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• ROBINSON, Kenneth E. “Robbie,”
age 75, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 10, 2006. Robbie served in law enforcement for a total of 44 years, with 14 years as bailiff in the Knox County Court System and retired as a lieutenant with the Knoxville City Police Department with 31 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church Concord. Robbie was a member of the Knoxville City FOP. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Preceded in death by: parents, Jim and Maude Robinson; brothers, Paul, Claude and Herbert Robinson. Survived by: wife of 47 years, Frances Easterday Robinson; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Mark Scott; grandchildren, Brittany, Hannah, Kaitlyn, Cameron and Hudson Scott; brother, Eugene and James Robinson all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Celebration of Life following with the Rev. Steve Peek and the Rev. T.M. Cody officiating. Active pallbearers were fellow officers from the Knoxville Police Department. Honorary pallbearers were Judge Geoff Emery, Judge John Rosson, John Rutherford and Bob Gibson. Interment will follow in the Piney Grove Church Cemetery with full honors conferred by the Knoxville Police Department. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Suite H102, Knoxville, TN 37919 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Robinson family.

• ODELL, Deanna Sue
age 35, of Farragut, passed away Wednesday, May 10, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by: grandfathers, Carson Hubbard and John Henry Wright; grandmothers, Frances Elizabeth Fritts and LaRue Panick. Survived by: mother, Wilma J. Pettit of Lenoir City; father, Carl Joseph Panick; children, Tara Rochelle Odell, Ezra Ronnie Allen Odell and Jacob Lee Odell; sister, Kimberly LaRue Panick; brother, Dwayne Edward Hubbard; father of her children, Ronnie Allen Odell; grandmother, Anna Sue Wright; nieces, Jayda LaRue Panick and Desi Mills; nephew, Caleb Mills; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will received friends Saturday at Click Funeral Home. Funeral services were Sunday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Lawson officiating. Interment followed in the Lakeview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Carl Joseph Panick, Dwayne Hubbard, T.J. Montgomery, Terry Johnson, Gary Hubbard, Billy Fritts. Click Funeral Home is serving the family of Deanna Sue Odell.

• MCLEAN, Julia “Gram,”
age 76, of Knoxville went home to be with her Heavenly Father the morning of May 13, 2006. Gram was a loving wife and mother who possessed a love for cooking and baking that brought joy to the hearts and souls of family and friends. She unselfishly gave to everyone and expected nothing in return. Her absence will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard L. McLean and daughter, Susan P. McLean. Survived by: daughter, Wendy A. McLean; son, Robert L. McLean and wife, Robbie; granddaughter, Amy P. Maynard, all of Knoxville; sisters, Tillie Salitsy and husband George, Anna Terpak; brothers, Alex Boris and wife, Anna, Paul Boris and wife, Peggy, all of Pennsylvania; many nieces and nephews. The family received friends Monday at the Click Funeral Home Hardin Valley Chapel with a Celebration of Life following. The family would like to give special thanks to Lois Griffin (Angel No. 1), Judy Page and Frankie Vandergriff of Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Senior Citizens Home Assistance Center, P.O. Box 3025, Knoxville, TN 37927. Click Funeral Home and Cremations, Hardin Valley Chapel, 10415 Hardin Valley Road, is serving the McLean family.

• JOHNSON, Claude E. (Short)
age 73, a lifelong resident of Bearden, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 11, 2006, at the University of Tennessee Hospital. He was a member of Bearden Gospel Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by: parents, Claude E. Sr. and Hazel Johnson; brother, Abb Johnson; and son, Pete Johnson. Survived by: loving wife, Shirley Johnson; three sons, David Johnson, Tony Johnson, and Sammy Johnson and wife, Tonya; daughter, Cyndie Hartsell; stepsons, Carson Scarbrough and wife, Brenda, Danny Scarbrough, Mark and Robin Harp Scarbrough; stepdaughters, Darlene Lewis and husband, Steven, Diane Williams and husband, Terry; brothers, Ken Johnson and wife, Linda, Bob Johnson and wife, Mary, and Gary Johnson; several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Funeral service was Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Fred Miller and the Rev. Jim Branum officiating. Interment followed at Zion Methodist Cemetery with military honors by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. The family received friends Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

age 20, of Knoxville, passed away at 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, after a fatal car accident. Armin was born in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina. He was a graduate of West High School Class of 2005. He loved to play soccer and basketball. Armin worked at PBR in the Northwest Industrial Park. He was of the Muslim faith. Preceded in death by grandparents, Asima Ajdinovic and Nezaheta Muharemovic of Bosnia. Survived by: parents, Meho and Aida Hadrovic; brothers, Edin Hadrovic and wife Aldina Arnes Hadrovic; sister, Aldijana Hadrovic, all of Knoxville; grandparents, Huso Ajdinovic and Cazim Hadrovic, both of Bosnia; several aunts and uncles of Bosnia, Germany and Sweden; many, many friends. Graveside services were Saturday at Lake View Cemetery in Lenoir City. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Hadrovic family.

• FRANZ, Harry Brian
age 41, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday evening, May 11, 2006, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Brian grew up in New Jersey and was an Eagle Scout. He was an employee of the music department of The University of Tennessee. Brian was president of the Knoxville Chapter Piano Technicians Guild. Survived by: parents, Harry and Mary Franz; brother, Craig Franz, all of Knoxville; and many friends. A memorial service was held Wednesday at Cokesbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stephen DeFur officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the UT Music Department or to Cokesbury United Methodist Church. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Franz family.

• DUHAN, Stanley
age 80, of Knoxville, died suddenly Friday, May 12, 2006. He was a member of Heska Amuna Synagogue, a World War II Navy seaman, and a member of Masters Masonic Lodge 244 F&AM. Stanley later enlisted into the U.S. Air Force Reserve and retired as a major in 1969. He received many letters of appreciation from the U.S. Air Force for developing procedures for mating and demating the Titan reentry vehicle and in participation in the salvaging of an Atlas missile at an operational site after a potentially dangerous accident. Stanley was an employee of TVA for 15 years and was the technical audit supervisor for the Office of Design and Construction in Knoxville. In 1985, he retired from TVA and became an independent consultant to the nuclear industry at various nuclear plants and waste disposal sites. He is survived by: loving wife, Hinda Duhan; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Laurie Duhan; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Roger St. Lifer; grandchildren, Andrew Duhan, Alison Duhan, Erica St. Lifer, and Scott St. Lifer. Funeral service was Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel by Masters Lodge 244 F&AM and Rabbi Louis Zivic officiating. Interment followed in New Jewish Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the Volunteer State Veterans’ Honor Guard. The family requests memorials be made to Heska Amuna Synagogue Library, P.O. Box 10162, Knoxville, TN 37939 or Shriner’s Childrens Hospital, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• BUTLER, Bryan D. III
while surrounded by family, earned his angel wings peacefully on Tuesday morning, May 9, 2006, after a long and courageous battle with leukemia. He is survived by: parents, Bryan Sr. and Donna Butler; brother, Braxton Butler; sister, Braden Butler; grandparents, Charlie and Peggy Butler, Roy and Peggy Thompson; aunts, Trenia Butler and Bobby Walters, Renee Butler; uncle, Arnie and Kim Butler, Terry and Rhonda Lawson; extended family, Chris and Leah Smith, Tara Wilkerson, Sid and Shirley Smith, Sid Jr. and Barbara Smith, Ken and Jane Clowers. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Bryan D. Butler II Foundation, 1018 Andover View Lane, Knoxville, TN 37922, to benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and Duke University Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program. The Butler family would like offer a word of thanks to Bryan’s special friends at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital who made him feel so special and loved. Another word of thanks to all of our close friends, who helped and supported our “Little Buddy” and our family. The family received friends Saturday at Highland West Funeral Home. Highland West Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations, 9913 Sherrill Blvd, is honored to be serving the Butler Family.

• BELITZ, Mary Eileen
went home to be with the Lord on May 8, 2006. She was a former member of Mars Hill Baptist Church and a current member of Grace Baptist Church. She spent a lifetime meeting the needs of her family and neighbors. She knew the meaning of being the hands and feet of Jesus. Preceded in death by: husband, Glenn Belitz; parents, Nellie and Garfield Keller; sister, Opal and her husband, Marion; and brothers, C.L. and Claude. Survived by: daughters, Linda Walters and husband, Tim, of Akron, Ohio; son, James Belitz and wife, Genie; grandchildren, Jennifer of Athens, Ohio, Bethany of Bend, Ore., and James Belitz III; sisters and brothers, Macie Trotter, Velma Lee and husband, Oliver, of Knoxville, Hoover Keller and wife, Ruth, of Knoxville, BoydKeller and wife, Viola, of Maryville, Earl Keller and wife, Patsy, of Jacksonville, Fla., Melba Hill and husband, David, of Knoxville, and Daril Keller and wife, Doris, of Knoxville. Funeral service was Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. T.M. Cody officiating. Family and friends met at Piney Grove Church Cemetery Saturday for interment service. The family received friends Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

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