McGill, Rev. Ralph Glenn, age 62, of Heiskell formerly of Lenoir City passed away Thursday, July 5, 2001 at his home. He was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Ralph was a former police office with the Lenoir City Police Dept. A longtime truck driver. He pastored several churches in East Tennessee. Ralph was a member of the Baptist Association. Preceded in death by parents, Roy and Marie Stinnett McGill; and brother, Shirley McGill. Survived by wife, Ruth McGill; children, Deborah Proffitt and husband, Mark, Pamela Whitsell and husband, Johnny, of Heiskell, Ralph Glenn McGill (Sonny) Jr. and wife, Tammy of Powell, and Michael McGill and wife, Kelly of Heiskell; 8 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Frank McGill of Heiskell, Jerry McGill of Illinois, and Hubert McGill of Knoxville; Theda Linkus of Blount Co., Ruth Sizemore of Anderson Co., Joyce McNeil and Mollie Elliot both of Heiskell; several nieces and nephews. 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. Gene Hale and Rev. Jack Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Lake View Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the McGill Family.
Johnnie Katy McDonald Green, age 82, departed this life for that beautiful country called Heaven on July 7,2001. She was born April 10, 1919 in Bradley County. She is proceeded in death by her husband, Milton, a son, parents Ada Dunn and John McDonald. Four brothers Reno, J.L., Johnny Ray and Byrl. She was a charter member of Friendship Baptist Church and a member of the Faithful Followers Sunday School Class and W.M.U. She leaves two children, a daughter, Linda (Jean) Watson and husband, Eugene, a son,Johnny Green and wife, Charlotte, 6 grandchildren, Cynthia and Kenny Duncan, Greg and Kim Green all of Lenoir City, Jeff and Debbie Green of Brandon, Mississippi. Three great-grandchildren, Cody and Chelsey Green of Lenoir City and Ashley Green of Brandon, Mississippi. Sisters Virgie McDonald of East Ridge, Tenn., Brenda Smith, Chester, Va., Ann Cunningham, Ooltewah, TN. Sister-in-Laws; Martees McDonald, Ringgold, Ga., Dorothy McDonald, Tunnell Hill, Ga., and Della McDonald of East Ridge, Tennessee. Two brothers, Wallace McDonald of Chattanooga and Jimmy McDonald of Michigan. A special niece Clara Jean Vance. Also a life long Friend Edith Luttrell Kimsey of Tullahoma, Tennessee. The Family will receive friends at Click's Funeral Home in Lenoir City on Sunday, July 8th from 5:00 - 7:45 with Funeral Services to follow at 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery on July 9th at 11 a.m. Monday with Reverend John Burleson and Reverend Edward Luttrell officiating. Pallbearers will be Johnnie Green, Gene Watson, Greg, Jeff, and Cody Green, and Kenny Duncan.
See you in the Rapture.
Harmon, Gladys Marine, age 85, of the Erie Community formerly of West Knox Co. passed away Sunday, July 8, 2001 at the Park West Hospital. She was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by her husband, James S. Harmon. Survived by children, Joe Frank Harmon and wife, Margie of Kingston, Faye Newcomb and husband, Floyd and James L. Harmon all of the Erie Community; grandchildren, Larry Harmon and wife, Gina of Knoxville, Glenda Davis and husband Larry of Knoxville, Joe Harmon Jr. and wife, Kim and James Patty and wife, Vickie of the Erie Community, Patricia Murphy and husband, Joe of Harriman; 8 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; 3 sisters-in-law. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Click officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Marietta Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Harmon Family.
Fournet, Terese, age 93, of White Plains, New York, passed away Wednesday afternoon July 11, 2001,in Farragut, Tennessee, where she had moved to be close to her family. Terese was of the Catholic faith. She was retired from Readers Digest in Pleasantville, New York, with 35 years of service. Terese was active in Republican Party politics in West Chester County, and an alderman for the City Board of White Plains. She was a life-long member of the White Plains Woman's Club. Terese was the daughter of Henri D. Fournet Sr. and Jane McManus Fournet. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Adele M. Storch, Gertrude Fournet; brother, Henri D. Fournet, Jr.; nephew, Wallace G. Storch Jr. She is survived by her great nieces, Mrs. Fournet Sheehan of Farragut, TN, Mrs. Jane LaBorde of Ft. Wayne, IN; great nephews, Wallace G. Storch III of Manheim, PA, John N. Storch of Lancaster, PA, Michael D. Storch of Clearwater, FL and ten great-great nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Sunday at McMahon Lyon and Harnett Funeral Home, 491 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the McMahon Chapel with Father Quinn officiating. Interment will be in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery. Honorary pall bearers: John Storch, Wallace Storch, Tom Sheehan, and Tommy Sheehan. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Fournet family.
Bowman, George L., age 89, of Lenoir City passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2001 at the Park West Hospital. George was a member of First Baptist Church in Lenoir City for seventy six years where he served as usher and secretary of the Sunday school department . A retired Post Master of the Lenoir City Post Office. Until his death, he had been a 21 year employee of Click Funeral Home since his retirement. He was a veteran of W. W. II serving in the U. S. Army in Italy. George was former member of the Lenoir City Civitan Club and the American Legion. Preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (Polly) Pickell Bowman; parents, Thomas L. and Nancy Bowman; sister, Myrtle Bowman Bowden; brother, Elmer Bowman; nephews, Allan Lester Bowman and Charles Robert (Bob) Porter. Survived by sister, Viola Bowman Porter of Lenoir City; nephews, M. B. (Bud) Bowden and wife, Shirley of Farragut, George Bowden and wife, Jane Bowden of Jacksonville, FL; several other nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews. George also leaves behind many special friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charles Redmond and Rev. Dick DeMerchant officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home and proceed to the Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jack Jackson officiating. Military Honors will be conferred by the East Tn. Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, George had requested that memorials be made to Faith to Victory, First Baptist Church, 2085 Simpson Road East, Lenoir City, TN. 37772. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of George Bowman.
Lynsky, Edmund Larkin 76, formerly of Kalamazoo, Michigan passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2001 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 18, 1925. He was a veteran of WW II and a 1951 graduate of Northeastern University. He was employed as an electrical engineer at Brown Company in Berlin, New Hampshire from 1951-1966. He retired from James River Corp. in Kalamazoo, Michigan and lived there until his recent illness.
Predeceased by his wife Dorothy J. Lynsky who passed away on June 16, 2001. He is survived by two daughters and their families: Joan and Larry Markel and children Evan and Andrea of Knoxville, Tennessee; Arlene and Randy Labnon and children Katherine and Christian of Gorham, New Hampshire, and one sister, Claire Charland of Dedham, Mass.
Click Funeral Home - Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN is serving Mr. Lynsky's family.
Tilley, Dana Alma McGill, age 80, of Greenback passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2001 at Colonial Hills Nursing Home. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Tilley; brothers, John, Cecil and Claude McGill. Survived by a host of nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Click-Hawkins Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Eddie Chasteen officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Friday in the Hickory Valley Cemetery for graveside services. Click-Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Dana Tilley.
Wheeler, Gerri - born March 16, 1945, in Indianapolis, Indiana passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Park West Medical Center. She was an enthusiastic and faithful member of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Gerri was preceded in death by her brother Marshal Delott. Survivors: husband, Charles F. Wheeler; daughter, Suzanne Brown; step-son, Jacob Lawrence Wheeler all of Knoxville; parents, Oscar and Thelma Delott of Carmel, Indiana; brother, Steve Delott of Long Grove, Illinois and sister Cynthia Edwards, of Indianapolis, Indiana. Gerri never met a stranger, and she will be missed by a host of friends including friends of Bill W. There will be a memorial service for her friends and loved ones on Sunday night, July 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 400 Everett Road in Farragut with Leonard Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church for debt retirement.
Boldin, Charles Grant Jr. (Chuck) age 20 of West Knoxville, passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon July 14, 2001. Chuck was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his sister, Amanda Renee Boldin; sister, Relissa Michelle Wright. Survivors: baby daughter, Angel Marie; parents, Charles Grant Boldin Sr. and Arnetta Baker Boldin; brothers, Jason and Russell Boldin, Timothy Wright; sister, Jessica Standridge of Loudon; grandfather, James R. Baker of Knoxville; grandmother, Opal Boldin of Claxton; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Monday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. J. R. McMahan officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lynch-Bethel Cemetery on West Emory Road for graveside services. Pall bearers, Joshua Craddock, T. J. Brannum, Carson Long, Mitchell Pack, John Standridge and Tim Wright. Chuck will be remembered and always loved by his family and friends. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Boldin family.
Lane, Emma Ruth, age 61, of Lenoir City passed away Sunday evening, July 15, 2001 at the Park West Hospital. She was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by parents, James Clinton Edmonds and Mary Grimes Edmonds; infant great grandchild, Blair Dorsey; and son-in-law Billy Wade. Survived by husband, James Ross Lane Jr.; children, Teresa Wade, Kay Lane both of Lenoir City, Jeani Needham of Pikeville, Nancy Wiltshire and husband, Michael of Tallahassee, FL, James Ross Lane III and wife, Tammy of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Haley DiGregorio, Codi Parham, Madison Wiltshire, Abigail Wiltshire, Paul Lane, James Needham, Mary Beth Dorsey, Rachelle Lane, Dusty McMahan and Anna Wiltshire; great grandchildren, Emily DiGregorio, Kelsey DiGregorio, Isaac Parham, Trevor Needham and Samoni Huggins; brother, Ray Edmonds of Lenoir City; sisters, Patsy Brewster and Mavis Patrizio both of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Glenn Gamble and Rev. Ronny Jones officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home and proceed to the Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. Serving as pallbearers, Jimmy Morris, Steven Lawhon, Michael Powers, Gary Parham, James Needham and Fred DiGregorio. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Lane Family.
Welch, James Arthur (Art), age 76, of Lenoir City passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at the Loudon Healthcare Center. Art was an active member of White Wing Nazarene Church and had many friends and loved ones within his church family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Willie Silcox Welch; father, Jim Welch; sisters, Evelyn Johnson, Edith Carr and Agnes Spears. Survivors include; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray (Mickey) & Janie Welch of Lenoir City and Bennie & Christine Welch of Loudon; aunt, Jane Silcox of Lenoir City; many nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family members. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Friday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. Friday with Rev. Rick Hutchinson officiating. Family and friends will gather at Click Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and proceed to Crandell's Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Welch Family.
Thompson, George Morton, age 77, and 7 months died in his sleep July 19, 2001 at the NHC Health Care in Oak Ridge. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. A veteran of W. W. II and Korean War serving in the Air Corp. George was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church. He was a retired employee of U. S. Dept. of Agriculture. Preceded in death by parents, George Jackson Thompson and Eleanor Morton Thompson. Survived by brother and sister-in-law, Jackson Gaines Thompson and Jane Taylor Thompson of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Jane Thompson Thomas and David Sydney Thomas of Memphis; nieces and nephews: Ruth Thompson Ellis, Thomas Jackson Thompson of Knoxville, Morton David Thomas and wife, Lori of Franklin, Tn., Sydney Abbott and Larry Yarbrough of Memphis; great nephews, David Alexander and Tom Morton Yarbrough, Daniel Logue Ellis and Brayden Thomas; great nieces, Katherine Eleanor Ellis, Elizabeth Collette Ellis, Elender Yarbrough and Kristin Thomas. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Thompson Family Cemetery for graveside services with Rev. Douglas Crowder officiating. Military honors will be conferred by the East Tn. Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Concord Presbyterian Church, the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. For directions to the cemetery call Click Funeral Home at 986-8013. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of George Morton Thompson.
Jenkins, Rev. Carl, age 53, of Lenoir City went home to be with his heavenly father, July 19,2001 at Parkwest Hospital. He was a member of Old Time Gospel Baptist Church. Former pastor of Rose of Sharon Church. He was assistant pastor of House of Prayer in Kingston. Carl had preached at several churches in the area. Preceded in death by parents, Jim and Lucille Melton Jenkins; step-father, Herbert Jenkins; brother, Jack Jenkins. Survived by his wife of 35 years, Amanda Kennedy Jenkins; children, Tim Jenkins of Loudon, Billy Jenkins of the home, and daughter and son-in-law, Connie & Ernie Johnson of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Justin Gallagher and Brittany Gallagher both of Kingston; brother, Beryl Jenkins of Kingston, George Jenkins of Decatur, Doug Jenkins of Sweetwater and Billy Jenkins of Philadelphia; aunt, Susie McKee of Loudon; a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 12 to 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Hawkins Chapel. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in the Hawkins Chapel with Rev. Junior Ward and Rev. Michael Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Hawkins Chapel, 102 B St., Lenoir City is serving the Jenkins Family.
Riggle, Edna W. Waller (Boots), age 74, of Lenoir City passed away Friday morning July 20, 2001 at her home. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lenoir City where she was a member of the Fidelis Sunday Class. Preceded in death by parents, Stover W. and Minnie Monger Waller; 8 brothers and sisters. Survived by husband of 52 years, B. T. Riggle; children, Sharon Roberts of Knoxville; Janice Gray and husband, Lynn of Lenoir City; grandsons, Jason Roberts and Thomas Gray; sisters-in-law, Catherine Waller of Loudon and Kitty D'Armond of Charlotte, N.C.; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Lenoir City with Rev. Jack Jackson and Rev. Dick DeMerchant officiating. Members of Boot's Sunday school class will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will be present at the church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and following the service to greet friends. A private graveside will be held on Sunday with Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith to Victory, %First Baptist Church, 2085 Simpson Road E, Lenoir City, Tn. 37772 Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Riggle Family.
Fitzgerald, Bob, age 68, - First in 911 Emergency - When Bob Fitzgerald and his boss decided to beat the competition to the punch and produce the first emergency phone system in February 1968, his wife said neither of the men knew the direction their work would take.
"It was just a competitive thing to beat the company that announced they were going to be first", his wife Reba, said. Mr. Fitzgerald, a resident of Winter Haven, FL for nearly five years, died Saturday, June 30, 2001 of heart failure. He was 69.
Mr. Fitzgerald and his boss, Bob Gallagher, were up against AT&T, which had announced plans to build the first 911 emergency phone system.
Mr. Fitzgerald's determination and success are things he was known for throughout the rest of his life.
He was born in Wauwatoso Township, Wis., on October 18, 1932. He worked as a state inside-plant manager at Alabama Telephone Co., a subsidiary of Continental Telephone, when he and Gallagher decided to make the first emergency phone system. He designed the circuitry for the first model. His family lived in Knoxville during the 70's and 80's, employed by Continental Telephone. His wife said the telephone business was a large part of his life, but family always came first.
When the emergency system took off, his wife said, he never credited himself, only saying he worked on the system. "He worked day and night to be the first in 911", she said. "He designed it, engineered it and went back into the room and worked with his men on it. That was before Alabama Telephone was union, therefore he was allowed to work along with his staff.
She said he liked the advances that were made in the system he built, but he did not like it when phone companies charged people for the service. "The first charge he saw was 50 cents, " she said. He used the system twice, she said, and was happy with the way things were going with it.
Mr. Fitzgerald was in management at Northern Telecom in Durham, NC, before retiring. Reba Fitzgerald said she remembered the time of his work on the emergency system as a "real history-making era of time".
The Navy veteran who served during the Korean War was a member of the Charles Baskerville Lodge No. 281 in Fayette, Ala., also a 32nd Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite Temple of Knoxville, TN.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Anita Fitzgerald, Nashville, TN., Annette Fitzgerald-Warner & son-in-law James Warner, Knoxville, TN, son Gary Fitzgerald, San Antonio, TX; brother James Fitzgerald, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Services were held July 4 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City, FL., Winterhaven, FL Masonic Lodge participating. Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel is in charge of final resting.
Gendron, Roland Arthur, age 93, of Knoxville passed away Monday morning July 23, 2001 at NHC Cavett Hill in Farragut. Roland was retired from T.V.A. with 37 years of service as a civil engineer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Gendron. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Graveside services will be held at the Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill Pa. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel is serving the Gendron family.
Price, James F., age 78, of Lenoir City passed away Monday morning July 23, 2001 at his home. Jim was a member of First Baptist Church in Lenoir City and Jim Scarbrough's Sunday School Class. A graduate of Lenoir City High School. He was a veteran of W. W. II serving in the Army Air Corp in CBI (China) and Burma, India and was awarded the DFC and Air Medals. Jim was a member of American Legion Post #120. He was retired from Union Carbide Y-12 in Oak Ridge with 30 years service. Jim served as a Loudon Co. Commissioner for 12 years. He was preceded in death by parents, George E. and Ethel Brown Price; brothers, Neville and George Jr. Price; sister, Ruth P. Watson. Survivors: wife of 54 years, Marjorie Hand Price; sons, Jim L. Price and wife, Brenda of Aurora, IL, John E. Price of Lenoir City; granddaughter, Olivia of Aurora, IL; sister, Gail Kizer of Lenoir City; aunt, Eloise Brown of Ft. Myers, FL.; several nieces and nephews.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Pat and Katie Hand of Olney IL. The family will receive friends from 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with funeral services to follow at 7:30 p.m. with Dr. Charles Redmond and Rev. Dick DeMerchant officiating. Interment will follow in the Lake View Cemetery. Jim's Sunday school class will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers: Harvey Sproul, Idus (Babe) Conner, Joe Williamson, Wayne Gardin, Stan Johnson and Mose Waller. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Faith to Victory, First Baptist Church, 2085 Simpson Road East, Lenoir City, TN. 37772. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the Price family.
Bowers, Irene Margaret Davis, age 76, of Lenoir City formerly of Blount County, passed away Thursday morning July 26, 2001 at the Royal Oaks Health Care Center in Harriman. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, John Harve Bowers; daughter, Dorothy Peeler; parents, John and Katherine Millsaps Davis; brother, Bill Haggard. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Vaughn Harold of Lenoir City; 9 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson; sister, Nora Haggard Smithers of Harriman; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services 10 a.m. Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Muncy officiating. Interment will follow in the Lake View Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the Bowers family.
LaBo, Joseph Arthur, age 64, - of Tellico Village, Loudon, TN, formerly of Taylor, MI, passed away July 26, 2001 at his home. Joseph was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Lenoir City, TN. He was an usher and participated in various parish activities. Joseph had worked for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI for 30 years. He was a member of the Tellico Tennis Association and worked with Loudon County Habitat for Humanity for five years and was on their board of directors for Habitat for the past two years. Survivors: Wife, Carol LaBo; children and spouses, Andrew and Laura LaBo of Taylor, MI, Beth and Rob Russell of Vicksburg, MI, Jodi LaBo of Wyandotte, MI, Michael LaBo of Loudon, TN, and four grandchildren. Brothers and sisters-in-law, Philip and Mary LaBo of Raymore, KS and Thomas and Gloria LaBo of Bloomfield Hills, MI. Sisters, Mrs. Carolyn Schmidt of Wyandotte, MI, and Mrs. Marlene Barnes of Brighton, MI; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Alfred Catholic Church with Father C. Michael Verschaeve officiating. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Building Fund, 2500 Harrison Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771 or Loudon County Habitat for Humanity, 204 Lakeside Plaza, Suite 115, Loudon, TN 37774. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the LaBo family.
Wass, Gregory Keith (Greg) age 35 of Knoxville TN, born in Kansas City, MO, passed away suddenly Wednesday July 25, 2001 at his home. Greg was a graduate of the University of Richmond and the University of Tennessee with a Masters degree in communications. He had also been a student at the Parsons School of Design in New York City, and he had a keen interest in interior design. Greg was a wonderful son and friend. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charles A. Harrison. Survivors: partner, Mike Boyd; parents, Carolyn and Larry Smith of Farragut, Lee and Betty Wass of Louisville; brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Darlene Wass and Greg's niece, Candace Wass all of Huntsville, AL; grandparents, Cecil F. and Mildred Wass of Kansas City, MO, Mrs. Charles A. (Donna) Harrison of Sweetwater. The family will receive friends from 1-2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to follow at 3 p.m. Interment will be in the West View Cemetery in Sweetwater. Pall Bearers: John Derdzinsky, Ellis Galyon, Steve Guinn, Scott Purvis, Jeff Wass and Leon Wass. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 240, Knoxville, TN 37915. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family of Greg Wass.
Brehob, Mary C. Stone, age 66, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, TN, formerly of Indianapolis, IN and Chelsa, MI, passed away early Friday morning, July 27, 2001 in Knoxville, TN. Mary was born August 5, 1934 in Auburn, IN to Charles F. and Nira Knell Stone. She attended Indiana University and married Norman M. Brehob on August 5, 1956 in Vincennes, IN. Mary is a member of Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church in Loudon County, Tennessee. She served as National Defense Chairman of the Ann Arbor Chapter of the DAR. While serving as a loving wife, homemaker and stay-at-home mom, she managed an active and fulfilling life in spite of brittle diabetes which she developed at the age of 17. Her dedication to fighting the disease with knowledge and diet prompted her to accept an invitation to organize the Diabetic Support Group at the Chelsea Hospital in Chelsea, MI, in 1988. Mary was preceded in death by her father, a still born daughter, Nira Elizabeth, and brother-in-law, Robert C. Martin Jr. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Neil Eric and Chrystal Brehob of Indianapolis IN, Paul Eric and Jamie Brehob of Kalamazoo MI; grandson, Eric Miller Brehob of Indianapolis IN; mother, Nira Stone of Tucson AZ; brother and sister-in-law, Charles F. and Mary Lou Stone of Tucson AZ; sister, Patricia N. Martin of Vero Beach FL. several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. Monday at The Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Robert H. Torgler officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Concordia Cemetery in Indianapolis for graveside services with Rev. Bristol of St. Paul Lutheran Church officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 240, Knoxville, TN 37915. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the Brehob family.