Peggy Ann Gibbs
Lake City resident
Peggy Ann Gibbs, 75, of Lake City, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Lake City Health Care Center.
She is survived by a son, Carl Raymond "Ray" Hicks of Lake City.
A memorial service will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 8, in the chapel of Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City. The Rev. Brian Courtney will officiate.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of gifts to the Family Life Center at Main Street Baptist Church, P.O. Box 405, Lake City, TN 37769.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Nette Gregory Crowe
Retired Biology Division drafter
Nette Gregory Crowe of Karns died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at her home.
Born March 29, 1919, in Stovall, N.C., she was the daughter of Franklin H. and Nancy Alexander Gregory.
During World War II, she came to Oak Ridge to work and in 1991 retired from her job as a drafter with the Biology Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Her family said she had won many honors as an illustrator. For her boss, Dr. Alexander Hollaender, then director of the Biology Division, she illustrated the cover of the yearly bulletin of the World Genetics Society.
A real love of animals led to a second career for Mrs. Crowe as owner of the Karns Boarding Kennels and Cattery. Even though she tried to retire and close the kennel, her family said, some of her friends wouldn't let her.
She was the widow of Robert M. Crowe, owner of Crowe Auto Service in Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Crowe is survived by her sister, Nancy Gregory Shank and her husband, Paul W. Shank, of San Diego, Calif.
The funeral will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Oxford, N.C. Because of the weather, the time and date are pending.
Burial will be at the family cemetery in Stovall.
The family requests any gifts be made to the Shelter Animals Rescue Group, 107 W. Melbourne Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the family home at 7545 Oak Ridge Highway in Karns.
Eunice E. Webster
Member of First United Methodist Church
Eunice E. Webster, 80, of Oak Ridge, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
Born Sept. 27, 1923, in Morgan County, she was the daughter of Paris G. and Myrtle Hill Webster.
Ms. Webster was a librarian at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and retired in 1988. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where her family said she was very active. She attended the University of Tennessee. Her family said she enjoyed traveling, various sports, sewing and reading.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren R. Webster and Roy Eugene Webster, and by a sister, Dorothy Webster Muller.
Ms. Webster is survived by two sisters, Patricia Cunningham and husband, Edward, of Mexia, Texas, and Ann Charamella and husband, Leigh, of East Lansing, Mich.; four brothers, James G. Webster, William F. Webster and wife, Barbara, and Ronald A. Webster and wife, Diane, all of Knoxville, and John K. Webster of Hamilton, Ohio; and by several nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Bob Cantrell officiating.
Burial will follow at Davis Cemetery on Route 1 in Oliver Springs.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Friends may call at their convenience any time after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Walter C. 'Jack' Brown
Retired supervisor at ORNL
Walter C. "Jack" Brown, 85, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge following a long illness.
Mr. Brown began his employment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Aug. 13, 1947, and retired as a laboratory records supervisor in the information division in January 1974. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army in The European Theater. He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 1684. His family said he enjoyed all sports, fishing and gardening.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sylvia Brown; his sister, Louise Brock Brown, of Clinton; his daughter, Brenda Brown Messer and husband, Mike, of Gallatin; his son, Alan Brown and wife, Lisa, of Acworth, Ga.; and by three grandchildren, Berry Michael Messer, Marcia Lynn Messer and Brent Thomas Messer, all of the Nashville area.
A memorial service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary Massengill Reynolds
Retired substitute teacher
Mary Ruth Massengill Reynolds, 83, of Oak Ridge died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Hermitage Gardens Assisted Living Center in Clinton.
Born July 9, 1918, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of Ben and Minnie Katherine Day Massengill. She was the widow of Irby "Dutch" Reynolds.
Mrs. Reynolds had worked in the Anderson County school system as a substitute teacher.
She was a member of South Clinton Baptist Church.
Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her daughter, Pat Maniago and her husband, Virgil, of Jefferson City; her son, R.J. "Robby" Reynolds of Oak Ridge; three grandchildren, Deanna Essington of Knoxville, and Jamie Reynolds and Jody Reynolds, both of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and by four great-grandchildren, Chelsea Atkins, Erin Essington, Nina Essington and Meghan Essington.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a special friend, Everett Wood.
The funeral will be at 7 tonight, Jan. 8, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Clark Brown officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.
The Rev. Moultrie H. McIntosh
Former Oak Ridge resident
The Rev. Moultrie H. McIntosh, 70, of Lexington, Ky., died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, in Lexington, Ky.
He was rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church from 1957 to 1967.
He is survived by three children, John M. McIntosh and David C. McIntosh, both of Lexington, and Margaret E. McIntosh of Reno, Nev.; five grandchildren of Lexington; and by his former wife, Helen Churchill Wigginton McClure, of Lexington.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at Christ Church Cathedral in Lexington.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to Christ Church Cathedral Garden Fund, 166 Market St., Lexington, KY 40507.
W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway is in charge of arrangements.
Bertha Marie Sampsel
Oliver Springs resident
Bertha Marie Sampsel, 75, of Oliver Springs, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
Born Aug. 2, 1928, in Harlan, Ky., she was the daughter of Isham and Minnie Metcalf Noe.
She and her family moved to Tennessee in 1931. She has been a resident of the area since that time. She was homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Sampsel; a sister, Ellen Butler; and by six brothers, E. C. Noe, Robert Noe, Berrie Noe, Dewey Noe, Oscar Noe and Bill Noe.
Mrs. Sampsel is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Childs, of Clinton; three sons, Stanley L. Sampsel and wife, Susan, of Oak Ridge, Gary E. Sampsel and wife, Judith, and Dale H. Sampsel, all of Oliver Springs; seven grandchildren, Tammy, Sherrie, Richard, Suzanne, Jamie, Kevin and Emily; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Dora Gouge, of Oliver Springs; two brothers, David Noe and wife, Ann, of Oliver Springs, and Jim Noe and wife, Cora, of Crossville; and by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Jerry Noe officiating.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at Oliver Springs Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Luzell Lipscomb Slaughter
Member of Glenwood Baptist Church
Luzell Lipscomb Slaughter, 77, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Medical Center East in Birmingham, Ala.
Born Nov. 29, 1926, in Birmingham, she was the daughter of Grady Lee and Delma Hubbert Lipscomb.
She was a homemaker and member of Glenwood Baptist Church. She was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 756.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Anthony Slaughter, on May 11, 1991.
Mrs. Slaughter is survived by her daughter, Jodie Nazaroff and husband, Michael, of Clovis, Calif., currently living in Kenya, Africa; her sister, Mozette Laney, of Birmingham; her grandson, Christopher Michael Nazaroff, of Burbank, Calif.; and by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at noon Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with Jodie Slaughter Nazaroff officiating.
Burial will be at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to the Michael W. Nazaroff Ministries, , P.O. Box 413, Clovis, CA 93613, or 130 Lancaster Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Donations will be used toward the establishment of a medical center in Africa.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the mortuary.