Son of Bryan and Anita Wagner of Oak Ridge
Lynn Wagner, 54, of West Knoxville, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 31, 2002, at Fort Sanders Park West Hospital in Knoxville.
A member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, he was also a Knoxville businessman. He owned County Place Health Care Center in Crossville and Erwin Health Care Center in Erwin. He was a former member of Knoxville Sertoma Club.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Bailey Wagner; two daughters, Wendy Price and her husband, Michael, of Knoxville, and Lindsey Doyle and her husband, Ryan, of Franklin; three grandchildren, Aleah and Davis Price and Noah Doyle; parents, Bryan and Anita Wagner of Oak Ridge; two brothers, Daryl Wagner and his wife, Jenny, of Knoxville and Van Wagner of Oak Ridge; a sister, Cheryl Wagner of Oak Ridge; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the First Christian Church in Oak Ridge, the Rev. Ronald Doyle officiating.
Family and friends will meet and leave Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, and proceed to Oak Ridge Memorial Park for the memorial service. Pallbearers will be Daryl Wagner, Van Wagner, Wayne Mowery, Jerry McCoy, Larry Garland and Joe Proffitt.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at First Christian Church, 203 Michigan Avenue, Oak Ridge.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, East Region Office, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Margaret R. Matthews
Member of First Baptist Church in Oak Ridge
Margaret R. Matthews, 82, of Oak Ridge, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home in Oak Ridge.
Born May 15, 1920, in Middlesboro, Ky., she was the daughter of Wheeler Rowlett and Mossie Ferry.
She was an active member of First Baptist Church and Philathea Sunday School Class until her health declined. She graduated from Lincoln Memorial University with a degree in education. She was a school teacher in Arthur and retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1981 as a lab technician. She enjoyed being a part of the Senior Citizen Dance Club.
She is survived by her sister, Beulah Wills of Toldeo, Ohio; and a brother, Gary Rowlett of Milner, Ga.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Slim Matthews, who died in 1979; and two brothers, Lonis Rowlett and Oris T. Rowlett.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at First Baptist Church in Oak Ridge with Dr. Larry Dipboye officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church building.
The family requests memorials be in the form of contributions to First Baptist Church Music Department, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Weatherford Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Oliver Springs resident
Eunivee McClure, 60, of Oliver Springs, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Mary's Hospice in Knoxville.
Born Aug. 7, 1943, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of Tom Kennedy and Lassie Phillips Kennedy, both now deceased.
She was a lifelong resident of Anderson County and was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Owen "Sam" McClure.
Mrs. McClure is survived by two sons, Kenneth Kennedy of Clinton and Franklin Kennedy and wife, Kim, of Oliver Springs; 13 stepchildren; three grandchildren, Kayla Renee Kennedy, John David Samuel Kennedy and Joseph Scott Kennedy; her brother, Jacob Kennedy and wife, Nancy, of Cambridge, Ohio; and by two sisters, Eunice Phillips and Euvine Justice, both of Oliver Springs.
The funeral was Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with Richard Powlus officiating.
A graveside service was to be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at Anderson Memorial Gardens on the Oliver Springs Highway.
Edwin Robert Humphreys
Member of Salem Baptist Church
Edwin Robert Humphreys, 73, of Oliver Springs, formerly of Kingston, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born Sept. 20, 1930, in Roane County, he was the son of Taylor Blair Humphreys and Roberta Walker Humphreys. He was a lifelong resident of Roane and Anderson counties.
Mr. Humphreys was retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he worked as a fire inspector. He was a member of local labor union No. 818 and the Atomic Trades and Labor Council.
He was a member of Salem Baptist Church and attended Oliver Springs United Methodist Church. Mr. Humphreys was a 32nd degree Master Mason and a member of the Paint Rock Masonic Lodge No. 367 F&AM. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Kerbella Temple in Knoxville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gwain Humphreys and Merle Humphreys, and by an infant sister.
Mr. Humphreys is survived by his wife, Willa Humphreys; three sons, Steven R. Humphreys and wife, Vicki, of Tracy, Calif., Michael Humphreys and wife, Lynn, of Kingston, and Bryan Humphreys and wife, Anita, of Knoxville; his daughter, Teresa Strickland and husband, Roger V., of Kingston; his stepson, David J. Chamblee Sr. and wife, Sharon, of Oliver Springs; and by his stepdaughter, Sally Chamblee Lovin and husband, Richard B., of Knoxville.
He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Wendy Colyer, Gabe Patterson, Cortney Strickland, Garrett Strickland, Misty Newby, Aaron Humphreys, Adam Humphreys, Autumn Humphreys, Jordan Humphreys and Savannah Humphreys; four stepgrandchildren, David Chamblee II, Raven Chamblee, Mike Lopez and Steve Lopez; six great-grandchildren, Seth Colyer, Whitney Colyer, Gage Patterson, Sophia Patterson, Brantley Humphreys and Cailynn Shelley; five brothers, Edward Humphreys, his twin, and wife, Elsie, of Kingston, and Walker Humphreys and wife, Jean, Don Humphreys and wife, Brenda, Lynn Humphreys and wife, Ruth, and Glen Humphreys and wife, Brenda, all of Philadelphia, Tenn.; two sisters, Geraldine Shanahan and husband, Billy, of Ten Mile, and Janice Frisbee and husband, Marvin, of Philadelphia; his sister-in-law, Ida Humphreys, of Kingston; and by several nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Mariner Health of Norris for the care given to Mr. Humphreys during his illness.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan 2, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Ted Clowers and the Rev. Bobby Barton officiating.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at Anderson Memorial Gardens on the Oliver Springs Highway.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to the Alzheimers Association, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
David Allen Dohoney
Retired from MMES
David Allen Dohoney, 75, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospice Center in Knoxville.
Mr. Dohoney was a member of Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church in Knoxville.
He worked for 16 years at the Hanford nuclear plant in Richland, Wash., then transferred, retiring from Martin Marietta Energy Systems in Oak Ridge after 26 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kese Dohoney; his sons, Mike Dohoney of Tulsa, Okla., and Bob Dohoney of Atlanta, Ga.; his daughters, Paula Dohoney of Starkville, Miss., and Kathy Kuerschen and her husband, Ted Kuerschen, of Knoxville; and four grandchildren, Paige Dohoney, Cameron Kuerschen, Chase Kuerschen and Connor Kuerschen.
The funeral will be held at 7 this evening, Jan. 3, at Weaver Funeral Home in Knoxville.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Union Cemetery in Columbia, Ky.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Building Fund at Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church, 7753 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening at Weaver Funeral Home and again at noon Friday at Grissom Funeral Home in Columbia, Ky.