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• STRINGFIELD, Albert Jr,
age 86, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, October 4 2012 at Park West Hospital. Albert was born on Nov. 2, 1925 in New River TN. He was a Member of Calvery Baptist Tabernacle Church. Albert loved to hunt and fish, especially on camping trips with sons and grandchildren. He was a retired Tennessee Highway Patrolman. Albert was a US Navy Veteran and proudly served his country in World War II. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Albert and Oma Stringfieldof Sunbright, TN and brother Nathaniel Stringfield. He is survived by loving wife of 63 years, Pauline; sons, Randall & wife Sherry Stringfield, Doug & wife Julie Stringfield; daughter, Marsha and Shannon Lovelace; brother, Tommy Stringfield; eight grandchildren, Angie, Matt, Wes, Douglas, Justin & Keith Stringfield and Scott & Tyler Lovelace; five great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Click’s funeral home, Farragut, on Sunday October 7, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:45 p.m. with A Celbration of Life to follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Highland Memorial West. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Calvery Baptist Tabernacle or the Parkinson Foundation. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Stringfield family. www.clickfh.com

• SPENCER, Jack Harrison,
age 88, of Knoxville, formerly of Stoneville, NC went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 28, 2012 at the Ben Atchley State Veteran’s Home. Jack was a veteran of World War II serving with the U S Army. He spent 35 years in Illinois where he worked for Teamsters Local #710. Jack enjoyed time as an auto mechanic as a hobby. He was a loving, caring husband, father and PaPa to his eight grandchildren and one great grandson. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Olivia Walker Spencer; parents, Daniel Thomas Spencer and Ethel Hodges Spencer; five sisters and three brothers. Jack is survived by his children, Daniel Thomas Spencer III and wife Susie, Jacqueline Quinn Chladek and husband Thomas, Michael Scott Spencer and wife Carolyn, Patricia Ellen Devin and husband Richard of Knoxville; grandchildren, Mitchell, Amber, Erica, Amanda, Jonathan, Matthew, Jennifer and Richard; great grandson, Levi; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Graveside services will be held at Plasters Family Cemetery in Vesta, Virginia at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Spencer family. www.clickfh.com

• LANGLEY, Ralph Lindon,
age 86, of Farragut passed away early Sunday morning, September 30, 2012 at Tennova Hospice. Ralph attended First Baptist Church Concord and a former member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church. He was a World War II Veteran serving with the 284th General Hospital Division in the Philippines. He was in charge of twenty five men, inventoried and ordered supplies, administered penicillin shots, prepared men for surgery and treated soldiers for minor injuries. His decorations and citations in WWII were the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, and a Good Conduct Medal. Ralph was a fifty year Mason in good standing with South Gate Lodge #569 F&AM in Harriman. Ralph retired from East Tennessee Trucks in 1988. He was preceded in death by his son, Ralph David Langley; parents, Cecil Langley and Rose Eble Langley; sister, Marjorie Kittrell. Ralph is survived by his wife of 64 years, Anita Scott Langley; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Michael C. Rhodes of Knoxville; grandchildren, Lauren Rhodes, Michael C. (Chip) Rhodes II, Bryan and Brook Langley of Knoxville, Michael Langley of Bowling Green, KY; great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Baylor Langley, Alexander and Mariel Langley; brother, Fred R. Langley and wife, Faye of Knoxville; sister, Mildred Carroll and husband Maurice of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. Kern Spangler officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services with full military honors conferred by the East Tennessee Veteran’s Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Honor Air of Knoxville, www.honorairknoxville.com or to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org in Ralph’s memory. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Langley family.www.clickfh.com

• KLOSTER, Merilyn Phyllis,
age 86 of Knoxville, formerly of Yakima, Washington, San Mateo, California and born in Denver, Colorado, passed away Monday morning, October 1, 2012 at Parkwest Medical Center. Merilyn was of the Catholic Charismatic faith, a Eucharistic Minister and Stephen’s Minister at Holy Family Catholic Church, Yakima, Washington. Merilyn was a longtime volunteer with St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Yakima, WA. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Cap F. Kloster; son Danny Kloster; parents, Phyllis and Guy Warner; brothers Church, Lee and Donald Warner; sisters Thelma Sicklebower, Lois Hopkins and Dorothy Bell; brothers-in-law Ray Hopkins and Fred Bell; sister-in-law Clara Warner. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Gina Kloster; daughter Pam Stewart; daughter and son-in-law Debbie and Brian McQuillen; grandchildren Linett Stewart, Vicky Stewart, Doug Stewart, Rose (Dale) Holdren, Marlene (Scott) Warfield, Cap Stewart, Danny Stewart, Stefan Kloster, Christopher Ostrander and Jordan Kloster; great-grandchildren Coy, Skylar and Addy Kloster, Paul Ryan, Mark, Victoria and Joel Stewart, Lindsey and Karli Stewart, Sarah, Sam and Russell Warfield and Chloe Stewart; brother-in-law Russell Sicklebower and many other relatives and friends too numerous to count. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Echo Ridge, Elmcroft, NHC Farragut and Parkwest Medical Center for their wonderful care of Merilyn. A celebration Mass of Merilyn’s life will be held 3:00 PM Thursday at All Saints Catholic Church with Father Michael Woods officiating. The family will gather in the fellowship hall for a reception following the service. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, Florida 32256 CFC #11425 or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• FONVILLE, Thomas Graves, Sr.,
age 93, of Knoxville, died Monday, October 1, 2012 at his home. He was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church since 1953, a member of the adult choir for twelve years and served on the properties committee, fine arts committee and records and history committee. Thomas was born February 27, 1919 in Richmond, Virginia to the late John Francis and Bonnie Beatrice Fonville. He served in the United States Navy Air Corp during World War II. Thomas worked for Vance Iron and Steel Co for twenty years. He retired as Vice-President of Blount Steel Supply in Maryville, TN in 1982. Thomas was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Ruth Bibb Fonville; daughter Elisabeth Gaines Fonville; son William (Bill) Fitzpatrick Fonville. He is survived by his son, Thomas Graves Fonville, Jr. of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, John Fred and Dorothy Christian Fonville of Pikeville, TN; grandson John Christian Fonville; granddaughter Elizabeth Faith Fonville. Family and friends will meet 10:00 AM Friday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a graveside and interment service with a celebration of life service to follow at 11:00 AM Friday at Church Street United Methodist Church with Reverend Cabel Trent and Reverend Darryll Rasnake officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Church Street United Methodist Church, 900 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• BLACK, Stephen Harold,
age 70 of Knoxville passed away Saturday, September 29th, 2012. He was preceded in death by parents Ralph and Satra Allen Black of Knoxville and brothers Leonard and Sam Black. Survived by his loving wife of 49 years Frankie Boshears Black, daughters Stephanie Marie (Mike) O’Brien and Cynthia Denise (Tim) Ellison of North Carolina; sisters Juanita Black Boring; sister-in-laws Norma Boshears, Bette McClure, Carole Black, and Peggy Thompson; brother-in-law Joe Boshears and his wife Charlotte along with many nieces, nephews and his much beloved cat “Mister B”. Steve retired from the University of Tennessee Medical Center after 44 years of dedicated service. His love of art was well known to many, his original award winning painting in water color and mixed media displayed at various regional art shows brought himself and others immense joy. At the time of his passing, he was the current president of the Tennessee Artist Association. The family will receive friends at the Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel located at 6200 Kingston Pike on Tuesday, October 2nd, from 5 to 7 pm with a celebration of Steve’s life to follow at 7pm with Rev. Brent Hall of Concord United Methodist Church presiding over the service. Family and friends will gather at 10:45 am on Wednesday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11 am graveside service. Pallbearers: Joe Boshears, Joe Boshears, Jr., Tim Ellison, Joe Trout, Bill Birchfield, Roy Gose, and Mike O’Brien. Memorials in Steve’s name may be made to the Young Williams Animal Shelter 3201 Division Street Northwest Knoxville, TN 37919 or the Love Kitchen 2418 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Knoxville, TN 37915 or the American Heart Association 4708 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences at www.rosemortuary.com

• BISHOP, Leonard,
age 85, of St. Louis, passed away Friday evening, September 28, 2012 in Kno-xville, TN. Leo-nard was a devoted Chri-stian and a member of Co-ncord United Meth-odist Church. He was born and raised in Nebraska. He was a veteran of the U S Navy in World War II. Leonard was retired from Nabisco after 40 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and grandpa. Leonard is survived by his wife of 63 years, Doris Bishop; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Tom Hart of Milwaukee, WI; son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Becky Bishop of Farragut; grandchildren, Rindy, Lindy, Cindy, Lauren, Sean and Dustin; great grandchildren, Jayden and Matteo; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m on Thursday followed by A Celebration of Life at 2 p.m. at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. Brent Hall officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery, 2200 Gov. John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN with full military honors conferred by the U S Navy and the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s, www.alz.org Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving Bishop family. www.clickfh.com



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