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• WILKERSON, Jerry Woodruff
age 53, of Gray, formerly of Lenoir City, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2006, after an illness with cancer. Jerry was retired as director of operations for PFG, Hale in Morristown. He was a former business graduate and basketball letterman, 1970-1974, of East Tennessee State University. Preceded in death by: father, Floyd Woodruff (Woody) Wilkerson; grandparents, Floyd and Mary Wilkerson; the Rev. Sam J.K. and Mary Elizabeth Munsey, all from Lenoir City; several aunts and uncles. Survived by: wife, Donna Morelock Wilson of Gray; daughters, Kenda Benward and husband, Aaron, Angela Ward and husband, Sammy all of Franklin; son, Jerry Woodruff (Woody) Wilkerson Jr. of Los Gatos, Calif.; step-daughter, Taylor Lawson of Gray; grandchildren, Luke, Gracie and Ella Benward, all of Franklin; mother, Ella W. Munsey Wilkerson of Lenoir City; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joy Resseguie and Bob, Vickie Graham and Chuck, all of Lenoir City, Eva House and John of Marietta, Ga.; mother-in-law, Novella Morelock; brother-in-law, Brian Morelock, both of Kingsport. The family received friends Saturday at Dixie Lee Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Benward officiating. Interment followed in the Dixie Lee Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Resseguie, Samuel Graham and Andrew Resseguie, all of Lenoir City, Brad Morelock and Brandon Morelock both of Kingsport. Honorary pallbearers wereTom Scott, Lewis Pardue, Rich Stetz, Rod Pickle, Mike Gulley, Pete Deuber, Steve Mills, Putty Mosier , Harry Harmon and Pat Schliesman. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the T J Martell Foundation-Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Wilkerson family.

• SHUEY, Robert Eugene (Bob)
age 89, of Knoxville, died June 26, 2006. Bob was the oldest living member of First United Methodist Church, having been a member since 1927. A graduate of Knoxville High School, Bob then entered the Navy and served during World War II. He was the former vice president of White Lily Flower, Inc., and a member of the YMCA and the men’s volleyball team. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Eleanor and Salome Shuey. Survived by: loving wife of 60 years, Mary Shuey; sister, Peggy Sexton; nieces, Gail Finley and Peggy and Sonny Leach; nephew, the Rev. Buddy Sexton; several great-nieces and nephews. A celebration of the life of Bob Shuey was held Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Buddy Sexton officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, 3316 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 or to the charity of your choice. The family  received friends following the celebration of life at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• SHELTON, Mary Jane Preston
age 77, daughter of the late R.H. and Mary Clapp Preston, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at her Knoxville home. She was a member of First Baptist Church Concord and had retired from the University of Tennessee. Preceded in death by husband, James E. Shelton. Survived by her loving family: daughter, Mary E. Shelton; grandchildren, Noelle and Warren; aunt, Carlotta Preston, all of Knoxville. Family and friends met Friday at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Sunshine Ministries, First Baptist Church Concord, 11704 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• KLOSTER, William A.
age 76, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2006. He attended Tellico Village Community Church. Bill was retired from Indian Head Industries in Southfield, Mich., and Charlotte, N.C. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force and a member of the American Kennel Club working as a dog trainer and judge at its events. After moving to Tellico Village, Bill was active in the RV Club and the Model Sailing Club. He was preceded  in death by his parents, Maria Paula and Adolph Kloster. Survived by his wife of 17 years, Galene Kloster; daughters, Miriam Murphy and husband, Todd, of Farragut, Janice Green and husband, Michael, of Chesterfield, Mo., Allison Hult and husband, Robert, of St. Petersburg, Fla., Lisa Ruffin and husband, John, of Clinton Township, Mich.; step-children, Robert Blenkle, Patricia Theros and husband, Louis, Pamela Coleman and husband, Worth; eight grandchildren: Steven Green, Alex Green, Grant Murphy, Austin Ruffin, Heather Murphy, Shane Ruffin, Jessica Ruffin and Morgan Hult; three step-grandchildren, Brooke Blenkle, Jonathan Theros and Evan Theros. The family received friends Wednesday. Funeral services followed in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Mr. Bill Cox officiated. Family and friends will gather by 11 a.m., Thursday, in the Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services with military honors conferred by VFW Post 5150, American Legion Post 120, 70 and 256. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice. Click Funeral Home Farrgut Chape,l 11915 Kingston Pike,  is serving the family of William A. Kloster.

• GIBSON, Carrie Lou Simpson
age 88, of Farragut, passed away Saturday morning July 1, 2006, at the Parkwest Medical Center. She was a faithful member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Carrie retired after 17 years of teaching home economics at Farragut High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry E. Gibson; parents, A.A. and Ollie Monger Simpson; sisters, Mary Evelyn Malone, Ruth Thompson, Grace Breazeale, Pauline Harvey, Beulah Simpson and half-sister, Ressie Duff; brother, Clarence T. Simpson. She is survived by her daughters, Ann Dalton and husband, Tim, of Farragut, Sue Byrd and husband, Glen, of Martin; sons, Tom Gibson and wife, Nancy, of Dublin, Ohio, Tim Gibson and wife, Kathy, of Dahlonega, Ga.; brother, Cecil Simpson of Lenoir City; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Monday at Click Funeral Home Lenoir City. A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Middleton and the Rev. Don Hubbard officiating. A private interment was in Oral Cemetery. Click Funeral Home served the family of Carrie Lou Gibson.

 • FARMER, Betty Jane
age 75, went peacefully June 28, 2006, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was a native of Knoxville and a faithful member of Rocky Hill Baptist Church for many years. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Jessie Clifton. She was a devoted wife, mother, and mammaw. Betty passed away on what would have been her 59th wedding anniversary to the late R.B. “Bud” Farmer. Also preceded in death by: daughter, Janie Farmer; sister, Mary Anne Mitchell; nephew, Brian Lee Mitchell; brothers, the Rev. Frank Clifton, and Gilbert Clifton; and daughter-in-law, Amy Farmer. Survived by: sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby Farmer, Rick and Kim Farmer, Steve and Penny Farmer; all of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Larry Dyke, of Knoxville, and Tracy and Felix Bryan of Chapel Hill; beloved grandchildren, Jamie Cash, Jenifer Farmer, Courtney Farmer, Richard Farmer, Travis Bryan and Margaret Bryan.The family would like to extend a special thanks for the love and care that friends Carolyn Wear and Ann Poore provided. Family and friends met at the main entrance of Highland Memorial Cemetery Saturday  for graveside service with the Rev. Guy Milam of North Knoxville Baptist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UT Hospice, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• DOYAL, Constance Bull “Connie,”
age 88, of Morristown, formerly of Knoxville, daughter of the late Rev. and Martha Wollard Bull Sr., died Monday, June 26, 2006, at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Morristown, and former member of Washington Pike United Methodist Church and Burlington United Methodist Church, Knoxville. She was an employee of the Palm Beach Company for many years. Preceded in death by husband H. K. Doyal and grandson, T. Vincent Doyal. Survived by: loving family, son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Dr. Darris and Erma Doyal of Morristown, daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Wallace Harvill of Franklin; grandchildren and spouses, the Rev. Stephen and Becky Doyal, Andrea and Alan Mitchell, all of Knoxville, Jay and Amy Harvill of Memphis, Alyssa and Tony Suggs of Smyrna; great-grandchildren, Nicole and Stephanie Doyal, Zachary Mitchell, Kenton, Lainey and Isaac Harvill, Kara Suggs; beloved nieces and nephews who were like children to her. Following a private interment there was a service Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Darris Doyal, the Rev. Stephen Doyal, the Rev. Ellen Fisher and Jay Harvill officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church, 101 East First North Street, Morristown, TN 37814, to Washington Pike United Methodist Church, 2241 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37917 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. The family received friends Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• CHAPMAN, Robert H. Jr.
age 46, of Knoxville, died Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2006. He was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by: grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Chapman and Mr. and Mrs. C.N. Brown; sister, Anne E. Chapman. Survived by: parents, Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Chapman Sr. of Knoxville; companion, Diane Armstrong; aunts and uncles, James D. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Bean Sr., all of Macon, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. T.G. Chapman Sr. of Tellico Village; several cousins. Funeral service was Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. William J. Fowler and the Rev. Cabel W. Trent officiating. Family and friends met at Edgewood Cemetery Thursday for interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 or to St. Mary’s Hospice Residential Program, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938. The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• BRUMBAUGH, Lowell “Brum,”
passed away June 28, 2006. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Preceded in death by parents, Miriam G. and Emerson W. Brumbaugh, Dixie, and Rosella Brumbaugh. Survived by: wife, Mary D. Brumbaugh; son, Blake Swihart and John Allor; daughter, Brenda Restivo; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Tim Young; step-children, Dr. Charles E. Montgomery, Daniel G. Montgomery, Virginia A. Montgomery; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Ken Wilson of Phoenix, Ariz.; brother and sister-in-law, Martin and Connie Brumbaugh of Michigan; three grandsons and three step-grandchildren.  Family and friends gathered at the West Emory Presbyterian Church Cemetery Saturday for graveside services and interment with Dr. Kenneth Gates officiating. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Brumbaugh family.

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