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• MILLER, Lillian Patricia “Pat” Baer, age 72,
of Knoxville, passed on Sunday Sept. 25, 2011, of complications from multiple sclerosis. She was born to the late Clyde and Allie Baer in Lynch, Ky., April 27, 1939. Her family moved to Oak Ridge where she graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1957. She received a Batchelor of Science degree in elementary education from The University of Tennessee in 1960. The same year she married Bill Miller in a unique double wedding ceremony shared with her sister. Pat went on to teach elementary school in Knoxville for many years. She was warm and caring with everyone she met. A long-time member of Second Presbyterian Church, she always kept a positive outlook on life. Pat loved cooking, music and traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Juanita Collins; brothers, Clyde Jr., and Jack Baer; and her beloved son, Bill “Buddy” Miller. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, William A. Miller Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Alice and Miller Callaway; two grandchildren; sister-in-law, Eva Miller; two nieces; two nephews; sister-in-law, Bernice Baer. Graveside service was Friday at Oak Ridge Memorial Gardens, a memorial service honoring Pat’s life at Second Presbyterian Church followed with the Rev. Bryan Wilson officiating. Memorial donations may be sent to: The National MS Society or Second Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• LOVELACE Sr., Carl S., age 69,
of Knoxville passed away Monday morning, Oct. 3, 2011 at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Carl was a member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a business owner and operated Lovelace Auto Service for more than 25 years at Lovell Road. He was a former member of Knoxville Democratic Party and Farragut Jaycees. Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Stacy and Viola Shinpaugh Lovelace. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jurl Bowman Lovelace; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Wanda Lovelace; daughter, Robin Ann Lovelace; two grandchildren. Funeral service was Wednesday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Mark Allison officiating. Graveside service and entombment was Thursday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Juvenile Diabetes Association, The University of Tennessee Medical Center or to a charity of your choice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Lovelace family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• RYNES, Kenneth “Ken” Anthony, age 87,
of Knoxville, formerly of Madison, Wis., entered into eternal life peacefully following a courageous journey with pancreatic cancer Thursday morning, Oct. 6, 2011. Ken was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and was a former member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madison. He was retired from the Milwaukee Road Railroad. Ken was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Elks Club and the VFW. Ken exemplified what it means to be “One of the Greatest Generations.” He was compassionate, giving, modest and humble never seeking recognition for all that he did for others. A true man of honesty and integrity. He was grateful and touched by people he donned as “earth angels” who prayed and supported him and his family during the past several months. Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Kerr Rynes; parents, Albert and Lucinda Haney Rynes; brothers, Lavere and Norman Rynes. He is survived by his children, Janice Robbins and husband, Greg, John Rynes and Patti, Jeffrey Rynes, Jocelyn Brodd and husband, Mark; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Shirley Rynes; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, with a recitation of the Rosary to follow at 3 p.m. at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 31, at St John Neumann Catholic Church with Father Michael Woods celebrant. Interment will follow in the Lake View Cemetery, Lenoir City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: HonorAir Knoxville and/or UT Cancer Institute. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Rynes family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• LAWSON, Ann W., age 91,
of Lenoir City passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2011. Ann was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Ann was a registered nurse for more than 50 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Hazel Akers Wright; brothers, C. B. and Patrick Wright; sisters, Betty Hill, Polly Lavender and Nancy Day. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jack Lawson Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, Jack Lawson III and Mary Lawson; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister and brothers-in-law, Jean and Don Smith, Bob Lavender and Jay Day; numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Saturday, Oct. 1, in Click Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kim Isley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Lawson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• HENDERSON, Gary W., age 62,
of Lenoir City passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 4, 2011. Gary was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather (Peepaw). He was a Vietnam War veteran serving in the U.S. Army. Gary was a Purple Heart recipient and member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa Henderson. Gary is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cheri Henderson; daughters, Jennifer Garst; son, Robert Lee Henderson; daughter and son-law, Brandi and Jeremy McLean; two granddaughters; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Linda Henderson; sister, Faye Storey; several nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services was Sunday in Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lenoir City. Memorials may be made to: Disabled American Veterans Chapter 24, 2600 Holbrook Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Henderson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• BEELER, Curtis “Curt” Lee, age 86,
of Louisville, formerly of Knoxville passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 1, 2011, at his home. Curt was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He love to restore cars and airplanes and was an accomplished metal worker. Curt was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Minnie Runyon Beeler; grandson, Brandon Vincent Lefferts. He is survived by his children, Ann Beeler, Deborah Hoag and husband, David, Michael Ray Beeler, Robert Curtis Beeler, Cyndia Susan Heuston and husband Tom Walsh; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; sister, Mildred Schultz; brother, Raymond A. Beeler Jr.; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service was Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery with full military honors conferred by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Beeler family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• RYNES, Kenneth “Ken” Anthony, age 87,
of Knoxville, formerly of Madison, Wis., entered into eternal life peacefully following a courageous journey with pancreatic cancer Thursday morning, Oct. 6, 2011. Ken was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and was a former member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madison. He was retired from the Milwaukee Road Railroad. Ken was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Elks Club and the VFW. Ken exemplified what it means to be “One of the Greatest Generations.” He was compassionate, giving, modest and humble never seeking recognition for all that he did for others. A true man of honesty and integrity. He was grateful and touched by people he donned as “earth angels” who prayed and supported him and his family during the past several months. Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Kerr Rynes; parents, Albert and Lucinda Haney Rynes; brothers, Lavere and Norman Rynes. He is survived by his children, Janice Robbins and husband, Greg, John Rynes and Patti, Jeffrey Rynes, Jocelyn Brodd and husband, Mark; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Shirley Rynes; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, with a recitation of the Rosary to follow at 3 p.m. at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 31, at St John Neumann Catholic Church with Father Michael Woods celebrant. Interment will follow in the Lake View Cemetery, Lenoir City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: HonorAir Knoxville and/or UT Cancer Institute. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Rynes family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• GRAY, Eileen Mary, age 90,
of Knoxville, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 2, 2011, surrounded by family. Eileen was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. She was a member and active participant at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Eileen was a children’s aide in the Baltimore City Schools for 22 years. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Frederick O. White and Frank V. Gray; great-grandson, Calvin Lewis Medicus; parents, Elsie Emma and Harry Bates; father, Alfred Wigman. She is survived by her children, James O. White Sr. and wife, Sherri, Peter V. Gray and wife, Charlene and Peggy Francis and husband, Stephen; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister and brother-in-law, Elsie and David Lord; brother and sister-in-law, John and Maureen Bates; cousin, Margaret Hawes; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Saturday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Carol Westpfahl officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 110 Sugarwood Drive, Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the family of Eileen Mary Gray. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• TAILOR, Navin R., age 72,
of Maryville, passed away Sept. 30, 2011, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle. He was surrounded by his loving and devoted family and special friends. He was a civil engineer by trait but enjoyed the world of entrepreneurship by owning several area hotels. He was a member of Hindu Community Center and Tailor community. He served as president and trustee of the board. He dearly loved traveling with his beloved wife and friends, fishing with his grandchildren, socializing with his community members and working at the hotels. Survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Naina; and daughter, Chhaya Tailor and her husband, Rohit; daughter, Hemal Tailor and her husband, Raj; four grandchildren. He was extremely proud of his family. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Fort Sanders Regional Oncology Unit 8N and the staff of Thompson Cancer Survival Center and also the many friends that embraced the family with support, food and prayers. A memorial and prayer service was Sunday, Oct. 2. Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 3, at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Tailor family.

• OWENS, James “Jim” Gregory, age 65,
of Knoxville passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Jim was retired from Oak Ridge National Lab after 31 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Laymon and Helen Bennett Owens. Jim is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sue Owens; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Aaron Greenwood; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Brandi Owens; six grandchildren who were Jim’s buddies; sisters and brothers-in-law, Norma and Nick Cornett, Mary and Garnett Howard; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Ina Owens, Tom and Pauline Owens, Ronnie and Donna Owens, Char Short and Jane Cook; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service was Saturday, Oct. 8, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Owens family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• HOLLINGSWORTH, Carl David, age 60,
passed away at his home Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, following a long and brave battle with brain cancer. He was a retired CPA having practiced with Cherry, Bekaert & Holland and was later self-employed. Carl was also the former CEO of Securities Service Network and is credited with the roll of leading the company back after the sudden death of its owner. He was preceded in death by his brother, Alexander Hollingsworth. Carl is survived by his parents, Carl and Betty Hollingsworth; and his loving wife and best friend, Diane; also his beloved canine companions, Raleigh and Tucker. Special thanks to Dr. Hanna and his staff and UT Hospice, especially Ann and Kendra. A memorial service honoring Carl’s life was Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Brent Conner officiating. Online condolences at www.rosemortuary.com

• DAVIS, Robert “Bob” Lee, age 81,
of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. He was born January 15, 1930, in Bluefield, W.Va. A talented sports figure, Bob played football, basketball and baseball for Beaver High School in Bluefield. Recruited by General Robert Neyland, he was the center on The University of Tennessee 1951 National Champion-ship team. After graduating from UT, he served in the U.S. Army as head football coach at Fort Jackson, S.C. from 1953 to 1954. From there he went to Sevier County High School as football and basketball coach. He was the head football coach at Carson-Newman College 1964-1965 when he was hired as assistant football coach and wrestling coach at UT through 1977. Bob retired as UT associate athletic director in 2003. Bob was inducted into the 1993 Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame. Preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Jane Christmas Davis, he is survived by his twin, Richard Davis; sister, Scarlett Swall; children, Leigh Hicks and husband, Ron, Bob Davis and wife, Elizabeth, Mark Davis; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and beloved cocker spaniel, “Sam.” Graveside service was Friday, Oct. 7, at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Highway with the Rev. Jim Bailes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Young–Williams Animal Center, 6400 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences at www.rosemortuary.com



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