Anna Lee Roach Pemberton
Resident of Key Springs Residential
Anna Lee Roach Pemberton, 89, a resident of Key Springs Residential Home, Oliver Springs Highway, died Saturday, March 22, 2003, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
She was the widow of Ernest Lee Pemberton, who died in 1982. The Pemberton's were avid CBers in their earlier years and used the handles, Pineneedle and Pineknot.
Mrs. Pemberton was born Aug. 8, 1913, in Grainger County.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ozella Hines, who died June 5, 2001.
She is survived by a daughter, Juanita Day of Oak Ridge; a son-in-law, Bill Hines of Oliver Springs; a sister, Ila Ball of Clinton; and four grandchildren, Missy James and husband, Jeff, Danny Garrison and wife, Sheila, Ernie Garrison and wife, Rita, and Lucy Terrell and husband, David, all of Owensboro, Ky.; and by 11 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2003, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with Pastor Robert May officiating.
Weatherford Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.
Edmon Earl McCullough
Former Oak Ridge resident
Edmon Earl McCullough, 55, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Gibson Memorial Hospital in Trenton. He had been a resident of the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt since 1997.
Mr. McCullough was a former resident of Oak Ridge and worked at the federal facilities here. He joined Union Carbide Nuclear Division in 1979, and was employed by Lockheed Martin Energy Systems until 1997.
Mr. McCullough was born in Covington, Tenn., on Sept. 6, 1943, the son of Effie and Mallory McCullough, who are deceased. Following graduation from Byars-Hall High School in Covington, he joined the U.S. Air Force.
He completed the Air Force Intensive Russian Language program at Indiana University in Bloomington in 1963, and served as a Russian language translator while stationed in Germany. Following his military discharge, he attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, graduating with a degree in chemical engineering in 1969.
On Dec. 14, 1963, he married Karen Becker in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Following their marriage, they lived in Germany, Washington, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Carolina.
He is survived by wife, Karen McCullough of Idaho Falls; three daughters, Jan McCullough, Lisa McCullough and Sherry McCullough Switzer; two sisters, Martha Taylor and Alice Durham; and his stepmother, Annie McCullough.
His brother, Jerry McCullough, died earlier.
Private services were conducted in Idaho Falls.
Edward Dossett Allen Sr.
Brother of Hilda T. Jenner
Edward Dossett Allen Sr., 79, of Jacksboro, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at his home.
Mr. Allen is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ellen Vinsant Allen; his sister, Hilda T. Jenner and her husband, Clyde, of Oak Ridge; his son, Edward D. Allen Jr. of Jacksboro; four daughters, Linda Smith and her husband, Neil, and Debbie Chambers and her husband, Tom, all of Knoxville, and Peggy Allen and Elizabeth Lovegrove and her husband, John, all of Jacksboro; and five grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 25, at Mount Zion Cemetery in Jacksboro with the Rev. Jim Mullens officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, March 24, at Cross Funeral Home in LaFollette.
Sister Ann Legeay
Sister of Clinton resident
Sister Ann Legeay, 85, of Nazareth, Ky., died Sunday, March 14, 1999, in Louisville, Ky.
Sister Legeay was the sister of Gus Legeay of Clinton.
She was a native of Paducah, Ky., and was a member of the Sisters of Charity for 47 years. She served as a teacher, counselor, pastoral minister and activities director in Kentucky, Massachusetts and Tennessee.
In addition to her brother, Sister Legeay is survived by three nephews.
A funeral Mass was said at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, March 18, at St. Vincent Church in Nazareth.
Burial was at Nazareth Cemetery.
Maraman-Billings Funeral Home in Shepherdsville, Ky., handled arrangements.
Joey Jay Gossett
Certified nursing assistant
Joey Jay Gossett, 31, of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge of injuries sustained in an accident.
Mr. Gossett had worked in the masonry field of construction and as a certified nursing assistant.
He was born in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 11, 1968, the son of James Gossett and Scherry Gossett, both of Knoxville. He was reared in McKinney, Texas, and was a 1985 graduate of McKinney High School. He had lived in Oliver Springs for the past five years.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Gossett is survived by his son, Michael Brock of McKinney; his brother, Michael Mayfield of Trenton, Texas; and his maternal grandmother, Ila Jean Wittich of Knoxville.
Karen Penn of Oliver Springs was considered a special friend.
No public funeral service will be held.
The family was to receive friends from 1 to 2 this afternoon, March 24, at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.
Carrie Q. Vann
Tuppertown Baptist member
Carrie Q. Vann, 83, of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born June 16, 1918, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of Thomas and Nellie Seiber Queener, both now deceased. She had lived in this area all of her life.
Mrs. Vann was a member of Tuppertown Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. Her family described her as a loving mother and homemaker who enjoyed growing flowers and taking care of her lawn.
She was the widow of Floyd Vann.
Mrs. Vann is survived by two sons, Marvin L. Vann and his wife, Sarah J. Vann, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and LeRoy Vann and his wife, Betty Sue Vann, of Clinton; four daughters, Geraldine Rather and her husband, Jack, and Carolyn Morgan and her husband, Wayne, all of Oliver Springs, Margaret Howell and her husband, Dan, of Bedford, Pa., and Marcia Austin and her husband, Barry, of Lilburn, Ga.; and her sister, Geneva Vann of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Vann is also survived by her grandchildren, David, Marva, Darrell, Sherri, Kim, Diane, Jackie, Andy, Eric, Rhonda, Deliata, Richard, Brad, Megan, Tonia and Phillip; and her great-grandchildren, Michael David, Jesse, Makala, Jennifer, Morgan, Skylar, Cory, Jessica, Heather, Travis, Keri, Crystal and Amanda Shawna.
Marlena Braden of Knoxville and Mable Russell of Harriman were considered special friends.
In addition to her husand and her parents, Mrs. Vann was preceded in death by another daughter, Dot McKamey; another son, Darryl Vann; and by four brothers, Bill Queener, Floyd Queener, Clarence Queener and Leon Queener.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, March 25, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Willie Aiken and the Rev. Wayne Morgan officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
James Ernest Gann
James Ernest Gann, 59, of Harriman, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his home.
Mr. Gann is survived by his wife Bobbie Gann; five sons, Terry Gann and Allen Gann and his wife, Lanita, all of Harriman, Joe Gann and his wife, Frances, of Rockwood, Scott Gann of Georgia and Tony Gann of Indiana; one daughter, Patty Gann of Harriman; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the chapel of Oliver Springs Mortuary with the Rev. Bobby Lee officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.
Kluck U. Berkau
Retired from Union Carbide
Kluck U. Berkau, 87, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
He was born and reared in Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the son of Russell and Addie Thacker Berkau. He attended Powell Valley High School.
Mr. Berkau was married to Marjorie Smith of Middlesboro, Ky., in June 1938 and they took up residence in Cumberland Gap.
Until 1942, he helped his father run his hardware, paint, wagon and blacksmith shops, when he moved his family to Baltimore, Md., and went to work for Western Electric.
Mr. Berkau was the first of his family to attend college, and he received a bachelor's degree from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate. He received a law degree from the University of Maryland and the Maryland Bar exam in 1949.
He moved to Norris in 1952 and went to work for Union Carbide in 1953. He worked in contract purchasing until his retirement in 1981.
He had been a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church since 1956.
Mr. Berkau is survived by his children, Gene Berkau and his wife, Ernie, Marjorie McLemore and her husband, Frank, Tom Berkau and his wife, Vickie, and Pattie Banzer and her husband, Tom; eight grandchildren, Susan Milovich, Stephen Berkau, Julieanne Berkau, Greg McLemore, Michael McLemore, Becky McLemore, Christy Berkau and Thomas Berkau; and three great-grandchildren, Brock McLemore, Brant McLemore and Amanda Milovich.
His wife preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held at 7 tonight, March 25, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Craig M. Kallio officiating.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Keystone Adult Day Program at First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 4669, Oak Ridge, TN 37831.
The family will receive friends following the memorial service tonight.
Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.