Ivins, Richard O., age 69, of Tellico Village Community, Loudon, TN passed away June 11, 2004 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN of Myelodysplasia Leukemia. He graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill. with Bachelorís and Masterís Degrees in Chemical Engineering. He also attended the University of Chicago Executive Program and received an MBA from them. He started working with the National Laboratory System in Oak Ridge as a graduate student. He returned to Chicago and worked at Argonne National Laboratory for 30 years. As Group Leader of Reactor Safety Programs and later as Project and Section Manager, he led research groups establishing the need for emergency core cooling systems in nuclear power reactors. He was the first to propose and establish heat transfer as mechanism for molten metal-water explosions providing the basis for avoiding industrial accidents. He discovered the impact of equilibrium time for interhalogen separations process establishing the design basis for commercial units. As Manager of Commercialization Energy Storage Technologies he led the effort to promote technology use in the private sector for advanced batteries resulting in the wide use of new energy storage technology. As Deputy and Acting Director of Coal Technology he led the fossil energy programs increasing industrial involvement. He was the first Director of Technology Transfer where he created industrial relations and technology transfer program resulting in cooperative programs with industry and privatization of laboratory technology. After retiring from ANL, he created ROI Associates, consulting on materials and process problems for manufacturing firms and assisted small businesses in obtaining new government electronics and coatings contracts including creating a firm for marketing electrochemical surface treatment defense technology to the private sector. After assisting Alcomet, Inc. and Precision Thin Metal, Inc. in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to establishing financial plans leading to public and private financing, he became their Vice President of Engineering where he managed the installation and startup of continuous extrusion and metal peeling processes. In 1994, he was hired by the City of Juneau, Wisconsin as their Economic Development Director where he was instrumental in bringing 2 major firms and 4 small manufacturing companies into Juneau; obtained grants for purchasing parklands; established Tax Incremental District and Community Development authority to provide funds for expansion of the cityís infrastructure, and established a revolving loan fund for the city to provide loans to firms in the city to expand operations. In 1997, he retired to Tellico Village in Loudon, TN He was a charter member of the Tellico Cruising Club where he served a term as Treasurer and later Commander. As a member of the Oak Ridge Power Squadron and the Tellico Boaterís Assistance Response Team (T-BART) he taught boating safety classes. He was also a charter member of the Wednesday boaterís lunch group, now called the ROMEOíS (Retired Old Men Eating Out). Known as the Computer Tutor in the Village he was available to help anyone who needing help with computer software and hardware. He was also involved in the Oak Run, Illinois lake safety committee for many years. A licensed small aircraft pilot he flew a Taylorcraft for many years. Preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Julian (Joe) and Agnes Ivins; wife, Dorothy Rahr Patterson and wife, Leila Phillips Allen. Survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bernhjelm Kull Ivins and her son, Neil Kull; son, Alexander; daughter, Dana and her husband, Timothy, and grandchildren, Michael, Joseph, Stephanie, Jacob and Samuel; daughter, Sarah Patterson; sons, Christopher and Gregory Allen; sister, Susan Ivins Gabor; niece, Alyson Gabor and nephew, Jeremy Gabor. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 3 p.m. at the Tellico Village Yacht Club Boaterís Memorial grounds with Rev. Eric Andrews, CSP of John XXIII University Parish officiating. A memorial service is also being planned for August 4, 2004 at 1 p.m. in Glen Ellyn, Illinois at Lake Ellyn. The family requests in lieu of flowers contributions to T-BART, c/o Paul Smith, Treasurer, 110 Walela Lane, Loudon, TN 37774. The family may be contacted through email@example.com.Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Richard O. Ivins.
Ross, John Charles (J.C.), age 85, of Lenoir City and Knoxville, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2004, at St. Maryís Residential Hospice. He was a member, deacon and Sunday School teacher of Sixth Avenue Church of God for 56 years. J. C. was a proud member of the 5th Armored Division Company B serving during W. W. II in Germany. He was founding owner of Ross Trucking Co. He was a longtime farmer. Preceded in death by his first wife of 42 years, Agnes Procter Ross; parents, Ernest Thomas Ross Sr. and Kate Brown Ross; brother, Ernest Thomas Ross Jr.; grandson, Dwight Ross Baumgardner. Survived by his wife of 22 years, Wanda Ellis Ross; children, Ernestine Baumgardner and husband, Bob of Mechanicsville,VA, Carole Harris and husband, Bill of Lenoir City, Gary Ross and wife, Jama of Knoxville, Kathy Ross Wilson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Robert Baumgardner, Jr., Michelle Fritz, Melanie Robinson, Tyler Harris, Tracy and Janet Ross, Jennifer Holbert and Rachel Wilson; great grandchildren, Cameron and Bronwyn
Baumgardner, Jesse and Tucker Fritz, Zachery, Caroline and Billy Robinson, Phillip Wade Ingram, Christian Holbert and Dakota Steele; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Sixth Avenue Church of God with funeral services to follow at 3 p.m. Rev. Fred Cook and Dr. Ernie Varner officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Monday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of J. C. Ross.
Leach, Victor M., Jr. (Vic), age 77, of Knoxville, passed away Friday afternoon, June 18, 2004, at UT Medical Center. Vic was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving during WWII in the South Pacific. Vic had a career in insurance and real estate. He was a CLU and Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Round Table. Vic was preceded in death by his parents, Victor M. And Irene Leach. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Evelyn J. Leach; daughter, Cindy Hunter and husband, Graham; sons, Sonny Leach and wife, Peggy, Phil Leach and wife, Donna, Lee Leach and wife, Susan; grandchildren Chris Leach, Andee Guthrie, Graham Hunter II, Courtney Leach, Craig Leach, Carrie Rowland and Ben Rowland; great-grandchild, Anna Neal Leach; sister, Priscilla Love and several nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 21, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Concord United Methodist Church, Roane Drive with Rev. Bill Kilday officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will follow in Pleasant Forest Cemetery in Farragut. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to thePulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1440 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Victor M. Leach, Jr.
Wright, Michael E., age 56, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday, June 21, 2004 at his home. He was a retired electrician. Preceded in death by parents, Lee Wright and Frances Campbell Wright; brothers, Ronnie Wright and Bobby Campbell. Survived by his wife of 19 years, Sue Williams Wright; daughters, Lena Ward and husband, David of Lenoir City, Tabitha Watts and husband, Bobby of Loudon; stepson, Brian Phillips of Lenoir City; 6 grandchildren; sisters, Darlene Johnson and husband, Stanley, Brenda Wright; brother, James Wright and wife, Bonnie all of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Ellen Stapp; brothers-in-law, Charles Lynn and wife, Ruthie, Roy Williams and wife, Gwen, Carl Williams, Donald Stapp and wife, Sharon, Raymond Stapp and wife, Robin, Arnold Stapp and wife, Barbara; sister-in-law, Debra Sharman and husband, Gary. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Michael E. Wright.
Barger, Dweida West, age 85, of Lenoir City, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2004 at Park West Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Barger and sister, Mae Childers. Survived by daughter, Sarah Perry and husband, Eddie of Kingston; grandchildren, Charles Perry and wife, Misty of Lenoir City and Carrie Perry of Kingston; brothers, John Tuck and wife, Ida and Carroll Tuck and wife, Martha all of Loudon; sisters, Lillie Russell, Nora Aikens and husband, George and Ketha Cook and husband, Arthur all of Loudon; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Sherry Agnes Miller. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Josh Gilreath officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made American Heart Association. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Dweida Barger.
McCollum, Everette A., age 86, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday, June 21, 2004. He was a member of Kingston Pike Baptist Church. Everette was retired from Martin Marietta, K-25 Plant. He served in the U. S. Army during W. W. II. Preceded in death by parents, Jim and Alva McCollum; infant son, Andy McCollum and sister, Cletus Bryant. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Janie Crane McCollum; children, Jo Nell Young and husband, Dana, Roan Mountain, TN, Larry McCollum and wife, Lorraine of Lenoir City;6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; brothers, J. D. McCollum and wife, Gladys of Memphis, Eugene McCollum and wife, Jamie of Jackson, MS; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Click-Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City, with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Rev. Ronny Jones and Rev. Charles Earl will officiate. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens for graveside services with military honors conferred by VFW Post #5150 and American Legion Post #120, #70 and #256. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Everette McCollum.
Delekta, John C., age 80, of Knoxville, passed away Monday afternoon, June 21, 2004 at Park West Hospital. John was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. He was retired from Briggs Manufacturing/John Walter Corp. with 35 years of service. John was a veteran of World War II serving with the Army in Japan. He was an avid hunter, bowler and golfer. John was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Fred Drob. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Martha C. Delekta; children, Leonard Delekta and wife Mary Ellen of Honolulu, Hawaii, Lawrence Delekta of Garland, TX, Maryann Drob of Harsen Island, MI, Richard Delekta and wife Ernestine of Garland, TX; grandchildren, Sara Delekta Gallagan and husband Sean, Jessica Delekta, Rebecca Delekta, Fred Drob, Cathy Thwing, husband James and their children, Daniel and Michelle, Michelle Delekta; brothers, Leon Delekta and Edward Delekta; sisters, Stephanie Ciarkowski and Martha Kloska; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at All Saints Catholic Church from 9: 30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday followed by a funeral mass at 10: 30 a.m. with Father Chris Michelson officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to All Saints Catholic Church. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Delekta family.
Dean, Judith Ann Sanders, age 63, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday, June 21, 2004 at her home. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church. Judy was employed as a nurseís assistant at Baptist Health Care Center, and she was also employed at Allenís Department Store and was a legal secretary for the former Judge Tom Ingram. She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas Wilson Sanders and Lodema Baker Sanders; grandparents, Maude and Jim Baker. Survived by her husband, Earl G. Dean; son, Steven G. Dean and wife, Sandra; precious grandson and her guiding light, Elijah James (Eli) Dean; sisters, Peggy Sanders Brown and husband, David of Lenoir City, Cathy Sanders Fore and husband, Doug of Knoxville; nephew, Anthony (Tony) Brown of Lenoir City; aunts, Ruth Jenkins of Knoxville and Bernell Brown of Kingsport; uncle, Robert Thompson of Maryville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Family and friends will meet at Click Funeral Home by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and proceed to Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services at 10 a.m. with Dr. Mark Gooden officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Judith Ann Dean.
Coffman, Betty S., age 72, of Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Betty was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by husband, Brunner F. Coffman; daughter, Dottie Roberts; infant son, Johnny Smith; parents, Ernest (Chock) and Fannie Simpson. Survived by daughters, Janie Roberts and husband, Johnny, Carol Arden, Doris McCulloch and boyfriend, Gene Herman; granddaughters, Elizabeth McKee, Ashleigh Arden and Brittany McCulloch; grandsons, Ray Roberts and wife, Jessica, Dustin McCulloch and Robert Arden; great grandsons, Cody McKee, Alex McKee and Brandon Roberts; great granddaughter, Breanna Roberts; son-in-law, Donnie Roberts; brother, Walter H. (Tub) Simpson; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sammy Thomas and Rev. Bo Selvage officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers: Ronnie Marney, Dustin McCulloch, Robert Arden, Bob Bolton, Anthony Ferruggia and Gene Herman. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Betty S. Coffman.
DeLoach, Carole Sue Pierce, age 66, of Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at her home. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and United Methodist Womenís Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob L. DeLoach. Survived by sons, Richard and Stacy of Lenoir City, Stanley and wife, Mari of Goldsboro, NC; granddaughters, Amanda and Samantha DeLoach of Crossville; Hope DeLoach of Lenoir City; brother and sister-in-law, William and Geri Pierce of Butler, TN; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Central United Methodist Church in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Mark Gooden officiating. Burial will follow in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers: David Canada, Mark Smith, John Tinnel, Jim Rounds, Kimber Littleton, Ric Best, Floyd Morton and Bill Corwin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Central United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, 301 Hickory Creek Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771 Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Carole DeLoach.
Sisson, Harry John, age 78, of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Chatfield, MN, passed away on Wednesday evening, June 23, 2004 in Knoxville from complications of cancer. Harry was born September 17, 1925 to Harry J. Sisson and Barbara (Manahan) Sisson in Chatfield, MN. He attended school in Chatfield and graduated from Chatfield High School in 1943. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific during World War II. After his discharge, he spent some time in California and later returned to Chatfield to enter the grocery business with his father. He retired after thirty years in business and moved to Las Vegas, NV for about twenty years. He then moved to Knoxville, TN to be with his daughter Mary and her husband Donald Snyder. He served on the board of directors of the Associated Grocers for three years and was a member of the Marine Corps Association, the Fifth Marine Division Association, the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mary Ann and his wife Lorraine Zank Sisson. He is survived by one son; Anthony D. Sisson of Minneapolis, MN two daughters; Mary T. Sisson of Knoxville, TN and Vickie L. (Sisson) Tingle and husband Rick, of Escondido, CA; four grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2004 at All Saints Catholic Church, Knoxville, TN with Celebration of Life services to follow at 11 a.m. with Father Brent Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Chatfield, MN on Monday, June 28, 2004 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorial contributions be made to Calvary Cemetery Association, Chatfield, MN. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Sisson family.
Seals, Johnnie Lawrence, Sr., age 61, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday morning, June 24, 2004, at his home. He was a member of Bell Avenue Baptist Church and was a retired electrician from Martin Marrieta at K-25. Johnnie was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Denise Seals; dad, Herb Seals; brothers: Bobby Seals, Roland Seals, Frankie Underwood, Ray Underwood, Doug Jackson and Doyle Jackson.
He is survived by his sons, Bobby Seals and wife, Kim of Knoxville, Johnnie L. Seals, Jr. of Knoxville; grandson, Duke Seals; mother, Carolyn Scott and husband, Hobert of Lenoir City; brother, Jimmy Seals and wife, JoAnn of Illinois; sisters: Ann Petty and husband, Donny, Betty Decker and husband, Jackie all of Cleveland, Linda Wolfenbarger and husband, James, Faye Rice all of Lenoir City, Pat Brooks of Owensboro, Ky.; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Seay officiating. Interment will follow in the Loudon County Memorial Gardens with military honors by VFW Post 5150 and American Legion Post 120, 70 and 256. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Johnnie Seals.
Phillips, William Edward (Ed), age 95, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday evening, June 24, 2004 at his home. He was a member of Dixie Lee Baptist Church. Ed was retired from Y-12 as a pipefitter after 30 years service. Preceded in death by wife, Thelma C. Phillips; father, Samuel R. Phillips; mother, Xymena Ault Phillips; son, Billy Ray Phillips; grandson, Benjamin Lee Phillips; sisters, Mary Crowe and Lucille Johnson; brothers James and Wilker Phillips. Survived by sons, Gene Phillips and wife, Faye, Mack Phillips and wife, Cathy, Eddie Phillips and wife, Judy all of Lenoir City, Ken Phillips and wife, Sue of Philadelphia, TN and Jack Phillips of San Antonio, TX; daughters, Charlotte Shultz and husband Walt of Philadelphia, TN, Shirley Hensley of Knoxville; grandchildren: Kelly Buckner, Kim McMillan, Keith Hensley, Phillip Hensley, Barry Phillips, Scott Phillips, Brian Phillips, Beau Phillips, Katie Phillips, Kathy Gilmore, Laura Phillips and Megan Phillips; 10 great grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Phillips of Loudon, Roy and Howard Phillips of Lenoir City; sisters, Ruth Heath of Colorado, Jessie Mae Parrish of Lenoir City and Sue Freels of Farragut; a host of nieces and nephews; special friend, Nina Wade. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dan Dunkel officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideonís Bible Society or Covenant Hospice, 3001 Lake Brook Boulevard, Suite 101, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Ed Phillips.
Ervin, Robert Edward, age 60, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday June 26, 2004 at the Fort Sanders Regional Hospital. He had made his peace with God. Robert was a retired Electrician and Mechanic. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Earl Ervin and his nephew, Timothy Charles McKee. He is survived by his daughter Krystee Ervin; son Robert Ervin; mother Eva Ervin; brothers, Homer Ervin and wife Debbie, Raymond Ervin; sister Lillie Corley and husband Jim; several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews; longtime faithful friend, Steve Benker. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 Monday with a Memorial Service to follow at 7:30 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Collins officiating. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Robert Ervin.
Clark, Pamela Redden (Pam), age 42, of West Knoxville went home to be with the Lord Saturday evening June 26, 2004. Pam was born in Augsburg, Germany, June 18, 1962, while her father was stationed there as a member of the U.S. Army. Upon the family's return to the United States, they settled in Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey after her father's honorable discharge from the military in 1965. Over the course of the next 15 years, the family moved many times as her father worked his way up through the corporate ranks of Hanes and VF Corp. At last count, Pam had lived in over 22 different cities. Upon Pam's graduation from Davie County High School, Pam attended North Carolina State University, Penn State University, and ultimately graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Pam's first and only job out of college was as a member of the Sales team for Lee Jeans, a position she maintained for 18 years, servicing territories in Dallas (JC Penney), Des Moines (Yonkers), Nashville (Castner Knott), and ultimately Knoxville (Goody's). Knoxville has been her home for over 13 years, the longest Pam had lived anywhere. A member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, Pam was active within the Joint Heirs Sunday School Class, Cancer Support Group, Beth Moore Bible Studies, and B.S.F.- Bible Study Fellowship. Pam was a wonderful wife and mother. Survivors: husband of 13 years, Nick Clark; daughter, Janee Clark (8); son, Nickolas Clark (6) ; daughter, Gracee Clark (4) all of the home; parents, Forrest Richard (Dick) and Donna Redden; sister, Jane Redden Kononchuk and husband Dimitri; brother, Rick Redden and wife Angela; nephews, Zachary Kononchuk and Forrest Redden; niece, Merritt Redden all of Charleston, SC; grandmother, Grace Fritts of Midway, NC; numerous uncles and aunts of Midway and Winston-Salem North Carolina. For those who desire, there will be an open viewing from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday June 30 at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Private graveside services will be held Thursday at the Pleasant Forest Cemetery with Dr. Roy Zinn officiating. A Celebration of Life will held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 1 at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church with Dr. Roy Zinn officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rejoice Youth Choir at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, 9132 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923 or to the St. Mary's Residential Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Clark family.
McLean, Robert Patrick, age 65, of the Tellico Village Community in Loudon, TN, entered into heaven on Sunday, June 27, 2004, after a long and courageous fight against cancer. He served his country as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He worked in sales and marketing for the plastics color industry for years, ending his career with ACCEL Color. He was a loving and devoted husband to his wife Cynthia for 42 years. He was a caring and giving father to his children, Colleen McLean Spraque and husband Dan, Laura McLean Lashlee-Brown and husband David, Michele McLean Barker and husband Mark, Robert Palmer McLean and wife Vicki, Michael Patrick McLean and wife Emaly and Matthew Edward McLean and wife Cheryl. He had twelve grandchildren with the thirteenth grandchild due in August. Many loving family and friends also survived him. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Baptist Hospice, P.O. Box 22, Knoxville, TN 37901-9932 or the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909, http://www.cancer.org/. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1580 St. Thomas Way, Lenoir City, TN 37772 A Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m . The funeral mass will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2004, also at St. Thomas with Father David Boettner officiating. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery followed a luncheon at the church. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Robert McLean.
Williams, Jimmy Ray, age 57, of Lenoir City, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2004. He was a member of Corner Stone Baptist Church in Lenoir City. He was a Vietnam veteran serving 2 tours as a Corporal in the U. S. Marine Corp. He received the Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Rifle Expert Badge. Preceded in death by father, Dewey J. Williams and brother, Freeman Williams. Survived by daughters, Jimmi Sue Williams Borden and husband, Mark, Tammy Renee Williams Bivens and husband, Tony; mother, Aileen Williams all of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Nikki Walker, Candace, Chelsi, Chasiti, Carmen and Tony Bivens; sisters, Patsy Drennen and husband, Willard of Churchton, MD, Mary Bivins and husband, Jim; brother, Dewey Williams and wife, Linda of Lenoir City; mother of his children, Sue Williams all of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews and many who loved him. We salute you Daddy! The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Rev. Greg Capps officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawkins Chapel and will proceed to Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. Military honors will be conferred by VFW Post #5150 and American Legion Post #120, #70 and #256. Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Jimmy Ray Williams.