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• JENNINGS, Sarah Harwood,
of Concord, formerly of Bowie, Md., passed away early Wednesday morning, Nov. 8, 2006. Sarah was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Bladensburg, Md. She was a true daughter of the confederacy. Sarah was preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, William Robert Harwood Sr; sons, William Robert Harwood Jr. and Claiborne Morris Harwood. Survivors: daughter, Sallie Ralston of Concord; daughters-in-law, Beverly Harwood of Annandale, Va., and Gilberte Harwood of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Monday, Nov. 13, at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Bladensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union County Humane Society, P O Box 625, Maynardville, TN 37807-0625. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Sarah Harwood Jennings. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• LOY, Frances Miller,
age 83, of Knoxville went to be with her Savior Jesus Christ Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006. She was born on Sept. 7, 1923, to the late Howard and Addie Miller. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Lela Hunt and Bernice Van Dyke; brother, Jimmy Clevenger and stepson, Donald T. Loy. Mrs. Loy is survived by her son, Ron Clark and wife, Vicki, of Titusville, Fla.; daughter, Claudia Ragsdale and husband, Mike, of Knoxville; grandchildren, Ronda Sapashe and husband, Craig, of Orlando, Fla., Steven Clark and wife, Rene, of Winchester, Shelley Nettles and husband, Michael, of Titusville, Fla., and David Ragsdale of New York City; additionally she leaves five great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. She worked in Oak Ridge during the World War II as a part of the Manhattan Project development and retired after 20 years of service at Cherokee County Club. Special appreciation is extended to the staff of Heritage Assisted Living, Parkwest Medical Center, and St. Mary’s Hospice for their kindness and compassion. Visitation for family and friends was held Sunday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends gathered Monday at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton for graveside services and interment with the Rev. Richard Edwards officiating. Pallbearers, Sandy Loy, Jerry Eledge, Hoby Williams, Mike Huggins, Mike Arms, Mike Channell, Jim Harness, Chubby Watts and Rick Kennedy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Frances Loy. www.clickfuneral-home.com

• SMARJESSE, Nell Hargraves Teague,
age 90, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday Nov. 9, 2006, at Shannondale Health Care Center. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, Bearden. Nell was preceded in death by her first husband of 31 years, Joseph B. Teague; and second husband of 13 years, Elbert Smarjesse. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Sarah-Jane Teague of Hilton Head, S.C.; daughter, Janice M. Patterson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Jeff Teague and wife, Tammy, of Jacksonville, Fla., Jennifer McNeil and husband, Randy, of Augusta, Ga., Keven Patterson of Atlanta, Ga.; six great-grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren. The family and friends met at Saturday at Edgewood cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. Archie Fendley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Central Baptist Church, Bearden, 6300 Deanne Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• MALONE, Danny Ray ( Paw Paw),
age 46, of Knoxville passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, while vacationing in Puerto Rico. Danny was whole-heartedly devoted to his family. He had a strong faith in God and attended Cornerstone Church of Knoxville. His gift of a giving heart and concern for the well being of everyone made him loved by all who knew him. He established Malone’s Coffee Service in 1993 and was known as “Dan the Coffee Man,” considering all of his customers his friends, as well. He was a man who experienced life fully, enjoying hobbies such as NASCAR, snow boarding and spending time with his family. Danny was preceded in death by his father, Billy Wayne Malone. He left behind his loving wife of 28 years, Sharon Malone, as well as his children, Danielle Malone, Carrie Reagan and husband, John, Jessie DeRose and husband, Austin, Blake and Tina Malone. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Kaylee and Johnna Reagan and Alexander DeRose. He also leaves his mother, Faye Jackson and husband, Jake, of Lenoir City; brothers, Ricky Malone of Lenoir City, Ronnie Smith of Knoxville, Chris Smith of Knoxville; sister, Billie Malone of Millington, Jamie Hopper of Memphis and many nieces and nephews. The family received friends Wednesday at Cornerstone Church, 1250 Heritage Lake Blvd, Knoxville, with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 7 p.m. with the Rev. C. S. (Sonny) Kirkendall officiating. Family and friends gathered Thursday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to establish a trust fund for Kaylee Reagan’s Lymphangioma Care, c/o Sharon Malone, 815 Breezeway Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Malone family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• MORELOCK, Ganell Baker Shelton,
age 63, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2006. Ganell attended El-Shaddai (All Mighty God) House of Praise. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Edith Baker; brother, Ray Baker; sister, Gerry Nuchols; granddaughter, Angel Shelton; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Stephanie and Destiny. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Rogers Woods of Powell, Teresa and Mike Wrinkle, Janie Cox, Tammy Shelton; son, Robbie Shelton, all of Knoxville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. The family received friends Thursday followed by funeral services in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Sam Ward officiating. Family and friends gathered Friday at Bells Campground Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Ganell Shelton Morelock. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• BEAUCHAMP, Michael,
age 40, of Farragut, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006. Survivors: wife, Pam Beauchamp; children, Stephanie Bidiman and Brandon Beauchamp; mother, Joan Beauchamp of New Orleans, La.; sisters, Elise Beauchamp, Jennifer Beauchamp Turner and Deirdre Beauchamp McMunn; brother, Jonathan Beauchamp; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Victor Lee officiating. The family received friends after the service. Interment will be in St. Louis No. 3 Cemetery in New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, a trust is being established for his children’s education. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Beauchamp family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DUDNEY, Wallace Neal,
age 82, of Knoxville, formerly of Morristown, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 11, 2006, at his home, Shannondale Health Care Center. Wally was born in Watertown to Charles and Annie Dudney. He was the grandson of William Haskell Neal, first inductee to the Tennessee Agricultural Hall of Fame and inventor of Neal’s Paymaster Corn. Wally served in the U.S. Army in World War II and graduated from The University of Tennessee in 1948. He worked in journalism and public relations for UT, Kraft Foods and the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Wally was married for 42 years to Dorothy Jean Bengey Dudney before her death in 1990. Survivors: children, Charles Dudney and wife, Nancy, of Farragut, Jerry Dudney and wife, Ellen, of Springfield, Ohio, Janice McCann and husband, John, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Kevin, Carol, Laura and Allison. A memorial service was held Sunday at Shannondale Health Care Center Chapel with the Rev. Clay Mulford officiating. Family and friends gathered Sunday at Jarnagin Cemetery in Morristown for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Dudney family. www.clickfuneral home.com

• BUSH, Gerson A.,
age 90, of Knoxville, native of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday Nov. 8, 2006, at his home. Gerson, a strong Zionist, was a member of Temple Beth El and a longtime Knoxville businessman who owned James Agee and Twin Terrace Apartments. Gerson, the first in his family to attend college, graduated from The University of Tennessee in 1938 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and remained a loyal UT sports fan his whole life. He was an U.S. Army-Air Corps veteran of World War II. Gerson, who will be remembered as a true southern gentleman, kept his sense of humor until the end. He was preceded in death by his wife, who was the love of his life, Sarah Sue Bush; parents, Joseph Herman and Anna Kolodkin Bush; nephew, David Alan Bush. Left to mourn him are his devoted daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Charles Perry; brother and sister-in-law, Mathis and Beatrice Bush; nieces, Deborah Roberts, Carolyn Bush and Jennifer Bush Otte; aunt, Molly Slabosky, who shared the same birth date; several great-nieces and great-nephews. Family and friends met Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel then proceeded to New Jewish Cemetery for a graveside service with Rabbi Beth Schwartz officiating. Pallbearers: Daniel Roberts, John Roberts, Michael Matthews, Jay Jenkins, Jason Perry and Austin Perry. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, East Region Office, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• STRICKLIN-BENEDETTI, Caroline,
age 48, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Knoxville. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Knoxville. She is preceded in death by her father, John B. Stricklin Jr.; grandparents, J.B. Sr. and Earline Cunningham Stricklin, W.E. Burns and Alva Burns Shults. Ms. Benedetti is survived by mother, Carol Burns Stricklin; brother, Neil Stricklin; aunts and uncles, Melva and William J. Stricklin of Old Hickory; Vivian and Thomas D. Stricklin of Cookeville; and Margaret Burns of Knoxville; cousins, Elizabeth Brakebill, Allyson Simpson and Camille Jones of Knoxville, Kent Burns of Ft. Leonard Woods, Mo., Alex Stricklin Nichols of Old Hickory, David Stricklin of Smyrna, Camille Kendall of Troy, Suzanne Walther of Herndon, Ky., Beth Stone of Cookeville, Laura Dellinger of Ellicott City, Md., and Thomas Stricklin of Cookeville. Family and friends met at Woodlawn Cemetery Monday for an interment service. A memorial service was at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel Monday with the Rev. Eugene Hattaway, the Rev. Jerry Seale and the Rev. Dave Ward officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Knox Area Rescue Ministries, P.O. Box 3352, Knoxville, TN 37927-9900. The family received friends following the service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• REED Sr., Marvin Donald,
age 72, of Loudon, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 10, 2006, at Parkwest Medical. Marvin was a member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church but had recently attended Stockton Valley Baptist Church. He was a member of the Atomic Beagle Club and was very active in beagle field trials. Marvin was a member of Cherokee Masonic Lodge No. 728 F&AM and Bearden Eastern Star. He was retired from the trucking industry. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Mildred Reed. Survivors: wife of 50 years, Dorothy L. Reed; sons, Marvin Donald Reed Jr. and Karen Bargerstock of Knoxville, Mark and Jodi Reed of Lenoir City; granddaughters, Codi, Amber, Cali and Corie Lynn; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ralph E. Reed and wife, Irene, Thomas Reed and wife, Joan, all of Knoxville; sister, Martha Tolson of Maryville; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family received friends Monday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a Masonic service conferred by Cherokee Lodge. Funeral services followed with the Rev. Tim Watson officiating. Family and friends gathered Tuesday at Virtue Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, St. 501 Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Reed family. www.clickfuneral-home.com

• DEADERICK, Lucile,
age 92, of Knoxville, died Nov. 8, 2006. She was a graduate of Young High School and The University of Tennessee with a graduate degree from The University of Illinois. Her career in librarianship included the head of the McClung Historical Collection, Lawson McGhee Library, editor of the monthly bulletin of the A.L.A. in Chicago, Ill.; the Fort Loudon Regional, Lenoir City, Karns High School libraries; an associate professor, Library School, the University of Tennessee and the director of the Knoxville-Knox County Public Library. She was an editor of “The Heart Of The Valley: A History of Knoxville, Tennessee” and co-authored “The Founding of Knoxville.” Lucile was past-president of the Knox County Library Board, a member of the Knoxville Knox County Library Board, past president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, past president of the Karns Community Club, secretary of the Knoxville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, past president of the Mabry-Hazen Museum Foundation Board, a member of the Association of preservation of Tennessee Antiquities, the Tennessee American Revolution Bicentennial Commission and a member of many other organizations. Lucile was listed in “Who’s Who in America.” She was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Lucile was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Stuart and Josephine Galyon Deaderick; nephew, John Stuart Deaderick Jr.; and her lifetime partner, Olga M. Peterson. She is survived by her brother, Richard Oakley Deaderick and many other family and friends. A funeral mass was celebrated Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Monsignor Xavier Mankel and the Rev. T. Allen Humbrecht officiating. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com 

• STEPHENS, Robert Lewis (Bob),
age 69, of Knoxville, formerly of Clearwater, Fla., passed away suddenly Sunday evening, Oct. 29, 2006. Bob was a wonderful and giving person, who was loved by many. Additionally, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors: children, Jodi Stephens-Silcox of Clarksville, Robert Lewis Stephens Jr. of Clearwater, Kimberly Stephens-Cargill and husband, James, of Clarksville, Julianne Stephens of Oldsmar, Fla.; grandchildren, Tamera Hicks and Chance Stephens, both of Oldsmar, Fla., and Bella Rose Cargill of Clarksville; beloved friends and caregivers, Sherry and Marlon Bickel and their son, Blake, of Farragut. The family received friends Wednesday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life with the Rev. Lane Garner officiating. Full military honors will be conferred by the Volunteer State Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Stephens family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• WHITE, Dr. David Cleaveland,
of Knoxville, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, of complications following an automobile accident. He was 77 years old. White, from his early childhood in Rock Island, Ill., was an enthusiastic, curious and dedicated scientist. As a young boy he searched the fields and creeks around his home with his magnifying glass, his pockets stuffed with found treasures. His first microscope, which he won at a public school science fair, his years as a medical student and then as a professor of medicine at Florida State University, fed his passion to understand how the interaction of microbial colonies worked to ensure success of the whole. As an adult whose specialty became microbial ecology, he traveled the planet: searching th

• NELSON, Darrell James,
passed away at NHC Farragut Nov. 4, 2006. He was born Jan. 26, 1926 and was 80 years old when he died. He worked at ORNL as a machinist for 27 years until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of Kingston Masonic Lodge No. 38 F&AM and member of the Scottish Rites in Knoxville. Mr. Nelson was preceded in death by his parents, William and Laura Nelson; his loving wife, Mary Katheryn Davis Nelson; brothers, Harold Nelson, Clyde Nelson and William Nelson Jr.; and sister, Geneva Nelson. He is survived by his brothers, Hoyt Nelson of Denver, Colo., and Hubert Nelson of Columbus, Ohio; his daughters and their husbands, Elaine and Steve Patterson, Darlene and Mike Kolodi, all of Kingston, and Patty and Chris Perry of Batavia, Ohio; six loving grandchildren, Kevin Patterson, Mark Patterson, Mitch Kolodi, Katie Kolodi, Kent Perry and Kristen Perry. Funeral service was Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Pastor Dennis Mullen officiating. Family and friends met at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Tuesday for an interment service with Military Honors by the Volunteer State Veteran’s Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 215 N. Kentucky St., Kingston, TN 37763 or Morrison Hill Building Fund, P.O. Box 59, Kingston, TN 37763. The family received friends Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• FOWLER, Josephine Anna (JoAnna),
age 59, of Knoxville passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Oct. 29, 2006, at St. Mary’s Residential Hospice Center. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. Joanna graduated from St. Bernard College in Cullman, Ala., where she met her future husband, John. In 1975, shortly after their marriage, they moved to Knoxville to join the large Fowler family upon whom she has forever left her loving mark. Through her warm nature, lively wit and generosity, she bonded with people throughout her new community creating numerous circles of lasting friendship. She reveled in her Italian heritage and blessed all with her culinary skills. But she was most proud of her two sons, each of whom was her favorite. Joanna was employed at Catholic Charities for 12 years, helping particularly with the placements of babies for adoption. Most recently, she was employed as a teacher’s aide at West High School. She is survived by her husband, John H. Fowler; sons, Alexander and Michael Fowler. Funeral Mass was Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church with the Rev. Ragan Schriver officiating. Rites of Christian burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Saints Catholic Church, 620 North Cedar Bluff Road, Knoxville, TN 37923. Family received friends Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• MONTGOMERY, John L. Sr., M.D. F.A.C.S.
born in the Virtue Community of West Knox County Nov. 12, 1906, and died Nov. 3, 2006, at his home in Buckingham. He was an elder and member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Dr. Montgomery was the first of four children of W.A. Montgomery and Annas Watt Montgomery. He was the valedictorian of the Farragut High School Class of 1924. He was studied premed at The University of Tennessee and graduated from The UT Memphis with a Doctorate of Medicine. After interning at the old Knoxville General Hospital, Dr. Montgomery practiced in Erwin, where he met and married Agnes Tucker. They moved to New Orleans, La., where he did his specialization in ophthalmology and was the first board-certified ophthalmologist in East Tennessee. He was the founding member of the University Eye Surgeons in 1936. At age 35, he volunteered for military service and served four years in the U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged as a lieutenant colonel. He practiced in Knoxville and was associated with Dr. Leon Hoskins and later with his son, John Jr. Dr. Montgomery was an avid farmer and cattleman, being honored as Polled Hereford Hall of Fame inductee. He was a co-developer and co-owner of West Town Mall. Dr. Montgomery and his wife semi retired to his farm in McMinn County in 1964, continued to practice medicine until age 75 and returned to Knoxville in 1988. He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Tucker Montgomery; brother, James Austin Montgomery; sisters, Beth Montgomery Patterson and Ruth Montgomery Brimm. Survivors: wife, Mary Kirk Bassett Montgomery and her family. Dr. Montgomery’s children, John Lee Montgomery Jr. and his wife, Gale, of Lenoir City, Julia Montgomery Scott and her husband, Robert R. Scott III, Joseph Tucker Montgomery and his wife, Joyce, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, John Lee Montgomery III, Jill Montgomery Dempsey and husband, James Edward Jr., James Wilson Montgomery, Robert Ferris Scott and wife, Lisa, Joseph Montgomery Scott and wife, Sarah, Josiah Tucker Montgomery, Rachel Montgomery Apking and husband, Stephen, Larkin Annis Montgomery, Christopher Nicoll Montgomery and Tracy Lauren Montgomery; great-grandchildren, Hollie Alexandra, James Montgomery and Jacquelyn Elizabeth Dempsey, John Lee Neal IV, Houston Kirkpatrick and Mellodee Montgomery, Marshall Hope Montgomery, Mary Moore, Rachel Shumaker, Calvin Ferris, Nathaniel Austin and Katrina Julianne Scott, Thomas Montgomery Scott; nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Monday, Nov. 6, at Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church,Virtue Road, Farragut, with the Rev. Mark Hester and the Rev. Steve Diamond officiating. The family received friends following the service. Family and friends gathered Tuesday at Virtue Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established at Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 725 Virtue Road, Knoxville, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Montgomery family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• PARSONS, William Henry,
age 81, of Farragut, formerly of Tulsa, Okla., passed away peacefully at home Nov. 5, 2006. Henry was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. He served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Philippines. Henry graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma University in Alva, Okla., in 1951. He served as the district commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America in Tulsa. Henry retired from Acacia Mutual Insurance Company. After his retirement, he and his wife moved to Farragut to be close to their son. Henry was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Neal and Dale Parsons. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Faye Parsons; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Rick and Ellen Parsons of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Ila and Gary Gentry of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren, Julia Tupper of Greeley, Colo., Elizabeth Gentry of Longmont, Colo., Ryan Parsons of Murfreesboro, Lauren Parsons of Chimbote, Peru, Adam Parsons of Knoxville; three great-grandchildren; sister, Delza Rodgers of Lawton, Okla.; brother, Gail Parsons of Manhattan, Kan.; many nieces and nephews. The family received friends Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church with a Celebration of Life following with Dr. Robert Stelter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Parkwest Medical Center Chaplains Fund, 9352 Park West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37923 or to the American Cancer Society, 871 North Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Parsons family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• WARREN, Brian Kevin,
age 46, of Farragut, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006. He was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and the Morning Star Sunday School Class. He was a partner in the law practice of Testerman, Warren and Roden. Mr. Warren was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Heldreth Warren. He is survived by his wife, Maria Ely Warren; sons, Kevin Warren and Lee Warren of Knoxville; father and stepmother, Jimmy L. and Charlotte Warren; sister, Cheryl L. Warren; brother, Mark F. Warren, all of Marion, Va.; mother-in-law, Barbara Embree of Knoxville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tom and Sarah Ely of Douglas, Ga. A service in celebration of his life was Wednesday at Cokesbury United Methodist with Dr. Stephen DeFur and Dr. Steven Sallee officiating. Family and friends met at Highland West Mausoleum for an emtombment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a Brian Warren Children’s Educational Trust Fund, AmSouth Bank, 9206 Parkwest Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37923. The family received friends following the service at the church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• STOWERS, Jr. Dr. Arthur Burton,
age 77, of Knoxville entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, after a lingering illness. He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Harriman and active in James Park Sunday School Class at First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville. Arthur was a graduate of Yale University and The University of Tennessee College of Law where he served as a professor and provided legal counsel to the university. He was an avid supporter of the Vols. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and attained the rank of captain and remained active in the Military Order of World Wars. A member of the Rotary Club of Knoxville since 1970, Arthur was a Paul Harris Fellow and for many years served on the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International Scholarship Committee. Arthur was preceded in death by his father and mother, Arthur B. and Olive Parker Stowers Sr. Survivors include an aunt, Rachael Parker of Kingston; fiancée, Ruth K. Carnes of Knoxville; other family, Frank and Norma Parker of Athens, Charlotte and Tim Womack of Knoxville, Edna Sullivan of Harriman, Ann Stowers Brown of Knoxville, Shirley and Jim Copeland of Morristown, Carol Ann Ware of Maryville, Olive Felice Sharpe of Florida, Mary Weldon and Gene Connor of Knoxville; and many friends including, Holly Watts, Harry Hughes, John Hendricks, Dr. and Mrs. Fred Killeffer, Gray Simons, Chris Vandergriff, David Leech, and Roy and Libby Kennedy. Funeral service was Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. Paul Rader officiating. Interment followed at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with full military honors by Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rotary Foundation of Knoxville/Scholarship Fund, 625 Market Street, No.1400, Knoxville, TN 37902. The family received friends Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• OVERCAST, Dr. Woodrow Webb,
age 88, professor emeritus of The University of Tennessee, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, in Conyers, Ga. Woody was an elder and trustee of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church where he had been a member since 1946. A veteran of World War II, he served in India and the South Pacific with the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the American Rose Society and loved working in his garden of roses. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Helen McClellan Overcast. He is survived by his second wife, Virginia Cormany Overcast; his sons, Dr. H. Edwin Overcast of McDonough, Ga., Jerry Overcast of Melbourne, Fla., David Overcast of Mint Hill, N.C.; daughter, Betty Ann Snider of Orlando, Fla.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, William Overcast of Chinook, Mont.; and the sons of Virginia, Tom, Bob and Sam Cormany. Funeral service was Tuesday at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Vernon Holstad officiating. Interment followed at Edgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Springs Presbyterian, Mission Fund, 9132 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923. The family received friends Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemor-tuary.com

• ADAMS, Josephine (Jo) Makres,
born March 15, 1922, in Volos, Greece, passed away at her Knoxville home Oct. 29, 2006. She was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church and a founding member of AHEPA-Daughters of Penelope, Knoxville Chapter. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Adams. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and George Wallace of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Carol Adams of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Nick Wallace, Chip and Molly Adams. Funeral service was Thursday at St. George Greek Orthodox Church with the Rev. John Kostas officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 4070 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family received friends Wednesday with a Trisagion Prayer service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• LIPPNER, Rose Kate,
age 94, a life-long resident of Knoxville, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 1, 2006 at Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of Temple Beth El. Miss Lippner was preceded in death by her parents, Isadore and Regina Lippner. Friends met at New Jewish Cemetery Friday for a graveside service with Rabbi Beth Schwartz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Beth El, 3037 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 or the Knoxville Jewish Alliance, 6800 Deane Hill Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• GEORGES, Mara Owens,
of Farragut passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 4, 2006, at her home. Mara was born in Alamo, Ga., and attended the University of Georgia. She was selected as a member of the first class for women training in Atlanta during World War II with the FAA as aircraft communicators and weather observers. Mara was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church and Circle 12 United Methodist Women. She was an avid gardener, member for many years of Dixie Highway Garden Club, and received many awards for her flower arranging. Mara was also a member of Fox Den Women’s Club and three separate bridge clubs. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Mara was preceded in death by her daughter, Mara Dee Georges Allen; parents, William Parks Owens and Cornelia Harrelson Owens; brothers, Olin Eugene Owens and William Parks Owens Jr. Survivors: husband of 54 years, Christopher Georges; daughter, Joy Georges McCabe and husband, Patrick; grandson, Christopher Robert McCabe, all of Farragut; sister-in-law, Bessie Owens of Alamo; niece, Donna Owens Hodges of Winder, Ga.; nephew, William Parks Owens III of Alamo. The family received friends Tuesday followed by Funeral services at Church Street United Methodist Church with Dr. William J. Fowler and the Rev. Jan Buxton-Wade officiating. Family and friends gathered Tuesday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery for graveside services. Honorary pallbearers, Don Carmichael, George Dorsey, Terry Finnell, Emerson Fly, Robert Hunt, Joe Luna, David Witherspoon, Bob Shaller and John Ward. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Georges family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• LAMB, Dorothy Capps Hayes,
of Farragut, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 1, 2006. She graduated with a nursing degree from Methodist Hospital in Memphis and did her post-graduate work at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She worked many years as a registered nurse. She was operating room supervisor at La Bonheur Hospital in Memphis, Methodist Hospital in Oak Ridge and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. She enjoyed her long and distinguished career in nursing, and her family is extremely proud of her accomplishments. She has been a member of Fountain City Methodist Church, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was currently a member of Concord United Methodist Church. She was a member of Toastmasters of America, AORN, Omni Women’s Club and was Queen of the Red Hat Royal Red VIP’s. Dottie was an avid bridge player and an active community and civic volunteer. She loved to travel, had many, many friends, and many loving pets throughout her life. She is survived by her son, Lee Capps and his wife, Pat, and their children, Adam and Shannon; son, Steve Capps and his wife, Marina, and their daughter, Emily; her daughter, Laura Morris and her husband, Steve. She also leaves Glenn Gaskins, Tommy Gaskins, Shelly Jackson and daughter, Jennifer — the family of her beloved twin, the late Doris Ann Maloney. She will be missed by all her relatives and her many friends. Following a private burial, the family received friends Sunday at Concord United Methodist Church followed by a service with the Rev. Catherine Nance officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemor-tuary.com



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