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• VOLRATH, Darleen,
of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2008, at St. Mary’s Residential Hospice. She was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church and was active with the women in the church. Darleen was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her doll and Coca-Cola collections, interior home decorating, gardening, cooking and cake decorating, reading and sports. Darleen was preceded in death by her father, William Parks. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Louis R. “Ray” Volrath; children and spouses, Bill and Jane Boyd, Michael and Lisa Perdue and Jessica Volrath; step-children, Greg Volrath, Linda Parrish and husband, Steve; grandchildren, John Michael Boyd, Aubrey Leigh Boyd, Taylor Grace Perdue; mother, Evelyn Parks; brother, Gary Parks. The family received friends Sunday with a Celebration of Life to following in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Roy Zinn officiating. A private interment was held Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made in Darleen’s memory to St. Mary’s Residential Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Volrath family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• NOSS, Kathryn J.,
age 69, Knoxville, formerly of Scottdale, Pa., passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 20, 2008, at Hillcrest West Nursing Home. Kathryn was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Rodd Barckhoff; their children, John and Mary, all of Knoxville; as well as family in Pennsylvania. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Hillcrest West, Caris Health Care, as well as the Kay Center of Knoxville. Funeral services will be Thursday at Frank Kapr Funeral Home in Scottdale. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association of Knoxville in honor of Kathryn Noss. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Noss family.

• MILLER, Gloria Trent,
age 81, of West Knoxville, native of Jefferson County, daughter of the late Dyo and Alice Cook Trent, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at her home. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Concord. Gloria was past matron of Kingston Chapter No. 405 OES, past grand representative to Oregon, past grand instructor, District 36. She also was preceded in death by husband, John Cleo Miller; brothers, Charles “Sonny” Trent, Thomas “Tommy” Trent; sisters, Arkie Nipper and Rosetta Erickson. Gloria is survived by her loving family: daughter and son-in-law, Betty Jo and Gregory “Greg” Wayland of Knoxville; granddaughter, Angela Wayland of Greensboro, N.C.; sister, Gladys Wilkerson of Moshiem; brother and sister-in-law, McKinley “Coy” and Dot Trent of Bossier City, La.; sister-in-law, Anna Mary Bonds of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. The family and friends met Tuesday at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for a graveside service with Dr. Doug Sager officiating. The family requests memorials may to be made to: Cripple Children’s Hospital, Kerbela Temple, 315 Mimosa Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921. The family received friends Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com

• WILLSON, Catherine E.,
age 49, of Farragut expired Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Parkwest Medical Center. Catherine was of the Catholic faith. She loved her family and life. Catherine was an animal lover, who also loved helping people. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert B. Willson; grandparents, Robert F. and Nell Willson and Clyde and Mae Lawrence. Survivors: mother, Doris W. Henning, with whom she made her home; sisters, Joanna Henning-Johnson and husband Scott of Knoxville, Laura Hurst, Jane Henning and husband Jim Funk and Teresa Henning, all of Maryland; brother, Thomas Henning of Nevada; nephews, Jay, Hurley and Matthew; uncle and aunt, Ron and Carolyn Lawrence of Lenoir City; stepfather, David W. Henning of Arizona. The Family received friends Monday followed by a Celebration of Life in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Neumann Catholic Church Bldg. Fund, 625 Saint John Court, Farragut, TN 37934 or to Young Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Catherine Willson. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• LIVELY, Jerry,
God’s servant, went home to be with his Heavenly Father Saturday, Jan. 26. He leaves to celebrate his precious life, his wife of 29 years, Bette Lively; daughter, Traci Lively; aunt, Amy Thompson of Henderson, Ky.; brother-in-law, Bob (Peggy) Kuppers; sisters-in-law, Ginny Bruchi and Elsa (Tom) Keefer; numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. God gave Jerry a servant’s heart, which he used generously to share with friends and relatives his many talents: photography, computers, woodworking, gardening and reading. He was the “go to” guy — if you needed help, Jerry was the one to call. Jerry blessed all who came into contact with him. This very special servant of God will be sorely missed, but we celebrate with the angels that he is now with his Lord and Savior. Gone from our sight, but not from our hearts, he went willingly and will be missed by all that he touched. The family received friends Tuesday with a Celebration of Life following in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating. Family and friends gathered Wednesday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Lively family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DEAL, Frances Schoolfield,
age 96, of Knoxville, formerly of Greensboro, N.C., went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Knoxville since moving here in 1981. Frances, known as Meme by her grandchildren, was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was an animal lover and avid gardener with a true “green thumb.” Frances, a small, spunky lady, will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus Deal; and her parents. Frances is survived by her two children and their spouses, Martha and Doug Johnson, Henry and JoAnn Deal; five grandchildren and their spouses, Caroline J. and Shaun Gleason, Joel and Louise Cox, Amy and Ken Millsaps, Gardner and Rebekah Deal and Andrew and Paula Deal; 11 great-grandchildren, Palmer, Paige, Jake, Jack, Katie, Sam, Hunter, Chloe, Oliver, Morgan and Laci. The family wishes to express their appreciation to Betty Upchurch and special caregivers, Golda Parton and Valerie Casteel. The family received friends Monday with a Celebration of Life Service following in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with her pastor, the Rev. Mike Jackson, officiating. Private graveside services and interment was held Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Deal family.www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DANTZLER, Rachel Shelton,
age 89, of West Knoxville, daughter of the late Troy and Saloan Hennis Shelton of Stokes County, N.C., and formerly of Franklin Springs, Ga., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. She was a member of Franklin Springs Pentecostal Church and retired operator for Southern Bell. Rachel was also preceded in death by husband of 52 years, Kenneth A. Dantzler. She is survived by her loving and devoted family: daughters and son-in-law, Barbara and Bob Spence, Leta Dantzler, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Kim Fuller, Kelly Jones and husband Steve, Kenny Spence and wife Sandy; great-grandchildren, Rob Jones, Sydney Jones, Robby Fuller, DJ Spence and Abby Spence; brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Nancy Shelton of Walnut Cove, N.C., Chester and Sandra Shelton of Westfield, N.C.; sister, Dura Carter of Wilmington, N.C.; several nieces and nephews. A private graveside service was held at Franklin Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials may be made to: Knox Area Rescue Ministries, 418 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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