Obituaries

David Michael Taylor

Sunday, June 25, 2017
David Michael Taylor, age 64, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord following a courageous battle with Leukemia on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born on May 17, 1953 a son of the late David Udell and Ester Shaw Taylor. He lived all of his life Read More

Margaret Montalean Baldwin Dishner

Saturday, June 24, 2017
The soul of Margaret Montalean Baldwin Dishner left her body on Friday, June 23, 2017 and went home to be with her Savior. Montalean was born in Ashe County, N.C., a daughter of the late Gaither and Maggie Stykes Baldwin. Montalean worked at the Big Jack and L.C. King Co., in the ear Read More

Ella Kate Strong

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ella Kate Strong, age 82, of Bristol, VA passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the NHC Healthcare of Bristol. She was born March 22, 1935 in Gate City, VA to the late William and Victoria Crook Kendrick, and she lived most of her life in the Bristol area. Along with Read More

Mary Lucile Swiney McHenry

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Mary Lucile Swiney McHenry passed away on June 22, 2017 at Cornerstone Village (formerly Appalachian Christian Village) in Johnson City, Tennessee at the age of 101, just 13 days shy of her 102nd birthday. Lucile McHenry was born July 5th, 1915 to the late Robert Preston and Trula Catherin Read More

Dr. Michael Byron Lady

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Dr. Michael Byron Lady "Doc" passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 surrounded by the beauty and tranquility of South Holston Lake in Bristol, TN. He is survived by his wife, Tena Short-Lady of Bristol, TN; his father, Dr. W.C. "Dub" Lady of Kingsport, TN; daughter Jennifer Pruhs and husb Read More

Evelyn McReynolds Ledwell

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
On June 19, 2017, Evelyn "L" McReynolds Ledwell died peacefully at home held tenderly in the arms of the people she loved most; her husband, Richard L. Ledwell I, who was the love of her life, and their beloved son and daughter-in-law, Richard L. “Ricky” and Tracy Ledwell. As Read More

Donald F. Clark

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Donald F. Clark, age 73, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a retired machinist from Reynolds/Ball Corporation in Bristol, VA. Don was a member of Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church and the Cornerstone Sun Read More

Mattie Newton Fleenor

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mattie Newton Fleenor, 86, passed away on June 20, 2017 at The Wellmont Hospital in Bristol, TN surrounded by her family whom she loved dearly. She was born on December 23, 1930 in Inman, Va. to Roy Clyde and Eliza Woods Newton. Mattie married Howard C. Fleenor, Jr. They made their hom Read More

James Robert “Bob” Bailess

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Bob Bailess, 81, passed away peacefully at his home on June 19, 2017, in the company of his loved ones. He was born in Grantsville, WV on August 24, 1935, to the late Ernest and Nellie Bailess. Bob graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1954. He was an All-State football player Read More

Gloria Rogers

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Gloria Rogers, 88, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with her Lord on June 19, 2017. She was born in Sullivan County, the daughter of the late Isaac and Bessie Bentley Harless. Everyone who knew her, loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Therman Rogers; son, Gary Rogers,  Read More