Knoxville News Sentinel Obituaries

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October 20, 2020

Kenneth R. Beeler

Kenneth R. Beeler

Knoxville, Tennessee

Kenneth R. Beeler Knoxville - Beeler, Ken 73 of Knoxville, TN went to his Heavenly Home Saturday, October 17, 2020. He was a proud United States Marine who served during the Vietnam War. Ken retired as Assistant Chief of Police from the Alcoa Police Department in 2007 after...

James W. Collins (Jay)

James W. Collins (Jay)

Sparta, Nc

James (Jay) W. Collins Sparta, NC - Mr. James (Jay) W. Collins, 79, of Sparta, NC passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Tazewell, VA. Mr. Collins was born in Knoxville, TN on July 10, 1941 to the late Albert Collins and Ruby Ball. Mr....

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Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson

Knoxville, Tennessee

Tommy Davidson Knoxville - Thomas "Tommy" Monroe Davidson - of Knoxville was born in Morristown, TN on February 22, 1936 and passed away on the evening of October 16, 2020 at the age of 84. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in Industrial...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

Katherine Farmer

Katherine Farmer

Knoxville, Tennessee

Katherine Farmer Knoxville - Katherine M. Farmer age 80, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed into eternity on Saturday, October 17, 2020. She was a much loved Moma, Grandma, Donut Mimi and Nanny. Katherine enjoyed a banking career and retired with 32 years of service from First...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 18, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

William W. "Billy" Jackson

William W. "Billy" Jackson

Knoxville, Tennessee

William W. "Billy" Jackson William W. "Billy" Jackson, departed this life September 24, 2020 at Serene Nursing Home. William was born August 16, 1933 to the late Hazel and Nebbit Jackson. Preceded in death by parents; 2 sons; 1 daughter; brother, Sonny Jackson. He...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

John D. Richardson Jr.

John D. Richardson Jr.

Loudon, Tennessee

John D. Richardson, Jr. Loudon - John D. "Johnny" "Papaw" "Uncle John" Richardson, Jr. - age 78 of Loudon passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at his home. Johnny served in the Army National Guard and was retired from Allied Signal with over 30 years service. He was an avid...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

David Harlan Underwood

David Harlan Underwood

Strawberry Plains, Tennessee

David Harlan Underwood Strawberry Plains - David Harlan Underwood, age 77, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at home. Preceded in death by parents, Omer and Trula Underwood; brothers, James T. and Paul Underwood; sister, Ila Ruth Sampson; son, Hayden Young. Survived by...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

Betty Williams

Betty Williams

Knoxville, Tennessee

Betty Williams Knoxville - Betty A. Williams, age 89 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, October 18, 2020. She was of the Baptist faith. Betty was an accomplished pianist and was a member of Center City Conservative Club, West Knoxville Republican Club and...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 20, 2020.

October 21, 2020

Robert E. Boyd

Robert E. Boyd

Knoxville, Tennessee

Robert E. Boyd Born May 25, 1933 in Sevierville, TN went home on October 17, 2020. He lived his early years on Drew's Alley in Knoxville, TN. Professor Boyd ended his 50 yr. career as an educator when he retired from Pellissippi State Community College in 2018; where he...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Joy Ann Bristow Bradley

Joy Ann Bristow Bradley

Maryville, Tennessee

Joy Ann Bristow Bradley Maryville - Joy Ann Bristow Bradley, age 87, b.1932, Pinehurst, N.C. , died peacefully September 28, 2020. Joy is survived by daughter, Katherine Bradley Cakmes; sons, David Bradley and wife Amanda, Greg Bradley and wife Nancy; grandchildren,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 14, 2020 to Nov. 1, 2020.

Mable Lee Whetsell Chambers

Mable Lee Whetsell Chambers

Knoxville, Tennessee

Mable Lee Whetsell Chambers Knoxville - Mable Lee Whetsell Chambers, age 76, passed away at her Knoxville home Wednesday October 14, 2:56pm. She was of the Christian faith. Proceeded in death by Husband William (Bucky) Chambers; parents Horace and Sophronia Whetsell; sister...

Kimberly Ann Cox

Kimberly Ann Cox

Knoxville, Tennessee

Kimberly Ann Cox Knoxville - Kimberly Ann Cox May 28, 1981 - September 19, 2020 Our beloved Kimberly Ann Cox passed away from this life to the next on September 19, 2020. We take comfort in the fact that she is at peace in eternal rest. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Lou Ann Davis

Lou Ann Davis

Sevierville, Tennessee

Lou Ann Davis Sevierville - Lou Ann Davis, age 79 of Sevierville, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Annie's greatest loves were Jesus and her family (and occasionally playing the lottery). After losing her soul mate of 35+ years in...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Michael Kelly Elrod

Michael Kelly Elrod

Knoxville, Tennessee

Michael Kelly Elrod Knoxville - Michael Kelly Elrod 62 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Michael enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors. He was an avid fan of The University of Tennessee sports as well as watching NASCAR. Preceded in death by...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Derrick Devon Evans

Derrick Devon Evans

Louisville, Tennessee

Derrick Devon Evans Louisville - Derrick Devon Evans, 21, died unexpectedly in a tragic motorcycle accident on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Louisville, TN. Derrick was born on September 29, 1999 in Hermitage, TN. to Kendra Evans and Derrick Campbell. Derrick was known for...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Robert Donald Foster Sr.

Robert Donald Foster Sr.

Lafollette, Tennessee

Robert Donald Foster, Sr. LaFollette - Mr. Robert Donald Foster, Sr. age 85 of LaFollette passed away Monday, October 19, 2020. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Foster was a former construction worker specializing in drywall work. Preceded in death by Wife, Wanda Sue Foster,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Patricia Annette Gonterman

Patricia Annette Gonterman

Knoxville, Tennessee

Patricia Annette Gonterman Knoxville - Patricia Annette Gonterman, age 56 - of Bearden, passed away suddenly Saturday, October 17, 2020. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ashley Colwell; mother, Patricia Calwell; brothers, Anthony and Wayne Calwell. Patricia is...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Curtis Hall

Curtis Hall

Knoxville, Tennessee

Curtis Hall Knoxville - Curtis Clyde "Curt" Hall, Jr., age 83 of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Swannanoa, North Carolina, passed away in the early hours of Sunday, October 18, 2020 with his family by his side. Curt was an active member of Central Baptist Bearden, where...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Chelsie Arlene Hill

Chelsie Arlene Hill

Knoxville, Tennessee

Chelsie Arlene Hill Knoxville - Chelsie Arlene Hill was born on February 14, 1993. She passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 16, 2020. Chelsie graduated from West High School in 2011. Chelsie is preceded in death by her grandfather, Glenn F. Hill; uncle,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Donald Keith Hodnett

Donald Keith Hodnett

Sevierville, Tennessee

Donald Keith Hodnett Knoxville - Donald Keith Hodnett, age 49, passed away Oct. 15, 2020 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center from injuries sustained during a car accident. Donald was born Sept. 9, 1971, in Winter Haven, Florida, and graduated from Winter Haven High...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Lois Margaret Hudgens (Nee' Riddiford)

Lois Margaret Hudgens (Nee' Riddiford)

Tellico Village Loudon, Tennessee

Lois Margaret Hudgens (nee' Riddiford) Tellico Village Loudon - Lois Margaret Hudgens (nee' Riddiford) of Tellico Village, Loudon, TN, passed away October 18, 2020 at age 81, due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia. Born in Oak Park, IL December 27, 1938 to the late...

Ricky Lewis Lawson

Ricky Lewis Lawson

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Ricky Lewis Lawson Oak Ridge - Ricky Lewis Lawson, 66, of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at his home. He was born to parents Bill and Jean Smith Lawson on June 8, 1954 in Kentucky. Rick graduated from Oak Ridge High School, and received his Bachelor's...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Dr. Milton White Neathery Sr.

Dr. Milton White Neathery Sr.

Athens, Tennessee

Dr. Milton White Neathery Sr. Athens - Dr. Milton White Neathery, Sr., 92, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020. A resident of Athens since 1969, he was a son of the late Ernest Perkins Neathery and Fannie Logue Neathery. Dr. Neathery received his PhD from...

Virginia Ann Hicks Nelson

Virginia Ann Hicks Nelson

Loudon, Tennessee

Virginia Ann Hicks Nelson Loudon - Virginia Ann Hicks Nelson age 81 of Loudon passed away October 19, 2020. Ann was a faithful member of Fairview Baptist Tabernacle Church in Sweetwater. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. Ann will be remembered for her...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Mary Elizabeth Potter

Mary Elizabeth Potter

Knoxville, Tennessee

Mary Elizabeth Potter Knoxville - Mary Elizabeth Potter, born September 19, 1931, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 18, 2020. Preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Potter; daughters, Kathy Thacker Gregg and Melissa Potter Hipsher; son, Carl Potter;...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Charles Smith

Charles Smith

Knoxville, Tennessee

Charles Smith Knoxville - Charles Preston "Butch" Smith was born November 15, 1953 and passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020. Preceded in death by parents Charles M. Smith and Virginia Smith, grandparents Eli and Myrtle Smith and John Luther and Hazel Cockrum. Survivors,...

Frank Martin "Skip" Smith Iii

Frank Martin "Skip" Smith Iii

Atlanta, Georgia

Frank "Skip" Martin Smith III Atlanta - Frank Martin Smith III, familiarly known as "Skip," died early in the morning on October 15th due to complications from lung cancer. He was the grandson of Colonel Frank M. Smith and Margaret Kyle "(Miss Doodle)"Smith and the son of...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Dr Robert Switzer Iii

Dr Robert Switzer Iii

Knoxville, Tn

Dr Robert Switzer III Knoxville, TN - Dr. Robert "Bob" Switzer III, of Knoxville, TN, passed into eternal life peacefully on October 18, 2020. Born in 1943 to Robert and Elayne Switzer, Bob was raised in upstate New York where he excelled in many areas but particularly...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 22, 2020.

Aubrey "Ray" Truxillo

Aubrey "Ray" Truxillo

Blaine, Tennessee

Aubrey "Ray" Truxillo Blaine - Aubrey "Ray" Truxillo, age 76 of Blain, Tennessee passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Please visit www.gentrygriffey.com for updates.

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Seldon Louis Valentine

Seldon Louis Valentine

Knoxville, Tennessee

Seldon Louis Valentine Knoxville - Valentine, Seldon Louis, 78, of Knoxville, TN passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center after a five year battle with multiple myeloma and heart failure. S.L. was preceded in death by parents, Seldon and...

Claude Edward Vance

Claude Edward Vance

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Claude Edward Vance Mr. Claude Edward Vance age 75, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020, from complications of Parkinson's disease and a brain bleed. He graduated from Seymour High School and received a degree from the University of TN. Mr. Vance retired from Flower...

Margaret Ward

Margaret Ward

Knoxville, Tennessee

Margaret Ward Knoxville - Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants. Psalm 116:15 Margaret Ann Ward passed away peacefully, the morning of October 17, 2020, at the age of 88. She was a D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution) service award...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

Marianne Hodgin Weston

Marianne Hodgin Weston

Greenback, Tennessee

Marianne Hodgin Weston Greenback - Marianne Hodgin Weston age 83 of Greenback passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Marianne was a member of Sciote Cambridge City Sorority. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Lenoir City. Marianne was a retired school teacher...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 20, 2020 to Oct. 25, 2020.

Jane Byington WIlliams

Jane Byington WIlliams

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Jane Byington WIlliams Oak Ridge - Williams, Jane Byington of Oak Ridge died October 17, 2020. Mrs. Williams was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oak Ridge. She loved reading, Times crossword puzzles, music and served as a member and soloist in the church choir. Mrs....

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 19, 2020 to Oct. 21, 2020.

October 19, 2020

In Memoriam

Skylar MacKenzie Piety 11/14/1992- 10/19/2018

In Memoriam

Skylar MacKenzie Piety 11/14/1992- 10/19/2018

Knoxville, Tennessee

In Loving Memory Of Skylar MacKenzie Piety 11/14/1992- 10/19/2018 Not a day goes by that we don't think of and miss you. Your life was precious and it mattered to so many. It was taken by carelessness without apology but God had you in his hands on that beautiful Friday...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2020.

Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Cox

Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Cox

Knoxville, Tennessee

Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Cox Knoxville - Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Cox, age 71, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 16, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a faithful and loving wife, mother, Nana, sister, and aunt. She graduated from Fulton High School and...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

Jimmy Jack "Jj" Hatmaker Jr.

Jimmy Jack "Jj" Hatmaker Jr.

Lake City, Tennessee

Jimmy Jack "JJ" Hatmaker Jr. Lake City - Jimmy Jack "JJ" Hatmaker Jr., age 48 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020. JJ was born September 5, 1972 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Jimmy Jack Hatmaker Sr and Linda Sue Foust Hatmaker. Jimmy was a...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

Ronald James Pierpont

Ronald James Pierpont

Sevierville, Tennessee

Ronald James Pierpont Sevierville - On October 4, 2020, Ronald James Pierpont, 68, passed away peacefully at his residence in Sevierville, TN, with his loved ones by his side. His passing comes after a year-long battle with stage IV stomach cancer. Ron was born on April...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

Dr. James G. Place II

Dr. James G. Place II

Knoxville, Tennessee

>Dr. James G. Place, II Knoxville - On October 16, 2020, a peaceful, fall day, Dr. James Gilbert Place II, passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends, ending an active life full of accomplishments and love for his fellow man and his family. This beloved man had...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

R. C. "Duke" Rowan Iii

R. C. "Duke" Rowan Iii

Lenoir City, Tennessee

R. C. "Duke" Rowan III Lenoir City - R.C. "Duke" Rowan, III, born July 6, 1942 passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020. Duke was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School, East Tennessee State University, served in the United States Coast Guard, and retired from Y-12 Plant. He was...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 18, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

Nancy Reynolds Strasser

Nancy Reynolds Strasser

Englewood, Tennessee

Nancy Reynolds Strasser Englewood - Nancy Reynolds Strasser, 78, of Englewood, died Sunday, October 18, 2020. She was a lifelong resident of Englewood, TN and was the daughter of the late Max W. and Irene Miller Reynolds, sister of the late Hugh M. Reynolds, and...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 18, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

Mary W. Higgins Waldroup

Mary W. Higgins Waldroup

Knoxville, Tennessee

Mary W. Higgins Waldroup Knoxville - Mary W. Higgins Waldroup passed away Wednesday October 14, 2020 at the age of 95. Mary grew up in Coeburn, Virginia where she graduated from Coeburn High School and met her husband Larry. After Larry returned from WWII service they were...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020.

October 18, 2020

Margaret Blazier

Margaret Blazier

Lenoir City, Tennessee

Margaret Blazier Lenoir City - Margaret E. Blazier, age 93 of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020. She was of the Lutheran faith and was retired from Sears Preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William "Bill" Blazier and her daughter, Joanie...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Marcella Cabage

Marcella Cabage

Knoxville, Tennessee

Marcella Cabage Knoxville - Marcella A. Cabage - age 92, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Cedar Lane United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband who she missed...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

A. June Cannon

A. June Cannon

Knoxville, Tennessee

A. June Cannon Knoxville - A. June Cannon, age, 88 of Knoxville formerly of Johnson City passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020. She was a member of Norwood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Cannon; son, Cecil Cannon, III; mother and father,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Ronald Martin Canon Ph.D.

Ronald Martin Canon Ph.D.

Knoxville, Tennessee

Ronald Martin Canon, PhD Knoxville - Ronald Martin Canon, PhD, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. Ron is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 54 years, Mary Alice Canon; sons and daughters-in-law Jeff and...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Rev. James B. Caylor

Rev. James B. Caylor

Seymour, Tennessee

Rev. James B. Caylor Seymour - Rev. James B. Caylor, age 84 of Seymour, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 16, 2020. He was a loving husband, dad, grandfather and great grandfather. James was a member of Fairpark Evangelistic Church, a Sunday School teacher,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Herbert L. Crandall (H.l.) Jr.

Herbert L. Crandall (H.l.) Jr.

Knoxville, Tennessee

Herbert L. Crandall, JR (H.L.) Knoxville - Herbert L. Crandall, JR (H.L.), age 82, passed away on October 10th at his home surrounded by his loving family. H.L. was born in Foley, AL on August 13, 1938, with four brothers and two sisters. H.L. is preceded in death by his...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Thomas J. Dossett Jr.

Thomas J. Dossett Jr.

Round Rock, Tx

Thomas J. Dossett Jr. Round Rock, TX - Thomas J. "Jeff" Dossett, Jr., our beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend to many, left us on October 6, 2020. He blessed this world and those who knew him with 77 years of love and service to his family, his...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

James Dorman Edmonds (Jim)

James Dorman Edmonds (Jim)

Knoxville, Tennessee

James (Jim) Dorman Edmonds Knoxville - Jim Edmonds, age 83, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Karen and David's home. His final days were filled with lots of joy, laughter and love. Jim was a Veteran of the United States Army Security Agency stationed on Okinawa for...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 8, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Rebecca Jane Wisecarver Foust (Becky)

Rebecca Jane Wisecarver Foust (Becky)

Morristown, Tennessee

Rebecca (Becky) Jane Wisecarver Foust Rebecca (Becky) Jane Wisecarver Foust passed away on October 15, 2020 at the age of 66 after a fourteen-month battle with brain cancer. Rebecca was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd and Ruth Wisecarver, and her brother, William...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Claire Growden

Claire Growden

Maryville, Tennessee

Claire Growden Maryville - Gertrude Claire McWilliams Growden, age 91, of Maryville, TN, died at her home on October 12, 2020. Born January 9, 1929, in Tucson, AZ, Claire was the second of three daughters of the late James Everett and Helen Elizabeth Robinson McWilliams....

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Anna Ruth McKissic Henley

Anna Ruth McKissic Henley

Cleveland, Tennessee

Anna Ruth McKissic Henley Anna Ruth McKissic Henley . On Tuesday, October 13, just before sunset, our Heavenly Father looked upon His weary servant, Anna McKissic Henley, and, while surrounded by her loving family, sent His angels to carry her home. She was the last...

Gene Lambert

Gene Lambert

Loudon, Tennessee

Gene Lambert Loudon - Johnny Eugene Lambert "Gene" - age 88 of Loudon passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, after a brief illness. Gene was a child of God and very strong in his faith. He retired from ORNL after 26 years of service; during his employment, he served as a...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Elizabeth Clersie McKinney

Elizabeth Clersie McKinney

Knoxville, Tennessee

Elizabeth Clersie McKinney Elizabeth Clersie McKinney of Knoxville gained her Heavenly wings on Monday, October 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Rucker, and Ruth Etter Rucker, and grandparents who raised her, Charlie and Eliza Cain, Step-Mothers,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Thomas Douglas "Doug" Mincy

Thomas Douglas "Doug" Mincy

Maryville, Tn

Thomas Douglas "Doug" Mincy Maryville, TN - The family of Thomas Douglas "Doug" Mincy and MDM Trucking would like to express our immense gratitude to everyone that offered prayers, visits, food, flowers, cards, kindness, and beyond during and after our time of loss. We would...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Josephine Ballinger "Jo" Minton

Josephine Ballinger "Jo" Minton

Clinton, Tennessee

Josephine "Jo" Ballinger Minton Clinton - Josephine "Jo" Ballinger Minton aged 95 of Clinton, TN. passed away in Chattanooga, TN. on Tuesday October 13, 2020. Jo grew up in New Market, TN. She was part of the WWII war effort in Oak Ridge, TN. and later retired from the...

Connie Morin

Connie Morin

Knoxville, Tennessee

Connie Morin Knoxville - Connie D. Morin age 62, of South Knoxville passed away suddenly Monday, October 12, 2020 at her home. Connie was born on June 9, 1958 to the late Bruce Monroe and Naomi Miller. She was a graduate of Central High School. Connie had many hobbies that...

Philip Douglas Parkey

Philip Douglas Parkey

Knoxville, Tennessee

Philip Douglas Parkey Phil Parkey peacefully passed away on September 16, 2020, at Duke University Hospital after a brave and valiant fight to survive a lung transplant as the only cure for his advanced lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. When given the chance to...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Tom Parkhill Jr.

Tom Parkhill Jr.

Knoxville, Tennessee

Tom Parkhill Jr. Knoxville - Thomas Marion Parkhill, Jr., father of Tom Parkhill, III, and father to Mick Fowler, went Home Sunday, October 11, to thank his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ face to face for the good life, good gifts, He'd given him for 95 years and to rejoin his...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 12, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Peggie Faye Phillips

Peggie Faye Phillips

Knoxville, Tennessee

Peggie Faye Phillips Knoxville - Peggie Faye Phillips, age 70, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was in the first graduating class at Doyle High School. Peggie loved working with BBQ and that is what attracted Steve to her in the...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Patton Orus Piper Sr.

Patton Orus Piper Sr.

Acworth, Ga

Patton Orus Piper Sr. Acworth, GA - Patton (Pat) Orus Piper, Sr., age 69, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at his residence in Acworth GA. Born on March 29, 1951 in Knoxville, TN to his late parents, Bill and Naoma Piper, Pat worked for many years in sales in the...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Ralph Ray

Ralph Ray

New Tazewell, Tennessee

Ralph Ray New Tazewell - Ralph Ray-age 73 of New Tazewell, born September 14, 1947; he was born and raised in Sharps Chapel and passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Tipprell,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson

Knoxville, Tennessee

Steve Robinson Knoxville - Steve Robinson, age 69 of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Please visit www.gentrygriffey.com for updates and to sign the online registry.

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Wayne Rosenbaum

Wayne Rosenbaum

Corryton, Tennessee

Wayne Rosenbaum Corryton - Wayne H. Rosenbaum - age 87 of Corryton, TN went to be with the Lord and his loving wife of 52 years on Monday, October 12, 2020. Member of Branville Baptist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran. For many years Wayne worked building homes for families to...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Gary "Wayne" Sweet

Gary "Wayne" Sweet

Knoxville, Tennessee

Gary "Wayne" Sweet Knoxville - Gary "Wayne" Sweet, Sr., age 66 of Knoxville passed away suddenly due to COVID-19 on October 13, 2020. He was born November 28, 1953 to Austin Sweet and Oma J. Terry. Wayne was a successful business owner, who proudly founded and operated Sweet...

Jerry Wayne Whitehead

Jerry Wayne Whitehead

Knoxville, Tennessee

Jerry Wayne Whitehead Knoxville - Jerry Wayne Whitehead, 76, passed away October 12, 2020. Born September 12, 1944 in Smyrna, Tennessee, Jerry was the son of the late Clay Whitehead and Alene Woods Whitehead. Jerry attended Shelbyville Central High School in Shelbyville,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 17, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

Barbara J. Shoffner Woods

Barbara J. Shoffner Woods

Powell, Tennessee

Barbara J. Shoffner Woods Barbara J. Shoffner Woods, age 81, passed away at Parkwest Medical Center on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Ed and Edna Strader Shoffner. Mrs. Woods was a realtor and was a member of Springhill Baptist Church. She...

Mary A. Green Woody

Mary A. Green Woody

Knoxville, Tennessee

Mary A. Green Woody Knoxville - Mary Green Woody, age 96, passed away Thursday morning October 15, 2020. Preceded in death by husband, Calvin C. Green of 52 years and Frank A Woody; son, C. Edward Green and three brothers. Survived by son, Calvin and wife Carolyn and...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 18, 2020.

October 17, 2020

Eric Thales Craig-Bettis

Eric Thales Craig-Bettis

Knoxville, Tennessee

Eric Thales Craig-Bettis Knoxville - We are heartbroken to announce that Thales passed unexpectedly Saturday at his farm. Thales was a beloved son to Kathryn Louise Craig and Eric Taylor Bettis, both of Knoxville. He is survived by both of his parents, his siblings Frances,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

Judy D. Crawford

Judy D. Crawford

St. Petersburg, Fl

Judy D. Crawford St. Petersburg, FL - Judy D. Crawford, 84, of St. Petersburg, FL passed away October 5, 2020, unexpectedly due to heart complications. She was born October 19, 1935, to the late William and Anne Daniel, in New Orleans, LA. She married Jimmy K. Crawford...

Doris Crowell

Doris Crowell

Kingston, Tn

Doris Crowell Kingston, TN - Doris Marie Cherry Crowell of Kingston, TN passed away on October 15, 2020. She was a long-time member of Young's Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Kingston TN where she served as Treasurer for thirty plus years. She graduated from Roane...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

Saramma George

Saramma George

Knoxville, Tennessee

Saramma George Knoxville - Saramma O. George, age 84 of Knoxville, and formerly of Thrissur, Kerala State, India passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020. She was a Seventh Day Adventist, and was a member of Village Seventh Day Church in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Saramma is...

Patricia Hardin Harper (Trish)

Patricia Hardin Harper (Trish)

Knoxville, Tennessee

Patricia (Trish) Hardin Harper Knoxville - Patricia (Trish) Hardin Harper, age 52, of Knoxville, TN passed away on October 15, 2020. Preceded in death by her first husband, Robbie Russell; mother, Myrna J. Hardin; father, Robert (Bob) W. Hardin; sister, Cathy Hardin...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

Donald D. Lovely

Donald D. Lovely

Lake City, Tennessee

Donald D. Lovely Donald D. Lovely, age 82, a native of Lake City, passed away on Oct. 14, 2020. Born May 4, 1938, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Fleda Louise Phillips Lovely, in 2017. While the middle initial "D" was not associated with a specific name,...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

Nina Ruth Russell Thompson

Nina Ruth Russell Thompson

Sweetwater, Tennessee

Nina Ruth Russell Thompson Sweetwater - Nina Ruth Russell Thompson age 78 of Sweetwater formerly of Greenback passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren on Friday, October 16, 2020. Nina was a very special mom, mamaw, sister, aunt and friend....

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

Virginia Weaver

Virginia Weaver

Knoxville, Tennessee

Virginia Weaver Knoxville - Virginia Ann Weaver of Knoxville, born November 24, 1942, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, October 15, 2020, at the age of 77. Virginia was a retired nurse and a member of Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 16, 2020 to Oct. 17, 2020.

October 16, 2020

John Henry Byrd

John Henry Byrd

Knoxville, Tennessee

John Henry Byrd John Henry Byrd departed this life October 12, 2020 at his home. He was born March 10, 1952 in Monroe, North Carolina to the parents of Harry Lee Byrd and Maggie Anna Byrd. He was preceded in death by parents, sisters, Mary Anna Brewer and Helen Louise...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020.

Deborah Childress

Deborah Childress

Knoxville, Tennessee

Deborah Childress Knoxville - Deborah J. Childress, 68, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on October 12, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband Charles Wyrick and brother Edward "Bubba" Sharpe. She is survived by her daughter Katrina (Michael Kitts) Wyrick,...

Edward DeBord

Edward DeBord

Kingston, Tn

Edward DeBord Kingston, TN - Edward Allen DeBord age 67 of Kingston, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Roane Medical Center. Edward worked for TVA Kingston Fossil Plant for over 30 years. Edward is survived by his wife Sheri DeBord of Kingston, TN, mother, Mary Jane...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020.

Vanda Marie Earles

Vanda Marie Earles

Knoxville, Tennessee

Vanda Marie Earles Sister Vanda Marie Earles entered eternal rest to be with her Lord on Monday, October 12, 2020. She was born on a Wednesday in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 10, 1956 to Calvin Tuggle and Wilbur Frazier McKinney. Vanda worked at St. Mary's Medical...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020.

Shirley L. Underwood Enter

Shirley L. Underwood Enter

Seymour, Tn

Shirley L. Underwood Enter Seymour, TN - Shirley L. Underwood Enter, age 75 of Seymour, TN passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Shirley was a member of Seymour First Baptist Church and was a full time prayer warrior. She was a supportive Navy wife for 58 years who loved...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 15, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020.

Bettie Gray

Bettie Gray

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bettie Gray Knoxville - Bettie Joe Brock Gray died Monday, October 12, 2020 with her daughters by her side. Known for her sweet tea, strong opinions, and always having an extra plate for anyone hungry, she will be missed. Her family mourns her passing, but rejoices her...

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Oct. 13, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020.