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• NOBLE, Michael “Perry,”
age 42, of Lenoir City, formerly of Eden, N.C., passed away at noon, Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at his home after a battle with lung cancer. Perry was a truck driver and a former U.S. Marine. Perry was preceded in death by his mother, Isla Fraley Noble. Survivors: wife of 11 years, Sharon Noble; children, Megan, 15, and Cody, 17; father and stepmother, Ronald and Joan Noble of Reidsville, N.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa and Ross West of Summerville, S.C., Mindy and Timothy Hutchins of Old Fort, N.C.; brother and sister-in-law, Ryan and Glenda Noble of Cleveland, N.C.; nieces, Caroline, Catharine, Colleen, Madison and Rachel; nephews, Rayce, Laydon and Jackson; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leon and Marie Lively of Lenoir City. He will be sadly missed by his basset hound and two cats. A Celebration of Life was held Friday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. The Rev. Richard Noble and the Rev. George Hutchins conducted the service. The family received friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tribute Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Kevin Ridenhour and the staff of Covenant Hospice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Noble family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• COLLINS, Everett,
age 76, of Knoxville, formerly of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Everett was a member of Middlebrook Pike Baptist Church and retired from Lonas Oil Company. He is survived by his wife, Stella Collins; sons, Dewayne Collins of Goodlettsville and Eugene Collins of West Palm Beach, Fla.; daughter, Heather Collins; grandchildren, Jordan and Brianna; brother, Johnny Collins; sister, Edna McNeal, all of Knoxville. Funeral service was Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. George Gilbert officiating. Family and friends met Sunday at Collins Family Cemetery, Washburn, for an interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, East Tennessee Region, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909. The family received friends Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• McCURRY, Katherine Lea,
age 97, of Concord, daughter of the late Albert Jefferson and Bertha Harrison Lea of Wilson County, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2007. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Concord for over 58 years, where she served on the Kitchen Staff. Katherine was also preceded in death by beloved husband, Paul McCurry; sons, Albert “Buddy” and Ronald L. McCurry; twin great-granddaughters, Grayson and Katelyn Vann; two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her loving and devoted family; son and daughter-in-law, Michael W. “Mickey” and Brenda McCurry of Concord; grandchildren, Kristen Vann and husband, Mitch; Kelli Haughey and husband, B.J., Courtney Allen and husband, Ryan; great-grandchildren, Karsyn Vann, Mac, Sarah and Mollie Haughey, Kendall and Addison Allen; daughter-in-law, Betty McCurry of Morganton, N.C. The family and friends met Wednesday at Concord Masonic Cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating. The family requests memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church, Concord, Building Fund, 11704 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934. The family received friends Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• BAYNES, Grace Smith,
age 87, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007, at her Knoxville home. Born in Kinston, N.C., to the late Alton and Iley Tilghman Smith, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1940 and came immediately to The University of Tennessee as a dietician. There she met her future husband, Benjamin Brodie Baynes, who worked as an auditor in the treasurer’s office. After their marriage in October 1942, she traveled as a U.S. Navy wife for several years. In 1946, they returned to Knoxville where Mr. Baynes resumed work at UT, and Mrs. Baynes became a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She and her late husband were long-time members of Church Street United Methodist Church and Murphy Builders Sunday School class. Mrs. Baynes taught in the children’s Sunday School for several years, and she and her husband served in the church’s Thursday Soup Kitchen for numerous years. She was a member of United Methodist Women’s Circle No. 8. She also served as a Girl Scout leader. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Baynes was preceded in death by a brother, Alton Smith Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia Lee Baynes of Atlanta, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie Baynes and William A. Womack; granddaughter, Meredith Lauren Womack, all of Madison, Miss.; and grandson, Robert Baynes Womack of Nashville; brother, Atwood Smith and wife, Sarah, of Baltimore, Md.; sister-in-law, Jane Hoppers Baynes and husband, James, of Jackson; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Sunday at Church Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. William J. Fowler and the Rev. Cabel W. Trent officiating. Music was provided by James and Mary Jane Rogers. The family received friends following the service at the church. Family and friends met at Highland Memorial Cemetery Monday for an interment service. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Murphy Builders Sunday School class. Pallbearers were: William A. Womack, Robert Baynes Womack, Adam Ashcraft, John Horton, Dr. Charles Wender and Wayne Williams. Memorials may be made to Church St. UMC, P.O. Box 1303, Knoxville, TN 37901 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary .com

• ANDERSON, Juanita Cain,
age 85, of West Knoxville, daughter of the late Charles C. and Annie Fox Cain, died peacefully Wednesday Morning June 27, 2007. She was a long-time member of Gallaher Memorial Baptist Church where she served as choir director for many years. Juanita was a retired supervisor with The Health Physics Department, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She was a member of Bearden Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, for more than 66 years, where she was worthy matron in 1955 and served as secretary of the chapter for more than 43 years. Juanita served as grand Martha in 1969, Grand Chapter, State of Tennessee, Order of Eastern Star, and was a charter member of the Ladies Knights Templar where she served as president for several years. She also was past president of the Past Matrons and Past Patrons Association of Middle East Tennessee. Juanita was also preceded in death by husband, W.B. “Ben” Anderson; brother, Grover Clifton Cain; sisters, Bobbie Sue Cain Deutscher and Charzella Cain. She is survived by her loving family: nephew, Barry C. Cain and wife, Peggy; great-niece, Madalynn Cain Porter; great-nephew, Charles Cain; great-great-nephew, Norris. A Funeral Service was Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Ron Bright and the Rev. Jim McCulla officiating. The family and friends met at Edgewood Cemetery for a graveside service. Pallbearers were: Johnny Stooksbury, Bill Blankenship, Lynn Spangler, James Ford, C.A. Wilson, Ray Jenkins, Bud Anderson and Bob Flynn. The family request memorials may be made to: Gallaher Memorial Baptist Church, 219 S. Gallaher Road, Knoxville, TN 37919 The family received friends Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• HARRISON, Minnie Juanita Brewer,
age 86, of Knoxville, native of Union County, daughter of the late Thomas and Beatrice Lyons Brewer, went home to be with the Lord Thursday June 28, 2007. She was a life long member of Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church. While raising her family, she was a dedicated worker in the PTA of Tennessee, serving in local and state offices. Minnie, who was a prominent Knoxville realtor, served as president of the Knoxville Board of Realtors and was awarded Realtor of the Year by the Knoxville and state associations. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, flowers, friends and traveling. Minnie was also preceded in death by her husband, S.E. “Jack” Harrison and on May 25, 2007, her daughter, Brenda Gail Harrison. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Donna Harrison of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dena Harrison Burke, Jackie Harrison; step-grandchildren, Shayne Harrison; great-grandchildren, Austin, Stephanie, Sydney and Alex Burke, Joey and Sean Harrison . Funeral service was Sunday Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Eric Rieger officiating. The family and friends met Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for an interment service. The family requests memorials may be made to: Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church, 7234 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909. The family received friends Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• CLICK, R. Carter,
age 79, of Knoxville went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, June 27, 2007. Carter was retired from East Tennessee Natural Gas Company. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nita B. Click; parents, Carrie and Ransome Click; brother, Alexander Click. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Jill Click of Sevierville, Keith and Tammy Click of Knoxville; grandson, Christopher Click of Sevierville. A memorial service was held for Carter and Nita Sunday, July 1, at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Dr. C. Glenn Sullivan officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, P.O. Box 9479, Knoxville, TN 37940. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Click family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• COLE, Judge T. Edward,
age 87, joined the Church Triumphant on June 26, 2007, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Judge Cole was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church for more than 50 years. He was born in Knoxville May 14, 1920, and attended Knoxville High School and graduated from Central High School in 1938. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and saw action in five major campaigns in the Pacific. Judge Cole graduated first in his class at The University of Tennessee College of Law in 1948 and was recalled to active military duty as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps during the Korean Conflict as well as serving in the Pentagon. He retired at the rank of major in the U.S. Army Reserve. Judge Cole was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States in 1953 and he resumed his private practice of law in Knoxville later that year. He was appointed judge, Knox County Circuit Court, Division II in 1961 and was elected without opposition to serve as Knox County Circuit Court judge in four general elections spanning three decades. He retired as judge, Knox County Circuit Court in January 1987 after serving more than 25 years in office. Judge Cole was the president of the Tennessee Judicial Conference from 1971 to 1972 and served in the formation of the International Academy of Trial Judges and as seventh president of the International Academy of Trial Judges. He was a member of the Tennessee Society, Sons of the Revolution and the East Tennessee Historical Society First Families of Tennessee. Judge Cole was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and jurist. He was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart, best friend and beloved wife of 52 years, Mary Jean Bell Cole in 1995. Judge Cole is survived by his loving sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas M. and Constance Cole, Robert A. and Hazel Cole and William E. and Beth Cole; grandchildren, Ellen Marie Cole, Mary Elizabeth Cole Williamson, Kit Phelps and Katherine Lauren Cole; sister, Martha Cole Johnson; nephew, Richard Edwin Johnson; and niece, Charlene Gilliland. A celebration of the life of Judge T. Edward Cole was Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church with the Rev. Eric Murray officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, 6900 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919; Second Harvest Food Bank, 922 Delaware Ave., Knoxville, TN. 37921 or to Legal Aid of East Tennessee, 502 South Gay St., Knoxville, TN. 37902. The family received friends Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com



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