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• WEST, Barbara Ann,
passed away Thursday; June 2, 2011, after losing a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born in Osmond, Neb., Sept. 12, 1933. Her family moved to Creighton, Neb., where she graduated from high school. As a senior, she was awarded the Regents Scholarship, achieving one of the highest ranks in the statewide University Regents examination. She attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, graduating in 1954 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education, majoring in social studies with a minor in English. Barbara lived in California for many years, moving to Knoxville in 2002. She has been a devoted member of P.E.O. for more than 50 years, a Philanthropic Educational Organi-zation that helps women achieve their highest aspirations. Barbara was blessed with a tremendous artistic talent. She utilized this talent to touch and inspire the lives of many. She was very active in the communities where she lived. She was a founding member and first president of the Pastel Society of San Diego. She established and directed an art group in her home in Tennessee. She served as the director of Campfire Girls, was active in her church, and was a member of MENSA for many years. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Edward Loyd West; mother, Theo Lewis West; brother, Loyd Lewis West; sisters, Mary LaVonne Fudge and Ruth Theo Elverson; A niece and a nephew. She is survived by cousins, nieces, nephew, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and many dear friends and loved ones. Funeral services were Monday at Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: National Parkinson Foundation: Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 22741-5018. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Barbara West. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DALTON, Senior Airman Andrew Scott,
age 21, lost his life while on active duty Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2011. Andrew was born in Ravenna, Ohio, Aug. 8, 1989, the son of Nathan A. and Kim H. “Penney” Dalton. Andrew graduated from Aurora High School in 2007. While attending Aurora High School, he was drum major with the marching band. Following his enlistment in the U.S. Air Force in 2007, he served his country in Iraq. He had an exemplary record in the Air Force and had been commended by all of his commanding officers. Andrew enjoyed music, working with computers as a hobby, was a cooking enthusiast and loved spending special times with his nephews, nieces, and Tennessee cousins. Survivors include his father, Nathan Dalton; his mother, Kim Dalton; brothers, Richard Dalton, Eric (Amie) Dalton, Evan (Felicia) Dalton; sister, Erin (Joe) Kovarik; grandmother, Mary Ann Dalton; uncles, Sam Dalton and Jeff Dalton; aunts, Susanne (Bill) Dupes, Terrie Dalton, Karen (Mark) Priode, and Kimberly (Stuart Gage) Dalton; five cousins; many loving family members in Ohio. Andrew was preceded in death by his infant brother, Patrick; his grandfather, Sam Dalton; and his grandparents, Nancy and Robert Penney. A Celebration of Life was Friday at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City . In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City, served the Dalton family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• NELSON, Nathan “Nate” Ray,
51, of Farragut, passed away Sunday June 5, 2011, at Mercy Residential Hospice, Knoxville. Born Sept. 18, 1959, in Erwin, to Lawrence V. Nelson and Mary V. Nelson, he was raised in Indiana, graduated from Zionsville High School and attended Indiana University and Purdue University, Indianapolis. Nate was employed by Temple-Inland for 25 years with promotional relocations to Seymour and Elizabethton, with a final promotional move to Farragut. Nate also was a sales executive for Inland Container, International Paper and Wurzburg, He enjoyed boating, motocross sports and flying model airplanes. Even after moving to Tennessee, Nate was still a loyal fan of the Indianapolis Colts. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary V. Nelson. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Karen Ottinger Nelson; son, Tony; daughter, Krista; father, Lawrence; siblings, George (Joyce) Nelson, Cynthia Nelson Kelly and William (Kim) Nelson; a nephew, two nieces and a great-niece. A Celebration of Life was Saturday in Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Chaplain Thomas J. Rayford officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Covenant Hospice, 3001 Lake Brook Blvd., Suite 101, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Nelson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DYER, James “Jimmy” Edward,
age 65, of Knoxville, formerly of Wartburg, passed away June 6, 2011. Jimmy was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after more than 20 years of service. He was an avid outdoorsman. Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Mildred Terry Dyer; sister, Barbara Dyer Hall. He is survived by his daughter, son; two grandchildren, three brothers and one sister. Family and friends gathered Monday, June 13, at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery for graveside services with full military honors conferred by the East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Dyer family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• HOLMES, Jackson Mark,
8-month-old son of Sarah McPherson and Justin Holmes, passed away Tuesday Morning, June 7, 2011, at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Jackson was preceded in death by his grandfather, Mark McPherson. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Luanne McPherson, Boe Holmes and Mike Holmes; great-grandparents, Dorothy Forester, Paul Forester and Carolyn Standifer; several aunts and uncles. A Celebration of Life was Friday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Father G. Patrick Garrity officiating. Family and friends gathered Saturday at Lake View Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Mended Little Hearts, www.mendedlittlehearts.net or to Ronald McDonald House, www.rmhc.org. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Jackson Holmes. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• SENTER, William Robert “Bob,”
age 91, of Knoxville, born in Little Rock, Ark., March 10, 1920, passed away June 7, 2011. Mr. Senter graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law Class of 1942. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and fought in World War II. He was a federal employee and retired as Assistant deputy director of the Defense Supply Agency in Alexandria, Va., after 34 years of service. Mr. Senter loved traveling throughout the United States and overseas and always experienced the awe and wonder of beautiful and interesting places no matter how many times he saw them. He showed his daughters the world from the time they were little. He was a loving and devoted father who was always proud of his three girls and was a man who never failed to “step up to the plate” whenever he was needed. He spent his last four years at Heritage Assisted Living in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his sister, Greta Sanders; and his beloved grandson, Michael. Mr. Senter spent much of his time with Michael, who was his first grandchild. Michael’s death was a sad and tragic loss for Mr. Senter. Michael sure loved his granddaddy. He is survived by his three daughters, Susan Senter Phillips and her husband, Steve, Melissa Senter Shine and her husband, Barry and Ellen Senter Denny; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; ex-wife, Bette Senter; brother, Blake Senter; special niece; special cousins. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Children’s Cancer Fund, Children’s Medical Center, 2777 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75207. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Senter family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• HUMPHREY, Alvin Ray,
62, of Knoxville passed away Tuesday morning, June 7, 2011. Alvin was a shipping and receiving manager at Rodgers Cadillac for 36 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Alvin is survived by his daughters, Hope Humphrey and April Gonzalez; three granddaughters; mother of children, Brenda Freudenberger; five brothers, three sisters, several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Thursday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Richard Young officiating. Graveside service with Full Military Honors conferred by East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard was Friday. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Humphrey family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• LORIMER, Miriam (Lund),
age 92, of Knoxville, died peacefully at home June 4, 2011, surrounded by family. She was born in Escanaba, Mich., and is survived by Bernard, her husband of 69 years. She was the devoted mother of three children, Ann, Bill and Lisa, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mim and Barney lived 40 years in Midland, Mich., before moving to Knoxville in 1986. Together they enjoyed world travel. A gifted musician, she participated in productions of the Midland Center for the Arts, and served as director of Trinity Lutheran Church choir for more than a decade. She was a partner in Findings Art and Antiques. A memorial service will be held at noon, Saturday, June 25, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 6900 Kingston Pike. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Messiah Lutheran or World Vision. Click Funeral Home Hardin Valley Chapel is serving the Lorimer family. www.clickfuneralhome.com



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