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• ELLISON, Josephine “Jo,”
age 91, of Middletown, N.Y., passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 4, 2008, at Hillcrest West Nursing Home in Knoxville. Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ellison; grandsons, Edward William Halcott and Scott Alan Halcott. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Marie Schauerte of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Harvey T. Halcott of Knoxville, Alice Louise Nelson and Loraina Jean Stokes, both of St. Petersburg; great-grandchildren, Erin Josephine and Harvey Edward Halcott, Lori Bieneke, George and Edward Schauerte, Lelia Stokes; great-great-grandchildren, Christopher William Bieneke, Jordan Schauerte and Allison Faye Schauerte. A memorial service was held Sunday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Matthew Dutton-Gillett officiating. The family of Jo Ellison would like to extend its heart-felt thanks to her caregivers at Hillcrest West Nursing Home. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Josephine Ellison. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• EISENACHER, Howard Leonard,
of Farragut, a native of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2008, after a long battle with prostate cancer. Mr. Eisenacher was a member of First Baptist, Concord. He worked for more than 30 years in the railroad industry from which he retired. A veteran of World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps, First Marine Division, Mr. Eisenacher served in Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, New Britain and Peleliu in the Palaus. Mr. Eisenacher’s hobby was woodworking and he spent many hours in his workshop. For several years while living in Mobile, Ala., he built porch swings, flowerpots and bird houses, selling them as fast as he could make them. Upon returning to Tennessee in 1999 he got involved in making small replicas of the Old Knoxville Transit Line trolleys, as well as more bird houses. He enjoyed giving trolleys and birdhouses to friends. Mr. Eisenacher was preceded in death by his parents, Harold H. and Ann P. Eisenacher; a baby sister, Naomi Jewel Eisenacher; and two brothers, Arnold and Paul. He is survived by Faye Heck Eisenacher, his wife of almost 60 years; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins in Tennessee and Pennsylvania. The family received friends Wednesday followed by funeral services at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating. Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 5901 Lyons View Pike, with full military honors conferred by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Eisenacher family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Eisenacher family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• MIXON, Baine Alexander,
age 3 1/2 months, of Knoxville, died suddenly Jan. 1, 2008, at his home. He is survived by his parents, Sabata and Abigail Duncan Mixon; sister, Maya Madison Tajen; maternal grandparents, Amy and Richard Duncan, all of Knoxville; paternal grandparents, Tom and Wanda Snyder of Maynardville; maternal great-grandfather, Monroe Adams of Knoxville, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service was Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Monsignor Xavier Mankel, the Rev. Ragan Schriver and Rev. Mike Vandergriff officiating. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family received friends Friday with a Rosary to follow at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• MARLEY, Fern Hartman Keys,
age 76, of Knoxville, native of Washington County, daughter of the late Dewey and Dorris Ferguson Hartman, passed away suddenly Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. She was a member of Valley View United Methodist Church, Jonesboro. Fern was preceded in death by husband, D. Louis Marley; son, Mark Alan Keys; step-daughter, Dottie Marley Hobbs; brother, J.B. Hartman. Fern, who was a loving mother and devoted friend to all, will be missed by: daughters and son-in-law, Linda Keys Hope and husband, Sam, Kim Keys Lay and husband, Chris; step-daughter, Sandra Marley Glover; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Jean Hartman, Carol Clowers, Nancy Newhouse and Pat Marley; nephew, Jimmy Hartman; nieces, Cathy Clark and husband, Roger, Barbara White and husband, Harold, Daphne Moody and husband, Keith, Libby Grindstaff and husband, David, Shelia Carter and husband, Glen, and Sheri Butterworth; and a host of special, special friends, who were very dear to her. A funeral service was Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Kern Spangler officiating. The family and friends met Wednesday at Edgewood Cemetery for an interment service. The family received friends Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• FU, Chia-Yao “Peter,”
age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008. Chia-Yao was retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a research physicist. Chia-Yao was active in sports and was a Tai Chi teacher. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Serena Fu; sons, I-Kong Fu and his wife, Caroline, and their sons, Negan and Tegus of North Carolina, I-Bing Fu and his wife, Amber, and their son, Jaden of Knoxville; brother, Frank; two sisters, all of New Jersey; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Sunday followed by A Celebration of Life in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Fu family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• CURRIE, John H.,
age 91, of Knoxville, formerly of Leesburg, Fla., went to be with the Lord Thursday morning, Jan. 3, 2008. John was a commercial artist and painter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Veronica. He is survived by his children, Veronica Philipp and her husband, George, and John Currie and his wife, Ramona; grandchildren, Michael and Elizabeth; great-grandchildren, Logan, Aiden and Andrew. A mass was celebrated Saturday at All Saints Catholic Church, 620 North Cedar Bluff Road, with the Rev. Augustine Idra, A.J. celebrant. Interment followed at the Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, served the Currie family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• OBERHOLTZER, Howard,
age 84, of Knoxville, died peacefully early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2008. He was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church and a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor Oberholtzer; son, Howard Oberholtzer Jr.; daughters and son-in-law, Edith Creek, Mary and Patrick Gray and Nancy Oberholtzer; four granddaughters, Tracy, Wendy, Kelly and Christine; and very special caregiver, Maggie. Family and friends met Tuesday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service with the Rev. William J. Fowler and the Rev. Cabel W. Trent officiating. Friends could call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com



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