Current Obituaries


Current Obituaries

Walter Dewitt Long

by DFH Inc. on 02/11/24

Walter Dewitt Long age 81 of Morristown passed away on February 8, 2024, at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System.

Walter was a lifetime resident of Morristown. Walter was a graduate of West High School, Morristown College and Tennessee State University. He was an employee of BASF Fibers for over 30 years. Walter was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and friend. 

Walter leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 56 years, Karen Brown Long; son, Walt (Melissa) Long; daughter, Libby (Warnell) Cobbs; sisters, Evelyn (Roger) Brown and Bettie (Robert) Kyle; grandchildren, Quentin Long, Preston Long, Colby Glover, and Ahmad Cobbs; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Long, Jr; mother, Mae Stewart Long; and brother, Mackey Long.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 12pm to 1pm at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home with services immediately following.

Johnny “JY” Young

by DFH Inc. on 02/08/24

Johnny “JY” Young 76, resided at Heritage Nursing Home passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2024 after a lingering illness.  He was saved and attended Rock of Ages Baptist Church and sung in the Choir until a massive stroke took his voice and damaged his vocal cords.  He never spoke or sung again.  He served in the United States Army.

He is preceded in death by wife Gladys Young, Mother, Opal Knight, Father, JW Proffitt.  Grandparents, Patrick and Josie Young.

Johnny leaves to cherish his memories three daughters; Tara, Latoya, Kesha.   Sisters, Kathy Luttrell, Sherry(Johnny) Kyle, One Brother Eddie Knight, half sisters Joy & Jackie Proffitt.  Half brother Jimmy Proffitt. One grandson Dareke, One granddaughter Chyann, Great grand children Amaree, Jasiell , Zhyann of Morristown. A host of host of nieces, cousins and friends.

Home Going Services at Dockery - Senter Funeral Home Sunday, February 11, 2024 4:00PM. Family and Friends visitation from 3:00 to 4:00 PM.  Dr. Rev. William P. Butler officiating.

Quandrus (Alvin) Fanney

by DFH Inc. on 02/02/24

Quandrus (Alvin) Fanney received his heavenly wings Tuesday, Jan 23 at Newport Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, a beloved son and friend to all he met .He loved wrestling, fishing, singing, his job, most of all he loved to make people laugh.

He was preceded in death by his Grandmother, Mother and Father in-law, and three uncles. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 14 yrs April, children Son’Quana, Keyshaun, Jaden, Zendaya, Christian. Step children Erich Jamison and Alyshia Caldwell. Parent’s Johnny and Mary, brother’s Tommy(Twania) Litton, Ramon(Cindi), sister Denise. Special family and friends, Cody, Justin, Jennifer and Cameron, Jake and Duck (Jackie) Coggins along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends. He also leaves 7 bonus grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service February 10th, 1 p.m. at Thorn Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Simpson and Pastor Kenneth Peacock officiating.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and kindness at this time.

Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home

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