Current Obituaries


Current Obituaries

Gaynell (Poochie) Simpson Scott

by DFH Inc. on 11/10/23

Gaynell (Poochie) Simpson Scott, 71, of Morristown, TN, passed away November 08, 2023 

She attended Morristown College and Garner Webb University

She was a loving mother and grandmother

Member of Thorn Hill Baptist Church

She was a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers fan


Gaynell was preceded in death by her father, Charles F. Simpson, her mother and 

Hazel Dotson Simpson, and granddaughter Tamia J. Clark.


She is survived by her son Dwayne L. Simpson, daughter Sherrye L. Scott, and 

long-time loving companion Harold Green.

Grandsons: Terrell J. Scott, Jonah L. Simpson, Tyrek J. Scott, Micah P. Simpson

Granddaughters, Carissa J. Simpson, Jordyn T. G. Simpson , Great Granddaughter 

Sophia Scott

Extended family David Lewelling, and Jesse Lewelling


Sister Charlotte (Eddie) Charles, sister Virginia Smith, brother Charles (Bo) 


A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, long-time friends and neighbors


She will be forever missed and loved

Eddie (Dwayne) Clark

by DFH Inc. on 11/09/23

Eddie (Dwayne) Clark (Ed), age 66, went to be with the lord on Thursday,     October the 26th.  Proceeded  in death by parents,  Martin Clark  and Juanita Vining, Sisters  Denise  and Kathy.  He leaves to remember him wife, Brend Clark, sons  Tyler  and Ryan and daughter Sarah,  also 10 grandchildren   Sister  Linda  Johnson.  He will forever be missed and loved.  No service  or visitation is planned at this time.  Cremation services provided by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home

Kenneth Earl Smith (Snake)

by DFH Inc. on 11/04/23

Kenneth Earl Smith (Snake) was born on December 22, 1942, in Filbert, West Virginia. He was the ninth child of William B. and Sallie Smith. In 1960 he graduated from Gary District High School. After graduation, Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in the United States and Germany. He received an honorable discharge from military service following ten years of service. Shortly thereafter, he was employed by Chrysler in Detroit, Michigan, for well over twenty years before retirement. In 2011, Kenneth left Detroit, Michigan and moved to Morristown, Tennessee. In addition to his father and mother, Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers, William B. Jr., Albert, Frank, David, Don, Jerry; sisters: Evelyn Joanne and Lillie and a beloved nephew, Dwight. Kenneth departed this life on October 26, 2023. He will be greatly missed by his wife Darlene, son Kenneth Jr. (Stacie) of Jacksonville, Alabama, grandchildren – Tequilla, Tiera, Tamia and Lulu Jackson of Piedmont, Alabama. Also left to mourn him are his siblings – sisters: Audrey Irene (Bernard), C. Lucille (Frederick), Bonnie, Hazel, Gail – brothers: Milton (Dolly) and Eddie; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2023 at east Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Chapel, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway in Knoxville. Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home in Morristown.

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