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• PATEL, Gordhanbhai J.,
age 64, of Knoxville passed away suddenly, Dec. 24, 2007. He was an avid gardener, loved children and had a very active life. Gordhanbhai is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sushila Patel; son, Taral Patel of Chicago, Ill.; daughter and son-in-law, Parul and Raj Narayani of Knoxville; grandchildren, Nikita and Kaden Narayani. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Share and Care Foundation, 676 Winters Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Patel family.

• LEE, James Edward II,
age 46, of Knoxville, native of Paris, died suddenly Thursday Jan. 10, 2008, at his home. He was a member of Blount Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Todd Lee. He is survived by his loving family: wife, Yvonne “Liz” May Lee of Knoxville; daughter, Kelli Lee of Paris; step-daughter, Amber May of Knoxville; father, Jim Lee of Paris; sister and brother-in-law, Sarah Camille “Millie” and Marvin Smith; half-sister, Laura Freeland; half-brother, George Freeland, all of Paris; father-in-law, Leon May; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Martin “Marty” and Debbie May, all of Knoxville, Rocky May of Clinton; sister-in-law, Violet McCullough of Jellico; several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service was Sunday at Blount Baptist Church with Pastor Joe Lewis officiating. The family received friends at the church following the service. The family requests memorials may be made to: Blount Baptist Church, 137 Wrinkle Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• KALCEVIC, Marjorie,
of Farragut, formerly of Omaha, Neb., Anvil Points, Colo., and Midland, Mich., passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, 2008. Marjorie was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She was a woman of deep faith that inspired the care she provided to family, loved ones and anyone in need as well as her many volunteer activities in scouting, religious education, politics, welcoming organizations and in caring for the sick and elderly. Marjorie celebrated her Irish heritage and was dedicated to her pets, stray animals and her gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Victor Kalcevic. Survivors: children, Dan Kalcevic and wife, Hildegard, of Germany, Tim Kalcevic and wife, Sue Kalcevic, of Gurnee, Ill., Debb Kalcevic and Chris Kalcevic both of Washington, D.C.; grandchildren, Jennifer and Helen Kalcevic; brother and sister-in-law, George and Eleanor Golden of Omaha; sister and brother-in-law, Teresa and Pat Cavanaugh of Omaha; brother-in-law, Ed Cutright of Denver, Colo. The family received friends Sunday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a prayer service. A funeral mass was celebrated Monday, Jan. 14, at Sacred Heart Cathedral with the Rev. John Dowling celebrant. Interment followed in Pleasant Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, East Tennessee Chapter, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Suite H-102, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Kalcevic family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• RAMSEY, Ruby Lynch,
age 89, daughter of the late Walter and Addie Rogers Lynch, passed away after a lengthy illness Monday morning, Jan. 7, 2008, at her South Knoxville home. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church. Ruby was a former member of Timberlake Garden Club. She loved playing bridge, entertaining, traveling, playing golf and the Smoky Mountains. She was a joy to be around and her beautiful smile will be missed by many who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mansell Ramsey; brothers, Oris, Boyd, Bob and Roger; sisters, Gladys, Wilma and Vivian. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Dick Warren; daughter, Betsy Jane Ramsey and Stan Hall; granddaughters, Wendy and VandyGayle Warren; sisters, Myrtle and Bernice; brother, John and special friend from Florida, Wilma Howard. The family would like to give a special thanks: Dr. Randolph M. Lowry; Covenant Hospice staff, Pat, Ken, Tabitha, Ernie and Glenda; Tender Hearts for its support; and two very special friends/caregivers, Wanda Bird and Dawn Fost. Family and friends met Thursday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a graveside service. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Portland Building, Suite 102, Knoxville, TN 37919 or to the American Cancer Society, East Region Office, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville TN 37909. The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• GRAY, Cheryl Robyn,
age 47, of Knoxville, died unexpectedly, Jan. 6, 2008. Robyn was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her father, the Rev. William Boyd Pinkston. She is survived by her husband, Darryl A. Gray; daughter and son-in-law, Candice Shinpaugh and Jeremy Kennedy; grandchildren, Victoria, Marissa and Lilly Kennedy; mother, Billie June Pinkston; sisters, Temple Willis and husband, Paul, and Rhonda Mason; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Willis, Jessica Putbrese, Bill Pinkston, Wendy Scarboro and Joey Puntbrose; great-nieces and nephews, Casey Quinton, Breann Lonas, Krista, Joseph and Jeremiah Putbrese and Houston Collier; mother-in-law, Barbara Pratt. Funeral service was Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. David Cloud officiating. Family and friends met Thursday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for an interment service. Pallbearers: Paul Willis, William Pinkston Corner, Jeremy Kennedy, Joey Putbrese, Tim Crager and Michael Roberson. The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• OWENS Jr., Compton Cleophas “Sarge,”
age 72, of Knoxville, formerly of Morgan County, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Sarge was owner of Karns TV. He was retired from the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander after 20 years of service. Sarge is survived by his “life” of 36 years, Gail Owens; sons, Compton Owens III of Alabama, Scott Owens of Texas; daughters, Lynn Love of Alabama, Beth Scarbrough of Soddy Daisy, Jill Goodpasture and Hope Owens, both of Knoxville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Sylvia Heath of Knoxville, Audrey Moebius and Verlene Spivey both of New York; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, followed by funeral services in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Jim Geyer officiating. Full military honors were conferred by the U.S. Navy. A private graveside service will be held at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery in Oakdale. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital Lexington, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Owens family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• MAERTZWEILER, Paul,
age 86, of West Knoxville, native of Milwaukee, Wis., son of the late Tony and Rosi Kondrat Maertzweiler, the youngest of six children of immigrant parents from Austria, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008 at Baptist Hospital West. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Paul was a longtime resident of Scarsdale, N.Y., before coming to Knoxville in 1977. He was a graduate of Lawrence University and The American Graduate School of International Management. Paul was a veteran of World War II, serving as first sergeant in the 89th Infantry Division in Europe where he received the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge. He spent his entire business career in the mining and construction equipment industry. In 1967, he joined Joy Manufacturing Company, retiring in 1983 as Southeast Regional Manager of the mining and construction group. Paul, who enjoyed golf, was past president of the Fox Den Country Club and for the last several years had been an avid member of the Eagles Senior Golf Club. He also was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Kathryn Mar Elia Maertzweiler; brothers, Joe and Tony; sisters, Rae, Rose and Ann. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Maertzweiler, a writer in Los Angeles, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was Friday at Concord United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brent Hall and the Rev. Catherine Nance officiating. In lieu of flower, memorials may be made to: Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive, Farragut, TN 37934. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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