Cozart, Thelma Darlene, age 49, of Loudon formerly of Lenoir City, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2006. She was a member of Riverview Baptist Church in Lenoir City. Preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Mary Frances Cozart; niece, Melissa Hawkins and former husband, Eric Stegall. Survived by sons, Andre’ Stegall of Lenoir City, Mitchell Cozart of Knoxville and Justin Cozart and wife, Natosha of Loudon; 2 grandchildren, Darrell and Issac; sisters, Pearl Hawkins and husband, William of Loudon, Mary Cozart of Rochester, NY and Nadine Billingsley and husband, Perry of Knoxville; brother, Robert Hutcherson of Rochester, NY; special aunt, Phoebe Smith; many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, including devoted nephews, Travis Cozart and William Hawkins, Jr.; and many devoted friends. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Reggie Johnson, Rev. James Billings and Rev. Jesse Jones officiating. Interment will be private. Hawkins Chapel is serving the family of Thelma Darlene Cozart.
Leland Exum Browne Sr., age 90, of Kingston, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2006. He was of the Episcopal faith. A retired Engineer from Union Carbide in Oak Ridge and University of Tennessee. Leland was formerly on the Board of Directors of the Knoxville Zoo. He was a veteran of W. W. II serving in the U. S. Army in the European Theatre. He owned and operated Long Island Marina in Kingston for 54 years. Preceded in death by parents, Myrtle and Lee A. Browne; sister Betty Renshaw. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Evelyn C. Brown; children, Sandra Lee Browne of Gatlinburg, Leland E. Browne, Jr. and wife, Peggy of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Joel Hancock of Jupiter, FL, Courtney Sarsfield of Kingston, Leland E. Browne III of Lenoir City, Cyrus Painter and Ben Painter of Knoxville; great grandchildren, Steven Williams, Holly Williams and Shawn Sarsfield of Murfreesboro; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church or Stem Cell Research. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Leland Exum Browne, Sr.
Noel Mathias Engelhorn of Knoxville, died Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Mr. Engelhorn was born in Churches Ferry, North Dakota to Mathias and Mary Myrtle Engelhorn on May 7, 1918. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Harriet Lucille Bruce, and two brothers, Homer Mitchell Engelhorn and Leeland Thomas Engelhorn. Prior to the start of WWII, Mr. Engelhorn attended the University of Southern California where he studied statistics and mathematics and was a member of the track team. After war broke out, Mr. Engelhorn enlisted in the Army Air Corps, where he served in the Phillipines and New Guinea as a waist gunner aboard a B-24 heavy bomber and on an A-26 light bomber/reconnaissance aircraft. Awards, decorations, and campaign ribbons he received include: the American Theater Service Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Service Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Engelhorn continued to serve in the Air Force Reserves until 1952, retiring as a Master Sergeant. From 1947 to 1981 Mr. Engelhorn worked as a property tax agent for Montana-Dakota Utilities Company in both Minneapolis, MN and Bismarck, ND. A kind and generous Good Samaritan who loved his family, jazz, and baseball, Mr. Engelhorn is remembered fondly by his wife, Alice Frances Engelhorn, sons William Mathias and Robert Charles Engelhorn, daughter, Lucy Anne Nordgaard, and one grandson, Garrett Mathias Engelhorn. The family wishes to extend special gratitude and thanks to the caring and professional staffs at both Arbor Terrace Assisted Living and Brakebill Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Private interment will be at the East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern TN Chapter, 2200 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Engelhorn family.
Pamela Simpson (Pam) Wood of Knoxville, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 21, 2006 at Park West Hospital. Pam was retired from Bechtel Jacobs in Oak Ridge. After her retirement, she worked with Leitner, Williams, Dooley and Napolitan. She was a talented artist, and a wonderful wife, mother, nana and daughter. Pam was preceded in death by her father, K. D. Simpson. Survivors: husband of 39 years, Billy (Beau) Wood; daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Todd Blanchard of Farragut, Mandi and Jon Hamilton of Quantico, VA; grandchildren, Derrick Blanchard, Brady, Evan and Rayane Hamilton; mother, Flo Simpson of Knoxville; sisters, Sharron Horton of Knoxville, Debbie Shepherd of Farragut; brother, Kenny Simpson of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. Brent Hall officiating. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Wood family.
Joseph Stephen Duby of Tellico Village departed this life the morning of October 23 2006.A graduate of Highland Park Schools, Highland Park MI, he went on to obtain an undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University. Joe served his country as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. Joe returned to Michigan and secured his Master and Specialist degree from Michigan State University. A life long educator he spent his career as a teacher, counselor, and High School Principal in schools districts through out Southeast Michigan. A former collegiate basketball player he continued his love of the game by coaching the Waterford Kettering high school boys varsity team receiving the Michigan state high school coach of the year award. Joe is survived by his wife Patricia (Sullivan) Duby, Daughter Mary (Duby) Carlson and husband John, Daughter Anne Lyskawa, Son Joseph Duby JR., grandchildren, Thomas & Trisha Van Koughnett, Jessica & Alyssa Carlson, Nicole, Katie & Kristen Lyskawa. Brother John Duby and Sister Marie Madsen. Sister Patricia Burr precedes Joe in death. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, October 27th at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. with Father David Boettner officiating. Military honors will be conferred by VFW Post 5150 and American Legion Post 120, 70 and 256. Donations can be sent in the memory of Joseph Duby to Good Samaritan of Loudon County, 119 “A” Street, Lenoir City, TN 37771. Click Funeral Home is serving the family of Joseph Duby.
Campbell, Dorothy Lynn, 86, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday, October 26, following a short battle with cancer. She was an active member of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a former member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by parents Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cardwell, brothers Ed and Lloyd Cardwell, and sisters Mabel Nipper and Belva Reeves. She is survived by her husband Tom Campbell, sons Ron Lynn and wife Gwen of Strawberry Plains, Conley Lynn and wife Tampa of Lenoir City, step-sons Tommy Campbell and wife Cheri of Knoxville, Eddie Campbell and wife Bonnie of Jefferson County, step-daughter Sarah Byrd and husband Leroy of Sevierville; grandchildren, Todd, Bart, Bryan and Casey Lynn; step-grandchildren, Amy Sykes; Janet Reynolds; and Sherry Bergholm; sister Louise Wallace of Knoxville and several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Dot managed Standard Kitchen and Hearth Shop before retiring and moving to Winter Haven, Florida for nine years. After her return to Knoxville five years ago she worked part-time for Kohl’s in Farragut until her recent illness. Family and friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ministries of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Campbell family.
Lawrence Bosi, age 84, of Port Orange, FL, passed away October 21, 2006 at his home. Lawrence was the beloved husband of Ada Bosi and beloved father to Sandra Bosi. He is also survived by step-son, Phillip Ellenbecker and his sister, Riva Fantozzi. Lawrence was a decorated war hero being awarded the Bronze Star for Courage and the Purple Heart. In his youth he worked as a radio announcer in New Orleans and later worked as a clerk in Mayor Dalys office in Chicago. Lawrence was a member of Epithany Catholic Church. Prior to his unexpected death, Lawrence and his wife were planning to move to Tennessee to be near their daughter. Family and friends will gather by 12:30 p.m. Friday, October 27, at Click Funeral Home and proceed to Lakeview Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service. Full military honors will be conferred by VFW Post 5150 and American Legion Posts 120, 70 and 256. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Lawrence Bosi.
Wanda C. Range, age 72, of the Oral Community in Roane Co., passed away October 25, 2006. She was a member of Oral Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Range; parents, Clarence Ramsey and Anyle Cavanaugh; brother, Billy Ramsey. Wanda is survived by her children: Kay Lovett of Indiana, Sam Martin of Texas, Virginia Duhon and Vicki Stubblefield both of Texas; several grandchildren; brothers: Jack Ramsey and Joe Thomas of Louisiana, John Ramsey of Arkansas; sister, Mary Rains of Florida along with several 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 10 a.m. Saturday at Oral Baptist Church with Rev. Thom Tapp officiating. Interment will follow in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Wanda C. Range.
Janice Jones Wilk Reid, age 66, of Maryville, TN, formerly of Leavenworth, KS, lost her battle with cancer Wednesday afternoon, October 25, 2006. Janice retired from Civil Service with 32 years of service. She was an avid bowler, camper, Lady Vol basketball fan and loved to crochet. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie (Pappy) Jones and Anna Marie Jones; brother, Dean Jones; husband and father of her children, Richard Wilk; step daughter, Connie Reid Turner. Survivors: husband, Terry Reid of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Gene Anders; son and daughter-in-law, John and Karen Wilk all of Leavenworth, KS; step son, Tim Reid of Lenoir City; 5 grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Celebration of Life to follow at 4 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday in Leavenworth KS with interment in the Sunset Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bill, Andy and Polly Fund, c/o Cornerstone of Recovery, 1214 Topside Road, Louisville, TN 37777. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Janice Wilk Reid.
Galloway, June E., age 66, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2006 at Ft. Loudoun Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Clyde Galloway; parents, Joseph and Emeline Ailey; grandparents, John and Carrie Cagle. Survived by daughters, Lisa Galloway, Clydette Galloway both of Lenoir City, Dana Miller of Sweetwater; 2 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brother, John Ailey of Lenoir City; sister, Kaye Ailey Jacobs of Bradenton, FL; several nieces and nephews; her devoted poodle, Mistic. The family would like to express a special thanks to Violet Arden, Phyllis Drinnen and Sharon Large for their Loving Support. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Frank Weaver and Rev. Eddie Chasteen officiating. Family and friends will gather by 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home and proceed to Lakeview Memorial Gardens for graveside services at 11 a.m. Hawkins Chapel, Lenoir City is serving the family of June E. Galloway.
Charles H. (Chuck) Cameron, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2006. He was of the Baptist faith. Chuck served in the U. S. Navy in W. W. II and later served in the Merchant Marines for many years. He was a retired truck driver. Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Fannie Mae Cameron; sister, Lyla Stacks and husband, Don. Survived by his wife, Wilma Cameron; children, Bernadette (Bunny) Wilson of Michigan, Sherry Aguilar of Chattanooga, Stephen Cameron of New York, Nathan Cameron of Sweetwater, Debbie Fackiener of New York and Charles T. Shane Cameron of Murfreesboro; 16 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Charles Linkenfelter and Rev. Fred Watkins officiating. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Sunday in Citico Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery for graveside services with Rev. Benny McLemore officiating. Military honors will be conferred. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Chuck Cameron.
Margaret L. Kaylor, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2006. She was a member of the Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star in Lenoir City. Preceded in death by husband, Earl C. Kaylor; daughter, Jill Bennett Kennedy; grandson, Michael Bennett and sister, Hilda Hudson. Survived by grandson, Ronald Bennett of Florida; great granddaughter; Shiann Bennett; granddaughter, Rebekah Bennett; several other extended family members. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 28th at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Eddie Click officiating. Interment will be private. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Margaret L. Kaylor.
Hoyt W. Slaton, age 82, of Lenoir City, passed away Friday, October 27, 2006 at Ft. Loudoun Medical Center. He was a faithful member of Sixth Avenue Church of God for over 50 years. Preceded in death by parents, Gurley and Vada Slaton; brother, Coolage (Coot) Slaton; sister-in-law, Wanda Slaton all of Alabama. Survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Voiles Slaton; sons, W. Danny Slaton and wife, Candy of Pennsylvania, Tommy H. Slaton and wife, Pam of Crossville; sister, Betty Slaton Barns of Alabama; grandson, Tommy H. Slaton, Jr. and wife, Patty of Friendsville; granddaughter, Mandy Saffles and husband, Earl of Athens; great grandsons, Tommy H. Slaton III, Levi, Luke, Jake and Hunter Saffles; great granddaughter, Sarah E. Slaton. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Sixth Avenue Church of God in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church with Rev. Fred Cook, Rev. A. J. Crawford and Rev. Tommy Hoyt Slaton, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers: Richard Slaton, Barry Ellis, Gary Brown, Jim Franklin, Phil Grisby, and Carl Barber. Honorary pallbearers, Earl Saffles, Josh Grigsby and Johnny Garren. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Hoyt W. Slaton.
Smallen, Evelyn J., age 68, of Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at her home. She was preceded in death by parents, Lee Holbert Boyd and Sarah Ina Quiett Boyd; sister, Norma Jean Prince. Survived by her husband, Teddy Smallen; sons, Mike Simpkins of Loudon and Steve Simpkins of Lenoir City; grandson, Logan Simpkins of Loudon; sisters, Kathleen Boring, Mary Pence and Jewel Herron; brothers, Earvel Boyd and Larry Boyd; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Michael Arp officiating. Family and friends will gather by 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and proceed to Lakeview Cemetery for 11 a.m. graveside services. Serving as pallbearers: Logan Simpkins, Aaron Miller, Seth Montooth, Wes Isbill, Larry Smallen and Jeff Crisp. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Evelyn J. Smallen.
Myrtle Alexander, age 88, of the Paint Rock Community formerly of Lenoir City, passed away Sunday morning, October 29, 2006 at her home. Myrtle was a member of Community Baptist Church and recently attended Wildwood Church in Paint Rock. She was preceded in death by husband, Cecil (Buck) Alexander and was the last survivor of nine children. Myrtle is survived by 3 children, Logan Morris Miller and wife, Hazel of Ohio, Betty Mullikin and husband, Clyde of Indiana, Faye Brown and Ronald Price of Paint Rock; 15 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home. Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ted Halcomb officiating. Interment will follow in Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Myrtle Alexander.
Danny Ray (Paw Paw) Malone, age 46, of Knoxville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday October 26, 2006 while vacationing in Puerto Rico. Danny was whole heartedly devoted to his family. He had a strong faith in God and attended Cornerstone Church of Knoxville. His gift of a giving heart and concern for the well being of everyone made him loved by all who knew him. He established Malone's Coffee Service in 1993 and was known as "Dan the Coffee Man", considering all of his customers his friends, as well. He was a man who experienced life fully, enjoying hobbies such as NASCAR, snow boarding and spending time with his family. Danny was preceded in death by his father, Billy Wayne Malone. He left behind his loving wife of 28 years, Sharon Malone, as well as his children, Danielle Malone, Carrie Reagan and husband John, Jessie DeRose and husband Austin, Blake and Tina Malone. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Kaylee and Johnna Reagan and Alexander DeRose. He also leaves his mother, Faye Jackson and husband Jake of Lenoir City; brothers, Ricky Malone of Lenoir City, Ronnie Smith of Knoxville, Chris Smith of Knoxville; sister, Billie Malone of Millington, Jamie Hopper of Memphis and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Cornerstone Church, 1250 Heritage Lake Blvd, Knoxville, with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. C. S. (Sonny) Kirkendall officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to establish a trust fund for Kaylee Reagan's Lymphangioma Care, c/o Sharon Malone, 815 Breezeway Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Malone family.
Robert Lewis (Bob) Stephens, age 69, of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Clearwater, FL, passed away suddenly Sunday evening, October 29, 2006. Bob was a wonderful and giving person, who was loved by many. Additionally, he was a veteran of the U S Army. Survivors: children, Jodi Stephens-Silcox of Clarksville, TN, Robert Lewis Stephens Jr. of Clearwater, FL, Kimberly Stephens-Cargill and husband James of Clarksville, TN, Julianne Stephens of Oldsmar, FL; grandchildren, Tamera Hicks and Chance Stephens both of Oldsmar, FL and Bella Rose Cargill of Clarksville, TN; beloved friends and caregivers, Sherry and Marlon Bickel and their son, Blake of Farragut. The family will receive friends from 11 to 12 noon Wednesday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life at 12 p.m. with Rev. Lane Garner officiating. Full military honors will be conferred by the Volunteer State Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Stephens family.
Charles H. Canada, age 91, of Lenoir City, TN formerly of El Dorado, KS passed away surrounded by his family Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at Baptist Health Care Center. Charles was a member of First United Methodist Church in El Dorado. He was a retired draftsman with Beechcraft. He was a member of the Masonic lodge in El Dorado and was active with the Lions Club. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Winifred Canada; parents, Charles and Gertrude Canada; sister, Lorraine Morford and brother, Carl Canada. He is survived by his sons, David Canada and wife, Karen of Lenoir City, Richard Canada and wife, Mee-Gaik of New Braunfels, TX, Douglas Canada and wife, Merle of Crosby, TX, Daniel Canada and wife, Dawn of Wichita, KS; grandchildren, Roger Canada and wife, Rachel of Knoxville, Debbie Canada- Roberts and husband, Ty of Lenoir City, Tammy Canada Stevens and husband, Chris of Frisco, TX, Jennifer Canada Clevenstine and husband, James, Robyn Canada, Leslie Dixon and Stacey Boudreau all of Wichita, KS; 3 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Central United Methodist Church, 301 Hickory Creek Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the Canada family.
Robert L. (Bob) Thornton, age 75, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Charleston, WVA passed away peacefully at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee on Wednesday, October 3, 2007. Bob was a loving father, husband and mentor. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all.. Bob was a founder of MDS, a Knoxville based distribution company. He served with the 555 Field Artillery Battalion during the Korean War. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt and Mary Thornton, who were from Charleston, WVA. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Jan Watson Thornton; his children, Elizabeth Janklow of Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Rebecca Jackson of Knoxville, Tennessee, James Thornton of Knoxville, Tennessee, and John Thornton of Knoxville, Tennessee; five grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. with Deacon Ken Long officiating. Family and friends will gather 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Spring City Cemetery for graveside services with full military honors conferred by the Volunteer State Veteran Honor Guard. The family requests that donations, in lieu of flowers, be made in Bob's name to Disabled American Veterans, or a similar charity. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Thornton family.