Our Obituaries

Randall Nathan Peoples

May 13, 1954 - January 28, 2018

Randall Nathan Peoples, age 63, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on January 28, 2018. He worked with Duo-Fast of Knoxville for many years and was a loving and devoted husband and father. He is preceded in death by wife of over 40 years, Vickie Peoples and mother Henrietta Peoples. Mr. Peoples is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Mindy and Chris Hickman; father, Wallace Peoples;...
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Alva A. Harmon

June 25, 1930 - January 27, 2018

Alva A. Harmon, age 87, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday January 27, 2018 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Second United Methodist Church. Alva was a retired Assistant Chief from City of Knoxville Fire Department. He was a member of Charles McKinney Lodge #433. He received his KCCH in 1965, and then became the Assistant Director of Works at the Scottish Rite Temple in...
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Ricky L. Johnson

March 27, 1964 - January 27, 2018

Ricky Lee Johnson, age 53 of Knoxville, born on March 27, 1964, passed away on January 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father Julian P. Johnson. Survivors include his mother, Nancy Johnson; sister, Lisa Johnson and nephew Corey Watson. Rick loved to golf and his Chicago Bears. He has several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that also survive. The family will receive friends on...
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Eula Mae Thornton

April 14, 1947 - January 27, 2018

Eula Mae Thornton, age 70, of Knoxville, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Eula Mae was preceded in death by parents Paul and Omega Thornton. She is survived by her sisters Brenda Black (Bob) and Patsy Bruce as well as extended family and friends. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery at 2:45 pm on Monday for the 3:00 pm graveside service. Condolences may be offered at www...
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Anthony J. Kliemann

July 7, 1921 - January 25, 2018

Anthony J. Kliemann, age 96, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at home. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Preceded in death by grandson, Steve Zubatch. He is survived by beloved wife, Dorothy Kliemann; children, Tony and Mary Kliemann, Diana Kliemann, Pat and Rich Zubatch, Shirley and Wally Triffle, Robert and Gayle Kliemann, Karen and Tim Martindale,...
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Sammy David Lane

November 10, 1924 - January 23, 2018

Sammy (Sam) David Lane, 93, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was a loving Dad and Papaw and will be missed by his family and many friends. He was a longstanding member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. Sam served his country in the Army in CO "G" 394th Infantry in World War II. He worked and retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratories X-10.He enjoyed camping...
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Margie Lee Smith Gross

June 11, 1924 - January 23, 2018

Margie Lee Smith Gross, age 93, of Knoxville, went to her Heavenly Home on January 23, 2018 at NHC Healthcare at Fort Sanders. She was born in Mayfield, KY on June 11, 1924. Preceded in death by husband of 70 years, William Edward "Bill" Gross; parents, Hart Lee Smith and Gladys Nevada Smith; brothers, Forest Smith and Curtis Smith; sisters, Louise Gardner, Imogene Mason, Edith Youngblood, and...
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Richard F. Ferry

September 7, 1936 - January 21, 2018

Richard F. Ferry, age 81, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was a veteran of the US Army. Preceded in death by son, Randy; daughter, Cindy. Survived by wife, Linda Ferry; daughters, Renee and Diana; grandchildren, Justin Cox, Shanon Ferry, Erin Cox, and Ida-Grace Rader; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Edward and wife Deanna, Jay, and Garry; sister, Cathy Ware. The family...
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Roger Dale Parker

September 17, 1961 - January 20, 2018

Roger Dale Parker, age 56, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord after a long hard fight. He was a member of Euclid Ave. Baptist Church as a young man. He was employed by American Screen Art for about 30 years. He lived for his family and especially for his precious granddaughter, Hollyn. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather and the best friend to his wife, Deborah. Preceded in...
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Joann H. Koontz

May 9, 1934 - January 19, 2018

Joann H. Koontz, age 83, of Knoxville, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 19, 2018. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Joann worked behind the counter at a soda fountain serving chocolate sundaes, candy bars and scooped old fashion ice cream cones. This is the same soda shop where Joann met the love of her life Ken. Joann's life long love for animals, led her to volunteer...
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Peggy Lou Jones

March 12, 1949 - January 15, 2018

Peggy Lou Jones graduated to the next level of life and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 15, 2018 at age 68. As a Christian, this is the day she had been waiting for and she went with confidence and without fear. Her final wish was granted as she passed with all 3 of her kids by her side. Peggy was born in LaFollette, TN and moved to Powell, TN where she raised her...
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Mae Doris Young

December 9, 1935 - January 14, 2018

Mae "Polly" Whaley Young, age 82, of Knoxville, went to rest in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was a charter member of The Church of God of the Union Assembly for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by parents, Andrew and Grace Whaley; granddaughter, Lauren Ashlee; son-in-law, Michael Hodges; daughter-in-law, Kathy Young; several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Young is...
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Peggy King Surgenor Seavers

October 1, 1944 - January 13, 2018

Peggy King Surgenor Seavers, age 73, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018. Peggy was a retired cosmetologist. She was a dearly loved daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt. Preceded in death by husband, Manuel Surgenor; father, Pink King; husband, Paul Seavers; and brother, Donald King. Survivors include mother, Ruby King; daughters, Candy Boggs and...
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Geraldine W. Stewart

August 7, 1929 - January 11, 2018

Geraldine "Jerry" W. Stewart, age 88, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home. She was a longtime member of the First Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by father, Frank T. Wylie and mother, Mary Jane Adelia Wood; loving husband of 59 years Harold M. Stewart; brother, Frank A. Wylie. Mrs. Stewart is survived by daughters, Jane Gordon (Stewart) McDurmon of...
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Virginia S. TINDELL

October 7, 1929 - January 10, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Sonia Clift

October 22, 1940 - January 9, 2018

Sonia Kay Wise Clift, age 77, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church for over 50 years and a former member of Euclid Avenue Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Knoxville Business College and formerly employed at C.M. McClung and later Food City. Sonia loved her church family, singing in the choir, and the Senior Adult Activities at church...
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Peggy Hughes

August 21, 1927 - January 8, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Linda S. Bennett

January 2, 1943 - January 8, 2018

Linda S. Bennett, of Knoxville, TN, passed away January 8, 2018 at the age of 75. She was born January 2, 1943 in Charlotte, NC. Linda had attended Halls Christian Church and is now with her Lord and Savior. She was retired from Halls Elementary School after 20 years of service, where she received a Lifetime Membership in the PTA for her outstanding service to the school. Linda also helped to get...
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Peggy Hughes

August 21, 1927 - January 8, 2018

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Margie G. King

January 8, 1927 - January 7, 2018

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Anna Lynn Hackney

June 12, 1925 - January 7, 2018

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Wanda S. Hill

November 12, 1934 - January 7, 2018

Wanda S Hill of Knoxville, TN. Wanda was born November 12, 1934 in Kingsport, TN and lived in many places as her family moved with her father's time in seminary and leading churches in Georgia and East Tennessee. She was preceded by parents, Rev. Paul Strickler and Georgia V. Strickler; and her husband, J. B. Hill. She lived in Knoxville for almost 50 years, retiring in the early 80s after...
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Douglas HOLT

July 2, 1929 - January 6, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Lillian Dixon Warren

May 16, 1925 - January 6, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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William L. CAGLEY

March 6, 1936 - January 4, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Myra L. WHITE

November 20, 1959 - January 3, 2018

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Peggy Thompson

July 24, 1926 - January 2, 2018

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Paul Sterling Hall

March 27, 1939 - December 31, 2017

Paul Sterling Hall went home to be with Jesus on December 31, 2017 after a brief battle with lung cancer. Born March 27, 1939, he lived a life of service to his country, community, and family. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was employed by the City of Knoxville Fire Department for 30-years where he elevated to the level of Captain and ultimately a Codes Enforcement Officer. He was of the...
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Lowell POLING

March 6, 1931 - December 29, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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James L. Snyder

March 30, 1932 - December 28, 2017

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Madalon L. SEXTON

October 7, 1921 - December 28, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Frances Dempsey Andes

October 12, 1919 - December 28, 2017

Frances Dempsey Andes, age 98, of Knoxville, TN, went to be with the Lord, Dec 28, 2017. We rejoice that she is with the Father for eternity. Frances was the oldest member of First Baptist Church joining the church at age 13. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and "great-grand". She spent life serving others and was a picture of God's perfect love for us. She especially enjoyed...
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Lynn Leroy Comfort

March 20, 1938 - December 24, 2017

Lynn L. Comfort, Jr. (Shorty) age 79 of Corryton, TN passed away December 24, 2017. Born in Elmira, NY on March 20, 1938. Lynn worked for Ward LaFrance, building fire trucks, for 25 years before moving to Knoxville, TN. He worked as a school bus driver for 18 years and mowed lawns before retirement. Shorty loved people and never met a stranger. He loved music and dancing. He is preceded in...
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Lynn Leroy Comfort

March 20, 1938 - December 24, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Ira E. Wishart

May 7, 1944 - December 22, 2017

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Mary Ruth McMillan

March 12, 1937 - December 21, 2017

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Mary Ruth McMillan

March 12, 1937 - December 21, 2017

Mary Ruth McMillan, age 80, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 21, 2017. She was a member of The Church of God of the Union Assembly at Claxton. Mrs. McMillan was a Registered Nurse at St. Mary's Hospital for many years and later worked with Dr. Ray King. She was preceded in death by husband, William C. McMillan; parents, Clyde and Mary Alice Newberry; brother,...
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Rhonda Turnmire

April 6, 1967 - December 21, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Charles Franklin Overton

May 11, 1926 - December 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Pamela Joy Hampton

February 12, 1950 - December 20, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Pamela Joy Hampton

February 12, 1950 - December 20, 2017

Pamela Joy Hampton, age 67, went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was a Christian and attended Fellowship Church of Fountain City. She was a retired kindergarten teacher from Union County Schools. Pamela was a loving and supporting wife, mother, sister, and daughter and exuded warmth, care and love to everyone she met. Preceded in death by grandparents, Ernest and Lila...
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Mary Lou Parrott

July 29, 1931 - December 18, 2017

Mary Lou Parrott, of Knoxville, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on December 18, 2017. Mary Lou was born and raised in Oneida, TN. At an early age, she felt a special calling from God to help those in need. She attended Berea College and Tennessee Tech earning Business and Education Degrees. She married Gene Parrott on November 8, 1952. Mary Lou taught Adult Basic Education in Knoxville and...
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Pamela Susan Witt Douglas

October 28, 1950 - December 17, 2017

Pamela Susan Witt Douglas, age 67, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at her home. She graduated from Holston High School, class of '68. Pam was a woman of strength with a tenacious spirit of independence. She loved serving her community and did so for as long as she was able. A loving mother, grandmother, and aunt, she will be missed by all. She was preceded in death by parents James "Ted"...
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Trula Hansard

January 11, 1930 - December 16, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Dorothea Frances Fisher

February 12, 1944 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Kenneth Long

November 30, 1930 - December 15, 2017

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William G. STERLING

August 6, 1925 - December 14, 2017

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Raymond Delane Shipley

August 16, 1948 - December 13, 2017

Shipley, Sr. Raymond D. (Dee) 69 of Knoxville, TN passed away Wednesday December 13, 2017. He was a member of New Life Assembly of God Church. Dee retired from KCDC after 35 years of faithful service. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert Sr. and Louise Shipley; daughter-in-law, Susie Shipley; grandson, Nicholas Shipley; niece, Kelly Shipley. Dee is survived by loving wife of 50 years,...
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Elizabeth F. Curry

March 10, 1930 - December 13, 2017

Curry, Elizabeth (Liz) Forward, age 87, passed away December 13, 2017. Liz was born March 10, 1930 in Jacksonville, FL. She was a 53 year resident of Knoxville, Tennessee. Liz was a wife, mother of a large family, an artist and a scholar of the French language. She was a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art and The University of Tennessee. She held a master's degree in both Art Education...
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Wilma Walters Creed Peterson

August 20, 1915 - December 13, 2017

Peterson, Wilma Walters Creed, age 102, of Knoxville, previous resident of Lafollette, TN, Naples, FL and Boone, NC passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 following a short period of hospitalization. She was a member of Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church. Wilma was born on August 20, 1915 in Anderson County, TN. She was reared in the Karns community and graduated from Karns High School. ...
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Louise Hackney

June 18, 1924 - December 12, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Gracie Jane McSpadden

June 27, 1945 - December 12, 2017

Gracie "Jane" Underwood McSpadden, age 72, of Knoxville, passed away December 12, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones. She attended Concord United Methodist Church. She loved crocheting and her beloved pets. She graduated in the first class of Surgical Technology at St. Mary's of Knoxville. Her career spanned over 42 years. Preceded in death by parents and several loved ones. Mrs. McSpadden is...
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Patsy Ann Temple

August 25, 1940 - December 11, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Patsy Ann Temple

August 25, 1940 - December 11, 2017

On Monday December 11, 2017, Mrs. Patsy Ann Temple, of Johns Creek Ga, passed away. Patsy was born in Knoxville Tn, the daughter of Butler and Stacey Julian; she was one of six siblings. She is survived by her brother Jerry Julian, husband Ray Temple, son and his wife Greg and Maureen Martin, granddaughter Tyler Martin, and stepson Zack Temple. Patsy grew up in Knoxville, and spent a lot of time...
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Ella Mae Hubbard

January 18, 1922 - December 11, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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John Earl Curry

July 25, 1947 - December 9, 2017

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Wilfred E. Smith

March 27, 1933 - December 9, 2017

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Charles L. Deck

October 21, 1931 - December 9, 2017

Charles L. Deck, 86, died Saturday, December 9, 2017 after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home 2300 W. Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. Burial will follow. Visitation will take place from 12 to 2.Mr. Deck was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Diane Warwick Deck. He is survived by his son, Sydney Hunter Deck, and...
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John Earl Curry

July 25, 1947 - December 9, 2017

John E. Curry, age 70, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at home. He was owner and operator of T & J Tree Service. He graduated from Rule High School. Preceded in death by parents, George and Glendora Curry and grandmother, Annie Cooper. Survived by wife, Patricia Bilyeu; daughters, Angela Earwood and husband David, Felicia Bilyeu and husband Kevin, Mike Bilyeu, Jennifer Kelly and husband...
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Wilfred Earl Smith

March 27, 1933 - December 9, 2017

Wilfred Earl Smith, 84, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 9, 2017. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Jennifer Smith. Preceded by wife, Betty Smith. Family will receive friends Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm at Lynnhurst Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. Tim Guthrie officiating. Condolences...
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Bobby Ray Ogle

November 9, 1941 - December 8, 2017

As a young boy and teenager, he carried papers, played baseball, and enjoyed raising young calves to sell. In December 1958 joined the Navy, was stationed at Imperial Beach, California, served 4 years which included tow overseas cruise tours on Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet. In January 1961 married his school sweetheart Claudine Corum. In 1964 bought his 1960 black El Camino, with 409 engine, he...
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Betty J. McCown

September 14, 1931 - December 8, 2017

Betty Jane McCown, age 86, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 8, 2017 at her residence. Betty was of the Baptist Faith and retired from Lake Shore Mental Hospital. She was a loving mother and nanny. Preceded in death by parents; 6 sisters and 1 brother; husband, Mayford McCown; son, Allen McCown; grandson, Aron West. Betty is survived by 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn...
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Bill Weaver

April 27, 1935 - December 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Buford H. Hodge

October 29, 1938 - December 6, 2017

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Juanita W. Rowell

August 20, 1924 - December 5, 2017

Juanita Wyrick Rowell of Jasper, TN, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at home. Preceded in death by parents: Robert Wyrick and Hattie Vandergriff Wyrick, husband Frank Rowell, son Steve Rowell, brothers: Lonnie Wyrick, Brown Wyrick, and James Wyrick, sisters: Pauline Hunley, Inez Trump, Bobbie DeHart, Johnnie Dunn, and Lorine Wyrick, and several nieces and...
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Maxine Smith King

October 9, 1926 - December 3, 2017

Maxine Smith King, of Knoxville, passed away on December 3, 2017. Preceded in death by husband, Jack King; son, Brian King; parents, Hugh and Trula Smith; brother, Kennith Smith. Survived by son, Kenneth King; grandchildren, Sarah King, Andrew King, and Josh King; cousins, Wilma Dooley and Leon Kirby. Special thanks and appreciation to the caregivers at Trinity Hills. Private Entombment will be...
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Mary Rainey Kyzer

August 17, 1934 - December 3, 2017

Mary L. Rainey Kyzer, Knoxville, TN, age 83, went to celebrate eternal life with our Lord Jesus Christ on December 3, 2017 due to complications from Alzheimer's. Mary was born and raised in the Motlow Creek community of Holly Springs, SC. Mary graduated from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, SC in 1954, and she married William S. Kyzer on December 31, 1955. Later they moved to Knoxville, TN where...
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Katherine Kolter Smith

December 3, 1927 - December 2, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Barbara Norfleet

June 30, 1933 - December 1, 2017

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Sharon Diane Miller

May 20, 1958 - December 1, 2017

Sharon Diane Miller of Knoxville, TN went home to be with our Lord on December 1, 2017. She was born on May 20, 1958 and was of the Baptist Faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved her family more that life itself and would do anything for them. Sharon was always there to help those in need if she could. She will be missed by many. Sharon was preceded in...
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Charis Beth Lay

July 30, 1948 - December 1, 2017

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Mary BRADEN

April 24, 1931 - November 28, 2017

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David M. Clear

June 3, 1931 - November 27, 2017

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Ledford C. Bruce

July 6, 1946 - November 24, 2017

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Leigha Ashley Vanover

July 27, 1980 - November 23, 2017

Leigha Ashley Vanover, age 37, of Knoxville passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. She displayed strength and courage through many battles in her life and is now at peace with Jesus. Leigha was talented, caring and loved her family, friends and Gracey, her dog. She is survived by mother Pamela Rogers, father Victor Vanover, sister Linsey Vanover, grandmothers Patsy Phelps and Pauline Vanover...
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Carolyn N. Phillips

June 11, 1927 - November 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Carolyne Cooper Callahan

March 11, 1937 - November 22, 2017

Carolyne Cooper Callahan was born March 11, 1937, and passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 22, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ray Callahan; her parents, Walter C. and Beatrice B. Cooper and six siblings, Viola, Glendora, Marie, Dot, Donna and Frank. Survived by her children, Jeffrey D. Callahan (wife, Elaine); Suzette M. Lacy ...
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Judy Marie Stalsworth Wade

March 2, 1946 - November 22, 2017

Judy Marie Stalsworth Wade, 71, transitioned to her eternal home on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Grace Stalsworth and brother Ralph Edward Stalsworth. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law David and Nancy Stalsworth, husband Barry Wade, son Don Kyle Wade, daughter and son-in-law Cheri and Scott Murphy, daughter and...
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John E. Rutherford

April 30, 1926 - November 21, 2017

John E. Rutherford, age 91, of Knoxville, passed away on November 21, 2017. Mr. Rutherford was a faithful member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church where he served in many capacities throughout his years. He retired from the City of Knoxville. For decades, Mr. Rutherford designed and made by hand, award winning Christmas displays. He also coached intramural football and basketball in the...
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John E. Frost

April 24, 1947 - November 20, 2017

John E. Frost, age 70, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017. John was retired from Flowers Bakery and employed by Kroger in Fountain City. He was a member of Moose Lodge #1560 and was a graduate of Central High School class of 1965. John was a lifelong resident of Fountain City and will be greatly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, and brother. Preceded in...
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Terry Alan Mullins

November 11, 1965 - November 18, 2017

Terry Alan Mullins, born November 11, 1965 in Knoxville, TN passed away on November 18, 2017 in Wenatchee, Washington. Terry will be missed by surviving family which includes his significant other Becky Thorn, son Zachary Mullins and his wife Kallie, and their children (Terry's grandchildren) Avery, Jace, Kaiden, and Jenna Ruth, and his daughter Morgan Sawyers and husband Taylor Sawyers. He is...
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Mitchell William Keener

August 31, 1932 - November 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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Danny Keith Burke

April 12, 1955 - November 16, 2017

Mr. Danny "Keith" Burke, age 62, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2017. He worked at Tennova North Medical Center. Keith loved riding his motorcycle. Survived by daughter, Dr. Jessica Burke; a special place in his heart for Chris Carringer and Casey Carringer, Miranda and Autumn Murphy that he loved as his own; girlfriend, Maylene White; sister, Ernestine Webber;...
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John H. Osterhout

September 7, 1935 - November 16, 2017

John H. Osterhout, Jr., age 82, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 16, 2017 in his home. John was born in Pittsfield, MA on September 7, 1935, son of the late John H. and Mabel Beaudin Osterhout. John served with the Army during the Korean War. He returned to Pittsfield where he received his BS in physics from UMASS. He moved to Knoxville while employed with Sprague Electric Co. Preceded...
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Isabelle Jeanette Wilkerson

May 30, 1924 - November 14, 2017

Isabelle Jeanette WilkersonJeanette, age 93 was born May 30, 1924. She passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Wilkerson home place in Powell, TN. Preceded in death by her parents: Edgar and Pearl Wilkerson and brothers: Malcom, Harold, Glenn and sister, Geraldine. Survived by sisters: Kathleen Cortner, Tullahoma, TN and Lucile Livingston, Green Cove Springs, Florida. Jeanette lived...
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Margaret Carole Butler

July 13, 1942 - November 14, 2017

Margaret (Pat) Butler, age 75, of Knoxville, passed away November 14, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. Pat is preceded in death by parents, Murrell and Flora Parham; daughter, Patty Elliott and husband Alton Butler. She is survived by children, Mike Elliott, Gayla Pratt, Lori Booth (Alan), Tim Elliott (Mindy), and Jill Deaderick (Jr.); grandchildren, Amber Elliott, Erik Johnson (Allison),...
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Jack R. RHODES

March 13, 1940 - November 11, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Robert H. Loy

March 14, 1936 - November 11, 2017

Robert H. Loy, age 81, of Knoxville, left his earthly home and went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 11, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Robert (Bob) was a member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church. He was the owner and operator of Loy Coach Company. Bob was also very active in the Knox County Sheriff's Department with the SCAN program. He loved...
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Jack R. RHODES

March 13, 1940 - November 11, 2017

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Kelly Wallace

April 25, 1961 - November 10, 2017

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Elizabeth Diane Myrick

October 25, 1947 - November 8, 2017

Myrick, Elizabeth (Libby) D. Repass, age 70, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Libby retired from Connecticut Mutual Insurance. Member of Powell Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Layla Elizabeth Jennings; parents, Niles and Mary Repass. Survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Don Myrick; daughter and son-in-law, Russell and Jennifer...
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James Lee Geer

August 22, 1946 - November 4, 2017

James Lee Geer, age 71, left us to be with Jesus, Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was an employee of Blue Smoke Cigar Shop. Preceded in death parents, Dean and Kay Geer; and wife, Phyllis Geer. Survivors include son, Ronald Geer and wife Gemma; grandchildren, Sheralyn Carruthers and husband Earl, and Erica Geer. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Berry...
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Jerry Lynn Cassell

March 27, 1954 - November 4, 2017

Jerry Lynn Cassell, age 63, passed away at his home in Knoxville, surrounded by his family in the early morning hours of Saturday, November 4th, 2017. He was born on March 27th, 1954 in Luttrell, TN to Fred Cassell and Rose Williams Cassell. Jerry graduated from Paducah High School in Paducah, KY, but declined offers of scholarships to post-secondary institutions of higher learning, choosing...
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Carol Sue Hopkins

June 2, 1941 - October 31, 2017

Carol S. Hopkins, age 76, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at home with her family. She was a member of Glen Oak Baptist Church. Carol was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Preceded in death by mother, Bonnie Taylor. Survivors include husband of 56 years, Don Hopkins; children, Jeff (J.D.) Hopkins, Tammie Headrick and husband Mark; step-children, Gary Hopkins...
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Mary Grace O'Brien

November 20, 1930 - October 29, 2017

Mary Grace O'Brien, age 86, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. She was a member of St. Albert the Great Catholic Parish. Preceded in death by husband of 60 years, Pat O'Brien; parents, John and Ethel Williams; brother, John Williams, Jr. Survivors include sons, Mike O'Brien and wife Cris, Wayne O'Brien; daughter, Kathy Witt and husband Allen, Grandsons, Cristopher O'Brien and...
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Kenneth E. KINGSBURY

January 24, 1926 - October 28, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Joann Myers Collette

October 22, 1937 - October 28, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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Joann Collette

October 22, 1937 - October 28, 2017

Joann Myers Collette, age 80 of Corryton, passed away on October 28, 2017. She attended Circle Assembly of God and was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac and Trula Myers; husbands, Ray Batts and Kenneth Collette, Sr. and a sister, Imogene Bowling. She retired from Hillcrest Nursing Home after 38 years of service. Survivors include her children: Donna Jo Milsap (Jimmy), Steve Widner ...
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Charlotte WOOD

July 11, 1930 - October 27, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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William Chumney

February 15, 1928 - October 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Lynnhurst Cemetery.
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