Edith 'Huchie' Queener
Retired Modine machine operator
Edith "Huchie" Queener, 64, of Heiskell, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Queener was born May 7, 1936, in Anderson County, the daughter of Esco "Jake" and Elizabeth Kerr Dew, who are deceased.
She was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church in Heiskell. Her family said after Mrs. Queener became ill, she enjoyed watching Mount Pisgah Baptist Church television programs and the visits by the church's pastor, the Rev. Garvan Walls.
She was retired from the former Modine Manufacturing company in Clinton where she had worked as a machine operator.
Mrs. Queener is survived by her husband, Joe Mack Queener; her son, Perry "Jay" Queener and his wife, Mary, of Knoxville; her daughters, Lyn Lucas and her husband, Darrell, of Knoxville, and Ann Nelson and her husband, Mark, and Donna Patterson and her husband, Jeff, all of Heiskell; and by her grandchildren, Nick Lucas, Amy Lucas, Jake Patterson, Josh Patterson and Jordan Patterson.
She is also survived by her sisters, Louise Wallace of Heiskell and Marilyn Portwood and her husband, Earl, of Clinton; and by several nieces and nephews.
Nellie Robbins of Clinton was considered a special friend.
In addition to her parents, her brothers, Robert Dew and Joe Dew, and another sister, Neomia "Tom" Dew, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Garvan Walls officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Sartin Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Roger DeWayne Gorman
Anderson County High junior
Roger DeWayne Gorman, 16, of Andersonville, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Roger was a junior at Anderson County High School. He was a member of the baseball team, the Drama Club and Drafting I and II. According to faculty members, he was an excellent student. He had also worked as a student counselor on Clinton break-away trips.
Born April 6, 1984, in Morristown, he was the son of Kenneth "Cotton" Dewayne and Karla June Lane Gorman of Andersonville, who survive him.
Roger is also survived by his grandparents, James E. and Peggy Gorman of Morristown; and by numerous aunts and uncles.
Jessie Wolle of Bean Station and Tammy Holbrook and Tessa Frazier, were considered special friends.
His maternal grandparents, Willie and Wilma Velma Lane, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 23, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. David Seiber officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Hamblin Memorial Gardens in Morristown.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Anderson County High School Baseball Boosters Club, P.O. Box 324, Clinton, TN 37717.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Michael "Butch" Allen
Former Oak Ridge resident
Michael "Butch" Allen, 52, of Mount Sterling, Ohio, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, of complications after receiving an artificial heart.
Mr. Allen was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Columbus, the son of James and Katherine Gheen Hanna, who are deceased. He was a 1966 graduate of Central High School in Columbus.
He was retired from Alpha One of Columbus where he worked as a journeyman machinist. Mr. Allen was a former employee of Rockwell International in Columbus and with Tennessee Valley Authority.
He was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Oak Ridge.
Mr. Allen is survived by his wife of nearly 26 years, Sandy Allen; his daughters, Joy Allen of the home, Tina Olson of Mount Sterling and Vicki Thompson and her husband, Sean, of Galloway, Ohio; and his son, Shawn Allen of Columbus.
He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Sharon McCoy of Mount Sterling; his half-brothers and half-sisters, Jim, John, Carol, Bobby, Cheryl and Connie; and by seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the chapel of Porter Funeral Home, 331 W. Main Street, Mount Sterling.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Cemetery in Mount Sterling.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Unverferth House, 190 King Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 tonight, Jan. 23, at the funeral home.
Oak Ridge mechanic
Lester Woods, 50, of Oak Ridge, died of cancer Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at the home of his brother, Wayne Woods, in Clinton.
Mr. Woods had been a mechanic in Oak Ridge for the past 30 years.
In addition to his brother, he is survived by his mother, Pearl J. Martin Woods of Oliver Springs; his son, Thomas Woods of Oak Ridge; his daughter, Angie Williams of Clinton; his brothers, John L. Woods of Oliver Springs and Danny Woods and his wife, Billie, of Oak Ridge; his sisters, Bobby Jean Woods and her husband, Keith Davis, of Clinton, Edna Mae Tedford and her husband, Randy, and Betty Adkins and her husband, Curtis, all of Oak Ridge, Susie Woods of Oliver Springs, and Novella Hazlewood and her husband, Jerry, of North Carolina; four grandchildren; and by several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
His former wife, Ailene Woods Burnette of Oak Ridge, was considered a special friend. Judy Allen of Clinton, Ples "Pinetop" Mitchell, Jim Monger and Allen Smart, all of Oak Ridge, were also considered special friends.
Mr. Woods' father, Fred Woods, and another brother, James C. Woods, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. John Shaw and the Rev. Steve McDonald officiating.
Burial will follow at Poplar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Marlow.
Per Mr. Woods' request, any memorials donations should be made to East Tennessee Children's Hospital of Knoxville for pediatric cancer research.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Adele 'Penny' Huffine
Dyllis Baptist Church member
Adele "Penny" Huffine, 75, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville.
Born Jan. 6, 1928, in Nashville, she was the daughter of Harry and Beulah Cooper Pentecost, both now deceased.
Mrs. Huffine retired after 27 years as a telephone switchboard operator with the Tennessee Department of Safety. She was a member of Dyllis Baptist Church in Harriman.
Her family said she enjoyed crafts of all kinds.
Mrs. Huffine is survived by her husband, Charles F. Huffine, with whom she would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on March 7; her son, Wade Tidwell and his wife, Martha, of Knoxville; her daughters, Janie Ward and Martie Dean, both of Wartburg; her brother, Harry Pentecost Jr. and his wife, Laura, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and 13 grandchildren, Adam Tidwell and Leslie Lamb of Knoxville, Nicki Tidwell, Susan Strickland and Trey Tidwell and his wife, Bridgette, all of Oak Ridge, Michael "Bubba" Dean, Brandi Dean, Penny Laymance and her husband, Randel, Amanda Dean, Jennifer Dean, Joseph Morris, Charles David "Bud" Ward and Ricky Ward, all of Wartburg; and several great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the chapel at Weatherford Mortuary.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
Etta Patrick, 65, of Wartburg, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mitchell and Dora Armes, and by a sister, Hazel Brown, and a brother, V.D. Armes.
Mrs. Patrick is survived by her husband, Robert "Bobby" Patrick; her daughter, Renee Jones and husband, Marvin, of Texas; two grandchildren, Robert Jones and Meaghan Jones, both of Texas; two sisters, Betty Tucker and Peggy Liles, both of Wartburg; two brothers, Archie Armes and wife, Dorothy, of Devonia and Arnold Armes and wife, Mildred, of Lancing; and by several nieces, nephews and friends.
Her family said she was loved by many.
The funeral was Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with Gary Armes officiating.
A graveside service was to be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Petros Cemetery.