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Willie Lee Beal Sr.

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Willie Lee Beal Sr. Obituary
Willie Lee Beal, Sr.

Knoxville, TN

Willie Lee Beal, Sr., age 93, of Knoxville, Tennessee, peacefully departed this life at his home, Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Born in Demopolis, Alabama May 29, 1925, he was a devoted husband, father and member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served as trustee. He was a 33rd degree Mason, member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge and a Prince Hall Shriner, he retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company after 42 years of service.

Preceded in death by his loving, devoted wife of 65 years, Ella; mother, Mary Beal; brothers: John, Jimmy, and Charlie; son, William Beal II, and infant daughter Deitra. Survivors, daughters, Gwyndolyn (Anthony) Crutcher, Chattanooga, TN, Cynthia Irvin; son, Larry (Sonja) Beal ; daughter-in-law, Betty Beal; sisters, Emma (Ernest) Johnson and Saundra (Felix) Phillips, all of Knoxville, grandchildren: William, Edie, Anthony, Larry, Dytra, Amari, Chloe', Alia, and Sadiqua; eighteen great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, a loving extended family and a host of special friends.

. The celebration of Willie's life will be Tuesday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, visitation with family at 11:00 am, immediately followed by the service with Rev. Christopher Battle officiating, at 12 noon.

Interment East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (Lyons View).

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Sept. 12 to Sept. 16, 2018
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