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MARSHALL ALLEN EAVES
Marshall Allen Eaves, 51, Oak Ridge, died Feb. 19, 2011 at his residence.

He was born Nov. 14, 1959, in Huntington, W.Va., the son of the Rev. Roy Eaves and Ardith Walker Eaves.

He attended Barboursville High School in Barboursville, W.Va., Class of 1977.

He continued his education at Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, receiving an Associates of Science Degree. He then graduated from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, Class of 1994.

He has been employed for the past 30 years as an Industrial Engineer with BWXT Y-12

and K-25 of Oak Ridge.

He enjoyed spending time with his children, riding his Harley, reading books, being outdoors and working out. He was known to be a good father, son, brother and friend;

one to always make you laugh.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Brothers, Carlos Eaves of Catlettsburg, Ky., and Wayman Eaves of Branchland, W.Va.; and nephew, Keith Eaves, also of Branchland, W.Va..

He is survived by: Daughter, Michelle Eaves Griffin of Clinton; son, Michael Anthony Eaves of Battle Creek, Mich.; sister, Margaret Spitler of Chesapeake, Ohio; and brother, O’dell Eaves of Barboursville, W. V., and their spouses; also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Receiving of family and friends was held from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Weatherford Mortuary followed by a funeral service at 8p.m.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011,at Anderson Memorial

Gardens. An on-line guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


NAIDA LOUISE KAROLY FINANE
Together with her family and friends, we mourn the loss of Naida Louise Karoly Finane, who died Feb. 21, 2011, at her home in Oak Ridge among people she loved.

She is survived by: Son, Benjamin Karoly Finane and wife, Monika Stump Finane, of New York, N.Y.; mother and stepfather, Naida and Bob Kelecava of Youngwood, Penn.; and brother, John P. Karoly of Fairbanks, Alaska.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, William J. Finane; and father, John P. Karoly.

She was born in New Florence, Penn., Oct. 12, 1948.

The first in her family to attend college, she graduated with a B.A. from Chatham College in Pittsburgh and then earned a M.Ed. from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse, she met Jim Finane of Longview, Texas, a graduate student in public administration. They married in 1971, and lived and worked in Madison, Wisc., and in the Bay Area of California, before moving to Oak Ridge in 1981.

Her infectious enthusiasm and openness, coupled with her originality, energy and humor, captured the imaginations of students fortunate enough to find themselves in her classrooms during her 38-year teaching career, the majority of which was spent teaching English at Oak Ridge High School.

She inspired thousands of students in public and private schools in Wisconsin, California, Tennessee and North Carolina. A gifted and devoted teacher, she was also an extraordinary person, whose innate joy and determination spilled out onto her family, friends, co-workers and others, including her students.

She was a member of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, where a memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. March 23, 2011.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, the American Cancer Society, her favorite radio station, WUOT, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, is in charge of all arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


DANNY RAY GOODMAN
Danny Ray Goodman, 58, Clinton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born June 13, 1952, in Anderson County to the late Grover and Sammie Goodman.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Pat Goodman, and by a brother, Steve Goodman.

He is survived by: Brothers, Roger and Larry Goodman of Oliver Springs; sister, Shirley Goodman of Clinton; sister-in-law, Margaret Goodman of Oak Ridge; nephew, Tony Goodman and wife Missy of Brandon, Miss.; niece, Anessa Osborn and husband Darrell of Calera, Ala.; great-nephews, Scott Goodman of Brandon, Miss., and Cameron Osborn of Calera, Ala.; great-nieces, Sydney and Jaime Goodman of Brandon, Miss.

He was a water treatment plant operator for 30 years at Rust Engineering in Oak Ridge. He loved to fish and hunt and spend time with family talking about the good old days. He also enjoyed talking about his nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tommy Hensley officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


HANNAH JEAN DAVIS HENDRICKSON
Hannah Jean Davis Hendrickson, 77, Oliver Springs, passed away peacefully, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Roane County and she lived in the Jonesville Community all of her life.

She retired from Martin Marietta at the K-25 facility in 1995.

She attended the Tri-County tabernacle in Oliver Springs.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Tom and Lillie Davis; husband, Frank D. Hendrickson; children, James, Glenn, Franklin and Susan.

She is survived by: Daughters, Lavana Lambert and husband Johnny and Nancy Kerby; sons, Mark Hendrickson and wife Judy and Michael Hendrickson; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by: Aunt, Margaret Burton; several nieces and nephews and many special friends.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

A private service will be held.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


WILLIE JEAN JOHNSON
Willie Jean Johnson, 94, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at her home.

She was born Sept. 27, 1916, in the Wheat Community of Roane County.

She was a lifelong resident of this area.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who brought much joy and inspiration to all that knew her.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Maynard Wilson Gilmore and Mary Currier Gilmore; husband, the Rev. Robert “Bob” Johnson; daughter, Cheryl “Cherry” Cox; grandson, Greg Townsend; sisters, Goldie Gilmore, Elzina Russell and Reesa Hill; and brother, Thomas Gilmore.

She is survived by: Daughter, Brenda Townsend; son-in-law, Roy Cox both, of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Robin Young and husband Keven and Daren Cox and wife Hope; great-grandchildren, Kara Young, Emily and Devin Cox; sister, Anna Jane Huphrey of Kingston; and by extended family members and special friends.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastors Sonny and Allen Johnson officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


ALINE STOOKSBURY
Aline Stooksbury, 82, Oliver Springs, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Eastland, Tenn. She had lived in Oliver Springs since 1955.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother and a member of Beech Park Baptist Church.

She loved her cat and other animals, especially feeding and watching birds. She also enjoyed outdoor activities and working on the lawn.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Jim and Dovie Rice Scott; sisters, Helen Comer and Hattie Ables; brothers, Harvey and Tom Scott.

She is survived by: Daughters, Sandra Gail Brown and husband Johnny of Stockbridge, Ga., and Phyllis Ann Arp and husband Jack of Harriman; grandchildren, Jeffery Scott Brown of Jonesboro, Ga., David Matthew Brown and wife Kathryn of Lake City, Ga., and William Arp of Harriman.

She is also survived by a sister, Mickey Baker of Harriman; and several nieces and nephews and extended family members.

The family received friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Garvan Walls officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


JUNE GENEVA WRIGHT
June Geneva Wright, 92 Clinton, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at NHC Health Care in Oak Ridge.

She was born April 23, 1918, in Lafollette to John Madison and Pearl Shelby Wright.

She was preceded in death by: Parents; six brothers; five sisters; and special friend, Grace Richards.

She was a member of Wesleyans Methodist Church of Clinton, where she taught Sunday School for approximately 60 years. She was a proud recipient of the Francis Scott Key Award, for her service to the church.

She is survived by: Brother, Bobby Wright and wife Lois and family of Dayton, Ohio; sisters, Ruth Zenner and husband Don and family of Clinton, Johnnie Hoskins and family of Solway, with whom she made her home; and Grace Overton and family of Lafollette; and a host of nieces and nephews that she loved dearly; special friend, Evelyn Sothman of Knoxville; and many friends and acquaintances who will mourn her passing.

Her family received her friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, with her celebration of life following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Mike Smith and Dr. Stephen Flick officiating.

Her interment was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Bakers Forge Cemetery in Lafollette.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


TRINIDAD DeVALDEZ
Trinidad DeValdez, 92, Oak Ridge, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.

She was born Oct. 27, 1918, in Bomoa Sinaloa, Mexico.

She has lived in the United States for more than 30 years.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a faithful member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Castulo Espinoza and Manuela Valdez; husband, Manuel Valdez,; son, Joel Valdez; seven brothers and sisters.

She is survived by: Children, Norma Skeen and husband, Dexter, Manuel H. Valdez and wife Beatrice, and Mireya Carnes and husband Roger, all of Oak Ridge, Irma Valdez and Javier Valdez of Mexico.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren.

The service date and time will be announced later.

Sharp Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


LUPITA ELISA CREWS
Lupita Elisa Crews, born June 15, 1927 in Balmoa, Mexico, passed away Feb. 18, 2011 in Oak Ridge with her family by her side.

She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by: Sons, Malcolm Patterson Crews and Daniel Jackson Crews; parents, Domingo Valdez and Elisa Gutierrez Valdez; brothers, Manuel, Rosando and Miguel Valdez.

She is survived by: Former husband, Malcolm Patterson Crews Jr. of the Dyllis Community; daughter, Lynn Crews-Brooks; grandson, Cameron Jack Brooks; nieces, Norma Skeen and husband Dexter and Mireya Carnes and husband Roger, all of Oak Ridge.

She loved and adored her family and was loved by many. She had compassion for all of God’s creatures and had many pets throughout her life.

She lived with elegance and grace and always found beauty in life.

In January of 1969, she was naturalized an American citizen, receiving a congratulatory letter written by then Senator Albert Gore, Sr.

She had an independent nature and after teaching herself to drive she began a career in the 1970’s at Conley E. Morris Fashions in downtown Oak Ridge. Afterwards she continued working with other high-end fashion boutiques until her health forced retirement.

The family expresses their gratitude to both Dr. Helen Vodapick and the staff at Briarcliff Health Care Center for the excellent care provided during her declining health.

In lieu of flowers, please give to the SARG Shelter Animal Rescue Group, 124 Newall Lane, Oak Ridge, Tenn., 37830.

In keeping with her wishes a private graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the Dyllis Cemetery with Pastor Jorge Cano officiating.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


NADINE ALEXANDER COCHRAN
Nadine Alexander Cochran, Clinton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Maryville.

She was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Lawrence County, Ala., to Herbert and Viola Alexander.

She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church.

She was a wife, mother and homemaker who enjoyed activities including Alter Guild, playing bridge, reading, flower arranging, bingo, quilt making and traveling.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Lt.Col. John (Jack) Cochran; parents, Herbert and Viola Alexander; sisters, Beatrice West, Louise Lott, Opaline Carpenter, Josephine Harville.

Survivors: Children, Alexander Cochran (Pamela) of Clarksville, Rebecca Linville (Stan) of Murfreesboro, Steve Cochran of Buellton, Calif., William Daniel Cochran (Amy) of Lake Bluff, ll.; grrandchildren, Julie Cochran Fuller (Gregg) of Knoxvillle, Jeannie Cochran Moss (Ryan) of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Jody Cochran of Knoxville, Andy Linville of Johnson City; sister:, Geneva Salter of Knoxville; brothers:, Don Alexander, Birmingham, Ala,, Waymon Alexander of Nevada, Harold Alexander of Ohio.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Memorial United Methodist Church, 323 North Main Street, Clinton, Tenn., 37716.

The family received friends from noon – 2 p.m. Friday, Feb, 25, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton, with funeral following 2 p.m. with the Rev. Laurence Hesser officiating.

Interment followed at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


ABIGAIL (GAIL) HOPPER BROWN
Abigail Hopper Brown, 65, went to be with her Lord and Savior Feb. 19, 2011.

She was born on July 27, 1945, in Oliver Springs, where she grew up on her family’s farm.

She was a member of Little Leaf Baptist Church in Oliver Springs where she taught Sunday school for many years and in addition served as Sunday school secretary. She was a charter member of the Edgar Fritz Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee. Her father helped to build the current church building. She helped to write the church history in 1990 when the church was 100 years old.

In 1963 she graduated as class valedictorian from Campbell High School, in Rockwood. Upon graduation from high school she attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she earned a B. S. degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Education. She was employed by the Oak Ridge Schools in 1969 as a Business Education teacher and retired in 2001. In addition, she worked for Scientific and Technical Resources in Oak Ridge from 2002 - 2007.

During her 32 years with the school system she served as department coordinator of the Business and Information Technology Department at Oak Ridge High School from 1978 until her retirement. She was a member of Delta Pi Epsilon, an honorary Business Education sorority. From 1998 – 2000 she served as president of Alpha Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary sorority for women educators.

She was preceded in death by: Father, William Julian Hopper, Jr.; and grandparents, uncles, and aunts.

She is survived by: Mother, Nannie Lamar Smith Hopper, Oliver Springs; husband, Emmitt Brown, Oliver Springs; son, Carl Blake Brown, Oliver Springs; daughters and son-in-law Carla and Michael Doke, Oak Ridge, and Molly Elizabeth Brown, Alexandria, Virginia; grandchildren, Aaron Thompson, Abigail Doke, and Amanda Doke, Oak Ridge; sisters and brothers-in-law, Julia and Julian Daniel, Oliver Springs, Lou and Steve Evans, Oak Ridge, and Jean Hopper King, Atlanta, Georgia; brother and sisters-in-law, Julian and Sherri Hopper, Oliver Springs, Eunice Brown, Eva Graves, Rockwood, and Jean Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Earl and Cecila Brown, Knoxville; aunts, Marlene Eskridge, Dayton, Ohio, Mary Henderson, Oak Ridge, Sylvestia Hopper, Oliver Springs, Sylvia Smith, Dayton, Ohio, and Amanda Harper, Pasadena, California; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends too many to list.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. - noon Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home, 209 Roane Street, Oliver Springs, followed by a private service.

Officiating: The Rev. Thomas Dews, pastor of Little Leaf Baptist Church, and the Rev. Glenna Manning, Minister of Discipleship at Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church and close friend, as eulogist.

Interment was at Carter’s Cemetery, Oliver Springs. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Campbell High School Alumni in care of Betty: Campbell High Alumni Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 911 Rockwood, TN 37854.

Online condolences may be extended at www.sharpfh.com. Arrangements by Sharp Funeral Home.


SARAH LOUISE BLACKWELL MELTON
Sarah Louise Blackwell Melton, 86, Caryville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Mercy Hospice of Knoxville.

She was born in Draper, Ky., to the late William Ben and Mary Elizabeth Hill Blackwell.

She was a member of the Cherry Bottom Baptist Church of Lake City. She enjoyed quilting, gardening flowers, and cooking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Issac “Ikie” Melton; brother, the Rev. Earl Blackwell; sister, Mossie Mae Fannon Chataitis; and son-in-law, Con Ray Disney.

Survivors: Son, Benny Joe Melton of Caryville; daughters, Wanda Patty and Husband Otis Jr. of Caryville, Dora Sprankles and Husband Jimmy of Clinton, Mary Lou Waddell and Husband Larry of Caryville, Linda Disney of Caryville, Nora Lay and Husband Luther Wayne of Caryville; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Visitation was from 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

She lay in state from 1 – 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Cherry Bottom Baptist Church with funeral following at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Rick Howard and the Rev. Junior Bailey officiating.

Interment followed the funeral at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.

You may also view Louise’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, was in charge of arrangements.


LAWRENCE MILES
Lawrence Miles, 79, of the Oak Grove Community in Lake City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center of Campbell County.

He was born April 10, 1931, in Anderson County to the late Frank and Fannie Alford Miles.

He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed farming, traveling, taking his dogs for a ride, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Sister, Mary Helen Bullock; and brother, Walter Miles.

Survivors: Daughters, Phyllis Connatser and husband, Mike of Maryville, Victoria Huckaby and husband, James of Jacksboro; brother, George Miles of Lake City; sister, Lorene Diller of Clinton; grandchildren, Ashley Byrge, Timothy Byrge, Dawn Hall, and Roxanne Ward; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and host of other relatives and friends.

The family would like to give a special thank you to his friends, Raymond and Annie, and also the staff at Shoprite, especially Connie.

Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

The funeral was at 8 p.m., Feb. 21, 2011, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Scott Martin officiating.

Family and friends met at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in funeral procession to Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m.burial.

You may also view Lawrence’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, was in charge of arrangements


WALTER ‘DICK’ FOWLER WELLS
Walter “Dick” Fowler Wells, 83, Lake City, went home to be with Jesus Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011.?He was born Nov. 23, 1927, in Anderson County, to the late Walter and Etta Vowell Wells.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Dick was a member of the Pine Ridge Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, having been stationed in Germany. He retired from Dodge Main in Hamtramck, Mich.

He was a past member of the Medford Volunteer Fire Department and also a member of the Coal Creek Masonic Lodge #492. While able, he enjoyed attending various gospel singings throughout the area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Daughter, Sherialee Wells; brothers, Bill Wells and Van Troy Wells; sisters, Viola Shelton and Mary Perry.??

He is survived by:?Wife, Selma Angeline Wells of Lake City; sons, Doyle Wells and wife Shirley of Knoxville; daughter, Derita Dunaway and husband Richard of Shelby Township, Mich.; brother, Eugene Wells and wife Myrtle of Clinton?; sisters, Kitty Payne of Michigan, Annabelle Melton of Lake City; grandchildren, Nathan Wells, Ryan Dunaway and wife Regina of Roseville, Mich., Evan, Morgan, and Nolan Dunaway; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.??

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City.

The funeral service followed at 8 p.m. at Lake City funeral home, Lake City, with the service following at 8 p.m. the Rev. JJ Patterson and the Rev. Lynn Mowery officiating.

Family and friends met at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, to go in funeral procession to Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with full military honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to the Soup Kitchen at the Main Street Baptist Church in Lake City.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City is in charge of all arrangements.



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