Burnette M. Hegenderfer Nicol
Has Oak Ridge relatives
Burnette M. Hegenderfer Nicol, 84, of Marysville, Ohio, died Tuesday, January 6, 2004, at Heartland of Marysville.
Born July 26, 1919, in Darby Township, Ohio, she was the daughter of Eric and Eva Ruhl Hegenderfer.
A homemaker, she retired from the Scott Co. in 1982 as an office and accounting clerk. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church, where she participated in the morning Bible study and was a member of Women of the ELCA. A former, longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, she was involved in various womens' activities and helped with food preparation for the church school.
From 1938 to 1947, she worked at Nestles as a payroll clerk. According to her family, she was known for her good cooking, especially Christmas cookies, rhubarb pie, potato salad and deviled eggs. Her family said she loved to read and travel.
She was baptized Aug. 10, 1919, at St. John's Lutheran Church by the Rev. Kuechle and was confirmed Palm Sunday, April 9, 1933, at Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. E.J. Goedeking.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert J. Nicol, in 1959; her first husband, Richard Elsbree, who was killed in action in Okinawa, in 1945; an infant son, Herbert; four sisters, Florence Geer, Tessa Parr, Elsie Van Hoose and Irene Hegenderfer; and by two brothers, Floyd Hegenderfer and Gilbert Hegenderfer.
Mrs. Nicol is survived by a daughter, Dorothy L. Nicol, of Marysville; two sons, Michael Nicol and wife, Diane, of Oak Ridge, and Daniel Nicol and wife, Diane, of Louisville, Ohio; four granddaughters, Monica Nicol, Mandi Nicol, Danielle Nicol and Carly Nicol; a brother-in-law, Kermit Nicol, of Marysville; and by several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at First English Lutheran Church in Marysville with the Rev. Carl A. Roepcke officiating.
Burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery in Marysville.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to First English Lutheran Church building fund, c/o Underwood Funeral Home, 703 E. 5th St., Marysville, OH 43040
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Underwood Funeral Home in Marysville, Ohio.
Marjorie Carol Vale
Former legal secretary
Marjorie Carol Vale, age 62, of Oak Ridge, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Vale was born March 15, 1938, in Birmingham, Ala. She was a 1956 graduate of Oak Ridge High School and attended Sullins College in Bristol, Va.
For most of her working life, she was a legal secretary. In 1986, after the death of her husband, William H. Vale, she returned to Oak Ridge from Thousand Oaks, Calif., to live with her mother, Marjorie Taylor Walker, who survives her.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Vale is survived by her daughter, Marcia H. Bastable and her husband, Brian, of Magnolia, Texas; her sister-in-law, Judith J. Walker of Atlanta, Ga.; her aunts, Lucy Robinson and her husband, Robbie, of Rio Rancho, N.M., and Louise McFarland and Margaret Guilian, both of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; her niece, Mary Leah Lowery of Morenci, Ariz.; her nephew, Richard A. Walker III of San Francisco, Calif.; and three step-nieces and two step-nephews.
In addition to her husband, her father, Richard A. Walker, and her brother, Richard Walker Jr., are also deceased.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve Martin officiating.
In keeping with Mrs. Vale's wishes, the body will be cremated and the ashes buried next to the remains of her husband at the Veterans Cemetery in Los Angeles, Calif.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Building Fund at Tomball United Methodist Church, 1603 Baker Drive, P.O. Box 1689, Tomball, TX 77371-1689.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church.
Weatherford Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Jarrell 'Jerry' Hughes
Sister of Mildred Weasner
Mary Margaret Jarrell "Jerry" Hughes, 89, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at St. Michael's Hospital in Texarkana.
Mrs. Hughes was born Sept. 2, 1911, in Clarksville, the daughter of Ella Mai Dorton Jarrell and Garett Martin Jarrell.
She was the widow of Dr. Robert Paul Hughes, who died Dec. 12, 1990.
She is survived by her sister, Mildred Weasner of 104 Cumberland View Drive; her son, Dr. Robert Paul Hughes Jr. and his wife, Mary Jo Hughes, of Fort Smith, Ark.; and two daughters, Bette Lyn Hughes Shoptaw and her husband, Ralph Shoptaw, and Margee Hughes Hawkins, all of Texarkana.
Mrs. Hughes is also survived by nine grandchildren, Peyton Elizabeth Mills, Hallie Hawkins, Garrett Clifford Mills, Bret Nathan Shoptaw and Holly Shoptaw Giles, all of Texarkana, Robert Paul Hughes III and David Hughes, both of Fort Smith, and Joe Cartwright Hughes and John Austin Hughes, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; and by a nephew, Michael Weasner and his wife, Wendy Weasner, of Kingston.
A memorial service was conducted Wednesday, Jan. 3, at First United Methodist Church in Texarkana. The Rev. Michael Clayton and the Rev. Blake Bradford officiated.
Entombment was at Chapel Wood Mausoleum in Texarkana.
Clarence Darrell Wilkerson
Clarence Darrell Wilkerson, 58, of Norris, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Wilkerson is survived by two sisters and five brothers.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Humphrey Cemetery in Heiskell.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Jan. 8, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.
James Brandon Hale
Grandson of Oak Ridgers
James Brandon Hale, 16, of Tyrone, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, in Oak Ridge.
Brandon was a student at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone. He was visiting here during Christmas break and was planning to enroll at Oliver Springs High School.
He enjoyed motorcycles, skateboarding and playing basketball. He was a Baptist.
Brandon is survived by his mother, Kelley Land of Knoxville; his paternal grandmother, Jackie Hale of Oak Ridge; his paternal grandfather, Jim Hale, also of Oak Ridge; his maternal grandparents, C.L. and Tommy Land of Knoxville; a half-sister, Megan; and his uncle, Mark Hale of Atlanta, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rick Hale.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 9, in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Prince and the Rev. Chris Stephens officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Wanda Lynn Smith
FUMC member; worked at local department stores
Wanda Lynn Smith, 68, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born Jan. 14, 1934, in Townsend, she was the daughter of Guy Allan Brown and Edith King Brown. Her mother lives in Maryville and her father is deceased.
Mrs. Smith, who came to Oak Ridge in 1953, was retired. She had worked in the women's apparel departments at Millers, J.C. Penney and Goody's. She was a former manager of the Gateway Card Shop in the Downtown Shopping Center and later of the Tri-County Waterbed Shop. Her family said she enjoyed working with the public but always put her family ahead of her own interests.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of 51 years, Clifford Smith; her son, Mark Smith and his wife, Valarie, of Bristol, Tenn.; her sisters, Mary Elizabeth Story, Loretta Sutton and Peggy Raby, all of Maryville, and Vivian Connaster of Florida; and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Shirley Smith of Alcoa and Joann and Marion Waters of Maryville.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by another son, Stephen Smith of Oak Ridge. His widow, Norma, now lives in Boca Raton, Fla.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Robert T. Cantrell officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 4669, Oak Ridge, TN, 37831.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
Mae Y. Galloway
Member of First Christian Church
Mae Y. Galloway, 93, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Corbin Nursing Home at Corbin, Ky.
She was the widow of Arthur Ray Galloway.
She was a member of First Christian Church in Oak Ridge and had done private duty nursing.
Mrs. Galloway is survived by a sister, Maxine Morgan of Corbin; three nephews, Larry Morgan of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Kelvin Morgan and his wife, Vicki, and Chip Morgan and his wife, Glida, all of Corbin; and by a grandniece and five grandnephews.
A graveside service will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 9, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton. The Rev. Barry Howard will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
O'Neil Funeral Home in Corbin is in charge of arrangements.
Former Oak Ridge resident
A.T. Smith, 84, of Huntsville, Ala., died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Smith came to Oak Ridge in 1944. He worked in Oak Ridge and attended church here until moving to Huntsville in 1992.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Ruby Lee Smith; his son, Paul B. Smith; two daughters, Doris Lewis and Patsy Adams; a sister, Jossie Holland of Lexington, Tenn.; and six grandchildren.
A graveside service was conducted Sunday, Jan. 7, at Sandridge Cemetery in Lexington.
Reeds Funeral Home in Lexington and Spry Funeral Home in Huntsville, Ala., handled arrangements.