Gloria Marie Milo
Retired MMC unit secretary
Gloria Marie Milo, 70, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Milo was retired from Methodist Medical Center, where she had worked as a unit secretary in the Intensive Care Unit.
She was born in Chattanooga on Dec. 5, 1929.
Mrs. Milo was a member of the Oak Ridge Arts Guild, the Arissa Garden Club of Oak Ridge and the Oak Ridge/Anderson County Republican Women. She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Her hobbies included gardening, traveling and bird-watching, her family said.
She was the widow of Cass Milo.
Mrs. Milo is survived by her mother, Lela Gresham Mee of Oak Ridge; her two sons, David Milo and his wife, Lynn, of Knoxville and Mark Milo and his wife, Margaret, of Atlanta, Ga.; her daughter, Pat Milo and her fiancé, Gary Minish, of Oak Ridge; two brothers, Jim Mee of Knoxville and Bill Mee of Oak Ridge; her sister, Kay Maier of Oak Ridge; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, her father, James Carl Mee, and another son, Dennis Milo, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Dwyn M. Mounger officiating.
Burial will take place at a later date in the Memorial Garden of First Presbyterian Church.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, P.O. Box 52435, Phoenix, AZ 85072-2435.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
George S. 'Steve' Sadowski Jr.
St. Mary's Church member
George S. "Steve" Sadowski Jr., 54, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Sadowski was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
He is survived by his mother, Lou Sadowski; his stepdaughter, Emily Wolfenbarger; his brother, David L. "Larry" Sadowski; two sisters, Susan DeRieux and Ellen Evans; and several nieces and nephews.
His father, George S. Sadowski, died earlier.
A Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the chapel of McCarty Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
A requiem Mass will be said at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Woods will officiate at both services.
Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to St. Mary's School, 327 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Lemual Augustas Newman
Retired coal miner
Lemual Augustas Newman, 86, of Lake City, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Newman was retired as a coal miner with S&H Coal Co. in Briceville.
Born Feb. 28, 1913, in Grovetown, Ga., he was the son of Osborn and Ola Belle Newman, both now deceased. He was a member of Clifford Presbyterian Church of Grovetown.
Mr. Newman enjoyed gardening and loved listening to music and telling stories about his life experiences. His family said he was a friend to everyone and had enjoyed helping people all his life.
He is survived by his wife, Alma Webb Newman; two sons, Roy Edward Newman and his wife, Brenda Newman, of Evans, Ga., and Lemual Augustas Newman Jr. and his wife, Valerie Newman, of Norris; three daughters, Brenda N. Bancroft and her husband, John "Danny" Bancroft, of North Augusta, S.C., and Yvonne Smith and her husband, Kenneth Smith, and Sarah Tammy Torres and her husband, Ralph David Torres, all of Lake City; his brother, Sam Newman of Augusta, Ga.; and two sisters, Ruby Reville and Elsie Cliatt, both of Grovetown.
Mr. Newman is also survived by 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Another daughter, Linda Jean Jones, and a sister and three brothers, Lillian Newman, Jody Newman, William Newman and James Newman, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The Rev. Rick Teague and the Rev. Tom Byrge will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Disney Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Feb. 9, at the funeral home.
Mother of Nancy Cowser
Alice Judd Knight, 97, a resident of Covenant Village, Brandel Care Center, in Northbrook, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at the Brandel Care Center.
Mrs. Knight was the mother of Nancy Cowser of 937 West Outer Drive.
She was the widow of Sheldon Knight, who died in 1955.
Born Dec. 6, 1902, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of Wilton and Helen Pratt Judd. Mrs. Knight worked at the Chicago Tribune for 35 years as a supervisor in the classified advertisement department. She was a resident of Chicago until her retirement, when she moved to Covenant Village.
Her family said she especially enjoyed being with her grandchildren, taking them one at a time and showing them the wonders of Chicago with its museums, parks, lakefront and the Goodman Theatre. She helped expand their horizons.
Mrs. Knight had also been a frequent visitor to Oak Ridge, visiting her daughter's family.
In addition to her local daughter and son-in-law, Kenneth Cowser, she is survived by another daughter, Priscilla Bredemeier and her husband, William, of Northbrook; two granddaughters and their husbands, Carolyn and Jerry Martin of Memphis and Cynthia and Robin Solomon of Franklin; four grandsons and their wives, David and Linda Cowser of Las Vegas, Nev., William and Barbara Bredemeier of Holland, Mich., Robert and Gail Bredemeier of Portland, Ore., and Thomas and Ruth Bredemeier of Deerfield, Ill.; and by 13 great-grandchildren.
Her sister, Harmony Opdycke, died earlier.
In accordance with Mrs. Knight's wishes, the body was cremated. A memorial service was held on Friday, Jan. 14, 2000, in the Brandel Care Chapel. Pastor Marty Voltz officiated.
Hazel D. Hall
Lake City resident
Hazel D. Hall, 80, of Lake City, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Lake City Health Care Center.
Mrs. Hall was born May 15, 1919, in Anderson County, the daughter of William Burley and Alice Dabney, both now deceased. She was the widow of Hubert Hall.
She had retired after working many years for the Jeep Corp.
Mrs. Hall is survived by two brothers, William "Bill" Dabney of Lake City and Eldred "Mutt" Dabney and his wife, Mildred, of Harlan, Ky.; her sister, Aline Martin and her husband, Roy, of Lake City; and by several nieces and nephews.
A brother and two sisters, Owen Dabney, Thelma Hendren and Marie Sharp, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the chapel of Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. Don Martin officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Frances Alper Sturm
Former Oak Ridge resident
Frances Alper Sturm, of Knoxville, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at home after a battle with cancer.
Born July 2, 1930, in Chattanooga, she was the daughter of Abraham Joseph Alper and Lena Zion Alper, both now deceased.
She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in social work. She was a juvenile probation officer in Chattanooga until she married Melvin Sturm, of Jellico, on March 8, 1954.
Late in 1954, the newlyweds moved to Oak Ridge, where they opened Sturm's Youth World and started a family. During the next 43 years, Mrs. Sturm was committed to her synagogue and many community volunteer activities, according to her family. The couple moved to west Knoxville in 1991, but stayed involved with Oak Ridge friends and activities. In addition to her many community involvements, her family said she loved to play tennis and entertain friends and family in her home.
Her son, Bradley Sturm, also died earlier.
In addition to her husband of 50 years, Mrs. Sturm is survived by two daughters, Diane Glass of Evergreen, Colo., and Michelle Sturm of Denver, Colo.; her daughter-in-law, Melissa Hasden Sturm, of Knoxville; four grandchildren, Leah Glass and Derek Glass and Britt Sturm and Ethan Sturm, of Knoxville; her brother, Dr. Benjamin Alper of Nashville; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her grace and goodness are cherished by many loved ones, according to her family.
The funeral was Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
Burial followed at Beth EL Cemetery in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Gary Sturm, Russell Sturm, Richard Sturm, David Balloff, Rick Seline, Gary Glass, Zane Bell, Marvin Abraham and Art Dworkin served as pallbearers.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to the Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge, the Bradley Sturm Memorial Fund at the Heska Amuna Synagogue of Knoxville, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Mourners kaddish will be Sunday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mel and Fran Sturm in Knoxville.