Obituaries

Lester Eugene Weeks

October 20, 2021

Lester Weeks, 67, from Friendsville, TN died peacefully at home on October 20, 2021, from a long fight with cancer. He enjoyed racing and was a member of the Smoky Mountain Hall of Fame. He enjoys spending time with all his babies, family and frien

Kenneth R McGill

October 20, 2021

Kenneth Ray McGill, 82 of Maryville, went home to be with the Lord on October 20, 2021, surrounded by family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather who was dedicated to his church and family. He is survived by his wife of 61

Faye Ellen King Dunlap

October 16, 2021

Faye Ellen King Dunlap, 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children on October 16, 2021. She was raised in Citico and resided in Louisville, TN. She was a member of Zion Chapel Baptist Church. She retired from Peninsula Hospital

Mildred Marie McClurg

October 12, 2021

Mildred Marie McClurg, 92, passed away October 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by husband: H.C. McClurg, son: Spencer McClurg, and granddaughter: Tracie McClurg. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law: Virginia and Doyle Martin, Sons and da

Peggy A. Bowers

October 12, 2021

Peggy A. Bowers, 71, of Maryville, passed away on October 12, 2021. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by father: Leonard Bowers, mother: Helen Bowers, brothers: Phil Bowers, Don Bowers, Dale Bowers, and Jim Bowers, an

Hazel Brenee Schuler

October 8, 2021

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

Wanda Mae Potter

October 8, 2021

Wanda Mae Potter, age 85, of Louisville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, peacefully at home. She was preceded in death by husband, Leonard R. Potter; son, Charles L. Potter; son-in-law, Jeffery Noah; parents, B.A. and Emma Reed; in-laws, Caro a

Marvin Halterman

October 8, 2021

Marvin Halterman, born January 17, 1936, went home to heaven on October 8, 2021, leaving behind sons and daughters-in-law: Greg and Diane Halterman and Mark Halterman and Sherrie Bishop, grandsons: Geoffery, Jason, and Michael, and several great gran

Charles K Garren

October 6, 2021

Charles K. Garren, 80 of Walland, passed away October 6, 2021. He is survived his sons: Timothy Garren, Robert Garren, and Heath Garren. A Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Patsy Juanita Dalton

October 1, 2021

Patsy Juanita Dalton 79 of Rockford passed away Friday October 1, 2021 at home. She was preceded in death by her Mother: Anna Farrar, Sister and Brother in law: Louise & Sammy Armstrong, Grandson: Richard Swiney, Granddaughter: Stacy Rimmer, Step Gr

Jewell Rosalena McCollum

September 28, 2021

Jewell Rosalena (Nanny) McCollum, age 75, received her wings on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at her home in Maryville. Mrs. McCollum pastored a few churches for over 40 years. She and her husband Kenneth (Freight) McCollum pastored Faithway Fellowshi

Cecilia Lynn Dolinger

September 26, 2021

Cecilia Lynn Dolinger, 53 of Maryville, passed away September 26, 2021. She is survived by her sons: Dylan Dolinger and Charles Morgan. Services will be planned at a later date.

James Stevens Pressley

September 25, 2021

James “Jim” Stevens Pressley, born November 27, 1951, in Knoxville, Tennessee passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 2:50 pm at his home in Louisville, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his mother: Anna May (Long) Pressley, father: Ha

Georgia Wilson Proctor

September 23, 2021

Georgie Proctor 67 of Maryville passed away Thursday September 23rd 2021 she was preceded in death by her son Gary Lee Wilson and her mother Betty Evelyn Walker She is survived by her Son Sherman Proctor, grandchildren Courtney sharp, Jessica Bye, S

Teresa Leann Cooper

September 23, 2021

Teresa Leann Cooper, 40 of Maryville, passed away at her family home on Thursday evening September 23, 2021. She was born March 10, 1981, to Peggy Cooper and James “Bird” Reeves of Blount County. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter

Charles Ray Simonds

September 22, 2021

Charles Ray Simonds, 75 of Maryville, passed away September 22, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents: Norman Bergel Simonds and Minnie May Richards Simonds, brother: William H. Simonds, and sisters: Hazel Cook and Stella Kephart. He is survive

Jade Allyn Martin Tipton

September 22, 2021

Jade Allyn Martin Tipton, 27 of Alcoa, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021, after a long illness. She had a love for music, family, and friends. She is survived by her husband: Chancey Tipton, parents: Brett and Tammy Winters Martin, sister a

Charles Wesley Holder, Jr

September 19, 2021

Charles W. Holder Jr., 62 of Maryville, passed away Sunday evening September 19, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father: Charles W. Holder Sr., grandfather: Ed Solomon, grandmother: Francis Solomon, granddaughter: Jordan Hatcher, aunt: Jane Pr

Bennett Leroy Purkey

September 18, 2021

Bennett Leroy Purkey, 80 of Louisville, passed away Saturday September 18th 2021. He was retired many years from The Marble Quarry, Friendsville, TN. He was preceded in death by his wife Frances Alene Thomas. The love of his life; His parents Marv

Jeremy Wayne Simerly

September 17, 2021

Jeremy Wayne Simerly went home to be with Jesus Friday, September 17, 2021. He was a member of RIO South where he served as an Elder and Youth Pastor. He was a devoted, passionate child of God, who loved to worship! You couldn’t have a conversati

Shannon "Christi" Hodge

September 17, 2021

In loving memory of Shannon “Christi” Hodge. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Blount Memorial Hospital on Friday September 17, 2021 and went to be with the Lord at the age of 50. She was born on September 14, 1971 to her loving

Alex Garcia

September 16, 2021

Alex Garcia, 25 of Louisville, son of Ricardo and Denice Garcia, went to join his Daddy on September 16, 2021.  He always made everyone laugh and feel at ease.  He loved to play guitar and shoot pool but loved his family above all else.  He is alw

Nellie Long Graves

September 16, 2021

Nellie Long Graves of Maryville passed away September 16, 2021. She was born September 18, 1921 and will be buried on her 100th birthday on Saturday September 18, 2021. She was an avid bowler up into her 90’s and received many awards. She atte

Patricia Kelley Duncan

September 15, 2021

Patricia Kelley Duncan, 74, of Walland passed away September 15, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents: Bill Kelley and Mae Williams. She is survived by son; Anthony Duncan, sister and brother-in-law: Leesa and Steve McGill, granddaughter: Bella

Marie Lynn

September 14, 2021

The world lost a beloved mother Marie Elizabeth Tucker Lynn on September 14, 2021, in Elkhart, Indiana with her daughter Sandra by her side. She passed away at the age of 83 after fighting a courageous battle with Dementia. She was born to Horace an