Rebecca Marine Mechtly, 73, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her residence in Rockwood.
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She was born Aug. 31, 1939, in Sevierville, to John Robert and Mary Myrtle Chambers Marine. In 1956, she moved to Oklahoma City where she met and married R.R. "Bud" Mechtly. She lived there until 1988, then moved to Tennessee. She was a housewife who enjoyed reading, sewing, crocheting, playing bingo and cribbage. She also enjoyed bowling in her earlier years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, "Bud"; and several brothers and sisters
Survivors include a son, Jack Mechtly and wife Lela, San Angelo, Texas; granddaughters, Victoria Mechtly, Idaho, and Miranda Mechtly, North Carolina; brothers, Robert Marine Jr., Knoxville, Bill Marine, Pigeon Forge, James Marine, Sevierville; sister, Martha Letcho, Pigeon Forge; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
The family will receive friends in Hurst Chapel in Sevierville, from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, with Pastor Ron Marine officiating. Graveside service and burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Hurst Chapel Cemetery, Sevierville. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Roane County News from Sept. 20 to Sept. 21, 2012