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• STOFER, Mary Dublin,
of Knoxville, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away early Saturday morning, December 22, 2012 at NHC Farragut. She was 87. Born in 1925 to Harold Dublin and Marjorie Davidson, Mary attended Stevens College and later became a high fashion model in Cleveland. In 1946 she was selected as its Sesquicentennial Queen. She raised two children there and was for many years an active member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Rocky River. She loved the Bible, helping others, animals, chocolate, Elvis, and most of all, her family. She learned to paint late in life and filled her home with beautiful watercolors. She is survived by her two children, Matthew Stofer and Penny Nye; her grandchildren, Cassandra and Emily Nye; and her sister, niece, and nephew, Nancy Dorer, Judy Dorer, and David Dorer. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley (in memory of Mary Stofer). A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 12, at 10:00 a.m. at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike

• SMITH, Mary Joyce Ross,
age 38, went to be with her Lord December 24, 2012. Mary is sadly missed by her husband, Mark Smith and her children, Abigayle age 9 and Ethan age 7; her parents, Gayton and Joyce Ross; sister, Sharon Ross; brothers, James Ross and Tim Ross; many nieces, nephews and extended family. She attended Berean Christian School, Whittle Springs Middle School and graduated with honors, eighth in her class from Fulton High School. She was a graduate of South College. She started and ran two businesses. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. at Grassy Valley Baptist Church, 10637 Kingston Pike, with Dr. Rami Cassis officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a trust that is being established for her children’s education. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Mary Ross Smith.

• CARROLL, Mary Spurrier,
age 65 of Farragut, beloved wife, perpetually loving mother and grandmother, dear, devoted sister, aunt, daughter and friend, won her courageous battle with cancer of 8.5 years on Christmas Eve and crossed into heaven into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. Mary was preceded in death by her parents W. M. and Frances Spurrier and her sister Barbara Spurrier Clouse. She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Car-roll and dau-ghters and sons-in-law, Rhonda & Scott Sims of Nashville and Ginny & Thomas Herrick of Farragut, her four adored grandchildren, Virginia Ta-ylor Sims, Samuel Dale Herrick, Mary Lydia Sims and Lily Elaine Herrick, sister Martha Spurrier May of Charlotte, NC, father and mother-in-law, Hubert and Faye Carroll of LaFollette, TN, nephews and niece, Lawrence (Chip) Clouse, Jr., Brian Clouse, and Frances Scott Phillips. Mary Frances Spurrier was born October 27, 1947 in Charlotte, NC. She graduated from Myers Park High School and Columbia College, receiving her degree in Education. Later in Atlanta Mary was introduced to her best friend and beloved Ronnie. They married November 20, 1970 and were happily married for 42 years. Mary sought to serve other people in any way she could. For many years, she loved volunteering in the Farragut Schools’ Clinics, helping many youth who needed more than medical attention. She served her daughters and their friends through their activities, including serving on the Board of the Knoxville Children’s Showchoir. Mary also volunteered in the Concord Hills Women’s Club and delivered Meals on Wheels, enjoying her relationships with the recipients. Mary also volunteered in various tasks at her church of 27 years, Concord United Methodist, including at the reception desk, as a Stephen Minister, Staff Parish Committee member, organizing a greeting committee and any other behind-the-scenes task where help was needed. Mary was so thankful for all the medical care, love and support she received at The Cancer Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center and the Thompson Cancer Survival Center. In particular, she enjoyed the care of Dr. Allen Grossman, her oncologist who became a friend. She was blessed with the love of so many special friends who continuously supported her throughout her battle with cancer. Receiving friends will be Sunday, December 30 at Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 6 p.m. Graveside Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 31 at Pleasant Forest Cemetery, Concord Road, Farragut, TN. In lieu of flowers, Mary requested memorial gifts go to either the Concord United Methodist Church Building Program, the church CADES (Adult Day Care) program or the Childhelp Children’s Center of East Tennessee, 2505 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Carroll family.

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