Minnie 'Nanny' Brock Aiken
Former Roane County resident
Minnie "Nanny" Brock Aiken, 86, of Ringgold, Ga., died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Tommie O'Rear.
Mrs. Aiken had lived in Ringgold for 30 years. She grew up in the Orchard View community of Roane County and was a member of Orchard View Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and embroidering.
She was the daughter of George and Florence Brock, who are deceased.
In addition to her daughter and son-in-law in Ringgold, she is survived by another daughter, Becky Jean Melton of Oliver Springs; her son, Harold Wayne Brock of Decatur, Ga.; her grandchildren, Donetta Harvey of Oliver Springs, Tammie Thomas and Kristain O'Rear, both of Murfreesboro, Terrie Brown of Omaha, Neb., and Angie Brown, Margaret "Binky" Couch, Wayne Brock and Dewayne Brock, all of Decatur, Ga.; and by her great-grandchildren, Shelbie and Summitt Davidson, Graceson O'Rear and Kristin Kelly Thomas, all of Murfreesboro, Chelsie and Conner Brown of Omaha, Christopher and Joshua Couch, both of Decatur, and Rebecca and Katie Harvey of Oliver Springs.
Three brothers and two sisters, Jim Brock, Sam Brock, Leonard Brock, Lena Hudson and Polly Hall, preceded her in death.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating.
Burial will follow at Jonesville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Robert G. Crawford
Father of Cassie Moretz
Robert G. Crawford, 85, of Estero, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, in Florida.
Mr. Crawford is survived by two daughters, Cassie Moretz and her husband, Jim, of Knoxville, both formerly of Oak Ridge, and Susan Reed and her husband, John, of Jackson, Mich.
Burial and a memorial service were conducted in Florida, with Jim Moretz and other family members officiating.
Frances Lucille Roberts
First United Methodist member
Frances Lucille Roberts, 94, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at NHC HealthCare of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Roberts was a member of First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Nelson and her husband, Bill, of Knoxville; her son, Ted Curd of Fresno, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Her first and second husbands, another son and a grandson died earlier.
The funeral will be held in Tulsa, Okla.
McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.
Nettie Nayoma Dake
Nettie Nayoma Dake, 52, of Powell, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Dake was a homemaker and a member of Mount Harmony Baptist Church of Powell. She was a native of Knox County.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Dake; her daughter, Kim Phillips and her husband, William, of Norris; three sons, Ed Dake and his wife, Angelina, of Powell, Chris Dake and his wife, Erica, of Cookeville, and Charlie Dake of San Antonio, Texas; her sister, Martha Kitts of Knoxville; two brothers, Herschel Carter of Chesapeake, Va., and Benjamin Cislowski; and by eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A son and a daughter, Rod Dake and Sherry Dake, died earlier.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Mount Harmony Baptist Church in Powell with the Rev. Archie Russell officiating.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Mount Harmony Baptist Church, Raccoon Valley Road, Powell, TN 37849.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is handling arrangements.
Retired Millers clerk
Martha Barnes, 79, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Barnes was retired as a sales clerk at the former Millers Department Store in Oak Ridge.
She was born in Springfield and had been a longtime resident of Oak Ridge. She was the widow of Vic Barnes.
She was an active member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Barnes is survived by her son, Ken Barnes and his wife, Joyce, of Clinton; her daughter, Vicki Ryan and her husband, Phil, of Knoxville; two grandsons, Will Barnes and Joey Barnes of Clinton; and two brothers, William A. Shannon and Robert J. Shannon.
The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 13, in the chapel of McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Vernon Sansom officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight, Feb. 12, at the funeral home.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, Anderson County Unit, in care of Lee Costanzo, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Louise Bresee Cowger
Oak Ridge resident
Louise Bresee Cowger of Oak Ridge died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004.
Born Sarah Louise Bresee on March 20, 1905, on the family farm near Etna, Ill., she was the daughter of Byrd Elma and Bertha Bresee. Mrs. Cowger attended the University of Illinois and graduated in 1928. On Aug. 4, 1928, she married Lawrence J. Shappert.
During World War II, Mrs. Cowger managed the Pi Beta Phi central office, which was then located in Decatur. In 1944, she took a job with the Ordnance Works in Decatur that was to build tanks in support of the war effort. Following the war, Mrs. Cowger sold real estate. Mr. Shappert died in 1969.
In 1979, she married Charles Carr Cowger. The couple wintered in Lake Placid, Fla., and lived in Belvidere, Ill., until 1984 when they moved to Champaign, Ill. Mr. Cowger died in March 2001.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by three brothers, John Bresee, Paul Bresee and Howard Bresee, and by a sister, Ruth Bressee Ashbrook.
Mrs. Cowger is survived by her son, Lawrence B. Shappert, of Oak Ridge; four grandchildren and their spouses, Susan and Tony Saliba of Beavercreek, Ohio, Rebecca and David Luther of Bristol, Stephen and Rhonda Shappert of Commercial Point, Ohio, and Christopher and Kristen Shappert of Suwanee, Ga.; and by nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at noon Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at First Presbyterian Church of Champaign with the Rev. Eric Snyder officiating.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of contributions to First Presbyterian Church, Youth Mission Trips, 302 W. Church St., Champaign, IL 61821.
Morgan Funeral Home in Savoy, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Ann Wolfe
Daughter of Willie Campbell
Shirley Ann Wolfe, 54, of Knoxville, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Wolfe was born in Oak Ridge on Nov. 27, 1945.
She had worked as an accountant for Sears in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Wolfe moved back to this area on Oct. 1, 1997, from Camp Springs, Md.
She was attending Antioch Baptist Church of Clinton and had expected soon to become a member, her family said.
Mrs. Wolfe is survived by her mother, Willie Campbell of Oak Ridge; her husband, Carlos Wayne Wolfe; two sons, Timothy Wolfe and his wife, Sharon, of Maryland and Michael Lynn Wolfe of the home; her daughter, Tiffany Ann Faltisco and her husband, Nathan, of North Dakota; two brothers, Isaac Campbell of Oak Ridge and A.C. Campbell of Oliver Springs; and three sisters, Linda Campbell and her husband, Dan Bailey, Geraldine Campbell and her husband, Charles Perritt, and Edna Campbell and her husband, Roy Clabough, all of Knoxville.
Her father, Casto Campbell, and a sister and two brothers, Oneda Campbell Harbin, Jack Campbell and Allen Campbell, died earlier.
The funeral was to be held at 11 this morning, Feb. 14, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Marty Stooksbury officiating.
Burial was to follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
Robert E. Haney
Eagle Roofing employee
Robert E. Haney, 18, of Clinton, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Haney was currently employed at Eagle Tech Roofing and Construction in Knoxville.
He was born in Champaign, Ill., on Nov. 14, 1981, the son of Clayton and Sandra Gallaher Haney of Clinton.
He had lived in this area since early childhood and had attended Clinton High School.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Haney is survived by his sister, Stacy Carroll of Clinton; two brothers, Thomas Haney and Daniel Haney, both of Clinton; his maternal grandmother, Edith Partenheimer of Mahomet, Ill.; and two nephews, Christopher Carroll and Wesley Carroll, both of Clinton.
His paternal grandparents, Oscar and Nancy Della Haney, and his maternal grandfather, Ted Gallaher, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Batley Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Hill officiating.
Burial will follow at the Batley Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight, Feb. 14, at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.