Our Obituaries

Hazel Moore

December 8, 1949 - January 27, 2018


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Jack Wayne Sharp

December 19, 1938 - January 24, 2018


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Hardy Phil Weaver

August 15, 1937 - January 22, 2018

Weaver, Hardy Phil 80 of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully at his home Monday, January 22, 2018. In his youth, he had the honor of being an Eagle Scout. He was a proud US Veteran serving in the Air Force and Air National Guard. Phil owned and operated Phil Weaver's Cafeteria for over 30 years where he later retired, hanging up his chef's hat. He then founded Weaver Iron Works in 1983 and...
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Patricia Josephine Glenn

March 20, 1937 - January 14, 2018

Patricia J. Glenn, age 80 of Maryville, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Preceded in death by her parents, Jake and Iva Dixon; sisters, Eudora Flynn, Ellen Gardner, and Hellen Southerland; son, Tim Glenn; great-grandsons, Cody Wells, Tucker Wells, and Mileak Sexton. Survived by husband, Raymond Glenn; brother, Ken Dixon; children, Priscilla Strickland, Jerry Glenn, Lana (Joan) Robbins,...
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Alan Dale Davis

August 18, 1957 - January 14, 2018

Dale Davis, age 60 of Strawberry Plains, passed away January 14, 2018. He was a member of Grace Community Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. Preceded in death by his father, Milum "Jay" Davis. Survivors include loving wife of 30 years, Lamonya Davis; daughters, Heidi (Scott) Willocks and Heather (Todd) Davis-Neal; 4 grandchildren, Lily, Miles, Parker, and...
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Ruby Virginia Prince

November 16, 1924 - December 31, 2017

Ruby Virginia (Green) Prince, age 93 of Kodak, went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2017 and is now residing with her loved ones. She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah and Susie Green; husband of 50 years, Charlie Wesley Prince; 2 daughters, Katherine Priscilla Prince and Charlotte Ann (Prince) Ingraham; siblings, Walter Green, Frank and Mary Green, Curtis and Barbara Green, Daisy ...
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Arlene Farley

February 20, 1931 - December 31, 2017

Arlene Farley, age 86 of Corryton, passed away December 31, 2017. She was a member of Wooddale Baptist Church and retired from Circle F Western store. Arlene was preceded in death by husband, Elbert Farley; and son, Paul Farley of the United States Marine Corp. She is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, John and Sharon Farley and Charles and Tamara Farley; 2 grandchildren, Stacey Rader and...
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Michael Brandon Williams

January 31, 1979 - December 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Dennis Steve Glenn

May 4, 1957 - December 29, 2017

Dennis "Steve" Glenn, age 60, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 29, 2017. He was a faithful member of Bays Mountain Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army and Air Force Reserve. Steve retired from the University of Tennessee Medical Center Facilities Planning Department as a draftsman with eighteen years of service. Steve was preceded in death by his...
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Lola Mae Hill Seay

March 2, 1927 - November 21, 2017

Lola Mae Hill Seay, age 90, departed this Earth to her Heavenly home on November 21, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born on March 2, 1927 in Hartford, TN. Lola was a stay at home mom and was an excellent seamstress, making clothes for her family. She also quilted and did needlepoint. She loved Tennessee Basketball and attended the games whenever she had the opportunity. She was a...
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Robert Singer

July 15, 1947 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Bobbie Joe Irick

December 13, 1931 - October 24, 2017

Bobbie Joe Irick, age 85, of Knoxville, passed away on October 24, 2017. She was a member of Kodak Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Josie Pace; husband, Paul Irick, Sr., Elbert Pratt; daughter, Jane Braden; and grandsons, Eddie Scharff , Ronnie Whaley and David Burrell. Survivors include daughters, Mary McAmis, Carolyn Baker, Barbara Wilson, Patricia White, and Joan Irick...
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Kimberly Lou Gardner

April 4, 1957 - October 17, 2017

Kimberly L. Rose Gardner, age 60, passed away October 17, 2017 after a brief illness. Survived by mother, Loretta Rose; brothers, Sonny, Tim, and Jeff; sister, Pat Pendley, all of Central City, Kentucky; son and daughter-in-law, Pastor Chris and Tasha Gardner; 3 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service to be held at a later date. Condolences may be offered at www...
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Anna Cordelia Norwood

September 23, 1929 - October 5, 2017

Anne Norwood, 88, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017. Anne was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church and retired from the University of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rogers Norwood. Survived by sons, Mark (Tammy) Norwood and Tony Norwood; daughters, RogAnne Norwood and Jill (Jack) Martin; grandchildren, April, Kelley, Dustin, Jessica and Matthew;...
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Thula Faye Hatcher

April 25, 1929 - October 4, 2017

Thula Faye Hatcher, born April 25, 1929, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She passed away at her home in New Market, Tennessee surrounded by her family. Thula was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Hatcher and parents Samuel L. and Dixie Monday. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Jimmy and Pearlie Hatcher; Leroy and Jennifer Hatcher; Linda...
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Ernest Pryor Johnson

January 22, 1935 - October 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Hugh Myers

June 1, 1933 - September 29, 2017

Hugh Gene Myers went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 29, 2017. He was a proud veteran and a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church in Mascot. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Roberts Myers, whom he loved and missed dearly; his parents, Millard and Edith Myers; brother, Charlie Myers; and sister-in-law, Sheila Myers. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Evans; son,...
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Billy Edward Collins

September 28, 1934 - September 27, 2017

Billy Edward Collins, age 82, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at home. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. He was retired from the City of Knoxville after 35 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Bryant and Beulah Collins. Survivors include wife of 60 years, Goldie Collins; children, Wayne Collins, Daniel Collins, Ricky Collins, and Jerry...
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Elise Greenup Jourdan

May 18, 1926 - September 12, 2017

Elise Greenup Jourdan, age 91, of Knoxville, passed away on September 12, 2017. She has a doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee. She taught Math at the University of Tennessee at the College of Pharmacy in Memphis and retired as an Office Manager at her husband's medical practice, Paul L. Jourdan, MD. Survivors include spouse, Paul L. Jourdan, MD; son, David Jourdan; daughter,...
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Carol Proffitt

July 18, 1956 - September 5, 2017

Carol Proffitt, age 61, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Beverly Park Place. She was a 1974 graduate of Carter High School and formerly employed by TVA. Carol loved her cats and music. Preceded in death by her father, Nathan Proffitt; and brother, Neil Proffitt. Survivors include mother, Anna Proffitt; brother, Mark Proffitt; aunt, Betty Branson; uncle, Arthur Davis;...
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Charlotte Rose Maples Nelson

February 10, 1933 - September 1, 2017

Charlotte Rose Maples Nelson, age 84, of Southfield, MI, formerly of Strawberry Plains, TN, went to be with the Lord Friday, September 1, 2017. She was retired from General Motors Corp. She was a loving mother and a good friend to many and an artist. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, William E. Elmore, Jr. and wife Sherry D. Elmore; sister, Dottie Griffin and husband Bobby; niece, ...
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R. Louise Martin

May 24, 1929 - August 30, 2017

R. Louise Martin, a resident of Dandridge, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on August 30, 2017. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her beloved husband of 69 years, Jack A. Martin; her daughters, Beverly Naill and Katherine Moore; grandchildren, Lauren (Jamie) Hill, Joseph (Courtney) Naill, Sarah (Bryan) Smith, Lacey (Steve) Metz, and Hadassah ...
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Helen Moffett

June 25, 1921 - August 24, 2017

Helen Moffett, age 96 of Strawberry Plains, went home to be with the Lord on August 24, 2017. She was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Adcock. Mrs. Moffett was a 1940 graduate of Carter High School as well as a graduate of Carson Newman. She retired after 35 years as a teacher at Carter Elementary School. She was the oldest member of Thorn Grove Christian Church. Other than her...
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Walter Herbert Lay

November 18, 1951 - August 22, 2017

Walter Herbert Lay, age 65, died peacefully at home on August 22, 2017. He retired as a Mechanic for Knox County. Preceded in death by parents, Ivan and Lilian Lay; sisters, Christine Ridenour, Willie Ruth Lay; brothers, Gene Lay, Wayne Lay, and Buddy Lay. Survived by sister, Lucy Stipes; brother, Jimmy (Denise) Lay; and several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on August 25,...
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James Patrick Hayes

September 24, 1947 - August 16, 2017

Jim Hayes, age 69 of Knoxville, passed away on August 16, 2017 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Margaret Hayes and his maternal grandmother. Mr. Hayes was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed collecting dragons, the Green Bay Packers and U.T. Football. Mr. Hayes worked as a manager at KenJo Markets. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Shirley Hayes;...
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Bradley Allen Bratten

September 8, 1972 - August 9, 2017

Bradley Allen (Brad) Bratten, age 44, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly at his home Wednesday, August 9, 2017. A graduate of Carter High School, where he was editor of the school newspaper and a member of the Carter 4-H club. Brad traveled to Washington, D.C. as a member of the Knox County 4-H delegation and helped dedicate the Tennessee Room. After high school, Brad attended the...
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James Gordon Rogers

December 5, 1942 - August 8, 2017

James G. Rogers III, 74, of Strawberry Plains, formerly of Knoxville and Jasper, TN, took his last trip August 8, 2017 after a life of travel and fun. He graduated Marion Co. High School where he was All State Conference Fullback. He attended Tennessee Tech and U-T Knoxville. Mr. Rogers was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jasper and a member of Olive Branch Lodge 297 F & M in...
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Frank Charles Krafft

February 23, 1948 - July 26, 2017

Frank C. "Buzz" Krafft, age 69, of Kodak, Tennessee passed away July 26, 2017, after an illness. Buzz is survived by his wife, Susan Artman; his children, Scott and Stacey Krafft; daughter-in-law, Heather Krafft; grandchildren, Bradley and Abigail Krafft; brother, Chris Krafft, wife Carol and family; all of St. Louis. He is also survived by special friends Amelia Tapp of St. Louis and...
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Pauline Linda Garner

January 12, 1954 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Harold Lawson Bodie

May 15, 1931 - July 7, 2017

HAROLD LAWSON BODIE- Age 86 of Knoxville Tennessee passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017. Known by many as Harold, he was always Lawson to his family. Lawson was born on May 15, 1931 in Jay, Florida to Homer Lee and Alene Hughen Bodie. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Aaron, Billy and H. Jerry Bodie; and sister, June Mackey. He is survived by his loving sisters, Joyce Digmon...
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Rachel Bernice Fortenberry

April 11, 1930 - June 11, 2017

Rachel Bernice Fortenberry, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her daughter's (Kathy) house. She was a member of Stoney Point Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles E. Fortenberry and daughter, Brenda Maples. Survivors include children: Charles (Buddy) Fortenberry, James (Charlotte) Fortenberry, Sandy McMurray, Kathy (Teddy) McCloud, Karen Johnson, Randy and...
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William Jones

May 13, 1934 - May 29, 2017

William (Bill) Jones, age 83 of Knoxville, left his earthly home suddenly on Monday, May 29, 2017. He had a love for horses starting back in his younger days. He was a member of Bays Mountain Riding Club for many years which began in the 60's and then he became a member of the East Tennessee Draft Horse and Mule Association. He was featured many times through the years on The Heartland Series...
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Mary Louise Hodges

October 15, 1925 - May 23, 2017

Louise Roach Hodges, age 91 of Knoxville, passed away on May 23, 2017. She was a member of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her parents, Ernest S. and Mable Roach; brother, Ernest Roach, Jr. Survivors include spouse, Ray Hodges; sons, David (Lee Ann) Hodges and Randy (Julie) Hodges; grandchildren, Ryan Hodges, Thomas Hodges, and Ashley (Chris) Sexton; five great...
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E.K. Kenneth E. Waldrop

November 28, 1923 - May 22, 2017

E.K. Waldrop, age 93, of Chattanooga, formerly of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Monday, May 22, 2017. Mr. Waldrop was a Church of God minister for over 58 years, having served as Pastor and Board Member of churches throughout Tennessee and Birmingham, Alabama. He also served as Pastor and Superintendent of Smoky Mountain Children's Home in Sevierville, Tennessee. Mr. Waldrop is preceded in...
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Mary Elaine Ford

July 23, 1937 - May 21, 2017

Mary Elaine Ford, age 78 of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 21, 2017. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Bertha Hancock; husband, James Edward Ford, and several brothers and sisters. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Leonard King and Joy and Larry Bishop; two sons, Danny and Gene...
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Lisa Marie Varshal

June 4, 1962 - May 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Barbara Anne Garcia

November 8, 1957 - May 19, 2017

Barbie Garcia-Dunn, age 59, passed away peacefully in her home in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, May 19, 2017. She was known by many to be full of life and to express happiness and joy to those around her. She had been battling health issues for a number of years but always kept a positive attitude during those hard times. She loved experiencing the world around her, especially riding on the...
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Terry Montgomery

June 18, 1956 - April 30, 2017

Terry L. Montgomery, age 60, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Terry was a devoted husband, father, son, and friend to many. He retired as a Sergeant with the Knox County Sheriff's Office after 28 years of service. Terry loved spending time in the great outdoors on geocaching excursions and studying native trees and plants. Preceded in death by his father, William...
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Dorothy L. Moore

July 22, 1924 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Laura Lynn Breeden

June 7, 1975 - April 23, 2017

Laura Breeden, age 41, of Straw Plains, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Ft. Sanders Transitional Care in Knoxville. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. Preceded in death by father, Thomas Breeden; step father, Mike Washam; brothers Tim, Daniel and Douglas Carter and a nephew Daniel French. Laura is survived by her mother, Brenda Denton; sons, Joshua Breeden and Derek Hatchell;...
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Calvin Clarence Stinnett

November 11, 1947 - March 16, 2017

Calvin Clarence Stinnett, 69, of Kodak, departed this life to be with his Lord on March 16, 2017. He was a Marine Corp Veteran and served two tours in Viet Nam and retired Gunnery Sergeant. He was preceded in death by son, Wesley C. Stinnett; daughter, Samantha Blair; parents, Spencer M. and Trula L. Roberts Stinnett; brothers, Jimmy Stinnett, W.S Stinnett and wife Wanda; sisters, Leoma Stinnett...
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Moses E. Sherman

May 8, 1984 - March 15, 2017

Moses E. Sherman, age 32, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 and is now resting in the arms of the Angels. Mo was a devoted father to his daughter, Mia. He served our country in the United States Army. Preceded in death by his father, Robert G. Sherman; sisters, Deborah Marie and Cindy. Survived by mother, Darlene; daughter, Mia; siblings, Elizabeth, Joshua, Anna, Abraham,...
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Christina Louise Branch

September 2, 1916 - March 9, 2017

Louise Branch, 100, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. Prior to her death, she was a resident of Trinity Nursing Home in Hillsville, Virginia. She was the oldest member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Knoxville. Ms. Branch was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, two brothers and two children, Patsy Branch Gay...
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Richard Todd Bible

January 24, 1980 - February 25, 2017

Richard "Richie" Todd Bible, age 37 of Kodak, passed away on February 25, 2017. He was of the Methodist Faith. Preceded in death by his brother, Samuel Bible, Jr. and mammaw, Mary Lee Ingram. Survivors include wife, Ashley Bible; parents, Sam and Myrtle Bible; sister, Stacy (Chad) Johnson; brother, David Bible; step-sons, Xavier and Liam Gregg; nieces, Emilee Beal and Summer Bible;...
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Robert J. Atkins

October 10, 1932 - February 23, 2017

Robert J. Atkins, age 84, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017. Preceded in death by wife, Onie Mae Atkins. Survived by six children, thirteen grandchildren, and twenty great-grandchildren. He was loved and respected. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Saturday with the funeral service to follow at 7 pm at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home, 7426 Asheville Highway. Rev....
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Debra Ruth Guillory

November 12, 1955 - February 17, 2017

Debra Ruth Guillory, age 61, passed away on February 17, 2017 surrounded by the tear-stained faces of her family and friends at UT Hospital. She was born in Chattanooga, November 12, 1955 but lived many years in Knoxville, TN. Debra had a generous, giving heart and spent herself for her friends and family. She put the needs of others before her own and will be sorely missed by those that loved...
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Floyd Burns

September 24, 1940 - January 26, 2017

.Burns, Floyd Oliver, age 76 of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, January 26, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Riverdale Baptist Church. He was loved by all who knew him and was known for his happy demeanor and kindness to all. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Velma Burns. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sarah Oakley Burns;...
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Jack Eugene Drinnen

October 26, 1933 - January 14, 2017

Jack Eugene Drinnen, age 83, of Strawberry Plains, went to his eternal rest Saturday, January 14, 2017. He was a member of Strawberry Plains United Methodist Church. Jack was an outstanding citizen of the community and played an active role in many of the community programs. Preceded in death by parents, William H. Drinnen and Irene Stiles Drinnen; brother, Haskell Drinnen; brother, Eulis...
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Robert W. Browning

May 29, 1947 - January 11, 2017

Robert W. "Bob" Browning, age 69, passed away on January 11, 2017. He worked for BFI/Waste Connections for almost 40 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Nina Browning; and parents, Sam and Imogene Browning. He leaves behind sons, Steve (Jill), Brian (Chrystal), Thad (Misty) Proffitt; grandchildren, Nathaniel (Katrina), Bryce, Haley, JT; and three great-grandchildren as well as brothers and...
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Linda Lou Mackay

December 11, 1946 - January 10, 2017

Linda Lou Mackay, age 70, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was a physical therapist all of her life and loved helping others. She was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. She had a gypsy heart and loved to serve others and worked hard all her life. Preceded in death by parents, Louis and Dorcas Fischer; and brother, Jimmy Fischer....
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Alan Walter Lawson

October 25, 1952 - January 9, 2017

Alan W. Lawson, age 64, of Knox County, Tennessee, passed away on January 9, 2017. Alan retired as Director of Knoxville/Knox County Emergency Management Agency in February, 2016 after serving the agency for 35 years. He attended The University of Tennessee, graduating in 1974. He very much enjoyed getting together with friends to play golf, listen to music and travel. We are especially thankful...
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Edward A. Thornton

July 31, 1951 - January 8, 2017

Edward A. "Drew" Thornton, age 65, passed away on January 8, 2017. He retired from Data Management at TVA. Preceded in death by his adored wife, Nancy S. Thornton; brother, Richard Thornton of Birmingham, Alabama; and parents, Bob and Mable Thornton of Rockwood. He leaves behind his brothers, Chuck (Kaye) Thornton of Weaverville, North Carolina and David Thornton of Rockwood; brothers and sister...
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Pearlie Marie Wayman

May 28, 1932 - December 31, 2016

Pearlie Marie Hammock Wayman, 84, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She loved crossword puzzles, Gaither music and embroidery. Marie was preceded in death by parents Oty and Thenie Hammock, and several brothers and sisters. Survived by her loving and devoted husband of 56 years, Bill Wayman; son and daughter...
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Brenda Sue Collins

May 13, 1949 - December 18, 2016

Brenda Sue Collins, age 67 of Mascot, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was a life-long member of Green Acres Baptist Church, where she served as youth and choir leader for several years. She was a graduate of Carter High School, class of '67 and Tennessee School of Beauty. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and mamaw. ...
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Bertie Mae Green

September 24, 1946 - December 17, 2016

Bertie Mae Green, age 70, of Pigeon Forge, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 17, 2016. She was always one to speak her mind and to tell you the truth which made her your go-to person for advice and help. She was a confidant to many and a friend to everyone. She always had a song for every occasion and had a Christian juke box in her head that she was always willing to share...
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Kenneth Calvin Nichols

April 30, 1946 - December 10, 2016

Mr. Kenneth Calvin Nichols of Tullahoma was called home to heaven after a long illness where he was cared for over an extended period of time, by his loving daughter Kelly, in her home, in Nashville, TN and his son, Travis on December 10, 2016 at the age of 70.Kenneth is survived by his children, Kelly Lynn Diaz (Paul) of Nashville and Travis Nichols (Lacie) of Tullahoma, grandchildren: Katherine...
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James Roy Clinton

July 13, 1935 - December 7, 2016

Clinton, James R 81 of Knoxville, TN passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016. He is preceded in death by parents, Ted and Minnie Clinton; daughter, Kelly Bowers; sisters, Lora Clinton and Diane Burchett. James is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Betty Jo Clinton; children, Terry (Teresa) Collins; Patty (Thomas) Casteel; Claudette (John) Wilhelm; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren;...
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Mary R. Massey

July 3, 1931 - December 5, 2016

Mary Remmell Massey, age 85, of Strawberry Plains, passed away at Beverly Nursing Home on December 5, 2016. Preceded in death by her husbands, Gillie Jenkins and Robert Massey; sons, Jim Jenkins, Frank Jenkins, and Warren Jenkins. She is survived by her sons, Alvin (Shirley) Jenkins, and Robert (Ginger) Massey; and daughter, Nora (Maynard) Fox. She leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great...
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Betty Sue Nicely

May 18, 1939 - December 1, 2016

Betty Sue Nicely, age 77 of Blaine, passed away at home on Dec. 1, 2016 surrounded by her husband and children. Sue was a member of Lea Spring Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother who adored her grandchildren. Sue's faith in God and love and support from her family and friends gave her strength to fight and never be downhearted about having cancer. Sue was preceded in death by...
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Elizabeth Minnie Dalton

May 27, 1925 - November 25, 2016

Elizabeth M. Dalton age 91 of Corryton passed away on November 25, 2016. She was a member of Three Point Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband Glen (Pete) Dalton, and her son Billy Ray Dalton Sr. She is survived by her daughter Shirley Stanifer; daughter-in-law Shirlene Wyrick and her brother Orville (Alberta) Johnson; sister-in-law Ann Johnson; four grandchildren and 8 great...
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Linda Diane Dockery

January 28, 1947 - November 24, 2016

Linda Diane (King) Dockery, age 69 of Knoxville suddenly passed away into the arms of the Lord on November 24, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents, Allison and Estelle Thurman King; husband Samuel J. Dockery; sister, Evelyn Carpenter; and brother, Edward ( Peanut) King. She is survived by her son Donnie and wife Lisa Dockery; daughter, Cynthia and husband John Sutton and son Timothy...
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Margie Mae Luttrell

August 18, 1931 - November 21, 2016

Margie Mae Luttrell, age 85 passed away on November 21, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband John Luttrell; parents Earl and Alma Williams; brothers Ralph Williams and Chamer Williams and a sister, Lois Fay Williams. She is survived by her brothers: Don Williams and wife Wanda and Claude Williams and wife Vikki; Several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. A Graveside...
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Jenny Lynn Doane

September 16, 1939 - November 20, 2016

Jenny Lynn Doane, "Grainger County Girl", went to meet her Lord and Savior and to reunite with her loved ones on November 20, 2016. She has been a member of Little Valley Baptist Church since 1957. Preceded in death by her parents, Newt and Edna Joyce; siblings, Kayo Joyce, Robert Joyce, Mildred Easterday, Mayme Kerr, and Zelma Doane; granddaughter, Melynda Doane. She is survived by her...
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Robert Earl Boyd

February 1, 1949 - November 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Clara Evelyn Wilhoite

May 10, 1926 - November 15, 2016

Clara Evelyn (Sliger) Wilhoite, age 90 of Strawberry Plains, passed away on November 15, 2016. She was a retired Secretary from Marmon Transmotive. She was a big U.T. Volunteer fan. Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Lee Wilhoite; parents, Harley and Lois Sliger; and brother, Jimmy Sliger. Survivors include sons, Don (Vicky) Wilhoite, David Wilhoite, Gary (Debra) Wilhoite; and Hal ...
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Gregory Lynn Zechman

February 3, 1970 - November 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Hanna Elizabeth Bacon

July 13, 1922 - November 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Betty Bacon

July 13, 1922 - November 5, 2016

Betty Bacon, age 94 of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord November 5, 2016. She was a member of Macedonia Methodist Church and a faithful member of the D.A.R. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Bacon; her parents, John and Nell Rimmer; sister, Dorothy Lethco; and her niece, Barbara Trent. She is survived by her nieces, Jane (Lethco) Corbett and Rubye (Lethco) Rucker; and...
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Ida Jeanette Pratt

March 5, 1929 - November 2, 2016

Ida Jeanette Browning Reed Nichols Pratt went home to be with the Lord November 2, 2016. She is a member of Pratt's Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Willie (Lee) Browning; sisters, Mary Ann McMillan, Betty Sellers, and Ruby Perry; brother, Robert Joseph Browning; 5 brothers-in-law; nephews, Jerry Nichols, Roger Nichols, and Bobby Palmer; great nephew, Scotty...
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James Edward Parton

December 20, 1939 - November 1, 2016

James Edward Parton, age 75 of Pace Florida, went to be with the Lord November 1, 2016. James resided at Santa Rosa Nursing Home for a short time fighting lung and brain cancer. Prior to his illness, he lived with his daughter, Lisa and son-in-law, Jerry. He was a loving father, son, brother, and friend to all who knew him and will be missed. Preceded in death by his father, Brownlow Parton...
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Robert Wayne Watkins

March 23, 1947 - October 19, 2016

Robert "Bob" Wayne Watkins, age 69 of Knoxville, went Home to be with the Lord on October 19, 2016. Preceded in death by his parents, Rush and Edith Watkins. Survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; son, Robert (Vanessa) Watkins, daughter, Jackie Watkins; grandchildren, Alex and Kelsey Watkins, Haylee Bowling, J.T. Rudd; several brothers and sisters-in-law; special friend, Ken Reals; and special...
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Carol Lynn Williams

January 30, 1947 - October 17, 2016

Carol (Nisley) Williams, age 69 of Knoxville, passed away on October 17, 2016. She was employed by Knox County General Sessions Court. Preceded in death by parents, Cecil Nisley and Alice Nisley; sister, Anna Webster; husband, Vaughn Williams. Survived by sisters, Helen Reed, Wanda Gavette, and Francis Mellon; brothers, C.A. Nisley and L.C. Nisley; sons, Chadd Easterday and Todd Easterday;...
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Patricia Anne Thornell

April 9, 1944 - October 2, 2016

Patricia Beavers Thornell, age72 of Knoxville, passed away October 2, 2016.Patricia was preceded in death by her son, Brent Thornell and her granddaughter, Chasity Thornell.She is survived by her son, Clint Thornell and her grandchildren, Brandon and Chad Thornell; her great-grandchildren, Ella, Averie, and Ava; sister, Bonnie Mullen and brother, Bill Beavers.Family will receive friends at...
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Scot Ramsay Prinz

August 18, 1947 - September 17, 2016

Scot R. Prinz, age 69 of Strawberry Plains, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016. He was born August 18, 1947 in Denver, Colorado where he received his Doctorate Degree. Scot proudly served in the U.S. Army and received many medals including a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Dev 60, Army Commendation Medal, and was a life time VFW member...
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Anna Collins

November 9, 1940 - September 13, 2016

Anna Collins (Bones), age 75 of Corryton, went home to be with the Lord on September 13, 2016. She was a member of True Life Ministries Church. Preceded in death by parents, Phillip and Mable Cox; sisters, Loraine Cochran, Ruby Hayworth; husband, Harley Collins; daughter, Lisa Houser; and granddaughter, Tabitha Houser. Survived by brothers, Bud, Adam, Amos, and Darrell; sisters, Rose, Shirley,...
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Anita Ann Osborne

October 25, 1961 - September 4, 2016

Anita Ann (Watson) Osborne, age 54, of Kodak, passed away on September 4, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who devoted her life to raising her babies. She was preceded in death by her best friend and mother, Norma Watson and her grandparents Orville and Lula Daniels. Anita is survived by her husband, David Osborne; daughters Jessica and husband Adam Cummings, and Beverly...
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John Esker Kee

June 8, 1949 - August 22, 2016

John E. Kee, 67 of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 22, 2016. He was a member of Open Doors Outreach Ministries. A proud Vietnam Veteran honored with a Purple Heart, Air Metal, and several more. He was a retired Sprinkler Fitter with Union 669. Preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Watson Cape. Survived by wife of almost 41 years, Cherry Kee; son, John (AJ) W....
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Edith Marie King

May 17, 1938 - August 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Brenda Carlene Parton

October 19, 1959 - August 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Joshua Dale Woodard

June 26, 1978 - July 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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J.P. Wilhite

June 27, 1933 - July 20, 2016

J.P. Wilhite age 83 of Strawberry Plains, passed away on July 20, 2016. He leaves behind his wife of 60 years Barbara Wilhite, his daughter Brenda and husband Robert Taylor, his grandchildren Lorie and Jason Lauderdale and Great grandchild Kloey Lauderdale.Family will receive friends at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home on Friday July 22 from 3-4:30 pm. Family and friends will meet at Trentville...
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George Michael Huff

March 20, 1966 - July 10, 2016

George Michael Huff, age 50, passed away on July 10, 2016. George was a member of George Street United Methodist Church of Jefferson City, Tennessee. George grew up in Andover Township, New Jersey and was a graduate of Sussex County Vocational High School. After graduating high school, George enlisted in the National Guard. He later moved to Florida, where he lived for several years, before...
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Colleen Marie Randles

February 13, 1926 - June 28, 2016

Colleen Marie Randles, age 90 of Strawberry Plains, passed away on June 28, 2016. At the same moment we were weeping, "She's gone", the Angels were shouting, "She's here!" After battling Alzheimer's for the past twelve years, our precious mother is fully at rest. We rejoice that our Lord and Savior has made her whole again. She may have had no memories of us in the end, but we are filled with...
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Lynn G. McCubbins

June 13, 1937 - June 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Ethel Pearl Marsh

June 26, 1924 - June 10, 2016

Ethel Pearl Marsh, age 91, of Knoxville passed away on June 10, 2016. She was a member of John Sevier Baptist Church.She is survived by brother Ron Hutchings, her nieces; Rita Bell, Becky Clark, and nephew Paul Watson, grandchildren; Donna Berlin, Rob Hutchings, and Katie Gregory and Five great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild as well as numerous other family and friends.Family will...
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Mamie Louise Streuly

November 17, 1923 - May 30, 2016

Louise Streuly, age 92 of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2016. She leaves behind 7 children, 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home. Family and friends will gather at Byrds Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2016 for the graveside service...
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Harriet Irene Thurmer

July 23, 1923 - May 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Charles William Merriman

December 15, 1921 - May 18, 2016

Charles "Pete" Merriman, age 94 of Knoxville, passed away on May 18, 2016. He was a member of Pratt's Chapel Baptist Church and retired from Merita Bread Company. Preceded in death by his wife, Leda Ruth Merriman; parents, Sherman and Jennie Merriman; brothers, Tom, Wes, and Clyde; sister, Geneva Naill; and son-in-law, Conard Ogle. He is survived by his son, Jeff Merriman; daughters, Carol Ogle...
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Kermit Joseph Whitmill

April 25, 1920 - May 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Frances Jane Luttrell

December 31, 1926 - May 10, 2016

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Elizabeth Messamore

August 8, 1937 - April 18, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Messamore, age 78 of Knoxville, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Southeast Congregation. Elizabeth was a Seamstress and had done factory work for years and later worked from home. Preceded in death by her husband, James G. Messamore. Survived by her brother, Robert Harper; sisters, Elaine Grinnell, Marlene Stoutenburg,...
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George W. Bridges

February 7, 1934 - April 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Rufus Walker

November 11, 1933 - April 17, 2016

Rufus Walker (Papaw) age 82 of New Market, went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2016. "Now gone from our sight, but forever in our hearts." He was a former employee of Tom's Foods. He was preceded in death by wife, Blanche Walker; sons, Lester and Gary Walker; parents, John and Maude Walker; four brothers and three sisters. He is survived by daughters, Anglia (special son-in-law Earnest) Collins...
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Sidney Elizabeth Scarlett

March 10, 1919 - April 6, 2016

Sidney (Williford) Scarlett,age 97, of Knoxville, entered her eternal home with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 6,2016. She was a charter member of Flint Gap Baptist Church.Preceded in death by parents,George and Ora Williford; husband, Emert Scarlett; brothers,Tom, Henry, and Pat; step-children,Emert Scarlett, Jr., Grace Seals, and Ruby Stiles. Survived by children, Buelah Morgan, Ruth...
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Joan M. Hardin

March 20, 1927 - March 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of McCarty - Evergreen Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Bodine Jewell Stultz

January 21, 1932 - March 28, 2016

Bodine (Bo) Jewell Stultz, 84, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born January 21, 1932 in Hardy, Kentucky. She is the daughter of the late Perry and Gladys Opal Stanley (Scites) of Hardy, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her sister, Rudy "Stanley" Hill. She is survived by her brothers and sisters: Edgar...
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Christopher David Evans

October 16, 1979 - March 22, 2016

EVANS, Christopher David, age 36 of Knoxville, passed away on March 22, 2016.He had a contagious sense of humor and was loved by everyone. Preceded indeath by his father, David Evans. Survived by his mother, Mary Evans; sister,Stacie Evans; and brothers, Tony (Amber) Evans, Tim (Amy) Evans; nieces andnephews, Cody, Taylor, Zack, and Skylar; and great niece, Gracie. Special thanksto the staff at...
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Ireland Reese Wilson

May 30, 1998 - March 22, 2016

WILSON, IRELAND "REESE" age 17 of Knoxville, Tennessee received her Heavenly wings on March 22, 2016. With Brave Wings She Flies! Waiting for her in Heaven, were her beloved grandfathers, Charles H. Wilson and Jim D. Alder, her loving aunt, Susan Wilson Haun, as well as many other family members. Waiting to join her again are her devoted and loving parents, Stacie Alder Templeton & Russell...
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Luther Dalwin Heath

December 16, 1939 - March 13, 2016

HEATH, Dalwin, age 76 of Knoxville, left us unexpectedly on March 13, 2016. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who was full of life and enjoyed his family, motorcycle, guns, and humor. Preceded in death by his parents, Tull and Marie Heath and 3 siblings. He is survived by 8 siblings; his son, Jeff (Aundrea) Heath; daughters, Lisa and Debbie Heath; 9 grandchildren;...
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Lorraine Lorraine Disney

November 18, 1927 - March 2, 2016

.DISNEY, Lorraine (Weenie) 88 of Kodak, went to be with the Lord and her family on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Weenie was a member of Beach Springs Baptist Church; and a loving wife, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Fred M. Disney; and 9 brothers and sisters. Survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Jack (Heidi) Disney, Gary (Brenda) Disney; and...
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