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• DUPER, Lillie Eugenia,
age 83, of Knoxville, formerly of Manassas, Va., passed away early Saturday morning, April 28, 2007, in Knoxville. Lillie attended Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Solomon E. Shaffer and Roy E. Duper. Survivors: children, Jeanne Wyatt and husband, Jim, of Concord, Kenneth Shaffer, Patricia Cox and husband, Kenneth, all of Manassas; stepchildren, Gloria Lewis and husband, Jim, Vicki Armstrong and husband, Mike, Roy E. Duper Jr., all of New Philadelphia, Ohio, Karen Wright and husband, Peter, of Sayville, N.Y., George M. Shaffer and wife, Brill, of Stanley, Va., Robert E. Shaffer of Port Charlotte, Fla.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. The family received friends Monday followed by funeral services in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Don Acton officiating. Graveside services and interment was held in the National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Duper family.

• SEGER, Karl Alfred III,
age 62, died Sunday, April 29. He was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. He was born April 24, 1945, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Karl A. Seger II and Audrey Seger. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Stranahan High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. At 18 he joined the U.S. Army and later completed Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a second lieutenant. At the time he was the second youngest person ever to graduate from OCS. He was discharged as a first lieutenant. Karl received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in experimental psychology at Florida Atlantic University. He was in the honorary society, Phi Kappa Phi, at Florida Atlantic. He received his doctorate in organizational psychology at The University of Tennessee. In 1973, he founded Seger Consulting Group. He was an author, instructor and consultant in the area of security, specializing in the utility industry as well as federal, state and local law enforcement and intelligence. He published several books in the areas of power theft, anti-terrorism and computer crime. His expertise in these areas was sought internationally. A saxophone player since his teens and avid jazz fan, he previously served on the board of the Knoxville Jazz Society. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Suzanne M. Seger; sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Jen Seger and their children, Girault, Alden and Harley Seger of Franklin and David and Kathi Seger of Knoxville; mother, Audrey Trobe of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; brother, Phillip Seger of Windom, Texas; sister, Susan Iaria of Palm Beach Gardens; sisters-in-law, Jean Miller of Lenoir City and Lynn Tanner of Framingham, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Matthew Dutton-Gillett officiating. A reception followed in the church’s Tharp Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Knoxville Jazz Society. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Seger family.

• REICHMANN, Florence Walker,
beloved wife of more than 64 years of Harry Reichmann, departed this earth when her Spirit entered Paradise to be with God and the Lord Jesus Christ Wednesday, April 26, 2007, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlanta, Ga., May 11, 1922, she was preceded in death by her dear parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Walker; and sisters and brother, Elizabeth Hopper, John T Walker, Helen Sisson and Ann Harrison. Mrs. Reichmann was a former member of Tullahoma Presbyterian Church and member of Erin Presbyterian Church, Knoxville. Florence’s greatest joy was her family, and she delighted in her two daughters: Rosemary and Pamela. In addition to her loving and devoted husband, Harry, she is also survived by: her daughters, Rosemary Gilliam of Knoxville and Pamela and Mike Scholes, O’Fallon, Mo.; grandchildren Caroline Gilliam, Richmond, Va., Jonathan and Jenny Gilliam, Knoxville, and Jenn (Scholes) and Eric Feagans, St Louis, Mo. Florence had many special nieces and nephews, including Darlene and Ivar Brothen, Sandra and Richard Kanode, Nancy and Ray Stone, Mr. and Mrs. John Walker, Dr. James Walker and Ms. Debbie Walker, located within the Atlanta area. The family wishes to thank Dr. Doug Leahy and Summitt Medical Group for all his years of excellent medical care and compassion shown to Florence and her family. Thank you also to Dr. Peter Ochoa. The family is also indebted to the many additional years God gave through the gifts of Dr. Clint Doiron of East Tennessee Heart Consultants and Dr. Charles Harvey in Tullahoma. Thank you also to the dedicated staff at Shannondale for their care and concern. The family will always remember the ministering to Florence and her family by the Rev. Michael Stanfield of Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church and the Rev. John Stewart of Erin Presbyterian Church. A private graveside was at Highland Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. John Stewart officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pastoral Care Dept., Shannondale, 801 Vanosdale Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 or the American Heart Association East Tennessee Region, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• LOCKE, Louise Oprisch,
age 88, of Knoxville, a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed into eternal rest Thursday, April 26, 2007, at NHC Farragut. She was a tireless and faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for more than 60 years, a member of the St. Gerard Guild and the Ladies of Charity. Louise was a native of Steubenville, Ohio, daughter of the late Victor and Louise Gehlert Oprisch. She retired from The Kroger Company with more than 25 years of service. Louise also was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Locke; son-in-law, Robert Love; brothers, Herman and Joseph Oprisch; sisters, Helen Oprisch, Cornelia Alvis and Marie Bucher. She is survived by her loving and devoted children: daughter, Vickie L. Love; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Mary Kay Locke, Greg and Mary Jane Locke, all of Knoxville; her wonderful grandchildren, Robert Scott Love and wife, Morgan, Laura Kandilikas and husband, Michael, Jason Richard Love and fiancée, Stefanie Shea, Heather Alyce Locke and fiancé, John Cairney, Taylor Gregory Locke, Lauren Ashley Love, Megan Elizabeth Locke, Lindsay Danielle Locke. Louise was especially proud of her five great-grandchildren, Avery, Jackson, John “Jack”, Carter and Bennett; her loving sisters, Dorothy Harasick of Glendale, Calif., and Elizabeth Ann Owens of Steubenville; brother, Carl Oprisch of Toronto, Ohio; and a host of nieces and nephews. A funeral mass was celebrated Monday at All Saints Catholic Church with Monsignor Xavier Mankel, the Rev. Joseph Ciccone, CSP and the Rev. Eric Andrews, CSP officiating. The family and friends met Tuesday at Woodlawn Cemetery for an interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Knoxville Catholic High School, Building Fund, 9245 Fox Lonas Road, Knoxville, TN 37923. The family received friends at the church Monday, following the funeral mass. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• FULTON, Robert W.,
of Knoxville, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at Holston Health Care Center. Robert was born in Knoxville July 3, 1918, to Barbara and Weston Miller Fulton, and lived most of his life in Knoxville. He graduated from The McCallie School in Chattanooga in 1936. He completed his formal education at The University of Tennessee and Harvard Business School. While at UT he formed life-long friendships with fellow members of the SAE fraternity. On Sept. 15, 1942, he married Margaret McCready. He served in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps during World War II and was discharged in 1945. He enjoyed attending classes at UT, hiking in Glacier National Park in Montana with his son, and in the Smoky Mountains with his daughter. He was a charter member of the Sequoyah Presbyterian Church, and at the time of his death was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. He was also a member of the Cherokee Country Club, the Knoxville YMCA and the Knoxville Men’s Cotillion. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; his brother, Weston Fulton Jr.; and his sisters, Barbara Gentry and Jean Talley. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Hillard and her husband, Dewey, of Knoxville; his son, Robert Fulton Jr. and wife, Sharon, of Polson, Mont.; his sister, Mary Hartley of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the Fish Pantry, c/o First Presbyterian Church, 620 State St., Knoxville, TN 37902 or to the Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920. There will be a private graveside service at Highland Memorial Cemetery with Dr. Paul Rader officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• BRIGGS, Dave E. “Chef Dave,”
age 62, passed away suddenly Tuesday night, April 24, 2007, at Parkwest Medical Center. He was owner of Chef Dave’s Cut “N” Board and The Chef’s Table and Event Center. Beloved husband, father, son, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he was preceded in death by father, James Elton Briggs. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Briggs; son, Bryan Briggs and wife, Orianna; grandchildren, McKenzie and Bradyn Briggs, and Angela Burgos; stepdaughter, Tracy Burgos; great-granddaughter, Gabriella Burgos; mother, Carol Clark Briggs; brothers, Dwight and Lonnie Briggs, mother-in-law, Edith Kaptaine; aunts, Donna Sides and Judy Haines of Cincinnati; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dave was a Vietnam veteran and served with the U.S. Air Force. A funeral service was Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Alan Smith officiating. Because Dave was very active with the Signature Chefs Auction for the March of Dimes, the family requests that memorials may be made to March of Dimes, 322 Nancy Lynn Lane, Suite 11, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family receive friends Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• CARROLL, Virginia Grace “Gracie,”
age 50, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday morning, April 26, 2007. Gracie was a loving sister and devoted friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Adeline Carroll; and brother, David Ray. Gracie is survived by her sisters, Rose Ann Hicks of Clinton, Maude Cummings of Maryville, Jane Harvey of Lenoir City; brothers, Alfred Carroll and wife, Sue, of Lenoir City, Paul Thomas Carroll Jr. and wife, Debbie, of Knoxville and Robert Lee Carroll and wife, Kim, of Kingston; special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Dorman, Kath, Ruthie and Becky. A mass was celebrated Saturday at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with the Rev. Xavier Mankel celebrant. Graveside services and interment followed at Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to friends at Cariten Health for their loving support to Gracie. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Carroll family.

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