Sarah G. DiCarlo
St. Mary's, '43 Club member
Sarah G. DiCarlo, 86, a longtime resident of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo.
She was born in Cosby, the daughter of Isabel and Milas Mathis, and grew up in Newport.
In 1943, she moved with her family back to Tennessee from New York, N.Y., to Oak Ridge. She and her husband, Francis A. DiCarlo, now deceased, had both received citations from the War Department in 1945 for their work on the Manhattan Project.
Mrs. DiCarlo was active at St. Mary's Catholic Church for many years.
She was a member of the '43 Club. She enjoyed crocheting and had made caps for the Holiday Bureau and baby clothes and caps for her church.
She had recently moved to an assisted living facility near St. Louis to be near her granddaughter and her family.
Mrs. DiCarlo is survived by her son-in-law, Charles S. Shoup Jr. of Carmel, Ind., formerly of Oak Ridge; and three grandchildren, all born in Oak Ridge: Mark S. Shoup, an attorney in Apple Valley, Calif., Elizabeth S. Kehoe, a certified public accountant in St. Louis, and Dr. Margo Shoup, a surgeon in New York City.
Also surviving are 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. DiCarlo was preceded in death by her children, both Oak Ridge High School graduates: Frances D. Shoup, former Teen Talk columnist for The Oak Ridger, and Joseph A. DiCarlo; three brothers, Orville Mathis, Cleve Mathis and Albert Mathis; and two sisters, Nola Woods and Hazel Bryant.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oak Ridge.
Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Frances D. Shoup Memorial Fund, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
James Ormand Archer
James Ormand Archer, 68, of Clinton, died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Archer is survived by his sons, James "Jim" Archer of Knoxville and Brian Archer of Celina, Ohio; and by his grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah Archer, both of Celina.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Knoxville. The Rev. Joe Bridges will officiate.
Evelyn Pearl Geoffrion
Retired K-25 employee
Evelyn Pearl Geoffrion, 75, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Geoffrion was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Harrogate, the daughter of Morgan Lanier Eads and Dora Ellen Chadwell Eads.
She was retired from Union Carbide Nuclear Division as a machine operator at the Oak Ridge K-25 Site. She had also worked at PicAir and had served as president of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers union local, of which she was very proud, her family said.
She was the widow of Neil Basil Geoffrion, who died in 1966. She was a Baptist.
Mrs. Geoffrion is survived by her son, Basil Neil Geoffrion and his fiancée, Linda Helmich, of Oak Ridge; her daughter, Audrey Ellen Moore, also of Oak Ridge; her brothers, Jack Morgan Eads and his wife, Delores, of Frankfort, Ind., and Ralph Morgan Eads and his wife, May, of Kissimmee, Fla.; three grandchildren, Geoffrey Lynn Moore and Cathy Ellen Moore, both of Oak Ridge, and Paul Allen Geoffrion and his wife, Gayla, of Wickliffe, Ohio; and by one great-grandson, Anthony Gabriel Cox of Oak Ridge.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters and a granddaughter, Stephanie K. Geoffrion.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with the Rev. Lawrence Ford officiating.
Weatherford Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Frances October Jackson
Frances October Jackson, 85, of Coalfield, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Middle Creek Baptist Church in Coalfield. She had been a member of the Coalfield Senior Citizens and the Morgan County Democratic Club.
She was the daughter of Fred and Ellen Ruffner, who are deceased, and the widow of Oscar Jackson.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by her son, Jerry Jackson and his wife, Brenda, of Coalfield; her daughter, Kathryn Shepherd and her husband, Kyle, of Clinton; two granddaughters, Kandi Alderson and her husband, Mark, of Clinton, and Janet Roberts and her husband, Brian, of Coalfield; three great-grandchildren, Katie Alderson and Johnathan Alderson, both of Clinton, and Matthew Roberts of Coalfield; and a sister-in-law, Lucille Ruffner.
In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard Ruffner, Gerald Ruffner and Doyle Ruffner, and four sisters, Cecil England, Carrie Jackson, Lora Scarbrough and Wilma Tucker.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, March 9, in the chapel of Oliver Springs Mortuary, 717 Main St., Oliver Springs. The Rev. Luther Massengale, the Rev. Mark Hester and the Rev. Ronald Guthrie will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Estes Cemetery in Coalfield.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to Alzheimer's Disease Association, 600 Henley St., Knoxville, TN 37902.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the mortuary.
St. Mark's Methodist member
Magdalene Pardue, 86, of Clinton, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
Mrs. Pardue was born Oct. 16, 1915, in Anderson County.
She was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Clinton.
She was the widow of Robert Pardue.
She is survived by her grandson, John M. Brooks of Longmont, Colo.; her sister-in-law, Violet Turner of Lake City; and by two great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Ruth Brooks.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, March 9, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. John Clark and the Rev. Lee Cate officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Clifton Kenneth 'C.K.' King
Avid car collector
Clifton Kenneth "C.K." King, 71, of Clinton, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. King was born Sept. 30, 1929, the son of Clifton Willis King and Lillie Melton King, who are deceased. He was a lifelong resident of Clinton and a 1949 graduate of Clinton High School.
He was retired from Martin Marietta Energy Systems as a supervisor in Product Certification and had worked at both the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant and the K-25 Site. He retired in 1984 after 31 years of service.
Mr. King was a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton.
An antique car enthusiast, he was a longstanding member of the Antique Automobile Club of America and actively participated in both the Clinton and Walden Ridge regional groups. Mr. King served as the first president of the Clinton Car Club.
He was also an enthusiastic photographer and according to his family captured snapshots almost everywhere he went -- of his high school days in the late 1940s, family life, the changing face of his hometown and every shiny classic car he ever owned or admired.
Mr. King was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served from 1950 to 1953, stationed at Warner Robins, Ga., and Goose Bay, Labrador. Trips to Casablanca, Morocco, and London, England, whetted an appetite for travel, and he encouraged a curiosity about locales near and far with his family his entire life.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Anna Belle Dover King; his son, Kenneth D. "Kenny" King of Clinton; his daughter, Carole Anne King of Nashville; his nephews, Rob and Gus Lawson, both of Chattanooga, and John Lawson of Memphis; aunts he considered special, Helen Webber and Mildred Shultz, both of Clinton; his sister-in-law, Eva Kelly Cornett of Fruitland Park, Fla.; and by numerous cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dean King Lawson.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Terry Baker and the Rev. Sam Dean will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with the Rev. Paul Frick officiating. Family pallbearers will be Claude Melton, Wally Webber, Earl Nelson, Rob Lawson, John Lawson, Gus Lawson, Jerry Brewer, Brian Brewer, Don Shultz, Mike Shultz, Darrell Melton and Bill Gorman.
Honorary pallbearers are Luke McWayne, Clyde Wright, D.J. McConkey, Eugene Giles, Horace Williams, Bill Brummett, Elmer Brummitt, Leon Bray, W.N. Arnold and George Henderson.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.