Area deaths include McDougle, Trimble and Guinn

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Services are scheduled today (1/26) in Brentwood for Edwin A. McDougle Jr., an engineer who worked on major projects at the University of Tennessee including Neyland Stadium, Haslam Business Center, …

Deszmer Pollock: A woman ahead of her time

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Deszmer Lee Pollock, 100, was a pioneer. A Kingsport native, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from UT-Memphis in 1947 as part of the U.S. Cadet Nursing Program …

Martin Davis: Medical pioneer

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Dr. Martin Davis, 96, passed away Monday morning. He practiced OB/GYN in Knoxville for 35 years, welcoming thousands of infants into the world, according to his obituary. He graduated from …

Giving is hallmark of two East Tennesseans

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East Tennesseans are among the most generous people on earth. I’m reminded of that every evening while compiling obituaries. Here are two stories of lifelong volunteers.

Benjamin “Doc” Husk, 80, of …

Celebration of Life for Aldena Phillips

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Aldena Kay Phillips, 62, will be remembered at a Celebration of Life at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at First Baptist Knoxville. She died Dec. 18 from breast cancer. Visitation …

Whiteside, Frei served community well

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Two well-known Knoxvillians, a businessman and a longtime movie-theater manager, are among those who passed away recently.

David Frei, 74, of Knoxville, retired after a career in local movie-theater management. He …

Vol great John Michels dead at 87

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Tennessee has lost another all-time football great.
All-American John Michels, College Hall of Fame honoree, died Thursday. He was 87.
The legendary Robert R. Neyland provided an indelible description: “John Michels is …