GAITER, FELIX - World War II Veteran and retired contractor, died Friday, March 21, 2014. He was born November 22, 1922 in Sylacauga, Alabama. Member of Rogers Memorial Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Will and Deffie Gaiter and siblings, Helen, Will and L'Vernon. Survived by his wife of 66 years Margaret Ross Gaiter; children, Peggy (John) Jackson, Kathy Lowery Roberts, Felix Ross Gaiter; grandchildren, Robin Barnes, Roger (Kathy) Lowery, Natalie Swift, Yusef (Michelle) Gaiter, Velvet, Felix Xavier and Kleopatra Gaiter; great grandchildren, Tariq and Jalil Barnes, Bishop Lowery, Lynden Ross Gaiter; sisters-in-law, Versie Gaiter, Connie Ross Mills and Erma L. Ross; many nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and dear friend A.B. Coleman along with many other friends and church family. Special appreciation to Dr. Larry Brakebill, Dr. Carla Gillespie and staff at Holston Health and Rehabilitation Center. Family will receive friends on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 12:00 until 1:00 P.M. at Rogers Memorial Baptist Church with funeral service to follow with Dr. Michel S. E. Caldwell officiating. Interment Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30 A.M., East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery 2200 E. John Sevier Highway. Services to conclude with a full dove release. Arrangements made with integrity by Unity Mortuary. The family will assemble at 212 Gaiter Circle on Friday, at 10:30 A.M. Mr. Gaiter's guestbook can be signed on line at www.unitymortuary.com or www.legacy.com.


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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2014