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• SATTERFIELD, Joan Rose Kunda Tennant,
age 74, of Knoxville passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, 2006, at St. Mary’s Hospice. Joan was born Sept. 16, 1931, in St. Phillips, Mont., to Amelia and Felix Kunda. She attended elementary school at St. Mary’s in Richardton, N.D., St. Phillips School in St. Phillips, Mont., Wibaux Public School in Wibaux, Mont., and St. Thomas School in Great Falls, Mont. Joan attended high school in Wibaux and graduated in 1949. She entered Presentation School of Nursing, Holy Rosary Unit, in Miles City, Mont., and graduated in 1952. Joan began her nursing career in Billings, Mont., at the Deaconist Hospital and then moved to Spokane, Wash., to work at Sacred Heart Hospital. She then entered the U.S. Navy and served at the naval hospital in San Diego, Calif., where she met her future husband, James Hobart Fred Satterfield. The two were married Dec., 15, 1956. After Joan and James completed their naval service, they moved to Knoxville where their six children were raised. She continued her nursing career at St. Mary’s Hospital. In 1973, Joan began working at Parkwest Hospital, where she stayed until her retirement in 1995. Joan loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a active member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; granddaughters, Shantel and Eliza; mother, Amelia; father, Felix and stepfather, Earl. She is survived by her children, James (Juanita) Satterfield, Donald (Sue) Satterfield, David Satterfield, Walter (Julie) Satterfield, Charles (Teresa) Satterfield and Ann (Bobby) Stinnett, all of Knoxville. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; brother, Don (Audrey) Tennant of Las Vegas, N.V.; sister, Margaret (John) Larimer of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Friday with funeral services to following in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. John Dowling officiating. Family and friends gathered Saturday at Marietta Church Cemetery for graveside services with the Rev. Randall Mayfield officiating. Full Military Honors were conferred by the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Neumann Catholic Church Adoration Chapel, 225 Jamestown Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37934 or to the American Cancer Society. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Satterfield family.

• JOHNSON, Nona Caddell,
age 93, formerly of Knoxville, native of Corbin, Ky., daughter of the late Joe and Celia Baker Caddell, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at Sevier County Health Care. She was a member of Kodak United Methodist Church and former member of Bearden United Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Johnson; four brothers and three sisters. Nona is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Joyce May of Rockville, Md., Jackie Lee Justice of Sevierville, Ann Grooms of Thompson, Ga., Mary E. and Larry L. Smith of Cave Springs, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. The family and friends met Saturday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service with Chaplain Tom Baez officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the: American Heart Association, East Tennessee Region, 4708 Papermill Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 or Kidney Foundation of East Tennessee, 4450 Walker Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37917.

• HINTON, Edith Margaret Simerly,
age 82, of Knoxville, born April 20, 1924, in Maryville, died Sept. 13, 2006, at Brakebill Nursing Home. She was a devoted member of St. Mark United Methodist Church and retired from Rocky Hill Elementary School cafeteria. She was preceded in death by husband, James C. Hinton; daughter, Judie Hinton Bradshaw; daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Chris Lusk; brothers, Hobart and Robert Simerly; sister, Mary Henry; and parents, John and Annie Pardon Simerly. She is survived by daughters, Karen Cogburn and husband, Jim, Sharon King and husband, Terry, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Laura Buck and husband, Brad, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Matt Cogburn and wife, Jill, Jeffrey Lusk, Ben Cogburn, Amanda King, Elizabeth Lusk, Andrew King and Jonathan Cogburn, all of Knoxville; two great-grandchildren, Addison and Erickson Buck; sister, Fannie Valentine of Tellico Plains; special neighbor Mary McKown; and special friends, the members of the Second Methodist Birthday Group. A special thanks is given to the staff of Brakebill Nursing home, especially the Green Wing nurses and aides, for their care during the last six years. Funeral service were Sunday at St. Mark United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Sluder officiating. A reception in the Fellowship Hall followed the service. The family and friends will met Monday at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery for a interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark United Methodist Church, 7001 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. Friends could also call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• DREIER, Dora Theresa Holland,
born May 24, 1918 in Kansas City, Mo., died Sept. 10, 2006, in Knoxville. Dora was known to all who loved her as “Mamoo.”  Widowed at the age of 47, today she is dancing in the arms of the love of her life, Leonard “Pop” Dreier. She was a member of Sharon Baptist Church and faithful Christian servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dora’s last few years were spent with a failing memory, but her smile never faded. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her only child, Leonard E. Dreier Jr. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Dorothy Dreier of Knoxville; granddaughter, Theresa Powers and her husband, Bill, of West Knoxville; grandsons, Leonard Butch Dreier and wife, Tandy, Bob Dreier, and Mike Dreier and wife, Kathy; and 11 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the dedicated staff of Hillcrest North for their care and companionship to Mamoo, especially Elaina and Marilyn in the final hours. Family and friends met at Georgetown Cemetery in Georgetown, Ky., Thursday for a graveside service with Dr. James Robertson officiating. Friends could call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.

• KIDDER, O. Jean, of Easton, Conn.,
died Saturday morning, Sept. 16, 2006, in Knoxville. Jean devoted her life to caring for her daughter, Sally Kidder of Stratford, Conn., who survives her. She is also survived by her three sons, Rex Kidder III and Kurt Kidder, both of Chicago, Ill.; Jon Kidder of Knoxville; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Megan and Jack Kidder, all of Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Kidder II. The family received friends Friday, Sept. 22, at Mullins Trumbull Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Road. Family and friends gathered Saturday, Sept. 23, at Mountain Grove of Easton Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 225 North Michigan Ave., Fl 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633 or Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Kidder family.

• JONES, Fred W.,
age 71, of Farragut, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 18, 2006, at his home after a brief illness. He was a long-time resident of the town of Farragut and had served on the Farragut Metropolitan Planning Commission since 1985; He served as an Alderman on the Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen from 1983 to 1985. He was appointed to serve on the Development Process Review Committee in 2005 and also served on a committee of the Planning Commission, which was instrumental in developing the information for the town’s ordinance establishing Aquatic Buffer Zones along the town’s creeks. Jones retired from Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Y-12 Plant, where he had a distinguished career. He was named Corporate Fellow in 1988 in recognition of major technical accomplishments in the development and implementation of revolutionary advancements in manufacturing technology for nuclear weapons. He led the development and implementation of numerical control precision machining and gaging at the Y-12 Plant to obtain revolutionary advances in accuracy. He was instrumental in establishing the manufacturing technology modernization program to revitalize Y-12’s manufacturing capabilities. He led Y-12’s early initiative to open Y-12 for technology transfer and cooperative initiatives by working with the private sector. Since his retirement, he has been a consultant with Pro2Serve in Oak Ridge. Jones was a graduate of The University of Tennessee with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and was a registered professional engineer for the State of Tennessee. He had a great interest in anything mechanical and was an accomplished craftsman. His children and granddaughters, who called him “BaBa,” were the joys of his life. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Jones was born in Bessemer, Ala., to Fred S. Jones and Vera Webster Jones, who predecease him. He is survived by: daughters, Susan Johnson and husband, Randy, and their daughter, Alison; Diane (DeeDee) Herbert and husband, Jerry, and their daughters, Abbie and Emily; sons, Richard Jones and Mark Jones; brother, Robert Jones and wife, Vicki, and nephews, Jeffrey and Keith of Lenoir City; sister, Virginia Monger of Lenoir City; niece, Joanie Eiffe and husband, Mike, and their children, Jennifer and Chas, of Knoxville; nephew, Hugh Curtis Monger and wife, Sue Ann, and their children, Ginny and Sam, of Las Cruces, N.M.; and special friend, Jeanne Draughn. His ex-wife, Sue M. Jones, mother of his children, also survives him. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Click Funeral Home in Farragut. Funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Burial will be private. Those wishing to donate to an educational fund for BaBa’s three granddaughters may send them to: Fred W. Jones Grandchildren’s Education Fund, P.O. Box 22123, Knoxville TN 37933.

• BRACKETT, James Ronald (Ron),
age 60, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2006, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Ron was of the Baptist faith and a member of St. John’s Memorial Baptist Church. He attended Lenoir City High School and was a former employee of Eaton Yale and Towne. He and his family moved to Chattanooga in 1976. Ron was a former employee of Southern Cellulose Company for 19 years. He was currently employed with Hawker Power Source. He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Linda Mantooth Brackett; parents, Marcus and Odell Brackett; brother, Gary Brackett and Lamar Brackett; sister, Wanda McGhee. He is survived by his loving and devoted daughters, Kim New and husband, Paul, of Ooltewah, Katrina Brackett-Ott of Flintstone, Ga.; grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathaniel and Noah New, Kaitlain Ott; sisters, Linda Jenkins and husband, Ray, Joy McGinnis and husband, Bill, Gail Burress and husband, Tim, Pat Baker and Willie Duncan and husband, Charles; several nieces and nephews. Friends could call at their convenience Saturday. The family received friends Sunday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Funeral services followed with the Rev. David Latham officiating. Interment followed in the Marietta Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Brackett family.

• JOHNSTON Sr., Weldon N.,
age 85, of Loudon and recently of Farragut passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was born May 21, 1921, in Lenoir City to Ellis and Ola Johnston. Weldon was a member of Lenoir City Seventh Day Adventist Church and was retired from Viskase. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II from 1944 to 1946. He was an avid genealogist, co-authoring “Descend-ants of Captain Thomas Lee of Hawkins County, Tennessee.” He was preceded in death by parents, Ellis and Ola Johnston; brother, Hasson Johnston. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Clark Johnston, to whom he provided loving care and comfort throughout her battle with Alzheimer’s Disease; son, Neil Johnston and wife, Polly, of Lenoir City; daughters, Kathy Johnston, Gina Mitchell and husband, Mike, all of Knoxville; grandchildren: Kim Little, Lori Thomas, Jamie Johnston, LeAnn Williams, Brian and Adam Mitchell; eight great-grandchildren; nephew, Bill Johnston of Apopka, Fla. The family wishes to express a special thanks to his caregivers, Donna, Joyce and Nancy; members of his church, especially the Brass family. The family appreciates the compassionate care given to their father by the nursing staff at St. Mary’s, especially Lisa Neal. Family and friends gathered Monday at Loudon County Memorial Gardens for graveside services with Pastor David Brass officiating. Military Honors were conferred by VFW Post 5150 and American Legion Posts 120, 70 and 256. Friends could call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P. O. Box 10088, Knoxville, TN 37939-9910. Click Funeral Home served the family of Weldon N. Johnston Sr.

• KELLEY, William Henry “Bill,”
age 84, of Maryville, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Sept. 14, 2006, at his home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine H. Kelley; parents, Earl and Mae Kelley; and sister, Susie Irwin. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Rob Robinson; and granddaughter, Lauren Robinson, all of Maryville; nieces, Vicky and Wilma Sue; nephew, Jerry Irwin; and good friend, Dorris Hall. Family and friends met at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Sunday for a graveside service with full Military Honors to be presented by the Volunteer State Veterans’ Honor Guard. The family received friends Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

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