- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 6 May 2009.
Wanell Gray Masters obituary
- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 28 Sep 2006.
Gary C. Gray obituary
- [S112] Census, 1930.
Name James P Masters
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Newport, Cocke, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status Single
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1928
Father's Birthplace Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace Tennessee
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 9
Herbert F Masters Head M 41 Tennessee
Lillian Masters Wife F 32 Tennessee
James P Masters Son M 2 Tennessee
- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 1 Sep 2016.
(February 17, 1928 - September 1, 2016)
U.S. Veteran James P Masters, age 88, passed away with family by his side on September 1st, 2016. A lifelong resident of Newport, Jim took great pride in serving his community as a past city council member and as a supporter of the Newport police and fire departments, school and cemetery boards, as well as numerous other civic organizations to promote the growth and development of his beloved community. As a veteran, he was a mechanic in the Army Air Corps utilizing skills he learned from his Dad, Herbert Masters. Jim was a member and past Deacon of the Newport Presbyterian Church. For over 50 years, Jim was very active in the Lion’s Club on a local, state and international level and was recognized with many service awards and prestigious honors, including the Melvin Jones Fellowship, which is the highest form of recognition conferred by the organization. Jim took particular pride in working for the support of the Lion’s Club Volunteer Blind Industries in Morristown and the Lions East Tennessee Eye Bank in Knoxville. Jim is survived by his Daughter and Son-in-law, Mike and Linda Bacon of Kingsport, Tn; Step Son and Wife, Tony and Meredith Gray of Plano, Texas; Step Daughter, Mary Alice Cooke of Atlanta, Ga; Grandson, Dennis Bacon of Johnson City, TN; Grand-daughter and Husband, Michelle and Joe Matthews of Dublin, Ohio. Jim was beloved by his family, neighbors and friends with whom he shared many cherished memories. His caring and friendly nature will remain in our hearts, along with most memorable quote “What can I do for you today”. Jim’s life will be celebrated at a memorial service on Saturday, September 10th, 2016. Family will receive friends from 1p – 2p with the service to follow immediately in the Manes Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lions Volunteer Blind Industries 758 West Morris Blvd Morristown, TN 37813 or Newport Lions Club P O Box 152 Newport, TN 37821 or Newport Presbyterian Church 399 Hedrick Drive Newport, TN 37821. Family and friends may sign the guest register on line at: www.manesfuneralhome.com Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home.