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• WALLACE, Pauline Branham,
age 83, of Knoxville, formerly of Buchanan County, Virginia, and Richlands, Va., went to be with the Lord early Thursday, July 5, 2012. She was the daughter of James Harlis Branham and Anna Louise Stiltner Branham. Pauline was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church in Concord. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Pauline was born in Grundy, Va. She was a graduate of Pikeville College in Pikeville, Ky., and earned a Masters Degree at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, in 1971. Pauline taught elementary school at Garden Elementary in Oakwood, Va., and later served as its librarian. She was the librarian from 1968 to 1973 at Raven Elementary, Raven, Va. The following school year, Pauline began teaching English at Richlands High School in Richlands, Va. She retired in 1987 after a dedicated career of 33 years. Pauline enjoyed being an active member of The Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Larry Frank Wallace; loving children, Larry S. Wallace, James Thomas “Jim” Wallace and Alysyn Jayne Gardner; six grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins; friend and caretaker, Billie. Graveside service was Sunday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery in Farragut, the Rev. David Webster officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Lung, Kidney or Liver foundations. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Wallace family.

• UNDERWOOD, Nancy Jessup,
age 90, of Lenoir City, long time resident of and prominent educator in Manchester passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012, after an extended illness in Farragut. Her early childhood days are marked by living in eight different states in her first 11 years as the family moved from one dam construction project to another (her father was a prominent civil engineer and dam project manager). She graduated from Cornell University in 1943 with undergraduate degrees in history and mathematics and a Masters Degree in education. She taught math at Central High in Manchester, which became her passion for eight years. She later served as supervisor of instruction and coordinator of federal projects for Coffee County Board of Education for many years. After officially retiring from the Board of Education at age 65, she briefly returned to teaching math. She strongly believed that every child had a gift and her joy was to help each child discover and exploit that talent. She also was one of the founders of First Presbyterian Church in Manchester where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She helped organize the first Cub Scout Pack in Manchester. In her later years, she volunteered untold hours to recycling and Keep Coffee County Beautiful. She assisted senior citizens with their Income Tax preparation and was a census worker on multiple occasions. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International and very active in both the Tennessee and Coffee County Retired Teachers Associations. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Robert H. “Bob” Underwood; parents, George P. Jessup and Mannie D. Jessup; siblings, Mary McCauley and George P. Jessup Jr. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Florence and Rudy Beaujon; sons, Robert L. “Bob” and Susan Underwood, Michael W. “Mike” and Patricia “Patti” Underwood and John and Janet Underwood; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. A memorial service was at First Presbyterian Church in Manchester. Memorial contributions may be made to: Keep Coffee County Beautiful, 1335 McArthur St., Manchester, TN 37355. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Underwood family.

• SEROWIK, Pamela “Pam” Jane Walker,
age 55, of Knoxville, formerly of Kokomo, Ind., went to be with her Lord early Monday, July 9, 2012. Pam was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, the Ladies Prayer Group and was a regular RCIA sponsor. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Pam was a hard-working, selfless, generous and funny woman who was full of laughter and life. She was passionate about serving God, her family, friends and church and she lived to love others. Her hobbies were crocheting, crossword puzzles, praying the rosary and especially spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. Pam was preceded in death by her parents, David and Nancy Walker; brother, Roger Walker; parents-in-law, Alexander and Irene Serowik; aunt and uncle, Bob and Sue Davis. She is survived by her husband, Alexander “Alex” Serowik; daughter, Staci Serowik Mohr, Rochelle Grove and husband, Greg, Corey Serowik and wife, Joni, Christine Gartin and husband, Christopher; eight grandchildren; brothers, Patrick, Joseph and Robert Walker; sisters-in-law, Ann Crowder (Tom), Susan Serowik; brothers-in-law, John Serowik and Mike Serowik; special friends, Kathy Shelton and Agnes McFalls. A funeral mass was celebrated Friday, July 13, 2012, at All Saints Catholic Church with Father John Appiah celebrant. Memorials may be made to: All Saints Catholic Church, 620 N. Cedar Bluff Road, Knoxville, TN 37923. Click Funeral Home and Cremations. Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Serowik family.

• PAGEL, Helen Haga,
age 84, of Farragut passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Helen was born in Bristol, Va., and grew up on the family farm with her 13 brothers and sisters in Clear Branch. She met Erwin through letters, and they were married when he came back from serving in World War II. Helen and Erwin moved to the San Francisco Bay area for the next 30 years where they raised their family. Upon retirement, they settled in Farragut to be near Helen’s family who lived in the Knoxville and Bristol areas. Helen was preceded in death by her son, Randall Erwin Pagel; parents, Conley Britton Haga and Emma Arlena Whicker Haga; sisters, Lucille Odum, Virginia Bowers, Connie Lovins, Bertha Lovins, Ethel Lovins, Violet Stacey; brothers, Herman James Haga, Haynes Haga and Walter “Gene” Haga. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Erwin Hermann Pagel Jr; children, Melody Lynn Pagel Elliott and husband, Merle “Bruce” Elliott, Billie Gwynn Pagel, Bradley Steven Pagel; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Elva Vaughan, June Stoots, Billie Galloway and Agnes Roberts. A Celebration of Life was Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Pagel family.

• LANDAU, E. Hewett,
age 95, of Knoxville, formerly of Milford, Conn., passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at his home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the Elks Club. Hewett is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Harriett Landau; brother, Carl Landau; and sister, Jeanette Landau. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Landau; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Clara Landau; three grandchildren; sister, Muriel Landau; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces, -nephews. A memorial service was Friday, July 13, 2012, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. On-line condolences may be extended at Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• JOHNSON, Billy James,
went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 5, 2012. He was a longtime and very active member of the Centerview Baptist Church. Billy is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Elizabeth Herron Johnson Huffines and Ed Huffines; and father, Martin Johnson; and his beloved wife, Judy Ann Johnson. He is survived by his daughter, Regina Lynn Johnson Hensley; two grandchildren; sister, Virginia Harris; sister-in-laws, Margaret Presley and Nancy Owens; cousin and lifetime friend and buddy Roger Herron; aunts, Margaret Blazer and Wilma Pappas; several nieces and a nephew; several great-nieces and -nephews, and many special friends. Funeral service was Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Dewey Brown, the Rev. Keith Herron and the Rev. Stanley Branham officiating. Interment was Monday, July 9, 2012, at Rocky Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Billy’s name to: Cancer Foundation for the Adult All Association of Research. On-line condolences may be extended at Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• GENNOE, David Buchanan,
82, entered his heavenly home Friday, July 6, 2012, in Knoxville. He was born Jan. 9, 1930, in Decatur to the late Joe and Mary Sue (Buchanan) Gennoe. Dave attended Lincoln Memorial University, graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College, and then earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration at The University of Tennessee in 1955. During his career with IBM Corporation, he was a branch manager in Knoxville, Kingsport and Chattanooga for more than 25 years. As a result of his hard work and dedication, he consistently qualified for the company’s “Hundred Percent Club” and earned many “Golden Circle” trips as well as other local and regional awards. Dave truly enjoyed his work and excelled in it. He also co-founded Allstate Trailers in 1979 with friend and partner Don Epperly. After retiring, Dave and his wife, Gerry, enjoyed spending part of each winter in Naples, Fla. Over the years, Dave was a member of various organizations including the Knoxville Downtown Rotary Club, Knoxville Men’s Cotillion and the Alhambra Shriners in Chattanooga. He also served as a 32nd Scottish Rite Mason for more than 50 years. Dave was a charter member of Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Club where he enjoyed workouts and the camaraderie of his gym friends nearly every day. He also found pleasure in golf and tennis through his memberships at Fox Den Country Club and Knoxville Racquet Club. A sports enthusiast, Dave was most passionate about baseball. He spent a short time playing minor league baseball before entering the U.S. Army with Army Security Agency where he served in Korea from 1952 to 1955. He supported UT football and basketball for many years and was a member of the original “Orange Tie Club.” Dave will be missed by his wife of 48 years, Gerry; daughter, Susan Gennoe; daughter, Janet Gennoe Klitzner (husband Kurt); and two grandsons; sister, Mary Jo (Josie) Bullard (husband Ronnie); a nephew; and many other cherished cousins and extended family. He was a member of Bearden United Methodist Church since 1967 and became a Christian at the Decatur Methodist Church in the 1930s. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Bearden United Methodist Church, 4407 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville TN, 37919. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences at

• DUNLAP, Harlan Frederick “Chester,”
age 89, of Maryville, formerly of Concord, passed away Saturday morning, July 7, 2012. He was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Chester was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church in Maryville and a former member of Concord United Methodist Church. He was a retired electrical engineer, employed by Union Carbide Corp., who worked at the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant and at the Oak Ridge National Lab. After his retirement, Chester enjoyed working with his computer, solving crossword puzzles and playing bridge. Chester loved to travel with his wife and they often combined vacation trips with genealogical research. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mattie Sharp Dunlap; parents, Harlan Richard Dunlap and Freddie Miller Dunlap; sister, Norma Dunlap Brashier; brother, Billie Samuel Dunlap. He is survived by his daughter- and son-in-law, Jane and Will Gaby. Funeral service was Monday, July 9, 2012, in Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Laura R. Rasor officiating. Interment followed in Concord Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Asbury Place Circle of Care, 910 Wilder Chapel Lane, Maryville, TN 37804. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Dunlap family.

• DONOVAN, Mary Lillian Spurlin,
age 74, transitioned her wonderful life July 4, 2012. She loved life and thanks our Lord Jesus Christ for all he gave and blessed her with. Mary’s passions were love, God, family and cooking. She was sad to leave Earth but happy to be reunited with her loved ones that crossed before her. All will miss her permanent smile and wondrous laugh. She was preceded in death by her parents, Amon and Alice; sisters, Lucille, Brenda; and brothers, Ronald, Artie and Dougie. She leaves behind her best friend and soul mate, Bob Donovan, her husband of 53 years; and her three sons, Robert, Brad and Bart. She also leaves her special sister, Janice; along with sisters, Delores and Cora; and brothers, Lawrence and Steve; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to name. Funeral service was Saturday, July 7, at Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel, the Rev. Andrew Prince officiating. Burial followed at Concord Masonic Cemetery.

• COLLIER, Carrie Lou Winters,
age 86, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully, July 8, 2012, at Parkwest Medical Center. Funeral service was Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Larry Winters and the Rev. Gerald McGinnis officiating. Interment was Thursday at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Beckley, W.Va. Online condolences may be sent to

• BOOTH, Bailey Dalton,
age 17, of Knoxville passed away suddenly Saturday morning, July 7, 2012. Bailey was a student at Hardin Valley Academy. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Johna and Bobby Letner; sisters, P.J. Narramore and Breanna Letner; brothers, Greg Letner and Gage Letner; grandparents, John and Teresa Booth, Al and Louise Shepherd; several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends, including his girl friend, Laura Mjekiqi. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Bailey Booth to: Church of God-Union Assembly, 3428 Keith Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921. Click Funeral Home, Middlebrook Pike, served the family of Bailey Booth.

• BARTON, Thomas “Tom” Ray,
Aug. 14, 1947, thru July 4, 2012, lifelong member of First Baptist Church, Knoxville, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon. Tom was born and raised in Westwood subdivision and graduated from West High School. He attended East Tennessee State University where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. He served proudly in the U.S. Air Force as a hydraulics specialist, and completed a tour of duty with the 31st Tactical Fighter Wing based in Tuy Hoa, Vietnam, in 1968, shortly after the TET Offensive. Tom was employed by Tennessee Mill and Mine Company, and most recently at Enviro-Systems, Inc. He was preceded in death by parents, Clarence Raymond Barton and Helen Barton. He is survived by sister and brother-in-law, Docia and Dick Powell; brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Debbie Barton; several loving nieces and nephews. Graveside service was Saturday at Highland Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Dave Ward officiating. The family request memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church, Knoxville, 510 W. Main St., Knoxville, TN 37902. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

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