Highland Memorial Parks

At Highland Memorial Parks, Funerals and Cremations, you will find a warm atmosphere, a highly experienced and caring staff and the convenience of planning all funeral and cemetery arrangements from one location. To better serve you, we offer three funeral home and cemetery facilities throughout the Knoxville area. At Highland Memorial Parks, Funerals and Cremations, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. And for those who wish to plan their arrangements in advance, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us by visiting any of our following locations. HIGHLAND MEMORIAL PARK, FUNERALS AND CREMATIONS Highland Memorial Funeral Home was built on the grounds of Highland Memorial Park in the 1970s. Renovated in 1995, the funeral home offers a comforting environment. Inside the spacious chapel you will find a beautiful lighted stained-glass feature and seating for up to 250 guests. A large foyer with a fireplace is adjacent to the facility's three staterooms. A lounge area and kitchen are available for family use. Families consider Highland Memorial Park to be one of the most prestigious cemeteries in the Knoxville area. The well-manicured grounds encompass more than 114 rolling acres, which will allow the cemetery to grow for years to come. A large chapel mausoleum houses hundreds of spaces, as well as niches for those who select cremation. Often chosen because of its elegance, the Reflection Garden offers another form of memorialization. Private family mausoleums and estates are also available. Veterans are honored in a special garden. Traditional ground burial and a cremation garden can also be found at Highland Memorial Park. Highland Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations is located in the downtown Knoxville area. HIGHLAND SOUTH MEMORIAL PARK, FUNERALS AND CREMATIONS Highland South Funeral Home opened atop a hill on the grounds of Highland South Memorial Park in 1979. The building features a large viewing room, family lounge and a chapel with seating for 120 guests. Highland South Memorial Park was developed in 1965 and is comprised of 41 acres. The cemetery has the great Smokey Mountains as a backdrop. Many burial options are available at Highland South including traditional ground burial, mausoleum entombment, private family mausoleums and cremation niches. Highland South offers a beautiful fountain garden, and lovely statues can be found throughout the park. Highland South Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations is conveniently located in South Knoxville on Chapman Highway and is also close to the Seymour community. HIGHLAND WEST MEMORIAL PARK, FUNERALS AND CREMATIONS Built in the 1970s, Highland West offers families a large chapel and a visitation room adjacent to the lobby. Many families choose Highland West for its warm and cozy atmosphere. Established in the 1970s, Highland West Memorial Park is comprised of 22 acres, 12 of which are currently developed. Burial options include traditional ground burial, a veterans garden, private and community mausoleums and cremation niches. A fountain and statues contribute to the serene atmosphere of the park. Highland West Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations is located in the West Knoxville area and also serves the communities of Cedar Bluff and Farragut.


Our Obituaries

Oris Tharp

July 14, 1925 - November 20, 2017

Oris Tharp, 92, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017. Oris was very proud to be a United States Marine, serving his country in World War II in the Pacific. He was a loyal member of Valley Grove Baptist Church in the Ball Camp Community.Oris was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Evelyn.Oris is survived by his loving daughter Rita Thorpe Johnson and son in law Lynn...
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David Neal Sprouse

January 27, 1934 - November 17, 2017

David Neal Sprouse, 83, of Knoxville passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. He was of the Baptist faith. David was a long time employee of Jordan Distributors. He enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. Preceded in death by his parents Oliver and Ollie Sprouse, five brothers and his loving wife of 57 years Bernice Sprouse. Survived by his son Darrell Sprouse, daughter Mary Sprouse and his sisters...
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Anne Meade Fields Hart

January 28, 1945 - November 8, 2017

Anne Meade Fields Hart of Knoxville, Tennessee, and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at her home in Knoxville. Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Sunday, November 12, at Berry Highland Memorial Funeral Home on Kingston Pike in Knoxville. A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 PM in the Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a brief Graveside Service for Anne’s...
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Wilford Lee Armstrong

June 6, 1931 - November 8, 2017

Wilford Lee Armstrong age 86 of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War on the USS Boyd. Will was a Mason for many years, he was also a NASCAR driver in Nashville, TN. He was the owner of Armstrong Airport Lighting. Will loved fishing, boating and watching the races.Preceded in death by his parents Vestel and Martha...
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Carol Lee Leeds

February 3, 1939 - November 8, 2017

Carol Lee Leeds, 78, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother and devoted friend. Carol was a respected antique dealer here in Knoxville, specializing in estate jewelry. Carol was also an avid cook and loved to travel all over the world.Carol is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Irving and her children; son, Roby Wray...
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Harry Calvin Hoy

April 18, 1920 - November 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Highland Memorial, KNOXVILLE, TN.
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William Edward Moore

May 10, 1928 - November 4, 2017

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Louise Elizabeth Brown

July 20, 1916 - November 3, 2017

Louise Elizabeth Brown was 101 years old at her passing. She traveled the world with her husband John Brown where they lived in several foreign countries including Laos, Bangkok, and Yemen and travelled to many others. She made and kept friends in those countries for years until she outlived them all. Her residence before and after returning from living abroad was in Knoxville, TN. She moved to...
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Judy Faye Sayne

December 9, 1941 - November 3, 2017

Judy Faye Sayne age 75 of Knoxville, passed away at her home Friday, November 3, 2017 surrounded by family. Preceded in death by her mother and step-father Mildred and Elmer Berrier, father James Woods, beloved Aunt Nettie, sister and brother-in-law Gloria and Joe Tallent. Survivors include her loving husband of 31 years Gene Sayne, stepdaughter and her husband Angie and Skip Miller,...
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Greg E. Slack

September 13, 1955 - November 2, 2017

Gregory Edward Slack Sr., 62, went to be with Jesus on November 2, 2017 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Knoxville, TN on November 13, 1955. His faith was evident as he walked each day of his journey relying on the strength and provision of his Lord - trusting in His plan. Greg is remembered for the love and joy he found in his family and friends. He was honored...
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Jimmie David Hill

May 27, 1939 - October 28, 2017

Jimmie David Hill age 78 of Maryville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at his home. He was a long time member of Sand Branch United Methodist Church. He was the owner of Jim Hill Insurance in Knoxville. Jim was an avid golfer and reader, but most of all loved spending time with his family. Preceded in death by his loving wife Celia Weaver Hill, parents Lynn...
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Brenda Joyce Graham

September 30, 1942 - October 21, 2017

Brenda Joyce (Crisp) Graham, was born in Maryville, TN on September 30, 1942 to Parents, Guy and Nellie Crisp. She attended Morning Star Baptist Church in Maryville, TN. When she was nine years olds she accepted Christ Jesus as her personal salvation and when she was fifteen years old, she was baptized. She attended Calvary Baptist Church on Kingston Pike, Knoxville in mid-1960’s and West...
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Sarah Louise Boyd

February 13, 1927 - October 21, 2017

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Mary Eva McKown

October 16, 1923 - October 18, 2017

Mary Eva Ludwig McKown, 94, passed away October 18, 2017 at her home in Tallahassee, Florida, where she had lived with her daughter, Francee Laywell and family since 2013. Born in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, she resided in Knoxville, TN for 54 years, after marriage to her loving husband of 47 years, Francis Y. McKown (Doc), who passed away in 2004. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Eric Richard Ward

August 12, 1959 - October 16, 2017

Eric Ward passed away to meet our glorious Heavenly Father on October 16, 2017 at the age of 58. Eric was born and lived years in New Jersey, before moving with family to Signal Mountain in Chattanooga, TN where he attended and graduated from Baylor School. Eric then went on to The University of Tennessee Knoxville, was in the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and studied education and business. He later...
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Ann Weaver Jones

October 15, 2017

Ann Frances Weaver Jones, 68, of Knoxville died peacefully at UT Medical Center Sunday morning, October 15, 2017. Mrs. Jones was born in Chattanooga on June 7, 1949. She was the daughter of the late Margaret and Paul Weaver. Ann was a member of Basswood Church, she was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and a loving mother, grandmother, wife, sister, and friend. ...
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Alinda Lorene Allen

November 25, 1925 - October 14, 2017

Alinda L. Allen, affectionately known as “Granny” passed away at her home Saturday, Octobert 14, at the age of 91. She worked for over 25 years for the University of Tennessee and was a member of the Murphy Builders Sunday school class at Church Street United Methodist Church. She is survived by her three children, daughters Patricia Sines (Tom), Deborah Guigou (Henry) and son William...
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Dorothy Jean Conley

August 2, 1923 - October 11, 2017

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Millie Delle King

March 13, 1948 - October 11, 2017

Millie Spiers King age 69 of Knoxville passed away Wednesday, October, 11, 2017. She was a member of West View Community Church. Millie loved her family and especially her grandbabies. Preceded in death by her parents and brother. Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years William C. "Sky" King, daughter Brandi and son and daughter-in-law Bill and Stephanie King,...
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Harald Erich Esch

December 22, 1931 - October 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Berry Highland Memorial, KNOXVILLE, TN.
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Beatrice Clifton

November 22, 1927 - September 27, 2017

Beatrice, 89, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. She was “Granny” to many generations. She was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Josie Hood and her loving husband John Clifton. She is survived by daughter Barbara (Johnny) Sexton, grandchildren; Melissa (Richard) Cox, Cynthia Della Keck, Jason (Maggie) Keck. great grandchildren; Jessica (Joe), Lesley (M...
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Richard McGhee

December 16, 1935 - September 25, 2017

Richard, 81, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017. Richard is a veteran of The United States Navy.He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two daughters.He is survived by his son, Richard T. McGhee (Candace McBride); his two brothers, Bill (Jackie) and Gary (Andrea) McGhee; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his companion Anne Bolen.The family will have a Graveside...
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Charlotte A.G. Slagle

July 29, 1925 - September 25, 2017

Charlotte went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ, Monday afternoon, September 25, 2017 at 92 years young. She will be remembered as one who enjoyed life and being with friends and family. She was Charter Member of West Hills Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Republican Party and was an officer for years. She was married to Warren Slagle and they enjoyed 53 years of a loving...
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William Douglas Brittian

February 3, 1924 - September 14, 2017

Colonel William “Doug” Brittian, age 93, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born in Harlan County, Kentucky, on February 3, 1924, and moved to Knoxville as a boy. Doug retired from the U.S. Air Force after 33 years of service. He flew P47 fighter aircraft in combat in WWII, and after the war was a...
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Pearlie Louise McGinnis

September 24, 1928 - September 12, 2017

Pearlie Louise Hudgens McGinnis departed this life at 2:02 am on September 12, 2017 at Westmoreland Health and Rehab Center on Lyons View Pike.Pearlie was preceded in death by husbands, Lawrence Johnson (Tulsa, OK), Arthur Reed and James H. McGinnis; daughter, Helen “Diane” Johnson Lewis and son, Edward Harvey Johnson; Father and Mother, Erskine Harvey and Annie Elizabeth Hudgens;...
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Geneva Mae Williams

May 25, 1953 - September 10, 2017

Geneva Mae Williams, 64, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.Geneva was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Inez Williams, and her two brothers, Wayne and Gene Williams.Geneva is survived by brothers Wade and Howard Williams; sisters Ruth Underwood, Judy Williams and Margie Arnold; and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends on Monday, September 18, 2017 in the...
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Geneva Mae Williams

May 25, 1953 - September 10, 2017

Geneva Mae Williams, 64, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.Geneva was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Inez Williams, and her two brothers, Wayne and Gene Williams.Geneva is survived by brothers Wade and Howard Williams; sisters Ruth Underwood, Judy Williams and Margie Arnold; and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends on Monday, September 18, 2017 in the...
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Elizabeth Heisner Evans

August 8, 1950 - September 6, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Heisner Evans (“Liz”), age 67, of Maryville passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Maryville, Tennessee. Liz taught school for 32 years for the Haywood County Board of Education and, after her retirement, operated a business as a real estate appraiser. She is preceded in death by her...
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Margaret Ann Bayless

April 10, 1934 - September 6, 2017

Margaret Ann Taylor Bayless, age 83, known as a sweet spirit on this earth, completed her assignments here and joined many loved ones awaiting her in Heaven on September 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by Father, Carl S. Taylor; Mother, Cora Lee O’Neal Taylor; Sister Mary Taylor Rich; and Brothers, Carl, James, Walter, Bill, Joe and Charles Taylor; and Granddaughter Magan Bayless....
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Elizabeth Heisner Evans

August 8, 1950 - September 6, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Heisner Evans (“Liz”), age 67, of Maryville passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Maryville, Tennessee. Liz taught school for 32 years for the Haywood County Board of Education and, after her retirement, operated a business as a real estate appraiser. She is preceded in death by her...
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Jimmie Lynn Reed

July 2, 1941 - September 5, 2017

Jimmy L. Reed, Sr. (Jim), age 76, of Knoxville, passed away on Tuesday evening, September 5, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Jim was born in Knoxville, on July 2, 1941, where he lived his entire life. His early interest and passion of cars and vehicle mechanics, gained him a long list of friends and acquaintances. Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Aileen P. Bruce,...
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Nola Cooper

January 19, 1922 - September 4, 2017

Nola I. Cooper went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the age of 95. She was a member of Laurel Church of Christ and was a pioneer among women in the business world. She was a real estate broker and owned K-Town Realty in Fountain City which she operated for over 40 years. She was also a landlord for hundreds of people over the years and never missed an...
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David Fri

January 26, 1943 - September 2, 2017

David L. Fri, Sr. age 74 of Knoxville, passed away, Saturday, September 2, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Dave was a long standing member of Concord United Methodist Church. He was a Captain in the United States Army where he served in Vietnam and awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Meritorious Achievement in ground operations against hostile forces. Dave loved the outdoors, enjoyed...
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Sandra Ann Draine

October 16, 1957 - August 31, 2017

Sandra Ann Draine, age 59, departed this life in her sleep on August 31, 2017 after a short but brave battle with pancreatic cancer. She has been received into the hands of her Heavenly Father and is freed from the corruptions of this world for eternity. Sandra was a graduate of Fulton High School and also attended Draughn’s Business College. She and her brother Thomas Draine, also deceased...
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Heather Marie Boatman-Swanson

January 12, 1986 - August 29, 2017

Knoxville- Heather Marie Boatman-Swanson, 31 died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 after suffering heart failure. She leaves behind two beautiful children, Kaidan and Noah, her parents, James and Deanna Boatman, her sister, Sarah Boatman and countless beloved friends and family. The family will receive friends on Tuesday September 5, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Berry Highland Memorial. Her burial will...
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Raymond Fain Dawson

January 9, 1923 - August 29, 2017

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David Allan Grooms

December 11, 1936 - August 27, 2017

David Allan Grooms, Sr., 80, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 27, 2017. He was a lifelong member of Second United Methodist Church. He was also a longtime employee of Family Brands of Lenoir City. David was preceded in death by his mother Emma Grooms and his brother and sister in law, George and June Grooms.David is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Frances...
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Mary Ellen Price

November 30, 1927 - August 27, 2017

Mary Ellen Price passed away August 27, 2017.She was born in Dandridge, TN to Walter and Gladys Satterfield on November 30, 1927. She was a graduate is St Mary's School of Nursing in 1946 and worked for over 30 years at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in the newborn nursery. She was preceded in death by husband Robert Price, son Robert Price Jr and step- daughter Barbara Mullins,...
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Laura Beth Rapier

November 4, 1965 - August 22, 2017

Laura Beth Rapier of Knoxville died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Park West Medical Center after a short illness. She was 51.Born Oct. 4, 1965 in Knoxville, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie Madden Sanders and James Ray Sanders and stepdaughter of Margaret McCarty Sanders. She was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and attended Vanderbilt University, majoring in criminal law. For a short time...
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James Thomas Haynes

February 27, 1926 - August 22, 2017

Haynes, James Thomas (Tommy) (Tom), Col, US Army, RetiredTommy was born the son of L. Eunice and Etna Horne Haynes in Knoxville TN on February 27, 1926. He left this world for a better place on August 22, 2017. He is of Protestant faith, most recently a member of the Union Grove United Methodist Church in Friendsville. He grew up in Park City in Knoxville and graduated from Knoxville High School...
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Clarence Lee Cole

August 20, 1924 - August 22, 2017

Clarence Lee Cole age 93 of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Ben Atchley State Veterans Home. Mr. Cole was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of Black Oak Heights Baptist Church. Clarence retired from the University of Tennessee. Preceded in death by his parents William and Molly Loretta Cole, brothers Wayne and Carl Cole, sisters Evelyn Gilbert, Betty...
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Elisavet Digaletou Stratikis

November 30, 1933 - August 15, 2017

Elisavet Digaletou Stratikis born Katapodata, Cephalonia Greece, November 30, 1933 passed away Knoxville, Tennessee August 15, 2017 (the day of the Assumption of the Virgin). Elisavet grew up in modest but idyllic circumstances, in a two-level stone home in the square of a mountain village, with pleasant memories of her mother leading the dancers at festivals on the square, picking grapes and...
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Farideh Shahidi

May 23, 1937 - August 12, 2017

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Carolyn Lou Brown

September 6, 1944 - August 9, 2017

Carolyn Lou Brown, 72, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She was of Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Anna Mae Haun and siblings; Ralph, Thomas, Stella, Dave, James and Dora.She is survived by her husband, Earl Brown, siblings; Harvey, Cathy, Christine, Eddie Dean and children; Timothy Brown (Glenda), Tony Brown, Teddy Brown ...
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Frederick Charles Symons

June 28, 1940 - August 7, 2017

On August 7, 2017 Frederick Charles Symons lost his battle with dementia and passed into the arms of our Lord.Fred, born in Darby, Pa moved at age three to Florida, settling in the Daytona Beach Area where he spent his childhood. At 19 years old Fred was accepted into the apprenticeship program of IBEW Local Union 756 where he was an active member of 43 years.A great lover of all God's...
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Zachary Joel Ammons

June 30, 1994 - August 6, 2017

Zachary Joel Ammons, United States Army Private 1st Class of Knoxville was killed in a car accident in Nashville, TN Sunday, August 6, 2017. Zach is the 23 year old son of Joel and Sherry Ammons and brother to Nick and Katelyn Ammons. He is also survived by his great grandfather Glenn Seymour, grandparents Gary and Janice Hines, aunts and uncles Ellen and Barry Silver, Randy and Kassidy Hines,...
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MaryAnn Cecelia Evans

September 6, 1932 - August 5, 2017

Maryann C. Evans, 84 died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Kindred Nursing and Rehab Center in Loudon, Tennessee. She was born in Highland Park, Michigan on September 6, 1932 to Sony and Marie Erickson. After working for a short time at BlueCross BlueShield in Michigan, she moved to Knoxville and worked as a waitress on Gay Street at the Walgreens restaurant, then transferred to the Walgreens...
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June McCurry Britt

December 13, 1936 - August 3, 2017

June McCurry Britt, 80, of Knoxville, TN, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, August 3, 2017. She was the best of everything to everyone; proud of her family and showed an infinite amount of love to friends and family alike. She was a woman of grace, dignity and beauty, with a generous heart and kindness extended to all she met. Preceded in death by the love of her life, Charles T....
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Thelma Louise Burgin

February 21, 1936 - July 31, 2017

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Laura Loy McNamee

August 26, 1928 - July 31, 2017

Laura L. McNamee, age 88, of the Karns Community, passed away peacefully at her home on July 31, 2017. She was a retired teacher from Knox County Schools.She was preceded in death by her father and mother, W.J. and Myrtle B. Loy, her husband R.J. McNamee and her long-term caregiver Elton Shultz. She is survived by her cousin Ronald Goin, nurse and friend John Moore and family friend Emily Hays....
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Sandra Kay Thomas

January 13, 1958 - July 30, 2017

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Brennan Grace Ogle

April 2, 1996 - July 28, 2017

Brennan Grace Ogle age 21 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017. Brennan was a student at Pellissippi State Community College. She was a graduate of Bearden High School, class of 2014. Her passion was animals and she aspired to attend veterinary school. Preceded in death by her grandfather Tim Kerin. Survivors include her parents Jason Ogle and Barbara Ogle, grandparents Jim and...
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Mattie Lou Walsh

October 28, 1922 - July 24, 2017

Mattie Lou McTeer Walker Walsh passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Shannondale Nursing Home, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Surrounded by her children and enveloped in love, she left this world at the age of 94. A life-long Tennessean descended from some of the earliest Scotch-Irish settlers in Blount County. Mattie Lou was born in Knoxville on September 28, 1922 to William Arthur McTeer and Pearl...
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Alma Marie Pack

July 2, 1922 - July 22, 2017

Pack, Alma Marie “Nanna”, age 95, of West Knoxville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Nanna was born in Murphy, NC and left Murphy for the big city of Knoxville in 1940. Shortly after arriving in town while attending the county fair, a young man caught her attention by “ringing the bell” with the sledgehammer on the Strongman Game. A...
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Harold Randolph Sharpe

February 6, 1934 - July 16, 2017

Randy Sharpe, 83, of Maryville, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 16, 2017. His infectious smile and sense of humor will be missed by all that knew and loved him. He is a proud member of the U. S. Marine Corp.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Zelma Sharpe, his loving wife Shirley Sharpe, his two brothers, R.H. and Edward Sharpe, and sister Sherry Old.He is...
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Ruby Pearl Arington

October 12, 1932 - July 14, 2017

Arington, Ruby Pearl (Miss Ruby) Age 84 passed away Friday July 14, 2017. She was a loyal member of Piney Grove Baptist Church, loved her church and church family. She was retired from the State of TN Lakeshore Mental Health Institute after 42 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Mae Harris, husband John Arington, brothers and sisters Roy, Glenn, Lois, Mary, Beaulah...
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Jackie Wayland Fortune

December 12, 1935 - July 13, 2017

Jackie Wayland Fortune, age 81, passed away on July 13, 2017. He was a long standing member of Central Baptist Church of Bearden and was recently attending Fellowship Church. Jackie was a proud 1953 graduate of Laurel Hill School in Laurel Hill, Florida where he was Salutatorian of his graduating class. He then matriculated to The Florida State University and graduated in 1957 with a Bachelor of...
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Mary Harriet Whedbee

September 3, 1933 - July 9, 2017

Mary Harriet Gammons Hobbs WhedbeeMary Harriet Gammons Hobbs Whedbee, 83, passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017. Mary was of the Baptist faith and was a loving wife.Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Franklin Gammons and Lillie Gammons Wright. Her two husbands Louis Hobbs Jr. and Harold Whedbee. Her sisters, Joy Long and Frances Crowder and her brothers, Bill Gammons and Johnson Wright and...
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Beauchamp Brogan

July 22, 1929 - July 9, 2017

Beauchamp "Beach" E. Brogan passed away peacefully Sunday in Knoxville, TN. He was surrounded by family at his passing. Beach lived a full 87 years. He was born on July 22, 1929 in Harlan Kentucky, child of James Howard and Mary Evans Brogan. Raised in Middlesboro, KY, Beach was the son of a coal miner. Determined to make a better life, Beach joined the Navy, where he served for four...
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Winfred Helen Anderson

December 26, 1929 - July 2, 2017

Helen Anderson, 87, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Helen was a Godly woman and loved her family with her whole heart. She was a member of Norwood Baptist Church.Helen was preceded in death by her parents, John and Winfred Bates, and her loving husband, Jack Anderson Jr.Helen is survived by her two sons and their wives, Mark and Deanna Anderson and Terry and...
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Pauline Loretta Hughes

July 8, 1929 - June 25, 2017

Pauline Heatherly Hughes passed away surrounded by her family Sunday, June 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents William and Naomi Heatherly, husband Charles E. Hughes, and four brothers. Survived by daughter Terri Burgin, son and daughter-in-law Dwain and Michelle Hughes, sister Carolyn Coley, grandchildren Kelli Courtney (Brian Courtney), Chelsey Hughes and Tyler Hughes, great...
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Mary Estelle King

October 29, 1944 - June 21, 2017

Mary E. King, October 29, 1944 – June 21, 2017Survived by sisters Doris Branum, Brenda (Ralph) Neal, and Charlotte Tobler; Aunt Louise Woodby; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Verna Woodby King; brother and sister-in-law Clyde and Mary King; brothers Amos and Marion (Buddy) King; brothers-in-law James Branum and Tom Tobler; and sister and brother-in...
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Mary Agnes Huber

December 23, 1940 - June 17, 2017

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Alan Smith Heilman

December 23, 1927 - June 15, 2017

Alan Smith Heilman Retired Professor of Botany at the University of Tennessee. Born December 23, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA. Son of Harold and Beulah Heilman. Survived by his brother Richard and nephew David Heilman and niece Deborah Paulick and many grand nieces and nephews Alan attended schools in Dormont, PA where he developed a...
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Charles Elmer Johnson

September 16, 1926 - June 13, 2017

Charles Elmer Johnson, 90, went to be with the Lord and has joined his family in Heaven on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Charles always had a kind word for everyone and never met a stranger. Charles served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, rescuing American POWs in Nagasaki, Japan. He was with John Bailey Insurance Company for over 30 years.Charles was preceded in death by his mother Sara “Sally...
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Charles Elmer Johnson

September 16, 1926 - June 13, 2017

Charles Elmer Johnson, 90, went to be with the Lord and has joined his family in Heaven on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Charles always had a kind word for everyone and never met a stranger. Charles served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, rescuing American POWs in Nagasaki, Japan. He was with John Bailey Insurance Company for over 30 years.Charles was preceded in death by his mother Sara “Sally...
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Linda Sophia Moxham

June 6, 1927 - June 11, 2017

Linda Sophia Moxham, 90, of Knoxville, TN went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017. A member of Erin Presbyterian Church, she was a patient and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a forever cheerleader for her entire family. Linda is survived by her devoted husband, John, daughters Victoria Reidy (Tom), Suzanne Lawrence (Larry), Julie Menzies (Mark), six...
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Gregory Benedict Buyalos

March 21, 1971 - June 8, 2017

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William Bernard Clowers

May 21, 1956 - June 8, 2017

William "Billy" Clowers Jr., 61, of Lenoir City passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017.Billy was preceded in death by his mother Carol Marley Clowers, his grandparents Charles and Meadie Clowers and Harvey and Pearl Franklin and several relatives and friends.Billy was survived by his best friend and loving companion Peggy Berry, special cousins, Kim Lay, and Linda Hope.Friends and family...
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Christopher Kevin Cash

January 5, 1990 - June 5, 2017

Christopher Kevin Cash, age 27, of Knoxville passed away on June 5, 2017. He is survived by his two precious sons, Noah Cash, age 10, Carter Cash, age 2, his parents Wayne and Diane Cash, his sisters, Tonya Ford and husband Mike, Angie Hicks and husband Chad, and nieces and nephews, Taylor, Braden, Bella, Jacob, Harper and many other special family members. He is also survived by the mothers of...
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Dorothy Mae Roy

July 10, 1921 - May 30, 2017

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Lois Louise JULIAN

May 29, 1929 - May 29, 2017

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Harry Leslie Moseley

September 11, 1928 - May 22, 2017

Harry Leslie Moseley, beloved husband of Rosalind (Rose) Moseley, passed away suddenly May 22nd. A native Texan, Harry was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and graduated from Ysleta High School where he played baseball and football. He went on to graduate from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. During this time he also played Semi-Pro...
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Rex Leslie Davis

April 27, 1929 - May 22, 2017

Rex L. Davis age 88 of Knoxville passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at his home. He was a member of Norwood United Methodist Church. Mr. Davis was a former Knoxville City Councilman in the mid 1970’s. He was a Korean War Veteran of the United States Army. Preceded in death by his parents Hedrick and Roxie Davis and son Anthony Davis. Survivors include his wife Shirley Davis, children Max...
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William Henry Newberry

April 13, 1935 - May 22, 2017

William H. Newberry, “Tink,” age 82 of Knoxville, was born on April 13, 1935 and passed away suddenly on May 22, 2017 at home. He was a member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church and a proud veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired Captain from Knoxville Fire Department with 34 years of service. Tink was preceded in death by parents, Paul and Nellie Newberry and brother,...
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Berniece Wells Millsaps

September 19, 1921 - May 22, 2017

Berniece Wells Millsaps passed away peacefully at the Neighborhood Assisted Living in Tellico Village, Loudon, Tennessee, May 22, 2017. She was 95 years old. Born September 19, 1921, in Knox County, TN, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Noah E. Millsaps and her parents, C. B. and Lucile Wells. She is survived by her son Doug and wife Ellen of Tellico Village, grandson Stephen...
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Samuel Waller Anderson

October 8, 1930 - May 20, 2017

Anderson, Samuel Waller Age 86 of Knoxville, Tennessee, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday May 20, 2017 at 5:03 pm. Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his daughter, Margaret Lee Anderson, his parents, Samuel Waller Anderson and Laura Lewis Lawhon and sisters Margaret Anderson Johnson of Tallahassee, Florida and Donna Anderson Banta of Grand Haven, Michigan. Survivors...
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Anne Kennerly Berger

December 16, 1937 - May 18, 2017

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William Franklin Webster

July 11, 1934 - May 18, 2017

William “Bill” Webster 82 years old, would like to let you know that his work here is done. Bill went home to be with his Heavenly Father on May 18, 2017. As someone that came from a family of ten children, he was raised with a deep appreciation of family. He was a long time member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and cherished his church family. As a graduate of the University of...
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James Edward Long

February 24, 1935 - May 16, 2017

Jim Long, 82 of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family. Jim Served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Perry and Stella Long, and his grandson, Philip Ericson. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Ann, four daughters and their spouses, Teri (John) Schubert, Linda ...
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Mary Lynn Boyd

April 3, 1932 - May 13, 2017

Mary Lynn Sparks Randolph Boyd – age 85 passed away peacefully at home on May 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Knoxville Police Department Lt. Bill Boyd. She is survived by her sons and their spouses, Edmond and Keli Randolph, Bob and Cheryl Randolph and James Byrd, by her granddaughter , Natalie Randolph, by her sisters, Elizabeth Sparks McTaggart and Rita Sparks Pack...
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Edward K. Beeler

August 23, 1929 - May 11, 2017

Edward Beeler, 87, of Maryville, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017. He was a member of Ball Road Baptist Church.Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Noah and Jeanette Beeler and his first wife Elizabeth Beeler.Edward is survived by his loving wife Linda Beeler, one sister Judy Hutchison and two brothers Jerry Beeler and Don Beeler.The family will receive...
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Ann Nell Saunders

October 9, 1946 - May 10, 2017

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Charles Carey White

February 8, 1950 - May 7, 2017

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Charles Carey White

February 8, 1950 - May 7, 2017

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Sidney Lavan Harrel

February 19, 1955 - May 7, 2017

Sid L. Harrel age 62 of Strawberry Plains, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Tennova Residential Hospice. He was a member of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. Sid was an employee of Russell’s Pest Control for over 25 years. Preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Jean Harrel. Survivors include his loving wife of 27 years Karen Harrel, sons and daughters-in-law Andrew Brown (Beth), Jeffrey...
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Beatrice McCoy

April 16, 1936 - April 28, 2017

Beatrice Franklin McCoy, 81 formerly of Knoxville, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Memphis. She was a graduate of Rule High School in Knoxville. She worked for H.T. Hackney Co. and ran a cafe downtown with her cousin, Mildred Taylor, called The Three Ladies.She was preceded in death by her parents, Garlen and Beulah Franklin, her husband, Lee Roy McCoy, 2 brothers Garland Robert and Glen...
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Newel Lee Routh

August 17, 1943 - April 27, 2017

Newel Lee Routh, III, age 73, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away April 27, 2017. He was a member of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict. Preceded in death by his parents, Newel II and Peggy Routh; sister, Dinah K. Carlisle. Survivors include his loving wife of 16 years, Lois Haverly Routh; son, Newel Lee Routh IV ...
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Carolyn Howell Heaton

November 28, 1933 - April 27, 2017

Carolyn H. Heaton of South Knoxville passed away peacefully on Thursday April 27, 2017 in Knoxville TN. Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Sibley Howell of Knoxville TN. A graduate of Young High School, her career included real estate sales in Knoxville and Pigeon Forge TN. She was a member of Lake Forest Presbyterian Church, Knoxville TN. and a past member of the D.A.R. She loved her...
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James Allen Bounds

November 28, 1937 - April 26, 2017

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John Frank Faulkner

April 11, 1949 - April 24, 2017

John Frank Faulkner, 68 of Satellite Beach, Florida passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. Born in Knoxville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents John Harold Faulkner and Mary Will Reames Faulkner. Also by father-in-law Earl Ailey. He is survived by his wife Ann of 20 years. His mother-in-law Georgia Ailey; brother-in-laws David and Mike Ailey; nieces and nephews; and several cousins. He...
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Elizabeth Hannah Miles

May 30, 1921 - April 24, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Miles, age 95, of Knoxville, TN, passed awayMonday, April 24, 2017, at Parkwest Hospital. She was born inEndicott, NY and lived in Knoxville since 1976. She was a wife,mother, and devoted grandmother. Betty was also a homemaker,accomplished artist, and a member of West Hills BaptistChurch.She was preceded in death by her first husband of 50 years,Stanley Champion; and...
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William Elliott Moore

March 2, 1932 - April 21, 2017

William Elliott Moore. Sr. (Bill).age 85, slipped away from thisworld to a mach better place onFriday, April 21, 2017 at his homein Norris, TN, where he had livedsince 1967. For years he had sufferedfrom poor eyesight due toglaucoma, then dementia, andthen finally kidney cancer tookhim away.Survivedby his four children:sons, William, Jr. (Pete);Steve and wife Mary, Jimmy;and daughter. Lisa; sit...
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William Rotenbury Martin

September 4, 1932 - April 21, 2017

William Rotenbury Martinwent to be with the Lord, April23rd, 2017, in Knoxville, TN.Born September4th, 1932 in Atlantic City,New Jersey. He waseducated and served as achoir boy at Saint John theDivineEpiscopal School onManhattan Island in New YorkCity, and furthered his education at WatkinsonSchool in Hartford Connecticut. He spent his teenagesummers as a crewman sailing schooners in theLong...
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James Edward Williams

June 24, 1952 - April 21, 2017

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Chester Franklin Bass

October 20, 1921 - April 8, 2017

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Rebecca Ann Collins

August 30, 1952 - April 6, 2017

Rebecca “Becky” Ann Collins,age 64, of Knoxville, went home peacefully to be with the Lord and the Love of Her Life on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Becky was preceded in death by her loving husband, Vincent Lee Collins; her parents, Luther Owenby and Beatrice Hogg; her brothers, Steve Owenby, Bob Owenby, Terry Owenby, and Jimmy Owenby. Becky is survived by her daughter, Melissa Hall and...
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Mark Lee Gray

November 1, 1966 - April 2, 2017

Mark Lee Gray, 50, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away onApril 2, 2017 peacefully in his sleep.Viewing for friends and family will be held Wednesday April 5, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Grigsby Chapel Road in Farragut, Tennessee with the funeral immediately following.Mark was born to Fred and Betty Gray in Kingsport, Tennessee on November 1,...
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Sonja M. Funk

February 7, 1938 - March 29, 2017

Sonja Kinsey Funk, 79, of Knoxville, went to tend Heaven's garden, March 29th, 2017. She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, February 7th, 1938. Sonja graduated East High School after attending Central High School. She attended Knoxville Business College and worked for many years at Standard Knitting Mill, St. Mary's hospital and Knoxville Breast Center where she was known for being very...
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Kenneth Allan Thorne

December 13, 1956 - March 24, 2017

Kenneth A. Thorne, (KAT) Age 60. Went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday March 24, 2017. Member of Grace Baptist Church for 21 years. A wonderful man who set the standard of excellence in all aspects of life. Taught 4th grade Sunday school for 17 years. He was a dedicated icon in the valve industry for 42 years and was a member of the sales team at Pentair for 15 years. Best friend and...
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