Obituary for Willard Dennis Midgette
September 19, 1938 – October 19, 2002 • Funeral Home: Atchley’s Smoky Mountain Chapel – Cemetery: Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens
Willard Dennis Midgette, age 64 of Wears Valley, died Saturday, October 19, 2002. • Mr. Midgette played professional baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers and was a retired school teacher with the Polk County, Florida school system. Mr. Midgette had lived in Wears Valley since 1997.
Survivors: Sons: David Midgette and Willard Dennis Midgette, Mother: Eulalie M. Martin, Sister: Donna Martin • Funeral services were 2 PM Thursday in Atchley’s Smoky Mountain Chapel with Rev. Keith G. Knight officiating. Interment followed in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family received friends 6-8 PM Wednesday at Atchley’s Smoky Mountain Chapel, Pigeon Forge.
Obituary for Lucy Jane Robertson Loveday
October 05, 1910 – October 21, 2002 • Funeral Home: Atchley Funeral Home – Cemetery: Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens
Lucy Robertson Loveday, age 92 of Pigeon Forge, passed away Monday, October 21, 2002 at her home. Mrs. Loveday was retired from the Sevier County School System in 1976 after 35 years of service. Most of Mrs. Loveday’s tenure was served at the two-room Middle Creek School and Underwood School in Kodak. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Pigeon Forge, where she shared her faith through teaching Sunday school for over 65 years. Mrs. Loveday was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Royce Loveday and son, James R. Loveday.Survivors: Son and Daughter-in-law: Jere D. and Gayle Loveday, Daughter-in-law: Edna Loveday Rogers and husband Roy Grandchildren: Glenna Loveday Jennings and husband Larry, of Seymour, Chuck Loveday of Seymour, Ikey Loveday, of Johnson City, Christy Loveday Maples and husband Jimmy,of Pigeon Forge, Molly Loveday, of Johnson City April Loveday, of Delaware, Great Grandchildren: Jimmy and Allen Odham, of Seymour, Aaron Jennings, of Seymour Bryson and Olivia Maples, of Pigeon Forge, Sisters: Lyda Householder, of Pigeon Forge, Hazel Conner, of North Carolina, Cleo King of Knoxville, Special friend: Ruby Tipton
Funeral service was 6 PM Wednesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. W.W. Cope and Rev. Wayne Cook officiating. Interment was 10 AM Thursday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family received friends from 4-6 PM Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, in Sevierville.
Obituary for Luther James Hatcher
June 09, 1940 – October 21, 2002
Funeral Home: Atchley Funeral Home
Cemetery: Millican Grove Cemetery
Luther J. Hatcher, age 62 of Sevierville, died Monday, October 21, 2002 at Fort Sanders-Sevier Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Hatcher and brother, Larry Hatcher.
Survivors: Wife: Barbara Fine Hatcher, Son and Daughter-in-law: Ronnie and Lisa Hatcher, Daughter and Son-in-law: Jana and Richard Reed, Grandchildren: Brittany and Brook Reed, Step-Grandchildren: Adam Pruitt and Aaron Woods, Mother: Clara S. Hatcher, Brother and Sister-in-law: William (Bill) and Doris Hatcher, Several nieces and nephews, Mother-in-law: Dora Fine.
Funeral service was 7 PM Wednesday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Parton and Rev. David Montgomery officiating. Interment was 11 AM Thursday in Millican Grove Cemetery. The family received friends 5-7 PM Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
Obituary for Lola Naoma Honeycutt Curtis
August 17, 1924 – October 22, 2002 • Funeral Home: Atchley Funeral Home – Cemetery: Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery
Lola Naoma Honeycutt Curtis, age 78 of Pigeon Forge, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002. She and her husband Roy were owners of Pigeon Forge Dish Co. and she was a member of First Baptist Church in Pigeon Forge.
Mrs. Curtis was preceded in death by her husband Roy Curtis in April 2002. • Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law: Judy Ann and James Robert King, Jr., Mobile, AL Granddaughter: Jada Marie King, Sisters: Ellene Smith and Margie Davis • Graveside service and interment was 4 PM Thursday at Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery with Rev. W.W. Cope officiating. Friends may call at their convenience after 11 AM Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.