Angeline E. McCamy (Sign Guestbook)

Angeline Elizabeth Farmer McCamy, age 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12th, with her loving family by her side. She was born April 1st, 1930, in Knoxville, TN, along with her twin sister Mary Farmer Galbreath. She was the daughter of Blaine and Retha Farmer, and sister to Jack Farmer. She graduated from Old Knoxville High School as well as the University of Tennessee in Home Economics. She married the love of her life, Samuel Carter McCamy Jr., who preceded her in death in 2002. They spent over 50 years together and loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Angie, also known lovingly as “Grammy” to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many more, was as sweet as she was endearing. Some of her favorite things included getting her hair done, movie and lunch dates with her dear friends, enjoying dessert, going to church with her family, reading, anything to do with Oprah Winfrey, watching golf and UT football, working out with her friends at Cherokee Country Club, and Tri Delta sorority.

She is survived by her son, Samuel Carter McCamy III and his wife Susie, daughter Gail McCamy Wedekind and her husband David, and son Jeffrey Perry McCamy and his wife Pace, as well as her nine grandchildren, Angie Jedlicka (husband Andrew), Sarah Verzyden (husband Caleb), Spike McCamy, Callie Jubran (husband Nadim), Blaine Wedekind (wife Rachael), as well as Bogan, Jack, Johnny B. and Sam McCamy IV. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews and three great-grandchildren – Cameron, Claire, and Lyla Mae – along with three more on the way, all due to make their arrival in the next few weeks.

She was beautiful inside and out and had a gift for making everyone she met feel special and important because she genuinely believed it to be true. She was not afraid to let people pamper her, but at the same time never complained about anything. Her charming smile, beautiful blue eyes and precious laugh could light up any room and will be deeply missed by all who adored and loved her so much.

A service will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1610 Midpark Rd., Knoxville, TN, 37921, off of Middlebrook Pike) on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 3:00 PM, along with a celebration of life immediately following. There will be a private graveside memorial prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Friends of Tennessee’s Babies with Special Needs, where Angie served on the Advisory Board (PO Box 544, Alcoa, TN, 37701-0544). Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the McCamy family and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook below.


27 guestbook entries for “Angeline E. McCamy”:

  1. Randy, Angie and Jackson Tindell says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of this sweet lady. The entire family is in our prayers. We rest in knowing that she stands in the presence of our Lord and Savior and we will all join her one day soon.

  2. David & Robin Purvis says:

    Angie was such a dear lady and she will truly be missed by all that knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this sad time.
    With Warmest Sympathies, David & Robin

  3. Mary Frances Merwin says:

    Such a sweet gracious woman. So blessed to have met her.

  4. Brenda Stephenson says:

    So sorry for your loss and hate I never met her…she sounds like a delight! I have your family in my prayers and I know He will give comfort.

  5. Logan & Kathy Hill says:

    Our sincere condolences and prayers to the extended family. We will never forget how sweet and kind Angie was to us during our long association with Roden Electric.

  6. Mary and Rick Johnson says:

    Much love to each and every one of you. This beautifully worded and heartfelt obituary is a refreshment to the soul as we all pause to celebrate a great life and be thankful for all the graceful ways she blessed so many. Deepest condolences with love from Mary and Rick Johnson, Mary Margaret and Pace

  7. Gerda Mayo says:

    She was a precious lady, full of grace and beauty. My prayers are with all of you.

  8. Marla Brody says:

    Sam, so sorry for your loss.

  9. Carol Connor says:

    Angie was truly a lady of Grace.
    Love and prayers to her entire family.
    Carol and Mike

  10. Lisa Sherrod Mills says:

    Sam, Gail and Jeff so sorry for the loss of your mother. Aunt Angie was someone I always enjoyed seeing! Her beautiful smile warmed your heart even if it had been a long time since you’d seen her!. Praying for your comfort in coming days and weeks. Angie was a beautiful woman!

  11. John Butler says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  12. Gerald levan says:

    Sam and Jeff, Sorry to hear about your Mother my prayers are with your family at this sad time.

  13. Janet Wedekind says:

    Angie was always warm and gracious lady. Sending our love and prayers to the entire McCamy family.

    Janet and the Curry cousins

  14. Dennis & Connie Duncan says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of your wonderful Mom and Grammy.We had the privilege of getting to know Mrs. McCamy while working at Roden Electric. I will never forget her kind and gracious heart and how much she dearly loved her family. Our deepest sympathy,

  15. Ellen Lesher Bundy says:

    I have precious memories from growing up at 2nd Pres., and you Mom is one of them. I am so thankful to have known her my entire life and to have experienced her gentleness and sweet spirit many, many times. She is truly one of God’s chosen. May you feel God’s comforting arms surround you in the coming days.

  16. Bill Bailey says:

    So sorry for your loss. Worked for Sam at Rodens. Angie was a very sweet lady and a pleasure to know Always a smile on her face and Love in her heart. She will be missed. My prayers are with all the family.Always remember the good times.
    Bill Bailey

  17. Dolores manning Reagin says:

    Although I have not seen Angie for many years, I so well remember what a beautiful young woman she was during our high school and college years. I am glad to have those memories and know that her family and friends will find comfort in their precious time together over the years. Rest in peace, my friend.

  18. Tracy Jennette says:

    Julie, Cindy, and Jan, I only met your aunt a few times…but as with all of your family, she was blonde and sweet. 🙂 I know your hearts are broken. Even I was glad that she was still around following your mom’s passing…and that you had her in your life. I’m sure you had especially sweet times together these last few years.

    They are now reunited! They beat us all there. I look forward to walks on the heavenly beaches with her & you, Julie. I know your pastels of her will only be dearer to you now.

    May God, in Christ, continue to be near and especially comfort your hearts and give you complete Hope. We have much to look forward to.

    In Him,
    Tracy Jennette
    (Julie’s friend, living in Nashville)

  19. Carolyn H McReynolds says:

    She was the true Southern Lady!Such a kind and thoughtful soul.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  20. Carl O'Baugh says:

    I’m sorry she passed. Angie is one of the few classmates or 1948 that I remember. God bless her.

  21. David Countiss says:

    A lovely friend and former neighbor/classmate.
    May the Peace of Christ be with your family in this time of sadness.

  22. Peggy Moulton McKinney says:

    My years spent with Angie were as a child including one thru12 years of schooling. It was not unusual to find several of us girls spending the weekend at the Farmer home. I lost contact with Angie after Knoxville High School so I did not know her as a
    “Lady”, but she was always my Idol growing up. Angie will never be forgotten.

  23. Jim Alexander says:

    Mrs. McCamy always greeted you with that warm smile and seemed really glad to see you. She always had such dignity and poise. I loved talking to her in Cherokee’s exercise room. She will be truly missed.
    Cindy and I are out of town so will not be back for her service but our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  24. Jeannie and Chris Pannell says:

    With our deepest sympathy.

  25. Meryl Ray says:

    What an exceptional lady and long time friend — her beauty and presence will be missed by all who knew her! We’re praying the Lord will bless and comfort the family during this sad time..

    Lots of Love,

    Lloyd and Nancy Montgomery
    Meryl Montgomery Ray

  26. David and Amanda Armstrong says:

    McCamy Family- we are so sorry to hear the news about Mrs. McCamy. You will be in our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead.

  27. Carl Gibson says:

    I’ve known Angie all my life.First grade thru 12th at Old Knox High lovely ladyEnjoyed seeing her at S&Sfrom time to time.
    Best to all the family

    Carl Gibson

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