Services Saturday for newspaper icon

Sandra ClarkLoudon, Obits

A memorial service for Vernon McKinney, long-time newspaper editor and publisher in East Tennessee, is set for Saturday, Sept. 26, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 8801 Pleasant Hill Road, …

Remembering Bonnie Lou Moore

Sandra ClarkJefferson, Obits

A legendary East Tennessee music-maker has died.
Margaret “Bonnie Lou” Moore, 93, of Morristown, passed away on Sept. 21, 2020. She enjoyed a life-long career in gospel and bluegrass music alongside …

Bill Mullins made a difference in Knoxville

Sandra ClarkObits

Bill Mullins, former Knoxville business owner now living in Parsons TN, passed away Sept. 14, 2020, at age 88.
Former Knox County commissioner Bob Thomas wrote: “I am sad to hear …

Judge Pam Reeves was a trailblazer

Sandra ClarkInside 640, Obits

U.S. District Judge Pamela Reeves touched many lives and left a city to mourn her passing on Sept. 10 at age 66.
In 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Reeves to be …

Services today for Townsend mayor

Sandra ClarkBlount, Obits

Townsend Mayor Ronald W. Palewski, 82, passed away Sept. 6, 2020. He was a retired employee of Western Electric/Lucent Technologies with 42 years of service. Ron and wife Lorraine fell …

Mavis Kohler: Proud of military service

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Obits

Mavis Vanderpool Kohler of Oak Ridge died peacefully Sunday morning, Sept. 6, at age 99. She was a proud veteran of World War II.
She was teaching school when Pearl Harbor …

Services Thursday for Jacqueline Newman

Sandra ClarkObits, West Knox

Services will be Thursday, Sept. 10, for Jacqueline Tipton Newman, who passed away Sept. 3 at age 96. Mrs. Newman held her own with a bigger-than-life husband, James A. Newman, …

Michael Wylie remembered by friends

Sandra ClarkFountain City, Obits

Michael Allen Wylie, 69, passed away September 1, 2020. He was a well-known real estate appraiser who had worked with his father, the late Frank Wylie, in Appraisal Associates.
Mr. Wylie …