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From: "Carol Gigante " <>
Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News-Sentinel Obituaries August 15, 2007
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 12:11:04 GMT

ATKINS, EDNA ALBERTA - age 97 of Merritt Island, Florida, formerly of Knoxville, died Monday, August 13, 2007 in Florida. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and retired from J.C. Penney's after 37 years of service. She was a member of the Business Women's Garden Club. Preceded in death by sister, Lola O'Fallon; brother, Paul Edward Atkins; and nephew, Paul O'Fallon. Survivors: Nephew and wife, Herbert and Carol O'Fallon of Merritt Island, Florida; great nephew, Paul S. O'Fallon of Cuming, Georgia; great niece, Paige Hux of Fayetteville, North Carolina; great-great nieces; Macy and Erin O'Fallon of Cuming, Georgia. Family and friends will met at Greenwood Cemetery on Friday at 10:45 a.m. for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Rev. Bruce Galyon Officiating. Stevens Mortuary Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway is serving the family of Miss Atkins. Miss Atkins' guest book is also available at

BROWN, JOEL RAY - age 58, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on August 12, 2007. He was a member of Keith Avenue Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran serving during Vietnam. He is preceded in death by: father, Ray Brown; mother, Dorothella Tindell; brother, James Brown and sister, Charlene Digby. Survivors: children; Scott Brown, Shannon Darby, Katrina Liguori, Shena Walsh and Melissa Brown; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Brenda Stratton and Janie Tindell. Service, 8:00 p.m., Thursday, Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jack Chapman officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday 12:30 p.m., Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City and proceed to Tennessee State Veteran Cemetery for interment service at 1:30 p.m. Military Honors provided by Volunteer State Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Thursday, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

CAGLE, MARY MARGARETE - age 90 of Strawberry Plains, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Highland Memorial (Bearden). 588-0567.

CAMPBELL, DON P. "PETE", SR. - 82 of Ferry St. Loudon, passed away Tuesday morning, August 14, 2007 at UT Hospital. Pete was a retired supervisor with Viskase Corp. & member of Bethany Baptist Church. Member & Past Master of Tennessee Lodge #204 F&AM. Preceded in death by wife, Selma Wyrick Campbell, parents, John Dennis & Elizabeth Boles Campbell. Survivors: 3 sons & spouses, Peno & Gail Campbell, Dennis "Dink" & Louise Campbell, Loudon, John & Debbie Campbell, Union Co., TN; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brothers & spouses, Nat & Eleanor Campbell, Loudon & Bill & Jean Campbell, Lenoir City; sister in law, Iva Mae Swan, Dandridge; nieces & nephews. Funeral services 8 p.m. Wednesday Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Jon Henson officiating. Private interment services Steekee Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family requests memorials to Tennessee Lodge #204 F&AM Building Fund. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Loudon Funeral Home.

COPELAND CAROLE SUE - age 67 of Knoxville, passed away Monday August 13, 2007 at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of Lonsdale Baptist Church and was attending West Lonsdale Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: parents, Allen and Hattie Smith and infant sister, Betty Jane Smith. Survived by: husband, Earl "Gene" Copeland; daughter, Susan Copeland Sewell and husband Jeff; grandchildren, Sara and Alli Sewell; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Eddie and Lu Ann Copeland, Jim and Georgia Copeland; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev Tom Everett officiating. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to New Gray Cemetery 10:45 a.m. Thursday for interment at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.

COX, REV. RALPH - age 90 of Halls, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2007. Arrangements incomplete. Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

GARY, PATRICIA SCHUMAN - 74 of Rolla, MO, died on August 11 at Wake Medical Center after declining health over the last month. Born January 20, 1933 in St. Louis, MO, she is predeceased by: her parents, Richard Eric Schuman and Lucille Wilson Schuman, and her stepmother, Margaret Sands Schuman. Mrs. Gary graduated from Rolla High School in 1951. She later earned her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN. The center of Mrs. Gary's life was her love of music, especially classical composers. She taught piano and organ to children through adult in Oak Ridge, TN, Knoxville, TN and Atlanta, GA for over 30 years. Patricia was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rolla. Patricia's father was a prominent businessman of Rolla founding the Schuman's Tourist City (motel), operated the Schuman Produce Co., a member of the Rolla City Council and Chairman of the Rolla Board of Utilities. She is survived by: her son, Loren Burch and wife!
Nanci of Raleigh, NC; daughter, Brenda Dearing and husband Larry of Knoxville, TN; Austin Schuman and wife Martha Ann of Melbourne Beach, FL and cousin, Charles Wilson (Willy) Schuman of Overland Park, KS. She is also survived by: her six grandchildren, Chelsea Burch Le Chatelier, Tyler Burch, Logan Burch, Sadie Burch, Ben Dearing and Nick Dearing, her niece Betsy Schuman, and her great-grandchild, Eva Michele Marie Le Chatelier. Graveside services will be held at Rolla City Cemetery on August 15, 2007 at 11:00 am.

HANSHAW, ADA - 77 of Kodak, passed away Monday August 13, 2007 at Ft. Sanders Medical Center in Sevierville. Arrangements are incomplete. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HILL, MELBA JUANITA - passed away in Houston, Texas on August 8, 2007, after a life of 83 years. Born in Luttrell, Tennessee, she was the daughter of Charles and Taleta Hill of Knoxville and Union County. She was an employee of the Atomic Energy Commission in Oak Ridge during World War II, and then moved to Texas, where she remained until her death. She was employed by TWA Transworld Airlines for over 30 years and traveled extensively. She is preceded in death by: one sister, Betty Price of Knoxville. Survived by: one sister, Dorothy Beeler, of Knoxville; as well as nieces and nephews, Carlos Beeler, Jr., Betty and Fred Hudson, Franklin and Sharon Price, and Melissa and Jon Shackleford. A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Knoxville with Dr. Alan Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to The 100 Club of Houston which supports families of fallen Firefighters and Police in Houston, 1223 Wes!
t Loop South, Suite 1250, Houston, TX 77027. Friends may call at Rose Mortuary, Broadway Chapel, at their convenience.

JENKS, JACK E. - age 76, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 13, 2007. He was a member of Holston Hills Freewill Baptist Church. Jack served in the United States Air Force and retired with 26 years of service from the United States Postal Service. Preceded in death by parents, Harry and Nina Jenks. Survived by wife of 54 years, Margaret Joyce Jenks; daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Robert Lundquist; Karen and Jeff Ferber; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Cathy Jenks; son, Steven Michael Jenks and fianc&#65533;, Carla McGill; grandchildren, Susan Discenza; Kenneth Kitts, Jr.; April Denton; Stephanie Guinn; Amy Burgis; Steven, Adam and Jared Jenks; Kimberly and Jennifer Ferber; 6 great-grandchildren; very special friends of family, Sheryl Jenks and Vickie Easterday; brother, Don Jenks and sister, Carolyn Reagan. Family and friends will meet at Riverside Community Cemetery on Thursday for 10:00 AM interment services with Rev. Jerry Ellison officiating!
. Military honors will be presented by Veterans United Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.

LOVEDAY, WALTER A. (BO) - age 83, of Dandridge, TN passed away Monday, August 13, 2007 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a member of French Broad Valley Baptist Church and retired from ASARCO mines. He is preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Lindsey Loveday; parents, H. M. Loveday and Martha Patterson Loveday; twin sisters; brother, W. M. Loveday; and granddaughter, Angela L. French. Survived by daughters, Joyce (J.T.) Simms of Dandridge, June (John) French of Jefferson City; and son, J. W. (Nina) Loveday of Knoxville; brothers, Troy (Gladys) Loveday and Roy (Juanita) Loveday of New Market; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandsons. Funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at the Farrar Dandridge Chapel with Rev. Charlie Harkleroad officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday morning at the funeral home to proceed to Hillcrest Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside interment service. The !
family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, TN (865) 397-2711

RENCH, HARVEY E. - age 83, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday August 13, 2007 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice. He was a member of New Life Assembly of God and served in the Army Air Corps in WWII. He was preceded in death by: first wife Beulah V. Pyles Rench; parents: Rowland and Lela Rench; 3 brothers; and 1 sister. Survivors include: wife Katherine Rench; daughters: Susanne (Jim) Billions, and Mary Ellen Owensby; son Harvey E. Rench II; grandchildren: Bryan Billions, Harvey E. Rench III, and Lela; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Gene Rench; several nieces and nephews; step-sons Ron Faulkner and David Faulkner; and 6 step-grandchildren. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to special niece Cassandra Barghout and the staff at St Mary's Residential Hospice for their love and caring support through Harvey's illness. Funeral services will be on Thursday August 16th at Lynnhurst Greenwood Chapel with the Reverend Darlene Miller officiating. Graveside s!
ervices will be on Friday at 11:00 AM at Lynnhurst Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 PM prior to the service.

ROBBINS, ROGER LEE - age 67, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2007 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a retired employee of Hickory Construction Company. Preceded in death by mother and father and several siblings. Survived by wife, Barbara Robbins; children: Faye Ann Lawson, Roger, Jr., and Billy Robbins; step-children, Bonnie Atkins, Joe Shellnut, Susan Hernandez, Donna Atkins, Denise Roberts; several grandchildren; sister, Wanda Hughes; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Mary Lilly; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Maxine Thompson and Dennis Patty. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 6 pm in the Halls Chapel of Mynatt Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel.

RUTHERFORD, KELCY CULLEN "JACK" - age 80 died at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Saturday, August 11, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents Doyle and Victoria Rutherford and an infant daughter Debra Sue. He was employed by Flav-O-Rich for 44 years, retiring as Operations Manager. He was a member of Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church, a Shriner and thirty second degree Mason. He was a devoted husband, a proud father and grandfather, an avid gardener, a wonderful cook and storyteller. He was also devoted to his blind cat B.B. for nineteen years and was a United States Navy Veteran serving in World War II. He is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Margaret Rutherford; daughters, Doris Hall and sons Brandon and Seth, Donna Turner and husband Greg and daughters Madison and Makensie; sons, David Rutherford and wife Suzi and daughters Kristi Grady and husband Bill and Shana Turnmire, Frank Rutherford and wife Judy and children Holly and Levi, Doyle Rutherford and girlfriend Ca!
ssie Stipes; brother, Kenneth Rutherford and wife Pansy and daughter Beth; sisters, Dora Webb and husband Harold, Mildred Rutherford and son Joel Hutcheson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Committal service will be on Wednesday at 2 pm at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Kenneth Rutherford, David Rutherford, Doyle Rutherford, Frank Rutherford, Brandon Hall and Seth Hall, Joel Hutcheson, Greg Turner, Harold Webb, Hank Shepperd and Chris Tate and Levi Colley. A special thank you to the second and fourth floor staffs of Bristol Regional Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Haven of Rest, 624 Anderson Street, Bristol, Tennessee 37620, Shriners Children Hospital, Attn. Aenne Doughty, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605, or Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church, 224 Midway Drive, Bristol, Tennessee 37620. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to

SCHUBERT, DOROTHY JOYCE - 73 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday August 12, 2007 at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville. Dorothy was a homemaker and involved with the Girl Scouts and was a volunteer substitute teacher in the Knox County School System. She was preceded in death by: parents, Charles and Elsie (Anderson) Butturini; sister, Charlene Butturini. Dorothy is survived by: her husband of 56 years, Ralph Schubert; son, Ralph Schubert Jr.; daughter, Angela Parrott, all of Knoxville; 4 grandchildren, Mellissa Cheyenne, Chance and Jacob Schubert, Kyendal Parrott, all of Knoxville; brothers, Charles and Jack Butturini; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Bob Bunch of Sweetwater; several nieces, nephews; special friends, Sallie Cookenour, Cindy Sams and Jody Billips, and numerous friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday August 15, 2007 from 6-8 pm at Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 pm with Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Everyone will m!
eet at Oak Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery Thursday morning by 11:00 am for graveside service at 11:00 am. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of final arrangements for Mrs. Dorothy Joyce Schubert.

STALLINGS, CLARA - age 84 of West Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Monday, August 13, 2007 after a long productive life. She was preceded in death by: husband, Paul Stallings; parents, Charles and Altha Reed; brothers, Charles Reed, Jr. Bill Reed and Glen Reed. She is survived by: her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Jeff Ward; grandsons, Sam and David Ward; sister, Lula Reed; brother John Reed. A funeral service will be 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rev. Perry Duncan officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Bethel United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 2004 Amherst Road, Knoxville, TN 37921. The family will receive friends 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

STALLINGS, LILLIE - age 71, of Knoxville passed away August 13, 2007 at St. Mary's Hospital. She is preceded in death by first husband Earl Dockery and second husband Reford H. Pratt. Survived by sons Victor and Michael Dockery; grandson: Jarrod Dockery; daughters, Shiela Foster, Anita Pratt and son Joe Pratt; grandchildren: Zachary, Taylor, and Isaac Pratt. Mrs. Stallings requested that her funeral service be private for children and grandchildren. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home.

STOWERS, HARRY W. SR. - age 77 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, August 12, 2007. He was a member of St. John's Cathedral and Board Chairman of Stowers Machinery Corporation. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and he gave generously of his time and talent to the Knoxville community, his family and his friends. He was born and raised in Bluefield, WV, graduated from McCallie School in Chattanooga and then attended Lehigh University, graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force during the Korean War era. He and his two brothers founded Stowers Machinery Corporation in 1960. He lived in Chattanooga from 1960 until 1982 where he managed the company's Chattanooga operations. He moved to Knoxville in 1982 upon the retirement of his oldest brother, Bud. In recent years he was active with The Helen Ross McNabb Center, The Episcopal School of Knoxville and the Downtown Rotary Club.!
His parents, Eugene S. and Iva Mae Stowers Sr. of Bluefield, WV and his brother, Richard F. Stowers of Knoxville, precede him in death. Survivors include: Sarah Hobson Stowers, his wife of fifty-five years; daughter, Jenny Stowers Brock and husband Adam of Knoxville; sons, Wes Stowers and wife Liz of Knoxville and Dr. Stewart F. Stowers and wife Samantha of Nashville; granddaughters, Lisa Stowers of Knoxville, Louisa Stowers of Nashville, Rachel Stowers of Knoxville, Berkeley Brock of Knoxville, Sarah Stowers of Nashville, Carter Brock of Knoxville; grandsons, Jennings Brock of Knoxville, Jackson Stowers of Nashville; sisters, Nancy Stowers Waugh and husband Harry of Tallahassee, FL, Sue Stowers Morrow and husband Mike of Charleston, SC; brother Eugene S. (Bud) Stowers, Jr. and wife Jewel of Knoxville; and many nieces and nephews. Following a private interment service, there will be a 5:00 p.m. memorial service Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral with the Very Rev. !
John C. Ross and Rev. George Doebler officiating. The family w!
ill rece
ive friends following the service in the Great Hall of the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Helen Ross Foundation, 201 W. Springdale Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917, the Episcopal School of Knoxville, 110 Sugarwood Dr., Knoxville, TN 37934, or St. John's Cathedral, 413 W. Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37901. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

THARP, MRS. ALICE MARIE - age 72 of Luttrell born June 9, 1935 and went home to be with the Lord at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday August 14, 2007. She was preceded in death by husband, Arley Tharp, parents, Jack and Nola Smith. Survived by son, Jeff Tharp of Powell; granddaughters, Ashley Ogan and husband, Shane of Powell, Amy Tharp of Heiskell; sisters and brothers, Alma Paul and husband, J.B., Mary Irick and husband, Darrell, Paul Smith and wife, Judy, Mike Smith and wife Barbara all of Maynardville and Martha Hensley and husband, Don of Talbott; special friends. Roy Williams, Faye Beeler and Polly Buckner all of Luttrell; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday August 15, with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Ailor Chapel, Rev. Leonard Goin, Rev. Vaughn Richardson officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday August 16, at Baker Cemetery on Bull Run Rd. Pallbearers Melvin Inklebarger, Chris Irick, Mark Smith, Steve Walker, Steve Tharp, Carson Thar!
p. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville. Our obituary line is: 865-992-1114.

WALTON, CHARLES "CHUCK" FREDRICK, SR. - 52 of Johnson City, passed away on August 13, 2007. Born in Beckley, WV, he was the son of the late Cletus and Elizabeth Saylor Walton. Chuck was a member of Grace Fellowship Church. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1977 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed by PICOR of Gray as the Marketing Manager. Chuck received the Salesman of the Year Award numerous times with Robbins and Bohr of Chattanooga. He served as Treasurer of the Johnson City Power Squadron and was a Gideon. Chuck was passionate about rescuing animals and helping others during times of need. Always a very supportive person, he was compassionate, competitive and bigger than life. He was very proud of his family and of his sons and their success. His hobbies included boating, working with his hands, outdoor activities, carpentry and golf. Chuck is survived by: his wife, Paulette Walton of Johnson City; sons: Charles "Chip" Fredrick Walton, J!
r. of Greeneville and his fianc&#65533; Haley Helm of South Pittsburg, TN; Michael Joseph Walton of Greeneville; mother-in-law: Ollie Pierce of Johnson City; and several beloved cats and dogs. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of their friends for their love and support during this time. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday at 7:00 pm at Grace Fellowship Church with Pastor Tom Oyler and Pastor Dave McAuley officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to: Grace Fellowship Imagine Building Fund, 2314 S. Greenwood Dr., Johnson City, TN 37604 or to the Washington County Animal Shelter, 525 Sells Ave., Johnson City, TN 37604. Arrangements for the Walton family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 610-7171. Memories and condolences may be shared at: www.tetrickfune! or faxed to (423) 610-7177.

WATKINS, JOSHUA - of Knoxville, departed this life, August 13, 2007 at St. Mary's Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.

WILLIAMS, GARY L. - passed away August 13, 2007. He was born at Brokaw Hospital in Bloomington, IL on December 19, 1958. He was the son of Shirley Jean and Carl J. Williams. Preceded in death by: daughter, Ashley Williams; mother; brothers, Alan and Stephen. Survivors: father and step-mother, Carl and Shirley Anne; sister, Lisa Settles; daughters, Amber and Autumn; granddaughter, Raylynn. He is a graduate of the Knoxville City School System. He worked in auto repair prior to a tragic motorcycle accident that left him totally disabled in the late 70's. Family and friends will meet 9:45 am Thursday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services at 10 am, Rev. Mark Kitts officiating. Friends may call at their convenience Wednesday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

WILLIAMS, LORAN MICHAEL "MIKE" - age 56 of Parrottsville, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2007. A Sevierville native, Mike was a respected businessman, well-loved father and friend, and he will be missed by many. He was owner/operator of Loran Express, a commercial trucking company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Blanche Williams. Survivors: children, Michael Scott Williams and wife Peggy, Tina Renae Williams, Lt. Kristy Ray Moore and husband SFC Loisel Moore, Joy Denise Williams; grandchildren, Mariah Ann Mikush, Macey Rae Mikush, Whitney Owens, Zachary Caylor, Jason Owens; sister, Jeanette Morton and husband Ralph; uncle, Avery Williams and wife Dorothy; several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Smoky Mountain Children's Home, P.O. Box 4391, Sevierville, Tennessee 37864. Funeral service 7 pm Friday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Gertrude Osborne and Rev. Galen Richmond officiatin!
g, with eulogies delivered by members of the family. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.

Carol Gigante
Beltsville, MD 20705

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