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• 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. www.rosemortuary.com

• 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 www.alz.org. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Kidder family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• PATTEN, Thomas Owen,
age 72, of Knoxville, formerly of Charlotte, N C, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. Tom was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard serving during the Korean War. He was the past president of the Textile Fibers and By Products Association and the Charlotte Textile Fibers and By Products Club. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Louise Patten. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joy Erdman Patten; children Pat Patten and wife, Paula, Peggy Otey and husband, Wade, Pam Patten, Polly Proctor and husband, Parker, Joy Krebs and husband, Matt; 10 grandchildren; Page and Tess Patten, Leigh and Tommy Otey, Parker, Patrick and Paul Proctor, Matthew, Mitchell and Meredith Krebs, to whom he was affectionately known as “Spike”; a sister, Carole Ryan and husband, Jack. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. 225 Jamestown Blvd., Knoxville. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Patten family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• ANDERSON, Ruth Lorraine Hodgson,
age 87, of Knoxville, a loving mother and grandmother, died Wednesday Sept. 20, 2006, in Gaylord, Mich., where she lived with her daughter for the past several years. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Ruth was preceded in death in 1986 by husband, Irving Rudolph “Irv” Anderson, an FBI agent for more than 37 years. She is survived by her devoted family: daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Richard Cook of Elmira, Mich.; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Thomas and Vicky Anderson of Knoxville, Robert and Sharon Anderson of Chattanooga, Kenneth and Ann Anderson of Knoxville; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Peter Pelt of Roseville, Mich., Jean and Tom Clifford of Lewiston, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Marianne Hodgson of St. Louis, Mo.; several nieces and nephews. The family and friends met Sunday at Edgewood Cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. Brent Hall of Concord United Methodist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to: Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934 Or the Alzheimer’s Association, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Portland Building, Suite 102, Knoxville, TN 37919. Friends could call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• DEL VECCHIO, Rita,
 born in Washington, D.C. Feb. 29, 1916, and formerly of McLean, Va., passed away peacefully Sept. 20, 2006, in Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Washington Post photographer Charles Del Vecchio; her daughter, Rita Collier; and her son, Charles Del Vecchio. She is survived by her daughter, Christina and son-in-law Ray Sizemore, formerly of McLean and now residents of Knoxville; her brother, Mike Basso of McLean; her sister, Tina Amantia of Bethesda, Md.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Saturday, Sept. 23, the family received visitors at National Funeral Home, with services and interment immediately following at National Memorial Park. Both are located at 7400 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Va. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Rosary Church, 595 Third St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Del Vecchio family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• 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.



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