Josefina E. Godinez
St. Mary's Catholic Church member
Josefina E. Godinez, 77, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born April 17, 1924, in Santiago de Cuba, she was the daughter of Idalberto and Elena Real Fajardo.
Mrs. Godinez was a homemaker, and she was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Carlos R. Godinez; her daughter, Elena Sain and her husband, Steve, of Birmingham, Ala.; her brother, Raoul Fajardo of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two granddaughters, Leah Sain and Monica Sain, both of Birmingham.
The funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Woods will officiate.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Weatherford Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Peter Febbo
Retired K-25 engineer
Paul Peter Febbo, 77, of Oak Ridge, died Sunday morning, Jan. 2, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Febbo was retired from Martin Marietta Energy Systems as an engineer in the Centrifuge Design Division at the Oak Ridge K-25 Site.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Feb. 15, 1922, he was the son of Alberto and Vincenza Meccoli Febbo, who are deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Febbo was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and had participated in K-25's recreational softball and bowling leagues. He loved dancing and watching movies, his family said. He was also considered a mechanical drawing artist and free-hand artist.
He is survived by his son, Mark Febbo and his wife, Christine, of Merrimac, Mass.; four daughters, Linda Rodgers and her husband, Dr. Larry Rodgers, of Knoxville, Paula Kaalele of Waimanalo, Hawaii, Maria Febbo-Hunt and her husband, Rick, of Raleigh, N.C., and Regina Febbo of Cookeville; and their mother, Patricia P. Febbo of Oak Ridge, who was considered a special friend.
Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the chapel at Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the American Heart Association, Anderson County Unit, P.O. Box 6014, Oak Ridge, TN 37831.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
Elza Reatha Dake
Elza Reatha Dake, 89, of Heiskell, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville.
A homemaker, Mrs. Dake was a member of Wolf Valley Baptist Church of Heiskell and of Chapter 193 of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was the daughter of Joe and Sarah Welsh Keeney, both deceased, and the widow of William R. Dake.
Mrs. Dake is survived by six sons, Clyde Dake of Claxton, Glen Dake and his wife, Jean, of Powell, and J.W. "Jub" Dake and his wife, Bobbi, Ralph Wayne Dake and his wife, Betty, Don Dake and his wife, Sammie, and Roger Dale Dake and his wife, Pam, all of Heiskell; and her brother, Fred Keeney and his wife, Ella, all of Heiskell.
She is also survived by 28 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
Her daughter, Barbara Dake Bright, and a daughter-in-law, Nettie Dake, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 7:30 tonight, Jan. 4, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Jack Day and the Rev. Calvin Headrick officiating.
A graveside service will be held at noon Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Wolf Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Dake, Dewayne Brown, Ralph Dake, Gary Keeney, Ray Keeney and William Dake.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Carol Ann Earle
Former Clinton city teacher
Carol Ann Reed Earle, 50, of Clinton, died of cancer on Monday, Jan. 3, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Earle had been a special education teacher for the Clinton city schools.
She was the daughter of Mack and Zettie Shetterly Reed, who are deceased.
Mrs. Earle was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Clinton.
She is survived by her husband, Albert H. Earle Jr.; two daughters, Shannon Carol Earle of Athens, Tenn., and Mackenzie Reed Earle of Clinton; her son, Albert H. "Chip" Earle III of Clinton; and her brother-in-law, Sam Hopwood of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Earle is also survived by her nieces, Sandra Guinn and her husband, Steve, of Lenoir City, Wilma Poole and her husband, Wayne, of Orange City, Fla., and Anita and Ashley Earle of Clinton; her nephews, Gary Hopwood and his wife, Kristi, of Powell and Steve Keeton and his wife, Nola, of Tyler, Texas; her grandniece, Tabatha Harnage of Orange City; and her grandnephew, Austin Keeton of Tyler.
Also surviving are her stepmother, Amanda Reed of Clinton; her parents-in-law, Albert and Madge Earle of Middlesboro, Ky.; her brother-in-law, Stephen Earle and his wife, Sherrell, of Clinton; and her sister-in-law, Rebekah Woods and her husband, Michael, of Troy, Ala.
JoAnne Zody, Nancy Patterson, Nancy Pyatt and Martha Jameson were considered special friends.
Her sisters, Mary Reed Davis and Maxene Reed Hopwood, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 4, 2000, at First Baptist Church in Clinton with the Rev. Samuel Dean officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the church.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is handling arrangements.
Mary Frances Wallace
Church of Christ member
Mary Frances Wallace, 82, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
Born in Sale Creek, Tenn., on Feb. 8, 1918, Ms. Wallace was the daughter of Lewis and Icie Hardin Wallace.
She came to Oak Ridge in 1984 from Chattanooga. She had been retired since 1974 as a field representative for the Social Security Administration.
Ms. Wallace was a member of the New York Avenue Church of Christ and a member of the church's Ladies Bible Class. She enjoyed participating in water aerobics with a group from Clinton. She also enjoyed traveling and being in this area near her family.
She is survived by her brothers, William Spence Wallace and David Hardin Wallace and his wife, Virginia Josephine "Jo" Wallace, all of Oak Ridge; her nephews, William Spence Wallace Jr. of Somerset, Ky., and Robert Wallace of Winchester; her nieces, Virginia Taylor of Oak Ridge, Donna Smith of Kingston, Cathy Smith of Powell and Nancy Chrisman of Nashville; and by many grandnieces and grandnephews.
Her sister-in-law, Marjorie Wallace, died in 1997, and a niece, Mollie Wallace, also died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with Harold Scott officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon Saturday, Jan. 6, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Chattanooga.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Tennessee Children's Home, 4638 Chambliss Ave., Knoxville, TN 37950.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.