15, 2007 - Mayor Haslam honored 123 City of Knoxville employees
who have served at least 20 years with the city or have retired during
the past year. The total years of service to Knoxville and its citizens
of the active employees equaled to 1,780 years. The longest serving
employee present was Claude E. Earl, who retired this year after serving
50 years with the Knoxville Fire Department.
Lunch was provided at the Knoxville Coliseum ball room and all honorees were given awards and photos with their supervisors and Mayor Haslam.
Retired women honored:
Genie Braid, Carolyn Cate, Linda Duncan, Frankie Easterday, Theresa
Jacobs, Gracie Jones, Carolyn Littlejohn, Marva Martin, Christine
Piscatelli, and Karen Wright.
Retired men honored:
Joseph Anderson, Frank Arnold, Jr., John Bailey, Gerald Barnes, Gary
Bell, Billy Bright, John Carter, Thomas Cinnamon, Terry Clowers, James
Crawford, Noel Cummings, Claude Earl, Kenneth Flynn, Victor Fowler,
Alvin Haynes, Joseph Heath, Joseph Hillard, Gary Houston, James Hudson,
Neal Inklebarger, Jack Jinks, Jr., Lynn Kirby, Billy Kirk, Jr., Brian
LaFollette, James Lay, Joseph Mase, James Morsch, Lee Myers, Bernard
Nipper, Jr., Lloyd Norwood, Jack Oglesby, Jr., David Perry, Luther
Perry, Douglas Pinner, Jimmie Pipkin, Eddy Roberts, Curtis Romines,
Vance Shown, Clarence Smith, Ronnie Smith, Ralph Summey, John Vanhoose,
James Vichich, Randy Vineyard, Roy Whitfield, Jr., and Robert Williams.
Employees with 20 years of service honored:
Nathaniel Allen, Vincent Ayub, Monty Boone, Charlotte Bounds, Ronald
Bradley, Gordon Catlett, Jeffrey Dunn, Albert Evans, David Gaston,
Richard Giammarino, Michael Glover, Larry Howard, Debbie Jackson,
Donald Jenkins, Donald Jones, Alvin Madgett, Fannie Maples, Janice
Marston, Cheri Matlock, Donald Mitchell, Karen Pappas, James Patton,
Michelle Pons, Sandra Reynolds, Samuel Rivera, Jeffrey Sellers, Robin
Shelton, Robert Solomon, Roger Solomon, Roger White, and Russell Whitfield.
Employees with 25 years of service honored:
Victoria Dalton, Michael Davis, Robert Davis, Richard Godfrey, Charles
Goosie, James Graham, Cynthia Greene, Virgil Hubbard, Gregg Hudson,
Alan Lawson, James Marcum, Bill Mcmahan, Douglas Nelson, Max Newman,
Gus Paidousis, Gary Price, Russell Saylor, Dick Taylor, and Robert
Employees with 30 years of service honored:
Brenda Conn, Phyllis Davis, Lionel Eblen, Michael Farley, Sandra French-Spangler,
Sunday Gaddis, Gloria Genta-Welch, Larry Hensley, Vicky Hill, Leo
Moore, Bobby Sisk, Melissa Wilson, and Martha York.
Employees with 35 years of service honored:
Charles Long, James Lynch, Kenneth Milligan, Robert Pointer, and Gary