Delapp, Kathryn Waller of Loudon passed away Thursday, July 20, 2000 at the Park West Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Loudon. Retired from Charles H. Bacon Hosiery Mill. Preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Delapp; 4 sisters and 3 brothers. Survived by sister, Edna W. (Boots) Riggle and husband Tom of Lenoir City; sisters-in-law, Catherine Waller of Loudon, Kitty D但rmond of Charlotte, N.C.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Saturday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Earl officiating. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Sunday in Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
Carroll, Iva Beatrice, age 79, of Lenoir City passed away Thursday, July 20, 2000 at the Park West Medical Center. She was a member of Dixie Lee Baptist Church. Retired from Wamplers Farm Sausage Co. Preceded in death by husband, Joe Carroll; brothers, Hardin and J. C. Morris; step-son, Jerry Lee Carroll. Survived by husband, Ralph Cranfill; son & daughter-in-law, Mike and Valerie Carroll of Kingston; grandchildren, Michelle Stevens, Becky Shubert, Christy Joyce and Jody Carroll; 3 great granddaughters, Rachel, Madison and Lindsey; sister, Etta Potter of Lenoir City; brother, S. M. Morris of Athens; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Friday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. John Burleson and Rev. Jim Clayton will officiate. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
Newbolds, James E. (Jim), age 64, of Hotchkiss Valley Road, Lenoir City, passed away early Saturday morning, July 22, 2000 at Park West Hospital. Jim was a member of Nelson Street Baptist Church. He was retired from the U. S. Army with 22 years of service and from T.V.A. as a security guard. He was a mason and a shriner. Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Deaton Newbolds. parents, Howard Edward Newbolds and Mary Hamel Newbolds; sister, Slyvia Newbolds Brown. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Jack Palmer of Lenoir City; son and daughter-in-law, Randell and Tammy Newbolds of Loudon; grandchildren, Chelsea Newbolds and Derek Palmer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert and Karen Newbolds of Indiana, James C. and Glenda Newbolds of Illinois; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pauline (Frieda) and Gayle King of Illinois, Barbara and Mike Noveth of Arizona; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Monday with funeral services to follow at 8 P.M. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Wankowski officiating. Graveside services 11 A.M. Tuesday Loudon County Memorial Gardens with full military honors conferred by the U.S. Army. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the Newbolds family.
Boomershine, Norma Adkins, age 76, of Lenoir City, Tennessee, formerly of Farmersville Ohio, passed away Friday afternoon, July 21, 2000 at Park West Hospital in Knoxville Tn. Norma was a member of Community Baptist Church in Lenoir City, but was formerly a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville. She was retired from General Motors, Harrison Radiator Division, in Dayton Ohio. Norma was preceded in death by her; husbands, Chester Boomershine and Raymond Hester; parents, Norman Lee Adkins and Leoda Barker Adkins; brother, Chester Lee Adkins Survivors: children and spouses, Gary Lee and Linda Boomershine of Germantown Ohio, Diana and Tom Sanders of Eaton Ohio, Norma Jean and Cecil Sanders of Kingston TN., Elizabeth Pholman of Oak Grove Ky; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:45 P.M. Sunday followed by funeral services at 6 P.M. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Barry Rumsey officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at Lindloff- Zimmerman Funeral Home in West Alexandria Ohio. Funeral services 11 A.M. Wednesday in the Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Vorhis and Rev. Dustin Vorhis officiating. Interment will follow in the Fair View Cemetery in Gratis Ohio. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City Tennessee is serving the Boomershine family.
Schlecht, Edward Robert (Ed), age 75, of Knoxville Tennessee, formerly of Park Forest Illinois and East Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania, passed away Monday afternoon, July 24, 2000 at U.T. Hospital in Knoxville. Ed was born in East Mauch Chunk on February 11, 1925, to Adolf Schlecht and Adele Fibbich Schlecht. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Park Forest Ill. Ed was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. He was retired from Alfred Benesch and Co. Consulting Engineers in Chicago, with 27 years of service. Ed was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Navy, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Admiralty Islands. He was a member of the American Legion in Jim Thorpe PA. Ed was a member of the Park Forest Ill. Planning Commission for over 40 years. He was also active in the village government there. Ed was an avid bridge player and gardener. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sisters, Erma Schlecht and Natalie Schlecht Fenskie. Survivors: wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Exner Schlecht; daughters and son-in-law, Christine Schlecht Adaire of Milwaukee Wisconsin, Beth and David Buehler of Knoxville; grandchildren, Eddie and Ariel Buehler of Knoxville; brother and sister-in-law, William and Margaret Schlecht of Jim Thorpe PA.; nephew, Kenneth Schlecht of Jim Thorpe Pa. A memorial service will be held on August 1, 2000 at 11 A.M. at Faith Lutheran Church in Knoxville TN. with Rev. John P. Freitag officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 2901 Western Avenue, Park Forest Illinois 60466. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel is serving the Schlecht family.
O達ryen, Dale Wesley, age 75, of Oak Ridge Tn., formerly of Mt. Pulaski Illinois, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2000 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville Tn. Dale was a veteran of W. W. II and Korean Conflict serving in the Marines. He was Captains Orderly of the U.S.S. New Jersey. Dale was retired from Norfolk - Western Railroad after 31 years of service. He attended Lenoir City Seventh Day Adventist Church in Lenoir City Tn. He was preceded in death by wives, Lois O達ryen and Mildred O達ryen; parents, Raymar and Orteene Felts O達ryen; brothers, Roland O達ryen and Wendell O達ryen. Survived by son, Dale Douglas O達ryen of Knoxville Tn.; daughter, Nancy Wheeler and husband Gilbert of Ten Mile Tn; grandchildren, Shannon Hays and husband, John, Stephanie McCool and husband, Shane all of Loudon Tn.; Shane Whitaker of Decatur, Ill.; great granddaughter, Savannah Hays; step-children, Linda O達rien of Bethesda, Md., Marilyn Oliphant, Deborah Rice, Steven O達rien all of Decatur, Ill. Several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 31, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. at Lenoir City Seventh Day Adventist Church. Pastor John Cooper will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Oak Ridge Senoir Center, 728 Emory Valley Road, P. O. Box 1, Oak Ridge, Tn. 37831 Click Funeral Home Lenoir City Tn. is serving the O達ryen family.
McEvers, Robert Allen ("Rob"), age 35 passed away at home on July 28, 2000 as a result of cancer. Rob was born in Orlando, Florida on December 21, 1964 to Dona and Jim McEvers. The family moved to Oak Ridge in June 1974 and to West Knoxville in 1976. Rob lived with his parents in Farragut since suffering a severe traumatic brain injury in November 1987. He graduated from Farragut High School in 1982 and attended Roane State Community College. At the time of his accident, Rob was attending Pellissippi Community College in a pre-engineering program with plans to join the Navy upon graduation. He held several jobs while attending college. These included designing and building playground equipment, selling building materials, making pizza, dancing, and tending bar. While living in Oak Ridge, Rob was a member of Boy Scout troops 321 and 327. In high school, he "lettered" in the Farragut High School Swim Team. Prior to the time of his accident Rob痴 interests included, modeling, working out and staying fit (he never smoked or drank), swimming, water skiing, motorcycle riding, painting and drawing, fishing, hiking, "beach bumming" in the Florida Keys, and raising plants and flowers. At the time of his death, his interests included fishing, raising plants and flowers in his greenhouse, and still "beach bumming" in the Florida Keys when possible. His beloved grandmother, Martha Evelyn McEvers, and his grandfather, James Edward McEvers, both of Longwood, Florida, preceded him in death. His sister, Angela Dawn McEvers-Jones of Knoxville, his mother, Dona, and his father, Jim McEvers, of Farragut, survive him. Other surviving relatives include: grandmother, Agnes E. ("Midge") Friend of Farragut, aunt and uncle Patsy and Timothy M. McEvers of Seymour, aunt and uncle Diane and Jack Richmond of Cleveland, Tennessee, cousins Patrick McEvers of Seymour, and Wayne McEvers of Sparta, Tennessee, and cousins Reagan and Stephen Richmond. Out-of-state relatives include: his uncle James D. Friend of Orlando, Florida, James M. McEvers of Makanda, Illinois, Terry M. McEvers of Herrin, Illinois, Rozanne and David Bogis of Pinckneyville, Illinois. Dona, Angela and Jim would like to thank everyone for their kindness to Rob, as well as their prayers, encouragement, understanding, and help over the past several years. May you all be blessed with happiness, kindness, and most of all, love. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Click Funeral Chapel at 11915 Kingston Pike in Farragut on Monday, July 31, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The family plans private memorial services in the Florida Keys and in Illinois. Gifts in memory of Robert McEvers may be made to the Fort Sanders Foundation, Recreation Therapy, 1901 Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, 37916. To the attention Al Kaye, Administrator. May Rob, at last, find peace. He was dearly loved. His warm smile and loving ways will be truly missed. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the McEvers family.
Millikan, Alfred Garnett, Sr. (Barney), age 84, of Knoxville passed away Thursday, July 27, 2000. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Concord. He was born in Chattanooga and raised in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. His family moved to Knoxville when he was a young man and owned Millikan and Sons Grocery Stores. He was one of the original owners of the Tic-Toc Drive-In on Magnolia Avenue. Mr. Millikan was in sales his entire life, selling cement for Cumberland, Portland, and Marquette cement companies. He continued his sales career working for Dixie Products and Magic Chef of Cleveland, Tennessee, and for Vesta in Athens, Tennessee. For many years Mr. Millikan was the National Salesman for White Consolidated Industries. Mr. Millikan was a veteran of World War II serving in the Merchant Marines. Preceded in death by his parents, Linah Elihu and Fannie Ragain Millikan and brother, Oscar Lee Millikan. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Daisy Bennett Millikan (Debbie); children, Alfred Garnett Millikan, Jr., James Tanksley Millikan, Katherine Millikan Davis and husband, Guy Davis, Bennett Elihu Millikan and wife, Meg Jones Millikan; a sister Frances Millikan Parris, sister-in-law Elsie Millikan; nephews, Lowell Parris, Charles Parris, Pat Parris, nieces Diana Parris Turley, Alex Millikan Cox; and several great nephews and great -nieces. Receiving of friends will be Sunday, July 30, 2000 at First Baptist Church Concord from 2:30 until 4:00. Funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM at the church. Interment will be Monday, July 31, 2000 at 10:00 AM at Lynnhurst Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Peek will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Mission Endowment Fund of First Baptist Church Concord, 11704 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Millikan family.
Rogers, Mallie age 88, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday morning July 29, 2000, at her home. Mallie was a member of the Lenoir City Primitive Baptist Church. She was retired from Yale Securities. Mallie was preceded in death by her parents, W.A. Rogers and Lissie Key Rogers; brothers, Ed and Ervin Rogers; sisters, Bonnie Rogers Green, Jessie Rogers Taylor and Tressie Rogers Banks. Survivors: brother and sister-in-law, J. W. and Juanita Rogers with whom she made her home; sister, Willie Rogers Nichols of Kentucky; devoted friends, Jim Norton and Rose Goforth; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services 2 P.M. Tuesday Click Funeral Home Chapel Elder Chester Hembree and Elder Charles Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Lenoir City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
Hendrix, Sydonna Yvonne, Lenoir City, passed away Saturday July 29, 2000 at Parkwest Hospital. Yvonne was a member of the Cornerstone Church of God in Farragut, where she played the piano. A member of the Ladies Aglow and formerly played the piano for the Eatonwood Church of God and New Vision Praise and Worship Center. Yvonne was a dedicated stay at home mother and was a secretary in the family business. She Is survived by Her Husband, Cleo C. Hendrix, Jr. of Lenoir City; 4 children: Cleo C. Hendrix II and wife Carolton of Lenoir City, Deborah Hodge and Husband Philip of Maryville, April Suzette Buckman, and Yvette Lang and husband Richard of Lenoir City; 11 Grandchildren: Caleb, Joshua, Joseph, Matthew, Thomas, Elizabeth, Rachel, Abigail, Bryan (Eddie), Noah and Isiah; mother, Sue G. Lowe; sister, Zeola McDonald both of Lenoir City. Several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Thompson and Rev. Rick Bradbury officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Loudon County Memorial Gardens for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the family of Yvonne Hendrix.
Harvey, Timothy Alan, age 44, of Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Friday morning July 28, 2000, in an automobile accident. Tim was a member of the Karns Church of Christ. He was a Captain with the Lenoir City Fire Department. Tim was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Eugene Harvey; sister, Suzanne I. Harvey; paternal grandparents, Boyden and Lenna Gustin Harvey; maternal grandparents, Jim and Nora Moore. Survivors: wife, Nikki F. Harvey; children, Nicolas and Amanda Harvey; mother, Sue D. Harvey; sister, Patricia H. Jestice; brothers, Ralph E. Harvey II and Curtis Harvey all of Lenoir City, Michael and Ricky Harvey both of Atlanta Georgia; several nieces and nephews; 2 great nephews; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Royce and Patty Ferguson of Mentor Ohio; sister-in-law, Amy Ferguson of Mentor Ohio; Funeral services 7 P.M. Thursday Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Preacher Edwin Jones officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Graveside services 11 A.M. Friday Lake View Cemetery with full honors conferred by the Lenoir City Fire Department. Active pall bearers, Chief Richard Martin, Dept. Chief Tony Brock, Lt. Ralph Wadsworth, Steve Aaron, Bill Weaver and T. A. Lancaster. Honorary pall bearers will be members of the Lenoir City Fire Department. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a scholarship fund for Tim痴 children % P.O. Box 4, Lenoir City, Tn. 37771. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Harvey family.
Belisle, Diane Hamilton, , age 47, of Roanoke, Va. formerly of Lenoir City, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 29, 2000. She was a member of Penn Forest Church of God and employed by Martin Travel.Surviving is her husband, Rev. Sam Belisle; a son, Christopher Josh Belisle; a daughter, Jennifer Nichole Belisle; her parents, Jim and Margaret Hamilton of Lenoir City; sisters: Gail Hamilton Wright and husband Jack, Jean Moore and husband Dr. Rickie Moore, Jo McCullar and husband Rev. Steve McCullar; brother, Jim Hamilton Jr. and wife Brenda; maternal grandmother, Georgia Hildreth; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sixth Ave. Church of God in Lenoir City with Dr. Rickie Moore, Rev. Steve McCullar and Rev. Robert Daugherty officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Tim Hildreth, Greg Hildreth, Allen Hildreth, Charles Fritts, Andy Hamilton, Johnny Hamilton, Dale Horst and Grayling Littleton. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sixth Ave. Church of God. Those wishing may make memorials to Penn Forest Church of God, 4429 Buck Mountain Rd., Roanoke, Va. 24014 designating the Diane Hamilton Belisle Memorial Fund. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the Belisle family.
Robertson, Amanda Josephine Snodgrass, age 79, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 30, 2000, at St. Mary's Residential Hospice. Amanda was born December 11, 1920 in Nashville, Tennessee. She attended Nashville public schools and Ward_Belmont College. Amanda was married on March 20, 1942 to James E. Robertson. They resided in Nashville until 1957. They lived in Asheville, North Carolina, for seven years, before moving to Knoxville in 1964. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension for 36 years. Amanda was preceded in death by her husband and by her brother Joseph Snodgrass. Survivors: sons, James E. Robertson III and wife Claire of Olney, Maryland, William J. Robertson and wife Cynthia, Stephen H. Robertson and wife Jeannie all of Knoxville, granddaughter Caroline of New York City, grandson Carrick of Olney, Maryland. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 4, 2000 at 11 a.m., at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension with The Reverend Ladson F. Mills officiating. The family will receive friends in the Parish Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Stained Glass Window Fund, 800 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel is serving the Robertson Family.
Volenski, Dr. Leonard (Len), age 64,died late Monday evening, July 30, 2001, at his home in the Tellico Village, Community Loudon, Tn. Recently retired, Dr. Volenski had served in the priesthood, had been a research fellow at Princeton Theological Seminary, a Practicing Clinical Psychologist, and a Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University. He had recently relocated from Princeton, NJ, to Loudon, TN, to marry Angie Galler Vaughan, of Knoxville, TN on his birthday, Sept. 16, 2001. Dr. Volenski is survived by his bride to be; 2 nephews and a niece in New Jersey and one niece in North Carolina. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Father John Orr officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike,671-6100, is serving the Volenski family.
McCurley, Linda Jo Liles Hodge, age 55, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday afternoon, July 31, 2000, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, after a massive stroke. Linda was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, E. J. Liles; sister, Beverly Liles Scott. Survivors: husband, Harold McCurley; daughters and son-in-law, Lyndi Abigail Hodge of the home; Kim and Jimmy Rambo of Tocca Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Elizabeth Hodge of New Bern North Carolina; 10 grandchildren; mother, Jimmie Jackson Liles of Atlanta Ga.; brothers, Billy, Bobby and Elic Liles all of Atlanta Ga.; several nieces and nephews; step children, Steve McCurley of Lavonia Ga., Steve and David McCurley, Sharon Harper all of Danielsville Ga.; special cousin, Ann Park of Lenoir City; favorite telephone buddy, Louise Liles; other dear friends, (including) Joe and Chris Kelly, Joe and Joyce Marshall, Lisa Caldwell and Mary Ann Walls. Funeral services 11 A.M. Thursday Click Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
Franklin, Mary O. Riddle, age 64, of 707 Tate and Coley Road Lenoir City passed away Sunday morning January 2, 2000 at her home. Mary was a member of Nelson Street Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bud Sparkman and Nancy Riddle Sparkman. Sisters, Ola Hobbs and Augusta Riddle. Brother, Ruben Riddle. Survivors: Husband of 44 years, Clarence Franklin Sr. Children and spouses, Clarence Jr. (Billy) and Karen Franklin of Spring City, Ann and Michael Reeves of Lenoir City, Richard and Donna Franklin of Lenoir City, Tammy Stephens and daughter Tabatha of Loudon, Angel and Stephen Smith of Lenoir City, Gwynna (Skeeter) Franklin of Lenoir City. 11 Grandchildren. Sisters, Okie Powell of Manchester Ky., Faye Bradley of Gordon Ky., Lonnie Cornett of Gordon Ky., Hazel Skidmore of Dryden Va. Brothers; Twin brother, Arnold Riddle of Frankfort Ky. and Wilburn Riddle of Franklin Ind. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services 2 P.M. Wednesday Click Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Mike Wankowski and Rev. Frank Russell officiating. Interment Loudon County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
Letterman, Charles Taft, age 68, of Lenoir City passed away Monday morning, January 3, 2000 at his home. Charles was a member of Lenoir City Church of Christ. A veteran of the U. S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict. A member of American Legion Post #70 and D.A.V. of Lenoir City. Preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Agnes Farmer Letterman; sisters, Geneva Williams and Mildred Jestice. Survived by his wife of 47 years, Marion Letterman of Lenoir City; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lisa Letterman of Mt. Juliet, Tn.; grandson, Jeremy Michael Letterman; sisters, Velma Mayes of Nashville and Mary Crabtree of Lenoir City; many much loved nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Hawkins Chapel with Mr. Kent Bailey and Mr. David Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Lake View Cemetery with full military honors conferred by East Tn. Veterans Honor Guard. Serving as pallbearers, Dwight Lonas, Jesse Melton, Jack Lowe, Tim Crabtree, Danny Mayes and David Mayes. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hawkins Chapel in Lenoir City.
Giles, Etta Louise Glandon, age 58, of Hines Valley Road Lenoir City passed away Tuesday morning January 4, 2000 at Park West Hospital. Louise was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was an employee of Walmart in Lenoir City. Louise was preceded in death by her parents, Odell and Leva Henegar Glandon. Brother, James Glandon. Survivors: Husband of 37 years, Gene Giles of Lenoir City. Sons, Brent Giles of Knoxville and Brian Giles of Chattanooga. Sister, Darlene Duff of Loudon. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services 10 A.M. Thursday Hawkins Chapel Rev. Tom Chadwick and Rev. Buford Albright. Interment will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Pall bearers, Joel Price, Tracy Duff, Kyle Clowers, Bob Lonas, Raymond Giles, Harold Hall and Cory Parkerson. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Wednesday at Hawkins Chapel 102 B Street in Lenoir City.
Pitts, John Raymond, age 88, of Lenoir City passed away Wednesday morning January 5, 2000 at the Little Creek Nursing Home. John was a life member and Past Master of Chota Lodge #253 F&AM in Concord. He was retired from Union Carbide Y-12 in Oak Ridge with 30 years of service. John was preceded in death by his wife, Callie Irene Pitts. Surivivors: Sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Charlotte Pitts, Raymond A. and Wanda Pitts all of Knoxville. Daughter, Juanita Fox of Atlanta Ga. 8 Grandchildren. 14 great grandchildren. 3 great great grandchildren. Step brother, George Pitts of North Carolina. Several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12-1 P.M. Saturday at the Hawkins Chapel 102 B Street in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 1 P.M. with Rev. Glenn Gamble officiating. Graveside services will be in the Concord Masonic Cemetery with Masonic Services conferred by Chota Lodge. Members of Chota Lodge will also serve as pall bearers. Hawkins Chapel Lenoir City in charge.
Julian, Richard E., age 80, of Loudon, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2000 at the Park West Medical Center. Richard was a member of The Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Roane Co. He worked as a foreman and superintendant at many numerous manufacturing plants and retired from Marlock Corporation in Maynardville, Tn. He was preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers. Survived by his wife of 53 years Barbara L. Julian. Children and spouses, Richard M. and Phyllis Julian of Loudon and Janice and Tom Miller of Bedford, Ind. Sister, Evelyn Atteberry of Tilton, Ill. Six grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Special caretaker Melissa Spears of Lenoir City. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at 4930 Kingston Hwy. Lenoir City, Tn. 37771 or the American Heart Assoc. 4708 Papermill Dr. Knoxville, Tn. 37909. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City, Tn. in charge.
Davis, Robert Spencer (Bud), age 91, of Lenoir City, formerly of Roane County, passed away Friday evening January 7, 2000 at his home. Bud was retired East Tennessee Natural Gas. He was preceded in death by children, Mickey and Larry Davis. Parents, Jim and Nora Moore Davis. Suvivors: Wife of 34 years, Nellie E. Davis. Son and daughter-in-law, D. J. and Martha H. Davis of Lenoir City. Daughter, Sharon R. Grimes of Loudon. Step Children, Beverly Chambers and husband David of Rockford, Wayne Best and wife Collette of Michigan, Lonnie Green and wife Birdie of Knoxville, Shag Davis and wife Wanda of Greenback, Henry Best and wife Debbie of Lenoir City, Carolyn Best of Lenoir City. 19 grandchildren. 17 great grandchildren. Sisters, Dora Wells and Sue Harvey both of Lenoir City. Brother, James Davis of Kentucky. Several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Sunday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8 P.M. Rev. Vernon Duncan officiating. Graveside services. 2 P.M. Monday Hopewell Springs Church Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City in charge.
Pierce, Deborah (Debbie) Mae, age 46, of Loudon, passed away Saturday morning January 8, 2000 at her home. She was an employee of CVS pharmacy in Lenoir City. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Berry, brother, Anderson Lee Berry. She left behind her husband, Nathaniel Eugene Pierce of Loudon. Son, Robert A, Pierce of Chatsworth, Ga. Daughters, Elizabeth G. Pierce of Somerset, KY and Annette C. Pierce of Loudon. Mother, Lenna MAe Debusk of Loudon. Brothers, Kenneth E. Pryor, Sr. and wife Janice, Ernest R. Berry and Terry L. Berry all of Knoxville, William David Berry and wife Gail of Clinton. Sisters, Evelyn Darlene Hancock, Patricia G. White and husband Robert all of Loudon. Sheila Berry of Knoxville. Step-brothers, Bill Kelly and Charles Kelly. Step-sisters, Shelba Roark, Joyce Russell, Linda Collins and Edith Schrimsher all of Knoxville. 3 grandsons, Matthew Aaron Pierce, Zachary Ryan Pierce and Christopher Bryan Jones. And 1 granddaughter, Brittany Devon pierce. several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Monday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8:00 p.m.. Rev. Andrew Bailey, Jr. officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Asbury Cemetery in Knoxville. Nephews and brothers will serve as pallbearers. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City in charge.
Jenkins, Frank Everette, age 78, of Lenoir City passed away Sunday evening January 9, 2000 at Park West Hospital. Everette was a member of the Sixth Avenue Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Sarah Brown Jenkins. Brothers, Haskel and Lennis Jenkins. Sisters, Jessie Robinson and Irene Hickman. Survivors: wife of 38 years, Katherine Perkey Redmond Jenkins. Sons, Jerry Paul Jenkins and wife Ann of Fredericksburg Va., David Allen Jenkins, Donnie Ray Jenkins, Kenneth Larry Jenkins and wife Janice, Everett Jenkins Jr. and wife Sandra all of Lenoir City. Step sons, Dwight L Redmond of Evansville Ind., James Ed Redmond of Lenoir City. 8 grandchildren. 4 great grandchildren. 3 step grandchildren. Brothers, J.W. Jenkins of Lenoir City, D.F Jenkins and wife, Joyce of Lenoir City, Joe Buck Jenkins of Greenback. Sister, Gladys Ruth Hyett and Lynn Letizio both of Ohio. Several nieces and nephews. T he family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Tuesday followed by funeral services at 8 P.M. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Ernie Varner, Rev. James Bowers and Rev. David Thompson officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 A.M. Wednesday at Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City in charge.
Marius, Dr. Richard C., age 66, of Belmont Mass., formerly of Lenoir City, died at his home November 5, 1999 after a lengthy illness with pancreatic cancer. Richard was a graduate of Lenoir City High School, the University of Tennesse and the Southern Baptist Seminary of Louisville Ky. and attended the University of Strasbourg in 1956 on a Rotary fellowship. He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Yale University. As a novelist, Richard set his work in his native East Tennessee. "After the War" and "The Coming of Rain" formed two parts of a trilogy completed by his work, which he finished three weeks before his death. Another novel, "Bound for the Promised Land" began in the same setting and moved westward. His interest in 19th century issues informed his editing of "The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry". As a historian of 16th century religious thought, Richard wrote biographies of Martin Luther and Thomas More. He also edited three volumes of the Yale edition of the "Complete Works of St. Thomas More". As an educator, Richard shaped the Expository Writing program at Harvard for 16 years. This led to two aids to writing: "A Writers Companion" and "A Short Guide to Writing About History". After stepping down as director of Expository Writing, he taught courses in Twain and Faulkner as a senior lecturer in the English Department. Richard was born July 29, 1933 at Dixie Lee Junction to Henri and Mary Eunice Henck Marius. Survivors: wife, Lanier Smythe. Sons, Richard, Fred and John Marius. 2 Grandchildren. Brother and sister-in-law, John and Phyllis Marius of Lenoir City. 2 Nieces. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday January 22 at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church 2931 Kingston Pike in Knoxville. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City in charge.
Welch, Grace Jones, age 92, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, Tennessee, formerly of Pontiac, Michigan, passed away Tuesday afternoon January 11, 2000 in Maryville, Tennessee. Grace was a charter member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Carbon, Indiana and was a member for 75 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray E. Welch. Sister, Ruth Jones Britton. Survived by Son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Gaye Welch. Daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Tom Berry all of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon. 5 Grandchildren. 3 Great grandchildren. Sisters, Ella Jones McCandless of Boston, Mass., Mildred Jones Hudson of Sarasota, Fla. Several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held for her family at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association 1685 Terrell Mill Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30067-8320. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City, Tn. in charge.