Our Obituaries

Robert Walters

February 21, 1931 - November 23, 2014

Robert Walters age 83 of Oak Ridge Tennessee passed away November 23, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge He was preceded in death by his parents Mearl and Florence Walters and his wife Shirley Mae (Dellenbach) Walters he is survived by his Jody G. Roach and husband Michael two sons Mark Allen Walters and wife Melissa Ann and Kevin Neal; Walters and wife Sarah two sisters Betty M....
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Bertha Weitsman

September 26, 1936 - November 23, 2014

Bertha Weitsman age 78 passed away Sunday November 23, 2014 in Avon, Indiana She was born September 26,1936 to Simon and Fani Weist She was preceded in death by her husband. Bertha is survived by her daughter Deborah Weitsman also of Avon, Indiana Funeral services will be Tuesday November 25, 2014 in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with burial following at Beth El Cemetery in Oak...
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Ruby Carnes Locke Ely

March 16, 1925 - November 22, 2014

Ruby Carnes Locke Ely, 89, passed away Saturday, November 22 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. Ruby had resided at the Ben Atchley State Veteran Home in Knoxville since 2013. Ruby was born in Dewitt, KY on March 16, 1925, the second eldest of sixteen children of General Lee and Axie Carnes. She grew up learning much about responsibility, perseverance and hard work, taking on the...
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Marilynn Fahey

September 13, 1929 - November 8, 2014

Marilynn Fahay age 85 of Oak Ridge passed away Saturday November 08, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky to Sidney and Viola Dunbar She is survived by her son Kevin Fahay of Oak Ridge and David Fahay of Maryville. A graveside service will be Thursday November 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton, Tennessee
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James Edward Gary

April 7, 1938 - November 4, 2014

James Edward Gary, age 76 of Oak Ridge, departed this life on November 4 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge due to complications caused by ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Gary was born on April 7, 1938 in Sale Creek, Tennessee to Walt and Irene Gary, both of whom proceeded him in death. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School and secured both a B.A...
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Elaine Berniece Gibson Thomas

December 23, 1925 - October 29, 2014

Elaine Berniece Gibson Thomas, 88, passed away on October 29, 2014. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Cecil and Irene Cobb Gibson. When she was three her father moved her family to a ranch south of Gordon, Nebraska, where he took up ranching. She graduated from Gordon High School in Gordon, Nebraska in 1943 and from Colorado Women's College in Denver in 1945. She worked in Denver for...
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Robert James "Sarge" Brown

January 16, 1930 - October 24, 2014

Robert James "Sarge" Brown 84 of Oak Ridge passed away at his home on October 24, 2014 surrounded by his closest family and friends Formerly of Harriman Tn. Robert was born January 16, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Eleanor and Eugene Brown. "Sarge" wanted to give one last shout out to all his buddies, friends and acquaintances at the Throttle Down Daycare and the Dayshift crew… Robert was...
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Simone Helen Farquharson

October 5, 1953 - October 23, 2014

After a courageous, three-year battle with cancer, Simone Helen Farquharson (née Jones) of Oak Ridge, TN went to be with the Lord at home in DeFuniak Springs, Florida at the age of 61. A long-time resident of Oak Ridge, she graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1971 and worked as an LPN at Methodist Medical Center after receiving a nursing degree from Roane State Technical Community ...
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Freddy Lynn Lunce

June 13, 1952 - October 20, 2014

Freddy Lynn Lunce, age 62, passed away on October 20th, 2014, in Oak Ridge, TN. Fred is survived by his Son Jacob and daughter in-law Natasha, of Warner Robins, Georgia; his daughter Julie Leathers and son in law David Leathers, of Knoxville, TN; and his former wife Debbie Lunce of Oliver Springs, TN. Fred is survived by grandchildren: Averie Leathers, Makayla, Makenzie, and grandson Callen...
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Jeffrey Louis Ginsburg

April 27, 1950 - October 18, 2014

Jeffery Louis Ginsburg, age 64, born April 27, 1950 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee died Saturday October 18, 2014. Jeff graduated from Oak Ridge High School Class of 1968 and obtained a BS in Human Resources from Tusculum College. He was a former business owner, city councilman, and President of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce. His recent professional work was spent in Human Resources where he was...
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Anna Mae Kite Medlin

September 15, 1925 - October 10, 2014

Anna Mae Kite Medlin, age 89, of Oak Ridge passed away Friday October 10, 2014 at NHC HealthCare of Oak Ridge. Anna Mae was born September 15, 1925 in Campbell County Tennessee to the late Robert and Zola Hatmaker Medlin. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was an avid reader and loved gardening, quilting, and cooking for her family and friends. Anna Mae is preceded in death by her...
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Warren Lewis Willis

September 11, 1955 - October 5, 2014

Warren Lewis Willis, age 59, was born September 11, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio. He slept peacefully away on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. He was the only son of Ann Willis and the late Rev. Dr. Charles Lewis Willis. He was employed by CNS formally B&W Technical Services Y-12 for Safeguards and Security for 28 years. Upon completing his education at...
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Everett Leon Holland

November 26, 1928 - September 20, 2014

Rev. Everett Leon Holland, age 85, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on September 20, 2014 and was reunited with his wife, Mamie, of 41 years. He was a licensed minister and involved in church ministry for 52 years. He began his ministry in 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri and continued there until 1994. He then continued his ministerial work in Oak Ridge, Tennessee where he moved...
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Jerry Braunstein

December 24, 1922 - September 17, 2014

Dr. Jerry Braunstein, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in his Clinton, Tenn. home. He was born in New York, N.Y., on Dec. 24, 1922 to the late Simon and Sarah Braunstein, who emigrated from the Ukraine. He grew up in Washington Heights with his brother, Herman Braunstein. After attending Townsend Harris High School (Class of 1938) and City College of New York (Class of 1942), he...
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Hazel Smith

March 30, 1913 - September 17, 2014

Hazel T . Smith, age 101, passed away on September 17, 2014. Mrs. Smith was born in Knoxville, TN and worked for the U.S. Government in Oak Ridge during the early 1940s. She moved to Nashville after WW II and was employed by the Tennessee Department of Employment Security for over 35 years, until her retirement. Mrs. Smith was a member of Belle Meade United Methodist Church. She enjoyed...
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Anna Kathryn Freeman

September 13, 2014 - September 16, 2014

Anna Kathryn Freeman passed away September 16, 2014 at Children's hospital in Knoxville She is survived by her parents James and Anna Freeman of Oak Ridge. Graveside services will be Friday September 20, 2014 at 2pm at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is serving the Freeman family.
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Patsy Joan Hawk

October 15, 1939 - September 8, 2014

Patsy Joann (Prater) Hawk of Oak Ridge passed away September 08, 2014 at Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center. Patsy is finally in Paradise with her children. She was preceded in death by her mother Onilee Walker Hahn, children Greg, Glenn and Sandy Ryzski. Her husband Fred Hawk She is survived by stepdaughter Cheryl Hawk Redford, and husband Bill Redford. Grandchildren include Joshua and...
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Helen Lucille (Schultz) Lowery

January 6, 1927 - September 6, 2014

Helen Lucille (Schultz) Lowery, 87, of Oak Ridge, went to be with her Lord and Savior at her home on Saturday, September 6, 2014. She was born on January 6th, 1927 in Talbott, TN, to the late Preston Monroe Schultz and Dora K. (Knight) Schultz. She was the last surviving of nine brothers and sisters. She graduated from Morristown East High School in 1945, after which she came to Oak Ridge...
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Wilma Elizabeth Garten

September 3, 1922 - September 2, 2014

Wilma Elizabeth Garten, age 91, passed away Tuesday September 2, 2014 at Greenfield Senior Living in Oak Ridge, TN. Wilma was born in Wood County, WV. Prior to moving to Oak Ridge in 2004, she was a long-time resident of both Huntington and Parkersburg, WV. Wilma was the daughter of the late William Lafe Brand and Hazel Evans Brand. She was a graduate of Parkersburg High School. In addition to...
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Lorraine Freiji Pilloud

May 30, 1924 - August 26, 2014

Lorraine Pilloud died August 26, 2014, at Greenfield Senior Living where she had lived the last 5 years. She grew up as the youngest of four children born to William and Sadie Freije in Binghamton, New York, all of whom have preceded her in death. She was born in Binghamton, New York, on May 30, 1924. She attended Binghamton Central High School followed by Wilson Memorial Hospital Nursing...
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James "Chris" Mooney

January 27, 1945 - August 24, 2014

James Chrisley "Chris" Mooney of Knoxville Tennessee passed away August 24, 2014 at Park West Hospital in Knoxville. Chris was born January 27, 1945 in Norton, Virginia. Chris was preceded in death by his father James F. Mooney. Chris is survived by his mother Jean Markland Mooney his daughter and son- in- law Erin and , Carl Keith of Mascot, Tennessee, grandchildren Matthew (Nikki). Laurel...
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James E. Vath

March 19, 1932 - August 12, 2014

James E. Vath age 82 of Oak Ridge passed away Tuesday August 12, 2014 at Briarcliff Health Care of Oak Ridge. James was born March 19, 1932 in Cincinnati Ohio to the late Clifford and Anna Vath. He received a Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Cincinnati. In 1970 James and his family moved to Oak Ridge to A.E.C.U.P. (as a rep. from Fernald, Ohio)-a combined operation effort. He...
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Sharon Paulette Anderson Fox

March 2, 1956 - August 8, 2014

Sharon Paulette Anderson Fox, age 58, of Clinton, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Friday August 8, 2014 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Sharon was born March 2, 1956 in Chicago Heights, IL to the late Donald and Elsie Pauline Adcox Anderson. Sharon was of the Baptist faith and had lived in Oak Ridge for the past 28 years. She had been employed as a baker with Fresh Market. Sharon...
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Waunett Fowler

March 2, 1929 - August 8, 2014

Waunett Davis Fowler passed away August 08,2014 at Emeritus of Oak Ridge. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years Tom Bill Fowler and her son Michael Fowler Waunett graduated from Texas A&M sith a BS in Education, after which she taught English in Lenior City, Robertsville Jr. High and Oak Ridge High School. She was very active i animal rights and continuing education. Waunett was...
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Sallie B. Cornell

October 16, 1914 - August 7, 2014

Sallie B. Cornell, age 99 of Oak Ridge passed away Thursday August 7, 2014 at Greenfield of Oak Ridge. Sallie was born October 16, 1914 in Coffee County, Alabama to the late Robert Luther and Sallie Fleming Buxton. She moved to Oak Ridge in 1949 and was employed for 30 years at Y-12 as a secretary assistant before her retirement. She was a member of First United Methodist Church Oak Ridge and...
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Janice Gwen Bell

January 15, 1941 - July 29, 2014

Gwen Bell, 73, wonderful mother and loving friend, has gone home to our Father in Heaven. She passed peacefully on July 29, 2014. Gwen was born on Jan. 15, 1941 in Oak Ridge, where she lived her life. She graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1959 and attended East Tennessee State University. She is survived by her two children, Kina G. Lambert of Alcoa, Tenn., and Steven C. Bell of Seymour,...
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Shirlley Jean Gee

October 27, 1937 - July 23, 2014

Shirley Jean Gee, 76, of Knoxville, TN (formerly of Rockford, IL) departed this world to sing with the angels on Wednesday July 23, 2014 at the Bridge of Rockwood. She was born October 27, 1937 in New Albany, Mississippi to Raymond Hill and Onanzo Bernice Rainey. Shirley enjoyed, walking, singing, and gardening. Preceded in death by her parents, sister Janet Hill, brothers Raymond Oneal. Allan...
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Richard G. Morrell

July 25, 1933 - July 20, 2014

Richard G Morrell, age 80, of Rockwood, TN passed away on July 20th, 2014 from complications due to AML. He was born in Elizabethton, TN on July 25th, 1933 and raised by the late Clifton "Shag" and Pearl Collins. He graduated from Elizabethton High School. He served in the United States Air Force in Korea. He retired from Kingston TVA Steam Plant in 1994. He was a devoted member of the Harriman...
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Robert E.. Tittsworth

August 31, 1958 - July 6, 2014

Robert E. Tittsworth, age 55, of Knoxville passed away peacefully Sunday, July 6, 2014 at his home. A beloved husband, son, and friend was born August 31, 1958 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He began his career as a Systems Analyst at Union Carbide in 1980 and retired from Lockheed Martin Energy Systems in 2002. Robert was a 1976 graduate of Oak Ridge High School and a 1980 graduate of Middle...
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Erin Renae (Heavilin) Corwin

July 15, 1994 - June 28, 2014

Erin Renae (Heavilin) Corwin of Twentynine Palms, CA went to be with the Lord on June28, 2014. Erin, originally from Oak Ridge, was a doting wife, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend. Erin's friends remember her as being a great confidant who was always willing to go above and beyond to help anyone she knew. Erin's love for animals, especially horses, will live on in the...
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Dolores K Foster

March 25, 1930 - June 28, 2014

Dolores K. Foster, age 84, of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014. Prior to moving to Hermitage, Dolores and her beloved husband, Bob A. Foster, who survives, resided in Crossville and Nashville, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Christopher Robinson, and other treasured family members. She is survived by one sister, Donas Hardin of...
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Mary Elizabeth White Nageotte

December 8, 1919 - June 25, 2014

Mary Elizabeth White Nageotte, age 94 ½, passed away on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center. She was born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania December 8, 1919 to John and Elizabeth White. Mary attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, and was a member of the Oak Ridge Women's Club and several bridge groups. She was also a volunteer at Methodist Medical Center for 29 years. She greatly...
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Gary Eugene Thedford

August 11, 1950 - June 24, 2014

Gary Eugene Thedford, 63, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, surrounded by the love of his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Rosalie Thedford and sister, Patti Thedford. Survivors include his sisters Connie Flood and her husband Steve Flood and Joan Jaynes and her daughter, Summer Jaynes; nieces Liane Carullo and her daughter, Genna Carullo and Denise Wick...
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Katherine R. Dillon

October 25, 1920 - June 11, 2014

Dillon, Katherine R., age 93, of Oak Ridge passed away on June 11, 2014, at Greenfield Senior Living Facility. She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Otho Dillon. They were among some of the original residents of Oak Ridge and charter members of the First Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge. Katherine worked at Kimball's Jewelry Store in Downtown Oak Ridge for many years. She is...
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Myrin "Mike" Lundin

October 9, 1923 - June 11, 2014

Myrin Lundin "Mike", age 90, of Oak Ridge passed away Wednesday June 11, 2014 at in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Lundin was born October 9, 1923 in New York City, New York and was a graduate of David Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York. He received his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York in 1943 and moved to Oak Ridge in 1944 and started working with Oak Ridge...
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Janet R. Conner

December 27, 1951 - June 10, 2014

Janet R. Conner age 62 of LaFollette Tn. passed away June 10, 2014 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge Janet is survived by her husband Timothy Conner also of the home. Arrangements are incomplete
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James Keith Lowery

June 27, 1923 - June 8, 2014

James Keith Lowery, 90, of Oak Ridge, passed on to his heavenly home early Sunday morning, June 8th, 2014. He was born on June 27th, 1923 in Morristown, Tn., to the late Samuel Franklin Lowery Sr. and Ethel Florence Spears Lowery. He graduated from Morristown East High School in 1943 and then came to Oak Ridge on December 27th, 1943. He worked at K-25 gaseous diffusion plant in analytical...
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Cecil Edward Higgins

January 11, 1921 - June 6, 2014

Cecil Edward Higgins 93 of Knoxville passed away Friday June 06 2014 at U.T. Medical Center of Knoxville Cecil was retired from martin Marietta as an Anylitical Chemist. Mr. Higgins is survived by his wife Bettye Jackson also of the home. Mr. Higgins choice was to be cremated and a memorial service will follow at a later date. Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is serving the Higgins family
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Emma Gaye Dixon Huckaby Duncan

June 30, 1938 - May 29, 2014

Emma Gaye Dixon Huckaby Duncan age 75 passed away May 29, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tn. She was born June 30, 1938 in Robbins Scott County Tennessee to Barney Dave and Ollie Griffith Dixon . Emma was preceded in death by her parents Barney Dave and Ollie Griffith Dixon, husbands Clyde Huckaby and Kenneth Duncan, Brother Archie Dave Dixon. She is survived by two step sons,...
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Marion "Pete" Burgess Scott

February 28, 1949 - May 21, 2014

Marion "Pete" B. Scott, 65, passed away may 21st. He was born in South Williamson, KY to the late Lloyd D. and surviving Selba Young Scott. He was a graduate from the University of TN in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science and Engineering. He worked for many years at Y-12/UT Battelle specializing in HVAC mechanical engineering. Pete enjoyed fishing, playing pool and karaoke with friends. He was...
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Billie Jean Hadddix

February 5, 1936 - May 14, 2014

Billie Jean Haddix "Nana" 78 of Oak Ridge, Tn passed from this earth to be with our Heavenly Father May 14, 2014. She was born February 05, 1936 In Harlan Kentucky to the late Bradley and Ida Perciful. She attended Loyall High School where she was a member of the National Beta Club in 1952 and graduated in 1953. She Graduated from Eastern Ky College with a bachelor degree in education and soon...
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Beulah Bell Adams

August 5, 1934 - May 12, 2014

Beulah Bell (Lou) Adams Former Oak Ridge Resident Beulah Bell Brewer Adams age 79 a resident of Oak Ridge died Monday May 12, 2014 at 0700 hrs. in her home. Mrs. Adams was born on August 05, 1934 in Bonnie Blue, Virginia, she lived in Oak Ridge 1943-1954. She retired from working doing management of Beauty Salons and styling of hair. She also worked years in sales. Mrs. Adams was a...
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Margaret Anderson Phares

June 18, 1918 - May 9, 2014

Margaret Anderson Phares of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died at home on May 9, 2014, at age 95. She had lived in Oak Ridge since 1948. She was born on June 18, 1918 in Crete, Nebraska, to Charles Lee Anderson and Minnie Guyer Anderson. The youngest of six children, she was somewhat strong-willed and no doubt spoiled as the adored baby of the family. Her father, previously a school superintendent in...
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Josephine (Jo) Linnea Johnson Rennich

June 24, 1912 - May 9, 2014

Josephine (Jo) Linnea Johnson Rennich of Oak Ridge, Tenn. died peacefully at home on May 9, 2014. She was 101 years old. Jo and her husband, the late George Rennich, and their five children moved to Oak Ridge from Glen Rock, N. J. in 1954. Prior to that, the family lived in several other locations, including Pittsburgh, Pa., Long Island, N. Y., and Johannesburg, South Africa. Jo was born on...
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Allie T. Stinson

April 29, 1910 - May 9, 2014

Allie T. Stinson, age 104, of Oak Ridge passed away Friday May 9, 2014 at NHC Healthcare of Oak Ridge. Allie was born April 29, 1910 in Cullman, AL and moved to Oak Ridge in 1943. She was a member of New York Avenue Church of Christ. Allie enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her church family. She is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Lee Stinson and daughter Carolyn Dean...
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Kenneth Ray Davis

April 22, 1942 - May 5, 2014

Kenneth Ray Davis "Kenny", age 72, of Knoxville passed away Monday May 5, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center Oak Ridge. Mr. Davis was born April 22, 1942 to the late Steve Edward and Roxie Hazel Hamilton Davis in the Wheat Community of Roane County. Kenneth was a member of the Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Powell and was retired from X-10 after 36 years of service employed as a...
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Rita Belle Moulas

March 13, 1947 - May 5, 2014

Rita Belle Moulas 67 of oak Ridge passed away on May 05, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center Oak Ridge. Arrangements incomplete at this time
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Danny Ray Duff

February 6, 1956 - May 3, 2014

Danny Ray Duff, age 58, of Clinton passed away Saturday May 3, 2014. Danny was born February 6, 1956 in Lake City, Tennessee to the late Code and Mary Strong Duff. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1974 and was a member of the Blowing Springs Baptist Church. For many years Danny was employed with Oak Ridge Memorial Park as the Grounds Supervisor. He enjoyed collecting guns, reading,...
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Shirley June Morgan

January 5, 1926 - May 3, 2014

Shirley J. Morgan passed away May 03, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge Shirley was born January 05, 1926 in Bonnie Blue, Virginia. A graveside service will be held Thursday May 08, 2014 at the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Knoxville, Tn. at 1130 am
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Carl William Sohns

September 8, 1952 - May 3, 2014

Carl W. Sohns, 61, of Oak Ridge died at home on 03 May 2014 after a long struggle against pancreatic cancer. A native of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, Carl moved with his family to Asheville, North Carolina in 1971 and enrolled in Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1972, and served at Fort Lee, Virginia. Following his honorable discharge,...
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Mark S. Cooper

December 10, 1954 - May 2, 2014

Mark S. Cooper 59 of Oak Ridge passed away May 02, 2014 at Briarcliff Health Care in Oak Ridge.Mark was born December 10, 1954 at Bristol Tennessee Graveside service will be at 10:00 am May 06 at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton, Tennessee with Dr. Mark Walton officiating
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Charles Simon Yust

April 30, 2014

Charles Simon Yust, 83, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, due to complications of lymphoma. Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Carole Bland Yust, children John (Linda Dicus), Laura (Ruth), and Carla Bouvy (Chuck); grandchildren John Wesley Springer, Lennon Springer, Cassady Yust, Julia Mann Clem (Jay), and Christiana and Daniel Bouvy; great-grand children Oswin and...
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Richard L. Battiste

December 29, 1949 - April 29, 2014

Richard L. Battiste, age 64, of Oak Ridge passed away Tuesday April 29, 2014. Richard was born December 29, 1949 in Mobile, AL to the late James Melvin and Mildred (Bootz) Battiste. He was retired from ORNL where he worked for 37 years as a mechanical engineer. He enjoyed his job which included breaking specimens and structures on purpose and occasionally by accident. Richard is...
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Claude CW Workman

December 31, 1913 - April 27, 2014

Claude (C.W.) Workman was born on a chilly New Years Eve December 31, 1913. It seemed he was born with a ball in his fist and persistence in his heart. Yes the stars shone brighter that evening over 100 years ago.By the age of four, Claude spent hours a day throwing his ball against the side of the Workman Farmhouse in Jefferson County. He learned to be quick and accurate.When the Workman...
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Bertha Vanlandingham

February 8, 1916 - April 27, 2014

Bertha Phillips Vanlandingham, age 98, passed away on the morning of April 27, 2014, at The Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She was born February 8, 1916, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, and moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in the early 1930's, working as a baby sitter for a local doctor. In Memphis, she met and, in 1939, married her husband Alvin Otis Vanlandingham, an employee of...
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Marilyn Goldstein Rudo

July 15, 1926 - April 19, 2014

Marilyn Rudo (nee Goldstein), passed away at MMC-Oak Ridge on April 19, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by husband of 52 years, Herbert Rudo; parents, Ida and Samuel Goldstein, and her son Robert. Survived by children, Melinda Durden (Robert), Elise Young (Glenn), Brian Rudo (Betsey), Nadine Clunie (Kent); grandchildren, Sam Manning, Max Manning, Brittany Durden, James...
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Bobbie Sue Walker Ragan

November 4, 1928 - April 17, 2014

. Bobbie Sue Walker Ragan went to be with The Lord from Methodist Medical Center on April 17, 2014. Having only recently moved to Oak Ridge to be near her children, she passed peacefully surrounded by her family. Ms. Ragan was born on Nov. 4, 1928, in Morganton, N.C. She was the daughter of Wade and Sarah Walker and was married for more than four decades to J.D. Ragan, all of whom preceded...
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Tom Bill Fowler

February 2, 1923 - April 14, 2014

Tom "Bill Fowler passed away April 14, 2014 at National Health Care Nursing Home in Oak Ridge Tennessee. Tom was retired from O.R.N.L. as a code developer and served in the South Pacific with the United States Marines. Tom joined O.R.N. L. Nuclear Reactor Physics Division in 1953 and was a leader of the Code Development Group, Co-Authored numerous articles on code development. where he retired in...
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Gwendolyn Angel Brown Wolfe

March 5, 1930 - April 14, 2014

Gwendolyn Angel Brown Wolfe, age 84, of Clinton passed away Monday April 14, 2014 at her home. Gwendolyn was born March 5, 1930 in Johnson City, Tennessee to the late James Andrew and Mary Kathleen Starnes Angel. She attended the ETSU Training School, was a graduate of Washington Academy High School, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lincoln Memorial University in 1952. She married Donley Clark...
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Joan Gibson

April 20, 1930 - April 6, 2014

Joan Gibson Sensabaugh, age 83, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, from complications of pneumonia. Joan grew up in Detroit, Michigan, then lived for many years in Satellite Beach, Florida, before moving to Tennessee. Her heart was in children's ministry -- working in Sunday schools, Good News Clubs, and Christian summer camps. She had the gift of hospitality. Many have enjoyed pleasant meals,...
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Eunice Brewer

June 27, 1923 - March 30, 2014

Eunice L. "Bobbie" Brewer, 90, of Oak Ridge, formerly of Taylors, SC, went home to Heaven on Sunday, March 30, 2014. She was retired from Steel Heddle in Taylors, where she worked as an inspector. She was voted most athletic by her high school classmates, rode Harleys as a teenager and beyond, travelled the country by bus and as a passenger in an 18-wheeler, and had numerous adventures, living...
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Charmaine Yvonne Crossan Holbert

April 8, 1930 - March 27, 2014

Charmaine Yvonne Crossan Holbert, 83, of Oak Ridge, Died Thursday March 27, 2014. Charmaine was born in West Virginia on April 8th, 1930.She was a true Coal Miner's Daughter of Thomas Edward Crossan who died from a mine injury on April 30th 1935 and Lura "Helen" Webb Crossan who died in 1999.She was married to William (Bill) H Holbert Sr.They had three sons, Thomas M Holbert, James M Holbert,...
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Gregory Jackson

September 11, 1958 - March 25, 2014

Gregory W. Jackson "Greg", age 55, of Oliver Springs went home to be with the Lord Tuesday March 25, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Greg was born September 11, 1958 in Valdosta, Georgia to Leighton and the late Betty Matthews Jackson. He was a 1976 graduate of Charles M. Russell High School in Great Falls, Montana and a 1981 graduate of the University of Tennessee. Greg was a...
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Harold A. Smith

November 3, 1940 - March 24, 2014

Harold A. Smith, Jr, age 73, long-time resident of Oak Ridge, TN passed away peacefully on March 24 at Briarcliff Health Care Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold A. Smith, Sr. and Lucy Avanelle Smith of Oak Ridge, and is survived by his devoted brother, Lemoyne Smith of Oliver Springs, and only child, Harold Smith-Franzen of Brooklyn, New York, and son-in-law Jim Franzen. ...
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Theodore Ted Shapiro

February 17, 1923 - March 17, 2014

Theodore (Ted) Shapiro, age 91, died at Methodist Medical Center on Monday, March 17, 2014. Ted was born in 1923 to Philip and Sadie Shapiro and grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts. After graduation from Brookline High School he obtained a B.A. in Chemistry from Boston University in 1944. Immediately after graduation he accepted a job with Union Carbide Chemical Corporation (UCCC) as part of a...
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Rita Dianne Lowery Anderson

January 10, 1952 - March 14, 2014

Rita Dianne Lowery Anderson passed away suddenly Friday March 14, 2014 Rita was born in Oak Ridge on January 10, 1952 to Helen Schultz Lowery and James Keith Lowery, long time residents of Oak Ridge. Rita graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1970 She was a member of the Wildcat Band and Orchestra, where she played the flute. She was a member of the French Club, Biology Club, Oak Leaf Staff...
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Barbara F. Stone

October 17, 1926 - March 13, 2014

Barbara Stone, age 87, and long time Oak Ridge, Tennessee resident, passed away in the early hours of Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center. She was born October 17, 1926 in Saginaw, Michigan, where she grew up. During her high school years, she worked part time manufacturing anti-aircraft shell triggers to support the war effort. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from...
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Vivian Miller

April 22, 1924 - March 11, 2014

Vivian "Viv" Violet Vilardi Miller, 89, of Oak Ridge, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Vivian was born on April 22, 1924, in Detroit, Mich. to Angelo and Ermina Aliberti Vilardi, both now deceased. Besides her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband, Charles Newton Miller, who passed away on Aug. 20, 2007; her sister and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Bill Sage; and brother,...
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Cleo Grant Pace

October 27, 1935 - March 6, 2014

Cleo Elizabeth Grant Pace of Melbourne Florida was taken by the Lord on Thursday, March 06, 2014 to join her daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Pace and granddaughter Melissa Rose Pace. Cleo is survived by her beloved sister and devoted caregiver Althea Underwood and her husband Bob of Melbourne, Florida. Her sons Tom T. Pace IV of California; John Lindsey Pace and his wife Christine of Chattanooga; and...
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Laura Faye Strange

May 12, 1948 - March 6, 2014

On March 6, 2014 Laura Faye Strange departed this life at her home in Dandridge, Tennessee. She was born May 12, 1948 in Knoxville to the late Fate and Reva Hucklebee. Laura grew up in Knoxville and attended Rule High School. She was a loving, friendly woman who never met a stranger. She spent her life caring for her family and friends and often worked as a personal care giver. She owned a...
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William Paul "Bill" Teichert

November 24, 1928 - March 6, 2014

William Paul (Bill) Teichert Sr., Born November 24, 1928 in Pennington Gap Va. passed away March 06, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 50 years, Barbara Ann , and an infant daughter Bethany. He is survived by a son, Paul Teichert of Clinton, daughter Teri Teichert, grandson Brandon knight and two great grandsons Cameron and Gabriel...
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Patsy Marie Millenbruch

February 19, 1935 - March 5, 2014

Patsy Marie Miracle Millenbruch of Oak Ridge, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Pat was born on Feb. 19, 1935, to Marian Agnes "Mary Anne" Justice Miracle and Clarence "Mike" Miracle in Pineville, Ky. She spent her early years in Pineville. In December 1942, the family moved to Norris, Tenn., when her father, a civil engineer, was assigned to a team laying out what would be the city of Oak...
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Alma Smiley

August 12, 1949 - March 4, 2014

Alma G. Smiley, 64, of Clinton, passed away March 4, 2014. No services are planned. A private service will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial park March 07, 2014 for the family
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Charles Hope

February 18, 1938 - March 4, 2014

Charles "Chuck" Jerald Hope, Sr., 76, loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, died Tuesday, March 4, at Methodist Medical Center. Mr. Hope was a cancer survivor and had been in declining health for several years. A resident of Oak Ridge since 1975, he was born in Harriman, Tennessee, and grew up in Oliver Springs and Oak Ridge, before joining the Army in 1955. He served in the Far...
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Thomas Harris

October 15, 1938 - March 1, 2014

Thomas Rowland Harris, 75, went to fly with the eagles Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home. Tom was a loving husband and friend. He was a Navy veteran and was honorably discharged in 1966. He loved being an engineer as a career. A resident of Oak Ridge, he was born in Clinton, Tenn., and moved to Oak Ridge after meeting his long-time best friend and wife, Ella "Rusty" Harris. He was a member...
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Anne Stafford

August 2, 1961 - February 28, 2014

Anne Alexandra Stafford, departed this life on Friday, February 28, 2014, while surrounded by her family. A native of Kingsport, TN where she was born on August 2, 1961 and later moved to Memphis, TN. She was a 1979 graduate of Lausanne Collegiate School, earned her B/A in English Literature from her beloved University of Tennessee, and her Masters of English in 1985. She attended Loyola Law...
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Dorothy Hightower

May 29, 1941 - February 26, 2014

Dorothy Turnage Hightower of Oak Ridge passed away February 26, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. She was born May 29, 1941 in Kosciusko Mississippi and later moved to Lake, Mississippi, and then to Newton, Mississippi. She graduated from Newton high school, and attended the University of Mississippi, Tulane University, the University of Tennessee, and Roane State Community College. She...
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James "Red" Halsey

September 9, 1927 - February 22, 2014

James W. Halsey, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, entered the Church Triumphant Saturday. After battling bravely and persistently for several years, "Red" died of his relentless disease early on February 22, 2014. A native of Wytheville, Virginia, born in 1927, James and his late wife, Peggy moved to Oak Ridge in 1954. He worked for 34 years at Y-12, retiring in 1988. As a youth in Wytheville, Red...
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Edith Freeman

October 22, 1926 - February 21, 2014

Edith Lucille Williams Freeman, age 87 of Knoxville passed away Friday February 21, 2014 at Parkwest Medical Center. Edith was born October 22, 1926 in McMinn County. She was a resident of Brakebill Nursing Home in Knoxville. She enjoyed growing flowers, watching her hummingbirds, cooking, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and loved her dog Tiny. Preceded in death by...
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James Wesley Peel

May 16, 1938 - February 18, 2014

James Wesley Peel 75 of Oak Ridge Tennessee passed away Tuesday February 18, 2014 at his home. Funeral service will be held Friday 11:00am at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Steve McDonald officiating. A receiving of friends will be held prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00am at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Old Coker Creek Cemetery on highway 68 in Tellico Plains.
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Claire Bishop Milner

September 23, 1993 - February 17, 2014

Claire Bishop Milner, 20, of Oak Ridge, died Monday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She is survived by her mother, Sally Bishop; her stepfather, Mark Young; her father, Scott Milner of State College, Pa.; her sister, Eliza Milner of Cambridge, Mass.; her sister, Katherine Merrill Milner of Wash.; her grandmother Joan Johnson of Oak Ridge; her grandmother, Amelia Fernandes, her...
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Enid Marjorie Thompson

May 5, 1926 - February 13, 2014

Enid Marjorie Thompson passed away February 13, 2014 in oak Ridge Tennessee Born in Harrow Middlesex England to Alfred Streets and Esther Alice Fowler. Enid is survived by her Daughters Barbara Carol Thompson, Marjorie Kay Alcorn (James) Beryl Anne Brown (Richard) 5 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. Services are Saturday February 15, 2014 at 11:00 am at the United Church Chapel on the...
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Muriel D. Neubert

September 1, 1918 - February 13, 2014

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Beatrice B. (B B) Duguay

August 8, 1919 - February 13, 2014

Beatrice B, Duguay ( lovingly known as "B B") left us on Thursday February 13th , 2014 at 94 years young. She was born in Rumford, ME August 8th, 1919 to the late Oliver and Cordelia Chenard Legereʹ. She then returned to New Brunswick, Canada where she spent most of her younger years with her parents and 6 siblings living a life by the ocean. I remember some of her stories of how they made...
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Danny Charles Williams, Sr.

May 26, 1947 - February 10, 2014

Danny Charles Williams, Sr., age 66 of Oak Ridge passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Danny was born May 26, 1947 in Knoxville, TN, the son of Charles Ralph and Mary Louise Williams. He was employed for many years at K-25 in Oak Ridge and later by Cornerstone of Recovery in Louisville, TN. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors, and had a...
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Hilda Telitha Allen Jenner

September 19, 1925 - February 4, 2014

Jenner, Hilda Telitha Allen – age 88, of Oak Ridge, passed away February 4, 2014 peacefully in her sleep at her home. She was born in a coal mining camp called Cotula in Campbell County, TN on September 19, 1925 to parents Lucy Retha Dossett Allen and William McKinley Allen. Known as Telitha to her family and Hilda to her friends, she graduated high school as the Salutorian of her class in...
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Deborah Faye Hoskins Sutton Lane Hull

February 18, 1932 - February 2, 2014

Deborah Faye Hoskins Sutton Lane Hull Left us on Feburary 2nd. She was born on Feb18,1932 in Bowens Creek, Ky. She was a Waitress, Bar Tender, Home Maker, a wife and a Mother to all. She was known as "Momma Faye". She will be dearly missed by all she touched in life. She is proceeded in death by Parents Allie Mae and James Hoskins. 1st Husband Carl Sutton to cancer in 1954, 2nd Husband...
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Donna Penland Richardson

February 5, 1955 - February 2, 2014

Donna Penland Richardson of Harriman went to be with the Lord suddenly on Sunday February 2, 2014 at the Roane County Medical Center. She was born February 5, 1955 in Oak Ridge to Jackie and Edwin Penland. Donna was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in business administration and office management. She was a Professional Certified Secretary...
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Dolores "Dee" M. Young

April 14, 1923 - February 1, 2014

Dolores "Dee" M. Young, age 90 of Oak Ridge passed away Saturday February 1, 2014 at her home. Dee was born April 14, 1923 in Indianola, Pennsylvania to the late Steven and Esther Matalay. She graduated from high school in Hickory, PA and moved to Oak Ridge in 1945 and was employed at K-25 and was married to Joe Young June 28, 1946 in a ceremony held at Chapel on the Hill. Dee attended the...
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Wallace Russell Gambill

February 28, 1931 - January 25, 2014

Wallace Russell Gambill, born February 28, 1931, died on January 25, 2014. Raised in and near Chattanooga, Tennessee by his parents, Alton L. and Ethel R. Gambill, Wally is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jean Ward of Clinton, Tennessee; his ex-wife, Patricia Miller of Chattanooga; his sister, Susan G. Sammons of Atlanta; his two daughters, Linda Voychehovski of Chattanooga and Eve Friedli of Fort...
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Romance F. Carrier

July 26, 1935 - January 24, 2014

Romance F. Carrier formerly of Oak Ridge passed away Friday January 24, 2014 at the Jefferson City Health and Rehab in Jefferson City. Romance was born July 26, 1935 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late George and Mildred Lorentz Frederichs. She attended the University of Michigan and received her Masters from the University of Tennessee. Romance met the love of her life William L. Carrier at...
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Dorothy B. Currier

November 25, 1920 - January 14, 2014

Dorothy B. Currier, age 93, of Knoxville passed away Tuesday January 14, 2014 at the Beverly Park Place Health and Rehab in Knoxville. Dorothy was born November 25, 1920 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late William K. and Daisy Carman Ballew. She served in the United States Army and worked for many years at the Standard Knitting Mill. In addition to her parents Dorothy is preceded in death by...
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Caitlyn Aileen Jordan

September 25, 1992 - January 14, 2014

Caitlyn Aileen Jordan, age 21, of Oak Ridge, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, in her mother's arms. Caitlyn was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 25, 1992. Caitlyn entered this world a fighter, much like how she left it. Caitlyn attended Oak Ridge High School and was very involved with Special Olympics. She enjoyed time with her family, swimming, bowling,...
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Andrew C. Griggs

January 24, 1955 - January 7, 2014

Andrew Calvin Griggs, age 58 of Knoxville passed away Tuesday January 7, 2014 at his home. Andrew was born in Oak Ridge January 24, 1955 to the late Ernie T. and Mattie Lynn Mynatt Griggs. He graduated Oak Ridge High School in 1973. Andrew entered active duty with the United States Army January 2, 1975 and served as a Multi-Channel Communications Equipment Operator until his honorable discharge...
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Terri Lynn Cornett

January 8, 1960 - January 5, 2014

Terri Lynn Cornett, age 53, passed away peacefully and quietly at Golden Living Nursing Home Sunday January 5, 2014. She was born January 8, 1960 in Oak Ridge, TN and continued to be a lifelong resident. Terri worked for the State of Tennessee as an administrated assistant for the Department of Children's Services. She was an avid lover of animals and greatly enjoyed sports, including years of...
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Mary Clark "Mama" Cook Freels

February 15, 1931 - December 24, 2013

Mary Clark "Mama" (Cook) Freels 82, of Murfreesboro, passed peacefully on Christmas Eve. She was born to the late Almas Cook and Ethel Clark (Cook) Donnell, February 15, 1931, in Joelton, TN. Mary was the owner of Mama Freels' Day Care in Nashville, TN until she retired. She was passionate about making a difference in the lives of the children she cared for, as well as the lives of their...
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Treī-Roan Ryan Vann

July 25, 2005 - November 26, 2013

Treī-Roan Ryan Vann, age 8 of Oak Ridge went home to be with the Lord Tuesday November 26, 2013. Treī-Roan was born July 25, 2005 in Newport News, VA the son of Crist Alvin Vann, Jr. and his biological mother Angelia Myers. He was in the third grade at Linden Elementary School where his favorite subjects were Science and Social Studies. More than anything Treī-Roan loved to learn it did not...
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Daniel Leo Maines

April 19, 1956 - November 17, 2013

Daniel Leo Maines, age 57 of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday November 17, 2013 in Oak Ridge. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Virgil Lee Maines, Jr. and Louise Sumner Maines. He was an avid reader and enjoyed boating. Daniel was a member of the Machinist Union here in Oak Ridge and was last employed with United Mold and Tool Company and was formerly employed at Y-12. Preceded in death by his...
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William Courtenay (Bill) Davidson

November 19, 1954 - November 10, 2013

William Courtenay (Bill) Davidson died Sunday morning, November 10, 2013, at Greenfield Senior Living of Oak Ridge, where he had resided for a short time. The son of Mary Ann and the late Jackson B. Davidson, Bill was born in Oak Ridge in 1954 and attended Cedar Hill Elementary, Jefferson Junior High, and Oak Ridge High School from which he graduated in 1972. He was active in Scouts and...
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Wendell Leroy Ellis

November 24, 1922 - October 31, 2013

Wendell Leroy Ellis, 90, of Lenoir City, passed peacefully on October 31. He was born November 24, 1922 in Alva, KY to R.W. and Nora Ellis. He was the oldest son of eight children. The family moved to Lenoir City in 1941. He served in the Navy during 1942-43. He was a retired millwright from the Oak Ridge Y-12 plant. Leroy was married to the love of his life Mary Jo Newman Ellis. They enjoyed 66...
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