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Date: Friday, 30 March 2012, at 5:03 p.m.

Hazel Beatrice Swann
Sister of Inez Allen

Hazel Beatrice Swann, 86, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

Mrs. Swann was a native of McCaysville, Ga., and lived most of her life in Akron, Ohio, before moving to Oak Ridge two years ago.

She was the sister of Inez Allen of Oak Ridge.

Mrs. Swann was retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. in Akron.

She was the daughter of William Claude and Ida Collins Pope. She was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her sister, Mrs. Swann is survived by three nieces, Janette Hartgrove of Dallas, N.C., Glenda Hedges of Denville, N.J., and Barbara Grant of Snellville, Ga.; and four nephews, Ralph Quinn of Gastonia, N.C., Colin Quinn of Bessemer City, N.C., Ron Allen of Tucker, Ga., and Michael Allen of Powell.

The family said she had many friends in Akron, Ohio, and Palmetto, Fla.

In addition to her parents, her son, Colin Ledford, a sister, Exie Quinn, and two brothers, Ralph Pope and Raymond Pope, died earlier.

The funeral was to be held at 12:30 this afternoon, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy, N.C., with Michael Allen officiating.

Burial was to follow at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Michael Allen, Ron Allen, Ralph Quinn, Colin Quinn and Tommy Grant.

The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice.

Maurice Anthony Fitzpatrick
Former Y-12 Plant employee

Maurice Anthony Fitzpatrick, 51, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born in Oak Ridge on Nov. 27, 1949. He was employed for 26 years as an expediter at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant.

He loved children and helping people, his family said.

Mr. Fitzpatrick is survived by his mother, Maggie Lewis Fitzpatrick of Oak Ridge; his sisters, Diane Barnette and Brenda Fitzpatrick, both of Oak Ridge, and Gloria Jean Fitzpatrick of Springfield, Mass.; three nieces he considered special, Riane Barnette of Oak Ridge, Rondrieu Clemson of Knoxville and Elvira Sostre of New York, N.Y.; and six nephews he considered special, Jamon Hooper and Ron Barnette, both of Oak Ridge, Kevin Hooper and Dione Kevin Hooper, both of Knoxville, and Jamar Young and Jamal Young, both of Lenoir City.

He also survived by his aunts, Ethel Clark of New York, N.Y., and Wilma Jean Fitzpatrick of Montgomery, Ala.; his uncle, Joe Fitzpatrick, also of Montgomery; and other relatives he considered special, Isaiah Caldwell and Sallie Jones of Oak Ridge and their families.

Cassandra Cherry of Oak Ridge was considered a special friend.

His father, John Henry Fitzpatrick, died in 1995, and his brother, John Henry Fitzpatrick Jr., died in 1973.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary. Lonnie Smith will officiate.

Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Ruby Sharp Jones
Lake City resident

Ruby Sharp Jones, 84, of Lake City, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Lake City Health Care Center.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her daughter, Mary Ruth McRae and her husband, Larry T. McRae, of Boone, N.C.; her brother, Clyde R. Sharp and his wife, Edna, of Clinton; and two grandchildren.

The funeral was to be held at 2 this afternoon, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. Don Martin officiating.

Burial was to follow at Leach Cemetery in Lake City.

The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Main Street Baptist Church, P.O. Box 405, Lake City, TN 37769.

Kenneth 'Kenny' Hayes
Briceville resident

Kenneth "Kenny" Wayne Hayes, 38, of Briceville, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

Mr. Hayes was a Baptist. He loved fishing and playing basketball, according to his family, and he was a member of the Eagle Bend basketball team.

Mr. Hayes is survived by his wife, Angela Lawson Hayes; his son, Derek Wayne Hayes of Briceville; his parents, Billy and Evelyn Hayes of Briceville; his sister, Tammy Williams of Briceville; his brothers, Kelly Ray Hayes and Mark Hayes and his wife, Teresa, all of Briceville; and his mother- and father-in-law, Jesse and Juanita Lawson, of Briceville.

He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Lisa Lawson and Michelle Smith and her husband, Austin, all of Briceville, Teresa Taulbee and her husband, Harold, of Jacksboro, and Sandra Pyle and her husband, Ricky, of Lake City; his brother-in-law, Michael Lawson and his wife, Brenda, of Briceville; and by several other relatives, including a niece and a nephew he considered special, Tesa Renee Hayes and Billy Joseph Williams, both of Briceville.

His grandparents, John and Opal Hayes, died earlier.

The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 29, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The Rev. Archie Seiber will officiate.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Circle Cemetery in Briceville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Frank Hubert Davis
Army veteran of Korean War

Frank Hubert Davis, 70, of the Claxton community of Anderson County, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Knoxville.

Mr. Davis was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a longtime member of the Disabled American Veterans.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lorine Davis; his sons, William "Buddy" Davis of Claxton and David Davis and his wife, Patti, of Gulfport, Miss.; his grandson, Adam Davis of Indiana; his mother, Ruth Plyman of Clinton; his brother, Allen Davis and his wife, Shirley, of New Castle, Del.; and his sister, Peggy Trumble and her husband, George, of Jacksonville, Fla.

His father, Leonard Davis, another son, Frank Davis, and another brother, C.L. Davis, died earlier.

A graveside service was held Sunday afternoon, Jan. 28, at Woodhaven Memory Gardens in Claxton. Members of the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard conducted military rites.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton was in charge of arrangements.

Dr. William L. Greenstreet
ORNL leader in applied mechanics

William L. Greenstreet, 75, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Outlook Pointe in Oak Ridge.

A professional mechanical engineer, Dr. Greenstreet was retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He joined ORNL in 1954, the year the Applied Mechanics Group was formed. This group played a major role in the development of structural design methods and criteria for nuclear reactors.

In 1973, under Dr. Greenstreet's leadership in Applied Mechanics, the Atomic Energy Commission, a Department of Energy predecessor agency, named ORNL a "Center of Excellence" in structural design technology.

Dr. Greenstreet took an active role in professional societies related to his expertise. He was a longtime chairman of the Design Division of the Pressure Vessel Research Committee. He made significant contributions to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission project on nuclear plant aging, where he concentrated on the development of policies for the treatment of aging valves.

He was a charter member and first chairman of the Southeast Conference for Mechanical Engineers. He was named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

After retiring from ORNL in 1990, Dr. Greenstreet compiled a published history of ORNL's Engineering Technology Division, encompassing much of the laboratory's early development work on nuclear reactors.

Born in Cora, Mo., he was the son of Opal Abernathy and Carl Greenstreet. He served on the aircraft carrier the USS Suwanee during World War II.

He received his bachelor of science degree in 1950 from Colorado State University, his master of science degree in 1958 from the University of Tennessee, and his doctorate from Yale University in 1968, all in mechanical engineering.

He took employment with Boeing Airplane Co., Seattle, Wash., in 1950. In 1952 he moved to Oak Ridge to attend the Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology.

Dr. Greenstreet was a longtime member of First Presbyterian church. His interests included dancing, and he and his wife, Elizabeth Chedsey Greenstreet, who survives him, belonged to several local dance clubs. He was also a member of the Lions Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Timothy Greenstreet and his wife, Nancy, of Soquel, Calif., Cynthia Greenstreet and her husband, John, of Lompoc, Calif., Teresa Greenstreet of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Carl Greenstreet and his wife, Lisa, of Adelaide, Australia; and five grandchildren.

He is also survived by five siblings, Imogene Guy of Colorado, Richard Greenstreet and Joe Greenstreet, both of California, and Thomas Greenstreet and Jerry Greenstreet, both of Missouri.

Another brother, Jim Greenstreet of Colorado, is deceased.

The funeral was to be held this afternoon, Jan. 29, at First Presbyterian Church.

The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations either to First Presbyterian Church, 1051 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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