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Loudon County, Tennessee Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Loudon County, Tennessee Obituary Collection - 29

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Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2010, at 11:37 a.m.

Sandlin, Charles E. (Chuck), age 61, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2001 at the Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. Chuck was a retired x- ray technician at Woods Memorial Hospital in Etowah. He served in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents Elmer Thomas and Leona Dowda Sandlin. Chuck is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda Sandlin; children, Ryan Sandlin, Dana Davis and husband Chris all of Lenoir City; grandchildren: Kaylen Sandlin, Tristen Davis, Linsie Davis and Bryson Davis; brother, Harold Sandlin of Houston, Tx.; 3 nieces and a nephew. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home by 11 a.m. Tuesday and proceed to the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for a 12 noon graveside service. Full military honors will be conferred by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Chuck Sandlin.

McDaniel, Helen "Ruth" age 84, of Lenoir City, went home Monday evening, August 6, 2001, at her home. Ruth was a member of Bell Avenue Baptist Church. She was a retired inspector from Charles H. Bacon Company with more than 40 years of service. Ruth was an avid cook and seamstress. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Raymond Williams,Sr. and Robert Lee McDaniel; parents, Charlie and Laura Monday Moss; sister, Ruby Sherrill; brother, Charles Moss all of Lenoir City. Survivors: son, Raymond Williams and wife Carol of Morristown; daughters, Mary Sue Berry and husband Bill, Bobbie Jean Williams and husband Bill all of Lenoir City; sister, Mary Kate Sampson of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Kimberly Denise Haun and husband Jeff, Lisa Jean Nelson and husband Lind, Robert Charles Williams and wife Christa, Christopher Lee Berry; great grandson, Lucas Nelson; special nephew, Barry Paul Jacobs of Lenoir City; Best Friend, Irene Williams of Knoxville; Companion, Alice Reynolds of Loudon; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. with Rev. Mark Caldwell officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m.Thursday at Click Funeral Home and proceed to Lenoir City Cemetery at 11 a.m. for graveside services with Brother Dennis Lanham officiating. Pall bearers, Bill Berry, Bill Williams, Robert Williams, Chris Berry, Jeff Haun and Lind Nelson. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Baptist Hospice, P.O. Box 22, Knoxville, Tn 37901. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the McDaniel family.

Kruger, Ronald Dean, age 73,of the Abindon VA, formerly of Omaha NE, passed away early Tuesday morning August 7, 2001, at the Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol TN. Ron was a veteran of the Merchant Marines. He was retired from Kerr McGee Corp. in Oklahoma City after 44 years of service. Ron was a member of the Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Temple Kruger; daughters, Kay Hupperts and Carolyn Kruger; sons, Jeff Kruger and Steve Kruger; step sons, Bob G. Roe and Roger A. Roe; sisters, Mary Harrison, Merna Petersen and Marge Kruger; brother, Dave Anderson; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Christian Church of Omaha, 56th and Fowler with Nancy Brink officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to G. A. R., Attn: Dave Wells, 9246 Madison Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68127 . Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the Kruger family.

Shadday, Merton A. age 76, of West Knoxville, passed away Tuesday evening, August 7, 2001, at Park West Hospital. Merton was an elder in the Presbyterian Church. He was a Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Knoxville. Merton was a veteran of World War II serving with the Army. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Woods. Survivors: wife, Agnes Lane Howard Shadday; son, Larry Shadday of Cassville MO; Agnes' sons, Gary, Larry and David Howard all of Michigan; 6 grandchildren brother, Carl Shadday; niece, Debbie Shadday both of Cassville MO.; Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. Sam Oakes officiating. Full military honors will be conferred by the East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries, P.O. Box 3352, Knoxville, TN 37927. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Shadday family.

Brackett, Linda Sue Mantooth, age 48, of Ooltewah formerly of Knox Co. passed away Thursday morning, August 9, 2001 at her home. Linda was a member of Hines Valley Baptist Church in Knox Co. She was a nurses aid with Home Health Care. She was preceded in death by parents, Fred W. and Buena Mantooth. Survived by husband, of 31 years, Ron Brackett; daughters, Kim New and husband, Paul of Ooltewah, Katrina Ott and husband, Kenny of Rossville, GA; grandchildren, Nicholas age 9 and Nathaniel Koby age 5 weeks; brother, Fredie Mantooth of Knoxville; sister, Brenda Forsythe of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Marietta Church Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Linda Brackett.

Ward, Elizabeth Ann (Liz) of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, August, 9, 2001, in Augusta GA. Ann was a strong, devoted, loving person who cared for everyone. She was a great mother and friend to everyone. She always looked at life as a gift and lived it to the fullest. She was a great friend and was loved by all. She was preceded in death by her father, Wilburn Raby. Survivors include her four kids who were her life: Brent Ward and wife Becky of Knoxville, Shawn Ward stationed with the U. S. Army in Ft. Campbell KY, Tiffany Ward of Knoxville, Jenny Ward of Knoxville; mother, Ruth Myers Raby of Knoxville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Valerie Raby, Jeff and Jo Raby all of Knoxville; several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m.Rev. Ed Cagley officiating. Interment will follow in the Marietta Cemetery. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel is serving the Ward family.

Goodman, Rev. William Thomas (Tom), age 63, of Lenoir City, passed from this life on Saturday August 11, 2001 at the Park West Medical Center. Tom had long suffered from numerous illnesses.Tom was a retired Baptist minister. He was ordained January 11, 1976 at Gospel Light Baptist Church in Lenoir City. He served as assistant pastor of Beasons Chapel Baptist Church in Lenoir City and later pastored The Old Country Church in Sweetwater and Light House Baptist Church from which he retired. He drove school buses in Loudon and Knox County as well as working for Smith Chair Factory, Hartsook Realty and American Duralite. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Daniel Goodman and Mary Frances Goodman Decker Smith; step-father, R.L. Decker; sister, Sammie Jean Arden; mother-in-law, Josephine McMahan. Tom is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara McMahan Goodman; son, William (Billy) Goodman and wife, Martha; daughter, Patricia Leslie Clark and husband, David (Ike) Clark Jr.; grandchildren, Matthew and Heather Clark all of Lenoir City; step-grandchildren, Jerry Williams of Lenoir City and Bobby Jenkins of Loudon; brothers: Ivan Goodman and wife Betty, Dennis Goodman and Barbara and Emmitt Goodman all of Loudon; sisters: Agnes Clemmer of Calhoun, TN, Janice Decker Hicks of New York and Mary Kathy Hill of Florida. A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews too numerous to mention. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home chapel with Rev. George Seay and Rev. Wayne Packett officiating. Tom's nephews will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be in the Roberson cemetery in Loudon. The family is grateful for the care and support they have received from friends, family, doctors and hospitals staff through this difficult time. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Tom Goodman.

Duncan, Anna J., age 83, of Lenoir City formerly of Graysville, Alabama passed away early, Monday morning, August 13, 2001 at the Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan Duncan. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Norma and Curtis Dickey of Lenoir City; son, Dennis Wingo of California; brother, John Carl Setchel of Virginia; grandchildren, Pam Simpkins of Loudon, Barry Dickey and James Dickey both of Knoxville; great grandchildren, Brock Dickey of Knoxville, Logan Simpkins of Loudon, and Jamie Dickey of Vermont. 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. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. C.S.T. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Mt. Olive, Alabama. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Anna J. Duncan.

Beard, Richard Nelson, age 67, of Seymour, TN, formerly of Terre Haute, IN, died Tuesday morning, August 14, 2001, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN., following a brief illness. Dick was born in Indianapolis, IN to the late Norman and Marie Beard. He attended Rose Hulman Institute and Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN. Dick was an active member of the Terre Haute Community Theatre for 30 years. He worked backstage, as an actor and served on the Board of Directors. Dick began working for the Merchants Savings Association in 1958, serving as president of the company in the 70's and 80's, prior to his retirement. In 1990 he and his wife, Manon, decided to move closer to the Smokey Mountains, an area they had visited and enjoyed many times. He settled in Sevierville for several years and finally in Seymour. Dick enjoyed working as a volunteer at the Sugarlands Visitor Center in Great Smokey Mountains National Park. He enjoyed good food, great literature and all kinds of music. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Manon; daughters, Ronda Krum and husband Jeff of Kansas City, MO, Lydia Gilpatrick and husband Jim of Atlanta, GA, Abby Filter and husband Greg of Indianapolis, IN,; 4 grandchildren. Sometimes wise and always witty, he will be missed by all. There will a memorial open house at the family home in Seymour, Saturday, August 18, from 2-4 p.m.. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909, or to the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains, 130 West Bruce Street, Sevierville, TN 37862. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike, Farragut TN is serving the Beard family.

Russell, Murphy (Buck), age 84, of the Glendale Community passed away Tuesday evening, August 14, 2001 at the Baptist Health Care Center. He was a member of Hines Valley Baptist Church. Buck was a longtime builder and carpenter. Preceded in death by wife, Hazel Russell; parents, Charlie and Jenny Russell; sisters, Rosie Nicely, Lizzie Savage, Vera Savage, Carrie White and Emma White; brothers, Ed Russell, Jay Russell, Elbert Calloway, Hobert Calloway and Lige Calloway; daughter-in-law, Lisa Russell. Survived by daughter, Opal Marsh of Knoxville; sons, James Russell of Lenoir City, Elbert Russell and wife, Lorene of Vonore, Murphy Russell and wife, Gaynelle of Greenback, David Russell and wife, Miranda of Greenback, Bobby Russell and wife, Rhoda of Lenoir City; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; devoted mother of his children, Lucy Russell of Greenback; several nieces and nephews. 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 Rev. John Russell officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home and proceed to the Axley's Chapel Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Russell Family.

Bartless, Hal Stuart (Bart), age 83, of Farragut, passed away Wednesday evening, August 15, 2001, at Park West Hospital. Hal was a member of Parkway Presbyterian Church. He was a former member of Concord Presbyterian Church. Hal was retired from Union Carbide Y-12 plant. He was a former employee of TVA and Knox Porcelain. Hal was a member of Choto Masonic Lodge # 253 F&AM, a former member of the Farragut Lions Club and past president of AARP. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Preceded in death by son, Hal Stuart Bartless Jr.; daughter, Melinda Ellen Bartless; parents, Henry Stuart Bartless and Ellen Scott Bartless; 4 brothers; Survivors: wife of 63 years, Marjorie Slagle Bartless; daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Charles Blackman of Franklinton, NC, Susan and John Redmond of Lenoir City; granddaughter, Tracy Armstrong Conner and husband Chris Conner of Knoxville; several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Friday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. A masonic service will follow conferred by Choto Lodge. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. with Elder John Wallace officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery on Chapman Hwy. for grave side services with Rev. Gordon Adams officiating. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Bartless family.

Housley, Clyde Edgar of Friendsville, after 82 years on Earth, joined loved ones in Heaven on Thursday, August 16, 2001. Clyde was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Maryville. He was retired from Harrison Construction Company. Clyde was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served during World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Sally Housley; brothers, Lonnie Housley, Ulyses Housley, John Housley and Joe Housley; and sisters, Minnie Belle Housley and Mossie Ford. Clyde leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Morton Housley; sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Jane Housley of Lenoir City, Joey and Donna Housley of Friendsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Gary (Buzz) Stinnett, Jan and Charles Davis, Tami and Steve Henry all of Friendsville, and Angie and Brad Chambers of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Jack Housley, Jr., Bill Housley, Wesley Housley, Darren Housley, Anita Green, Lori McFalls, Robby Stinnett, Chastity Wilson, Lisa Carter, Brandi Hill, Candice Walker, Jason Davis, Michael Davis, and Chucky Davis; 17 great grandchildren; sisters, Della Mae Phillips of Maryville, Rosetta Coppock of Friendsville and Myrtle Brogan of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; and many many dearly loved friends. The family will receive friends from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City followed by funeral services at 3p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel. Rev Jack Housley will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Unitia cemetery with full military honors conferred by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Clydes grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Clyde Housley.

Evans, Iva Mae Daniels, age 74, of Lenoir City passed away quietly at her home with her family present, Friday morning, August 17, 2001. She was of the Baptist Faith. Iva, along with her husband, Fate, operated Evans Boat Dock for 35 years. They also operated Riverside T Restaurant. Iva and her husband, Fate, was founder and owner of Feed My Children Missionary in Lenoir City for the past 7 years. Preceded in death by mother, Willie Dotson; father, James Daniels; sisters, Jewel Daniels, Barbara Daniels and Helen Jenkins; nephew, Jerry Daniels; and son-in-law, James Lee. Survived by husband, Fate Evans; daughter and son-in-law, Tammie and Doug Atkins; son, Fate Edward (Eddie) Evans; brother, Charles Dunn of Loudon; sister, Gladys Poe of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Jessica L. Evans, Johnathan F. Evans and Christy Brogdon and husband, Jonathan Brogdon; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hawkins Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday in the Hawkins Chapel with Rev. Ray Chadwick officiating. Burial will follow in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City is serving the Evans Family.

Simpson, Wanda Pearl, age 60 of Lenoir City passed away Saturday, August 18, 2001 at the Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church. Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, Parthena and Jmes Smpson. She is survived by her brother, Bill Simpson and wife Rose of Lenoir City; half brother, Jackie Simpson of Lenoir City; half sister, Sue Lee and husband Malcolm of Knoxville; 2 nephews, Billy and Freddy Simpson and a niece, Susan Kelly. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dean Bandy officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Monday at the Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services and interment. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Pearl Simpson.
Austin Edwin Massengill, a long time resident of Lenoir City, TN, passed away August, 16, 2001, in Montgomery, AL, following a lengthy illness. Austin was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Lenoir City. He was retired from Oak Ridge X-10 Plant. Austin was a member of Avery Masonic Lodge # 593 F&AM. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Lee Massengill and Nellie McZenzie Massengill. Survivors: wife of 55 years, Juanita Arden Massengill; children, Cynthia M. Taft and husband Harold of Montgomery, AL, Belinda M. Boronkay and husband John of Manassas, VA, James E. Massengill of Lenoir City, TN. Five grandchildren, Marc R. Taft of Baton Rouge, LA; Amy R. Taft of Montgomery, AL; Amanda N. Boronkay of Manassas, VA, J. Matthew Massengill and Julie R. Massengill both of Lenoir City, TN; one great-grandchild, Brittney N. Boronkay of Manassas, VA.;sister, Sue Kirby Sowards of Lenoir City, TN; nieces, Susan Kirby Ricks and husband Allen; Kathy Garner and husband Larry; nephew Steve Kirby and wife Kathy; special family members, David and Jane Mosier, Carolyn and Bob Turpin, Wanda and Jack Marley. He was blessed to have many close life-long friends who were part of his extended family. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm Monday at Calvary Baptist Church with funeral Services to follow at 2:30, Rev. Steve Kirby and Rev. Steve Taylor officiating. Pallbearers: David Mosier, Arnold Wallace, Bob Turpin, Bill Holt, Tim Johnson and Ronnie Markham. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery. Graveside services will be conferred by Avery Lodge. Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the family of Austin Massengill.

Chaney, Emma Lou Rasar Adcox, age 83, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday afternoon, August 18, 2001, at the Loudon Health Care Center. Emma Lou was a Charter member of Nelson Street Baptist Church. She helped raise money, cook meals for the volunteers that helped build the church, and was a faithful member until her marriage to Rev. Earl Chaney. Along with Rev. Chaney she ministered to several churches until his death, at which point Emma Lou returned to Nelson Street Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Ernest Lee Adcox and Rev. Chaney; parents, Robert Elcaney Rasar and Margaret Thomas Rasar; 7 brothers. Survivors: daughter, Elizabeth Louise Adcox Parker; granddaughter, Rebecca (Becky) and husband, Tony Crawley; great grandchildren, Sara, Jenny and Jason Webb; sister, Mary Kate Vincil all of Lenoir City. Funeral services 1 p.m. Monday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Seay and Rev. Howard Pratt officiating. Interment will follow in the Lenoir City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.

Smith, Columbus Roosevelt (Lum), age 91, of the Cave Creek Community passed away Thursday, August 23, 2001 at the Park West Hospital. He was a member of Cave Creek Baptist Church. Lum was preceded in death by wife, Willie Lou Stinnett Smith; parents, Aaron and Mary Jane Tadlock Smith; brothers, Arthur Smith, Holbert Smith and Herman Tadlock; sisters, Molly Anthony and Fawn Smith. Survived by children, Fawn Mills and husband, Allen, Lynn Smith and wife, Ruthie Louise and Robert Smith and wife, Annie all of Cave Creek; grandchildren, Roger Mills and wife Tracey, David Mills and wife, Joanne, Jeff Smith and wife, Joyce, Sherry Coffey and husband, Mitch, Teresa Smith, Jason Smith and wife, Melanie; 12 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Jo Ann and Darrell Hamilton. 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 with Rev. Jack Kyle and Rev. Bobby Lawson officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home and proceed to Cave Creek Cemetery for 11 a.m. graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the Smith Family.

Rather, Mena Hamilton of Lenoir City passed away Thursday evening, August 23, 2001 at the St. Mary's Hospital. Mena was a member of Highland Hills Church of God in Lenoir City. She was preceded in death by parents, William Jefferson Hamilton and Selma Elizabeth Givens Hamilton; and brother, Tommy Hamilton. Survived by husband, Gilbert Rather; children, Pam Wilkerson of Ellenwood, GA, Sally Mills and husband, James, Cecilia Wilkerson and husband, Jeff and April Pranger and husband, Jason all of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Kristen Hawkins and husband, Steven of Rockmart, GA, William Hill, Gilbert Wilkerson, Gabriel Rather, Jesse Newman, Bailee Pranger, Jayson, Tanner, Seth and Chadd Pranger, James Mills all of Lenoir City, Misty Lunsford, of Harriman, Christy Eversole and husband Robert of Hamilton, OH; great grandchildren, Caleb Hawkins of Rockmart, GA, Destiny Eversole of Hamilton, OH; brothers, James W. Hamilton and wife, Margaret of Lenoir City, Roy Hamilton and wife, Geneva of Lenoir City; sisters, Jo Ann Bolella and husband, Lou of Windsor, CT, Teresa Horst and husband, Dale of Lenoir City; aunt, Hazel Justice of Rockwood; uncle, Sewell Givens of Rockwood; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Saturday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel in Lenoir City with Rev. George Seay officiating. Pallbearers will be James Kittrell, Stanley and John R. Johnson, Ted Ellison, Virgil (Buddy) McKee and Gilbert Rather. Family and friends will gather at Click Funeral Home by 1:30 Sunday and proceed to the Lakeview cemetery for graveside services at 2 p.m. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Mena Rather.

Orrin, Robert Sr., age 83 of Lenoir City passed away Friday morning, August 24, 2001 at the Baptist Healthcare Center. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 21, 1918. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1940 with a degree in civil engineering. He received a masters degree from the University of Tennessee in 1975 for environmental engineering. Bob was employed by T. V. A. during the building of Ft. Loudon Dam. He retired from Union Carbide after 35 years. He was a member of the Rotary Club. Bob enjoyed trout fishing, hunting and raising roses. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Agnes Orrin; son Robert C. Orrin, Jr. and wife, Martha Orrin of Lenoir City; daughter, Elizabeth A. Brown and husband, Dr. Douglas R. Brown of Dacula, Ga.; grandchildren, Tracy and Gail Orrin, Gretchen Orrin, Scott and Beth Brown, Mac and Amy Brown, Wesley Orrin, and Missy Orrin; cousin, Mrs. Marge Hasselbusch of Sarasota, Fl. The family will receive friends from 11:30 A.M._12:30 P.M. Saturday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Family and friends will proceed to the Loudon County Memorial Gardens for graveside services to be held at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Aviary Care Fund, Baptist Health Care Center, 700 Williams Ferry Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771 Click Funeral Home Lenoir City is serving the family of Robert Orrin.

Young, Eloise M., age 80, of West Knoxville, passed away Friday evening August 24, 2001 at the Farragut Health Care Center. Mrs. Young attended the University of Arkansas Monticello. She was a resident of Chattanooga for 35 years, before she and her husband moved to Knoxville to be near their son. Mrs. Young was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church, the Newcomers and the Welcome Wagon. While in Chattanooga, Mrs. Young was active in community and religious endeavors, serving many years as a volunteer at Memorial Hospital. She retired as Deputy Clerk for the Hamilton County Sessions Court. Mrs. Young is survived by her husband of 57 years, Harry F. Young, a member of the Arkansas Gazette and Chattanooga Times news staffs for almost 40 years; son, U. S. Army Reserve LT. Col. Franklin Young, a veteran of the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. A private service is planned. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Young family.

Sponseller, Norman W., age 68, of the Tellico Village Community,formerly of Canton, Ohio, passed away Friday, August 24, 2001, at the Park West Medical Center. Norm was born in Canton September 1, 1932 to Glen and Hazel (Shatzer) Sponseller. A graduate of Middlebranch High School and attended Capital University. He served as Plain Township Trustee from 1962 to 1968 when he was elected Stark County Commissioner, an office he held for twenty years. He resided in Canton until October 1996 when he and his wife, Daryl moved to Tellico Village and became active in community activities. He served on the Tellico Village Home Owners' Assoc. Board of Directors as Government Liason for four years and the Tellico Village Property Owners' Assoc. Communication Advisory Committee. Norm was awarded the 2000 Tellico Village Area Government Service Award. Gov. Don Sundquist appointed him Colonel Aide de Camp in March 1998. He chaired the Loudon County 20 Year Growth Plan Coordinating Committee and served on the Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, the County Geographical Information Systems Board and the Boys and Girls Club. Norm was a member of the Lenoir City Civitan Club and was featured in the Tellico Village newspaper in the "Movers and Shakers" column in April 1999. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Vonore. Norm is survived by his wife, Daryl; daughter, Vickie Sponseller of Henderson, NV.; sons, Norman Steven Sponseller and wife, Beulah of Henderson, NV. and Scott Glen Sponseller of Canton, OH.; stepdaughters, Toni E. Lesowitz of Chicago, IL. and Mrs. Ron (Abby) Eibel of Paris, OH.; sisters, Mrs. Lloyd (Betty) Colvin of Canton, OH. and Mrs. Miriam Weirough of Tucson, AZ.; mother-in-law, Miriam Schwartz of Lauderhill, FL. Norm also leaves special friends, Chip and Tammy Miller of Lenoir City. Funeral services are being held in Canton. A memorial service will be held Friday, September 7, 2001 at 7 p.m. in the Tellico Village Community Church with Rev. Nancy Andrews officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate memorial contributions be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O.Box 297153, Houston, Tx.77297(Designated to the Norman W. Sponseller Memorial Fund for Melanoma Research) Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Norm Sponseller.

Helton, Robert J., age 81, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday evening at his home. Bob was a member of Silver Ridge Baptist Church. A fifty year member of Pipe And Steamfitters Local 102. A member of Avery Masonic Lodge #593 as well as the Scottish Rite, York Rite and Shriners. Bob was a veteran of WWII serving in the Army. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Timmy Helton. Survived by his wife, Stella Helton; children: Joyce Phibbs, Joe E. Helton and Pat Embry; grandchildren: Donald W. Phibbs Jr., Joe T. Helton, Robbie Helton, Todd Helton, Scott Embry and Mike Embry; 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Inez Carroll and Iva Lane; brother, Charles Helton. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott Wells officiating. A Masonic service will follow conducted by Avery Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens with full military honors conferred by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Bob Helton.

Thomas, Mabel Stavely, age 93, of Knoxville passed away Monday morning, August 27, 2001 at the Farragut Health Care Center. She was born in Stewart County, TN March 21, 1908, wife of the late Buford E. Thomas and daughter of the late Joe and Minnie Parker Stavely. She was a member of Madison Street United Methodist Church in Clarksville, TN where she resided until 1992. Mrs. Thomas was a graduate of Austin Peay University and taught in Montgomery County schools from 1945 until she retired in 1973. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Country Womenís Club, Rook Club, Soda Club, Home Demonstration Club and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Retired Teachersí Organization. She served as a volunteer at Clarksville Memorial Hospital for over 25 years. Mrs. Thomas was an avid gardner, known for her orchids and African violets. She landscaped and cared for the grounds at Smith-Trahern Mansion in Clarksville. In the 70's, she was instrumental in working with the Governorís office to begin a wildflower planting program along interstate system. She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Frank Stavely. She is survived by daughter, Nelda Thomas Kersey and son-in-law, Mel Kersey of Loudon, TN; grandchildren, Sherri Harrell Tipton and Husband Charles of Memphis, Jill Harrell Wheeler and husband Jeff, of Kennesaw, Ga., Ben Harrell and wife Diana of Portland, OR; 5 great grandchildren; sister, Bess Lancaster, Dover, TN (currently residing in Waverly, TN) and Charley Stavely, Stewart, TN (currently residing in Winston Salem, NC). A Memorial Service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Rev. Eddie Click Officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m. C.S.T. Thursday at the Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, TN In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Madison Street United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 864, Clarksville, TN 37041-0864. Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel is serving the family of Mabel Thomas.

Raby, Margaret Allison, age 80, of Wilson, N.C. formerly of Knoxville passed away Saturday, August 25, 2001 in North Carolina. She is survived by husband, Clarence Earl Raby; daughter, Glenda R. Bowden of Wilson, N.C.; sons, Ivan Earl Raby of Alexandria, VA, Alvin H. Raby of Winterville, N.C., and Glen P. Raby of Elm City, N.C., step-mother, Myrtie Allison of Knoxville; sisters, Othella Hill and Iva Johnson both Knoxville; brother, William Allison of Knoxville; 5 grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stony Point Baptist Church with funeral services to follow at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in the Stoney Point Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 910 S. Tarboro St., Wilson, N.C. 27893. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is serving the family of Margaret Raby.

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