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• TRIMMER, Sally Sellew Rector,
age 59 of Knoxville passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 at Par-kwest Medical Center following a sudden illness. Sally was a member of the Christian Church of Loudon County. She was a loving and devoted wife, daughter and sister. Sally enjoyed her friendships with co-workers in the Knox County Juvenile Court System. She was preceded in death by her father, W.W. Sellew and previous husband, Michael Rector. Sally is survived by her husband, James C. Trimmer; mother, Alice Sellew; sister, Sandy Stone; niece Karine Stone; nephew, Jared Stone; great niece, Kenna Stone; great nephew, Warren Stone and several cousins and other relatives. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 with a Celebration of Life to follow at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Rev. Steve Peek will officiate. Graveside Services will be private. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Trimmer family. www.clickfh.com

• RAYSON, John B.,
age 79, of Knoxville, TN died peacefully Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Tennova Residential Hospice. John was a graduate of Beloit College and The University of Tennessee College of Law in 1958. After graduating, he joined the firm now known as Kramer Rayson, where he practiced for 50 years. In a recent letter to John, a close friend and law partner shared these feelings, “I was always in awe and amazement of your grasp of the essence of what we were trying to accomplish for our clients. Moreover, it was always, always so much fun”. This is the way John approached his work and lived his life. John served briefly as Law Director for the City of Knoxville. He was active with Legal Aid of East Tennessee for many years and was President in 1997and 1998. John was a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and President of the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society. He was a 50-year member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension. In 1982 he was appointed Vice Chancellor (legal counsel) for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee and served through 1995. After retiring, John was involved in a number of volunteer activities. These included: serving as a Stephen Minister, being a member of the Church of the Ascension Circle of Friends, and working with the FISH hospitality pantry. He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. E.H. Rayson and Lillian A. Rayson, and a son David E. Rayson. John is survived by Mary Rayson, his loving wife of 57 years; son Ronald A. Rayson and son and daughter-in-law Brad Rayson and Beth Eason; Brother E.H. Rayson, Jr and his wife Sherry; Nieces and nephews and their spouses Jane Howard (Butch), Ned Rayson (Lilly), and Scott Rayson (Cary); and several great nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service celebrating John’s life, Monday, November 5, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 800 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. A reception will follow the service in the Church Parish Hall. There will be a private inurnment at the Church preceding the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension or Legal Aid of East Tennessee, 502 S. Gay Street, Suite 404, Knoxville, TN 37902. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences at www.rosemortuary.com

• PORRAS, Jesus,
age 72, of Knoxville, native of Harlingen, Texas, son of the late Edmundo and Sara Porras, passed away Friday November 2, 2012. He was a member of The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Jesus was a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1961 to 1966, where he served in the Vietnam Conflict. He was an electrical engineer at the Y12 facility for over 28 years. Jesus is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Vroone Porras; sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Elizabeth Porras of Columbia, SC, Darren and Catherine Porras, of Toronto, Canada; granddaughters, Liza Porras, Sarah and Laura Porras; grandson, Bryce Porras; sister and brother-in-law, Maria and Joseph Alcantar; brothers and sisters-in-law, Peppe and Connie Porras, Louis and Ninfa Porras, Antonio and Rosa Porras, all of Texas; brother-in-law / sister-in-law, Cornelis and Janet Vroone of Milton Keynes, England; cousins, Ron and Angie Strothman; several nieces and nephews; special friends Lewis and Liz Hodge, Terry and Deborah Copeland, Leo and Shelia Lugten, Barbara Marine, and a host of other friends. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 10:00 am at The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Interment to follow at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on John Sevier Highway with Full Military Honors. Online condolences may be made at www.rosemortuary.com . Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

• PHILLIPS, Charlotte Kincaid,
age 90, died Thursday November 1, 2012 at Shannondale Health Care Center. A native of Knoxville, Charlotte was an active, founding member of Sacred Heart Cathedral and an Alumnae of The University of Tennessee where she was a active member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Charlotte had a lifelong love of horses. For over three decades, she taught horseback riding at Sherill Stables to children of all ages. She ran the Horseback Riding Program at Webb Day Camp for over a decade, and spent countless summer weekends with her advanced students at Saddlebred Horseshows throughout East Tennessee. Charlotte was affectionately known by many as “The Horse Lady”. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jennie and David Kincaid; elder infant sister, Mary Charlotte and husband of fifty-two years, Edward B. Phillips. Cha-rlotte is survived by her children: Franklin Kincaid Phillips, Edward (Wa-rd) Gorham Phillips and wife Tracy, Jennie Phillips Johnson and husband Tom; grandchildren, Carrie Johnson Gandy and husband Richie, Benjamin Thomas Johnson and Dabney Walt Phillips; great-granddaughter, Lauren Lee Gandy. The family will receive friends 8:30-10:00 A.M. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel followed by a 10:30 A.M. Funeral Mass at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church with Father Michael Woods officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Sertoma Center, 1400 East 5th Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37917 or Sacred Heart Cathedral, 711 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Friends may also call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• KOSIER, Jerry Randle,
age 68 of Lenoir City, Tennessee went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, November 2, 2012. He was a devoted member of Fellowship Baptist Church who loved to play the guitar and enjoying the fellowship of the seniors of his church. Jerry was an avid car enthusiast. Jerry loved his job as a medical sales representative with Holston Gases. He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Randle Kosier. Jerry is survived by his loving wife of forty-nine years, Dorothy “Dotty” Kosier; his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Steve Hankins; granddaughter and husband, Shelby and Ryan Busbee; mother, Agnes Kosier; brother-in-law and wife, Don and Shirley Bridges; sister-in-law and husband, Donna and Allen Sims and his beloved four legged companion Romeo. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Mr. Bill Baxter and Holston Gases for their love and support through the years. Funeral service: 7:30 PM Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Reverend Eddie Chasteen and Reverend Charlie Lynch officiating. The family and friends will gather by 10:30 AM Tuesday at Rose Mo-rtuary Mann Heritage Chapel and proceed to Byrd’s Chapel for an 11:00 AM interment service. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church Bus Ministry, P.O. box 623, Lenoir City, TN 37771. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. The family will receive friends from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• KIRBY, Harold W.,
age 70, of Loudon, passed away November 2, 2012 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was a United States Army Veteran and was preceded in death by parents, Madge and Selva Lee Kirby. He is survived by his wife, Martha; sons and daughter-in-law, Kent and Sylvia Kirby and Chris and Jennifer Kirby; grandchildren, Mia, Madeline, Jacob, Madison and Aubrey; aunt, Gladys Corum and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 9:30 AM Tuesday at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery for a graveside service with full military honors presented by Volunteer State Vete-rans’ Honor Guard. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Parkwest (Covenant Health) Hospice, 100 Fort Sanders West Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37922. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• GUNTLY, Mary T. Holden Stomer,
age 86, of Knoxville, formerly of Rochester, New York and Kingsport, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Brakebill Nursing Home. She was of the Catholic faith. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Guntly; sister, Bernie Stone and grandson, Chris Tinkler. She is survived by her son, Mike (Sharon) Stomer; daughters, Kathy (Wayne) Whitehead, Carol (P.R.) Benson and Jan (Matthew) King; gra-ndchildren, Jesse Darago, Michelle Graves, Andrew Darago, Samantha Bolin, Gabe Benson, Tilly Benson and Mikey Stomer. Funeral service 7:00 P.M. Friday Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rev. Ron Mouser officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Random Acts of Flowers, P.O. Box 27817, Knoxville, Tennessee 37927 or www.RandomActsofFlowers.org Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 PM Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• GOFF, Kathleen Denise Franklin,
age 52 of Knoxville, formerly of Sevierville, passed away at home unexpectedly from a heart condition Sunday evening, October 28, 2012. Kathleen was a wonderful mother and her children were the most important things in her life. Kathleen was very ac-tive as a “hands on” parent with her children’s activities at Bearden High School. She was a loving wife who brought laughter to her family. For over 20 years she was an enthusiastic and favorite teacher at West Hills Eleme-ntary School and loved her students. She was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church. She graduated from East Ten-nessee State University where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She was preceded in death by her father, Hubert Franklin. Kathleen is survived by her loving family: husband, Bruce Goff; son, Taylor Goff; daughters, Katie Goff, Mac-Kenzie Goff and Annika Goff all of Knoxville; mother, AnnaRuth Clark Franklin of Pigeon Forge; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earl and Bonnie Goff; sisters-in-law, Amy Goff, Vivien Goff, Laura Parham all of Knoxville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Phillip and Jennie Lou Goff of Maryland; nieces and nephews, Rachel Goff, Meredith Goff, Eric Parham, Trevor Parham; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service 5:30 PM Thursday at Church Street United Methodist Church with Reverend Darryll Rasnake and Reverend Sarah Varnell officiating. Interment will be private on Friday. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. The family request memorials may be made to: Special Olympics Tennessee, 1900 12th Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 (615) 329-1375. The family will receive friends Thursday at Church Street United Methodist Church following the service. Arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• BARA, Robert A. “Bob,”
age 64, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at his home. Bob was emp-loyed with H.T. Hackney for many years. He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Mark Bara and parents, August A. Bara, Sr. and Eileen Neuman Bara. Bob is survived by his wife, Mitzi Stiner Bara; daughter, Jennifer Bara; son, Tony (Zee) Bara; grandchildren, Alexa, Tristian, Ethan and Tyler; sisters, Ruthann (Howie) Adleski and Linda Heller; brother, August Bara and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 11:30 AM Tuesday at Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery (Lyons View Pike) with full military honors presented by the Volunteer State Veterans’ Honor Guard. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.

• ANDRUS, Brock,
age 50 of Knoxville, TN formerly of Salt Lake City, UT passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 surrounded by family. Brock was the you-ngest of the six children of Marlin W. Andrus and Joan Uhl Pierce. He had a great love of sailing on the Great Salt Lake. Brock was the Logistics Coordinator at Highway Contractors in Salt Lake City and was a Business Major at Pellissippi State Community College. He was preceded in death by his father, Marlin W. Andrus; brother, Brett Andrus and step-father, Dr. Charles N. Uhl. Brock is survived by his loving mother, Dr. Joan Uhl Pierce; children, Joshua Andrus and Lexi Andrus Staley (Chris Staley), and their mother, Sherry Andrus all of Mesa, AZ; siblings, Shauna Andrus (Ray Buchman), Marlin Andrus (Vera), Graydon Andrus (companion, Dr. Suji Lee), Kim Andrus Soper and Shane Andrus (Randi); grandchildren, Shawn and Wyatt Andrus; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends, especially those at Club LeConte. A Celebration of Life will be held at 6 p.m. at Club LeConte, Knoxville on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. www.clickfh.com



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