Mary Loretta Ailey
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Mary Loretta Ailey

Friendsville - Mary Loretta Ailey, 76 of Friendsville passed away Friday September 18,2020. Preceded in death by husband Edwin Ailey; parents, James and Lovetta Guthrie; sister, Joan Lee Gunter; and great-grandson, Aaron Conner Barnes. Loretta is survived by daughters, Angelia (Beaver) Dean, Annette (Michelle) Ailey and Arelene (Terry) Bryant; sons Eric (Shannon) Ailey and Eddy Ailey; 13 Grandchildren and 17 Great-Grandchildren; brothers, Freddie Guthrie and Ronald (Beverly) Guthrie; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet Thursday September 24, 2020 at Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens for a 3 p.m. graveside service officiated by William (Beaver) Dean. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to help cover funeral expenses. Condolences may be offered at

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2020.
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September 22, 2020
She was an amazing grandma. She was loved dearly and will be missed greatly.
September 21, 2020
She was a wonderful grandma. I have many great memories thanks to her.
September 21, 2020
She was the best grandmother. My childhood is full of sweet memories, many of them thanks to her.
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