Machinist, former MMES worker
Larry Moore, 50, of Poland Hollow Road, Harriman, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at Roane Medical Center in Harriman.
Mr. Moore was a machinist at Oak Ridge Tool & Engineering.
He had previously worked at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant and the Oak Ridge K-25 site.
He was the son of Ogle and Grace Moore, who are deceased. Mr. Moore was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Chitwood Moore; two sons, Justin Lloyd and Michael Lloyd, both of Harriman; two sisters, Linda Moore and Laura Fudge and her husband, Ronnie, all of Oak Ridge; nieces Kim Moore, Cheryl Fudge, Amanda Fudge, Brenda Fudge and Jody Ashby; and nephews Jimmy Ledbetter, Billy Ledbetter, James Chitwood, John Chitwood, Terry Chitwood and Gary Chitwood.
Mr. Moore is also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Daisy Chitwood of Harriman; and by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Terry and Sheila Chitwood, Diana and Joe McKissack and Debbie and Jim Ledbetter, all of Harriman.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood with the Rev. Gary Lynn officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Lori Anne Kittrell
A homemaker who enjoyed crafts and her pets
Lori Anne Kittrell, 42, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born Jan. 27, 1961, in Oak Ridge, she was the daughter of Harold and Reba Morgon Tompkins.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed crafts and her pets. She attended Oliver Springs United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Kittrell; son, Matthew Ryan Smith of Oak Ridge; stepdaughter, Simone K. Wright and husband, David, of Fort Worth, Texas; sister, Brenda Brackett; half-brothers, David Tompkins of Berea, Ky., Richard Tompkins of the Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro, and Steve Brackett; grandson, Camron Wright; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She considered Lisa Tarrance of Rockwood as her best friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Charles Brackett.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge with the Rev. Bobby Barton officiating. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Crab Orchard Cemetery in Morgan County.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.
Edward Tyrone Shepard
Retired Union Carbide employee
Edward Tyrone Shepard, 59, of Jacksboro, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at LaFollette Nursing Home.
Mr. Shepard was retired from Union Carbide Nuclear Division in Oak Ridge.
He was the son of Mary N. and the Rev. Harry Lee Shepard, who are deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Mr. Shepard was a 7th-degree master and had a Black Belt in karate. He started the School of Martial Arts in LaFollette.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Shepard; his brother, Oscar Shepard of Seymour; three daughters, Kimberly of Lenoir City, Millette of Oak Ridge and Ingrid of LaFollette; and five sons, Curtis Shepard, Stephen Shepard, Miguel Shepard, Andre Shepard and Ryan Shepard.
Mr. Shepard is also survived by his brother-in-law, Hugh Burnette; two daughters-in-law, Mary Houston of Caryville and Jennifer Houston of Cookeville; his Uncle Oliver; an aunt, Agnes Osborne; 14 grandchildren; and by four sisters-in-law and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Larry Bostic and Brian Gross were considered devoted friends.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, at Campbell Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Don Reynolds officiating. Following the service, the Campbell County Honor Guard will conduct a military service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Cross Funeral home in LaFollette.
Arthur J. Shor
Retired engineer; violinist
Arthur J. Shor, 75, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at his home of cancer.
Mr. Shor was born in New York City and graduated from City College of New York.
He served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II and joined the Manhattan Project in 1946.
Mr. Shor came to Oak Ridge in 1958 to work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory from which he retired in 1984 after working in the Reactor Chemistry, Chemistry and Energy divisions.
After the death of his first wife, Roberta Shor, he went to Israel in 1988 to work at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Solar Energy Tower. In 1989, he married Ellen Arkin, who survives him.
One of Mr. Shor's life passions was classical music, his family said. He organized a small orchestra for children in his home in Oak Ridge at a time when no such orchestra existed, and promoted the teaching of music in the Oak Ridge schools.
He was a violinist with the Oak Ridge Symphony and played chamber music often with his friends and family in Oak Ridge and Israel.
Mr. Shor was a member of the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library and the Oak Ridge Amateur Radio Club.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Andrew Shor and Joel Shor; his daughter-in-law, Susan Shor; and his grandchildren, Alexander Shor and Emily Shor, all of Oak Ridge.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the chapel of McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Weizmann Institute of Science, Attn: T. Begleiter, Solar Tower, 51 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10010.
Catherine Tindall Lee
Retired Harriman teacher
Catherine Tindall Lee, 84, formerly of Oak Ridge and most recently a resident of Cleveland, Tenn., died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at the Bradley Memorial Hospital in Cleveland.
Mrs. Lee graduated from high school in Walterboro, S.C., and was an alumna of State Teachers' College in Johnson City. She taught school at South Harriman Elementary School in Harriman.
She was married to Francis Herman Lee and for the duration of World War II lived in New York City while Mr. Lee served at the New York City Navy Yard. After the war, the couple lived in Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Lee was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was active in the women's work in circles. She served as a den mother for Boy Scouts, as a Brownie Scout leader and also served as a Girl Scout leader for many years.
She was a member of the Oak Ridge Garden Club, the Oak Ridge Woman's Club, and several bridge clubs. Mrs. Lee also worked as a volunteer Pink Lady serving in the gift shop at the Oak Ridge Hospital.
After her husband's retirement, Mrs. Lee and her family divided time between their lake house on Watts Bar Lake and their Oak Ridge home.
In addition to her husband of 61 years, she is survived by her son, John L. Lee and his wife, Marlene Lee; her daughter, Catherine Lee Doughty and her husband, William B. Doughty; five grandchildren, John L. Lee II, Kenneth Francis Lee, William B. Doughty II, Kimberly Lee Jackson and Thomas Francis Doughty; three great-grandchildren, Abigail Laura Lee, Kenneth Ryan Lee and Savannah Grace Lee; and her sister, Hazel T. Bowman and her husband James H. Bowman.
Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her parents, Lucy Campbell Tindall and William Ralph Tindall; her brother, Lt. Ralph Lambert Tindall; two sisters, Carolyn Tindall Howell and May Tindall Ladd; and by a granddaughter, Laura Ann Lee.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lauri Jo Cranford and the Rev. Bill Mooney officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, Anderson County Unit, c/o Lee Costanzo, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Weatherford Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Irma Lee Turpin
Wheat community native
Irma Lee Turpin, 80, of Heiskell, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
She was born Sept. 11, 1921, in the Wheat community of Roane County, the daughter of William Robert Silvey and Dorothy Lee Williams Silvey. She had lived in Heiskell for the past 57 years.
Mrs. Turpin was a homemaker and a member of Freedom Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Felbert Turpin; five sons, the Rev. A.L. Turpin and his wife, Charlene, LeeRoy Turpin and his wife, Bertie, all of Knoxville, Robbie Turpin and Billy Turpin, both of Heiskell, and Steve Turpin and his wife, Kathy, of Corryton; and two daughters, Patsy Proffitt and her husband, Tommy, of Heiskell and Brenda Loy and her husband, Rocky, of Marynardville.
Mrs. Turpin is also survived by two sisters, Alma "Boots" Kite of Coalfield and Roberta Bates of Hohenwald; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wesley Silvey and T.W. Silvey.
The funeral was to be held at 11 this morning, March 4, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. A.L. Turpin and the Rev. Mark Large officiating.
A graveside service was to be held at 2 this afternoon at Greenwood Cemetery in Knoxville.