Obituaries for the week of December 26, 2018


James Stockton, age 83, of the Double Top Community, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Standing Stone Care & Rehabilitation.

Mr. Stockton was born August 6, 1935 in Jamestown, Tennessee.  He was a hardware store stocker.

Mr. Stockton is survived by wife, Shirley (Skelf) Stockton; son, Gary Stockton and wife Sandra; two daughters, Linda Kirby and husband Charlie and Becky Smith and husband Chuck; step-son, Russ Stephens and wife Cheryl; nine grandchildren, Derek Stockton and wife Megan, Christopher “Bo” Allred, Scott Allred and wife Kristy, Chad Stephens, Anthony Stephens and wife Regina, Trenton Stephens and wife Nakita, Chasitie Moles and husband Travis, Brandi Westmoreland and husband Josh and Courtney Smith; nineteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Teresa Koger and special friend Tommy and Peggy “Lucielle” Frazier; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends…


Sharon Kempton, age 65, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at Signature Healthcare of Fentress County.

Ms. Kempton was born June 3, 1953 in Muncie, Indiana.  She was in retail sales…

Read all the Obit in this weeks Fentress Courier.