Smith, Dulcia M. Ward, age 76, of Concord, passed away Saturday evening, July 19,2003 at her home. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Dulcia is survived by her husband of 56 years, William Jay Smith; son, Allen E. Smith and her grandson, Paul J. Smith. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Choto Cemetery for graveside services and interment with Rev. R.C. Walker officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. The family is granting Dulcia's requests and asking that no food or flowers be sent. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Dulcia Ward Smith.
Maynard, Virginia McDermott, age 84, of Southaven, MS, formerly of Lenoir City, TN, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Germantown Methodist Hospital in Germantown, TN. Mrs. Maynard has been a member of Dixie Lee Baptist Church in Lenoir City for over 40 years and for the past few years has attended First Baptist Church of Olive Branch, Ms. since moving to Southaven, Ms. She retired from Miller’s Department Store. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Maynard; sister, Bernice Rohloff; and brothers, William D. McDermott and Thurman McDermott. Survived by her three daughters, Rebecca Hutzell of Fairplay, Md., Elizabeth Stalnaker of Southaven, Ms. and Patricia Howard of Olive Branch, Ms.; son, Robert D. Maynard of Atlanta, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and a great great granddaughter. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. John Burleson officiating. Burial will follow in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. The family requests that memorials be made to Dixie Lee Baptist Church, 14650 Old Stage Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772 Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Virginia Maynard.
Taylor, Nelson O., age 86, of Farragut, TN, formerly of Harlingen, TX and Missouri Valley, IA, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 22, 2003 at NHC Cavett Hill in Farragut. Nelson was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Missouri Valley and Harlingen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean E. Taylor in 2001. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Jay N. and Charlotte Taylor; grandson, Ryan Taylor all of Farragut. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at NHC Cavett Hill with Dr. Steve Sallee officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Taylor family.
Frost, Carolyn Melott, age 68, of Farragut, passed away in her sleep Monday morning, July 21, 2003 at her home. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Frost; parents, Thelma and Otto Melott founders of Ott's Barbeque. She was a practicing attorney and graduate of the University of Tennessee Law School. Carolyn was a member of St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church. A Past Matron of Farragut Chapter 459 Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors: sons, Richard E. (Rick) Frost, David M. Frost and Douglas L. Frost all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Richard Jacob Frost, Casey Marie Frost and Matthew Allen Frost all of Knoxville. The family will receive from 1-1:45 p.m. Thursday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. with The Rev. David Leech officiating. Interment will be in the Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike.
Clark, Charles Edward, age 80, of Greenback, passed away Tuesday morning, July 22, 2003, at his home. He was a member of Axley's Chapel United Methodist Church and the 25 Year Club at Alcoa from where he retired. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Dana Underwood Clark and his daughter, Hilda Clark Newberry. He is survived by his sons, Ronald Clark and wife, Linda, Danny C. Clark and wife, Roxanne; daughters, Sherrill Ford and husband, Carl, Doris Bailey and husband, Roy all of Greenback; grandchildren: Suzy Mills, Robbie Clark, Carl D. Ford Jr., Jill Billings, Ron Clark, Tracey LeQuire, Allen Bailey, Wesley Ford, Kevin and Clay Clark; 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Bailey of Friendsville and Betty Hammontree of Greenback; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Margaret Reed. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lewis Kettron officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Greenback for graveside services and interment. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Charles Clark.
Darlene F. Smith, age 70, of Loudon, Tennessee, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, July 22nd after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 3, 1933 and after a lengthy accounting career in Prince George's County, Maryland, she retired with her husband to Tellico Village in 1991. In retirement, she enjoyed traveling, gardening, and her family and friends. An active community and church volunteer, Darlene will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Smith. She is survived by her three children, Glen W. Smith of Owings, Maryland, Mark A. Smith of Lusby, Maryland and Marsha S. Pace of Knoxville, Tennessee and six grandchildren, Tyler, Laura, Grant, Hunter, Kaitie and Allison. The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff of the Baptist West Hospital (2 West Wing) for all of their loving care. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 25th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. The funeral service, a celebration of her life, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 26th at Central United Methodist Church in Lenoir City with Rev. Mark Gooden officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Loudon County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the "Walking in Faith" campaign of the Central United Methodist Church, where Darlene was a faithful and active church member. (Central United Methodist Church at 201B Street, Lenoir City, TN 37771).
Duff, Thomas Lynn (Tom), age 62, of Karns, formerly of Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon, July 23, 2002 at home. Tom was currently serving as principal at Karns Middle School and was previously a principal at Powell Middle School, Brownlow Elementary School, Adrian Burnette Elementary School, and was assistant principal at Gresham Middle School. He was a teacher and coach at West High School and Central High School. He began his teaching and coaching career at Lenoir City High School. Tom's passions include his love of family, friends, kids and co-workers. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Duff. Survivors: wife of 37 years Mary Margaret McAmis Duff; son, Tim Duff of Knoxville; mother, Geneva Duff of Lenoir City; and his love, Maggie (his red Dachshund); special friends, Gary and Christy Mahoney of Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 5-6:45 p.m. Friday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. with Don Akers officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association East Tennessee Chapter, 2200 Sutherland Avenue, Suite H-102, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Duff family.
Rader, Kenneth Earl (Kenny), age 62, of Knoxville, passed away early Friday morning, July 25, 2003, at home among family and friends after a lengthy illness. Kenny was born in Knoxville, the son of Leonard James and Eleanor June Rader. He attended Fulton High School, the University of Tennessee, and was a construction estimator doing cost-analysis for the past 30 years. An avid soccer player, Kenny founded the North Knocks soccer team. He also enjoyed various sporting activities, including scuba diving, working out and running; taking first place in the 100 and 200 meter sprint events at the 2001 Senior Olympics in Gatlinburg. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard James Rader; brother, Jack Rader; and sister, Brenda Rader. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Rebecca Ann Sherrod Rader; sons, Brian Rader of Knoxville and Tony Rader of Charleston, SC; daughter, Beth Rader Fleming and husband Randall of Charleston, SC; sisters, Betty Rader Rutherford, Joyce Rader Northern and Helen Rader Taylor, all of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be held immediately following the service at the home of Sharon and Mike Barkdoll, 5407 Far Vista Lane, Knoxville. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Kenneth E. Rader to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454 with acknowledgment to Rebecca Ann Rader, 1325 Courtney Oak Lane, Knoxville, TN 37938. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Rader family.
Baldwin, Edwin Harold, age 88, of Rossville, Ga., passed away Saturday, July 26, 2003, at the Baptist Health Care Center in Lenoir City, TN. He was a member of the Lakeview Church of Christ. A retired carpenter. Ed was a veteran of W. W. II serving in the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Baldwin and son, Dan Baldwin. Survived by daughter, Deloris Moore of Clearwater, Fl.; sons, Ron Baldwin of Kingston, TN and Jackson Baldwin of Lakeside, Ca.; granddaughters, Jessie Wooldridge of Knoxville, TN and Robyn Baldwin of Douglaston, N.Y.; great granddaughter, McKenzie Wooldrige of Knoxville, TN; sisters, Anita Tingle of Rossville, Ga. and Mary Usmiller of Fl.; several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service was held. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, TN is serving the family of Ed Baldwin.
McGhee, Sampson "Sonny", age 53, of Caryville, passed away Monday, July 21, 2003, at the U. T. Medical Center. Preceded in death by father, Sampson McGhee Jr.; mother, Katie B. McGhee and infant brother all of Lafollette. He is survived by his wife, Cindy McGhee of Caryville; daughter, Amy McGhee Estes and husband, Chad; grandson, Chase Estes all of Lenoir City; son, Mickey McGhee of Gatlinburg and Sonny Lynn McGhee; many close friends and relatives. A special thanks to the Wilson family for all of their love and support to the family during this time of need. You will always be remembered for all you've done. A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Walters Funeral Home in La Follette for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations will be arranged thru First National Bank, Attn: Cynthia Grady, 2106 Charles G. Seivers Blvd., Clinton, TN 37716 Walters Funeral Home, La Follette is serving the family of Sonny McGhee.
Davis, Lois Louise, age 94, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday, July 28, 2003 at the Parkwest Hospital. She is survived by her son, Thomas E. Davis and wife, Jean of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon; daughter, Sonja Sneddon and husband, Jeff of Lenoir City; brothers, Clarence Coleman, Kenneth Coleman and Bill Coleman all of Obion Co., TN; 11 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Luke officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Memorial Cemetery in Livonia, Michigan. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Lois Louise Davis.
Robison, Joe Garner, was born in Tullahoma, Tenn., on April 02, 1918 to the late Nath and Kate Robison. He was called to the loving arms of Jesus on Wednesday July 30th, 2003. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Joe was a loyal and dedicated employee of Lenoir City Car Works for over 33 years. He was dearly loved and highly regarded by all. We rejoice in knowing that he has been reunited with his family who preceded him in death; his parents, the wife he adored for 54 years, Jessie Robison; sisters: Ovalee McKee, Mabel White, Catherine Marrs and Sophia McGaha; brother, Thomas Robison; daughter, Betty Faye Arden; infant sons, Joey Lynn and Gary Garner Robison; grandson, Danny Polson. Left to celebrate his eternal peace and to cherish his memories; special son and caregiver,Claude Robison and wife, Gay Lynn of Loudon and son, Rev. Bud Barger and wife, Faye of Cleveland, Ohio; daughter, Joetta Yates and husband, Ray of Loudon; special grandaughter and caregiver, Jessica Robison-Nokes and husband, Rob of Knoxville; granddaughters: Judy Dixon of Loudon, Debbie Starritt of Loudon, Lisa Barger of Cleveland, OH, Tabetha Dilts of Dallas, TX; special grandson and caregiver, Joe-Michael Robison of Loudon grandsons: Mike Yates of Nashville, Randy Barger, Tim Barger and Tony Barger all of Cleveland OH, Ronnie Arden of Lenoir City, Tyler Lawson and Randy Lawson both of Lenoir City. He was known as "Papaw" to 23 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westhaven Ministries in West Knoxville with Rev. Jimmie Moore officiating . Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Joe Robison.
Jackson, Curtis Wayne, Jr. age 40 of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2003 at his home. He attended Fellowship Baptist Church. Wayne was baptized at Hickory Valley Baptist Church. He was a graduate of I. T. T. Tech. Preceded in death by grandfathers, Earl Harvey and Maurice Jackson; grandmother, Katherine Harvey; uncles, Sam Skidmore and Kenneth Disney. Survived by children, Katherine Nicole Jackson and Curtis Wayne Jackson III; parents, Curtis and Barbara Jackson; brothers, Todd Jackson and wife, Corky, Moe Jackson and wife, Selena; grandmother, Martha Jackson; nephews, Sam Jackson and Maurice Jackson; niece, Alyssa Jackson; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Sunday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Eddie Chasteen and Rev. Mark Harvey officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Monday in the Hickory Valley Cemetery for graveside services. Serving as pallbearers: Brad Baker, Paul Eastes, Doug Littleton, Tim Brannon, Tom Wheeler, Ricky Jackson, Mark Harvey, Jeff Disney and Brian Disney. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Curtis Wayne Jackson Jr.
Gibson, Carrie Lou Simpson, age 88, of Farragut, passed away Saturday morning July 1, 2006 at the Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. She was a faithful member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Carrie retired after 17 years of teaching Home Economics at Farragut High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry E. Gibson; parents, A.A. and Ollie Monger Simpson; sisters, Mary Evelyn Malone, Ruth Thompson, Grace Breazeale, Pauline Harvey, Beulah Simpson and half-sister, Ressie Duff; brother, Clarence T. Simpson. She is survived by her daughters, Ann Dalton and husband Tim of Farragut, Sue Byrd and husband Glen of Martin; sons, Tom Gibson and wife Nancy of Dublin, OH, Tim Gibson and wife Kathy of Dahlonega, GA; brother, Cecil Simpson of Lenoir City; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5- 8:30 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home Lenoir City. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Middleton and Rev. Don Hubbard officiating. A Private Interment will be in Oral Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Carrie Lou Gibson.
James Oliver Welch Sr., age 66, of Pasadena, MD, formerly of Lenoir City, passed away Friday, June 30, 2006 in Maryland. James was of the Baptist Faith. He was born May 4, 1940 in Counce, TN to Oliver and Cynthia Welch. He was preceded in death by parents; son, Peter Andrew Welch; sister, Beverly Mills; brother-in-law, Jerry Burch. Survived by his wife, Barbara Colvin Welch of Maryland; son, James O. Welch, Jr. of Virginia; stepsons, Mark T. and Michael A. Colvin, stepdaughter, Cindy Lynn; stepgrandchildren, Nicholas, Lucas, Kyle, Sabina, and Christopher all of Maryland; sisters and brother-in-law, Mignon and Bill Scarbrough of Lenoir City, Brenda Burch of Nashville; nieces and nephews, Michelle Vondy of Eldersburg, Maryland, Charles Hartsook of Nashville, Cindra Jones of Nashville and Kyle Scarbrough of Lenoir City. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday at Click Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment will follow at 12:30 at Loudon County. Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ron Fisher officiating. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of James O. Welch, Sr.
William A. Kloster, age 76, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2006. He attended the Tellico Village Community Church. Bill was retired from Indian Head Industries in Southfield, MI and Charlotte, NC. He was a veteran serving in the U. S. Air Force and a member of the American Kennel Club working as a dog trainer and judge at their events . After moving to Tellico Village, Bill was active in the RV Club and the Model Sailing Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maria Paula and Adolph Kloster. Survived by his wife of 17 years, Galene Kloster; daughters, Miriam Murphy and husband Todd of Farragut, Janice Green and husband Michael of Chesterfield, MO, Allison Hult and husband Robert of St. Petersburg, FL, Lisa Ruffin and husband John of Clinton Township, MI; step-children, Robert Blenkle, Patricia Theros and husband Louis, Pamela Coleman and husband Worth; 8 grandchildren: Steven Green, Alex Green, Grant Murphy, Austin Ruffin, Heather Murphy, Shane Ruffin, Jessica Ruffin and Morgan Hult; 3 step-grandchildren, Brooke Blenkle, Jonathan Theros and Evan Theros. The family will receive friends from 5 -7 p.m. Wednesday with funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. at Tellico Village Community Church. Mr. Bill Cox and Rev. Margaret Manning will officiate. Family and friends will gather by 11 a.m. Thursday in the Lakeview Cemetery for graveside service with military honors conferred by VFW Post 5150, American Legion Post 120, 70 and 256. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of William A. Kloster.
Jesse Lamar Darnell, age 90, of Loudon, TN, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2006, at Loudon Health Care Center. Jesse was born in Coaling, Alabama. He was employed by National Linen Service for many years in Birmingham, Chattanooga, Norfolk, Atlanta, and in Austin and Beaumont, Texas, retiring from Beaumont as Plant Manager. He was of the Presbyterian Faith. Jesse and his wife of 64 years, Mildred, lived in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama after retirement before settling in Crestview, Florida for 25 years. Jesse worked in real estate during his early retirement years. He was a Mason and Shriner and enjoyed golf and woodworking. Following his wife’s death, Jesse came to Loudon where he resided at River Oaks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jettie Mildred Payne Darnell; son, Samuel Lamar Darnell and brothers, Douglas, J. W., Fred, and Troy. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Moore and husband, Gene of Loudon, TN; granddaughter, Jo Lynda Yardman of Ellabell, Georgia; grandsons, Douglas Darnell of Los Angeles and Curtis Moore of Maryville, TN; sister, Mary Lane Keene of Coaling, Alabama and five great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Trussville, Alabama on Saturday, July 8th at 3 p.m. C.S.T. with Rev. Eddie Click officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is serving the family of Jesse Lamar Darnell.
O’Neal, Raymond C., age 85, of Greenback, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2006. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Retired from Wampler’s Farm Sausage. Raymond was active in the Loudon Co. Senior Center Chapter. Preceded in death by wife, Nell Sue O’Neal. Survived by his son, Jerry O’Neal and wife, Sherry of Knoxville; grandchildren, Byron O’Neal and wife, Noelle of Colorado Springs, CO and Chad O’Neal of Knoxville; sisters, Kathleen Millsaps and Esteen Coulter; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ben Ward will officiate. Burial will follow in Laurel Bank Cemetery in Blount Co. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 1998 Friendship Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Raymond C. O’Neal.
Plemons, Harry G., age 79, of Lenoir City, passed away Wednesday July 5, 2006 at the Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty Davis Plemons. Private Graveside Services for the family will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lakeview Cemetery with Raymond Burnett officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the “For The Kingdom Building Fund” % of Central United Methodist Church, 301 Hickory Creek Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Harry G. Plemons.
Human, Tanya Ann, age 24, of Knoxville, formerly of Wartburg, passed away Thursday morning, July 6, 2006. She was a member of Riverview Baptist Church in Lenoir City and a former employee of Shoneys Restaurant. Survived by her mother, Karen Rose Vespie and David Leslie of Wartburg; father, Robert Human of Wartburg; sister, Brittany Nicole Ruppe of Oakdale; brother, Joshua Dale Human and nephew, Elijah James Ruppe; grandparents, Eugene and Ann Rose of Wartburg along with many aunts, uncles and cousins; Godparents, Darnell and Deloris Cowart. 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 at Riverview Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse Jones and Rev. Luke Ward officiating. Burial will follow in the Martel Cemetery. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Tanya Human.
Karen Renee Houser, age 40, of Knoxville, died suddenly early Thursday morning, July 6, 2006 at Baptist Hospital West. Karen was very active in small animal rescue and was instrumental in organizing SBRET (Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee). She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and received her Masters degree at the University of Tennessee, Martin. Karen was an employee of DOE in Oak Ridge. She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Houser; grandmother, Pauline Houser. Survived by her mother, Margaret Houser of Knoxville; brother, Kris Houser of Rutledge; special aunt, Irene Smith of Knoxville; several other aunts, uncles and cousins; soul mate, Charles Maltman Jr. of Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SBRET, P O Box 4661, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, www.sbret.com or to other pet charities. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Houser family.