- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 22 Nov 2004.
Ralph Lee Worde obituary
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 11 Nov 2003.
WORDE, JEAN - of Maryville died Saturday, November 8, 2003 in Tulsa, OK. She was a member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church. She was a school bus driver for 23 years. She drove bus #51 in Maryville City Schools, then became owner/operator of bus #2 in Blount County. Preceded in death by: father, Fred LaPasser brother, Fred "Kip" LaPasser. Survivors include: husband, Ralph Worde son and daughter-in-law, Scott & Becky Worde of Maryville daughter and son-in-law, Sheri & Mark Owenby of Maryville grandsons, Heath & Logan Owenby, Avery Worde mother, Ellean Cooper LaPasser of Maryville sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn & Don Kellehear of Kansas City, MO. Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at Madison Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Glenn Cummings officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 13, 2003 at Grandview Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at Madison Avenue Baptist Church. Smith Mortuary, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com