R.C. 'Dudley' Hoskins
Retired Clinton pharmacist
Rolland Carvel "Dudley" Hoskins, 93, of Clinton, died at 1:11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at his home.
Mr. Hoskins was a retired pharmacist, businessman and farmer and was a longtime chairman of the Clinton Board of Education.
He was born on March 20, 1905, the son of Delaney Jane Seiber and George Carter Hoskins of the Dutch Valley community of Anderson County. In 1926 he graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in Memphis and received his pharmacist's license. He owned and operated various drugstores and medical equipment businesses in East Tennessee.
Mr. Hoskins' primary stores were Hoskins Drug Store No. 1 on Market Street, Clinton, Hoskins No. 2 on Main Street, Clinton, and Acme Hospital Equipment in Harriman and Loudon.
He served as the first president of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce. He had also been a member of the Clinton Civitan Club since 1930 and had served as its president. He served on the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy from 1963 to 1968 and was a lifetime member of the UT College of Pharmacy Alumni Board of Directors. In 1984, he was named Pharmacist of the Year.
Mr. Hoskins was co-founder of the Center for Pharmacy Management and Research at the UT College of Pharmacy. His family said he was the oldest living registered pharmacist in the United States.
He was a member of the Clinton Board of Education from 1959 to 1978 and served as its chairman from 1964 to 1978.
He was a graduate of Clinton High School and according to his family was the last surviving member of the first Clinton High football team. He served as captain of the football team and also of the basketball team.
Mr. Hoskins had also served as director of the Clinton Housing Authority and was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Katherine Jenkins Hoskins; and four daughters, Kathy Rolland Hoskins, Sheree Michelle Herbst and her husband, Keith Herbst, and Mollie Gaye Scarbrough and her husband, Rick Scarbrough, all of Clinton, and Dudley Jane Bostic and her husband, Paul F. "Jenks" Bostic, of Norris.
Mr. Hoskins is also survived by nine grandchildren, Steve Stewart II, Jessica Stewart, Keri Stewart, Jenky Bostic Walker and her husband, Daniel, Mollie M. Bostic, Tucker Borum, Ryan Herbst, Natalie Scarbrough and Rachel Scarbrough; and his sister, Thelma Hoskins Sharp of Clinton.
In addition to his parents, two sisters and a brother, Jessie Denny, Bessie Teno and Erwin Hoskins, died earlier.
The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 10, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.
A graveside service was to be held this morning, Jan. 11, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton. Pharmacists who were formerly employed at the Hoskins drugstores were pallbearers, and his grandsons were honorary pallbearers.
Marjorie Lee Moore
Former Oak Ridge resident
Marjorie Lee Moore (formerly Lieber) of Miami, Fla., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, in Miami.
She was the daughter of Herbert James and Sibyl Bailey Moore of Normal, Ill., who are deceased. Ms. Moore was a 1938 graduate of Normal Community High School and attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Ms. Moore was a member of the United Church, Chapel on the Hill, and taught Sunday school when the congregation met at Pine Valley School in the first years of the church's development. She later joined the Unitarian Church.
She was active in the Parent Teachers Association and served as secretary of the original Oak Ridge Girl Scout Council during the time the Highland Rim Council was being organized.
As a volunteer she worked for Recording for the Blind, the Oak Ridge Public Library, Daniel Arthur Rehabilitation Center and Eastern State Hospital in Knoxville. She was a volunteer receptionist and volunteer coordinator of the American Museum of Atomic Energy, where she set up the volunteer program at the new museum in Oak Ridge.
Ms. Moore was employed by the University of Tennessee as the first secretary at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Her main interests were photography, music and writing, and she was a longtime contributor to The Oak Ridger newspaper as a guest columnist and contributor to the Ridge Runners column.
She was also a longtime member of the American Association of University Women, and served on various committees, including the development of the AAUW Investors' Club.
Ms. Moore lived for 10 years in the Seattle, Wash., area, where she enjoyed touring and photographing the scenery, then moved to Miami.
She is survived by three daughters: Dana Lieber Gambill and her husband, Edward, of Lexington, Ky., Linn Lieber Silverman of Salem, Mass., and Jill Lieber Hulker and her husband, Paul, of Redmond, Wash.; a sister, Marian Moore Myers of Jacksonville, Fla.; and four nieces.
Ms. Moore is also survived by her grandchildren, Kelly Schirmer of Florence, Ky., Marni Mutrux of Salem, Mass., Brian and Amy Silverman of Miami, and Max Hulker of Redmond; and one great-granddaughter, Madison Beattie of Florence.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Harold Lee Buchanan
Solway Baptist member
Harold Lee Buchanan, 74, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, in Oak Ridge.
Mr. Buchanan was a member of Solway Missionary Baptist Church.
He was the son of Jerome and Lula Buchanan, who are deceased, and he had attended the Daniel Arthur School in Oak Ridge.
He is survived by his sister, Genevieve Miller of North Carolina; his brothers, Dean Buchanan of Oak Ridge and Ray Buchanan of Knoxville; and by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by another sister, June Burleson.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Solway Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Dean Buchanan and the Rev. Ray Buchanan will officiate.
Burial will follow at Woodhaven Cemetery.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to Missions, c/o Solway Missionary Baptist Church, Old Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Mynatt Funeral Home in Knoxville is handling arrangements.
Evelyn Duff Cardwell Griffith
Retired Kingston teacher
Evelyn Duff Cardwell Griffith of Oak Ridge, 82, a former resident of the Oral community and Kingston, died early Thursday Jan. 11, 2001, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
Mrs. Griffith was a member of Kern Memorial United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge. She was retired from the Kingston city school system with 17 years of service as an elementary school teacher.
Her family described her as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Griffith is survived by her sons, Lynn Cardwell and his wife, Joyce, of Oak Ridge and Ken Cardwell and his wife, Norma, of Overland Park, Kan.; a son-in-law, Roger Clayton of Atlanta, Ga.; her grandchildren, Marc Cardwell and his wife, April, of Columbia, S.C., Teri Browne and her husband, Patrick, of OVerland Park, Kan., and Eric Cardwell and his wife, Charlene of Olathe, Kan.; and several great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sisters, Frances Henry of Nashville and Martha Tripp and her husband, Bob, of Waxhaw, N.C.; her brother, Calvin Duff and his wife, Donna, of New Castle, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Dixie Cardwell of Strawberry Plains; and several nieces and nephews.
Her first husband, the Rev. Marcus Cardwell, and her second husband, Mack Griffith, are deceased, as are her parents, Leonard Duff and Allie Byrd Duff, and her daughter, Amy Cardwell Clayton.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, in the chapel of Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. The Rev. Dan Griffey and the Rev. E.C. Vestal will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oral Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mark Cardwell, Eric Cardwell, Ray Cardwell, Patrick Browne, David Hudson and Bill Henry.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of gifts to the Oral Cemetery Association, in care of Polly Hall, 202 Dunsmore Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, and again from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Beverly Valliant Domer
Former Oak Ridge resident
Beverly Valliant Domer, 66, of Danville, Calif., died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Domer was a former resident of Oak Ridge and Knoxville. She was an antiques dealer for many years, with booths at Campbell Station Antique Mall and Bearden Antique Mall.
She was the daughter of John and Doris Valliant, who are deceased.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ronald G. Domer; her son, Robert Domer and his wife, Janis, of Knoxville; her daughters, Carry Myers of Nashville and Mary Katherine Gregg and her husband, Steve, of Belleville, Mich.; her grandsons, William Gregg and Jack Gregg; her brother, John Valliant and his wife, Judy, of Knoxville; and by her nieces and nephews, Alan Domer, Leslie Domer, John Valliant and Katherine Valliant.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in the chapel of Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville.
Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at the funeral home.
Ruth G. Jamieson
former Oak Ridger
Ruth G. Jamieson, longtime former Oak Ridger and early radio personality, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, at the home of her daughter, Sandra Harp, in West Chester, Ohio.
Mrs. Jamieson was born Jan. 29, 1907 in Falls River, Mass. She was the widow of Gilbert A. Jamieson, a supervisor at the Oak Ridge K-25 site, who died in 1963.
Mrs. Jamieson was with local radio station WATO from 1948 until 1972. She hosted several talk shows through the years, as well as acting as traffic manager. Her earliest program was "Food for Thought." Part of the show was broadcast from a supermarket in Jackson Square.
"Breakfast with the Jamiesons" in the mid-1950s, featured her and her husband talking to guests from the community. This program aired from the Jamieson home on Maple Lane.
From 1956 until her retirement in 1972, Mrs. Jamieson and Harry Deitrick co-hosted "Hometown," a civic events program. She also produced commercials.
Mrs. Jamieson has been credited with helping to establish the Daniel Arthur Rehabilitation Center. She aired book discussions with Doris Johnston of Oak Ridge Public Library and covered other community events, including productions at the Oak Ridge Playhouse.
In addition to her daughter Sandra, she is survived by another daughter, Mary Ann Noe of Paducah, Ky.; and by seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
According to Patsy Dorsey, a local friend of the family, a funeral Mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
McCarty Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.