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• FERGUSON, Robert D. (Bob),
age 87, of Lenoir City passed away early Thursday morning, June 22, 2006, at Parkwest Medical Center. Bob was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Southern Railway, now Norfolk Southern, after 40 years of service before retiring in 1982. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Mary Veronica; and daughter, Jeanie. Survivors: sons, David Ferguson and wife, Carolyn, of Knoxville, Michael Ferguson and wife, Jill, of Cumming, Ga., Robert Ferguson and Debra of Loudon, Christopher Ferguson and wife, Carrie, of Houston, Texas; daughter, Ann Cole and husband, Cliff, of Harriman; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Alfred Ferguson and wife, Jan, of St. Charles, Mo. He will be sadly missed by friends and family. The family received friends Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by funeral services the Rev. John Dowling officiating. Interment followed in the Roberson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arthritis Foundation, P O Box 96280, Washington, DC 20077. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Ferguson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com 

• ZEHNER, David Murray
age 62, of Lenoir City passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, at Parkwest Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Adolph and Dorothy Zehner. He was a member of the American Vacuum Society and the American Physical Society. David was a research scientist for more than 30 years in the Solid State Division and Condensed Matter Physics Division at ORNL, where he also served as group leader and section head for many years. He received a Bacholor of Science degree from Drexel University and a doctorate from Brown University. Much of his work was to determine and understand the structure and chemistry of elemental and alloy metal surfaces. His research revealed how the properties of materials can differ from our expectations when they are very small or very thin. However, his greatest impact may have been the ability to attract and develop a team of surface scientist and his interest in and influence on the individuals around him. David enjoyed windsurfing, playing softball, sports and music. He is survived by special friend, Donna Watson of Knoxville; former wife, Theodora Zehner of Madison, Wis.; friends, John and Sharon Bates, Lenny and Judy Gray, John Budai, and Ray Zuhr of Oak Ridge; Art Baddorf and Phyllis Green of Knoxville; Ron Grubman of La Selva Beach, Calif.; Rich Ziskind of Las Vega, Nev.; and many friends and colleagues at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the national scientific community. Memorial service was Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. There was a visitation following the service. Memorials may be made to WUOT-FM, 209 Communications Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-0322. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• SMITH, William E. (Bill)
age 83, of Farragut, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Monday, June 26, 2006. Bill attended Concord Presbyterian Church. He was a retired master carpenter. Bill was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Lexington in the Pacific. He was an avid woodworker and enjoyed sports. Bill was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Wynona Smith; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Sally Smith, all of Farragut; grandchildren, Amy Rainwater, husband, Michael, and their son, Kyle, of Knoxville; Jill Thomas, husband, Chad, and their son, Brady, of Cookeville. Funeral service was Wednesday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Robert A. Larson officiating. Graveside services and interment were Wednesday in the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concord Presbyterian Church. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Smith family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• SHERWOOD, Louise S.
age 91, died Tuesday morning, June 20, 2006, after a prolonged decline. She was a long-time member of Central United Methodist Church. She will be remembered by as a loyal friend and a good neighbor. Her most difficult and significant accomplishment, however came in her younger years when she provided for her family during the Great Depression and part of World War II. Mrs. Sherwood was preceded in death by her husband, Vance. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Vance Sherwood and Dr. Donna Sherwood; granddaughter, Katherine Sherwood, all of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Gerry and the Rev. Donald Feick of Crossville; and brother, Charles Stansbery of Greeley, Colo. Family and friends met at Grandview Cemetery in Maryville Friday for a graveside service with the Rev. William Balch officiating. Following the service friends and family were invited to Dr. Sherwood’s home for refreshments. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 201 E. Third Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. The family received friends Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com     

• McINTOSH, Doris June
age 79, of Farragut, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2006. Doris attended Central United Methodist Church in Lenoir City. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Bill McIntosh, along with her parents and her nine brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Saundra Gillman and husband, Harry, of Lenoir City; grandson, Stephen Gillman of Knoxville; granddaughter, Kimberly Turner and husband, Steve, of Lenoir City; great-grandchildren: Kayla, Kristina and Benjamin; special friends: Shirley Freedman, Gale Reynar and Kay Turner; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Tuesday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to following the Rev. Ron Fisher officiating. Family and friends gathered Wednesday at Highland Memorial West Cemetery for graveside services and interment. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Doris June McIntosh.

• MARY, Anthony Joseph
age 16, beloved son and brother, died June 23, 2006. He was a wonderful and kind young man, artistic and athletic. He attended West High School, where he would have started his junior year. He was a true friend, making everyone feel welcome and wanted. He was a fabulous son and brother, who loved his family beyond words. He attended Sacred Heart Cathedral. He is survived by his father and mother, Tony and Rosemary Mary; his sisters, Annie and Marguerite; and brothers, Johnny and Hank; his grandparents, Frank and Bobby Mary, Joe and Mary Prochaska; as well as numerous cousins, aunts and uncles. Funeral Mass was Tuesday at Sacred Heart Cathedral with the Rev. T. Allen Humbrecht officiating. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers: Andrew Morton, Aaron Hackler, Zack Smith, George MacDonald, Sam Ellis, Hunter Alley, Andy and Tom Grobe. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catholic Charities, 119 Dameron Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. The family received friends Monday followed by a Rosary Service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemor-tuary.com. 

• LADY, Jack Henry
age 92, of West Knoxville, son of the late Henry F. and Harriett P. Kirkpatrick Lady, died suddenly Sunday June 18, 2006, at Heritage Assistance Living. He was a member of Cathedral of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and retired from John Beretta Tile Company. He was preceded in death by wife, Mary Geraldine Beretta Lady. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gary A. and Elizabeth Lady; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Jim Greaney, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Kelly Christopher, James Greaney IV, Kathryn Greaney and Amanda Lady; great-grandchildren, Chris Carver and Heather Christopher. The family and friends met Wednesday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Young-Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division St., Attention Taylor Slemmer, Knoxville, TN 37919. Friends could call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• JIMENEZ, Thomas
age 85, a native of San Antonio, Texas, died June 22, 2006, at his West Knoxville home. He was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Cathedral and a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. Mr. Jimenez was a dedicated neighbor and a dedicated and loving husband to his late wife, Lena Lamb Jimenez. He is survived by his daughters, Patricia Butler and husband, Charles of Charlotte, N.C., and Joan Booth of New Jersey; five grandchildren, Elizabeth and Anna Butler, Bill and Jeff Booth, and Tami Booth Corwin; four great-grandchildren, Kailey, Annabelle, Russell and Nicholas; and his brother, Joe Jimenez and wife, Bertha of San Antonio. Funeral Mass was Monday at Sacred Heart Cathedral with the Rev. Michael Maples officiating. Interment followed in Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catholic Relief Services, 119 Dameron Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. The family received friends Sunday followed by a Rosary Service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• DOBBIN, Elizabeth B. Clay
died Saturday, June 24, 2006, at Brakebill Nursing Home in Knoxville. She was born July 31, 1904, on Staten Island, N.Y., and was a longtime resident of Elizabeth, N.J., and Lighthouse Point, Fla., before moving to Knoxville. Mrs. Dobbin was a member of Community Presbyterian Church, Deerfield Beach, Fla., and a life member of Beacon Light Chapter, OES in Staten Island. Her loving smile and quiet wisdom will be missed by her friends and family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, George C. Dobbin and two brothers, Andrew and Alfred Clay. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, George and Linda Dobbin of Houston, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Gary Chambers of Knoxville; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A graveside service and entombment will be held Forest Lawn Gardens in Pompano Beach, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com 

• COOTER, Harriet D. Holt
age 78, of Knoxville, died June 17, 2006. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of Ascension. Harriet received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in French literature and then joined her mother and father, then a captain in the U.S. Navy serving as the naval attaché, in the Philippines. While there, she worked briefly as a fashion model and taught English literature. She then traveled to San Francisco, where she worked as a claims correspondent for Dun & Bradstreet. When her father retired to Chapel Hill, N.C., she rejoined her parents and received her law degree with honors in 1957 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a member of the Law Review. After graduation, she came to Knoxville to work as an attorney for the Office of the General Counsel at TVA, where she served for more than 30 years. When her children were born, Harriet took a brief respite from TVA and taught part time at the University of Tennessee School of Law as well as establishing a small private family law practice. A great believer in public service, Harriet was a member of the Knox County Board of Zoning and Appeals, president of the local chapter of the League of Women Voters and listed in Who’s Who of American Women. Harriet married O. Harmon Cooter, attorney, in 1959 and he predeceased her in 1996. Harriet deeply loved her family; justice, honor, and duty ruled her days, and her passion for life could not be surpassed. Survivors: sister, Ann Brooke Holt; daughters and spouses, Ann Miranda Cooter and I.A. Melese-d’Hospital of Chevy Chase, Md., Julia Harmon Cooter Cook and M.B. Cook of London, England, and Margaret Harriet Cooter and J.R. Jamison of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, William Volkert Griffiths and Gwendolyn Brook Griffiths of Chevy Chase, Daniel Michael Harmon Cook and India Jane Julia Cook of London; and her beloved French bulldog, Clara. A memorial service was held Saturday at the Episcopal Church of Ascension with the Rev. Mervyn Dunn and the Rev. Al Minor officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Interfaith Health Clinic, 315 Gill Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. The family received friends following the service at the church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com       

• BROWN, David Garland
age 80, of Sequoyah Hills, died Friday, June 23, 2006. He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, the owner of Brown, Brown, and West Realty Co., a charter member of Sertoma International, a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Billie A. Brown; son, David G. Brown Jr. of Knoxville; daughter, Cathryn Brown of Knoxville; sister, Chalmers Wilson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Jamie Brown and Clara Brown; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends met at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Monday for a graveside service with the Very Rev. John C. Ross and Dr. William R. Barron officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Tennessee Heart Assoc., 4708 Papermill Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 or St. John’s Cathedral, P.O. Box 153, Knoxville, TN 37901 or the charity of your choice. Friends called at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com 

• BROWER, Elizabeth Loy “Sib”
age 81, passed away Monday, June 19, 2006. She was a devoted member of Central Baptist Church of Bearden for more than 50 years where she was active in a wide variety of activities until her death. Sib was an avid bridge player, sports fan and enjoyed crafts throughout her life. She touched the lives of many at church, in the neighborhood where she resided for 50 years, and in many social activities. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Brower Jr.; mother, Bertha Loy; father, James Loy; sister, Margaret Loy Walters; brother, James Loy. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Brower of Oak Ridge; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Brower and Dave Shearon of Nashville; two grandsons, Tyler Brower Shearon and Patrick Nolan Shearon, also of Nashville; sister-in-law, Helen Loy; brother-in-law, Ed Walters; special nephews and their families; as well as friends in Elizabeth Sunday School class and the neighborhood family. Family and friends met at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Friday for an interment service. The family received friends Friday at Central Baptist Church of Bearden. A Celebration of Life service followed with Dr. Larry Fields and Dr. Henry Chiles officiating. Members of the Elizabeth Sunday School Class and her neighborhood family. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Central Baptist Church Bearden, 6300 Deanne Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919 or the Fellowship Center, c/o Fort Sanders Foundation, 1901 Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemorutary.com

 


• ANDERTON, Mary Virginia Tuttle
age 92, died June 25, 2006, at her Knoxville residence. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1913, to the late William Eugene and Annie Mason Tuttle. She grew up in Biloxi, Miss., and Springfield.  She attended Denison University. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and her master’s from the Columbia University in NYC. While at UT, she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, president of the Cap and Gown (now mortar board) and a Torchbearer. She worked briefly for TVA, where she met her husband, Wendell, and became a homemaker, mother of six, grandmother, community volunteer, church worker, bridge player, avid reader and world traveler. Member of First United Methodist Church, Biloxi, but was faithful and an active participant at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in Knoxville for more than 60 years. She volunteered with the Mobile Meals for many years and the Love Kitchen until she was 90. Mrs. Anderton was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Oscar Wendell Anderton; parents, two sisters, one brother, three half-sisters and two half-brothers. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Betsy and John T. O’Connor II, David and Davena Anderton, Danny and Charlotte Anderton, Julie Anderton, Chuck and Jane Anderton, and Emily and Ron Phillips; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. The family received friends Tuesday followed by a service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. John Silver officiating. The family met at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Wednesday for an interment service.  Memorials may be made to the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, 2500 East Fifth Ave. Knoxville, TN 37914.  Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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