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• WEST, Nancy Lynn,
age 57, of Knoxville, TN, passed away suddenly and peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2012. Nancy was a loving mother and daughter, and a loyal and devoted friend. She was employed by Pheno Type Screening and enjoyed plant genetic research. Nancy’s beautiful smile, wry sense of humor and great laugh will be forever remembered and missed. She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Robert Cole. Nancy is survived by her mother, Jan Ellis and husband, Riley; daughter, Julie Hummel and husband, Ryan; daughter, Sara West; siblings and their families, Lauren Toca, Deno Cole, Melissa Chiles, and Samantha Cortese; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and many loving friends. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Two Rivers Church, 275 Harrison Lane, Lenoir City (Dixie Lee Junction). Graveside services will be private. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Friends of the Smokies, which Nancy loved to visit frequently. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Nancy Lynn West.

• ROBERTSON, Kevin Ray,
age 58, of Knoxville passed away Saturday afternoon, September 8, 2012 at Parkwest Medical Center. Kevin was an avid golfer and scuba diver. He loved life and his fellow man. He is survived by his fiancé, Tami Coakley; mother, Ellen Robertson of Knoxville; brother, Drew Robertson of Indianapolis, IN; beloved dog, Goozle. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ALS, Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Kevin Robertson.

• OZDIL, Ali John,
age 46, of Knoxville, passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. He was born at UT Hospital in Knoxville on October 13, 1965. Ali was a 1983 graduate of Webb High School and received his Bachelor's degree in Business and Finance at ETSU. His education and talents blended perfectly in his managerial position at The Forum, a fine gifts and home accessories store on Kingston Pike. Ali is remembered as an upbeat, kindhearted and very generous man with exquisite taste in quality eclectic arts and decor. He enjoyed socializing, movies, traveling and dining with his close friends, Jules, Ann and Kim, with special mention of his long time friend in Lexington, Kentucky, Brandl Skirvin. Ali is survived by his parents, Dr. Turan and Bonnie Ozdil; aunts in Turkey, Tomris Ozdil and Perihan Gunay; sister in Knoxville, Leyla Higdon with her children, Cameron, Kennedy and Eric Higdon; sister in Springfield, MO., Dr. Rana Tenorio, with her children, Emily Brinkmeyer, Ayla and Anne Mauldin and brother in Austin, TX., Dr. Erol Ozdil with his wife, Shelly and their children, Anna-Blaire, Liam and Collins Ozdil. Services will be private. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Ali John Ozdil.

• MORGAN, Matthew Wallace,
of Knoxville, joined his heavenly Father at the early age of 47, on September 12, 2012. He was a graduate of Bearden High School, University of Tennessee, and Mercer University: where he earned a Doctorate of Pharmacology degree. He was a dedicated pharmacist at Walmart and Sam’s Club for 21 years. He was a Christian who enjoyed playing golf at Tellico Village, going to the theater with his wife and son, and was an avid Tennessee Football fan. He was a loving husband, father, son, and brother. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Morgan; son, Ty Morgan; father and mother, Dr. and Mrs. Travis E. Morgan; brother, Travis E. Morgan, Jr. (Chip); sister and brother-in-law, Melissa and Rusty Hutcheson; nephews: Kit and Morgan Hutcheson; niece, Katy Hutcheson, all of Knoxville, and many other nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed. Funeral service 10:00 AM Wednesday at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension with Reverend Dr. Howard J. Hess officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• MOODY, Barbara Anne Johnson,
a life-long educator, succumbed to a lingering illness on September 10, 2012 at age 83. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Barbara was a teacher, district-wide Arts Coordinator, and a leader in the Arkansas Education Association and Little Rock Classroom Teachers Association. Tenacious and determined, she was famous for fighting authorities to secure teacher and student rights, leading Little Rock teachers on strike in the 1970s. She called her dog “School Board” and relished its obedience to her commands. Upon retirement, she was a museum docent and worked with the Arkansas Arts Council. She also indulged her lifelong fashion flair by working in a friend’s boutique, and by outfitting her daughters, grandchildren, and their dolls stylishly. Preceded in death by parents Donald and Gladys Johnson, brother Donald ”Bud” Johnson, and daughter Ann Elizabeth Moody. She is survived by children Martha Iroff (Marty) of Knoxville, TN, Margaret Moody (Charles Lin) of Arlington, MA, and Robert W. Moody of Jacksonville, AR. and by grandchildren Anna, Ellen and Rachel Iroff, and Naomi, Robert, and Frances Lin. Grandma-ma, you were one of a kind. Resten lätt, episka! The family expresses appreciation to Doctors Morton, Morrison, and Adkins and to the caring nurses and staff of Manor House Assistive Living. Graveside service, 11:00 AM Friday, September 14, 2012 to be led by Rabbi Alon Ferency at Edgewood Cemetery, 229 Gallaher View Road; followed by family visitation at Brookshire Commons, Brookshire Way. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials be made in Barbara’s name to the either the Religious School of Heska Amuna Synagogue, 3811 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919; or The Arkansas Arts Center, P. O. Box 2137, Little Rock, AR; or your local chapter of Special Olympics. Online condolences may be sent to Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• MARTIN, Maurice Herbert (Moose),
age 80, of Knoxville passed away Friday, September 14, 2012 after a brief illness. Born in Pleasant View, TN, he was a life-long Tennessee Volunteer who loved family, gardening, fishing and football. In his zest for life, he never met a stranger and cherished the company of many dear friends. Maurice was a Knoxville High graduate, served in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from Bell Telephone Company with 41 years of service. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Denise Martin; son, Michael Wayne Martin; parents, Herbert Newton Martin and Virginia Nicholson Martin and brother, Jerry Dan Martin. Maurice is survived by his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Ann Sanderson Martin; children and spouses, Jerry and Beth Martin, Lora and Jim Hazelwood, Joe and Melissa Martin; grandchildren, Amber, Lindsey, Kaylor, Michael, Olivia and Anna Martin; great-granddaughters, Tyeshia and Angelina; sisters, June Alley and Patrice Smith (Gary); brother, Gary Martin; sisters-in-law, Frances Weaver (Fred), Jean Major (Gene); many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at Farragut Presbyterian Church with a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m. with Rev. W. Judson Shaw and Rev. Craig Hendrix officiating. Family and friends will gather for Graveside Services at 10 a.m. Monday at Lynnhurst Cemetery on Adair Drive. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Martin family.

• JENNESS, Mary Frances (Miffy),
was born on September 29, 1928 in Warren, Ohio and passed away on September 12, 2012 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Miffy was a graduate of Miami University, Oxford Ohio. She worked for many years as a substitute teacher at Oak Ridge High School. Miffy was preceded in death by her daughter, Jill Marie; parents, Fred and Freda Green. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Russ Jenness; son, Tod and daughter-in-law, Angela of Layton, Utah, son, Jay and daughter-in-law, Robin of Knoville, TN; Four grandchildren, Ashley Marie, Monica Grace, Brian Tod and Aaron Martin. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012 at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to Parkinson's research or a personal charity of their choice. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Jenness family.

• BEVERLY, Ronald Emory (Ron),
age 64, of Knoxville went to be with Jesus, his Savior, on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Ron was born in Wise, Virginia on May 10, 1948. He graduated from J. J. Kelly High School in 1966 and attended Clinch Valley College in Wise. He was a member of West Park Baptist Church. After moving to Knoxville he was self employed for 36 years. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, William E. and Maude L. Beverly. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Carol Beverly; children, Heather Addison and husband, Mark of Wise, VA, Eric Beverly of Knoxville, Kara Beth Lowe and husband, Andrew of Knoxville; granddaughters, Emilee Addison and Izzy Beverly; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Ginger Beverly of Norton, VA; several nieces and nephews; close friends, Don Unruh, David Mullins, Pastor Bob St. John, Bob Briest and Stewart Sanders. Ron was so proud of his children and grandchildren. They were the joy of his life. A special thanks to Michelle Chae, RN at Ft. Sanders Regional for her compassion and care. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on  Tuesday at West Park Baptist Church followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. with Pastor Bob St. John officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to  West Park Baptist Church, Fruitbearers Class, 8833 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923 or to the American Heart Association. Ron will be remembered for his love of family and friends. He never met a stranger. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel is serving the Beverly family.

• HARGIS, Christopher Todd, age 36, of Knoxville passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 11, 2012. Todd was a graduate of Halls High School and a member of the Hall’s Wrestling Team. He grew into one of the best wrestlers at his weight while in high school. He was a very kind person and a hard worker. Todd is survived by his wife, Sheila Hargis; children, Aidan and Kapri; mother, Maxine Hargis of Knoxville; brothers, Mark Hargis and wife, Cheryl of Florida, Richard Hargis of Knoxville; cousin, Janet Ellis. A Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday September 15th at St John Neumann Catholic Church with Father Doug Owens celebrant. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 16th at Magnolia Manor, 18350 Martel Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772 with Rev. Stephen DeFur officiating. The family requests no flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society, Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Todd Hargis.

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