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• PROCTOR, Matthew Edward “Matt,”
age 28, of Farragut passed away Friday, May 13, 2011. Matt was a student at Pellissippi State Community College. He enjoyed scuba diving, socializing with friends and driving his BMW convertible. Matt is survived by his parents, Alan and Elaine Proctor; brother, Michael Proctor, his fiancée, Autumn and their son, Liam; sister, Erica Wilson her husband, Kenneth and their sons; aunt, Phyllis Martin and husband, Tom. A Celebration of Life was Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, with the Rev. Carol Westpfahl officiating.

• YOUNG, Fredia Pauline,
age 74, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. She was faithful member of Hillside Baptist Church. Fredia was a devoted wife, loving mother and precious friend to everyone she met. Proceded in death by parents, Wilbur and Vernia Maples. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Ralph Young; son, Gary Price; daughters, Pam Smith and husband, Jim, and Paula Flanagan; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Neil Maples; aunt, Ruby Webb; nephew, Tommy Webb. Graveside service was Friday at Highland Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Terry Richards officiating.

• WHITE, William Earl,
age 86, of Knoxville, died May 3, 2011. Earl served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a staff sergeant and torpedo specialist during World War II. After the war, he graduated from Oberlin College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics and math and worked at Oak Ridge, specializing in nuclear shielding. He later went back to school at Georgia Tech and earned bachelor degrees in engineering and architecture. After a brief stint as an architect in Dallas, he returned to his hometown Knoxville and opened his own architectural firm. Earl is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruth White; three children, Jonathan White (Beth), Karen Moore Tom) and David White; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Earl’s family will gather privately this summer to bury the cremains. In lieu of flowers, anyone who wishes can make a donation to: Erin Presbyterian Church memorial fund in Bearden. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• GUINN, Loness,
87, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Shannondale Health Center. He was a member of Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church. Loness served in Europe in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from ORNL. Preceded in death by parents, G.S. and Maye Guinn; and brothers, Henry, Frank, James, Ralph and Ray. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Guinn; sister, Gladys Houser; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Karen Guinn; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Francisco Abbatemarco; three grandchildren. Graveside service was Saturday at Sherwood Gardens with the Rev. Catherine Nance officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to: Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church, 7753 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931. Online condolences at

• DUNBAR Sr., Ralph Richard,
age 91, of Kansas City, Mo., and formerly of Centralia, Mo., passed away May 12, 2011, in Knoxville. He was born May 2, 1920, in Milford, Ohio, the son of Lelia Evelyn Armacost and Frank Maxwell Dunbar, who preceded him in death. He graduated from Paseo High School in Kansas City. During World War II, Ralph served in the U.S. Navy. In 1943, he was stationed on the aircraft carrier Tankis Bay, where he served as a machinist and his battle station was a gun operator. After the war, he was a long-distance truck driver, auto body and paint repairman, farmer and always a Democrat. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and loved his yearly gardens. He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Paul, Jack and Robert “Bob” Dunbar. He was married to Juanita Stalcup Dunbar from 1938 until 1945. He later married Alberta Mae Drake Dunbar Oct. 18, 1947, and they made their home in Kansas City. Ralph is survived by his sons, Albert Green Zachary Dunbar, Ralph Richard Dunbar Jr. and wife, Marlene; daughters, Linda Ann Dunbar Dunlevie and husband, Mal, Kathy Dunbar Lafferty and husband, Gary; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren. Family and friends will gather Friday, May 20 at Fenton Funeral Chapel in Centralia. Interment will follow in Red Top Christian Church Cemetery Hallsville, Mo. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Dunbar family.

• RIPLEY, Kyle Newton,
age 85, of Loudon passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Parkwest Medical Center. Kyle was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ripley; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Nick Jeffreys and Pam and Jim Bryant. Funeral service was Thursday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Brent Hall and John Ripley officiating. Graveside service was Thursday at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Ripley family.

• DOUGLAS, Aaron,
age 21, of Maryville, passed away suddenly May 12, 2011. Aaron was an amazing son, brother and friend. He is the son of David Douglas and Karla Horton Douglas and big brother to Ashley. Aaron was a highly sought after tight end and played at The University of Tennessee, Arizona Western College and currently was slated to play at the University of Alabama. A Celebration of Life was Sunday, May 15, at Cokesbury United Methodist Church. All of Aaron’s teammates, past and present, served as honorary pallbearers. Memorials may be made to: Cokesbury United Methodist Church for the Children’s Center or Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Douglas family.

• WORTHINGTON Jr., N.E. “Gene,”
died May 2, 2011. A 1962 graduate of Hiwassee College, a 1964 (Bachelor of Science) and a 1968 (Juris Doctor) graduate of The University of Tennessee. He practiced law in Madisonville until his death. Gene served as a member of the House of Delegates for the Tennessee Bar Association for a number of years, as well as a hearing examiner for the Board of Professional Responsibility. He was honorably discharged as a first lieutenant from the U.S. Army Reserve. Gene was a former deacon of Madisonville Presbyterian Church and was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church. Gene was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Tellico Masonic Lodge No. 80 F&AM. He was preceded in death by parents, N.E. Worthington Sr. and Julia Smith Worthington. Gene is survived by his wife, Jeanie Sheets Worthington; sons, Greg Eugene Worthington and wife, Lorraine Lupo, Mark Sheets Worthington and wife, Susan Sexton; three grandchildren. A Celebration of Life was Thursday in Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Dr. G. Steven Sallee officiating. Graveside service was Friday at Sunset Cemetery in Madisonville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Southern Poverty Law Center. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Worthington family.

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