Woodrow Wilson Cook
Oak Ridge resident
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Cook, 86, of Oak Ridge, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
Mr. Cook is survived by his nieces, Anita Hammitt and Marky Leisure, both of Gaffney, S.C.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to First Baptist Church, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Weatherford Mortuary.
Felicia Dichelle Jones
Wife of former Oak Ridger
Felicia Dichelle "Fee-Fee" Jones, 28, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Virginia Beach General Hospital of a ruptured aneurysm.
Mrs. Jones was the daughter of Peggy and Samuel Bush of Knoxville and the daughter-in-law of Mary Jones of Oak Ridge. Her father, Earl Buley, died earlier.
She was a 1988 graduate of Austin-East High School, Knoxville, and a member of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. In Virginia Beach, she was employed at NationsBank, and she attended Agape International Church.
In addition to her parents and mother-in-law, Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Charles Jones; two sons, Charles Jones Jr., age 3, and Cameron Jones, age 11 months; and her sisters, Ingrid Rodwell of Louisville, Ky., Angela Cason of Atlanta, Ga., and Tracy Miller and her husband, the Rev. Sanford Miller, of Knoxville.
She is also survived by three stepsisters, Pam Buley and Treva Bush, both of Knoxville, and Angie Ross of Louisville, Ky.; three stepbrothers, Tony Buley, Steve McMahan and Fred Elders, all of Knoxville; her grandmother-in-law, Ethel Austin of Oak Ridge; and her brother-in-law, Alfred Jones and his wife, Alexandra Hardin, of Oak Ridge.
Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and two great-aunts.
Charles and Chenell Tate and Tova Richmond, all of Virginia Beach, were considered devoted friends.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Knoxville with the Rev. J.B. Smith Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow at New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. The family will be at 2816 Woodbine Avenue, Knoxville.
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary, Knoxville, is handling arrangements.
Irene Francis Freeman
Pleasant Grove Baptist member
Irene Francis Freeman, 87, of Coalfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at Briarcliff Health Care Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Coalfield.
She was born in Knox County, Ky., on Jan. 17, 1911, the daughter of Samuel and Dinnie Ritchie Francis. She had lived in Coalfield since 1938.
She was the widow of Ralph Freeman.
Mrs. Freeman is survived by her daughter, Helen French of Oak Ridge; three sons, R.J. Freeman and his wife, Mattie, of Oliver Springs, Archie Freeman and his wife, Otella, of Coalfield, and Howard Freeman and his wife, Frances, of Clinton; and her sister, Edna Caddell of Oak Ridge.
She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Cressie Bunch of Coalfield was considered a special friend.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 14, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Rick Duncan and the Rev. Mack Smith officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at Estes Cemetery of Coalfield.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Dovie Tallent Papke
Former Oak Ridge resident
Dovie Marie Tallent Papke, 76, formerly of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in Atlanta, Ga.
Born in Morganton, N.C., she was the daughter of Charles and Minnie Tallent.
She graduated from Glen Alpine High School in Glen Alpine, N.C., and was salutatorian of her class. She received a degree in business administration from Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C. Mrs. Papke was employed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a senior executive secretary in the thermocuclear division. According to her family, her hobbies included gourmet cooking, sewing, teaching conversational English, bowling, golf, Beta Sigma Phi sorority and world travel.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daryl M. Papke; and by four brothers, Lee Tallent, J.P. Tallent, Earl Tallent and Charles Tallent, all of Morganton.
Mrs. Papke is survived by her daughter, Karen Papke Gatanis, of Powder Springs, Ga.; a son-in-law, Steve Gatanis, of Powder Springs; two grandchildren, Harry Gatanis and Lydia Gatanis, both of Powder Springs; two sisters, Alice T. McEvoy and Mozelle T. Lester, both of Knoxville; two sisters-in-law, Rachel Tallent and Maxine Tallent, both of Morgantown; and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, in the chapel of Oak Ridge Memorial Park with the Rev. Ray Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502.
The Cremation Society of the South in Smyrna, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.
Elmer Thomas Lively
Retired coal miner
Elmer Thomas Lively, 83, of Oliver Springs, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born Dec. 28, 1920, in Windrock, he was the son of Charlie Logan Lively and Rose Mary Reynolds Lively.
He started working in the coal mines at the age of 16. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Miner Workers of America. He worked at Windrock Coal Co., Clinchmore Coal, Rosedale Coal Co. and Pocahonas Coal Co.
Mr. Lively was a 45-year member of Union Valley Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. His family said he enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.
According to his family, Mr. Lively was a compassionate, considerate, understanding and loving husband and father, who always put his family and others first.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Vic A. Allen Lively; a daughter, Lena F. Bunch; three brothers, Ramsey Lively, Lewis Lively and Carlie Lively; and by three sisters, Martha Gibson, Mary Lou Morgan and Willie Byrge.
Mr. Lively is survived by his wife of 61 years, Etta L. Lively; two daughters, Sena McPeters and husband, Wendell, of Oliver Springs, and Sheila Collins and husband, Tim, of Kingston; and by eight grandchildren, Cheryl Bales, Tommy Lively, Chris Lively, April McPeters, Steve McPeters, Jason Lively, Melissa Lively and Katie Collins.
He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Amanda Bales, Michael Bales, Alexis Lively, Courtney Lively, Jordan Lively, Isaac McPeters and Jaydon McPeters; and by five sisters, Lottie Byrge of Coalfield and Lucredia Pride, Anna Laura West, Ranny Davis and Ruby Beatrice Aslinger, all of Oliver Springs.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Wayne Morgan, the Rev. Donald Daugherty and the Rev. Benny Braden officiating.
A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Anderson Memorial Gardens on the Oliver Springs Highway.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.