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Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News-Sentinel Obituaries February 15, 2008
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:03:58 GMT
ATCHLEY, GLORIA JEAN - age 80 of Dandridge, TN formerly a long-time resident of Lebanon, TN passed away suddenly Thursday, February 14, 2008 at her home. She was born July 25, 1927 in Forest City, Arkansas the daughter of the late Gene and Inez Weatherby. Preceded in death by husband, Jeff D. Atchley; and sister, Betty Davis. Gloria was an active member of the Dandridge First United Methodist Church where she enjoyed attending and participating in many activities and was past president of the United Methodist Women. Survivors: daughters, Tina and husband Greg Frizell of Tell City, IN, Mary and husband Joe Hadden of Morristown, TN; son, Terry and wife Tisha Igou of Dandridge, TN; grandchildren, John Payne, Jenny Lee Barrett, Josh Igou, Joe Igou and Ben Igou, Joe Ralston Hadden, Rebecca Hadden Wise and John Hadden. Funeral services, Friday, 7:00 PM at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry DeVault and Rev. Bob Emmert officiating. Interment graveside services, Saturday, Feb!
ruary 16, 2008, 1:00 pm C.S.T. at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, TN. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Dandridge First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Dandridge, TN 37725. Family will receive friends Friday evening, 5:00 to 7:00 pm prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, TN. www.farrarfuneralhome.com
BUCHANAN, REBECCA MARY LEQUIRE - 97, born July 16, 1910 in the Prospect Section of Blount County died Feb. 13, 2008 at Blount Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Amos Justice LeQuire and Charlotte Hutchenson McHenry LeQuire, her husband of 30 years Edgar Buchanan, and daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Buchanan. Her three children, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren survive her. They are: James Edgar Buchanan and his wife Beverly Tubbs Buchanan (Millersville, MD), Rebecca Mary Snoderly and her husband Dr. Robert Mack Snoderly (Clyde, NC), William Olin Buchanan and his wife Sarah Prentiss Buchanan (Atlanta, GA). The grandchildren and great grandchildren are: Brent Edgar Buchanan (Longmont, CO.), Carol Lynn Buchanan Golden and her husband Kevin Golden and their children Grant Dean, Connor James and Jack Harrison Golden (Fairfax, VA), Bert Dean Buchanan and his wife Misty Buchanan (Hurricane, WV.), Anna Snoderly Mills and her !
husband William Ambrose Mills, III and their children Kate and William Ambrose Mills, IV (Asheville, NC), Laura Lee Snoderly (Raleigh, NC) and Margaret Keith Buchanan (Atlanta, GA). Mary spent her early years near Prospect and then Perry's Mill where she attended Porter Academy and Rocky Branch School. When she was 14 she and her family moved to Maryville where she attended Fort Craig School and Everett High School. She met her future husband, Edgar Buchanan, at the Tipton Farm in Chilhowee and they were married in 1928. She worked at Maryville College's Student Union and Cafeteria for 14 years before retiring in 1972. She was a member of Peck Memorial Methodist Church for more than 60 years. She was a noted quilter and a skilled craftsperson. She treasured her East Tennessee and Cades Cove Heritage. She was always the first to give more than she was asked to friend, neighbor or family; her generous and cheerful soul was loved by all. Her funeral service is planned for Satu!
rday at 11 a.m. at the McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home with!
k Turner and Rev. Ken Tucker, Jr. officiating. The interment at Grandview Cemetery will follow. Family will receive friends and relatives at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home 982-6812 www.mccammonammonsclick.com
BURGER, GARLAND "POPS" WARREN - departed life on February 13th , 2008 after a 2 year brave battle with lung cancer. Gar was a jack of all trades, a mechanic, a handyman, and the consummate perfectionist. He loved fishing on Fontana, watching football, vacationing at Myrtle Beach, taking cruises, and he took great pride in his home and yard. He retired from Delta Airlines in 1992 with 32 years of service as an aircraft mechanic. He learned his craft in the Navy as a helicopter mechanic. Gar was born in Holmes County, Ohio in 1934 and grew up working on Amish farms where he obtained his outstanding work ethic. He was a member of The Church of the Brethren in his youth. Preceded in death by his parents, Warren Noble & Myrtle Edna Burger of Sugarcreek, Ohio; brothers, Henry, Noble & Dave Burger; sister, Opal all of Ohio. Survivors include: wife of 50 years, Laverne; daughter, Vicki Burger; sons, Bruce & wife Gerri, Randy & wife Lisa; grandchildren, Luke Hamilton, Warren, April, !
Audrey, and Brett Burger; great-grandchildren, Airk Connor Hamilton and Asabel Hamilton. Also survived by: sisters, Mary Duling of Coshocton, Ohio and Ida Mae and husband Harold Smith of Canton, Ohio; sister-in-law, Deanna Burger of Sugarcreek, Ohio, many nieces and nephews and fishing buddies. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses who helped Garland and his family during the final weeks of his life, and to all the friends whose prayers and concerns brought some comfort. Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Smith West Chapel with Rev. Beecher Whitehead officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 4:00 PM, Saturday, at Logan's Chapel Cemetery for the interment. Instead of flowers the family asks for donations to: The American Lung Association of East Tennessee at www.alatn.org or 3335 Ringgold Road, Suite 105, Chattanooga, TN 37412. Family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Smith West Chapel. Smith!
Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smi!
CLARK, BESSIE LOUISE RUSSELL - age 91 of Knoxville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 13, 2008. Preceded in death by husband, George Lee Clark; and daughter, Mary Lee Trent. She is survived by sister, Katherine R. Wells; brother, Charles Russell; several special sisters-in-law and many loving nieces and nephews; close friend, Joy Pollard. A special thank you to Mrs. Clark's caregivers. Family and friends will meet at 12:45 P.M. Friday at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services at 1:00 P.M. The family will receive friends 6-8:00 P.M. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
CLOTFELTER, LOUISE WARREN - age 90 of Knoxville, passed away February 12, 2008 at Holston Healthcare. She was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. She was a retired Registered Nurse and Surgery Supervisor for East Tennessee Childrens Hospital. Preceded in death by first husband and children's father, Ray McFee Warren, Jr.; second husband, Robert U. Clotfelter; sister, Polly Marguerat; brother, Charles M. Thompson, Jr. Survivors: daughters and son-in-law, Charlotte Hamlin, Jennie and Don May, all of Knoxville; stepdaughter, Marge and husband Fred Gladding of Knoxville; grandchildren, Warren and Katherine Hamlin of Knoxville, Stephen and Teri Hamlin of Alexandria, VA, Michael and Shona Hamlin of Knoxville, Tracy and Russell Amanns, Mike May, Todd and Shannon May, all of Knoxville, Brenda and Mike Findlay of SC; great-grandchildren, Alexander, Zachary, Cole, Reid, Gus, Ella and Kate Hamlin, Jordan, Devin and Shey Amanns, Crissa May, Amanda and Carson Findley; special ni!
ece, Gayle and Woody Crawley; great nephews, Andrew and Susan Crawley, Matt Crawley, Mark and Alice Crawley; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Betty Warren; several other nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank special caregiver, Betty Daffron for her loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reach Building Fund at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, 701 Merchants Road, Knoxville 37912. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16 in the Attrium of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. A funeral service will follow with Dr. Mike Boyd, Rev. Randy Macon, and Rev. Kent Williams officiating. Interment will follow the service at Highland Memorial Park. Grandsons and great-nephews will be pallbearers. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway. Mrs. Clotfelter's guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.
COX, MRS. MARIE - age 85 of Knoxville, formerly of Oakdale passed away Thursday, February 14, 2008 in the Brakebill Nursing Home, Inc. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Cox; father, John Headrick; mother, Lois Headrick; brother, Johnny Headrick; and step-mother, Lummie Headrick. She is survived by her sister, Helen McKee; brothers, Lee Headrick and Earl (Jo Ann) Headrick; special nieces and nephews: Bruce and Kim McKee, Pete and Vicki Mygate, and Darrell Headrick; and beloved great-nieces and great-nephews: Brandon McKee, Kristin McKee, Jacob Mygate, Rebekka Mygate, Brian Headrick, and Derrick Headrick. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 16th, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Services will follow at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Wartburg City Cemetery.
DELOZIER, RANDALL CLARK - 67, died on February 13, 2008, after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke on February 5, 2008. Randall was born on February 2, 1941, in Nashville, TN, the only child of Ida Bell Hall and Elvan V. DeLozier, who both preceded him in death. After high school, Randall served 4 years in the Air Force, and then attended the University of Tennessee, where he received a degree in Nuclear Engineering and was a member of Tau Beta Pi. He met Fran Pajak at work, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 1972, and they married about two months later in the Knox County Jail. There entire life together has been one adventure after another. He retired in 1993 from Martin Marietta at Oak Ridge National Lab, after a successful career in Nuclear Engineering, Computing, and Systems Engineering & Analysis. He consulted for a few years before accompanying Fran when her job transferred her to Hanford, Washington in 1996. He enjoyed fast cars, his fast boat, firearms, computer and video games!
, and playing chess with his son. He was dedicated to a life-time of learning, taking his last college class in a new computing language just last year. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary Frances (Fran) Pajak DeLozier; his son, Price Hall DeLozier; his daughter and son-in- law, RuthAnn DeLozier and Daniel M. Best; and, his infant granddaughter, Ember MaryLynn Best. Ember has been the joy of his life for the past nine months. He is also survived by his bob-tail calico cat, Bobby-cat. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Einan's Funeral Home, with graveside to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Richland, WA. Visitation will be at the funeral home prior to the service, Saturday from 8:00-10:00 AM. Express your thoughts and memories in the online guest book at www.einansfuneralhome.com.
EPPERSON, LISTON "MACK" - went to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 13, at age 90. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church on John Sevier Ave. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Iva; his parents; and his sister, Delores. He is survived by his son, C.M. Epperson and wife Anita; daughter, Jane Kinkead; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A special thanks to Hillcrest South Staff and Caris Hospice Care. Service will be at Fellowship Baptist Church on Friday February 15 at 2:00 with Dr. Rod Duncan officiating. The Family will receive Friends from 12:30-2:00 prior to the service with interment to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Additional information is available at www.berryfuneralhome.com.
FARMER, JUNE PACK - born October 3, 1920 died at her daughter's home in Philadelphia, TN on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 2:13 p.m. She was a devoted wife and mother. Preceded in death by her husband, James Christian (J. C.) Farmer; parents, Lyman S. and Mattye A. Pack; daughter, Carolyn Elizabeth Johns. Survived by her sister, Bernice A. Beard; sons, Bob Farmer and wife, Bobbie of Knoxville, Rick Farmer and wife, Luann of McAllen, TX, Kenneth Farmer and wife, Veronica of Jacksonville, FL; daughter, Marcia Moore and husband, Stan of Philadelphia, TN; loved and remembered by, 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Jamie Lones officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a. m. Saturday at Lebanon Cemetery in the Karns Community for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may !
be given to Ten Mile Baptist Church, 2325 Ten Mile Road, Ten Mile, TN 37880. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com
FARR, GENEVA - age 56, of Walland, passed away at UT Medical Center on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 after a long illness with diabetes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Farr; parents, Robert and Lura Floyd. Survivors: daughters and son-in-law, Frances and Charles Purcell, Misty Farr and fianc� Roy Cogdill; granddaughters, Ashley Farr, Kayla Purcell and Destiny Cogdill; grandson due to be born in June; brother, Grady Floyd; sister, Ann Inman; many other friends and family. Funeral service 7PM Friday at Atchley's Seymour Chapel with Rev. Joe Lewis officiating. Interment 11 AM Saturday in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Friday at Atchley Funeral Home Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN (577-2807) (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)
GEORGIA CROFT - 85 and long-time Oak Ridger, died Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born December 15, 1922 in Morganton, NC, the daughter of Commodore and Mary Gilliam Burleson. Mrs. Bailey graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She owned and operated Bouquets by Georgia for many years. She was a well-known artist and quilter and displayed her work in many of the local shows. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Cecil Bailey, February 5, 1999; a sister; brother; and infant daughter, Sue Anne Bailey. She is survived by: daughters, Elaine Augustine of Florence, AL and her children, Chris, John Brady and Leah, Phyllis Green of New York and her children, Jeremy and Lori Elaine, Elizabeth 'Bet' Leffew and her husband Duane and their children, Kari and Kelsey of Clinton, and Karen Bailey and her children, Jenna and Ben of Knoxville; brother, Charlie Bu!
rleson and wife Jean of NC; sisters, Margaret Crumley of Bristol, VA, Pat Howell and husband Jack of Morganton, NC and Elaine Clark and husband Bobby of Lynchburg, VA; and 8 great grandchildren. She is also survived by Beau, her dog, a faithful and loving companion. Funeral services are Friday, February 16, 2008 at 8pm at Weatherford Mortuary with Robbie Underwood officiating. Graveside services are Saturday, 10am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6 - 8pm at Weatherford Mortuary. An on-line guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.
GLADSON, ERCIE M. - age 87 of Knoxville, passed away February 13, 2008 at Parkwest Hospital. She was a member of Basswood Baptist Church and a former member of Euclid Ave. Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Cordie Gladson. Survived by brothers, Blaine B. Gladson of Tampa, FL, Clifford Gladson and wife, Mary Charles, Ira R. Gladson and James O. Gladson; sister, Loretta White all of Knoxville; special niece, Karen J. Tallent and several other nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Saturday at Weaver's Chapel with the service to follow at 7:00 pm. Rev. Ronnie Batchelor officiating. Family and friends will meet at 2:45 pm Sunday at New Gray Cemetery for a 3:00 pm graveside service. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home. www.mem.com
GOLLOWAY, ETHEL RUTH FARMER - of Rutledge, age 74 passed away Monday, February 11, 2008 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Franklin Golloway; and son, George David Golloway. Survived by children, Gale and Ronald Golloway of Thorn Hill, Tammy Fox of Rutledge and Vicky and Marty Humphrey of Knoxville; 14 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Private service's were held for Ms. Golloway. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home in Rutledge, TN.
HARRELL, RHEA VANCE - age 80 of Knoxville, passed away Monday, February 11, 2008 at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. He was a native of Caryville and a longtime resident of Powell. Retired as a supervisor from Y-12 after 38 years of service. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by wife, Mary Lyn Harrell. Survivors: son, William Mark Harrell; cousins, Eva Jones, Willa Luke, Mary Duncan, Jerry Cranmore; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dan and Wilma Flinchem; special nieces and nephews, Susan Wright, Pat Luchsavage, Rosemarie Ruiz, Robert Ferrari. Funeral service 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary Chapel with Rev. G.W. Boles officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Woodhaven Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers, Karl Haff, George Price, Wade Mitchell, David Peterson, Homer Wolfe, Ashley Price. Honorary Pallbearers, John Keele, Tom Gutridge, Roy Woody, B.T. Barnette, Boyd Adkins, Glen Keck, Earl !
Pratt and the Fellowship Sunday School Class at Powell United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the General Fund of Powell United Methodist Church, 323 W. Emory Road, Powell 37849. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway. Mr. Harrell's guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com
HAWKINS, MARY RUTH WALKER - age 89, formerly of Knoxville, TN, wife of Charles Hawkins, passed away on February 13, 2008. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church in Talbott, TN. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to either the National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Ave., Miami, FL 33136-1494, 1-800-327-4545, or to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201, 1-877-247-2426. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN 37760 (865) 475-3892 www.farrarfuneralhome.com
HENDERSON, ROBERT M. - age 78 of Knoxville, passed away February 14, 2008 at Summit View of Farragut. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was retired from the Knoxville News Sentinel. Robert was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by wife, Phyllis; daughter, Denise McQueen; brothers, Don, Tollie, Buster, Doyle, George, Edward and Dennis; sister, Ruth Morris. Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Anna Henderson, Robert Henderson, Jr. and Rodney and Teresa Henderson; grandchildren, Erica, Michael, Travis, Josh, Christopher, Kelsey, Chuck and Chad; great grandchild, Ayden Henderson; sisters, Wilma Powell, Mary Naugher, Willie Hayes and Delia Asbury; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 am Tuesday at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for an 11:30 am graveside service. Friends may call at their convenience 2-4 pm Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. www.mem.com
HULL, ARTHUR - age 89 of Knoxville, passed away Thursday February 14, 2008, at U. T. Medical Center. Arthur was a member of UAW Local #659 in Flint Michigan. Mr. Hull was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Audrey Liestenfeltz Hull; his parents; a sister and four brothers. He is survived by his daughters, Mary Jane Warner of Flint, Michigan, Barbara Morse and husband, Richard of Knoxville; ten grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; brother, Donald Witherall and wife, Dee of Ocala, Florida and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Hull's request was cremation and his family has fulfilled his request. Click Funeral Home and Cremations Hardin Valley Chapel is proud to serve the Hull family. www.clickfuneralhome.com
JARRETT, WILLIAM B. (BILL) - age 72 of Farragut passed away suddenly Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at his home. Bill was a member of West End Church of Christ. He graduated from David Lipscomb College with a degree in music. He retired from Robertshaw Controls as an accountant. Bill was a veteran of the U S Army. He was an avid golfer and ham radio operator. Bill was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Murray Jarrett and Margaret Bonds Jarrett, who were from Jackson, TN. Bill is survived by his wife of 46 years, Colette Brown Jarrett; daughter and son-in-law, Jocelyn and Jason Dishon, and granddaughter, Makenzie Colette Dishon of Murfreesboro; nieces, Leta Stewart and Gwen Bozeman. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Funeral services 11:00 A.M. Friday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Mr. Russell Cook officiating. Interment will follow in !
the Pleasant Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909 or to the American Cancer Society, 871 North Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Jarrett family. www.clickfuneralhome.com
JONES, MELLIE - age 95 of Strawberry Plains, TN., formerly of Dizney, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was a very active member of the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Dizney, KY where she taught a Sunday school class for 30 years. Preceded in death by husband, Roy Jones; parents, Wick and Hila Jones; brother, Luther Jones; sisters, Cora Creech and Elsie Elliott; and grandson, Michael Jones. Survived by son, Herman Jones and wife Fern of Harlan, KY; daughter, Sue Thigpen and husband Cecil of Strawberry Plains, TN; grandchildren, John Thigpen, Linda Collins, and Tim Jones; 7 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 16, 2008, at Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Gerald Jones and Rev. Paul White officiating followed by the interment at Resthaven Cemetery in Keith, KY. Pallbearers: John Thigpen,!
Tim Jones, Mike Collins, Chris Jones, Coy Jones, and Dub Cloud. Special thanks to the second floor nursing staff at St. Mary's. Memorials may be made to Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, c/o Chris Jones, 4961 Highway 215, Evarts, KY, 40828 The family will receive friends 12:30-2:00 PM Saturday at Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, TN, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
KEEBLER, NANCY L. (ARMSTRONG) - age 69 of Fountain City passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, February 13, 2008 at St. Mary's Medical Center after a short battle with lung cancer, with her family by her side. Preceded in death by: parents, James H. and Mildred B. Armstrong both of Knoxville. She was a member of Smithwood Baptist Church, The Joy Sunday School Class. Graduated in 1976 from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She taught for many years at various elementary schools in Knox County. She is survived by her dedicated husband, James P. Keebler after 49 years of marriage; son and daughter-in-law, Philip F. and Catherine L. Keebler; daughter and son-in-law, Gretchen L. and Timothy L. Corum; grandson, Noah Douglas Keebler; granddaughter, Stefanie Erin Corum; aunt, Amy A. Moyers, and several cousins all of Knoxville. Her precious grandchildren were her pride and joy, they shared so many precious moments together. Her passi!
on was her love for children and the education she tried to instill in them. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends. Family has requested no flowers and donations be made to the Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920 or your favorite charity. Memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM Friday, February 15, 2008 at Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Dr. David Crutchley, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
KINCAID, DOUGLAS ARCH - age 49 of Huntsville, AL, passed away February 14, 2008. Born December 23, 1958, he was retired from the TVA. Preceded in death by parents, Jack and JoAnn Kincaid. Survived by: sister, Sally and Steve Ware of Sparta, TN; 3 brothers, Don and Judi Kincaid of Loudon, David and Sherry Kincaid of Huntersville, AL, and Danny and Cindy Kincaid of Mendenhall, MS; 5 nieces, Rebecca Atchley, JoAnna Kincaid, Sandra Watts, Taresa Pennington and Shannon Martin; nephew, OSN3 Stephen R. Ware, Jr. of USS Ford. Visitation Friday 6-8 p.m. at Berryhill Funeral Home in Huntsville, AL. Granveside services will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. est at the Runyan Cemetery in Big Springs, TN with Rev. Tim Watson officiating. Berryhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
LYONS, FLOSSIE MCGINNIS - died at St. Mary's Hospital February 10, 2008, after a short illness. Born Flossie Aileen McGinnis on August 25, 1930, to Frederick and Thelma Williams McGinnis, she was a lifelong Knoxville resident. Mrs. Lyons graduated with honors from Austin high School in 1948 but chose to become a fulltime wife and mother. Mrs. Lyons is survived by sons, Michael, Lawrence and Charles Blakeney, Steven William and George Buckner; and daughters, Joan Carrington and Willetta Tascoe; 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. A wake is scheduled for 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday at Unity Mortuary in Knoxville. Funeral Services are Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the mortuary with interment at highland South Cemetery.
MATTHEWS, MARTES - of Knoxville, TN, departed this life on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at U.T. Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary.
MCDOWELL, JUNE LORAINE - age 79 of Knoxville passed away Wednesday at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was of the Baptist Faith and a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Jack McDowell. She is survived by her sons, Guy McDowell and wife JoAnn, Charles and wife Shelia, Jackie and wife Michele all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Rachel McDowell, Angie Talbot and husband David, Carla Whidden and husband Oscar, Guy McDowell, Jr., Robbie Dunn and wife Barbara; great grandchildren, Denni Hall, Paige Talbot, Austin Dunn, Josh Talbot, Joseph Talbot, Charlie Whidden, Hunter Whidden and Brandon Whidden. A special thank you to the staff and our friends at Hillcrest North for their care. Funeral service 7:00 P.M. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Charles Parker officiating. Family and friends will meet at the Main entrance to Greenwood Cemetery at 10:45 A.M. Friday for an 11:00 A.M. interment. The family will receive friends 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Thursday at Rose Mortuar!
y Broadway Chapel.www.rosemortuary.com
MURRAY, RANDI DENISE, age 45 of Knoxville, Tennessee. Formally of Jellico, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born December 01, 1962. She is preceded in death by: parents, Nadena Ruth Wood; grandparents, Jess and Rose Douglas. She is survived by: husband, James Ray Murray of Heiskel, Tennessee; stepdaughter, Kimberly Perry and husband Josh of Heiskel, Tennessee; aunts, Colena Oliver of Jellico, Tennessee, Ardra Fuson and husband of Jellico, Tennessee, and a host of friends and family to mourn her passing. Visitation 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, February 15, 2008 at Harp Funeral Home with funeral services at 8:00 P.M. , Rev. Rick Barnes officiating, burial in Jones Cemetery 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 16, 2008. Harp Funeral Home of Jellico, TN. was in charge of arrangements for the family of Randi Denise Murray.
MUSICK, FRED GRAY - age 86, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at his residence. He was a Christian and a member of Woodlawn Christian Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in World War II, having volunteered as a private in 1942, and honorably discharged as a captain in 1946. He was a life member of Post 1733 V.F.W. He was a mason and a member of The Shriners Kerbela Temple. Fred practiced law in Knoxville with the law firm of Jenkins and Jenkins from March 1954 until his retirement in 2002. He was also the senior partner at the time of his retirement. He attained degrees from Milligan College, Tennessee, and the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville. He served on the Knox County Board of Education from 1972-1978. He belonged to the Tennessee Bar Association and was honored by them by being named a senior counselor in June 1996. Fred belonged to the Knoxville Bar Association and was elected and served as its president !
in 1982. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jayne (Wilcox) Musick; parents, Jesse J. and Beaulah Musick; brothers, Jess Musick and Judge Jack Musick. He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Kathie and Frank Bemis; granddaughter, Brittany Elise Bemis; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Dr. Frank Anderson of Johnson City; sisters-in-law, Polly Musick of Greenville and Olena N. Musick of Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00 PM Friday at Woodlawn Christian Church with funeral service to follow at 2:00 PM, Rev. David Eubanks officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by East Tennessee Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. www.berryfuneralhome.com
RAY, MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT (USAF RET) - age 87, of Knoxville, formerly of Cherokee, Alabama, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2008 at his home. Mr. Ray was a devoted Christian and a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church where he was an usher. Retired employee of TVA and a veteran of WWII having served the United States Air Force Flying Tigers as a Major General. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
RUMERY, GLEN ARTHUR - age 86, died February 12, 2008, at St. Mary's Residential Hospice Glen was born January 5, 1922 in Custer County, Nebraska and was the youngest child of Henry L. Rumery and Blanche Runyan Rumery. He was preceded in death by both parents and his siblings, three sisters and four brothers. He attended a rural one-room school through the eighth grade and was graduated from Mason City High School, Mason City, Nebraska in 1938. He attended the University of Nebraska one year before moving to Knoxville in 1940. He met his wife of 65 years, Margery Moore Rumery, in 1941, and they were married on August 14, 1942. She survives him. He is also survived by two children, Rebecca Rumery and Dr. Christopher Rumery and his wife, Lynne; by grandchildren, Dawn Walters and her husband Bryan, Shay Quillen, Jennifer, Kristin, and Michael Rumery. There are two great grandchildren, Owen and Graham Walters. He attended a national defense drafting school until he was employed b!
y what was then Fulton Sylphon Company in 1941. He worked there as an engineer/statistician until his retirement in 1984. He attended the University of Tennessee evening school nine years and was graduated with high honors in 1964 from the College of Business Administration with a major in Statistics. He was admitted to two honors societies: Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma. Glen was a member of the Washington Pike United Methodist Church for 67 years and had taken active positions of leadership in many areas of the church, especially teaching. He also volunteered as a mentor for children at Inskip School and Emerald Youth Foundation. He was Scout Master of Troop 26 at his church for several years. Glen's body was cremated, and the ashes will be interred in a private ceremony at Lynnhurst Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at Washington Pike United Methodist Church at a date to be announced. The surviving family requests that memorial donations be made to Washingto!
n Pike United Methodist Church, 2241 Washington Pike, Knoxvill!
e, TN 37
SHIPE, CALVIN D. - age 59 of Mascot passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at Hillcrest South. Member of Mascot Baptist Church and owner of the Half Shell Restaurant. Preceded in death by parents, Dallas and Laura Shipe. Survived by brother, Kyle Shipe; niece, Ammie Shipe Spangler and husband Danny; nephew, Andy Shipe and wife Misty; great nieces and nephews, Justin Hill, Spencer Spangler, Preston Spangler Abby Shipe, Allison Shipe; and friends, John and Lanelle Crockett. Special thanks to the staff at Hillcrest South. The family will receive friends 11:30-1:30 pm Friday, February 15, 2008 at Bridges Funeral Home and then proceed to Eastview Memorial Gardens for a 2:00 pm graveside service with Rev. Dr. Bruce Spangler officiating. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
SMITH, BERTHA - age 88 of Lake City, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice in Halls. She was a member of Island Ford Baptist Church and retired from Imperial Reading in LaFollette. Preceded in death by husband, William H. Smith; four infant children; parents, Edward and Ella Garner Whitaker; sister, Rosie Disney; and brother, Everette Whitaker. She loved her church, flowers and her dog, Tobe. Survivors: daughter, Joyce George of Powell; son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Nancy Smith, Lake City; granddaughters and husbands, Lisa and Mike Patt, Julia and Steve Malicote, Jennifer and Derick Goins; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Patt, Tori Daughtery, Noah and Sarah Malicote, Sean Ralston, Haley Goins; grand-dog, Tobe. Funeral service, 8 p.m. Friday Island Ford Baptist Church Rev. Charles Harness officiating. Family and friends will meet Saturday at Island Ford Baptist Church for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment in the church cemetery,!
Rev. Lowell Elkins officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Island Ford Baptist Church in Lake City. Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette.
SMITH, NINA GREY - age 100, of Knoxville, daughter of the late Frank and Lee Ivey James of Fulton, Kentucky, died suddenly Thursday February 14, 2008. She was a member of Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church. Nina was also preceded in death by husband, Carl M. Smith; son, Carl M. Smith Jr.; granddaughter, Karen Thompson Fairchild. She is survived by her loving family: daughter and son in law, Jean Thompson Whittaker and husband Simpson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Stuart Thompson and wife Sandy of Knoxville, Anne Cox and husband Larry of Sherman, Texas, Linda Spangler and husband Pat of Front Royal, Virginia, Carla Rusk and husband Marty of Heath, Texas, C.B. Smith of Nashville; great granddaughter, Amanda. A funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. William R. Barron officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials may be made to: Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church, 3700 Keowee Ave. Knoxvill!
e, Tennessee 37919. The family will receive friends Sunday following the service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
SOEHN, ELWOOD RALPH, SR. "WOODY" - age 61 of Gatlinburg, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008. Woody was born May 12, 1946 in Miami, Florida where he lived through his early teen years and then moved to Gatlinburg to live. He attended Gatlinburg Pittman High School and, after high school, he married Sammy Parton. For the past 43 years, they have lived happily in Gatlinburg with family and friends. Woody has many highlights in his personal career, including founding of Woody's Package Store in the 1970's, serving on the Gatlinburg City Commission from 1981 to 1985 (vice mayor '82-'85), a past Rotarian, and committed supporter of youth athletics. Woody was a devoted father and grandfather and built his life around the principles of honesty and integrity. Although he will be sadly missed, in return he leaves behind a reason to believe, to smile, and to laugh forever. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carmen Johanson; and father, Elwood Sachsenmaier; aunt and adopted mot!
her and father, Leticia and Joe Soehn; aunts, Aleida, Estrella, Julia, and Gloria; uncles, Harry and Buster; father-in-law, Rex Parton, and sister-in-law, Lana Parton. Survivors: wife, Sammy Parton Soehn; sons and daughters-in-law, Elwood R. "Woody" Soehn, Jr. and wife Terri, Heath Soehn and wife Dana; grandchildren, Davis and Ethan Soehn, Isaac, Emily, and Ella Blankenship, Grant and Garrett Soehn; mother-in-law, Blanche McCarter Parton; brother, Richard Soehn; niece, Laurie (Soehn) Schmezle, her husband Martin, and their children Keegan, Aidan, and Ea; first cousins, Johnny McDaniel, Tommy McDaniel and daughter Dawn McDaniel; an infinite number of friends all over the world. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Pi Beta Phi Elementary School Library, 125 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, or the charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Gatlinburg at 5 PM on Friday, February 15, 2008, w!
ith Rev. Larry Burcham officiating. Woody's ashes will be priv!
attered by his family at the many places that shaped his happy memories.
STILES, PATRICIA - age 66, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2008. She worked for many years at Hillcrest West. Preceded in death by daughter, Sandra Lynn Michaels. Survived by grandchildren, James Michaels, Jessica Ervin, Michael Ervin and Tyler Collins; great grandsons, Jonathan Williams and Elijah Ervin; sisters, Anna Tribbett, Carol Cook and Barbara Roller; brothers, William and James Boehme; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be on Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:00 PM in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. www.berryfuneralhome.com
TERRELL, EDWARD H. - of Knoxville, TN, departed this life on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at Baptist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary.
TINDELL, BRENDA SUE - age 56, of West Knoxville, who touched the lives of everyone she met with her kind, giving and loving nature, died Tuesday February 12, 2008 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was a member of Linden Avenue Baptist Church and an employee of Stein Mart. Brenda retired from the Knox County School System after more than 30 years of teaching during which time she served as a Knox County Education Association Representative. She was preceded in death by fathers, Robert Eugene Tindell, Sr. and William F. Hurst; grandparents, Herman and Irene Clem, Lena Tindell. Brenda is survived by her loving family: mother, Shirley Clem Tindell Hurst; brother, Robert Eugene Tindell, Jr. and wife Robin; sister, Debbie Varnes and husband Joey; one nephew, Robby Tindell; three nieces, Allison and Amanda Varnes and Jesse Tindell; extended family, brother and sister-in-law, Alex and Sandie Hurst; sister and brother-in-law, Audrey and Tom Bak; several nieces and ne!
phews and a host of relatives and friends. A funeral service will be 7:30 P.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Reverend David Maude and Reverend Jim Maples officiating. The family and friends will meet Saturday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11:00 A.M. entombment service. The family requests that memorials be made to: The American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909 or The American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909. The family will receive friends 5:30-7:30 P.M. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com.
WADSWORTH, FRED RUSSELL (OZ) - age 83 of Knoxville, passed away February 12, 2008 after a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Wadsworth; parents, Fred and Nora Wadsworth; and sister, Virginia Tracey. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Jo and Ronnie Sherwood of Kodak; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Ed Bingham of Knoxville; sister, Hilda Hamilton of Knoxville; three grandchildren, Lisa Jinks and husband Alan of Knoxville, Cindy Ridley and Pamela Ridley, both of Kodak; and nine great grandchildren. He was retired from KUB with 41 years of service and also retired from the Navy Reserves with over 40 years of service. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Mr. Wadsworth's guestbook can be signed at www.highlandmemorialparks.com. Highland Memorial 588-0567.
WALKER, ADDIE COFFEY - age 79 of Mascot passed away Thursday, February 14, 2008 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Mom was always known as a very kind and loving person, and it is certainly appropriate that she was reunited with her soul mate, Bill, on the day that is universally recognized as the "Day of Love." She was a faithful and charter member of Gilead Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, William A. (Bill) Walker; and son, William K. (Ken) Walker. Addie was the last surviving child of Sarah and Jake Coffey. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Lawanda and Dewey Foust, Roma and Butch Brasher; son, Benny Walker; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Aileen Walker; 14 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and many friends and relatives. Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Friday, February 15, 2008, in the chapel at Bridges Funeral Home with her pastor, Rev. Mike Goodson and Rev. Lawrence Ford officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:00 AM Saturday at Bridges Funeral!
Home and proceed to New Corinth Cemetery for an 11:00 AM graveside service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Huffaker Family Foundation for the Roseberry Baptist Church Food Pantry, 2920 Roseberry Road, Mascot, TN, 37806. Addie was a dedicated and regular contributor to the food pantry, and the family requests that you honor her in this way. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Friday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 523.4999. Happy Valentine's Day, Mom. We will miss you, but we know you are in a much better place. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
WILCOX, MRS. LILLIAN A. - age 90 of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2008, at Northhaven Healthcare Center in Knoxville. Member of Union Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles J. Wilcox, son, Rev. Jim Wilcox, parents, Clarence and Edna Walker, sister, Edith Haley, Mossie Kohler, and Betty Kelly. Survivors: daughters, Sandra Stoffell and Ann Hardin both of Knoxville; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Dora Wilcox of Jacksboro; brother, Clarence Walker, Jr. of Knoxville. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Graveside services and interment Saturday, 11:00 A.M. at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. David Shepherd officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Walters Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Horizon Baptist Church, P. O. Box 270, LaFollette, TN 37766. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Lillian A. Wilcox.
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