Obituary: Stella Ann Booker
Stella Ann Booker, 67, of 630 Mountain View Rd., Bluff City died suddenly Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. She was born in Lee County, VA to the late Henry and Ollie Mae Roberts Pannell. She moved to Bluff City when she was eighteen. Mrs. Booker was a member of Piney Flats Baptist Church and a retired employee of Shoney?s Restaurant. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her second husband Roy H. Booker and first husband, James Nelson, the father of her daughter; one sister, Lillie Mae Pannell and three brothers, Tommy Pannell, George Everett Pannell and wife Dorothy and J.D. Pannell. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Nelson, Bristol, TN; two sons, Chris Booker and William Booker both of Bluff City; a granddaughter and spouse, Elizabeth Roberts and Kenneth Roberts, Jr., Bluff City; two grandsons, Austin Dugger and Dustin Dugger, Bristol, TN; one great grandson, Jason Roberts, Bluff City; one special great granddaughter, Ali Roberts, Bluff City, two special nieces, Linda Pannell, Bluff City and Teresa Moore, Newport, TN and a special family friend, Carlos Gregg, Piney Flats. Other nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Booker will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, April 13, 2008 at Tetrick Funeral Home - Bluff City Chapel with Rev. Michael Patterson officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Blountville, TN. The family will receive friends from 1:30 - 3:00 P.M. prior to the service in the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home and other times at the residence. Active pallbearers will be Doug Patterson, Mike Dugger, Carlos Gregg, Ricky Morton, Chris Stewart and Kenneth Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Roberts, Austin Dugger, Dustin Dugger and Dillon Gregg. Condolences may be sent to the family electronically by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home - Bluff City Chapel is serving the Booker family. 423-538-7131