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April 24, 2007
On April 22, 2007, BARBARA L. (nee Hughes), age 70; daughter of the late George and Birdie Hughes; wife of Michael Spinnato; mother of David and Donna Spinnato and daughter-in-law Terry Spinnato; dearest grandmother of Heather, Jamie, Nicole and David, Jr. Spinnato and Joshua Gillespie and Alston Smith. She also leaves behind four loving brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 24 at 8 P.M. Friends and family to be received 6 to 8 P.M. at the Morris Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, TN. Graveside service will be conducted Wednesday April 25 at 11 A.M. at Roselawn Cemetery, Johnson City, TN. Send condolences to 2700 Indian Ridge Road, #10, Johnson City, TN 37604.
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April 24, 2007
On April 22, 2007, BARBARA L. (nee Hughes), age 70; daughter of the late George and Birdie Hughes; wife of Michael Spinnato; mother of David and Donna Spinnato and daughter-in-law Terry Spinnato; dearest grandmother of Heather, Jamie, Nicole and David, Jr. Spinnato and Joshua Gillespie and Alston Smith. She also leaves behind four loving brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 24 at 8 P.M. Friends and family to be received 6 to 8 P.M. at the Morris Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, TN. Graveside service will be conducted Wednesday April 25 at 11 A.M. at Roselawn Cemetery, Johnson City, TN. Send condolences to 2700 Indian Ridge Road, #10, Johnson City, TN 37604.
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April 27, 2004
CATHERINE ANN WELLER, 84, of Johnson City, TN and formerly of Hagerstown, Maryland & Columbia, MD, left this life on Saturday, April 24, 2004 in Johnson City, TN. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel W. Weller, Jr., loving mother to Joanne C. Gilmer, Johnson City, TN, Judy A. Munn, Easton, MD and the late Daniel W. Weller, loving grandmother of ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 28, 2004 at the Columbia Memorial Park with the Rev. David Clause, officiating.
NEWS
April 27, 2004
CATHERINE ANN WELLER, 84, of Johnson City, TN and formerly of Hagerstown, Maryland & Columbia, MD, left this life on Saturday, April 24, 2004 in Johnson City, TN. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel W. Weller, Jr., loving mother to Joanne C. Gilmer, Johnson City, TN, Judy A. Munn, Easton, MD and the late Daniel W. Weller, loving grandmother of ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 28, 2004 at the Columbia Memorial Park with the Rev. David Clause, officiating.
NEWS
December 22, 2003
On December 20, 2003 MARGARET E. (nee Vincent); beloved wife of the late Charles H. Bartels; devoted mother of Janet Mentgen; devoted grandmother of Susan May, Mark and Barbara Mentgen; great grandmother of Michael and Melissa May and Dianna Mentgen. The family will receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Tuesday 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at which time services will begin. Interment Moreland Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring St., Johnson City, TN 37604.
NEWS
February 26, 2004
On February 22, 2004, LARRY WAYNE MACRANDER, 64, of Perry Hall, passed away Sunday morning at his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Ernest and Bernice Macrander. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Gary Bone, Meridian, MS, Alana and Bob Niedergerke, Denver, CO., Rita and Ron Atkinson, Johnson City, NY; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Richard Macrander, Reno, NV., Joel Macrander, Juneau, AK; one sister, Mary Ireland, Sedro Wooley, WA. Also several nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved dog, Booney.
FEATURES
By Ellen Creager and Ellen Creager,Knight-Ridder News Service | May 18, 1994
Dr. Abraham Verghese couldn't get away from it."AIDS, AIDS, AIDS: The word seemed to inform my every action. Like barnacles on a ship's hull, the stories of the Scottys, the Clydes and the Otises of the town clung to me."Dr. Verghese wasn't in New York City or San Francisco in the mid-1980s. He was a doctor in Johnson City, Tenn., a small town that viewed the AIDS epidemic as something as remote as Alcatraz or the moon."AIDS simply did not fit into this picture we had of our town," he writes in this breathtaking memoir.
NEWS
By DAN RODRICKS | November 11, 1994
In this week's mail, Robert Dubansky, administrative director of field operations for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, received a money order for $200 along with a note: "While I was employed at MIEMSS, I made some unauthorized phone calls that were personal. I feel that God wants me to make restitution."The note and check had been mailed from Johnson City, Tenn. Dubansky did not recognize the name of the woman who signed them. "And we could find no record of her being employed at [MIEMSS]
ENTERTAINMENT
By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,Sun Staff | April 15, 2001
The horror began at the photo desk in a Wal-Mart, in Johnson City, Tenn. My scream could be heard at least as far as the shoe department, perhaps even domestics. Twelve years of my life had brought me to this moment. Earlier in the day, after years of exhaustive efforts, I had actually managed to spend a few moments with my musical idol -- Elton John. To my astonishment, he had even graciously offered to pose for pictures with my friend and me. And now this. Now I was staring, disbelieving, at four indistinguishable prints.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | October 24, 1997
Lake Clifton's homecoming yesterday was about good times and good memories for City's Bryant Johnson, who orchestrated a come-from-behind 22-14 victory. It was the 13th-ranked Lakers' third straight loss.Johnson set up his touchdown reception with a fumble recovery. He set up another score with a difficult catch. And he kicked two extra points, faking a third only to threw a conversion pass."Our playoff hopes are slim, but we came in here knowing we can still win the city championship," said Johnson, whose team (5-3, 4-1)
NEWS
February 26, 2004
On February 22, 2004, LARRY WAYNE MACRANDER, 64, of Perry Hall, passed away Sunday morning at his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Ernest and Bernice Macrander. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Gary Bone, Meridian, MS, Alana and Bob Niedergerke, Denver, CO., Rita and Ron Atkinson, Johnson City, NY; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Richard Macrander, Reno, NV., Joel Macrander, Juneau, AK; one sister, Mary Ireland, Sedro Wooley, WA. Also several nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved dog, Booney.
NEWS
December 22, 2003
On December 20, 2003 MARGARET E. (nee Vincent); beloved wife of the late Charles H. Bartels; devoted mother of Janet Mentgen; devoted grandmother of Susan May, Mark and Barbara Mentgen; great grandmother of Michael and Melissa May and Dianna Mentgen. The family will receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Tuesday 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at which time services will begin. Interment Moreland Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring St., Johnson City, TN 37604.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,Sun Staff | April 15, 2001
The horror began at the photo desk in a Wal-Mart, in Johnson City, Tenn. My scream could be heard at least as far as the shoe department, perhaps even domestics. Twelve years of my life had brought me to this moment. Earlier in the day, after years of exhaustive efforts, I had actually managed to spend a few moments with my musical idol -- Elton John. To my astonishment, he had even graciously offered to pose for pictures with my friend and me. And now this. Now I was staring, disbelieving, at four indistinguishable prints.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | October 24, 1997
Lake Clifton's homecoming yesterday was about good times and good memories for City's Bryant Johnson, who orchestrated a come-from-behind 22-14 victory. It was the 13th-ranked Lakers' third straight loss.Johnson set up his touchdown reception with a fumble recovery. He set up another score with a difficult catch. And he kicked two extra points, faking a third only to threw a conversion pass."Our playoff hopes are slim, but we came in here knowing we can still win the city championship," said Johnson, whose team (5-3, 4-1)
NEWS
By DAN RODRICKS | November 11, 1994
In this week's mail, Robert Dubansky, administrative director of field operations for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, received a money order for $200 along with a note: "While I was employed at MIEMSS, I made some unauthorized phone calls that were personal. I feel that God wants me to make restitution."The note and check had been mailed from Johnson City, Tenn. Dubansky did not recognize the name of the woman who signed them. "And we could find no record of her being employed at [MIEMSS]
FEATURES
By Ellen Creager and Ellen Creager,Knight-Ridder News Service | May 18, 1994
Dr. Abraham Verghese couldn't get away from it."AIDS, AIDS, AIDS: The word seemed to inform my every action. Like barnacles on a ship's hull, the stories of the Scottys, the Clydes and the Otises of the town clung to me."Dr. Verghese wasn't in New York City or San Francisco in the mid-1980s. He was a doctor in Johnson City, Tenn., a small town that viewed the AIDS epidemic as something as remote as Alcatraz or the moon."AIDS simply did not fit into this picture we had of our town," he writes in this breathtaking memoir.
NEWS
June 12, 1992
A one-alarm fire Wednesday night caused property damage estimated at $40,000 to the Mount Washington Food Market in the 1600 block of Kelly Ave.Capt. Calvin Johnson, city Fire Department spokesman, said the fire started in an electrical outlet behind an ice cream cooler on the first floor of the two-story brick building.The fire was confined to the first floor.No one was injured in the fire, which was reported at 10:22 p.m.
NEWS
September 30, 2007
On September 28, 2007, CLOHIA L. HAHN (nee Blevins), 82, of Louisa, formerly of Essex, MD, at Louisa Health Care Center. Born June 2, 1925 in Konnarock, VA. She was the daughter of the late John H. and Mary Jane Blevins. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert A. Hahn. She is survived by her family including her sister, Pearl Sturgill of Johnson City, TN., and numerous nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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