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• WEAVER Jr., David L.,
age 43, of Knoxville suddenly passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2008. David was preceded in death by his father, David L. Weaver Sr. He is survived by his son, Jake Weaver; mother, Barbara Pegram Weaver; brother and sister-in-law, Michael S. and Patty Weaver of Lenoir City; grandmother, Celia “Peggy” Luttrell of Knoxville; favorite uncle, Charles F. Weaver Jr. and wife, Brenda; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family received friends Friday followed by funeral services at Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. Family and friends gathered Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 400 Everett Road, Farragut, TN 37934.

• TAYMAN Jr., James H.,
passed away peacefully Sunday morning, June 29, 2008, at his West Knoxville home. Born Nov. 28, 1922, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late James and Ruth Cherry Tayman Jr. Mr. Tayman received his engineering degree from Catholic University in Washington and then graduated from George Washington College of Law in Washington. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired a Naval officer who during his career worked processing uranium for the Manhattan Project. Mr. Tayman then spent 30 years with the U.S. Department of Commerce as a patent inspector. He and his wife moved to Knoxville in 1989 to care for his mother and a sister, Marilyn Houston, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Margaret Wilson Tayman; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth T. and Judge Frederick D. McDonald of Knoxville; nieces and nephews, Marilyn Rowlett and husband, Morris, Thomas D. McDonald, Roderick A. Houston, Laura Beth Tesky and husband, Steven; and grandniece and nephew, Chesley Marie Rowlett and Robert A. Rowlett. The family received friends Tuesday followed by a funeral service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Interment was Thursday in Oakwood Cemetery in Falls Church, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 4450 Walker Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37917-1523. www.rosemortuary.com

• STANSELL, Timothy Carroll,
age 54, went to be with the Lord Monday morning, June 23, 2008, after a valiant fight with cancer. Tim was a son, husband, father and friend to all. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Concord. Formerly of Athens, he was preceded in death by his father, Winston Stansell; and grandparents, T.J. and Mamie Stansell, Ransom and Beulah Wade. His survivors include his wife of 33 years, Mary Jane Stansell; children, Mathew Wade Stansell and Meghan Mana Stansell; mother, Kathlyn Stansell of Athens; brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Beverly Stansell of Athens; as well as several nieces, nephews, loving friends and co-workers. A celebration of Tim’s life was Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Steve Peek and Chaplain Ronald Russell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael T. Blass Glioblastoma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 2020, New York, NY 10159 (MTGFound-ation.org). The family received friends Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemort-uary.com

• LONGMIRE, Frances Horton,
age 92, of Knoxville, formerly of Humboldt, passed away Saturday evening, June 21, 2008, in Knoxville. Frances was a longtime member of Antioch Baptist Church in Humboldt. While in Knoxville, she had attended First Baptist Church, Concord. She retired from Rockwell International in 1978. Frances was an avid gardener, loved to grow violets, crochet, sew and scrapbook. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wilburn Longmire; parents, Grover Cleveland Horton and Molly Elizabeth Gregory Horton; sisters, Dorothy Rockensuess, Daisy Anderson, Ella Miller and Mary McCleary. Frances is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Travis Burke of Knoxville; grandchildren, Bridget Brown and husband, Chad of Ringgold, Ga., Meredith Tilson and husband Justin of Knoxville, Ashley Burke and fiancée, Dwight Ragland of Murfreesboro, Kim Flynn and husband Mark of Dallas, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Landon, Drew, Noah, Joel, David and Carleigh; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Monday followed by funeral services with the Rev. Bob Schultz officiating. Family and friends gathered Tuesday at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Humboldt for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 425 Antioch Road, Humboldt, TN 38343.

• JONES Jr., Ross Seabron,
age 85, of Farragut, formerly of Kingston, passed away Saturday evening, June 28, 2008, at Parkwest Medical Center. Ross was a member of Kingston United Methodist Church. He was retired from ORNL as a general supervisor in the fabrication department after 39 years service. He was involved with the development of the equipment used on the moon in the Apollo Mission. Ross was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Union Masonic Lodge No. 38 F&AM and a 32nd degree Mason. Ross was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucy Ellis Jones; parents, Ross and Lucille Jones; brother, Dr. Earl M. Jones. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ethel Nicely Jones; children, Tom Jones and wife, Brenda, of Dallas, Texas, Larry A. Jones of Kingston, Chris Creswell and husband, Bob, of Kingston, Carol Formosa and husband, Charles, of Nashville, Linda Floyd and husband, Eddie, of Corryton, Greg Jernigan and wife, Cheryl, of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Tommy Jones and wife, Beth Anne, Wade Creswell and wife, Juanita, Stephanie McCoy and husband, Lynn, Lucy Endicott and husband, Shane, Allison Pickell and husband, Elik, Davy Floyd and wife, Laura, Callie and Sally Jernigan; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Robert L. Jones and wife, Mary Lou, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Tuesday. Family and friends gathered Wednesday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for graveside services with full military honors conferred by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lucy Ellis Jones Endowment at Roane State Community College, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, TN 37748.

• HANDLER, Elizabeth David,
age 87, of Knoxville, died Wednesday morning, June 25, 2008. She grew up in Romania and Hungary and during her 63 years of marriage, she also lived in Czechoslovakia before fleeing Nazi Europe for Cuba and then reaching the United States to live in Bridgeport, Conn., and for 26 years, in Forest Hills, N.Y. An avid gardener, chef and reader, Mrs. Handler was an accomplished dress designer and seamstress. In her late 60s, she also began oil painting. She is survived by her husband, Henry; son, Mike D. Handler of Bethel, Conn.; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Cheryl Handler of Knoxville; grandsons, Timothy, Robert and Stephen; and two sisters, Julie Fischer of Connecticut and Anna of Hungary. Funeral service was Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rabbi Beth Schwartz officiating. Interment followed in New Jewish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com



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