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Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News-Sentinel Obituaries December 14 and 15,2007
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 16:24:42 GMT

BENGSTON, GARLAND - 86, of Orlando, Florida died December 11, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10:30 AM on December 28, 2007 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Survivors are his wife Jo Ann of Orlando, daughters, Judi Willis, Orlando, FL and Debbie Stair, Knoxville, TN, granddaughters, Dana and Laura Stair, Knoxville, TN Memorials may be sent to Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, 5151 Adanson St., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32804, 1-877-800-2951 or

CARMON, JERRY E - age 55 of Knoxville passed away Thursday, December 13, 2207 at Roane Medical Center. He was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by his parent,s Earl and Charlotte Carmon. Survivors include his daughter, Angie Carmon; grandchildren, Jadlyn, and Jayden; brothers, Freddie (Julia) Carmon, and Kenneth Carmon; sisters, Gail Carmon, and Sue Carmon Mingie; a host of nieces and nephews. Interment services will be held on Monday December 17, 2007 at 2:00PM in the Lynnhurst Cemetery with Pastor Dale Berry officiating. Arrangements made by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. 865-689-8888. A guestbook and additional information is available at and you are invited to share your thoughts and memories of Jerry at his memorial website at

CARRIGG, MAMIE "SCOTTIE" - age 72 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, December 14, 2007 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Travis Scott and Yogi Carrigg, sons, Dennis and Steve Scott, parents, Earl and Geneva Manis Covington, brothers, Holbert E. and James Leroy Covington, and sister, Marie Clark Long. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Joanne and Clay Anderson; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Pam Scott; granddaughter, Jennifer; step-granddaughters, Susie, Joanne, and Jessica; grandsons, Patrick and Ryan; step-grandson, Lynn; 6 great-granddaughters; 2 great-grandsons; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert (Wayne) and Fran Covington, Tommy and Carolyn Covington, Gordon and Linda Covington, and Chucky Charles and Sherry Covington; sisters, Mary Alice Vineyard and Kathleen Howard; sisters-in-law, Evelyn and Joyce; several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends; adopted brother, Craig Brown; and adopted sister, Jenny Poe. Funeral service 8 PM Sunday in!
Atchley's Seymour Chapel with Rev. Becky Milligan and Rev. Herbert Hill officiating. Interment 1:30 PM Monday in Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865 (577-2807). (

DEWICK, ROBERT S., SR. - age 66 of Knoxville, TN went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 12, 2007. He is the beloved husband of Carolyn C. DeWick; father of Robert S. DeWick, Jr.; brother of Ralph E. DeWick and is preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Moore. Other survivors: nephews, David DeWick, Ronald DeWick, and Mark Moore of Florida; niece, Sharon Moore of Texas; cousins, Mary E. Williams of Florida and James C. Williams of Michigan. A private memorial service is planned. Memorial donations may be made to the Suncoast Haven of Rest Rescue Mission, 5625 Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park, Florida 33781 ( Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the DeWick family.

DUNLAP, MERLE J. - age 80, of Seymour passed away Thursday, December 13, 2007. He was a member of Cold Springs Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War II. He retired from Greyhound as a bus driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Clemmie Farmer Dunlap, brother, Charles Dunlap, of Ohio, sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Irl Roberts, and Ruth and Clyde Williams. Survivors: daughter, Judy Cole and husband Joe; grandson, Casey Boring; granddaughters, Carey Lindsey and husband Scott, Rebecca Cole; great-grandson, Tanner Bowman; great-granddaughters, Ciara and Brianna Lindsey; sister-in-law, Ruth Dunlap, of Ohio; Brother-in-law, Howard Barbara and wife June; special nieces, Pat, Betty, Debra, and Carole; special nephews, Gary Williams of Maryville, and Timothy Dunlap, of Ohio; mother of his daughter and caregiver, Alma Fugate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Blount Memorial Hospice, 1095 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, T!
N, 37804. Family and friends will meet 11 AM Monday at Eusebia Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. Ernest Condee officiating. Military honors provided by American Legion Post 104. Family and friends may call at convenience 12-4 PM Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, Tennessee, 37865 (865)577-2807. (

FAMIANO, LINDA MARY - beloved mother, sister and friend, 1-19-56 to 12-07-07, passed suddenly. A small memorial service being held at Trinity Chapel on Haynes Sterchi Rd. in Knoxville. Call 865-455-9705 for information.

FOSTER, NANCY LEE BLEVINS - age 81, of Route 5 Box 431 (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2007 at her residence. Born June 12, 1926 in Coalwood, WV; the daughter of the late W.C. and Mary Sue Winfrey Blevins. Nancy was a deeply loving mother, grandmother and sister, and had been a homemaker in Bluewell for 66 years. She was a devoted member of Bluewell United Methodist church (57 years), a lifetime member of the United Methodist Women and a faithful member of the Loyalettes Sunday School class. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Foster; a grandson, Bradley Wayne Jackson; and a brother, Jack Blevins. Survivors include: 2 daughters, Susie Foster Cooper and husband Steve of Boone, NC, Mary Jane Foster Jackson and husband Jerry of Bluefield, VA; 1 son, Charles Jackson "Jack" Foster and partner Daniel Smoak of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, Michael Scott Cooper and wife Louise of Hamburg, NY, Christine Leanne !
Link and husband Bryan of Winston-Salem, NC; great grandchildren, Emma Christine Link, Jackson Ward Link, Calen Rose Cooper; sisters, Betty Foster and husband David of Bluefield, Edith Ratcliffe of Bluefield, Barbara Ann Blevins of Bluefield, Mary Grace Conley of Bluefield, Norma Smith of Bluefield; brother, Billy Winfrey Blevins and wife Marie of Bluefield. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 5:00 PM at the Bluewell United Methodist Church with Rev. Samuel O. Cale, III officiating. Friends may call on Sunday before services, from 2:00-5:00 PM at the church. Burial will follow on Monday, December 17, 2007, 11:00 AM at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton with Terri Keller, Skipper Crane, Ashley Conley, Donnie Smith, Tim Blevins, Adam Havens and Everette Frost serving as pallbearers. Those wishing to attend interment are asked to meet at the Bluewell United Methodist Church on Monday morning at 10:30 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to !
Bluewell United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Route 4 Box 54!
1, Bluef
ield, WV 24701; or the Bradley W. Jackson Foundation, 207 Windwood Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605. Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Foster family.

FOX, LENA L. LINDSEY - of South Knoxville, passed away Wednesday night, December 12, 2007. She was a longtime member of Mountain View Baptist Church and had retired from Standard Knitting Mills. Mrs. Fox was preceded in death by her husband, William M. (Bill) Fox; 3 sisters, Flora E. Doane, Hazel E. Whaley, and Eula M. Lindsey; and 3 brothers, Roy H., Crawford J. and Harold G. Lindsey. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Cline M. and Wilma Lindsey of Halls; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 3 - 4:00 P.M. Sunday followed at 4:00 P.M. by a funeral service at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Rex Eledge officiating. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Monday for a 1:00 P.M. interment service. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.

GALLOWAY, MRS. AVILEE ANNA GARRETT - of Burrville, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. Mrs. Galloway was a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University and was an educator at Sunbright School for more than 30 years, teaching high school English and serving as librarian. She was a charter member of the Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional honor society of women educators. She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Arona Garrett; husband, John W. Galloway; and brother, Leroy Garrett. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John W. Galloway, Jr. and Pam Kissel of Jamestown and Alan and Mary Galloway of Cookeville; and daughter and son-in-law, Karla and Doug Harvill of Acworth, Georgia; brother and sister-in-law, Creed and Gladys Garrett of Knoxville; and four grandchildren, Richard and wife, Rayn, Kyle, Laura, and Amanda Galloway. The family will receive friends Saturday evening, December 15, 2!
007 at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright from 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Frank Kirby officiating. Graveside services will be Sunday, December 16, 2007, 2:00 p.m. in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Burrville, TN.

GARREN, NELLIE MAE - of Madisonville, born April 6, 1920 to the late John and Mary Lee Tallent, went to her heavenly home Thursday, December 13, 2007 at the age of 87. She was preceded in death by her son, Billy Joe Garren; four sisters and four brothers. Survivors: husband of 69 years, Lee Roy Garren; daughter and caregiver, Reba Nell Richesin and her husband Cleason; granddaughters, Diane Solomon and husband John; Pamela Packett and husband Rod, all of Sweetwater; Linda Akins and husband Danny, Lafollette; Vicky Raper and husband Robbie, South Carolina; Melissa Rose and husband Howie, Ten Mile; Shannon Harris and husband Tracy, Tellico Plains; special grandson, Ricky Richesin and his wife Dawn, Sweetwater; 18 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Freda Harrill, Clinton; Marie Garren and Kathleen Miller; brother-in-law, Roy Ritchey, all of Madisonville; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Kate Green and Alice Lynn, both of Madisonville. !
Funeral 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Gary Hartman officiating. Interment 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Corntassel Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Scott Packett officiating. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.

GIBSON, RAYCHEL (RAY) COULTER - age 89 of Clendenen Road, Maryville passed away Thursday, December 13, 2007 at Colonial Hills Nursing Home where she was loved and appreciated by the staff and patients and all those who knew her. She was known for her beautiful crocheted handwork and admired for gardening and flowers. She was a devoted Christian and member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: husband, Elmer Gibson; son, Dr. Marvin Gibson; granddaughter, Leann Drinnen; brother, Horace Coulter; sisters, Minnie Long, Bardie Pierce, and Ethel Pesterfield. Survivors include: son & daughter-in-law, Don & Sue Gibson of Maryville; daughter & son-in-law, Betty & Wayne Drinnen of Maryville; Daughter-in-law & Husband, Jane Gibson Church & Gary Church of Greensboro, NC; grandchildren, Lisa Gibson Pemberton, Lynn Gibson, Lara Gibson Williams, Leslie Gibson Phillips, Jason Drinnen, Michele Barnes, Steve Rose, and Jason Rose; seven great-Grandchildren; sister & brother-i!
n-law, Johnnie & Ralph Bailey of Alcoa; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 11:30 AM, Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Smith Trinity Chapel with Dr. Charles Bailey, Dr. Lynn Gibson, and Dr. Dale Ellenburg officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience after 8:00 AM, Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM, Saturday, December 15, 2007, Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 865-983-1000,

GRAHAM, GEORGE W. - age 96, of East Knoxville, passed away on Thursday December 13, 2007 at Sunbridge Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by: son George W. Graham, Jr.; brothers: Roscoe Graham, Mack Graham, James Graham; sisters: Dorothy Pratt, and Ellen Perry; and half brother Harlo Harris. Survivors include: wife of 66 years Anna Mae Graham; children and spouses: Marvin and Marie Graham, Nora Lee and husband R.B. Lewis, Glenda Robertson, Alma Thornhill, Norman and Gwenn Graham, and Sherry and Bill Harris; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be on Saturday December 15, 2007 at 2:00 PM at Roseberry Cemetery. McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home is serving the family, 637-7955.

GUION, LUCILLE NISBET - age 89, died Tuesday, December 11, 2007. She was born October 23, 1918, in Albemarle, North Carolina, daughter of the late Dr. Taylor and Loma Niven Nisbet. She lived in North Carolina until 1952, when she moved with her husband and children to Knoxville. Lucille was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church and the Rosa Scott Sunday School Class. She was active for many years in Women of the Church and worked as a volunteer in the Nursery. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Howard Guion; grandson, Taylor Guion; son-in-law, Robert Saunders; brother, Taylor Nisbet, Jr.; sister, Emily Morrison. Survivors include her loving children: sons, Dr. Edwin Guion and wife, Donna, Douglas Guion and wife, Sandy; daughters, Susan S. Steele and husband, Sam, Mary Adams and husband, John, Julia Rose and husband, Jim; grandchildren, Howard Guion, Amanda Cooke, Caroline Mann, Lindsey Steele, Rachel McHale, Jessica Moore, Sarah Oyervides, Kathryn !
Guion, Zachary Adams, Emily Adams, Meredith Adams, Andrew Rose, Alex Rose and Daniel Rose. She also leaves great grandchildren, Ella and Mason Guion, Jordan, Ashtyn and Ryan Cooke, Truda, Robert and William Gavin Mann, Patrick and Megan McHale, Nathaniel, Madelaine, and John Michael Moore and Maelynn Adams-Cook. Other survivors include twin sister, Louise Patrick of South Carolina; sisters, Douglas Davis, and Carolyn McLean of North Carolina; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 12:-2:00 P.M. Saturday followed by a 2:00 P.M. funeral service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. Paul Rader officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family requests memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church, c/o Rosa Scott Sunday School Class, 620 State Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

HERSHY, ALLEN S. - age 66 of Knoxville, died peacefully, December 11, 2007 at University of Tennessee Medical Center with his dear friends by his side. Allen was formerly of Jacksonville, Florida where he attended college in Daytona. Allen is survived by his daughters and son in law, Genel Hershy and Laurie and Mike Christl; grandchildren, Cameron and Logan Christl; parents, George and Eva Hirshfield; sisters and brothers in law, Barbara and Bennie Margol and Elaine and Leonard Gotler; his many devoted nieces and nephews and his beloved companion and pet Morticia. His very special and devoted friends who were beside him till the end, Orlando Reyes, Angelique Tolliver, Melia Whitson, Eric Fielden and so many more. At Allen's request, a private memorial service was held. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

JOHNSON, MRS. LOUISE ELIZABETH FRITTS - age 87 of Cumming, GA formerly of Harriman, Tennessee passed away Thursday, December 13, 2007 at Cumming Nursing Home. Graveside services will be 1 PM Sunday December 16th at Roane Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harland Johnson who passed away in 1977. Survivors include: 2 daughters, Susan and Donald Sobeck of Ball Ground, Georgia and Becky and Larry Bauer of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; sister, Pauline Cooper of Kingston, Tennessee; grandson, Jason Gaul. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Crossroads Hospice of Atlanta 1957 Lakeside Parkway Suite 500 Tucker, Georgia 30084. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements, 678-455-5815

LANE, TOMMY DEAN - age 46 of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 13, 2007. Preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Tommy and Stella Lane. He is survived by his wife, Angel Lane; son, Tommy Jr.; daughter, Nicole; very special granddaughter, Lexie; 5 sisters; 3 brothers-in-law; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. The family would like to give a very special thank you to Dr. Feng and Staff; 3rd floor central at St. Mary's Hospital and nurse Margaret for their care. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 8 pm in the Fountain City Chapel of Mynatt Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Mellon and Rev. Jim Dockins officiating. Family and friends will meet Monday at 10:45 am at Fountain City United Methodist Church Cemetery for interment at 11 am. Pallbearers will be Gary Dunlap, Jeremy Dunlap, Eddy Bales, Wayne Palmer, George Haines and Steve Polson. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6-8 pm at Mynatt Funeral Home, Fountain City. www.mynatt!

MARTIN, EMMA MAE - departed this life on Tuesday, December 12, 2007. Preceded in death by: parents, George Scales and Lillian Scales. She leaves to cherish her memory: devoted daughter, Brenda Bishop; son, Dennis Carrodine; daughter, Dorothy Carrodine; six stepchildren; granddaughters, Michelle Simmons, Ingrid (Rodderick) Ott, Onie (Mahlon) Prater; grandson, LaMarcus Bishop; several great-grand children and one great-great-grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 17, 2007 at Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 3800 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue from 1:00- 2:00 p.m. with service to follow. Reverend Dr. Eric L. Leake, officiating. Pastor Tonya Tucker, eulogist. Interment, New Gray Cemetery, Western Avenue. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. Mrs. Martin's guestbook can be signed online:

MCCARTER, JAMES E. - age 83, of Vonore, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2007 at his home. A World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Coast Guard where he received 4 Bronze Medals, retired from the U.S. Air Force and also from the Library of Congress. Survivors: wife, Kayola McCarter; daughters & sons-in-law, Lisa & Patrick Ward, Baltimore, Maryland, Sandra & Danny Moreland, Edgewater, Maryland; sons & daughters-in-law, Vernon & Teresa McCarter, Bowie, Maryland, Marcus & Rhonda McCarter, College Park, Maryland, Jeffery & Michelle McCarter, Eldersburg, Maryland; 10 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild; sisters, Ruby Brookshire, Knoxville, Linda Cook, Greenback; brothers & sisters-in-law, Alvin & Josephine McCarter, Garfield & Patsy McCarter, Richard & Ruth Ann McCarter, Everett & Janet McCarter, all of Greenback, Charles & Delores McCarter, Maryville; several nieces & nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Amos & Lossie McCarter; sisters, Jewelene McCarter and Edith McSpadd!
en; brothers, Dewey & Albert McCarter. Funeral 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Scott Knight officiating. Interment Morganton Cemetery with Military Honors provided by Sweetwater VFW Post 5156 and DAV Chapter 93. Family will receive friends 12-2 P.M. Saturday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.

MOORE, LARRY N. - formerly of Knoxville, passed away on December 10, 2007 in San Diego, CA. Knoxville relatives include: sisters, Dian Hardin, Leanna Groves; a devoted family friend, Larry Johnson; and other family and friends to numerous to name. Funeral services will be held on December 15, 2007 at 3:30 pm at Featheringill Mortuary 9631 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91977. In lieu of flowers monetary donations can be sent to Dian Hardin at 3127 Wimpole Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914. Announcement by Jarnigan and Son Mortuary.

NEWMAN, LUCILLE JOHNSON - age 92, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12, 2007. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, a member of Dorcas Sunday School class, and an active member of Topside Community. Lucille was an avid gardener and shared her knowledge of plants and flowers with friends and family. She is preceded in death by husband, Robert Bruce Newman; son, Robert Newman; parents, Jennie and F.M. Johnson; brother, Wade Johnson and sister, Eva DeArmond. She will be sadly missed by son and his fianc&#65533;e, Gene and Diane Connor of Maryville; grandson, Bobby Newman of Morristown; granddaughter and husband, Kristi and Robert Patrick of Acworth, Georgia; sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and J.A. Newman of Maryland; great-grandchildren, Tyson, Chris and Andrew Patrick, Ashley and Kati Newman and many friends and family members. The Newman family wishes to thank Mrs. Newman's neighbors and friends for their devoted friendship, love and kindn!
ess extended to their mother/grandmother over the years. In addition, the family extends its gratitude to the staff at Fairpark Health Care and Dr. William Moore for their care, support and kindness. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, and again from 1:00-2:00 PM Saturday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the church, Dr. Deron Cobb officiating. Following the service family and friends will proceed in procession to Sherwood Memorial Gardens for interment. A guestbook and additional information is available at and you are invited to share your thoughts and memories of Lucille at her memorial website at

NORMAN, SUSIE B. - of Powell passed away December 13, 2007 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. She was a loving mother, wife, sister, daughter, & friend. Member of Trinity Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: parents, Ruby & Everett Byrge; brothers, Glenn & Ernest Byrge; father-in-law, Bill Norman. Survivors: husband, Jerry Norman; daughters, Autumn Norman & Amy Norman; son & daughter-in-law, Ted & Rebecca Norman, all of Powell; sisters & brothers-in-law, Maria & Wilson Blankenship, Sherry & Ben Tipton; & sister Clara Hammer, all of Knoxville; brother & sister-in-law, Jay & Sharon Byrge of Knoxville; brothers, Thomas Byrge of Lake City, & Charles Byrge of East Prairie, MO; sisters in law, Alice Byrge of Nashville, & Judy Byrge of Chicago, IL; mother-in-law, Evalee Norman; sister-in-law & husband, Martha Branam & Carl; brothers-in-law, W.A. Norman & wife Vesta, & Tony Norman & wife Doris, all of Powell; several nieces & nephews & a host of friends. She will be re!
membered for her wonderful personality, positive attitude, good humor, fun loving and a passion for life. Susie was a compassionate nurse & retired from Dr. Paul Serrell's office. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Paul Serrell, Dr. Purkey, Dr. Schriver, Dr. Scott, Dr. Hanna & the Oncology Nursing Staff, Dr. Greene & the Radiology Nursing Staff at U.T. Hospital, & U.T. Hospice. Pallbearers will be nephews. Service 2 pm Saturday at Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel Fountain City. Rev. Richard Nicely. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Emory Valley Baptist Church 6124 E. Emory Rd. Knoxville, TN 37938. The family will receive friends 12 - 2 pm Saturday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.

PICQUET, JAMES W., SR. - age 84, of Knoxville passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2007. He was a member of Magnolia Avenue United Methodist Church. He retired as co-owner of Sun-Graphics Printing Company in Oak Ridge. Member of Knoxville Rotary and the Elks Lodge in Oak Ridge. James and his mother formerly owned and operated Picquet Home Furnishing. He was a veteran of WW II in the US Army Air Corp where he served in the 746th sqnd., 456th bomb group in Italy. He is preceded in death by his mother, Louise Marie Picquet; and father, Thomas Picquet; and grandson, Austin Gill. Survived by his wife, Fay Story Picquet; children, Jamie Picquet and wife Sheila, Lisa Picquet and friend Bill Dickson, Donna Cheryn Picquet; step-son, David Gill and wife Kristye; grandchildren, Josh and Jerra Picquet, Zachary Yearwood, Zachary, Noah, and Bryce Gill; sister, Mary E. Hailey; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:00PM Saturday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel with David Lord !
officiating, the interment service will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery with Military Honors by Veterans United Honor Guard. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, PO Box 10088 Knoxville, TN 37939-9910. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00PM Friday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. 865-689-8888. A guestbook and additional information is available at and you are invited to share your thoughts and memories of James at his memorial website at

RICHARDS, HAZEL PAULINE - age 87 of South Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 13, 2007. She was a member of the Church of God and a great soldier and prayer warrior for the Lord. Preceded in death by husband, Rev. Charlie Richards; sons, Charles Lee, Jerry Leon, and Paul; grandson Andrew Ray Richards. Survived by children, Brenda (Gaines) Scalf, Linda (Jerry) Breeden, Patricia (Ira) Lumpkin, Eula (LeRoy) Scalf of San Diego, CA, Raymond Richards, Bill Richards of Long Beach, CA, Joe (Vicky) Richards, Betty (Randy) Hale; 22 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday in the Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. The funeral service will follow, with Rev. Buddy Sweet officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mt. Olive Cemetery at 2:00 PM Monday for interment services. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

ROBERTS, FRED O., JR. - age 81, of Knoxville, passed away December 12, 2007. He was a member of Central View Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by father, Fred O. Roberts, Sr., mother, Louise Miller; step father, Fred Miller; wife, Jean Roberts; son, Barry Roberts; sister, Patsy Bryant; brothers, Charles and Johnny Roberts. Survivors: son, Danny Roberts; step children, Victor Glover, Bobby Barnes, Wanda Clark, Pat Roberts; several step grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister and brother in law, Sue and Sam Bryant; brothers and sisters in law, Richard and Pat Roberts, Henry and Joyce Roberts; sisters in law, Martha Roberts, Helen Roberts; several nieces, nephews and extended family. Service, 8:00 p.m., Friday, Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel, Fountain City, Rev. Wesley Pursiful officiating. Family and friends will meet, 10:45 a.m., Saturday, Bookwalter Cemetery for interment service at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday, Mynatt!
Funeral Home Fountain City.

SEAMAN, HENRY EMMERSON - Brookland Street, Sydney, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Born December 14, 1912, in Silver City, New Mexico, USA, to the late Job H. and Ruth R. (Trenholm) Seaman. Shortly after birth, Henry moved with his family to Amherst, NS, where he grew up and graduated from Cumberland County Academy. He then attended Acadia University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science (major Chemistry) in 1933. Upon graduation, he engaged in farming and lumbering in the Barronsfield and Minudie areas of Cumberland County. He served in the RCAF for the last three years of the Second World War, teaching calculus to the air crew for some of that time and later with Classified Security work in Ottawa. Upon discharge, he resumed farming and lumbering up until 1955 when he decided to find another occupation. He then spent several years with the Nova Scotia Department of Public Works, followed by other projec!
ts with an architectural firm in Halifax. His final employment was contract manager for Stott Corporation in Sydney, NS. He is survived by his son, J. William "Bill" (Doris), Moncton, NB; daughter, Ruth M. (Crampton H. "Dusty") Helms, Morristown, Tennessee, USA; son, Job A., Sydney, NS; grandchildren, Wayne (Carol) Seaman, Marilyn (Lorenzo) Seaman-Gri and Mark (Susan) Seaman, Debora (Anthony) Long, Crampton Jr. (Mary), Thomas (Lucy) and Patrick (Dena) Helms; and ten great-grandchildren. Besides his wife of over 62 years, Marjorie "Penny" (Morris) Seaman (1997), he was predeceased by his sister, Anne (Porter) (Blackett) in 1978 and brother, John T. in 2002. Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Saturday January 5, 2008 at 1 p.m. followed by a service in the chapel at 2 p.m., Pastor Dan Biggar officiating. Graveside service will be held at the family plot in Minudie Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cape Breton Region!
al Hospital Foundation or the Minudie Cemetery Society, RR#2, !
#370, Am
herst, NS, B4H 3X9. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

SHUPE, ROBERT D. - age 70, died Monday November 26, 2007 at his residence. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1961. He was a naval aviator who flew the F-4 aircraft and retired after 22 years of service. He later worked for the Virginia State government in the Department of Planning and Budget as a senior budget analyst for 15 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Shupe. Robert is survived by his wife of 42 years, Jacquelyn Shupe of Shelbyville; his two sons, Jeffrey Vielock of Beeville, TX and Robert D. Shupe, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA; his three daughters, Brooke Perry of Tulsa, OK, Stephanie Hunt of Richmond, VA, and Holly Falk of Raleigh, NC; his mother, Veta Sams of Knoxville, TN; his sister, Harriet Hodge of Knoxville, TN; and 11 grandchildren. The burial will take place at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2008 at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Shannon Funeral Service in Shelbyville, KY is in charge of!

SKEEN, ROBERT E. - age 81 of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at St. Mary's Medical Center North. He was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church for 32 years, retired from Coca Cola Company with 42 years service and a member of Corryton Masonic Lodge #321. Preceded in death by: parents, Floyd and Cleo Booker Skeen; brother and sister-in-law, Ross and Louise Skeen; brothers, Bill and Luther Skeen; brother-in-law, Horace Dail. Survived by wife of 62 years, Mary Wolfenbarger Skeen; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Wayne Hubbs; grandsons and wives, Harlan and Tricia Hubbs, Jason and Tonya Hubbs; granddaughter and husband, Marla and Mac Jellicorse; great grandchildren, Hayden Hubbs, Landon Hubbs, Jared and Janae Jellicorse; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Mary Skeen; sister, Reva Dail and sister-in-law, Shirley Skeen; several nieces and nephews; special caregiver, Teresa Nicely. Funeral service 1:00 pm Saturday, Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel with Dr. Charl!
es Earl and Dr. Alan Price officiating. Interment Norris Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beaver Dam Baptist Church Building Fund, 4328 E. Emory Road, Knoxville, TN 37938. Family will receive friends Saturday, December 15, 2007 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel.

WARD, MARY ANN MCMAHAN - 5:30 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2007 at her home. She was a member of Smithwood Baptist Church and the Women's Prayer Warrior Group at Smithwood. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Stanley McMahan, Sr.; and brother, John Stanley McMahan, Jr. Survivors: husband, David E. Ward of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Dean Rose of Fayetteville, NC, Rebecca and Andrew Bucher of Woodbury, TN; sons and daughters-in-law, David E. Ward, Jr. and Michel Ward of Bartlett, TN, Eric and Michele Ward of Knoxville; grandchildren, James, Sarah, Emily and Joseph Ward; Matthew, Andrew, and Michael Ward; Drew and Robert Bucher; sister, Nancy Jane McMahan of Hartsville, TN; and sister-in-law, Martha Davenport McMahan; 2 nephews. The family and friends will meet 2:15 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 2:30 p.m. with Chaplain Pam Neal officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:0!
0 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. Mrs. Ward's guest book is also available at

WILLIAMS, NATHAN DEWAYNE - 34, of Blaine passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2007. He is survived by wife, Melissa Williams; son, Cameron "Buck" Williams; and step-daughter, Courtney of Springfield, Tennessee; mother and step-father, Alvin and Sharon Cameron Rouse of Blaine; brothers and sisters-in-law, Allen and Angie Williams, Blaine, Tim and Misty Williams of Rutledge, Zeb Rouse, Blaine, Curtis and Ellie Greer, Blaine; sisters, Shonda and husband Ruley Richardson of Morgan Co. and Amanda Rouse of Doran, VA; special nieces and nephews, Tristan, Dex, Meagan, and Morgan; father, Jimmy Williams of Luttrell and aunt Calvin and Sue Cameron, Blaine. Funeral service 8:00 PM Saturday at Fielden Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Lee Wayne Grubb officiating. Interment service 1:00 PM. Sunday in New Corinth Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Saturday prior to the services at Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.

WOOLARD, JACK MCCUE - age 86 of Knoxville, passed away December 12, 2007 at Brakebill Nursing Home. He was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army, 95th Infantry Division, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge in WWII. Survivors: wife, Ruth-Dell Woolard; children, Russell E. and wife Pug Woolard of Powell, Jennifer W. and husband Earl Jarnigan of Newport, Mark A. and wife Debra Woolard of Marietta, GA, Zoe Woolard of Middletown, Maryland; son-in-law, Kenneth Gray of Middletown, Maryland; 14 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; sister, Barbara W. Murray and husband George of Salisbury, Maryland; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday with a service following in Stevens Chapel with Dr. Mike Boyd and Rev. Kent Williams officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 a.m. Monday at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for an 11:30 a.m. committal service. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Full military hon!
ors provided by East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wallace Memorial Building Fund, 701 Merchants Road, Knoxville 37912 or the charity of your choice. Serving the family: Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway. Mr. Woolard's guest book is also available at

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