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Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News-Sentinel Obituaries March 19, 2008
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:51:57 GMT
ALEXANDER, DOROTHY HAWORTH - age 73 of Blaine died peacefully at her home after a long illness. Dorothy was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church, and always loved her church family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was known for her love of cooking and her generosity toward others. She retired after 21 years of service with Rittenhouse Paper leaving behind many good friends there. Preceded in death by parents, Louis and Leila Haworth; sister, Wanda Bono; brother, Bobby Haworth; son-in-law, Bobby Carroll; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Thomas and Janice Alexander. Survived by loving husband of 52 years, Robert Alexander; loving children, Robbin Lee and husband Roger, Ten-Ten Alexander Carroll, Becky Lusk and husband Rick, Bobby Alexander and wife Jessica; precious grandchildren, David, Ghippi, and Ryan Lee, Erica, and Monica Lusk, Devan and Doltan Alexander; great grandchildren, Hannah, Hunter, and Landon; brothers, William Haworth, !
Joe Haworth and wife Margaret, Arville Haworth and wife Sandy; sisters, Margie Ramsey, Ruby Smith, Shirley Kitts and husband Leon, Pauline and Sue Haworth; brothers-in-law, David and John Alexander; sisters-in-law, Ades and Wanda Alexander; and special nephew, Phillip Bono. Funeral services at 7:00 PM Wednesday, March 19, 2008, in the chapel at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Goins and Rev. Mike Lee officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM Thursday at Indian Ridge Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. Pallbearers: Ricky Lusk, David Lee, Ryan Lee, Roger Lee, Josh Bozeman and Tommy Alexander. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
BATTLE, ROSEMARY S. - age 86 of Knoxville, died Saturday, March 15, 2008 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her mother Marie Margaret Sloane and husband Emery Clay Battle. Rosemary is survived by her son Jim Woods; grandson James Woods; granddaughter Cynthia Morris; sister Betty McMichael and brother Paul Schnackel. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday with Dr. Alan Smith officiating. Interment at Arlington Memorial Cemetery in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
CAMPBELL, CARL CLITIS - age 86, of Sharps Chapel. Clitis was born July 7, 1921, and passed to a new life March 18, 2008. A graduate of Horace Maynard High School, he served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater for 3 1/2 years in WWII. While in Europe he graduated Officers Candidate School. His occupation and avocation was farming though he was certainly a jack of all trades. Clitis was a faithful member of Irwin's United Methodist Church for many years. Preceded in death by his dearly loved parents, Wayne and Viola Campbell; grandparents, Henry (Pap) and Martha Jane (Granny) Campbell; brother Robert Campbell. He is survived by wife of 62 years, Marie Peters Campbell; their daughter Lois and her children Eva, Tessa, and Jim; their son Reed and his wife Cookie and their children and grandchildren, Jennifer and her husband Dustin Melton (Reed and Whitney), Heather and her husband Mike Weiner, and Jeff Campbell. Other survivors include sisters-in-law Bertie Campbell and Faye!
Smith; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Demmer and Edder Peters; brother Wayne T (Kayo) and wife Jean; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, with funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel at Cooke Mortuary, with Reverend Obie Campbell and Reverend Gary Tye officiating. Singer will be Don, Margaret, and April Harless. Pallbearers will be friends and family. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday at Blue Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Irwin's United Methodist Church: P.O. Box 331, Speedwell, TN 37870, for Holston Home for Children. Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville, TN.
CARMICHAEL, WALTER EUGENE (GENE) - age 85 of North Knoxville passed away the morning of March 18, 2008 at home with his family by his side after a battle with lung cancer. He was a member of Central Assembly of God for 60 years formerly known as Scott Street Assembly of God. He was in the United States Army and a Veteran in World War II and was in Manila, Philippines. He worked at Brookside Mill and Oak Ridge as a painter before he opened Carmichael Furniture in 1956 and then Carmichael Auction and Antiques, the oldest Auction House in town. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Nell Carmichael, sisters: Inez Cochran, Eula Abrams and Mildred Raby; brother: Earl Carmichael. Left to cherish his memory are his children and their spouses: Wayne and Brenda Carmichael, Linda and Richard Johnson, Sandra and Johnny Vandergriff all residing in Knoxville; grandchildren: Eddie Carmichael, Kelly Carmichael, Michelle English and husband Tom, Jennifer Kincaid and husband Travis!
; great grandchildren: Amanda Carmichael, Makenzie Kincaid, ZuZu English, Landon Kincaid, Edyn English; sisters-in-law: Nellie Turner and Mildred Carmichael; nephew Bobby Steele. " Special thanks to the wonderful Doctors and Nurses that took great care of our Daddy and Papaw. An extra special thank you to Priscilla and Buford McGill for everything you have done for Daddy and our family in the past months. Funeral service 8:00 P.M. Thursday Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev Bill Baker officiating. Family and friends will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery 9:45 A.M. Friday for interment at 10:00 A.M. Pallbearers: Eddie Carmichael, Kelly Carmichael, John Vandergriff, Richard Johnson, Travis Kincaid, and Tom English. In remembrance there is no earthly expression to explain the depth of love shared or loss felt by us the family and close friends. Daddy and Papaw we love you and miss you but are thankful you are resting peacefully in Heaven. The family will receive friends 6:00 to !
8:00 P.M. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel www.rosemo!
COOK, BARBARA SMALL - Age 75 of Knoxville, died February 28, 2008, following a stroke. Preceded in death by parents Viola Gregg Small and Henry Lynn Small, and husband Robert Erwin Cook. A native of Athens, TN, she received her BA in French from Tennessee Wesleyan College and her Masters of Library Science from the University of Tennessee. She served as a librarian with Knoxville College, the Tennessee Valley Authority, Lawson McGhee Library, and the McClung Historical Collection. Member of Pi Beta Phi, the Dogwood Knitters, Tennessee Valley Handspinners, the Classics Book Club and the East Tennessee Historical Society. Loving mother and grandmother, accomplished fiber artist, prolific reader. Survived by daughters Sherry Cook Sabo and husband Eugene Sabo of Hendersonville, NC; Cynthiana Cook Spangler, Knoxville; granddaughter Rachael Lynn Spangler, Knoxville, and beloved cat Alex. The family will receive friends at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 Northshore Drive, Kno!
xville, 37919, on March 22, 2008, 2-4 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, PO Box 567, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 or to the charity of your choice.
CROWE, RALPH M. - age 80, a resident of the Dyllis Community in Roane County, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Mr. Crowe was born September 6, 1927 in Anderson County. He was a lifelong resident of this area. Before his retirement he was a self employed truck driver for over 30 years. He was a member of the Williams Chapel Baptist Church. Mr. Crowe was preceded in death by his parents; B.F. Crowe and Virgie E. Jett Crowe, and by a son; Ralph Wayne Crowe. He is survived by his wife Betty Crowe of Dyllis; by a son, David Allen Crowe and wife Wanda of Oliver Springs; by daughters, Patty Fox and husband Claude of Knoxville, and Sherry Johnson and husband Chris of Knoxville; by grandchildren, Michael Crowe and wife Tammy of Karns, Sherry Manz and husband Steve of Oliver Springs, David Crowe and wife Tweety of Clinton, Eva Robbins and husband Jason of Oliver Springs, and Valorie Broyles and husband Jeff of Athens; by !
great-grandchildren, Hannah, Emma, and Jonah Robbins, Nicholas Broyles, and Cade Crowe. He is also survived by a brother; Boyd Crowe and wife Mary of Coalfield; by two sisters, Frankie Lee Kelly and husband Browder of Oliver Springs, and Vera Jo Lynn of Harriman; by a daughter-in-law, and best friend, Maxine Crowe of Oliver Springs; by brothers-in-law, James Finks and wife Ann of Harriman, Albert Finks and wife Judy of Indiana, and David Trammel and wife Sue of Oliver Springs; by a sister-in-law, Mary Anderson and husband Bill of Harriman; and by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 20, 2008 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 8:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sonny Johnson and Rev. David Crowe officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Friday, March 21, 2008 at 11:00 am at Anderson Memorial Gardens. Sharp Funeral Hom!
e is in charge of the arrangements. An online register book fo!
r Mr. Cr
owe is available at www.sharpfh.com
DELOZIER, GENA RUTH - age 74 of Knoxville, was called home to glory March 17, 2008. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be deeply missed. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, a member of the choir and the T.E.L. Sunday school class. Preceded in death by husband, Billy Joe DeLozier; daughter, Debbie Kay DeLozier; parents, Zay and Anna Lee Ghormley and brother, David Ghormley. Survivors: daughter, Pat Stiles and husband, Harley; grandchildren: Jeremy Wise, Kinzie Brasher and husband, John; great-grandchildren: Jaden Wise and (Baby) Harley Brasher; brother-in-law, Jep DeLozier and his family. The family would like to offer a special thanks to the staff of Ft. Sanders Select Specialty Hospital and a special friend, Judy Rucker, for all their love and care. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Gena's memory to Fairview Baptist Church. A celebration of life service will be 7:00 pm Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church with Rev. Brian W!
right officiating. Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church. www.mynattfh.com
EDWARDS, WILLIAM MARVIN - age 74 of Loudon, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008. Mr. Edwards was a retired Chief Master Sergeant serving in the US Air Force, later working for Lockheed Martin. Preceded in death by father, Clyde Edwards and son, William M. Edwards, Jr. Survivors include wife, Addie (Bennett) Edwards; son, Ronald L. Edwards; daughters and sons in-law, Cynthia Ann and Ken Hayse, all of Loudon, JoNell and Johnny Hunsucker, Douglasville, GA; mother, Addie (Vauter) Edwards; grandchildren, David, Khrish, Stephanie, Katie, Angie, Emily and Shannon; sister, Rebecca Dinkins; brothers, Donald, Jack and Jerry Edwards. Private services are being conducted for Mr. Edwards with Rev. Mark Braddom officiating. McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon. www.mcgillkarnes.com.
GALBRAITH, BETTY RUTH "NANNY " MOORE - age 76 of Knoxville loving wife, mother and Nanny fell asleep to awake in God's hands Sunday at St. Mary's North. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and a homemaker. Preceded in death by parents Amos and Celia Moore, brother Delbert Moore, sister Wilma Newman. She is survived by her husband Hal G. Galbraith of Knoxville; son Terry G. Galbraith and wife Karen of Powell; daughters Kathy R. Galbraith of Powell, Becky A. Kreisa and husband Bob of Halls; beloved grandchildren Brittany E. McKaig and husband Jason, Gabe L. Galbraith, Kenzie M. Johnson, Garrett L. Fontanez, Kara E. Fontanez; brother Loy Moore of Clinton; sisters Beatrice Cross, Delcia Moore, Evelyn Early, Lola Croft all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. A special thank you to sister in law Betty "Sissy" Galbraith and niece Mary Galbraith for their loving care through out the years and to Dr. Richard Grapski and staff, special caregivers Jennifer and Kenzie. Funer!
al service 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Dave Mason officiating. Friends will meet at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery at 11:45 A.M. Wednesday for a 12:00 noon interment. Pallbearers Terry Galbraith, Gabe Galbraith, Garrett Fontanez, Jason McKaig, David Moore, Kenny Moore. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Second Baptist Church in memory of Betty Ruth Galbraith 2909 N. Broadway, Knoxville Tennessee 37917. The family will receive friends 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
GOFORTH, MILDRED - age 65 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Monday March 17, 2008 at St Mary's Medical Center. Proceeded in death by her parents, William and Esther Gentry. Survived by husband Walter Allen Goforth Jr.; daughter, Sharon Snow; step mother, Ann Gentry; brothers, Paul, Don, and Fred Gentry, Eugene Ricker; sisters, Jan Lipman, Sondra McAllister, Christy Hickman, Katrina Ricker; grandchildren, Ashley Snow, and Zachary Snow; great grandchildren, Breona Roberts, Kamea Roberts; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday March 19, 2008 6-8 pm at Highland Memorial (Bearden). Funeral services will follow at 8:00 pm. Clyde Jenkins officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:30 am Thursday March 20, 2008 for the interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Goforth's guest book may be signed online at www.highlandmemorialparks.com. Highland Memorial (588-0567) is serving the Goforth family. "Caring for people, making a difference."
GOINS, JERRY WAYNE - age 63 of Knoxville, passed away March 18, 2008 at his home. He was of the Baptist faith. Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War. Preceded in death by parents, Olis and Bertha Goins; brother, Doyle Ray Goins; niece, Tammy Braden; nephews, Ronnie Braden and Josh Beach. Survived by brother, Arnold Lee Goins; sisters, Betty Hollandsworth, Bonnie Monroe, Jean Goins and Joyce Ann Goins; several special nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Thursday at Weaver's Chapel with the service to follow at 8 pm. Reverends Dewey Cooper and A.J. Crawford officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 am Friday at Edgewood Cemetery for an 11 am graveside service. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home. www.mem.com
GOODE, JR., CHARLES L - of Knoxville, TN passed away Sunday March, 16 2008 at his home. Preceded in death by his father, Charles Goode Sr.; brother, Phillip Joe Goode. Left to cherish his memory: his wife, Clara Goode; mother, Bobbie Goode; children, Michelle (Randy) Ridenour, Jennifer (Dwight) Reichter, Samantha Goode, Tiffany (Jeff) Wilburn; grandchildren, Christopher, Emily, Casey Ridenour, Grace, Anna Kate Reichter, Megan Wilburn; brother, Rick Goode; sisters, Melissa Collins, and Rhonda White. Mr. Goode was a carpenter by trade. He taught many young men much more than just how to drive a nail. Chuck's strong broad shoulders carried his family and friends. The family will receive friends Tuesday March 18, 2008 6-8pm at Highland Memorial (Bearden) with an 8:00pm service to follow in the Westwood Chapel of Highland Memorial (588-0567). Interment will be Wednesday March 19, 2008 at 2:00pm. Highland Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Goode's guest book may be signed on line at www.highl!
andmemorialparks.com. Highland Memorial (Bearden) is serving the Goode family. The master carpenter has called him home.
GRAHAM, HARVEY RECTOR - age 91, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 in Marietta, GA. He was a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church and a member of Holston Hills Country Club for over 60 years. He was a manager of Watson's on the Market Square Mall for 38 years. He is predeceased by his wife, Minerva Hodge Graham. He is survived by his daughter & son-in-law, Janet and Tom Stanley of Marietta, GA; granddaughter, Sarah Fallaw and husband, Tim of Marietta, GA; grandson, Brad Stanley and wife, Anne Marie of Alpharetta, GA; three great grandchildren, Anna and Kate Fallaw, and Ryan Stanley; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery Wednesday for a 1:00 P.M. graveside service with Rev. David Maude officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 4904 Asheville Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37914 or the charity of your choice. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Broadway!
GUY, LILLIE PAULINE SHEPHERD (POLLY) - age 84, of Oak Ridge, passed away March 18, 2008 at her home. She was born July 24, 1923 in Gary, West Virginia to the late Benjamin and Lucy Price Shepherd. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Oak Ridge. She was married July 31, 1939 to the late W.H. (Howard) Guy who was retired from Union Carbide K-25 plant. She enjoyed oil painting for many years in Oak Ridge but her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and her miniature Dachshund Lady. Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Guy was preceded in death by four sisters Eva Triplett, Lucille Shepherd, Elizabeth McMillian and Roxie Shepherd. She is survived by a daughter Linda May of Karns; grandchildren Wayne May and wife Donna of Knoxville, Paula Stafford and husband John of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Cody, Will and Savannah Stafford and Darrell May; brother-in-law OD Guy and wife Charolette of Knoxville and several extended family members and neighb!
orhood friends. Graveside services will be Thursday March 20, 2008 at 2:00 pm at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with Rev. Denny Evans officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Wednesday at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Susan B. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. Online messages may be sent to www.martinoakridgefuneralhome.com Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
HAMLEY, RUSH MONDAY - age 82, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 17, 2008. He was a devout and faithful member of Inskip Baptist Church for 45 years, who served God for 64 years with a kind and gentle heart as an active Deacon, choir member, Trustee and Mission Coordinator along with his wife. Rush retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a Machinist Foreman after 34 years of service. He served God and his country as a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy for 3 years as a Machinist Mate, 3rd Class on the U.S. Hensdale in the Pacific. He was also a 50 year member of the Fountain City Masonic Lodge #757 F.&A.M in Knoxville. Rush was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Anna Ruth Fraker Hamley and his loving daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia (Pat) A. and Kenneth (Ken) Shipley and Rebecca (Becky) J. and Lawrence F. (Larry) Cox. Grandsons, Michael G. Collins, Brian !
R. Collins and wife Jessica, David M. Cox and Jonathan L. Cox and 4 great grandsons, who all miss him greatly. Surviving brothers, Frank A. Hamley, Jr. and Jack A. Hamley and sister Frances I. Wade and many nieces and nephews. He was the baby of 9 siblings born to and preceded in death by Frank A. Hamley, Sr. and Zura Willie Hobson Hamley. Also preceded in death by brothers, Harold C. Hamley, William H. Hamley and sisters, Mary E. Mynatt, Grace L. Turner and Margaret L. Atkins. Service, 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel, Fountain City, Rev. Mike Segers and Dr. Bruce Marston officiating. Family and friends will meet, 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City and proceed to Lynnhurst Cemetery for interment at 10:00 a.m. Pallbearers: Mike and Brian Collins, David Cox, Harold Fraker and Allen and Steve Hamley. Honorary pallbearers: Inskip Baptist Deacons. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the "Together We Can" fund at I!
nskip Baptist Church, 4810 Rowan Road, Knoxville, TN 37912. Ou!
would like to thank the CCU staff at St. Mary's Hospital and NHC, Knoxville for their compassionate care during his illness. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City. www.mynattfh.com
HAUN, ARTHUR G. - age 88 of Knoxville passed away Tuesday March 18, 2008 at NHC St Mary's. Family & friends will meet at Bethesda Cemetery in Morristown 11:00 A.M. Saturday for graveside services with Dr. Darris Doyal officiating. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel www.rosemortuary.com
KIRBY, GLENDA TREECE - age 64, of Knoxville, passed away March 17, 2008. Glenda was of Baptist faith. Preceded in death by: father, Rondy Treece; sister, Peggy Treece; brother, Bill Treece. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, David and Annette Kirby; grandson, Ethan Kirby; mother, Mary Treece; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gordon and Carleen Treece, and Bobby and Jane Treece; brothers, Tim Treece, Greg Treece; sister, Bennie Mink; several nieces and nephews, and cousins. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, with funeral service to follow at 8:00 in the chapel at Cooke Mortuary. Reverend Randy Webb officiating. Family and friends will meet at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Dyer Cemetery for 1:00 p.m. interment. Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville, TN.
LEE, MAY JANE "JANIE" EDDLEMAN - born November 14, 1927 of Athens, TN, died Friday in Athens Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Monroe County and resident most of her life in McMinn County. She was preceded in death by her mother and step father, Georgie "Hunk" Tate Eddleman Lee and Irad W. Lee, Sr., husband of 60 years, Clifton "Doc" Lee, Jr. on March 6, 2006, sisters, Anna Ruth Lee Bartlett, Dorothy Eddleman Hambaugh, brother in law, Ben Blake Bartlett, niece, Lura Lee Bartlett, nephew, Spec. 2nd Class Benjamin Trey Bartlett, nephews, Stephen Hambaugh, Alton Butch Eddleman and Warner "Jeff" Eddleman. She was a stay at home mother, member of Trinity United Methodist Church, VFW Post #5146 Ladies Auxiliary and DAV. She was a former employee of Athens Products. Survivors: two daughters, Rebecca Lee, Athens, Mary J. Lee-Baer, Athens; four brothers, Alton Eddleman, Boerne, TX, David Lee, Lenoir City, Lindy McConkey, Bethlehem, TN, Irad Lee, Jr., Madisonville; two sist!
ers, Barbara Lee Pennington, Madisonville, Sarah Lee Orman, Soddy Daisy, TN; granddaughters, Noelle Cline, Nikki N. Cline Overton, Sabra Cline; great grandson, Isaiah James Respert; brother in law, P.C. Hambaugh, Jr.; 2 nephews. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Episcopal Church with Rev. Hendree Harrison officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the church. those wishing may make contributions to Athens McMinn county Humane Society P.O. Box 7 Athens, TN 37371-007 for a voucher to spay or neuter an animal or St. Paul's Episcopal Church 123 S. Jackson St. Athens, TN 37303. Those not able to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
LUNA, JOE LOUIS - born to Mary Blanche Waters and Louis Elzo Luna in Parsons, Tennessee on July 15, 1934, passed away March 16, 2008. Joe was a "country boy" and proud of it. He was "best all-round athlete" in Parsons High for two years. He worked on the farm until he left home to attend the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He always thought he'd be a veterinarian, but his daddy (Dr. Louis Elzo Luna) told him he might as well go into medicine like he had. Joe graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School in 1959. He was drafted into the US Army after six months of residency in orthopedics at the University of Tennessee Hospital in Knoxville. He served a year and a half at Ft. Jay on Governor's Island in New York City. While there his first two sons, Joseph Anderson and John Louis were born. His third son, James Andrew, was born in Knoxville. After the army, he returned to Knoxville and joined Blount Orthopedics at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital where he pra!
cticed for 35 years. After retiring from orthopedics, he was medical director of The Rehabilitation Center at Baptist Hospital for six years. He served on the board of directors for State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Co. for more than 25 years. He was chief of staff at Baptist Hospital in 1985. He was an avid wood turner and bird watcher. He loved all UT sports. He leaves his wife of more than 50 years, Julia Anderson Luna; his son, Joseph Anderson; his grandson, Mason Luna Morin Coburn and Mason's mothers Meredith Morin and Shannon Coburn; his son, John Louis and wife LeAnn; his son, James Andrew, wife Kim; and four granddaughters, Julia Grace, Sarah Ruth, Margaret Ellis, and Elizabeth Belle Luna; his sister and her husband, Mary and James Burton; niece, Mary Ruth Peggs; and nephew, David Burton. A kind and good man, he was the "rock" of his and Judies' families. He will be missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 19 at 5 p.m. in the Click!
Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. The Reverend George H. Waters w!
uct the service, and the family will receive friends immediately following the service. Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Luna family. www.clickfuneralhome.com
MERRITT, MILDRED L. MURPHY MAYS - age 91, of Knoxville, died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at Peachtree Nursing and Rehab Center in Smyrna, TN. Member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husbands, William Claude Mays and William Dewey Merritt. Survivors: daughter, Judy Watts of Knoxville; son, Tom Mays of Hendersonville, TN; grandchildren, Tammy Watts, Bill Watts, Greg Watts, Angie Cox, Brad Mays and Allen Mays; 13 great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a 1:00 p.m. graveside service and interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 2200 Sutherland Avenue, Suite H102, Knoxville, TN 37919. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway. Mrs. Merritt's guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.
MILLS, EARL R., JR. - age 85 of Maryville, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008, at his home. He was preceded in death by father, Earl Mills, Sr.(1964), mother, Magdalene Mills(1987), and sister, Miriam Mills(1992). Earl was born May 27, 1922, in Chicago, IL. Earl was educated in the Chicago public schools, graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1944 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and from Purdue University in 1947 with a M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering. Elected Tau Beta Pi, national honorary engineering fraternity. During World War II, Earl was employed by Tennessee Eastman at Oak Ridge as a mass spectrograph instructor. In 1947, he was employed by ALCOA as metallurgist and worked at the Tennessee Operations until 1982 when he retired. His various job duties included chief inspector and quality control supervisor. He served as president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society for Quality Control and was a Certified Quality Engineer. Earl was a memb!
er of Alcoa United Methodist Church. Over the years he served as Sunday School teacher, chairman of the Administrative Board, chairman of the Council on Ministries and usher. In the community he was a member of the Alcoa Kiwanis Club for 33 years, serving as president in 1964. In 1970-71, he was elected Lt. Governor of Division 5 of the Kentucky-Tennessee District. He worked with the Blount County Red Cross Chapter developing its first disaster manual. He was the first chairman of the City of Alcoa Human resources Development Advisory Board. Together with Jim Cobb, he spearheaded the building of two homes in the Habitat for Humanity program. In recent years, he and his wife, Betty, have served in the Meals on Wheels program in the county. He also helped with VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, in the local mall. He was a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs, thankful that WGN-TV carried so many of their games. Survivors include: wife, Betty; son and daughter-in-law, David!
and Brenda Mills of Houston, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Dei!
Mitchell Dickson of Knoxville; grandsons, Bruce Mills and wife Kristine, Zachary Dickson and Kyle Dickson; granddaughters Lauren Mills and Jessica Mills; great grandchildren, Riley and Ryan Mills; step-daughter, Sharon Adams and husband Virgil; step-sons, Philip Gillespie and wife Missy, Todd Gillespie and wife Tiffany and granddaughter, Lacey; four step grandsons; and three step great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday in McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Green officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Grandview Cemetery for the interment service. The family will receive friends from 5-6:00 p.m. Wednesday at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville. 982-6812 www.mccammonammonsclick.com
MYERS, CHARLSIE ROLLINS - age 83, of Knoxville, formerly of Greeneville, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008 at NHC, Fort Sanders- Knoxville. She was a member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church in Knoxville. Survivors: two sons and one daughter-in-law: Lynn A. Myers of Arlington, VA; John R. and Cathy Myers of Oak Ridge; one daughter: Susan M. Berry of Knoxville; former husband: Clyde A. Myers of Knoxville; grandchildren: Jennifer White and husband, Craig, of Knoxville; Whitney Malonee of Knoxville; Travis Myers of Oak Ridge; Alex Myers of Oak Ridge; numerous nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the David and Lily Park Rollins and was preceded in death by five sisters. 11:00 am Friday, graveside service in Mt. Tabor Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Hoark officiating. Interment in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery Friday at 11:00 am for the graveside service. Online condolences may be sent to the Myer!
s family at . Kiser Funeral Home 401 West Main Street Greeneville, TN 37743. (423) 638-3121.
MYNATT, VIRGIL KENNETH - age 83 of Maryville passed away March 18, 2008. Member of Mountain View Church of God. Member of American Legion, & 25 Year Club of Alcoa Aluminum. Army Veteran serving in W.W.II & Korean Conflict. Ken loved gospel music. Preceded in death by first wife Jean Mynatt, second wife Ethel Abbott Mynatt, sister Inez Prigmore. Survivors: son Donald D. Mynatt; daughter, Rita Dotson; step-children, Glenn & Jane Perkins, Ron & Carol Combs, Kenneth Abbott; brother, Spurgeon Mynatt; several nieces & nephews. Family & friends will meet 10:45 Friday Grandview Cemetery for graveside service at 11 am. Rev. Lonnie Garner & Rev. Bryan Wheble officiating. Family & friends may call at their convenience Thursday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City. www.mynattfh.com
OGLE, MILDRED HOUSEHOLDER - age 93 of Pigeon Forge, TN. passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2008. She was born on July 4, 1914 to parents, Andrew Temple and Carrie Gobble Householder. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Pigeon Forge. She retired in 1982 as Postmistress of the Pigeon Forge Post Office with 40 years of service. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John Rellie Ogle; four brothers, Bill, Henry, Mayford and Trotter Householder; sister, Agnes Householder Lyons. She was survived by; son, Michael Ogle and wife, Clara of Athens, Alabama; daughter, Margaret Andrew Ogle Trundle and husband, Benton of Sevierville; grandsons, Stephen Michael Ogle of Fort Collins, Colorado; Lonnie Dale Trundle and wife, Cindy of Sevierville; granddaughters, Pamela Trundle Tarwater and husband, Michael of Sevierville, Tanya Ogle Carpenter and husband, Don of Boise, Idaho; great grandchildre!
n, Jordan Alexander Tarwater and Chelsea Elizabeth Tarwater of Sevierville; sister-in-law, Lyda Robertson Householder; the families and extended families of her brothers and sister and her dear friend, Billie Bohanan. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Charles Bozeman and his staff, Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center (Broady Wing), Covenant Home Health, Sevier County Ambulance Service, Pamela Kayon, Pastor of Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church and Rev. W.W. Cope for the loving care they provided. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rawlings Funeral Home in Sevierville on Thursday, March 20, 2008. Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. with services officiated by the Rev. W.W. Cope to follow. Family and friends are invited to meet at Pigeon Forge Cemetery for interment Services on Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial may be sent to First Baptist Church of Pigeon Forge. You may share your thoughts and memori!
es with the family on our website www.rawlingsfuneralhome.com
RICKARD, JAMES D., SR. - age 89 of Morristown, passed away at Jefferson Memorial Hospital March 15, 2008. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. He attended Talbott First Church of God where he was a Sunday school teacher for many years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, ASN October 16, 1941 - September 20, 1945 ETO. After retiring from New Jersey Zinc mines he was self employed with his own dynamite business for many years. He was preceded in death by wife, Frances Brown Rickard, parents, Ed and Naomi Rickard and brother, Homer Rickard. He is survived by his son, Jimmy (Lois) Rickard; daughter, Jackie (Rick) Carson; grandchildren, Todd Rickard, Crystal Russell and Heather Olden; step grandchildren, Susie Johnson and Roxanne Cumbow; great grandchildren, LaChrista Russell, Tyler Russell, Makai Olden; step grandchildren, Spencer Cumbow, Zoie Johnson, BJ and Alexus Olden; sisters, H!
elen Woods of Morristown and Hazel Kanipe of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday March 18, at Westside Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at Talbott First Church of God Wednesday March 19th at 11 a.m. with Stephen Dyke and Ken Carter officiating. He will lie in state one hour before the service. Graveside service will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens. Friends can call at the home of Jackie Carson, 531 Lee Dr. Morristown. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home.
SANDMAN, MR. RICHARD (BUD) - age, 81 of Jamestown, TN, passed away Saturday in the Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Mr. Sandman retired as a Lt. in the U.S. Navy serving during WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War. Mr. Sandman is survived by: wife: Mary Jean Fairfield Sandman of Jamestown, TN; son: Scott Sandman & wife Laquita of Allardt, TN; daughter: Sherri Sandman Rudeen & husband Randy of Dallas, TX; grandchildren: Gracie, Madeline & Abigail Sandman, Julie, Sara, Jordyn & Sydney Rudeen; niece: Penny O'dell; cousin: Dr. James Price. Preceded in death by: parents: Charles Robert & Elizabeth Price Sandman; grandchildren: Alexis & Nicole Rudeen; brother: Robert Sandman, Jr.; sister: Marti Kincaid. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital, oOr the St. Jude Children Hospital. Memorial services for Mr. Richard (Bud) Sandman will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday at the Lynnhurst Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday from 6 Till 8 P.!
M. at the Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
SKAGGS, WILLIAM C., JR. - age 85 passed away March, 16, 2008. He was born March 30, 1922 in Knoxville and is a descendant among the first families of Tennessee. He was a charter member of Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish and a Life member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 5207. Bill was a veteran of World War II with 2 years of service in the U.S. Army Air Corp, 9th Air Force stationed in England, France and Germany. He was a graduate of Knoxville Catholic High School, The University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee College of Law. Bill was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society and Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He was associated with the law firm of Ayres & Parkey throughout his entire legal career and served as president of the Knoxville Bar Association. Bill was also a member of the Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He was a past president of Cherokee Country Club, The Cotillion Club and a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge !
No. 160, Knoxville. Bill was an avid golfer and in his later years traveled extensively with his wife. He enjoyed the company of his family and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Carter Skaggs Sr. and Constance Murphy Skaggs; his sister, Helen Skaggs Dugan and his niece, Constance E. Dugan. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ethel Baumann Skaggs; sons, William C. Skaggs III, W. Woodruff Skaggs and Thomas B. Skaggs, all of Knoxville; nephews, John R. Dugan Jr. of Pearl River, NY and William S. Dugan of Brooklyn, NY; and special cousin, Constance Ayres Hewitt of Knoxville. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring staff at both St. Mary's Hospital 3rd floor tower and St. Mary's Residential Hospice, Halls. Funeral service will be 11:30 A.M. Thursday at Sacred Heart Cathedral with Father T. Allen Humbrecht officiating. Interment will be private. Memorials can be sent to Catholic Charities, 3009 Lake Brook Blvd., Knoxvi!
lle 37909 or the charity of your choice. The family will recei!
ds 5-7:00 P.M. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
THOMAS, WILLIAM ALLEN, SR. - passed away Monday, March 17, 2008, at a local Chattanooga hospital as a result of recent medical problems. He was surrounded by his wife, three sons, and two adult grandchildren at the time of his death. He was 86 years old. Mr. Thomas was born and raised in Whiteville, TN. During World War II, he worked in B-25 Billy Mitchell assembly plant in Memphis and was drafted to the Army Air Corps. He served as a gunner on a B-24 Liberator in the 15th Air Force, 455 Bomber Group, 740 Squadron. He was stationed in Cerignola, Italy and participated in 47 missions over Southern Europe. A University of Virginia architectural graduate, "Red", as he was affectionately called by family and friends, was a principle member in the architectural firm of Thomas, Ross and Stanfill of Jackson, TN for about fifty years. They designed commercial buildings and early on - residential buildings in the West Tennessee area and many other states. He was a member of First Uni!
ted Methodist Church in Jackson, TN for over fifty years but has been recently attending Burks Methodist Church of Hixson (Chattanooga), TN. Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, the former Josephine Waucoupe Rhea of Sommerville, TN; three sons, William A. (Bill) Thomas Jr. of Chattanooga, James Robert (Bob) Thomas of Maryville and Brian Rhea Thomas of Knoxville. Other survivors include seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday Morning, March 21, 2008, at 10:00 AM from the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons. Burial will follow Melrose Cemetery in Whiteville, TN. Visitation with the Thomas family will be at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Jackson or Burks Methodist Church of Hixson. George A. Smith and Sons North Chapel 427-5555.
VANDERGRIFF, CHARLIE (CL) - age 68, passed away Sunday March 16, 2008 at Hillcrest South. Former employee of Loomis Fargo with 29 years of service. Preceded in death by father and mother, Charlie and Lily Sharp Vandergriff, brothers, Edward and HC Vandergriff, sister and brother in law, Luther and Juanita Chesney. Survived by wife of 31 years, Anna Ruth Vandergriff; son, Mark Vandergriff; step son, Robert (Kim) Savage, Jr.; step daughter, Kelly (Leonard) Dyer; special granddaughters, Nikki and Chelsey Savage, Heather Ryan; special nieces, Mary (Libb) Jean, Brenda Spears; special nephews, Tim Chesney and Larry Jean; sisters in law, Martha and Marie Vandergriff, Peggy Armour and Elma Millaway; brother in law, Charles Rule; special friend, Raymond (Bud) Palmer. No service at this time.
WALTON, DR. CLIFFORD, JR. - of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away at his home on Tuesday March 18, 2008. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Highland Memorial (Bearden) "caring for people, making a difference".
WILSON, CARMEN (MAMENG) TAAL - left this life peacefully at home with her husband and her children by her side on Sunday, March 16, 2008. She was born on January 28, 1940 in Manila, Philippines. She came to the United States in 1963 to pursue a career in the medical field. She began work as a medical technologist at St. Mary's Hospital in 1965 and worked there until her retirement in 2005. Carmen had a zest for life that most envied. She had a knack for making people laugh and always had a smile - even for strangers. Carmen spent a great deal of her life giving to others. She rarely went anywhere empty-handed. She touched so many people's lives and made an indelible impression that will never be forgotten. Carmen was never idle. Over the years, she enjoyed many hobbies such as cake decorating, cross-stitching, and buying in bulk. She never let a bargain slip by her! It was her unique sense of style, quirky sayings and endless energy that made her one of a kind! She was an ad!
venturer who loved to travel. She took many trips throughout the United States and the world. She also had a passion for gambling. Carmen was born with a lucky streak. Whether it was playing bingo or entering a store contest, she always seemed to beat the odds. The excitement of gambling often took her to the bright lights and spinning slots of Las Vegas, where she usually came back a winner. Carmen was preceded in death by her father, Geronimo N. Taal and her brother, Antonio H. Taal. She leaves behind her mother, Teodorica H. Taal; her loving husband, Bill, with whom she spent 41 years of marriage; her surviving daughters, Jennifer Williams and Michelle Ritter, whom she taught to be independent, confident, and smart women; and her sons-in-law, Tim Williams and Glenn Ritter whom she gladly welcomed; the lights of her life, her grandchildren, Kendall, Sylas, and Jenna Rose Williams and Katie and Knox Ritter. They will miss their "Lala" as she makes her way to Heaven to be t!
heir guardian angel. Carmen also leaves her dear sister, Gin P!
and husband, Roger; brothers, Ernesto and wife, Aida, Irineo and wife, Paulita, Nilo, Nick; sister-in-law, Mely; nieces and nephews, Girlie, Joel, Roderick, and Krissy, Jerry, Ronald, and Jacklyn, Rossanna and Alizza, Irene Jane and PJ, Lorlen, Christine, and Aaron, AJ, Jeremy; as well as countless friends and family both in the Philippines and the United States. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Lynn Calloway, Geraldine, Ruby and the rest of the staff at Covenant Health Hospice for their compassion and support. The family will receive friends and family 5-7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with a Rosary and service to follow at 7:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Eric Andrews, CSP her parish priest from St. John XXIII officiating. Interment will follow at Lynnhurst Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tim Williams, Glenn Ritter, David Hall, Brett Hayzen, Manny Ilagan, N!
eil Ilagan. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the HERA Foundation for Ovarian Cancer in Carmen's memory (www.herafoundation.org) or to St. Jude Research Hospital. www.rosemortuary.com
WRIGHT, BOBBY H. - age 72 of Farragut passed away early Tuesday morning, March 18, 2008 at Parkwest Medical Center. Bobby was a member of First Baptist Church Concord, a long-standing member of the Farragut Rotary Club and a veteran of the U S Army. After retiring from banking, Bobby formed his own leasing company to continue a life long passion of helping small business owners. Bobby was an avid fan of all U T sports, as well as tennis. He was a faithful and loving husband of 47 years, and a loving father and grandfather. Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Gertrude Wright and brother and sister-in-law Raymond and Jo Wright. He is survived by his wife, Jimmie Lou Wright; daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Sam Teasley; grandchildren, Abby and Amanda Teasley all of Knoxville and Jonathan Szot of Cleveland, MS; sisters, Peggy Powers and husband Jimmy, Kathy Dulin both of Vicksburg, MS; several nieces and nephews. Bobby was loved and respected by everyone who k!
new him and leaves behind many close friends. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. R. L. Sigrest of Yazoo City, MS officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in honor of Bobby's granddaughters to Concord Christian School, 11704 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Wright family. www.clickfuneralhome.com
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