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• CAUBLE Jr., Daniel Webster,
age 90, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center from complications of emphysema. Born Oct. 15, 1916, in Knoxville, the son of the late Daniel Webster and Texie Pamelia Cauble, he grew up on the family farm on Peltier Road and graduated from Central High School. He began a career in pest control in 1939 with Orkin Exterminating Company and in 1957 acquired Biltmore Pest Control in Knoxville and Chattanooga. He served as president of the Tennessee Pest Control Association and on the Tennessee Pest Control Licensing Board. He was a founding member and officer of the Tennessee Valley Sportsmen’s Club, a Boy Scout troop leader, and active in Kiwanis and Lions Clubs. A Scottish Rite Mason, Mr. Cauble was a member of Bright Hope Lodge No. 557 F&AM and Church Street United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fern Strader Cauble; brothers, Earl and Loyall Cauble; and sisters, Clevo Naugher Atchley, Rose Graham and Ocie Cauble. He is survived by his wife, Betty Henson Cauble; daughter, Jeanette Dean; sons, Dr. Daniel Webster Cauble III and wife, Ellyn Clapp Cauble, E. Christopher Cauble and wife, Linda Palmer Cauble; stepchildren, Jean Shufelt and husband, George, and Robin Cauble; grandchildren, Pamela Kincaid, Becky Wyatt, Jason Dean, Amanda Dean, Beth Gross, Megan Cauble, Eric Cauble and Christopher Cauble; great-grandchildren, Katherine and Jack Kincaid, Bradie Hastings, and Ellis Marie Gross; niece, Betty Jo Reagan Case; cousin, Fred Smith; and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. Following a private interment service, there was a memorial service Friday at Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church with Dr. William R. Barron officiating. The family received friends following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• ROSE, James Varnell,
age 81, of Knoxville, died peacefully Aug. 4, 2007, at Shannondale Health Care Center. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension and a charter member and officer of the Knoxville Downtown Sertoma Club, the Men’s Cotillion Club, Cherokee Country Club for 55 years and on the board of directors for the Old Gray Cemetery. James attended Sequoyah School and then enrolled in Asheville School for boys in Asheville, N.C. He then attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. James then joined the U.S. Air Force. He was retired from Miller’s Department store where he worked for 35 years as vice president and treasurer, where he saw the store expand from one single store to many stores. James will be forever remembered as a wonderful friend, husband, father and sportsman. James is preceded in death by his parents, D. Morton and Katherine Varnell Rose; and niece, Patricia Murphy. James is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 59 years, Joan Rankin Rose; daughter, Katherine Ann Rose of Lynchburg, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, James V. Rose Jr. and Julie Guion Rose of Asheville; grandchildren, Emily Rose Morgan, Andrew, Alex and Daniel Rose; brother and sister-in-law, D. Morton and Emily Fritz Rose; sister-in-law, Betty Rankin Graves; and nephews, Charles R. Murphy and Elizabeth Wood. Funeral service was Wednesday at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension with the Rev. Howard Hess officiating. Interment followed at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 800 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family received friends Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemor-tuary.com

• SHEPPARD, Gene,
age 62, of Knoxville, son of the late Levi and Irene Bennett Sheppard, passed away suddenly Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fairhope, Ala. Gene was a Knoxville sales representative. Gene was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He also was preceded in death by son, Edward Sheppard; and brothers, Adrian and Sidney Sheppard. He is survived by his family: son, Walter Sheppard; mother of his children, Kathy Barnett Sheppard, all of Knoxville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mac and Carolyn Sheppard of Jackson, Miss., John and Pauline Sheppard of Collierville, Jerry and Bernice Sheppard of Greenwood, Miss.; sister and brother-in-law, Carmen and C.J. Bryant of Little Rock, Ark.; sister-in-law, Barbara Sheppard of Shreveport, La.; a host of nieces and nephews. The family received friends Saturday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fairhope, with a memorial service with Dr. Dwynn Monger officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to: Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, Mission Trip Fund, 9132 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• SOUTHERN, Mack N.,
age 84, of West Hills, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Baptist Hospital. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Knoxville. Mr. Southern had been a very active Mason having been recognized as a 50 year member of Woodward Lodge No. 737 F&AM where he was past master, member of Union Lodge No. 38 F&AM, member and past patron of Acacia-May Chapter No. 24 OES, the Knoxville Scottish Rite, Cyprus Commandery No. 23, National Sojourners No. 514, Knoxville Counsel NO. 75 and Paxton Chapter No. 184 Royal Arch Masons. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Irene Southern; parents, Earl and Elizabeth Southern; and brothers, Robert, Raymond and Dennis Southern. He is survived by his daughter, Kay Southern of Knoxville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Fred and Ellen Southern, Howard and Wilma Southern of Morristown, Earl J. Southern of Landrum, S.C.; devoted sister and brother-in-law, Ollie Mae and Verlon Wood of Rosman, N.C.; sisters-in-law, Gertrude Russell of Piedmont, S.C., and Opal Komara of Hendersonville, N.C.; as well as a host of nieces and nephews. The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Malcolm Foster, Dr. Robert Thompson and Stephen Miller for their special care. Funeral service was Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with members of Woodward Lodge, Dr. William D. Shiell and the Rev. Dave Ward officiating. Family and friends will meet at Highland Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum Thursday for an 11 a.m. entombment service with full military honors by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• GREER, John Joseph (Joe),
age 81, passed away Aug. 5, 2007, at his Knoxville home after a battle with cancer. Joe Greer saw combat action with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A tool engineer, Mr. Greer worked at the Robertshaw-Fulton plant for 38 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. John J. Greer and Marie Parker Greer; brothers, James I. and Leonard Clay Greer; and sister, Betty Greer Goddard. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia Shay Greer; son and daughter-in-law, Leonard Greer and Jung Hye (June) Lee of South Korea; daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Jerry Wagner of Kingston, Maggie and Thomas Kirkpatrick of Farragut; his grandsons, Joseph and Jackson Kirkpatrick and Gerald Greer; granddaughters, Heather and Kristen Wagner and Mary Kate Kirkpatrick; and great-granddaughter, Grace Wagner. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery Thursday for a 1 p.m. graveside service with the Rev. Al Humbrecht officiating and military honors by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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