Obituaries

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Bo Thomas

July 18, 2024

Bo Thomas age 74 of Maryville passed away Thursday July 18, 2024, after a long illness.  He was preceded in death by his Parents: Elmo and Mary Presley Thomas, Grandson: Mikey, Brothers: Jack, and Buster, Sister: Janie Richardson. He was a long-tim...
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Matthew Dewayne McKeehan

July 10, 2024

Matthew Dewayne McKeehan, born October 24, 1980, and died July 10, 2024, went to be with the lord on July 10, 2024, and reunited with family gone on before us.  He was preceded in death by grandparents: Jesse and Bertha McKeehan, Stanley Inman and D...

Jack Gaston, Jr.

July 9, 2024

Jack Gaston, Jr. passed away on July 9, 2024, at his home in Maryville. He is survived by his sister: JoAnn Duncan of Greenback, brother and sister-in-law: Paul and Trish Gaston of Louisville, nephew: Don "Rusty" Gaston of Maryville, nieces: Jessica ...
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Sharon Ann LeQuire

July 4, 2024

Sharon was a strong Christian woman, she was devoted to God and Jesus, her faith was unwavering. Sharon's mission was to tell others about Jesus and to help many people through her everyday giving. She also enjoyed giving to Christian causes she beli...
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Donna Mae Hopwood

July 2, 2024

Emotions overflow like a fountain as we express a huge loss of life for our sweet loving Momma, Nanny, Nana, and Granny, Donna Mae Hopwood. She unexpectedly made her journey to Heaven to join her late husband James “Hoppie” Hopwood, the morning o...

Gloria "Lavon" Ward

June 27, 2024

Gloria “Lavon” Ward, age 76, of Maryville, TN passed away on Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She is preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Delano Ward and 2 brothers, Milburn Beal and Darrell Beal. Lavon leaves behind h...

William Jarnagin

June 27, 2024

William “Franklin” Jarnagin, (the man, the myth, the legend- in his own mind) 75, departed this world on June 27, 2024, for the great corn crib in the sky, (If you know you know) to go and harass our mother. He was preceded in death by his belove...
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Ronald L. (Tom) Greene

June 18, 2024

Ronald Lanier Greene “Tom” March 2, 1947 – June 18, 2024 Tom Greene, age 77, of Friendsville passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and close friends on Tuesday June 18, 2024. He was preceded in death by his parents Hugh L. and Ma...
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Carlis D. Hitson

June 17, 2024

Carlis D Hitson, age 77, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday June 17, 2024. He was proceeded in death by his parents, father William Robert Histon (Dub), mother Euella Rowland Hitson, brother Dallas Wayne Hitson. Survived by his wife of 45 ½ yea...

Jordan (Lil Bum) Sparks

June 7, 2024

Jordan Cade Sparks (Lil Bum) passed away suddenly on Friday June 6, 2024, he was only 32 years old, anyone who knew Jordan loved him, he never met a stranger, he knew his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and loved to go to Church, he loved life, he would...

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James Paul Jollay

June 5, 2024

James “Paul” Jollay, 60 years of age, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at UT Medical hospital. Paul was born on August 28, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was adopted at the age of 6 by James Howard (deceased) and Arlene Jollay (decease...
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Carol Marie Mason

May 28, 2024

Carol Marie Mason, who loved to be called Mom and Gran by her daughter and grandkids, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 28th at 3:30 A.M. with her daughter Cristin by her side. Carol was born in Knoxville, TN on June 9, 1947, to Kyle and Martha ...
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Larry Beckham

May 28, 2024

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, Larry Beckham entered into the Kingdom of Heaven. Larry was a “Smalltown Southern Man”, one of the hardest workers, the kindest gentleman, the GREATEST storyteller, beloved “Papa” to his grands, the best Daddy a gir...

Shirley Lorene Perkins

May 25, 2024

Shirley Lorene Perkins was born on July 14, 1944, and passed away on May 25, 2024. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Shirley was the kindest of souls and will be remembered for her smiling face, big laughs, and tight squeezes. She love...
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Charles Q. Balch

May 23, 2024

Charles Q. Balch Jr. (Charlie) 71 went to be with our Heavenly Father on May 23, 2024, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his Father: Charles Q. Balch Sr., Mother: Lola Maples Balch, Brother: Vic Balch, and younger Sister: Katr...
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Dean Loy Dockery

May 20, 2024

Dean Loy Dockery born July 20, 1942, died May 20, 2024, of Maryville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday May 20, 2024, He was a graduate of Severe County High School, and retired from Alcoa. He enjoyed dogs, college football, and his ball ...

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Charles Paul Gardner

May 20, 2024

Charles Paul Gardner, age 67 passed away surrounded by his family May 20, 2024, due to a long battle with pneumonia. Charles was born February 13, 1957, in Marietta, Georgia to James and Esther Gardner. Charles was the baby of the Gardner family, and...

Debra Kay Abbott

May 13, 2024

Debora Kay Abbott, age 63, of Maryville, passed away Monday May 13, 2024. She was preceded in death by her Parents: Tommy and Laura Ona Hatcher. She is survived by her Husband of 40 years, Craig Abbott, Sisters: Connie Flynn, and Jannie Perkins. Mot...

Barbara Heath Poplin

May 11, 2024

Barbara Heath Poplin born December 15, 1944, and passed away May 11, 2024, at her home. She was preceded in death by mother and stepfather: Luetisha and Lee Williams, husband of 60 years: James Edward Poplin, and infant daughter: Christina. She is ...

Alfred Ward Jr.

May 8, 2024

Alfred “Al” Ward Jr., 76 of Maryville passed away May 8, 2024. He was preceded in death by wife: Shirley Ward, parents: Alfred Sr. and Arizona Ward, brother: Woody Ward, and sisters: June Gribble and Patty Dockery. He is survived by daughters: ...
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Margaret E. Cunningham

May 7, 2024

Margaret E. Cunningham, 85 of Maryville passed away May 7, 2024. A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday May 13, 2024, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Vonore with Pastor Tom Hatley officiating. ...

Terry Lynn Flanagin

May 5, 2024

It is with great sadness we announced the death of Terry Lynn Flanagin who left us on May 5, 2024, after a long battle with cancer, he was preceded in death by his Father: Arthur W Flanagin, Grandparents: Roy and Bessie Teffeteller, John and Bertha F...

Walter L. Price

May 3, 2024

Walter L Price 77, of Walland passed away Friday morning May 3, 2024, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents: H. Etter and Hulda Hensley Price, His brothers, Steve, Henry, Dave, and Daniel Price. He is survived by his loving wife of 5...

Ruby (Teffeteller) Wilburn

April 29, 2024

Ruby (Teffeteller) Wilburn born June 2, 1928, and passed away April 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by husband: Roy Wilburn, grandson: Scott Wilburn, daughter-in-law: Dino, daughter: Wanda Wilburn, parents: Wade and Birdie (Brown) Teffeteller, b...

Linda Marie Hemrick Gulledge

April 28, 2024

Linda “Nama” Marie Hemrick Gulledge, age 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee. She was born July 13, 1949, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to Donald Gray Hemrick and Evola Sal...