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  • Leroy Byrd Obituary Photo
    Leroy Byrd Knoxville, Tennessee

    June 5, 2014

    Leroy Byrd 79 of Knoxville passed away Thursday June 5, 2014 following an illness. Mr. Byrd was born in Tennessee to the late Melvin and Josephine Alred Byrd and had lived in the Knoxville area for 50 years. He was a...


  • Edna "Lou" Shipley Obituary Photo
    Edna "Lou" Shipley Knoxville, Tennessee

    May 24, 2014

    Edna "Lou" Shipley 72 of Knoxville passed away Saturday May 24, 2014. Lou was born in Johnson City TN and had lived in the Knoxville area for over 50 years; she was retired from retail sales. Lou is survived by 3...


  • Mary Frances Anderson Obituary Photo
    Mary Frances Anderson, 93 Farragut, Tennessee

    April 26, 1921 - May 21, 2014

    Mary Frances Rogers Anderson of Farragut, Tennessee, age 93, passed away May 21, 2014. She was the daughter of Samuel and Lilly Rogers of Estill Springs, Tennessee. Frances was one of the original members of Farragut...


  • Joseph F. "Frank" Birdwell Obituary Photo
    Joseph F. "Frank" Birdwell Knoxville, Tennessee

    May 13, 2014

    Joseph Franklin "Frank" Birdwell Sr. 88, of Knoxville passed away at his home in Knoxville. Frank was born in Bristol TN to the late W.R. and Stella Mae Simpson Birdwell. He was a longtime resident of the Knoxville area...


  • James Clayton Marsh Obituary Photo
    James Clayton Marsh, 65 Knoxville, Tennessee

    March 20, 1949 - May 11, 2014

    Marsh, James C., age 65, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Jim was retired from Swedish Match of North...


  • William Crowder Obituary Photo
    William Crowder, 48 Knoxville, Tennessee

    July 18, 1965 - May 11, 2014

    Obituary pending. Please check back at a later date. Thank you.


  • Jennifer Lynn Cooper Obituary Photo
    Jennifer Lynn Cooper, 37 Knoxville, Tennessee

    September 27, 1976 - May 6, 2014

    Jennifer Lynn Cooper, age 37, of Knoxville, passed away on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014. Jennifer loved crime novels, authors Stephen King, Ann Rice, Dean Koontz, and watching courtroom dramas. She enjoyed traveling,...


  • Burness Sims Obituary Photo
    Burness Sims Knoxville, Tennessee

    April 6, 2014

    Burness Sims 70 of Knoxville went to be with his lord Sunday April 6th 2014. A native of Winder GA Burness had lived in Knoxville for 20 years. He was a US Air Force veteran having served in Vietnam. Mr. Sims was a...


  • Bennett L. Crowder II, 76 Knoxville, Tennessee

    December 12, 1937 - April 5, 2014

    Dr. Bennett L. Crowder, II, of Concord, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the age of 76. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Dr. Bennett L. Crowder, II Memorial Fund, Suntrust Bank, 320 N. Cedar...


  • Mike Luna Obituary Photo
    Mike Luna, 72 Knoxville, Tennessee

    December 25, 1941 - April 4, 2014

    LUNA, MIKE, born on 12/25/1941 (age 72), of Farragut, born in Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on Friday, April 4th, 2014. He served in the Air Force, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and owned his own contracting...


  • Robert Desborough Stephens Obituary Photo
    Robert Desborough Stephens, 69 Maynardville, Tennessee

    October 24, 1944 - March 31, 2014

    Obituary is pending at this time. Please check back at a later date.


  • Richard "Dick" Flynn, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Richard "Dick" Flynn, Sr., 74 Knoxville, Tennessee

    November 20, 1939 - March 30, 2014

    Richard "Dick" Edward Flynn, Sr., age 74, of Knoxville, formerly of Brunswick, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, March 30th, 2014. Mr. Flynn was a United States Navy Veteran and retired from Georgia Pacific after 38...


  • Walter Hodge Obituary Photo
    Walter Hodge Knoxville, Tennessee

    March 26, 2014

    Walter Flemon Hodge Jr., 85, of Knoxville entered Heaven on Wednesday, March 26th. Walter was born in Rutledge, TN and was a lifelong resident of East Tennessee. He was a retired Gas Foreman and Supervisor from KUB with...


  • Shirley Annette Dixon Obituary Photo
    Shirley Annette Dixon, 54 Knoxville, Tennessee

    October 13, 1959 - March 8, 2014

    Mrs. Shirley Annette Dixon, age 54, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, March 8th, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Shirley retired from H & R Block after 20 years of service. She is preceded in death by parents...


  • Charles Everett Mason Obituary Photo
    Charles Everett Mason, 74 Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

    August 1, 1939 - February 22, 2014

    Obituary Pending. Please check back at a later date.


  • Myrt Rainwater Hagen Obituary Photo
    Myrt Rainwater Hagen, 77 Knoxville, Tennessee

    April 11, 1936 - February 21, 2014

    Myrtle "Myrt" Rainwater Hagen, age 77, of Knoxville, passed away on Friday, February 21st, 2014. She was a member of Bogart Chapel United Methodist Church in Dandridge and the East Tennessee Wine Society. She is...


  • Teresa Lynn Herman Obituary Photo
    Teresa Lynn Herman, 52 Knoxville, Tennessee

    December 25, 1961 - February 17, 2014

    Teresa Lynn Herman, age 52, of Knoxville, passed away on February 17th, 2014. Teresa never expected to be with us past her teen years, but with the love of God and her family she blessed us with 52 years of love and...


  • Joseph Thomas Offord Obituary Photo
    Joseph Thomas Offord, 82 Knoxville, Tennessee

    September 8, 1931 - February 11, 2014

    Joseph T. Offord, Retired, United States Army, CSM, age 82, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, February 10th, 2014. Mr. Offord was a United States Army Veteran and was a member of Hardin Valley Freewill Baptist...


  • Samuel David Sutton, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Samuel David Sutton, Sr., 68 Knoxville, Tennessee

    June 8, 1945 - February 5, 2014

    Samuel David Sutton, Sr., age 68, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on the morning of February 5th, 2014. Sam was born in Maryville, TN on June 8th, 1945. He graduated from West End High in Birmingham, Alabama. Sam later...


  • Mabel Ann Breeding Obituary Photo
    Mabel Ann Breeding, 91 Russellville, Tennessee

    May 27, 1922 - January 26, 2014

    Mabel Ann Breeding, age 91, of Knoxville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 26th. She passed peacefully in her sleep and was free of pain. She will be sorely missed by her family and all that...


  • Joshua Tyler Massey Obituary Photo
    Joshua Tyler Massey, 40 Knoxville, Tennessee

    April 1, 1973 - January 25, 2014

    Joshua Tyler Massey, age 40, of Knoxville, passed away on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. God called Josh to Heaven to welcome his grandpa, Elmo Massey, who joined him two days later. Josh enjoyed 14...


  • Gayle R. Lauer Obituary Photo
    Gayle R. Lauer, 74 Knoxville, Tennessee

    January 10, 1940 - January 20, 2014

    Gayle R. Lauer, born January 10, 1940 in Orangeburg, S.C., died peacefully in her husband's arms with family at her bedside at Tennova Residential Hospice on January 18, 2014. She was a graduate of Greer, S.C. High...


  • Eula Maxine McQueen Obituary Photo
    Eula Maxine McQueen, 85 Farragut, Tennessee

    June 27, 1928 - January 9, 2014

    McQueen, Maxine McCloud, age 85, of Farragut, TN, was born June 27th, 1928, in Johnson County, TN, and passed away peacefully at ParkWest Hospital on Thursday, January 9th, 2014. She was a member of First Baptist...


  • Charles David  Anderson Obituary Photo
    Charles David Anderson, 68 Knoxville, Tennessee

    November 30, 1945 - January 8, 2014

    Anderson, Charles David, 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. He was of Baptist faith. David was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mildred Anderson; brother, Donald Anderson; and sister,...


  • Alice Hale Cornett Obituary Photo
    Alice Hale Cornett, 86 Knoxville, Tennessee

    August 1, 1927 - January 1, 2014

    Alice Hale Cornett, age 86, of Knoxville, passed away on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014. She worked with her father who was a Baptist Minister building mission churches in the Appalachian region of Southeastern KY. Mrs....