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Clarence Steele Jr.
Mynatt Funeral Home Inc Fountain City Chapel
2829 Rennoc Rd
Knoxville, TN
Clarence Steele, Jr.

Knoxville, TN

Clarence (Papaw Pinkey) Everett Steele, Jr., born January 30, 1920 and passed peacefully surrounded by his family on September 17, 2016. He was a member of Alice Bell Baptist Church, Masters Masonic Lodge No. 244 F & A.M. and Arema Chapter Eastern Star. Clarence served in the Navy as an Aviation Electronic Technician in World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence E. Steele, Sr., and Martha Lydia Ausbon Steele; brother, C.H. (Jake) Steele; and granddaughter, Grace Katherine Montgomery. He is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years, Helen Hansard Steele; daughters, Teresa (Terri) Steele, Angela Montgomery (husband Tim); grandchildren, Sara Lewis and husband Danny, of Fort Rucker, AL, Jason Crigger and wife Amanda of Fort Campbell, KY, and Martha Anderson and husband Derek, of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Kinleigh Lewis, Taytum Lewis, Jacob Anderson, Skye Crigger, and Serenity Crigger; and many loving cousins, nephews, extended family members and dear friends. The family would like to thank the many people who have stood beside them and lifted them up in prayer during this difficult time.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2016 at Alice Bell Baptist Church, 3305 Alice Bell Rd., Knoxville, TN, 37917 with funeral to follow at 7:00 p.m., Pastor Richard Spencer officiating. Family and friends will meet at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 12:45 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016 for a 1:00 p.m. graveside service with military honors by the U.S. Naval Reserves. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Crigger, Danny Lewis, Darryl Cox, Jay Hansard, Eli Hansard, and Tim Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Reagan, Voyd Keck, Art Davis, Jack Arms and the members of Masters Masonic Lodge and the Fidelity (Fellowship) Class at Alice Bell Baptist Church. Floral services by Petree's Flowers and professional funeral services by Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Published by Knoxville News Sentinel from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2016.
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Dear Helen,
I'm so sorry to hear of Clarence's passing away. i'm also sorry that i couldn't be at the funeral but right now i'm having some health issues. Please know that my entire family is praying for you and your family. From the family of Ruby HANSARD LAW.
Vivian L. England
September 19, 2016
To the Steele Family,
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Janet Farmer Vaughn
September 19, 2016
Keeping your family in my prayers.
Teresa Gentry Smith
September 19, 2016
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