KIRKPATRICK, Charles A.
KIRKPATRICK, Charles A. (Charlie), age 62, of Farragut passed away Oct. 10, 2003, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. Kirkpatrick was a member of the Good Samaritan Episcopal Church. He was a devout musician who adored the works of John Phillip Sousa, and he was very involved in Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Technological University and a master’s degree in music education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Kirkpatrick loved to fish with his son. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles E. and Ruth Kirkpatrick and sister, Brenda Kirkpatrick. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Eleanor Kirkpatrick; son Chuck Kirkpatrick and his wife Donna of Knoxville; granddaughter, Lindsey Kirkpatrick; brother, Kenneth E. Kirkpatrick and wife, Marty of Smyrna; and two nephews. The family received friends Monday. Funeral services followed at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Don Acton officiating. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Virtue Cemetery. Click Funeral Home is served the family of Charlie Kirkpatrick.
GALLAGHER, Paul J.
GALLAGHER, Paul J., age 73, of West Knoxville, died Tuesday Oct. 7, 2003, at his home. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He was born in Scranton, Pa., and graduated from the University of Scranton in 1952. He volunteered for the Marines Officers School and as a first lieutenant served in Korea and retired July 1954. He worked for Columbia Records for three years and then transferred to Phillips-Magnavox for whom he worked until his retirement. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. and Mary E. Gallagher, both of Scranton, Pa. Survivors: wife Geraldine M. Gallagher; sons and daughters-in-law, Mark T. Gallagher, Patrick J. Gallagher, Timothy and Keesha Gallagher, Terrence and Monica Gallagher; and his only daughter, Paula Gallagher; grandchildren, Alex, Andy, Emily, Jacob. The family received friends Oct. 9 at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Funeral service was Oct. 10 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with Father John Dowling officiating. Interment was at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, East Region Office, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
SHERSKY, Adeline, age 83, of Knoxville, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003. She was a member of Heska Amuna Synagogue, life member of Hadassah, former head of ladies Chevra Kadisha. Shersky was co-owner with her husband for 55 years of Harold’s Kosher Deli. Preceded in death by son, Steven Edward Shersky. Survivors: husband of 61 years, Harold Shersky; son, Martin Glenn Shersky, both of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Sydney Katz of Louisville, Ky.; niece, Emily Shersky of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Mrs. Max (Anne) Wolf. Funeral service was at noon Sunday at Heska Amuna Synagogue with Rabbi Joseph Mendelsohn officiating. Interment followed at New Jewish Cemetery. Pallbearers; Ron Isenberg, Ernie Gross, Glenn Katz, Martin Abrams, Alan Abrams, Todd Wolf, Jerry Becker, Alan Katz. Honorary pallbearers: Barry Wolf, Jan Fay, Isadore, Monte, and Sam Abrams, Norbert Slovis, Jerry Millen, Monte Millen and Dr. Rodney Wolf. The family requests memorial donations be made to Heska Amuna Synagogue, P.O. Box 10162, Knoxville, TN 37939, or Covenant Hospice, 3001 Lake Brook Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
POPE, Edith A. (Sandy)
POPE, Edith A. “Sandy,” died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. After growing up on a farm in Ohio, Pope worked for the Pentagon as a stepping-stone toward her dream of becoming a model. Afterwards, she moved to New York City where she pursued a successful career in modeling. She did live work for television and her photos appeared in magazines and newspapers. Pope loved playing golf, spending time with her precious family and friends, long walks along the beach and painting beautiful watercolors. Her determination and zest for life leaves a lasting impression on all of us who knew her. Preceded in death by her parents, William J. and Marie Moore and former husbands, Mel Alexander Jr. and Gene Pope Jr. She is survived by her loving and adoring family. Son and daughter-in-law, James and Diane Alexander; daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Tom Saur; daughter, Gina Pope Moore; grandchildren, Amy Saur, Jeanette Alexander, James Alexander Jr.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Raymond and Marjorie Moore and Clyde and Maureen Moore; sister and brother-in-law, Raymond and Marjorie Moore and Clyde and Maureen Moore; sister and brother-in-law, Marian and Dave O’Mahen; special friends, longtime best friend, Joan Lee; special friend, Shirley Strickland; Mariah, Pope’s faithful shadow and best four-legged friend. Splendiferous thanks to Dr. Richard Antonucci, Mari Beth Hammontree, Kristi Barger and everyone else at Cancer Care of East Tennessee. Also kudos to the fourth floor staff at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center whom with humor, good care and love, you eased her journey with cancer. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Lane Harris officiating. Burial took place at Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, Ohio. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society East Tennessee Region Office, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. The family received friends at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
FERRELL, Harold Wayne
FERRELL, Harold Wayne, age 56, of Knoxville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 14, 1947, in Tampa, Fla. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from Tampa Electric Company in 1991. He was currently employed at ARC in Knoxville. He was a member of Unite Local No. 906. He was preceded in death by his father, George Ferrell. He is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia Casselman-Ferrell of Knoxville; children, Dana Ferrell of Alaska, Scott and Emily Ferrell of Louisiana, Heather and Brent Butcher of Tennessee, Mikki Wise of Tennessee, and Jessie Casselman of Georgia; grandchildren, Connor Wise and Chase Butcher; mother, Agnes Riner of Florida; sister, Janice Cox of Knoxville; niece, Jessica Earl of Florida; nephews, Mike, Paul, and Kenneth Cox of Florida, and numerous friends. Family and friends met Friday at the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery for a 1:30 p.m. graveside and interment service with Chaplain Bob Mize officiating with full military honors presented by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. The family received friends today at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
DODSON, James R.(Jim)
DODSON, James R.(Jim), age 61, of Louisville passed away Monday afternoon, Sept. 29, 2003 at his home. Dodson was preceded in death by his mother, Bettie Dodson; brother, Bobby Dodson. Survivors: wife of 41 years, Sandra Dodson; daughters, Tammy Norwood and husband Mark of Knoxville, Sherry Dodson of Louisville; sons, Rich Dodson and wife Mary of Madisonville, Chris Dodson and Shane Dodson, both of Knoxville; grandchildren, Mitch Dodson, Claire Dodson and Matthew Norwood; several nieces, nephews and special friends. The family received friends Wednesday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with the Rev. Gene Marie officiating. Family and friends gathered Thursday at Concord Masonic Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike served the Dodson family.
RUSSELL, Louis “Bud” Wesley Jr.
RUSSELL, Louis “Bud” Wesley Jr., of Knoxville, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at his home. He was a member of Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church. Russell was former District Manager of S.H. Kress department store. He was a volunteer for Baptist Senior Health at West Town Mall. Preceded in death by wife, Evelyn Vohreese Blake Russell in 1993; parents, Louis Wesley and Annie Estelle Whitley Russell Sr., and brother Elbert E. Russell. Survivors: sons, Louis W. “Lou” Russell III, Marion Roderick “Rod” Russell, both of Knoxville; sisters, L. Anita Russell of Montgomery, Ala., Eleanor F. Dozier of Troy, Ala., Annie Estelle Mercer of North Elmore, Ala.; brothers, Carl C. Russell, Jack J. Russell, both of Montgomery, Ala.; several nieces and nephews; best friend, Betty Walker of Knoxville. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church with the Rev. Nathan Malone officiating. Interment was at Highland Memorial Cemetery Sunday, Sept. 28. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.