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Cecil Jones Jr.

LCDR Cecil E. Jones Jr, age 83, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2015 at Tennova North Hospice after a brief battle with cancer. On September 8, 1931, Cecil was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts to his late father, Cecil E Jones and the late Elizabeth F (White) Jones. He proudly served in [Read more…]

Dr. Edward Reese

Dr. Edward Reese, age 87, went to his heavenly home on July 4, 2015 with his family ever at his side. Born May 7, 1928, and born again on March 31, 1941, Edward was a consummate husband, father, minister, musician, missionary, and friend. He graduated Union High School in 1946, attended Moody Bible Institute from [Read more…]

Edward A. Houser

Edward A. Houser age 56, went home to be with the lord on June 18, 2015 He was an avid fan of UT Football. He is preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Yoder Houser, and Brothers Bill & Robert Houser. He is survived by his father Arthur Houser along with three sisters, & one [Read more…]

O. Duane Sanders, Jr.

Orvis Duane Sanders, Jr., age 91, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was a member of Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Norris, Tennessee. He served his country in WWII in England and France. Duane worked at the Y12 plant in Oak Ridge for 32 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. [Read more…]

Lt. Robert Hembree

Lt. Robert Hembree, 42, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 29, 2015. Robert will be remembered for so many things, especially his love for the Lord and others. A man of integrity, he was a family man with a wonderful sense of humor who put others first and served with passion. Robert was never afraid [Read more…]

Eugene Maxfield

Eugene Maxfield, age 87, went home to be with the Lord on June 29, 2015. He was an attendee of Fountain City Presbyterian Church, he was a caring father, a man of integrity and for him family always came first. He is preceded in death by his father John Benjamin Maxfield, mother Mary Maxfield, wife [Read more…]

Charles W. Joyner

Charles Wilbur Joyner, 62, of Petros, Tennessee lost his fight with cancer on Saturday, June 27, 2015. His loving wife of 36 years, Cheryl Joyner, was by his side. Charles was born on January 7, 1953 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was the son of Ira and Geraldine Joyner also of Petros. He is survived by [Read more…]

Margaret Perdue

Margaret Perdue, 74, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2015, at Tennova Residential Hospice in Halls, Tennessee. Born Margaret Brown in 1941 in Welch, West Virginia, Peggy, as she was known to her family and friends, graduated from Marshall University in 1963. Moving to South Florida in 1967, she taught elementary school in Miramar, Florida, [Read more…]

Nelson T. Edwards

Nelson Taylor Edwards passed away while gardening at the family farm on Father’s Day June 21, 2015 at the age of 78. He had a love of his family including his wife Linda; son, John Brian Edwards and wife Janie; daughter Kari Wilcox and husband James; grandchildren Katie Taylor Simmons, Ella Wilcox, and Kai Wilcox. [Read more…]

Brenda Sue Groseclose Large

Brenda Sue Groseclose Large, 70, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, David Large, her children, Lisa Ryan and Leslie McFalls and her son-in-law, Brian McFallls. Her grandson and best friend, Brodie McFalls, held a truly special place in her heart. Sue worked for more [Read more…]

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