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• REID, Janice Jones Wilk,
age 66, of Maryville, formerly of Leavenworth, Kan., lost her battle with cancer Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2006. Janice retired from Civil Service with 32 years of service. She was an avid bowler, camper, Lady Vol basketball fan and loved to crochet. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie (Pappy) and Anna Marie Jones; brother, Dean Jones; husband and father of her children, Richard Wilk; stepdaughter, Connie Reid Turner. Survivors: husband, Terry Reid of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Gene Anders; son and daughter-in-law, John and Karen Wilk, all of Leavenworth; stepson, Tim Reid of Lenoir City; five grandchildren. The family received friends Saturday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Celebration of Life following. Funeral services were Wednesday in Leavenworth with interment in the Sunset Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bill, Andy and Polly Fund, c/o Cornerstone of Recovery, 1214 Topside Road, Louisville, TN 37777. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Janice Wilk Reid.

• ENGELHORN, Noel Mathias
of Knoxville, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Mr. Engelhorn was born in Churches Ferry, N.D., to Mathias and Mary Myrtle Engelhorn May 7, 1918. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Harriet Lucille Bruce, and two brothers, Homer Mitchell Engelhorn and Leeland Thomas Engelhorn. Prior to the start of World War II, Mr. Engelhorn attended the University of Southern California where he studied statistics and mathematics and was a member of the track team. After war broke out, Mr. Engelhorn enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, where he served in the Phillipines and New Guinea as a waist gunner aboard a B-24 heavy bomber and on an A-26 light bomber/reconnaissance aircraft. Awards, decorations and campaign ribbons he received include: the American Theater Service Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Service Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Engelhorn continued to serve in the Air Force Reserves until 1952, retiring as a master sergeant. From 1947 to 1981, Mr. Engelhorn worked as a property tax agent for Montana-Dakota Utilities Company in both Minneapolis, Minn., and Bismarck, N.D. A kind and generous good samaritan who loved his family, jazz and baseball, Mr. Engelhorn is remembered fondly by his wife, Alice Frances Engelhorn; sons, William Mathias and Robert Charles Engelhorn; daughter, Lucy Anne Nordgaard; and one grandson, Garrett Mathias Engelhorn. The family wishes to extend special gratitude and thanks to the caring and professional staffs at both Arbor Terrace Assisted Living and Brakebill Nursing Home. The family received friends Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Private interment will be at the East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern TN Chapter, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Engelhorn family.

• RAINES, Ellen Fisher,
born July 25, 1953, passed away suddenly at home in Knoxville on Oct. 25, 2006. Ellen was the director of Music Ministries at Bearden United Methodist Church, for the past 18 years and was on the music staff at The University of Tennessee. Ellen was a 1975 graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan College. She earned her Master of Music degree at UT and recently a doctorate at Central Pacific University. Her love of music was demonstrated through work with the UT Concert Choir, UT Opera Theatre, Knoxville Opera Company and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she was on the music staff of Roane State Community College, Hiawassee College and Carson Newman College. She was chosen as Knoxville’s Woman of the Year in Music Education. While at Tennessee Wesleyan College, she received the Jack Houts Memorial Music Award, the William P. Miller Outstanding Choir Member Award and the Harrilyn Sallis Theory Award. She was a member of the Alpha Chi honorary scholastic fraternity, Delta Rho Mu honorary music fraternity, the Tennessee Wesleyan Choir, the Consolidation and Sigma Kappa sorority. She was listed in the 1974-75 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and she was chosen as one of Tennessee Wesleyan’s 10 senior superlatives. She was preceded in death by her father, James E. Fisher. Ellen was the beloved wife of Lee Raines and stepmother of Thomas Raines of Knoxville. In addition, she leaves to remember her life her mother, Margaret M. Fisher of Athens; sister, Bunny Fisher Browder and husband, Richard C., of Riceville; half-brother, the Rev. Farrell Fisher of Bedford, Texas; a niece, Laura S. McGee and her husband, Raymond; great-niece, Anna Grace McGee; great-nephew, James Luke McGee of Paducah, Ky.; mother- and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Raines of Knoxville; aunts and uncles, Mr. and Mrs. John Sahlberg of Athens, Katherine Mackey of Chattanooga, and Mrs. Robert McIntire of Cleveland; and cousins, Gary Chisholm of Chattanooga, Debbie Deichl of Florida, Bob McIntire and Leann Smiley of Cleveland. Ellen had love for animals and leaves her beloved dogs, Bruiser, Frank and Max, and her cat, Henry. Funeral service was Sunday at Bearden United Methodist Church on Sutherland Avenue with the Rev. Tom Seay and the Rev. Bill Balch. The family received friends immediately after the service at the church. Interment was Monday at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Athens with the Rev. Tom Seay officiating. Pallbearers: Gary Chisholm, Mike Smiley, Bob McIntire, Thomas Raines, Stan Love, David Broyles, Barry Wallace, Les Beaver, Dan Proctor and Rick Cooper. Memorials may be sent to Bearden United Methodist Choir Fund, The Epilepsy Foundation, or the ASPCA. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

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