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• SANDERS, Thomas “Tommy” Anthony,
age 19, of Knoxville passed away Monday evening, Aug. 6, 2012. Tommy thrived on serving others. His smile was contagious; his spirit was pure and sweet with the heart of a child. Tommy lived his life to serve. Tommy did his last physical service here on earth by donating his organs to those in need. Tommy has touched and changed the lives of many. His favorite saying was “there’s nothing too big my God can’t do.” Tommy left behind a mother, Christina Sanders; brother, Alexander Williamson; grandparents; an aunt; uncles; several cousins and friends. Tommy will be missed by all who knew him. We love you Tommy! A Celebration of Life was Saturday at Faith Promise Church, 10740 Faith Promise Lane, with the Rev. Michael Wallace officiating. Graveside service was Saturday at Lake View Cemetery, Lenoir City. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Sanders family. www.clickfh.com

• PAYNE, Helen Scandlyn,
74, of Knoxville, died at home Tuesday morning. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Vincent and Ethyl Fagan Scandlyn; sister, Jane Scandlyn Haynes; and brother, Wayne Roger Scandlyn. She is survived by husband, Harold Ray “Herky” Payne; son, Leslie Vincent and his wife, Mary Majors; and their sons, Brantley Kent and Carlton Leslie; and by son, Jason Scott, his fiancée, Brook Moore and his daughter, Hailey Ann; sister, Bobbie Scandlyn Brewen and her husband, Joseph Grant; and their sons, Jeffrey Grant Brewen and his son, Gunner Grant Brewen and Marc Scandlyn Brewen and his wife, Sarah; brother-in-law, Jack Haynes and his children, Jack Jr. and Deborah Flores. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Fagan Family Cemetery Association, C/O Barbara Whitlock, 135 Morning Point Lane, Athens, TN 37303. Click Funeral Home, Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Payne family. www.clickfh.com

• NEEDHAM, Patricia Gail Smith,
age 76, of Knoxville passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center. Gail was an independent soul, “sassy” and full of life. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word for those around her. She was a loving mother and grandmother and she was dedicated to her two sons and three grandchildren. Gail loved to travel and enjoyed the outdoors, was an airplane pilot, an avid scuba diver and published novelist. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert “Doc” Smith and Gertrude Stewart Smith, brother-in-law Roger Dean and nephew, Douglas Dean. Gail is survived by her sons, Richard Marius and partner, Bethany Bartels of Nashville, Fred Marius and wife, Susan Crook Marius of Winchester, MA, and their children, Ellen, Henri and Nathan; sister, Beverly Dean and nephew, Brian Dean of Texas. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday August 19th followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:30 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Fellowship of family and friends will follow from 3 to 5 p.m. at the First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shangri-la Therapeutic Academy Of Riding (STAR) 11800 hwy. 11 E Lenoir City TN 37772 865-988-4711.Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Patricia Smith Needham. www.clickfh.com

• COURTNEY, Walter J. “Dog”,
age 69, of Knoxville passed away Friday evening, August 10, 2012 at his home. W. J. was an avid race fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Frankie Cox Courtney; sister, Peggy Courtney Alexander and Patsy Courtney Ridenour. He is survived by his daughter, Jodi Courtney; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Beth Courtney all of Loudon; grandchildren, Tyler Capps, Devin Capps, Gabe Capps and Erin Courtney; sisters and brothers-in-law,  Bobbie and Lawrence Epps, Christine and Ronnie Walker; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Pat Courtney; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Gabby. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:45 p.m. on Sunday followed by funeral services at 4 p.m. at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel with Rev. Gerald Perry officiating.  Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. on Monday at Deep Springs Cemetery for graveside services. Pall bearers, Jack, Jim, Brian, Mike and Jimmy Courtney, Johnny Cooper, Gabby Rutherford and Eddie Seaton. Honorary pall bearers, Kyle and Cody Courtney. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Courtney family. www.clickfh.com

• BALL, Nina Tate,
of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Lenoir City, TN passed away August 13, 2012.  She was a loving person who enjoyed square dancing, baking wonderful cakes and was a passionate animal lover.  Nina was retired from Martin Marietta (Y-12) in Oak Ridge, TN.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Ball; mother, Sammie Overton Tate; father, Charlie Tate; brother, William (Bill) Tate; sisters, Lucy Luttrell, Hazel Crowe and Elizabeth Johnson.  Nina is survived by her loving daughter and best friend, Melanie Ball and husband, Mike Darnell; special nieces, Megan O’Connor and Trish Bonham; special nephew, Kellen O’Connor; four half-brothers and two half-sisters; special adopted daughter, Mary Ann Holston (Jerry); special friends, Tammy Monroe, Nell Brown, Irma DeBord and Carol Grubbs; special caregivers, Cindy Chesney and Kim Pyles; special pets, Peaches, Bubba, Boot, Belle and Shadowcaster.  The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2012 in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel.  Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Thursday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for Graveside Services with Pastor Rod Garrett officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Horse Haven of TN, P.O. Box 22841, Knoxville, TN  37933 or to the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, P.O. Box 51723, Knoxville, TN  37950.  Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Ball family. www.clickfh.com 

• ANDERSON, Charles Edward,
age 76, of Knoxville, died July 14, 2012. He was a United State Army Veteran. Survived by daughters, Katherine Rose Anderson, Wendy Kaye Norwood, and Jill Elizabeth Brown and a host of many other family members. Family and friends met Monday at East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery (John Sevier Hwy.) for graveside service with full military honors presented by the Volunteer State Veterans’ Honor Guard. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.



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