Volume 51, Number 38

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, September 18, 2014


Margaret Ann Farmer Kraus
January 25, 1967 - September 8, 2014

LENOIR CITY, TN--Margaret Ann Farmer Kraus, 47 of Misty Ridge Dr., Lenoir City, TN. passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at her residence.
She was born Jan. 25, 1967 in Chattanooga to Albert and Ann Zimmerman Farmer. Mrs. Kraus was a social worker with the State of Tennessee Department of Children Services, active in More To Life Community in Knoxville and lived most of her life in Chattanooga and Knoxville area. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Guy and Margaret Zimmerman; great aunts and great uncles.
Survivors include her husband Randy Kraus, Lenoir City; mother and step-father, Ann and Jerry McGregor of Byrdstown; father, Albert Farmer of Destin, Fl; two uncles, Guy Zimmerman III of Cookeville and Rex Zimmerman of Byrdstown; one aunt, Paula Zimmerman of Cookeville; great-aunt Jessie Baker of Byrdstown; cousins, Mary Wells of Boston, MA. and Robert Wells of Nashville. Also survived by two half sisters, other cousins, family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating and burial at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery. Pallbearers were Randy Kraus, Jerry McGregor, Francis Baker, Stephen Wells, Robert Baker, Mike White and Gary Kraus. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com

Opal Davis McMillian
October 9, 2014 - September 9, 1915

BYRDSTOWN--Opal Davis McMillian, 98, of Byrdstown, formerly of Buckeye Road in Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in Livingston.
Born October 9, 1915 in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Hunter & Mischeal Price Davis. She was a homemaker and a member of Gunnís Chapel Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Holman J. McMillian, a son, Billy McMillian, and a grandson.
Her survivors include her son, Bruce (Linda) McMillian of Byrdstown; daughter-in-law, Jackie McMillian of Lancaster, three grandchildren, Angela Sodman, Patrick & Mark McMillian, and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were 1:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Don Hatton, with burial following in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers were Michael Davis, David & Steven Simpson, Mark May, Nathan Sodman & Mark McMillian. Friends and family may leave condolences or special memories on her tribute page at www.ramseyfuneralhome.com


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