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• BAKER, Glen Edward,
age 79, of Knoxville, formerly of Lapeer, Mich., passed away at his home Nov. 13, 2011. Glen was a member of West End Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean Conflict and was retired from Consumers Energy in Michigan. Glen was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Judy Baker; children, Glenn Baker Jr. and wife, Nadine, Kimberly Baker Carrick, Jodie Strother and husband, Tom, Morgan Noe and husband, Sean; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Baker, Marvin Baker, Gilbert Baker; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service was Friday at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery off Lyons View Road with full military honors. A celebration of life also was Friday at West End Church of Christ with Mark Brackney officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Tennessee Children’s Home, P.O. Box 7347, Knoxville, TN 37931, Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Baker family.

• DAVIDSON, Alan Myles,
age 68, of Knoxville, formerly of Norwalk,Conn., passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in Knoxville with his family by his side. Alan is survived by his wife of 36 years, Carole; daughters, Betsy, Julie, Leah and Kristin; a granddaughter; sister, Susan Ponticello; several nieces and nephews. A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Covenant Hospice, Ft. Sanders Foundation, 280 Ft. Sanders West Blvd., Suite 100, Knoxville, TN 37922. Click Funeral Home and Cremations, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Davidson family.

• DANIELS, Annabelle Sawyer,
age 91, of Knoxville passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Born in Nashville to the late Launa and Granberry Sawyer, Annabelle graduated from Ward Belmont College. She was a member of many community and social organizations in her lifetime, including the United Methodist Women’s Organization in Nashville and Knoxville. She loved to garden, arrange flowers, play bridge, play piano, but all paled in comparison to spending time with her girls, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be remembered most as a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and great-grandmother. Annabelle was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. She also was preceded in death by her brother, John Sawyer. Annabelle is survived by her husband of 68 years, Gordon Edward Daniels; daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Joe Parker, Susan Lane, Pat and Price Kennedy; seven grandchildren; and 13great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mai Louise Hosse; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Brakebill for their loving care of Mom. A celebration of Annabelle’s life was Wednesday at Concord United Methodist Church with Dr. Brent Hall officiating. Interment Private. Memorial donations may be made to: C.A.D.E.S. care of Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive, Farragut, TN 37934. Online condolences at

• BILLINGSLEY Jr., Samuel Martin,
age 74, of Knoxville, was called home to glory on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at the home of daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Percell Booker. Mr. Billingsley was born in Loudon County Oct. 13, 1937. Sam was a faithful employee of West Hills Baptist Church for 33 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Elizabeth Billingsley; and a great-grandson. Left to mourn his passing, loving wife of 55 years, Mary Ruth Billingsley; daughters and sons-in-law, Libby and William Smith, Angela and Percell Booker; son, Samuel Martin “Buster” Billingsley; daughters, Sandra Billingsley and Tammy Billingsley; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; devoted aunt, Mary Francis Tyler of Brooklyn, N.Y.; several cousins and friends. Funeral service was Tuesday at St. Paul Baptist Church, 2342 Louise Ave., Knoxville, with the Rev. Willie J. Gallaher. Graveside service followed at Martel Cemetery, Lenoir City. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Billingsley family.

• ALLEN, Louis Clifford,
age 69, of Knoxville, passed away Sept. 10, 2011, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Louis was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Rineyville High School in Elizabethtown, Ky., a graduate of Western Kentucky University and attended UT. Louis worked more than three decades at UT, and was currently working at UT Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environ-ment. Love for the outdoors and dogs were very important parts of his life. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford E. and Ennis Allen. A Celebration of Life was Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society.

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