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� WOLOSZYN, Robert J., --- test ---
age 65, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at home. He was born at Cook County Hospital in Chicago Aug. 20, 1946, to Joseph Leo Woloszyn and Stephanie Olesko. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War as part of the 101st Airborne, and worked at Ted Russell Ford the last 12 years. Robert was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Catherine Greene; children, Adam Woloszyn, Cassandra Cericola and Alexis Tucker; grandchildren, Brittany and Teddy Woloszyn, Gianna and Anthony Cericola, and Catherine Shea and Laney Anne Tucker. The family wishes to thank all their many family and friends for their support and comfort. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences www.rosemortuary.com--- test ---

• THOMPSON, Richard “Rich” Charles,
departed this life Saturday, March 24, 2012. Rich attended Bearden High School and went on to work for Ruby Tuesday’s as a contractor. Rich built homes in the West Knoxville area as well as restaurants, including the original Stir Fry Café in The Gallery. His talents in the industry were great and he made many friends along the way. Those who knew him will never forget Rich’s infectious laugh and his comforting smile. He had a way of putting those around him at ease with his loving personality. We will continue to enjoy life knowing his spirit is always close to us. Rich was preceded in death by his father, Richard Thompson; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Topping. He is survived by his loving children, Shane Flanary and Taylor Lee Thompson; children’s mother, Judy Thompson; his mother, Catherine Richmond; and sister, Roberta Thompson. Rich also leaves behind one of his best and most cherished friends, Rocky Roark. A memorial service was Thursday, March 29, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Pastor Gerald McGinnis officiating. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Parkwest Church Bene-volence fund “In memory of Rich Thompson for Westview Towers,” 7635 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences at www.rosemortuary.com

• SLUDER, Laurie L. Fagg,
age 43, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, April 4, 2012, at Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church, the Bible Study Fellowship group and the Sunrise Sunday School class. Laurie was a gradutate of Tennessee Tech University, The University of Tennessee and a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She was a speech language pathologist. Laurie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Milton Drummond, Marie Perry Fagg, Robert A. and Frances Hodges. She is survived by her loving husband, Mark L. Sluder; sons, Robert Joseph “Joe” Sluder, age 11, and John Lewis “Jack” Sluder, age 7, of the home; parents, Bob and Sally Fagg; sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Jon Ownby; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerry L. and Anne B. Sluder; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mandy and Robin Hitson; nieces, Elizabeth Ownby and Abbey Hitson, Rachel Shelton, Rhiley Cupp. A Celebration of Life was Saturday at Cokesbury United Methodist Church with Dr. Steve Sallee officiating. Interment followed at Kingston Memorial Gardens. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 355 Trane Lane, Knoxville, TN 37919 or the Manna House Food Ministry of Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 9919 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• JOHNSON, Charles “Charlie” E.,
age 64, of Knoxville passed away Monday afternoon, April 2, 2012. Charlie was a member of Wrights Ferry Baptist church. He was a retired mechanic. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ceclia Johnson; father and stepmother, Charles Andrew and Alice Johnson; brothers, John and Bobby Johnson; four step-siblings and two nephews. Charlie is survived by his lifetime companion and best friend of 35 years, Cathy Howard; sons, Paul Johnson and Clint Johnson and wife, Melissa; stepchildren, Angela, Robert, Michelle and Kathi; five grandchildren; two adopted grandchildren; eight other grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond Johnson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Stella and Gary Greenlee, Ella and Kurtis Vaughn; several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life was Thursday at Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel with the Rev. Clint Johnson and the Rev. Richard Young officiating. Click Funeral Home, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Johnson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• DENNING Jr., Bert A.,
age 81, of Knoxville died Monday, April 2, 2012, at Ben Atchley Tennessee State Veterans Home. Bert was a member of Faith Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Bert was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, working on small motors and especially reading. Bert was preceded in death by his father, Bert A. Denning Sr.; and mother, Alda Reed Denning. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Katherine Bursby Denning; sons and daughters-in-law, David Andrew and Janice Denning, Mark Anthony and Kelly Denning; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; and many friends at Faith Fellowship. Graveside service was Wednesday at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery off John Sevier Highway with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Sledge officiating and full military honors conferred by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Denning family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• BEETS, William “Bill” Pierce Sr.,
age 82, of Knoxville passed away early Tuesday morning, April 3, 2012, at Parkwest Medical Center. Bill was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church and a former member of Church Street United Methodist Church and West Knoxville Lions Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret W. Beets; second wife, Ruby H. Beets; parents, H.E. and May Beets; and four brothers. Bill is survived by his son, William “Chip” Pierce Beets Jr. and wife, Alice; and several nieces and nephews. Private graveside services was Friday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 211 Center Park Drive, Suite 3010, Knoxville, TN 37922. Click Funeral Home, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Beets family. www.clickfuneralhome.com

• BAGBY, Dr. Roland,
age 74, died Monday, April 2, 2012, of natural causes. He was an active member for many years at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church and served several years as an elder. Professor emeritus at The University of Tennessee, he loved to play the guitar and sing, often singing for his students as part of his physiology course. He was distinguished in his study of smooth muscle, being the first to isolate a single cell of that tissue, and had a passionate interest in the area of laser holography. He was a devoted and faithful husband, a loyal big brother, a loving and gentle father, and enjoyed his grandchildren immensely. He leaves behind his wife of 47 years, Gloria Bagby; two daughters, Melanie Kidder and Laura Peck; two brothers, Richard and Samuel Bagby; four grandchildren; a nephew; and four nieces. Memorial service was Thursday at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Clay Harrington officiating. Interment was Friday at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.rosemortuary.com



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