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Subject: [TNMORGAN] 7/16/2006 Obituaries - Knoxville News Sentinel
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 23:44:13 +1000

ALLEN, F. RUTH - age 78, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July
15, 2006 in a local hospital. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Mrs. Allen was the daughter of the late George W. and Mary Ellen Walker
Kiestler. She is survived by: her husband of sixty years, Ed Allen of
Cleveland; three sons, Tommy Allen of Charleston, David Allen of Lenoir City
and Mark Allen of Manchester; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted
at 2:00 Monday, July 17, 2006 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home
with Reverend Don Brewer officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest
Memorial Gardens with Danny Wooden, Harry Elmore, Benny Elmore, Jason Allen,
J.J. Brown and Bryan Comer serving as pallbearers. Her family will receive
friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2006 at the funeral home. Memorials
may be made to: St. Jude's Children Hospital, Attention: Memorial
Department, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105. We invite you to
send a message of condolence and view the Allen family guestbook at:

BALLARD, ELVA - of Peoria, IL., went home to be with her blessed Savior on
July 1, 2006. Born Aug. 24, 1935, in Mobile, AL. She leaves behind, 4
children, including her daughter, Paula (Micheal) Isenberg of Clinton, TN; 8
grandchildren, including John (Tiffany) Baitinger; and 2

BATES, EDDIE WAYNE - age 55 of Mascot, went to be with the Lord, Saturday
July 15, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital. Preceded in death by: 1st wife, Wanda
Faye Bates; parents, Earl and Francis Bates. He is survived by: his love of
2 years, Lisa Bates; children, Chad Bates, Diana Bates and fiancée, Andy
Cardwell; grandchildren, Dustin, McKenzie and Peyton Bates, Keegan and
Kiarrah Cardwell; brother, John Bates; and sister, Vicky Larmer. Service 2
pm Tuesday Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel Fountain City, Rev. Mike Goodson and
Rev. Vonzell Whetsell officiating. Interment service to follow at Little
Flat Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers: Teri Lawrence, Michael Lawrence, L. D.
Harless, Darrell Brown, Andy Cardwell, and Chuck Hill. Mr. Wayne Rose will
serve as honorary pallbearer. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 pm Monday
at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

BRADSHAW, WILLIAM J. - age 79 of Maynardville, left his ragged body behind
for a new one early July 15, 2006 to join his beloved daughter Billi in
Heaven-what a reunion!! His parents and 13 brothers and sisters also met him
at the gate. Bill was born in Indiana on July 4, 1927; he moved his family
to Tennessee in 1966 to operate Hickory Star Resort on Norris Lake until he
retired in 1983. Bill was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in
Halls, a member of the Union County Optimist Club, and proudly served his
country in the U.S. Navy. Left behind to miss him terribly is: his wife of
57 years, Carolyn; his daughter, Jeri; his furry pal, Abbi; one sister,
Sarabelle Parfitt and husband Vaughn of Delaware; special sisters-in-law,
JoAnn Mullendore and husband Roger, Ginny Bradshaw, all of Indiana. He loved
his adopted 'kids' Roger Goins, John and Marcie, Shelton and their daughter
Doree; he has a multitude of cousins, nieces, nephews and a huge number of
friends, but his best friends are Paris Archer and J.D. Shope. Family will
receive friends 5 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2006, with funeral service
to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel at Cooke Mortuary, Doctor Bruce Marston
and Reverend John Justice officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m. Monday at
Pleasant View Cemetery. Pallbearers: Matthew Mershon, Michael Mershon, Paris
Archer, J.D. Shope, Denny Patterson, and Dwayne McCarter. Honorary
pallbearers: Doctor John Vannoy, Doctor J. David Lee, and Doctor Lawrence
Hookman. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to CUMC. Cooke Mortuary,
Maynardville, TN.

COLLINS, NANCY ELIZABETH - 61, died June 17, 2006, in Oakland, California.
She was born on December 3, 1944, in Davenport, Iowa, to Thomas Clark
Collins and Marjorie Kepler Collins. The family moved to Coral Gables,
Florida in 1947. She lived in Florida until attending the University of
Tennessee in Knoxville, where she earned three degrees: a B.S. in
Mathematics in 1969, an M.S. in Continuing and Higher Education in 1976, and
a Ph.D. in Public Service Communication in 1981. Working for the U.S.
Department of Energy and as a consultant, Dr. Collins advanced the field of
energy conservation. Designing methods of evaluation, she improved the
performance of programs such as federally funded weatherproofing for
low-income families and others benefiting such diverse groups as utility
companies, schools, hospitals, naval bases and Native American tribes. She
trained others in evaluation and organized many conferences. In 1990 the
American Evaluation Association awarded her the Myrdal Award for Government
Service. Dr. Collins worked at the Energy Department's Oak Ridge National
Laboratory in Tennessee from 1980 to 1985, when she moved to the Argonne
National Laboratory as its Energy and Environmental Policy Scientist and
lived in Lisle, Illinois. She consulted for Bevilacqua-Knight Inc. of
Oakland, California, until 1993 when she founded Q4 Associates in Oakland.
Nancy is survived by: her husband and professional partner of twenty years,
Martin J. Bernard III, of Oakland; three stepchildren: Jay (Imke) Bernard of
Racine, Wisconsin, Dan (Marcia) Bernard, and Jill Bernard of St. Paul,
Minnesota; one sister, Judy (Blakeney) Richard of Kingsville, Texas; one
nephew, John (Jasmin) Richard of Arlington, Virginia; four
step-grandchildren; and one grandniece. A lover of flowers and animals, she
also leaves her german shepherd, Zoe, 14 years, A memorial service for Nancy
will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2006, at Summit Church in
Scott County, Iowa, with burial following in the Kepler family plot at
Summit Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Treasurer of the Summit
Cemetery Fund, Joanne Fahrenkrog, 208 S. 8th St., Eldridge, Iowa, 52748.

CORDLE, TOM H. - age 81 of Kingston, formerly of Chickamauga, GA, passed
away Friday July 14, 2006 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was
member of Young's Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, retired from Union
Carbide, a Navy Veteran of WWII where he served as a medic. He was an avid
supporter of the Roane County High School football program. Tom enjoyed life
and had many friends. Survivors include: wife, Ann E. Lay Cordle of
Kingston; daughter, Tommi Tyndall of Solway; step-daughters, Karen Mayton
and Jill Duncan, both of Kingston; granddaughter, Sarah Marie Tyndall of
Solway; step-sisters, Francis Everett of Kingston, Margaret Laesch of
Cartersville, GA; 6 step-grandchildren; 1 step- great grandchild. Funeral
will be at 1pm Monday in the Kyker Chapel with the Rev. William D. Patterson
and Rev. David Craig officiating. Burial will be in Kingston Memorial
Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4pm Sunday July 16,
2006 at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. In lieu of flowers, the family
suggest memorials to: the Gideon Bibles or the Tom Cordle Memorial Fund
Roane County High School Football Program in his honor. Kyker Funeral Home
in Kingston in charge of arrangements.

FOUST, FRANK RUSSELL SR. - age 84 of Morristown, passed away Saturday, July
15, 2006 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. He was the son of Hardin T. and
Bertha Bean Foust, and was preceded in death by: his brother, Robert; and
sister, Selma Ledford of Augusta, Ga.; and brother, Fate of Thompson
Station, TN. Mr. Foust was a successful entrepreneur and contractor founding
Foust Metal Works in 1957 and co-founding TRIAD Group and East Tennessee
Steel Supply in 1978. His present and former employees number in the
hundreds. He was a deacon at Manley Baptist Church, and avid outdoorsman,
Master Mason of Lodge 231 for 56 years and a faithful and loving family man.
He is survived by: his wife of 58 years, Billie; and son, F. Russell, Jr.
and wife Mary Nelle; son, Byron and wife Rebecca, Grandchildren surviving
are: Ashley Gilmer and husband Lance; Eric, Rusty, Andy and wife Rachael.
The family will receive friends from 68 p.m. Monday, July 17, prior to
services at Allen Funeral Home. Interment will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July
18 at Jarnagin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made MATS
Shelter. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HAGLER, JAMES HOWARD, JR. - of Knoxville, departed this life, Saturday,
July 15, 2006 to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Born April 24,
1974. He leaves to cherish his memories, wife, Carolyn; sons, Xxavier and
Dante and unborn daughter, Ariana; father and mother, James, Sr. And Evelyn
Hagler; mother and father-in-law, Helen and Leon Cox; sisters, Tina (Tim)
Tobin and Angela Hagler; brother, Eric Hagler; nieces, KeShaunte Tobin and
Adaisha Russell; nephew, DeMarcus Russell, Jr. and a host of other relatives
and friends. Family and friends will assemble at the Hagler residence, 1912
Radiance Dr. Family will receive friends Wednesday July 19, 2006 from
5:30-6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Roseberry City, funeral to follow at
6:30 p.m. Interment, Thursday, July 20th, Rev. Walter L. Ghosten
officiating. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

JONES, JOHN A - age 83 of St. Marys, GA, died Friday, July 14, 2006 at his
residence. He was born to the late Corrie and John A. Jones, Sr. on July 27,
1922 in Woodstock, AL. He was the National Director of Apprenticeship
Training for International Union Operating Engineers for 15 years. A sister,
Betty Joe Owings preceded him in death. John is survived by: his wife,
Audrey Jones of St. Marys; son, Johnny Jones (Trish) of Warner Robins, GA;
two daughters, Ronna J. Nelson (Kirk) and Linda J. Victory (Frank) both of
St. Marys; and two grandsons, Shannon Jones (Paula) of Jacksonville, AL and
John A. Jones IV of Milwaukee, WI. The family will receive friends Sunday
from 6 to 8 pm. at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City, TN. Funeral services
will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
John A. Jones IV officiating. A Masonic Service will follow. Interment will
be in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that
memorials be made to: the Salvation Army, 1909 Osborne Rd, St. Marys,
Georgia 31558 and to: Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Pkwy,
Brunswick, Georgia 31525. Edo Miller Camden Chapel of Kingsland and Click
Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of John A. Jones.

LAMONS, MYRTLE BLANCHE - age 82 of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord,
Saturday July 15, 2006 at Shannondale Health Care Center. Member of Center
View Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: husband, Cyril Lamons; parents,
Charles and Laura Edington; sisters, Mae Valentine and Anna Lee Taylor;
brother, James Edington. Survivors: daughter, Pat Seiber; daughter and
son-in-law, Brenda and Bob Kennedy; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and
Donna Lamons; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister and
brother-in-law, Ruth and Tom Letsinger; brother, Clyde Edington; several
nieces and nephews. Family wishes to thank the staff of Shannondale Health
Care Center for their support and care. Service 8 pm Sunday Mynatt Funeral
Home Halls Chapel, Rev. Elbert Kitts officiating. Family and friends will
meet 9:45 am Monday at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens for an interment service
at 10 am. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 pm Sunday at Mynatt Funeral
Home Hall Chapel.

LINEBAUGH, JANET LEONA BULL - age 70 of Maryville, passed away peacefully at
home July 15, 2006 following a courageous battle with A.L.S. Janet was born
in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Trenton High School in 1954. She was
a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Janet and Billy married at Elmendorf
Air Force Base, Alaska in September 1955. She enjoyed traveling with family
throughout the U.S. and abroad and she was an avid antique collector. She
was preceded in death by: her parents, Harold Lester Bull of Detroit, MI and
mother, Mabel Edith Keyser of Alcoa, TN. Survivors include: her loving
husband, Col. Billy Sumpter Linebaugh of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law,
Lisa and Steven Stroupe of Knoxville; daughter, Mary Linebaugh of Atlanta,
GA; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Penny Linebaugh of Maryville;
grandchildren, Jamison Stroupe and fiancée Courtney Beal, Jeremy Stroupe of
Knoxville, Whitney Linebaugh of Atlanta, GA, Danielle and Noah Linebaugh of
Maryville; sisters, Doris Fariello and Patricia Guenther of Michigan; sister
and brother-in-law, Carol and Ralph Files of South Carolina; brother, Larry
Hall of North Carolina; brother and sister-in-law, Rodney and Hai Cooke of
West Virginia; several cherished nieces and nephews. The family will receive
friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home.
Family and friends will meet 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home to
proceed to Holston College Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service with
Chaplain Ron Russell officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests
that memorial donations be made to: the A.L.S. Association, Tennessee
Chapter, P.O. Box 40244 Nashville, TN 37204. The family wishes to thank the
University of Tennessee Medical Center Home Care, Hospice Staff, and
Physicians. They also wish to extend their thanks to all of their close
friends for their continued love and support. McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral
Home, Maryville 982-6812.

LONG, ROBERT REED - age 84 of Morristown, passed away Saturday, July 15,
2006 at Lakeway Hospital in Morristown. Preceeded in death by: his wife,
Lucille Summers Long; parents, Reed Dawson and Louanna Long; brothers, Jay
and Ernest Long; sisters, Minnie Bacon and Effie Bacon. He is survived by:
his daughters, Carolyn Edwards and Sheila Gordon; granddaughters, Cindy
Antrician, Wendy Edwards, and Stephanie Gordon; five great grandchildren;
one great great grandchild; brother, Glen Long and wife Marguerite; special
friend, Betty Yount and caregivers. Family and friends will meet for a
graveside service Monday at 11 am at Bethesda Cemetery with Reverend John
Arnette officiating. Friends may call at their convenience Sunday at Mynatt
Funeral Home in Fountain City.

McCARTER, CAROL KELLY GAMBILL - age 63, passed away peacefully on July 14,
2006 after a brief illness at Baptist Hospital where she served as a nurse
for many years. Preceded in death by: mother, Stella Houser Kelly; father,
Clifford Ijams Kelly; sister, Helen Kelly; brother, Kenneth Kelly. Survived
by: husband, Bernard McCarter; daughters, Becky Gambill of Knoxville; Nancy
Gambill of Valrico, FL; step-mother Nancy Kelly; sister and brother-in-law,
Dorothy and Travis Parker; brother, James "Bud" Kelly; brother and
sister-in-law, Clyde and Bobi Kelly; grandchildren, Jenny, Brad, Laura,
Travis, Sarah, and Austin Musgrave and Sabrina Horner; step-children, Rhonda
Horner and Brent McCarter. Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until
8:00 pm Monday in the Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with funeral services to
follow at 8:00 pm, Rev. Charles Burnett officiating. Family and friends will
meet at Sherwood Memorial Gardens at 3:00 pm Tuesday for interment services.
Pallbearers will be: Brad, Travis, and Austin Musgrave; Mike Kelly, Kevin
Kelly, and Eddie Rice. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.

MILLS, LOUIE, JR. - 57 of Corryton, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2006 at
his home. Survived by: wife, Mary Mills of Corryton; daughters, Elizabeth
Cook of Mascot, Charolette Barns of Crossville; sons, Timmy Mills of
Georgia, Louie Mills III of Corryton; stepson, Mikey Shoap; 6 grandchildren;
4 sisters; 5 brothers; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 8 pm
Sunday, Fielden Chapel with Rev. Tim Farow and Rev. Gregg Shelton
officiating. Interment 11 am Monday, Valley View Cemetery. The family will
receive friends Sunday, 6-8 pm at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. 475-3468

OWENBY, PHILLIP HOMER - age 54 of Knoxville, died Friday, July 14, 2006 in
Chattanooga. Phillip was a combat veteran of Vietnam, serving as a medic in
the U.S. Army. He was a devoted and loving husband and father. He was
preceded in death by his father, Homer William Owenby. Survivors include:
his wife, Vicki Owenby; daughters, Johanna and Kristen Owenby; mother,
Margaret Juanita Owenby; brothers, Paul and Curtis Owenby; sisters, Patricia
Compton, Gail Owenby, Betty Owenby, Billie Owenby, Lucy Chapman, and Debbie
Rogers. Mr. Owenby was cremated and a memorial service will be held at 7:00
p.m. Monday, July 17, 2006 in the Dotson Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Don
Brakebill officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00
p.m. Monday at Dotson Funeral Home, 4838 Wildwood Road, Maryville/Seymour.

SCOTT, ALLEN BERRY - 79 of Robinson Rd., Loudon, died Saturday, July 15,
2006. Allen was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid bowler & fisherman &
retired from Dana Corp., veteran of WW II, US Army having served in France &
Germany. Preceded in death by parents, George & Ella Russell Scott Mitchell
& step father, Joe Mitchell survivors: wife of 61 years, Imogene Harvey
Scott; daughters, Patricia Harding, Rushville, Ind., Linda Gosnell, Loudon &
Gloria Getter & Gary, Troy, Ohio; sons, Larry A. & Peggy Scott, Rushville,
Ind., Allen B. Scott & Verna, Loudon; 13 grandchildren; 26 great
grandchildren; brothers & sisters in law, Melvin & Annie Scott, New Paris,
Ohio, Russell & Zula Scott, Richmond, Ind.; sisters, Margaret Williams,
Cincinnati, Ohio, Ruth Parks, Loudon; sister in law, Ellen Skidmore, Loudon;
brother in law, Norman Smallen, Loudon; nieces & nephews. Funeral services 7
p.m. Monday Loudon Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ronnie Davis & Rev. Wyman
Smallen officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Tuesday Watts Cemetery with military
honors by American Legion Posts 120, 70 & 256, & VFW Post 5150, Loudon.
Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday Loudon Funeral Home.

SHARP, JAMES C. "JACK" - age 77 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, July
15, 2006 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice. Veteran of World War II serving
in the United States Army, former sheet metal worker, owner of Clinton Bus
Company and a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. Preceded in death
by: mother, Thula Oxendine Sharp; father, James C. Sharp, sisters, Rose Reeb
and Mabel Stull; brothers, Walter and Charles. Survivors: wife, Carolyn
Sharp; daughters, Elaine Shoffner and Jackie Ingram; grandson, Chris
Shoffner; granddaughters, Shannon Ingram and Brianna Ingram; brother, Elmer.
Family and friends will meet 10:45 am Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for a
graveside service at 11:00 am, Rev. Charlie Lynch officiating. Family will
receive friends 6 to 9 pm Monday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

SWAN, JANET ALLISON - 44, died Wednesday morning, July 12, 2006 in Los
Angeles, CA after an extended illness. Preceded by: her grandparents, Mr. &
Mrs. Floyd Allison and Mr. & Mrs. Elvis Crawford. She is survived by: her
parents, Mr. & Mrs. Guy Allison. Her children are: Christopher, Colby Swan,
and Matthew Allison. Her surviving husband is: Tommy Swan. Siblings include
Diana Cartee, Suzette Rankin, Sherry Bowe, and Kim Edwards. Son-in-laws: Jim
Cartee, Jesse Bowe, and Ray Edwards. Nieces and nephews are: Allison Mills,
James Cartee, Mitchell Rankin, Jennifer Rankin, Corey Bowe, Adam Edwards,
and Kallie Allison. Special thanks to Vincent Garcia. Memorial services held
in Greenfield, TN at Williams Funeral Home on Monday, July 17, 2006 at 1:00
p.m. Janet's wishes were to be buried beside two of her grandparents, Mr. &
Mrs. E.F. Allison of Greenfield.

TERRY, HAZEL CLABO - age 93 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, July 15,
2006 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice and is now at peace with her loving
Lord. She is retired from Knox County School System and taught children in
their Sunday School Class for many years. She was a loving mother,
grandmother and great grandmother and her family was the Love of her life.
Preceded in death by: husband, Rev. Robert Terry Sr.; daughter, Rhonda
Kirby; son, Robert Terry Jr; grandson, Robert (Bob) Terry III; parents,
Luther and Corina Clabo. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Jess (Buster)
and Shirley Terry; daughter-in-law and loving caregiver, Claudette Terry;
son-in-law, Roy Kirby; grandchildren, Teresa Comb, Jewell Glasgow, Jim
Terry, Charlotte Giles, Kenny Terry and Julie Herrell; several great
grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister, Ruth Chamberlin.
Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday at Bridges Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Al
Smith officiating. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at
Asbury Cemetery for the interment at 10:00 a.m. The family will receive
friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike

THORNTON, REBA JEAN HEATHERLY - age 65 of Norwood, Ohio, formerly of
LaFollette, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2006. Preceded in death by:
parents, Luke & Azilee Pierce Heatherly; brothers & sisters, Christien,
Louise, Albert & Elmer. Survivors: husband of 47 years, Kenneth F. Thornton;
son & wife, Michael & Mary Thornton; grandchildren, Michael Joe & wife
Maianne, Rachel & Sarah; great grandson, Malachi; brothers, R.L. Heatherly,
LaFollette; Joe Heatherly, Dayton, Ohio; sisters, Dean Sheckles, Wanda
McNeil, both of LaFollette; Faye Groves, Largo, FL. Funeral service 2 p.m.
Monday, Cross Chapel, Rev. Jim Heatherly officiating. Interment Bakers Forge
Cemetery. Family will receive friends 12 noon until 2 p.m. Monday at Cross
Funeral Home, LaFollette.

WAUFORD, ELIZABETH VASEY - age 77 of South Knoxville, daughter of the late
George and Edith Gibbs Vasey, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at the
University of Tennessee Medical Center. She is preceded in death by: her
husband, Charles E. Wauford, Jr.; sister, Jane Vasey Gabellin. She is
survived by: her daughters, Melissa Wauford and Gail Wauford; brother, Joe
Vasey and wife Alice; sister-in-law, Jane Wauford; nieces, Giannina
Gabellini Brown, Becky Patterson, Frances Lange, and Patti Swersky.
Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
InterFaith Health Clinic, 315 Gill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.

*~ Tina ~*
*In God We Trust*

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