• WILLIAMS, Dick (Emmett Wesley),
age 94, of Farragut went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday morning, July 17, 2015, at Parkwest Medical Center after a short illness. Dick was a member of Creighton Memorial Baptist Church and a charter member of First Baptist Church Concord. During his 58 years of membership he served as a Sunday School teacher, member of the choir, deacon, on many committees, including the pastoral relations committee and was a beloved spiritual leader to many. Dick established the prayer ministry, which included a prayer meeting on Saturday nights for 30 years and assisted in establishing the prayer chapel for his church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the construction of the Panama Canal. He retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory after 36 years of service. Dick was an avid woodworker and could build or fix anything. He loved growing tomatoes and giving them to his friends until the day he passed. Dick married Mary Ruth Gray on Feb. 20, 1944. He was preceded in death by his son, David Wesley Williams; parents, Emmett Hendrix Williams and Clara Snow Williams Allen; sister, Alma Williams Copeland; brothers, Hoyat and Billy Williams. Dick is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Ruth; daughter, Linda Williams Loy and her daughter, Kerry Loy; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Williams and her children, Lori (Denton) Williams Lesslie, Kip Williams; great-grandchildren, Will and Hollie Lesslie; brother, Ray Williams; niece, Beverly Williams Stypula, Lisa (Jeff) Blackburn Ogle, nephews, Steve (Patsy) Williams and Ronnie Williams, Michael (Rachel) Gray, Ron (Barbara) Gray. A Celebration of Life Worship Service will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 20, in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Concord with Dr. Joe Stacker, Dr. C. Glenn Sullivan, Dr. Doug Sager and Dr. John Avant officiating. Private graveside services will be held at Pleasant Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Mission of Hope, mission-ofhope.org or to First Baptist Church Concord Prayer Ministry, 11704 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, is serving the Williams family. www.clickfh.com
• HOOLICK, Catherine Hughes,
age 66, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015. She was a lovely, talented and gentle person who knew the true meaning of friendship. Considered by many to be a “Renaissance woman,” Cathy was a cultured person with numerous talents in the arts, literature and music, including being an accomplished pianist. She also had a passion for all animals but especially for her beloved pugs, Chloe and Dov. Cathy was born in New York City and started

her artistic career working at Tiffany & Co. While there, she created designs in sterling silver, porcelain and glass and garnered her notable awards such as the Colgate Palmolive Triple Crown Trophy and the American Cancer Society Life Time Achievement Award. For over 40 years, she designed holiday, exotic orchid florals, all-occasion cards and wedding suite stationary collections for such firms as Cartier, Crane & Co., Dempsey & Carroll and Tiffany & Co. Many of her designs for Cartier and Crane became top holiday bestsellers year after year, and they continue to be reissued. Memorial bequests may be sent in Cathy’s name to “Thompson Cares,” a benevolent fund that provides financial assistance to patients in crisis who need help to meet the expenses of basic necessities like housing, transportation, medical supplies and medication.

Check donations should be made out to: Thompson Cancer

Survival Center, 1915 White Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916. Donations may also be made online at http://www.active.-com/donate/tcscf. Cathy will be dearly missed, but not forgotten, by all who were blessed to know her. Her art and designs will also live on as testament to her gifted talents.