Our Obituaries

Grace KOEPPE

May 17, 1924 - December 14, 2017

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Emily Evans Wolff

June 26, 1925 - December 12, 2017

Emily Evans Wolff, age 92 of Vonore passed away on December 12, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 26th, 1925, but her earliest childhood was spent in Dayton, Ohio and Buffalo, New York. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Winifred Evans, and her husband Victor Wolff. In 1977, she graduated from Brooklyn College. Emily was a gifted writer, especially of poetry. ...
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Opal C. Bounds

June 11, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Opal C. Bounds, age 92 of Knoxville passed away on December 11, 2017. She was a member of Norwood United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her parents Sherman and Maggie Claiborne; siblings: Mrs. Carrie (Roma) Shelby, Mr. Earl Claiborne (Francis), Mrs. Ruby (Nick) Gibson, Mrs. Ruth (Buck) Chambers and Mrs. Dean (Bill) Harris. Opal was proud of her previous employment as the...
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Janice Lee Hudson

May 27, 1949 - December 6, 2017

Janice Lee Hudson, age 68 of Knoxville went home to be with the Lord on December 6, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Gerald and Emily Preiss and a member of New Covenant Fellowship. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. Janice had previously worked at the Days Inn and at Suburban Dry Cleaners. Survivors include her husband Theodore "Ted" Hudson;...
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Jane Carolyn Cherry

October 16, 1929 - December 6, 2017

JANE CARLISLE CHERRY (1929-2017)Jane Carlisle Cherry died on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in Knoxville, TN, of complications of dementia and pneumonia. Jane was born October 16, 1929. She grew up in Plano, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Robert Carter Cherry, and by her parents, Willie Glynne and Minnalee Carlisle. She is survived by her three children, Carolyn...
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Bonnie Secreast

March 9, 1923 - November 27, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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Norma Jean Travis

March 17, 1938 - November 24, 2017

Norma "Jean" Travis, age 79 of Knoxville, went to be with her Heavenly Father and husband Ray on November 24, 2017, the 48th wedding anniversary of her and Ray. Preceded in death by her parents, Paul Rose and Magnolia Kitts; husband, Ray Travis; son, Ricky Harmon; daughter, Melissa Hanson; brother, Ronnie Kitts. Survived by sons, Jeff and wife Jamie Travis and Jamie and wife Kelli Travis;...
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Dorothy Jean Mason

January 1, 1930 - November 22, 2017

Dorothy Jean (Jeanne) Tipton Mason, 87, of Maryville, TN passed away in the late evening of Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Jeanne is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde L. and Nancy S. Tipton, infant sister Doris June Tipton, and Gladys S. Van Hook, her aunt raised as her sister. Jeanne was baptized and married at Broadway United Methodist Church (Maryville, TN) and after moving to Rockwood,...
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Mitchell William Keener

August 31, 1932 - November 18, 2017

Mitchell W. Keener, age 85, of Knoxville, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. He served in the United States Air Force where he attained the rank of Sergeant. Mitchell retired from TVA. After retiring from TVA he sold real estate then retired, and then worked with T. L. Bowers building custom homes. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Lee Keener; parents, Harley C. and Winnie D....
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Shawn Paul CADARET

April 27, 1965 - November 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Vnora Sprouse

November 30, 1924 - November 8, 2017

Vnora Sprouse, age 92 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Willow Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Maynardville. Mrs. Sprouse was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Glenn E. Sprouse, parents Will Moore and Gay Harmon Moore, one sister and five brothers. Mrs. Sprouse is survived by sisters: Wanda Sue Wright, Nancy (Roger) Freeberg, and Linda (Ronald)...
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Mabel Collins

July 31, 1938 - November 8, 2017

Mabel Collins, age 79 of Knoxville, passed away on November 8, 2017. Preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Jesse Reed and former husband Boyd Collins. Survivors include her brother, Tommy Reed and special friend, Chris Barr. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm in Sherwood Memorial Gardens with Pastor Bobby Hollingsworth, officiating. Sherwood Chapel,...
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Robert Lynn Crye

July 31, 1961 - November 6, 2017

Robert Lynn Crye, age 56 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on November 6, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Eugene Crye. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Owens Crye; sons: Tanner Jackson Crye and Trevor Owen Crye of Norcross, Georgia; daughters: Samantha Tyler Crye and Virginia Teagan Crye of Norcross, Georgia; former wife, Leslie Sweet Crye, also of Norcross; siblings...
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Armando Savournin

January 5, 1923 - November 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Joseph Wesley Houchins

February 13, 1951 - October 20, 2017

Joseph (Joe) Wesley Houchins, 66, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on October 20, 2017, in his family home. He was born in Knoxville to Douglas and Mary (Blevins) Houchins. He graduated from Doyle High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from East Tennessee State University. He worked with his brother for Houchins Construction for many years building homes for friends and family,...
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Melanie HENRY

January 7, 1960 - October 14, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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William Ray Housewright

November 27, 1946 - October 5, 2017

William Ray (Bill) Housewright, age 70, of Seymour entered into Heaven on October 5, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer, heart attacks, and stroke. Bill attended Friendly Chapel Baptist and Blount Baptist Churches. He was an avid fisherman , a loyal husband, and a loving father. Bill was preceded in death by his father, Bill Housewright; mother, Onalee Henson; step-father, Frank Henson;...
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Anthony Thomas Blakley

December 6, 1951 - October 5, 2017

Anthony Thomas "Tony" Blakley, age 65, husband, father, grandfather and dear friend to all, passed away peacefully October 5, 2017 at MUSC Charleston, SC. He was born in Kingsport, TN December 6, 1951 to Bill and Norma Blakley. Tony attended Sullivan High School where he excelled at sports, especially baseball. He received a scholarship to play baseball for Brewton Parker College which led to...
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Richard Vernon Spencer

July 9, 1949 - September 27, 2017

Spencer, Richard V. (Rick) 68 of Louisville, TN was welcomed by his ancestral family and friends into the arms of his Heavenly Father Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was an active and devoted member who served many roles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Knox 1st and Maryville Wards. Rick was a graduate of Brigham Young University. He held a Bachelor of Science in...
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Dennis Wade Sayre

May 1, 1963 - September 26, 2017

Dennis Wade SayreMay 1, 1963September 25, 2017Romans 8:19 "For the earnest expectation of the creature waits for the manifestation of the sons of God."Let me tell you about my love..Some of you know about the amazing life we had together and the many places and things we shared in our Lord. I want you to know that I love him with every fiber of my being, and I have absolutely no regrets for...
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Joseph Paul Lollar

September 17, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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James Leslie Ingram

February 21, 1928 - September 13, 2017

James "Jim" Leslie Ingram, age 89, of Alcoa, passed away on September 13, 2017. He graduated from Knoxville High School. He retired from TVA after 37 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Broadway Baptist Church and was an avid golfer. He is preceded in death by, his parents, Myers and Anna Mae Ingram; and brother, Richard Ingram. He is survived by...
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Charles Audrey Thomas

August 30, 1934 - September 6, 2017

Charles Audrey "Buckshot" Thomas, age 83, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on September 6, 2017. He was a mechanical genius. He worked as an armorer at ORNL. He was a long time member of North Knoxville Baptist Church. He was a loving husband and father. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Ola Thomas; three brothers; and one sister. He is survived by his loving wife...
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John Robert Lawson

August 25, 1959 - September 4, 2017

John Robert Lawson, age 58, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on September 4, 2017. He served in the United States Navy. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and he loved UT Football. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harmon and Peggy Lawson; and son, Michael Lawson. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dana Lawson; son, Brandon Lawson (Stephanie); daughters, Katie...
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Charles Thomas Nance

January 5, 1936 - August 27, 2017

Charles Thomas Nance, Jr., age 81, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully in his home on August 27, 2017. He proudly served in the United States Army and was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He was a member of the Medical Technology School faculty at UT Medical Center, where he also retired as the clinical lab manager. He attended Woodlawn Christian Church. He was a loving husband, father...
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Myron Dee VanHorn

November 27, 1931 - August 24, 2017

Myron Dee VanHorn "Van", age 85, of Friendsville, passed away on August 24, 2017. He was a Korean War Veteran in the United States Air Force. He was a man who knew no strangers, and was loved by many in the community. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was Superman to his family- a true Man of Steel. He is preceded in death by his parents, and...
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Sheila Gail Holmes

July 29, 1960 - August 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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William Henry Finger

February 19, 1925 - August 14, 2017

William (Bill) H. Finger, age 92 of Maryville, passed on Monday, August 14, 2017. He was the son of the late Ernest R. Finger and Gladys (Wright) Finger. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII in the Philippines. Bill retired from the Pot Rooms at Alcoa Aluminum Company. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Mildred Finger and sisters Betty Tucker, Kitty Roberts, and...
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Donald Keith Olwert

March 23, 1954 - August 10, 2017

Donald Keith Olwert, Sr., 63, of Maryville, went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2017. He was a proud retiree of the United States Air Force, and was awarded many medals and honors throughout his 20 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who was well respected and loved by everyone he knew. He was a faithful member of Fellowship Baptist Church, and loved Jesus. ...
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Polly Duncan Ingram

August 11, 1966 - August 7, 2017

Polly Duncan Ingram, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on August 7, 2017. She loved her family, and was a wonderful wife and mother. She was a very loving and giving person, who cared about everyone in her life. She was a member of Faith Promise Church. She is survived by her husband of 10 years, Doug Ingram; children, Alexandra Ingram, Isabella Ingram, and Jillian Manger; parents, Dale...
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Billy Mack HALL

January 22, 1946 - August 6, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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Johnathan Bradley Adkins

March 21, 1977 - August 5, 2017

Johnathan Bradley Adkins, age 40, of Louisville, passed away suddenly at home on August 5, 2017. He attended Cyprus Lake High School in Fort Myers, Florida. He is preceded in death by his father, James "Jim" Adkins; and brother, Brandon Scott Adkins. He is survived by his mother, Kathy Adkins; and son, Braden Adkins. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00pm on Saturday,...
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John Wilson Self

September 22, 1946 - July 31, 2017

John Wilson Self, age 70, of Maryville, passed away on July 31, 2017 after a fierce battle with cancer. He retired from TVA after more than 20 years of service. He then worked with FEMA as a contractor with BVI for 20 years, helping municipalities that experienced a disaster. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, loved the outdoors, and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by...
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Dixie Lee Bogart Enea

October 31, 1930 - July 31, 2017

Dixie Lee Bogart Enea died on July 31, 2017. She was a member of St. John United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by parents, Feliz James and Edna Cagle Bogart; brother, James E. "Eddie" Bogart (Peggy Francis); and brother-in-law, James Gaddis. She is survived by sons, Michael Timothy Enea (Jewell M.) of Maryland, Brian David Enea (Madonna) of Greenback; granddaughters,...
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Doris Bell Dale

July 1, 1925 - July 28, 2017

Doris B. Dale, 92, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully with her children at her side on July 28, 2017. Doris was born to loving parents, Lawrence and Naomi Bell, and grew up in St. Francisville, Illinois. Doris retired in 2012 from Walgreens in Alcoa, after 19 years. She enjoyed many careers in her lifetime, none comparing to being a mother to Jerry (Judy) Dale and Linda (Scott) Wilson;...
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Stephen Ray Moseley

June 28, 1949 - July 26, 2017

Stephen R. Moseley, born June 28, 1949, passed peacefully into eternity on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Ray and Lois Moseley of Chattanooga, TN. He leaves behind Brenda, his wife of 44 years, his four children, Jennifer, Lyndsay, Brad and David, who will remember a dad who never missed a ballgame, tournament, concert or recital, and his cherished...
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Roy Lee Bates

October 17, 1942 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Jerry E. Williams

March 6, 1942 - July 25, 2017

Jerry E. Williams, age 75, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly on July 25, 2017. He was a model railroading enthusiast. He loved Vols sports, and had many beloved pets. He spent over 40 years as a pharmacist, closing out his career with Covenant Health at the Loudon Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Ruby Williams. He is survived by his wife of 52 years,...
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Leah Beryl Marshall

May 9, 1920 - July 18, 2017

Leah Beryl Jenkins Marshall, age 97, of Vonore, passed away on July 18, 2017. Born on May 9, 1920, she was the elder daughter of Thomas Alva Jenkins and Carra Belle Garren Jenkins. She was a graduate of Vonore High School and a lifelong member of Oakland United Methodist Church. In 1938, she married James Harry Marshall, with whom she raised four children. She later helped raise her youngest...
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Dana Michelle Scheurer

January 18, 1974 - July 17, 2017

Dana Michelle Scheurer, of Maryville, went to be with the Lord on July 17, 2017. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a BA in Psychology, and went on to earn her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota. She worked for Accenture for the past 14 years. She loved animals and volunteered at Blount County Animal...
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Kenneth Ray Gorman

July 16, 1954 - July 17, 2017

Kenneth Ray Gorman, Jr. "Kenny Ray", age 63, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly on Monday afternoon, July 17, 2017. Also known as "Mr. G," Kenneth taught at Rule and Gibbs High School, and enjoyed being outside, creating artwork, crafting, and being with his family. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Ray Gorman, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Angela Gorman;...
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Juan Ramon Alberti Minguez

May 16, 1929 - July 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Wendi Janelle Perkins

December 3, 1971 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Donald Gene Lambert

May 18, 1956 - July 10, 2017

Donald Gene "Skip" Lambert Jr., age 61, of Knoxville, passed away on July 10, 2017. He spent most of his life as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Lambert. He is survived by his father, Don G. Lambert; brother, Joseph W. Lambert; and some nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. There will be a graveside service on Friday, July 14,...
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Kimberly Dawn Clark

January 18, 1984 - July 8, 2017

Kimberly Dawn Clark, age 33, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on July 8, 2017. She was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her father, James Garner. She is survived by her husband, Darrell Clark, Jr.; children, Makayla, Matthew, Kaydence, and Carly Clark; mother, Carolyn Garner; sisters, Patti and Grant Caughorn, Terri Barbra, and Stacy Cagle; brother-in...
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Tonya Ann Duggan

January 17, 1983 - July 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Brandon Scott Adkins

October 27, 1983 - July 1, 2017

Brandon Scott Adkins, age 33, of Louisville, passed away suddenly at home on July 1, 2017. He attended Alcoa Middle and High School. He is preceded in death by his father, James "Jim" Adkins. He is survived by his brother, Johnathan Adkins; mother, Kathy Adkins; and nephew, Braden Adkins. The family will receive friends from 11:00am-1:00pm on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in the mausoleum...
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Joseph Wayne Hicks

April 3, 1957 - June 25, 2017

Joseph Wayne Hicks, Sr., age 60 of Knoxville, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. He was of the Baptist faith. He served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Dean Hicks and Barbara Joann Dunn; grandparents, Howard and Louise Stallings, and Earl and Sarah Hicks; and Brother, Harold Dunn. He is survived by his son, Joseph Wayne Hicks, Jr. (Gina); daughter,...
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Mildred Oda Finger

July 4, 1923 - June 24, 2017

Mildred O. Finger, age 93 of Maryville, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Cyrus and Mary Elizabeth Large. She grew up in Tazewell, TN. Mildred was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Vandell, Overett, and Costal Large; 8 sisters, Zula, Lois, Thelma, Gladys, Atlee, Fae, Martha, and Elnora. She is survived by her husband of 74 years, William "Bill"...
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Linda Kay Amick

June 27, 1947 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Ronald Lee Scarbrough

February 23, 1953 - June 12, 2017

Ronald Lee Scarbrough, age 64, of Knoxville and Townsend, went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2017. Ron attended the University of Tennessee, where he played baseball. Ron contributed many years to the vacation ownership industry in Sevier County, Tennessee. He attended High Praises Church in Maryville. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Judy Scarbrough; and brother, Gary Scarbrough of...
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Brenda Diana Jones

August 16, 1955 - June 10, 2017

Brenda Jones, age 61, of Knoxville, passed away on June 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Jones; and brother, Mike McBee. She is survived by her children, Tammy Parker, Kissy Jones, and Jay Jones; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; mother, Maxine McBee; and four siblings. Services will be conducted at a later date. Condolences may be offered at www...
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Kayla Rene England

September 6, 1987 - May 18, 2017

Kayla Rene England, age 29, of Knoxville, died suddenly on May 18, 2017. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Meghan. She is survived by her sons, Drew Carver, and Doasha Clabough; father, James Clabough, Jr.; mother, Leslie Clabough; brother, Craig Clabough; grandmothers, Martha Clabough and Cecil Pugh; grandfather, Bill Browning; and several aunts, uncles, and nieces. A memorial service...
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Joshua Armon Davis

November 18, 1998 - May 17, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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Joshua Armon Davis

November 18, 1998 - May 17, 2017

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Florence Adele Moore

November 27, 1931 - May 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Jesse Buddy Eckman

February 23, 1948 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Pauline Raines Ayres

June 17, 1925 - April 26, 2017

Pauline Raines "Polly" Ayres, age 91, born in Sevier County, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Polly was a member of the South Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She made her dedication to Jehovah God and was baptized as a witness in April, 1946. Polly was preceded in death by her parents Samuel Coleman Rains and Jettie McMahan Rains; sisters, Hazel Justus, Della Patterson, and Edith...
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Rosanna Crawford Barbra

July 4, 1951 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Rosanna C. Barbara

July 4, 1951 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Paul Daniel Jordan

February 23, 1949 - April 10, 2017

Paul Daniel Jordan, Sr., 68, formerly of Top of the World, passed away at his home on April 10, 2017 surrounded by family. He was born on February 23, 1949 to the late Robert and Bertha Jordan in Buffalo, New York. Paul honorably served his country in the U.S. Army, loved to work on vehicles whether antique or more modern, and made his career in construction as a painter. Paul leaves to cherish...
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Jacky Lynn Northern

August 21, 1950 - April 6, 2017

Jacky Lynn Northern, age 66, of Maryville, went to be with the Lord on April 6, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lola Northern. He is survived by his siblings, Wanda Frankenberg, James Donald Northern and wife, Brenda, and Connie Diane Ogle and husband, Bobby; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 11,...
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Violet Jenkins McKeehan

February 4, 1921 - April 5, 2017

Violet Jenkins McKeehan, 96, of Maryville, Tennessee departed life here on earth on April 5, 2017 at Life Care Center of Blount County. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. She spent the last 25 years longing to go home to heaven to be reunited with her "Other-Half"; what a time of celebration that must have been at 6:30pm. She was the faithful wife of a Baptist minister, mother of a...
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Connie Sue Bowling

July 7, 1950 - April 3, 2017

Connie Sue Bowling, age 66 of Knoxville, Tennessee received a call to schedule her wing-fitting appointment on Friday March 31st, 2017. Following this appointment, she received an offer she couldn't refuse. She wants everyone to know she is at peace and will not be returning from this appointment. This offer comes with a huge sign-on bonus-reunion with family and friends she has not seen in years...
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Carmella Saporito Catinella

July 16, 1913 - April 2, 2017

Carmella Saporito-Catinella,"Millie", weeks shy of her 104th birthday, entered peacefully into eternal rest April 2nd, 2017, at 1:38AM surrounded by her belovedfamily. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. Born July 16, 1913, in Cosenza, Italy, to Alberto and Lucia Saporito. She came to the United States thru Ellis Island in 1914,...
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Doris Carolyn Neiswonger

February 5, 1930 - March 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Howard Monroe Lampkin

January 28, 1925 - March 24, 2017

Howard Monroe Lampkin, age 92, of Knoxville went Home to be with the Lord on March 24, 2017. He served in the US Army Air Force in World War II from 1943-1946. He retired from Golden Flake. He loved to golf, bowl and play baseball. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Lampkin and Della Lampkin Lewis; his step-father, Guy Lewis; brother, Clyde Lampkin; first wife, Geneva (Lolly) Lampkin...
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Barbara Jane Haughton Neisser

October 30, 1915 - March 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Elizabeth Ann McCarthy

January 23, 1940 - March 12, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" McCarthy, age 77, of Townsend, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2017 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Education was very important to her. She pursued her education later in life at Kent State University in Ohio. She loved the outdoors, which brought her to the Smokey Mountains. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. ...
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Liz Ledbetter

May 14, 1969 - March 11, 2017

Liz Ledbetter, age 47, of Alcoa, went to be with her Mom on March 11, 2017. She was a 1987 graduate of Alcoa High School. She was very giving, loving and caring. She was a passionate writer. She held all of her loved ones very close to her heart. She wanted everyone to remember her laughter instead of her tears. She endured a long illness, and is now pain free. She was a loving daughter, sister,...
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Joyce L. Edwards

March 5, 1943 - March 8, 2017

Joyce L. Edwards, of Knoxville, departed this life on March 8, 2017. She was a middle school teacher with Knox County Schools for 30 years. She poured her heart and soul into enriching her students' lives. She stressed the importance of education, and how it can propel you into your destiny. This was her life's mission. She coveted every precious moment with her students and her...
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Wayne Joseph Fruhwirth

July 27, 1955 - March 6, 2017

Wayne J. "Big Wayne" Fruhwirth, age 61, of Knoxville, earned his wings on March 6, 2017. He was born in Troy, MO. He was a big fan of Harley Davidsons. He loved movies, and he was an outside kind of guy. Back in his younger days, you could find him at the drag strip. The love of his life was his son, Wayne N. Fruhwirth. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Eleanor...
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Doris Lee Boley

August 18, 1933 - March 3, 2017

Doris L. Boley, 83 years of age, of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017. Doris was born August 18, 1933 in Kentucky to the late James O. and Frances Stone. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, William M. Boley; infant daughter, Linda Sue Boley; brother, William Stone; and sister, Georgia Williams. Doris worked as an office manager for Nationwide...
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Joyce Ann Humphreys

March 11, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Joyce A. (Holbert) Humphreys was called home to the Lord on March 3, 2017 in Ft. Myers, Florida. Joyce was born on March 11, 1941 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Ada and Artie Holbert. She went to Knoxville East High School. She was named Homecoming queen and won Miss High School. She participated in the Miss Knoxville contest. She met the love of her life of 57 years, Bobby Humphreys, her senior year...
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John Kelly Phillips

February 20, 1927 - February 28, 2017

John Kelly Phillips, age 90, of Maryville, passed away on February 28, 2017. He was a World War II veteran in the United States Army. He retired as a Tennessee State Trooper after over 30 years of service. He was a Mason for over 50 years. He enjoyed gardening and landscaping. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Phillips; parents, Samuel and Xymena Phillips; and siblings, Edward...
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Terry Lee Roth

July 21, 1951 - February 20, 2017

Terry Lee Roth, age 65, of Knoxville, passed away on February 20, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Margaret Roth. He is survived by his sisters, Linda Overton (Eddie), and Paula Hilliard (Terry); six nieces and nephews; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews. There will be a Memorial Service at 10:30am on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens...
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J.C. Judd

May 28, 1928 - February 7, 2017

Judd, J.C, age 88, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from JFG. He loved bowling and UT sports. He is preceded in death by his parents Hershel and Lucille Judd; his son, Barry Lynn Judd; and brothers, Earl Judd, Ebb Judd and Wayne Judd Sr. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara Jean Judd; daughter,...
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Leland William Boyles

July 14, 1942 - February 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Priscilla Jean Blair

September 25, 1945 - January 26, 2017

Priscilla Blair, age 71, originally of Maryville and living in Conyers, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents, Murn and Myrtle Griffith. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dean Blair; children, Cherie Blair and husband, Terry Housley, and Cynthia Peters; and grandchildren, Chance...
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Pamela Rae Noell

January 29, 1947 - January 23, 2017

Pamela Noell went to be with our Lord peacefully on January 23, 2017, after a long battle with cancer and pneumonia. Pam will be greatly missed by her children, Nicole Corona, Darrell Corona, Shannon Evans; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and uncle Max Copley. Pam will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but never forgotten. Flight high Pam, RIP. Condolences may be offered at www...
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Dorothy Bernice Reagan

October 29, 1937 - January 21, 2017

Dorothy Bernice "Bernie" DePew Reagan, age 79, of Maryville Tennessee passed away Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Bernie was a powerhouse of love and kindness. She never met a stranger and would go out of her way to help anyone at any time. She always had a smile and a hug to give to brighten your day. Heaven has gained a new angel. Her beautiful family that preceded her in death and were waiting...
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Dorothy REAGAN

October 29, 1937 - January 21, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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Clarence E. ALMOND

June 22, 1927 - January 13, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.
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Hazel Faye Reeder

May 10, 1940 - January 13, 2017

Hazel Faye Reeder, age 76, of Knoxville, went Home to be with the Lord on January 13, 2017. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Dale Reeder, Sr. She is survived by her children, Debbie Weston, Clarence Reeder, Jr., and Linda Reeder; grandchildren, Corry Reeder, Jeffery Patterson, and Chelsea Reeder; great-grandchildren, Aiden...
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Ivy Greta Klaras

March 10, 1964 - January 13, 2017

Ivy Greta Klaras, March 10, 1964-Jan 13, 2017. After a long illness Ivy passed away quietly at her home in Alcoa Ten. She is survived by her mother, Delois. Tant; her sister, Teresa Cooper and her husband Jay; her brother Michael Ward and his wife Marie; and her nephew Jamie Kenny and his wife Amy. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 19th at 2:00 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic...
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Linda Ellen Peterman

August 6, 1953 - January 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Carmen P. Baker

February 2, 1925 - January 2, 2017

Carmen P. Baker, age 91, of Louisville, TN, passed away on Monday January 2, 2017.She is preceded in death by her husband, William Baker. She is survived by sons, Dee Baker (Debbie), Terry Baker (Vivian); grandchildren, Tim Baker, Heather Lowery; step-grandchildren, Missy Spradlin, Ashley Housewright; great-grandchildren, Slayten Lowery, Cade Baker; step-great-grandchildren, Madison Spradlin,...
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Katherine Elizabeth Weaver

February 19, 1954 - December 27, 2016

Katherine Elizabeth Weaver (Kate), age 62, of Maryville, passed away on December 27, 2016, surrounded by her Husband, children and grandchildren. Kate was a principle secretary with the division of biology, UT Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Katherine Madron. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Michael Weaver; children, Missy Sutton (Scott), Glen Weaver ...
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Daniel Lynn Yates

December 19, 1949 - December 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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David Arthur Willings

February 19, 1949 - December 19, 2016

David Arthur Willings, age 67, of Knoxville, Blount County and Walland, went home to be with the Lord on December 19, 2016. He attended Young High School, where he loved playing football. He was a Spec 4 retired veteran of the United States Army. He loved everyone and he never met a stranger. He loved his family. He attended Meridian Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benny...
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Maria Isabel Juan Diego

August 13, 2009 - December 18, 2016

Maria Isabel Juan Diego, age 7, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Maria is survived by her mother and father, Maria Diego Juan and Pedro Baltazar Pascual, and sister, Jessica Juan Diego. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors, nurses, and entire staff at East Tennessee Children's Hospital;...
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Ophelia Heidemaria Flatford Flatford

September 1, 1947 - December 18, 2016

.Ophelia Flatford Weaver, age 69, of Corryton passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016 at home. She was preceded in death by Eddie Weaver; parents Rita Cooper, Jacob Carl Cooper; Brother Jimmy Cooper. Survived by four children; John Weaver and Janet Hansel; Connie Clabough and husband Kevin; Tim Weaver and wife Cindy; Billy Wells. Brothers Jacob Cooper and wife Linda; Mike Cooper and wife Betty;...
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Doris J. Gambill

September 14, 1927 - December 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Barbara Ann Karczmarek

September 12, 1959 - December 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Gerald David Huff

March 6, 1951 - December 9, 2016

Gerald David Huff passed away on December 9, 2016. The family will receive friends from 4:30-5:00pm on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Beech Grove Baptist Church (1519 Topside Road, Louisville, TN 37777), with a memorial service to follow at 5:00pm.
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Emma L. Hicks

April 28, 1924 - December 7, 2016

Emma L. Hicks passed away on December 7, 2016, loving wife of the late Floyd William Hicks; devoted mother of Jerry W. Hicks and his wife Darlene, Craig E. Hicks and his wife Denise, and the late Duane M. Hicks; cherished grandmother of Brian, Jeffrey, Jennisen, Heather, Lindsey, Jessica, and Michael; great grandmother of Connor, Riley, Josie, Lilly, Caden, Brandon, Matthew, Dominic, Ryan,...
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Grace Marie Duncan

June 27, 1932 - December 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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Howard Emery Morris

July 20, 1934 - November 30, 2016

Howard Emery Morris, age 81, of Madisonville, went Home to see his brother and sister on November 30, 2016. He retired from Kelsey Hayes in Michigan. He is prececed in death by his brother, Jim Morris; and sister, Stella Bradley. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Morris; children, Morris Eugene Akers, and James Morris; nine grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren....
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Judy Renee Ford

December 25, 1960 - November 24, 2016

Judy R. Ford, age 55, of Seymour, TN was unexpectedly called home on November 24, 2016. She was a devoted mother, daughter, sister and friend. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Vernon Ford; mother, Blanche (Ford) Latham; and son, Tyler Bryan Owen. She is survived by her brother and sister-in law, Tim and Allison Ford; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debbie and Wayne Pitner, Sherry...
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Kimberley Gayle Gunther

March 22, 1962 - October 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, TN.
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