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• LUTTRELL, Ephraim C. (Efe),
age 34, of Knoxville passed away suddenly Monday Sept. 24, 2007, at his home. Efe was a graduate of Farragut High School Class of 1992. He was an avid deer hunter and boater. Efe was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Paul LaRue; grandmother, Mildred Luttrell. He is survived by his beloved two year old son, Kaiden Luttrell; mother of his son, Heather Luttrell; parents, Eddie and Donna Luttrell; brother, Lynn Luttrell; grandmother, Marjorie LaRue, all of Knoxville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family received friends Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, followed by a Celebration of Life in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. In lieu of flowers, a trust fund is being established for his son’s education, c/o Suntrust Bank, attn: Kaiden Luttrell Benefit Fund, 9541 South Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Luttrell family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• WYRICK, Mark Allen,
age 46, of Knoxville passed away suddenly at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21, into the arms of his Lord and Savior. Mark was a graduate of Farragut High School and attended The University of Tennessee. He was the beloved son of the late Robert Wyrick. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas and Ruth Wyrick, Robert and Deborah Ailor. Mark is survived by his mother, Wanda Ailor Wyrick; brothers, Joseph Wyrick, James Wyrick and wife, Vicki; seven nieces and nephews; best friend, Celine Ferrah; godparents, Harvey and Helen Parrish; many friends and relatives. Mark was a very loving and caring person, always helping others in need. True to his spirit, all of his body was donated for transplant and research. It has been confirmed that most has been matched to recipients. This will bring great comfort to Mark as well as his family. The family requests your love and prayers that God will sustain us during the trying period. Mark will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family received friends Saturday with a memorial service to follow in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Chaplain Michael Sawyer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Wyrick family.

• BROWN Jr., Stanley Porter,
age 83, of Knoxville, a loving husband and father, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, after an extensive illness. He was born in Richmond, Va., a descendant among the first families of Virginia. He was a Christian and member of St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral where he served as Sunday School teacher and head usher for many years. In earlier years, he had served as an acolyte at St. James Episcopal Church and as an elder and chairman of the Christian Education Board at First Presbyterian Church, all in Knoxville. His father, Stanley Brown Sr., was one of the founders of Kay’s Ice Cream Plant of Knoxville. Stanley graduated from Old Knoxville High School where he played football and baseball and was Captain of D Company in the ROTC. He went to The University of Tennessee where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, ROTC and was on the wrestling team before being called into the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of World War II and served in Japan as an infantryman from October 1945 until July 1946. While in the states, he served as an instructor and as an aide-de-camp to Brigadier General Frederick McCabe. His rank was first lieutenant. For years he worked as an insurance broker through McClamroch Insurance Co. He loved boating and was a member of the Knoxville Yacht Club. He was a member of Cherokee Country Club, where he was an avid golfer and member and prayer leader of the Tim Dooby Bible Study. He was a member of the Men’s Cotillion Club and served on the board and as president. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley P. Brown Sr. and Stella Swann Brown; and his grandson, Stanley Porter Brown IV. His survivors include his wife of almost 58 years, Kathryn (Katty) Morris Brown; son and daughter-in-law, Stanley Porter Brown III and Tammy Lynn Brown; daughter and son-in-law, Swann and Chris Jaffurs; granddaughters, Summer Lynn Brown and Lauren Michelle Jaffurs, all of Knoxville; sister, Rebecah (Becky) Brown Hyde of Medford, Ore.; sister-in-law, Mary Morris Moore and husband, John W. Moore, of Knoxville. Following a private interment at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with Full Military Honors, there was a memorial service Friday at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral with the Very Rev. John C. Ross officiating. The family received friends following the service in the Great Hall of the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Cathedral, 413 W. Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37902. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• CARLSON, Kimberly Joy,
age 45, of West Knoxville, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of Southern Fellowship Church. Kimberly was active as the secretary and vice president in the Republican Women’s Club in Orlando, Fla., for many years where she attended many Republican meetings in Washington, D.C. and once had tea with Mrs. Laura Bush. She was employed by Christopher Hall, attorney at law. She was preceded in death by her loving sister, Tamara Carlson. She is survived by her parents, Wayne and Joy Carlson; as well as other loving family members. Funeral service was Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Carlson officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Southern Fellowship Church, 7301 Bennington Dr., Knoxville, TN 37909. The family received friends Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• SEXTON, Nancy Remell (Raye),
age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at St. Mary’s Residential Hospice Center. She was a member of Tekoa Baptist Church. Raye retired after many years of service with Knox County Schools system. She was preceded in death by her parents, Betty and Edward Bidwell; sisters, Nevada Akridge and Eula Barnett. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Thomas W. Sexton; children, Monica Blanton and husband, Jim, Steven W. Sexton and wife, Nin, Lori Petree and husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Brian Nelson, Deborah Nelson, Brad Nelson, William Nelson and McKenzee Petree; sisters, Louise Slocum, Elizabeth Galyon, Carolyn Henson and husband, Bill; and brothers, Calvert Bidwell, Bob Bidwell and wife, Bobbie, Bill Bidwell and wife, Brenda. Funeral service was Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Bill Dean officiating. Family and friends met Friday at Piney Grove Church Cemetery for an interment service. The family received friends Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• STRYKER, Donald R. (Don),
age 82, of Farragut, formerly of Deerfield, Ill., passed away Sunday Morning, Sept. 16, 2007, at his home. Don was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Farragut and a former member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Deerfield. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U S Navy. He was retired from ARA Services in Libertyville, Il., with more than 30 years of service. Don’s grandfather was one of the first doctors in Deerfield and started Knaak Pharmacy in 1884. He was preceded in death by his parents, Amanda Knaak Stryker and Romayne Stryker; brother, Alvin Stryker; sister, Romain Stryker. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Jeanette Lorenz Stryker; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Kevin Connors of Knoxville; grandchildren, Kimberly Connors and Ryan Connors. The family will receive friends from 11 to 12 Noon, Thursday, at Faith Lutheran Church with a Memorial service to follow. Graveside services and interment will follow at the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery with military honors conferred by the U.S. Navy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Stryker family. www.clickfuneral-• TATE, Edith Wells, passed away unexpectedly, early Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007. She was born in Crystal Springs, Miss., Oct. 26, 1919. She moved to Knoxville in the early 1940s to start a job with TVA, where, on a blind date met Naval Lt. Cmdr. and attorney Oscar Tate, and they were married soon after. They lived in Miami and San Francisco before retuning to Knoxville at the end of the war. Edith graduated from “Ole Miss” University, was a member of Chi Omega sorority, and remained an avid fan of the Rebels. Edith was a part-time fashion model often seen in local publications. Oscar and Edith were avid sports enthusiasts and the entire family rode horses. Following Oscar’s death, Edith joined the staff of U.S. Congressman John Duncan in the late 1960s where she remained for multiple terms before becoming the regional administrator for U.S. Sen. Bill Brock in a joint office shared with U.S. Sen. Howard Baker. She retired as a government employee from Oak Ridge National Labs at 65 and enjoyed her retirement to the fullest. She was extremely interested in history, politics and environmental affairs and never hesitated to express her opinion. In her spare time she volunteered for the Knoxville Chapter of the American Red Cross and was recently recognized for more than 30 years of service. Always a devoted golfer, she could be found playing up to 18 holes, three or four times a week at Cherokee Country Club, where over the years she was awarded numerous trophies. Active until her very last day, she was an enthusiastic lover of life and asked the attending emergency room physician: “If this will take long because I have a 9:40 a.m. tee-time.” She will be missed by many. Edith was preceded in death by her husband Oscar M. Tate Jr.; and her mother, Lillian Swayze Wells. Edith is survived by her children, Nancy Tate Hall of Aspen, Colo., Carolyn Senter Tate of Boulder, Colo., Allen Senter Tate and his wife, Susan Lee, of Knoxville; and her two grandsons, Chapin Ellis Hall and Tate Seaborn Hall of Kailua, Hawaii. Funeral service was Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Anne Sprouse and Nancy Hall officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Red Cross or the Nature Conservancy. The family received friends following the service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• PLUMMER, Cody Yvonne,
age 68, of Knoxville passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 18, 2007. Cody was an educator who taught high school English in Bowie, Md., and court reporting at Cypress College in Cypress, Calif. She was a member of the California Bar Association. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Suzanne Plummer; parents, Harold Nogle and Pauline Campbell; brother, Kia Nogle; step-mother and step-father, Beulah Nogle; step-sister, Nancy Brennan. Survivors: husband of 48 years, Michael Plummer; son, John Plummer; sister, Mitzi Fix, all of Knoxville; step-father, James Campbell of Saulsbury; step-granddaughter, Ashley Robeson of Knoxville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Keystone Adult Day Program, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934 is serving the Plummer family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• MITCHELL Sr. MD, Foy B.,
age 88, of Knoxville, departed this life Sept. 26, 2007, at NHC Farragut. He was a member of The Episcopal Church of The Ascension, Academy of Medicine, Tennessee Medical Association, Tennessee Pediatric Society and American Medical Association. Dr Mitchell served as chief of staff at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at The University of Tennessee. Dr. Mitchell was one of the pioneer teaching physicians of UT Medical Center Physicians Health Study since 1982. He is a veteran of World War II where he served as bombardier in the U.S. Air Force and flew in 55 combat missions in the southwest Pacific. He received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters. He retired in 1991 after 39 years of practice in pediatrics in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Winnie Mitchell; brothers, Rex Mitchell and Wheeler Mitchell; and one brother-in-law, Kenneth Mashbern. His survivors include his wife, Frances Mashbern Mitchell; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Dr. Steven Horton of Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Foy B Mitchell Jr. and Brenda of Athens and James Isaac Mitchell and Lisa of Fort Collins, Colo.; sister, Irene Gibson of Speedwell; seven grandchildren, Matthew Horton, Erin Schmitz, Emily Colvin, Isaac Mitchell, Alex Ann, Sara and Abigail Mitchell; brother-in-law, Herschel and Betty Mashbern of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Saturday at The Episcopal Church of The Ascension with the Rev. Howard J. Hess officiating. The family received friends following the service at the church. Private interment with Full Military Honors will be at Lake View Cemetery in Lenoir City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 800 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919 or East TN Children’s Hospital, 2018 clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemor-tuary.com

• JOHNSON, William David,
age 58, of Knoxville passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at St. Mary’s Hospital. David was of the Baptist faith. He was a devoted husband and father. David was preceded in death by his parents; and brother. Survivors: wife of 36 years, Patricia; sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Stephanie Johnson, David and Misti Johnson; grandchildren, Tiffany, Jacob and Caleb Johnson. The family received friends Sunday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends gathered Monday at Brookwalter Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Johnson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• PRICE, Joseph Henry Obie,
age 78, of Farragut passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Mr. Price was a member of the Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Price was owner of Armstrong Company Automotive Paint. He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Elma Price of Temple, Ga.; sister, Delores Lindsey of Atlanta, Ga. Survivors: Marjorie, wife of 54 years; children, Vicki and Ed Copeland of Cookeville, Joe Price, Allan and Karen Price, Brian and Lisa Price, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Ethan and Braden Copeland, Landon, Madison and Grayson Price and Jared, Jordan and Jacob Price. The family received friends Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends met Sunday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for Graveside services with the Rev. Larry Boyles officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995 or Gideons International, 4048 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Price family. www.clickfuneralhome.com.

• VANCE, Anna B.,
born on Dec. 5, 1916, in Knoxville, went home to the Father peacefully early Thursday morning, Sept. 27, 2007. Anna B. was a charter member and elder of New Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, receiving a bachelor’s degree in education in 1939. Anna B. was president of Phi Mu sorority her senior year of college and was still an active member in the sorority. She taught at Mynderse Elementary School and also worked as a teller at Federal Savings and Loan. She worked at UT for a total of 32 years in the treasurer’s office as a bookkeeper and as a supervisor. She was an avid bridge player, a devoted UT fan who loved to bake cookies and enjoyed spending valuable time with her dear friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Irene Beaman Vance; and her brother, Thomas Edgar Vance. Anna B. is survived by her nephew, Larry Vance and wife, Carol, of Franklin; nephew, Dr. James Vance and wife, Sidney, of North Palm Beach, Fla.; cousin, Dolly Richey and husband, Don, of Knoxville; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews; and her “special little family,” Angel, Jim, Jimmy, Kristi and Katie Kelly of Knoxville. Funeral service and a celebration of her life was held Sunday at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 5520 Ball Camp Road with Dr. Albert E. Pierson and the Rev. John Schultz officiating. Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Vance, Jim Vance, Jim Kelly, Jimmy Kelly, Don Richey and Eddie LeSueur. Memorials may be made to New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 5520 Ball Camp Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921 or Phi Mu Building, c/o University of Tennessee, Development Office, 600 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996. The family received friends Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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