MEADE, ETTA L. - age 82, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Tennova LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette, Tennessee. She was a graduate of Jacksboro High School and a member of Norwood United Methodist Church. Etta was the first surgical tech to be trained at St. Mary's Hospital and worked there for 35 years until she retired. Etta was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt, she had a special love for her great grandchildren. She was the daughter of the late Lee and Etta Wallace. She was preceded in death by husbands, Carlos Pilant and John Meade; son, Clark Pilant; and son-in-law, Len Lawson; brothers, Lee Wallace, Jr. and Jerry Wallace; half sister, Bess; and Ollie. She is survived by daughter, Karen and (Jim) Frye; grandchildren, Brani Lawson, Amber Molen, Chris DeAngelo, Matthew DeAngelo, Britney Estey, Kelsey Redding, Kayla Perez, Eric Frye; and seven great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, J.L. Wallace, Betty McCoy, Jeannie Davis, Frank Wallace, Roger Wallace; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Norwood United Methodist Church with a celebration of life service to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Bob Ruth officiating. The interment will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be extended at www.rosemortuary.com.
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Apr. 27, 2014