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Knoxville, Tennessee Cora Beatrice Loop Cantrell 2024 Cora Beatrice Loop Cantrell, age 90, of Knoxville, TN passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 31, 2024. A beloved mother, grandmother and aunt, Beatrice was born on January 9, 1934, in Monroe, Michigan and moved to Knoxville in 1968. Bea's calling was to share her love of Jesus with family and friends. She was a member of Capps Creek Primitive Baptist Church and served as secretary for the former Dotson Creek Primitive Baptist Church. Bea graduated from Monroe High School in 1952 and received the "Most Athletic Senior" award having excelled in basketball, softball and other sports. She was known for her athletic ability and competitive spirit... Knoxville, Tennessee Wanda Mae Imogene Koontz Gray 1939 — 2024 Wanda Mae Imogene Koontz Gray age 84, of Seymour, TN., formerly of Heiskell, TN., passed away on Monday, May 27, 2024. She was a member of Seymour First Baptist Church, and a previous member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and Liberty Baptist Church. She was a retired garment manufacturing materials handler. In her spare time, she was an avid Dollywood fan and would often visit. More than anything she loved being with her family and friends. Imogene raised her children in church and loved talking about Jesus and her salvation at the age of 33. In her final days, she was still praising the Lord when she heard southern gospel music sung in her room. She was preceded in death by her husband,... Knoxville, Tennessee Tommy Sue Lepper 1944 — 2024 Tommy Sue Lepper of Knoxville, TN and Indianapolis, IN passed Wednesday, May 15, 2024, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Tommy Sue was born January 4, 1944, to Mavity George (Bud) Janke Sr and Mary Thomas (Hook), the youngest of four children. Tommy Sue was an accomplished self-taught artist winning several awards which include the Dogwood Arts Festival Association's 1st place and an award-winning member of the Hoosier Salon of Indiana, hosted annually by the Indiana State Museum. Her professional memberships and board appointments included Knoxville Museum of Art, TN Artist Association, Fountain City Watercolor Guild, Oak Ridge Museum of Fine Arts, Tennessee Watercolor Society, and... Powell, Tennessee Dovie Kathleen Emge Patterson 1925 — 2024 Dovie Patterson (Nee Emge), age 99, passed away on May 15, 2024. During WWII and after, she worked at the Y-12 and X-10 plants in Oak Ridge. After retiring in Oak Ridge, she moved to Gatlinburg where she continued to work at Beville Reagan Enterprises, and was active in her church. She began hiking the Smoky Mountains in her 60s and continued to do so until she was in her 80s - including after she had a knee replacement. She was a greeter at her church, Roaring Fork Baptist, in Gatlinburg, where she met and made many friendships which lasted decades. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Samuel and Mollie Emge, her sister, Lois Jean Neff, and her son, Ronald Dean Patterson. She... Heiskell, Tennessee Dennis Keith Hackett 1951 — 2024 Dennis Keith Hackett "Dennie", age 72, of Heiskell, TN, died peacefully Friday morning April 5, 2024 at University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN. He was born October 16, 1951 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Merrill and Edith Hackett. He was a 1970 graduate of Carroll High School in Fort Wayne where he played football and was in the band also. Married since August 30, 1975 to Mary Jackson, and one son, Keith, who was joyfully born to them on November 2, 1989. Dennie held B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Biological Sciences at Indiana University, followed later by a B.S. degree in Allied Heal Professions/Circulation Technology at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio in 1986.... Archie Donald Barnes 2024 Archie Donald Barnes PE Lt. Col. (Retired USAF), age 82, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Archie was born May 29, 1941. Archie was Saved and Baptized at Luttrell Baptist Church, Luttrell, Tennessee. and was an active member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church. He retired as Commander of the 134th Civil Engineering Squadron, retired director of Base Engineering at McGhee Tyson ANG Base and a retired General Contractor. Archie was preceded in death by Carol Dean Brantley Barnes, wife and mother of their three children; father, Reverend Bruce William Barnes; mother, Clara Barnes; brother, Jimmie Bruce Barnes; sisters, Helen Hankins and Joyce Chesney. He is survived... Knoxville, Tennessee Forrest D. Taylor 1948 — 2024 Forrest D. Taylor of Knoxville, TN and Bristol, VA, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Forrest graduated from Fulton High School in 1968. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force. He retired from K-25 and Y-12 after 30 years as a welder and pipefitter. Preceded in death by Lillian McCoy Taylor of Bristol, VA and Robert V. Taylor of Knoxville, TN. Survived by his wife Lee Taylor of Knoxville, TN; son, Mark A. Taylor of Alcoa, TN; granddaughters Audrey, Caitlee, and Mallory Taylor of Maryville, TN. Family will have a Call at Convenience on Sunday, February 25, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood... Knoxville, Tennessee Karen Ann Fitchpatrick 1945 — 2024 Karen Fitchpatrick, age 78 of Knoxville, passed away on January 19, 2024. Karen lit up the room with her infectious smile and positive personality. She was a long-time member of the Unitarian Church. She had a heart for Spanish Speaking people and spent a year living in Argentina as well as making frequent trips to Mexico. She worked in the Knoxville community translating Spanish as well as teaching Spanish and Biology at Clinton High School for 32 years. She then worked for the Migrant Head Start Program for 13 years. She loved shopping for antiques, traveling and spending time with her friends. Preceded in death by; parents, Louis Edward and Julia Bernice Fitchpatrick. Survived by;... Ronald C Davis 2024 Clifford Ronald (Ron) Davis age 83, of Knoxville, TN, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 02, 2024 surrounded by his family. Ron was co-owner of Pro Air Filter, a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Knoxville and former member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Maryville and New Hope Presbyterian Church, Knoxville. He was preceded in death by parents, Clifford and Dora Thomas Davis and his partner in life and business, Jim Bruton. Survivors include Happy Angie Bruton Rodes and Husband, Greg and children. Over the years Ron and Jim's home was full of endearing animals, Holly Golightly being the last survivor. Ron was born and raised in Harlan, KY and graduated from Murray State... Blaine, Tennessee Bobby Ray Grubb 1938 — 2023 BLAINE - Bobby Ray Grubb, 85, of Blaine, TN, passed away on December 26, 2023. Bobby was born July 6, 1938, in Mascot, TN, the son of Charlie and Lula (Taylor) Grubb. Bobby spent the last 30 years with his devoted and loving wife, Brenda. Together they created a beautiful, blended family, full of love and dedication to all. Remaining to cherish Bobby's memory are his wife, Brenda; special boys, AJ, Zackary and Zaiden Garrett; children, Ricky (Teresa) Grubb, Shelby (Crendel) Wees, Junior (Helen) Garrett, Scott (Tammy) Grubb, Wayne (Gene) Garrett and Jeff (Carrie) Garrett; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Preceding Bobby in death are son and... Corryton, Tennessee Billy Edward Godfrey 1941 — 2023 Billy Edward Godfrey of Corryton, Tennessee went home to be united with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 19, 2023. A faithful member of Clear Springs Baptist Church, he exemplified a life rooted in trust in the mercy of the Almighty. Bill was the Founder of Godfrey Glass Company and upon his retirement endowed the company to his son and son-in-law. As his family grieves, they find solace in the words of the Bible: "The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Bill, a man of no education but profound wisdom, enriched our lives in ways that surpass any formal learning. He was a beacon of love, teaching us to embrace life, treasure family, and... Ann E. Meyer 1932 — 2023 Ann E. Meyer, age 91 of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully on December 10th at Sacred Ground Hospice House in Knoxville Tennessee. Ann was born on June 16, 1932, to Sallie (B) and Glinn Horace (Daddy) Bolin. She attended South High School and the University of Tennessee where she met her husband Herbert H. Meyer. She was married in 1953 until his passing in 2017. Together with Herbert, Ann raised their two children, Debbie and Mark. Ann spent her retirement years in Maryville, TN where she was involved with Fairview United Methodist Church. She was an avid gardener and quilter, having one of her quilts displayed in a museum in Townsend, TN. She loved music and dance. She was a square... Knoxville, Tennessee John Carroll Whitt 1932 — 2023 John Carroll Whitt, age 91 of Knoxville, Tennessee, departed from this present life to receive his heavenly reward at 3 a.m., December 9, 2023. He was born in Dothan, West Virginia on April 19, 1932 and was the son of George Nathan and Martelia Ann (Toney) Whitt. Having been united in marriage to Bonnie Lee on April 9, 1960 in Oak Hill, they shared more than 63 years of marriage. Mr. Whitt served in the Army infantry during the Korean War and was attached to the 101st Airborne Division. Soon after returning from the military, he began working for Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon retirement, Mr. Whitt and his family moved to Tennessee. He was a godly man, devoted... Morristown, Tennessee Margaret Ernestine Yates Cofer 1935 — 2023 COFER, MARGARET ERNESTINE YATES - Age 88, of Morristown, TN, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at Life Care Center of Morristown surrounded by her 3 nieces. She was born in Rutledge, TN and lived in Thomasville, GA for many years before moving back home. Preceded in death by parents, John Ernest and Edna Dykes Yates, husband, James Cofer, brothers Joe (Betty Mae) Yates, Charles Yates, Bobby (Nancy) Yates, sisters Betty (Lew) Yates and Peggy (Frank) Godwin and sister-in-law Rachel Yates. She is survived by her 3 nieces and caregivers, Rose (Fred) Montgomery, Marie (Billy) Daniel and Renee Godwin. Brother, Richard Yates, Sister-in-law, Carolyn Yates, Stepchildren, Jennifer and Drew... Powell, Tennessee Rebecca May Weishuhn 1936 — 2023 Rebecca May Weishuhn, age 87 of Knoxville, TN, went to be with the Lord Friday, October 27, 2023. She was born in Big Sandy, TN, and a member of Beaver Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a hard worker, who enjoyed working in the garden, cooking, listening to gospel music, word searching/cross word puzzles, and an avid basketball player. She loved all her family and friends and held them dear to her heart. She was preceded in death by beloved parents, Ray and Ethel Layco*ck; daughter, Jeri Edwards; brother, Dennis Layco*ck; brother-in-law, Jean Richardson; and son-in-law, Taylor Scott. She is survived by loving daughter, Cynthia Scott; son, Jack Weishuhn; son-in-law, John Edwards;... Kingsport, Tennessee Mary Frances Phillips 1949 — 2023 Mary Frances (Byington) Phillips, "Nana," was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, sister and friend. She peacefully left this world on October 9, 2023, age 74, for a grand reunion with God and all of her family and friends who have gone before. Mary was born in Kingsport, TN, to the late Elmer and Alpha (Nelms) Byington, "Granny B," in September 1949, the youngest of nine children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Sherrill "Poppy" Phillips; sisters: Nanny Lou Thomas (Hubert); Eliza Hale (Earl); and Sue Mason and by her brothers: Verly "Bud" Byington; Grady Byington; Hubert "Boob" Byington; and David "Bull" Byington as well as special "adopted" family... Greeneville, Tennessee Glenda Faye Deatherage 1948 — 2023 Glenda Faye Deatherage peacefully passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at the age of 74 in her home ... surrounded by her compassionate caregivers. She was a resident of Buckingham 1 [East Tennessee Homes] in Greeneville, Tennessee. Although Glenda was born with intellectual and developmental disabilities, her family and friends focused on the many things she could do. Glenda could smile, she could laugh and she could feel unbridled happiness. She could love without condition, and she could show her love without ever saying a word. Glenda always knew love is not only shared through words ... love is much deeper than words. She inspired those... Powell, Tennessee Andrew McPherson Mayes 1991 — 2023 Andrew McPherson Mayes, age 32, passed away Friday, September 29, 2023, peacefully after a courageous battle with ALS. He is preceded in death by beloved parents, Donna Mayes and Eddie "Buzz" Mayes; brother, Barry Mayes; niece, Addison Truman; and many other loved ones. He is survived by daughter, Madison Mayes; sisters, Sarah (Derek) Truman, Brandi Glover, and Jennifer Mayes; nephew, Jaxon Truman; and many cousins. Family will receive friends 4:00-6:00pm, Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Powell Chapel, 2000 Powell Dr., Powell, TN, 37849, with celebration of life to follow at 6:00pm, officiated by, Jordan Amburn. In lieu of flowers family ask that donations be made to ALS... Powell, Tennessee Andrew McPherson Mayes 1991 — 2023 Andrew McPherson Mayes, age 32, passed away Friday, September 29, 2023, peacefully after a courageous battle with ALS. He is preceded in death by beloved parents, Donna Mayes and Eddie "Buzz" Mayes; brother, Barry Mayes; niece, Addison Truman; and many other loved ones. He is survived by daughter, Madison Mayes; sisters, Sarah (Derek) Truman, Brandi Glover, and Jennifer Mayes; nephew, Jaxon Truman; and many cousins. Family will receive friends 4:00-6:00pm, Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Powell Chapel, 2000 Powell Dr., Powell, TN, 37849, with celebration of life to follow at 6:00pm, officiated by, Jordan Amburn. In lieu of flowers family ask that donations be made to ALS... Powell, Tennessee Terry Ray Myers 1974 — 2023 Terry Ray Myers, born January 8, 1974 - September 19, 2023, age 49, died peacefully at home Tuesday, September 19, 2023. He enjoyed being outdoors camping and fishing, and doing mechanical work. He was preceded in death by beloved parents, Ruth and Ray Myers; sister, Tammy Rector Bateman; and several aunts, uncles, and grandparents. He is survived by loving wife, Wanza Myers; fur-baby, Peanut; children, Brandon Ray Myers, Meghan Myers, Jeffrey (Amber) Campbell, and Candy Turner; 9 grandchildren; sister Cindy Myers and brother in-law, Joe Styles; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no services held at this time. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mynattfh.com Knoxville, Tennessee Julia Dianne Estes 1940 — 2023 Julia Dianne Silver Estes, age 83 of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord Friday, September 8, 2023. She was preceded in death by beloved parents, William and Gladys Silver; and Brother Butch Silver. She is survived by loving children, Barbara Davis, Lee Estes, and Julia Shephard; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Joan McMahon; and brother, Edd Silver. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.mynattfh.com
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