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• WICKS, Nancy Schlag
age 70, of Farragut, died early Tuesday morning July 18, 2006, at St. Mary’s Hospice Center. Nancy was a graduate of Duke University, a master gardener, avid reader, devoted mother and grandmother, dedicated community servant, and was an active and founding member of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Dr. Wesley D. (Pete) Wicks, who was professor of biochemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for 22 years. She is survived by her sons, Stephen Wicks, wife Wokie and son, Lahai of Knoxville; Dr. Andrew Wicks and daughters, Katie and Emily of Charlottesville, Va.; and Jamie Wicks and wife, Amy, of Orlando, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in Nancy’s name to St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 110 Sugarwood Drive, Farragut, TN 37934. Her memorial service was held Sunday, Aug. 13, at St. Elizabeth’s. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Wicks family.

• STONE, Cheryl Jo
age 49, of Farragut, formerly of Clinton, Ill., passed away Sunday, July 23, 2006, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Cheryl was a member of St John Neumann Catholic Church. She was very active in Jazzercise, loved boating and spending time with her family and many friends. Cheryl was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Smith, of Clinton, Ill.. Survivors: husband of 26 years, Tim Stone; daughters, Amy, Chelsea and Katie; mother, Beverly McBride Smith of Clinton; sister, Debbie Rittenhouse and husband, Tom, of Weldon, Ill.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Beade officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Stone family.

• MANN, Jeanette Grace
age 74, of West Knoxville, native of Farmington, Conn., daughter of the late Raymond and Katherine Kasek Dube, passed away Friday, July 14, 2006, at Holston Health Care Center. She was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Ascension. After many years with the MS Society of Knoxville, Jeanette retired from Talbot’s Telemarketing. She was preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and Jerry Cobb. She is survived by her daughter, Milaray Mann of Knoxville; grandson, James Edward “Beau” Cobb of Hebron, Ky. The family and friends met Friday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery, Concord, for a graveside service with the Rev. Chris Chase officiating. The family received friends Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• HOBBS, Nancy Louise Evans
age 88, of Farragut, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2006, at Colonial Hills Life Care Center of Maryville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Lawrence Hobbs; parents, Bill and Laura Evans; sisters, Elizabeth Taylor and Mary Norris. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Otis Tipton of Friendsville along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hobbs was a graduate of Knoxville Business College and a veteran of World War II where she served in the U.S. Navy. She was a member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Family and friends gathered Tuesday, July 25, in the Virtue Cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. Don Hubbard officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to the Tennessee Humane Society or the American Heart Association. The family would like to express a special thanks to A-Wing Staff at Colonial Hills for the care and support they have given. Click Funeral Home served the family of Nancy Louise Hobbs.

• FOWLER, John Ballard
age 56, of Knoxville, native of Berea, Ky, son of John T. Flower and the late Imogene Ballard Fowler, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2006, at Parkwest Medical Center. He was a member of Disciples of Christ Christian Church. John was an attorney with the law firm of Ambrose, Wilson, Grimm & Durand. He was a longtime member and past Commodore of Fort Loudon Yacht Club. John is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer Johnson Fowler; father, John T. Fowler of Berea; sister, Katreka Cash and husband, Ronnie, of Brodhead, Ky.; sister-in-law, the Rev. Kathryn Gail Thiessen and husband, Chris, of Marshall Town, Iowa; brother-in-law, Les Johnson and wife, Carol, of Madison, Ala.; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of  Life Service was Monday July 31, at First Christian Church, 211 W. 5th Ave. (at the conner of 5th Avenue and Gay Street), Knoxville with  the Rev. Thiessen and Dr. Scott Rollins presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, PO Box 9479, Knoxville, TN 37940-9989.

• DUNN, Francis F.
age 78, of West Knoxville passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, July 19, 2006. Francis was a member and former deacon of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Cherokee Lodge and a 32nd degree Mason in the Scottish Rite. Francis was retired from KUB with more than 30 years of service. He loved to fly and was a retired pilot from the Marble Shop. Francis was an avid sportsman and fishing was his passion. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. Dunn. Survivors: wife of 58 years, Jean Dunn; son and daughter-in-law, David and Jann Dunn, all of Knoxville; several other family members to include the Forrest family; the Sample family; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Smith and Willis Smith and families; and many friends of the “Shed”. The family received friends Saturday, funeral services followed at Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. Interment followed in the Union Cemetery. Pallbearers, Dr. Larry Tragsser, Mike Tragsser, Wayne Tipton, Dr. Jim Place, David Spencer and Eddie West. Honorary pallbearers will be his former KUB and Marble Shop co-workers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 400 Everett Road, Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Dunn family.

• BORIN, Lizzie Lee Easter Furrow
age 88, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully at her home on July 21, 2006. Born July 30, 1917, Liz grew up in the Paint Rock Community of Roane County. She taught seventh grade for many years at the Paint Rock Elementary School before moving to Knoxville. She worked in the Knoxville insurance business community before finally returning to her love of teaching. She traveled throughout the state teaching adult education for the Tennessee Vocational Educational School system. Liz brought joy to all who knew her and her love of God, books and flowers was passed on to those closest to her. Liz was preceded in death by her husband, A.L. Borin; her parents, Sally and Sam Easter; her sister, Grace Easter Weaver; and brother, James C. Easter. Her survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Ann Furrow; grandchildren, Lee Ann Furrow Tolsma and husband, John all of Knoxville, and Jay Furrow of Los Angeles; great-grandchildren, John and Ann Baker Tolsma; her brother, A.D. Easter of Paint Rock; sisters, Helen Easter Edgemon of Paint Rock and Aubrey Easter Jennings of Knoxville; and nieces and nephews. Family and friends met at Paint Rock Cemetery in Paint Rock, Sunday for a graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Paint Rock Cemetery Fund, c/o Elizabeth J. Lynn, 1216 Loudon Hwy., Kingston, TN 37763. The family received friends immediately following the service at the Paint Rock Baptist Church or friends could call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.

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