Obituaries For The Week Of May 31, 2017

Ronald C. Crabtree

Ronald C. Crabtree, 75, of Columbus, passed away at 12:33 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2017, at Indiana University Methodist Hospital.

He was born Dec. 31, 1941, in Jamestown, Tennessee, to Willard C. and Lula Beaty Crabtree.

Ronald was former owner of the Tasty Shop in Edinburgh.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Metz officiating. Calling was  from 12:30 p.m. until service time Friday. Burial was held at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association through the funeral home.

Survivors include his sons, Ronald Dale (Betty Lacefield) Crabtree of North Vernon, Scott Crabtree of Indianapolis and Austin K. Crabtree of Columbus; a daughter, Patricia Sidebottem of Columbus; sisters, Carol Jean (Carson) Reagan of Englewood, Ohio, Diana Bush of Cookeville, Tennessee, Carmen (Jerry) Greathouse of Columbus and Sandra (Tom) Mercier of Carlock, Illinois; grandchildren, Kristy (Timothy) Hill, Ronald (Stacey) Crabtree, Derek Crabtree, Aaron Crabtree, Alexis Crabtree and Hank Crabtree; and five great-grandchildren.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Margaret Settles.

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home of Indiana was in charge of services.

Joanne C. Fies

Joanne C. Fies, age 73, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. Fies was born June 15, 1943 in Lebanon, PA. She worked in retail sales.

Mrs. Fies is survived by daughters, Allyson Manis & husband, Tony of Jamestown and Kelly Steward & husband, Terry of Lehighton, PA; grandchildren, Greg Steward & wife, Jenn of Jim Thorpe, PA, Kristy Spairana & husband, Mike of Bowmanstown, PA, Kayla Manis of Cookeville, Josten Koin of Jamestown, Tyler Manis of Cookeville, Sabian Koin of Jamestown, Autumn Koin of Jamestown, Makenzie Manis of Jamestown and Payton Manis of Jamestown; great-grandchildren, Korey Spairana of Bowmanstown, PA, Cody Steward of Jim Thorpe, PA, Kylie Steward of Jim Thorpe, PA, and Lydia Steward of Jim Thorpe, PA; brother, George Gingrich and wife, Carol of PA; sisters, Jane Gingrich of Duluth, GA, Joyce Gingrich of Bethlehem, PA, Vickie Razawich & husband, Thomas of Dallas, PA and Debbie Hummel & husband, Viera of Bethlehem, PA.

Mrs. Fies was preceded in death by husband, James F. Fies; father, George Gingrich; and mother, Helen (Christman) Gingrich.

The Family has chosen Cremation.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the arrangements.

Winburn Cale King

Winburn Cale King, age 80, of Grimsley, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Overton County Nursing Home.

Mr. King was born April 19, 1937 in the Bills Creek Community. He was an Electrician.

Mr. King is survived by wife, Fern (Cox) King; daughters, Linda Gail Davis & husband, Tim and Jeanna Ann Stephens & husband, Mark; son, Winburn Cale King, Jr.; grandchildren, Dakota, Josh & wife, Carol, Cassie & husband, Chris, Caleb and Colby; great-grandchildren, Brycen and Ava Marie; host of other family and friends.

Mr. King was preceded in death by son, Larry Ray King; father, Porter Harrison King; mother, Cora Alice (Clayborn) King; sisters, Opal, Molinda, Goldie King and Audry King; brothers, Alvin, Ray, Delmer and Doc Aaron King; and 2 infant siblings.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dale Cox officiating. A Military Service and burial was held  at Graveside provided by American Legion Post 137 in Kings Family Cemetery. Pallbearers included Mark Stephens, Josh Duvall, Lynn Duvall, Tim Davis, Chris Crabtree, and Colton Norris.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Delbert Garrett

Delbert Garrett, age 83, of the Shirley Community passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Signature Healthcare of Fentress Co.

Mr. Garrett was born November 9, 1933 in Fentress Co., TN. He worked in the automotive industry.

Mr. Garrett is survived by wife, Bessie (Bertram) Garrett; son, George Garrett and wife, Rebecca; daughters, Sandra Campbell and husband, Steve, Debra Hamby and husband, Doug; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Garrett was preceded in death by father, George Garrett; mother, Rhoda (Potter) Garrett; brother, Bill Garrett; great-grandson, Dylan Fowler.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the  Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Randy Smith officiating. Burial followed in Fentress Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers included Doug Garrett, Matt Garrett, Jake Garrett, Doug Hamby, David Stephens, and Josh Campbell.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Willard “Bill” Mitchell

Willard “Bill” Mitchell, age 92, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Mitchell was born December 23, 1924 in Armathwaite, TN. He worked for General Motors Corporation.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by wife, Patricia (Creselious) Mitchell; sons, Jimmy Mitchell & wife, Julie, Kevin Mitchell, and Mike Filler & wife, Jill; daughter-in-law, Kim Mitchell; son-in-law, Marshall Martin; children, Terry and Tressie; special son, Butch First & wife, Mariann; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Beachel Creselious.

Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by father, Judson J. Mitchell; mother, Ova (Kimbrell) Mitchell; daughter, Shelly Martin; sons, Willis Mitchell and Billy Keith Mitchell; brothers, James Mitchell and Glen Mitchell; sisters, Lova Mitchell and Reva Violet Gordon; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Darwin Nance officiating. A Military Service at Graveside provided by American Legion Post 137 and burial in the Mt. Helen Community. Pallbearers included Ronnie Koger, Michael Campbell, Doug Gordon, Scott Bledsoe, Mike Delk, Benji Cooper, Todd Mitchell,  Terry Reagan, and Travis Wiggins.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Stella Winningham

Stella Winningham, age 83, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. Winningham was born January 20, 1934 in Little Crab, TN. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Winningham is survived by husband, Eugene Winningham; daughter, Denise Mooneyhan & husband, John; sons, Terry Winningham & wife, Tina and Joe Winningham & special friend, Shelia Cooper; daughters, Cindy Vance & husband, Gib and Debbie Sasser & husband, Tom; son, Tony Winningham & wife, Ginger; daughter, Jeannie Pierce & husband, Marion; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Mrs. Winningham was preceded in death by father, Oscar Dewey Beaty; mother, Arlene Beaty; brothers, Lloyd Beaty, Floyd Beaty, Ralph Beaty, Harold Beaty; sister, Dorthy Ethel Reagon; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were  held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Randy Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Fentress Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers included John Mooneyhan, Gib Vance, Tom Sasser, Tony Winningham, Terry Winningham, and Joe Winningham.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Luther Smith

Luther Smith, age 67, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Mr. Smith was born February 11, 1950 in Scott Co., TN.

Mr. Smith is survived by wife, Teresa (Newport) Smith; sons, Jeremy Smith, Matthew Smith and wife, Crystal, Mark Smith and wife, Amy; daughters, Florence Mullins, Samantha Rayfield, Debbie Sieber and husband, Jonathan and Michelle Arms; twenty-two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Hubert Smith and wife, Tootsie; sisters, Shirley Foster, Elvita Live, and Beulah Smith.

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by father, Elmer Smith; mother, Lottie (Smith) Myers; sister, Rose Smith.

The Family has chosen Cremation.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the arrangements.