Obituaries Archive | Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

Clarice L. Simcox

Clarice L. Simcox passed away peacefully on October 14th. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Clarice loved family, friends, and travel. She was privileged to have a job with AAA World Wide Travel that allowed her to travel around the world which gave her such great joy. She is preceded in death [Read more…]

Mattie Collene Carter

Carter, Mattie Collene (nee: Fox), 81, of Knoxville, TN passed away October 10, 2018. Collene is preceded in death by her parents Glinn and Bernice Fox of Lafollette, TN; husband, Andrew “Jack” Carter. She is survived by her brother and sister in law, Bill and Suzanne Fox; sister, Dr. Joan Clark; daughter, Amy Carter; grandchildren, [Read more…]

Roy Adams

Roy Darryl Adams passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. He is survived in life by his son and daughter-in law, Christopher and Madison Adams; son and daughter-in law Scottie and Stephanie Adams; daughter and son-in law Trista and Jordan Parkhurst; son Joseph Clayton; grandchildren, Annabella and Jonah Adams, and Gage and Axel Parkhurst. Roy [Read more…]

William (Bill) A. Walker Sr.

William A. (Bill) Walker Sr, age 75, passed away on October 5, 2018. He was born on January 9, 1943. Bill was retired from H.T. Hackney. He loved farming, his church, and the Gibbs community. He was a member of Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his son William A. [Read more…]

Peggy Ross

Peggy Ross, age 93, of Knoxville, TN, passed away Saturday October 6, 2018. She has been an active member of the Church of The Good Shepherd for 57 years. She was an active Bridge player, enjoyed reading spy novels and working crossword puzzles. Peggy is preceded in death by her parents Gaither and Lorene Bartlett, [Read more…]

Alvin B. Harper Jr.

Alvin B. Harper Jr. passed away, October 1, 2018 at the age of 88. He was born in Knoxville Tennessee on July 2, 1930, to Alvin Brock Harper and Nannie Brooks Mathews. He graduated from the University of Tennessee where he played drums in the University Band. Mr. Harper is a U.S. Army veteran of [Read more…]

Kristen Leann Spires Allen-Rudd

Kristen Leann Spires Allen-Rudd, age 38, of Strawberry Plains, TN passed away September 30, 2018. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Michael Allen; father, Ray Wyrick; grandparents, Bill Spires and Marie Aethrianis; grandfather, Nick Holbert. She leaves behind her two daughters, Savannah Allen and Hailey Allen; husband, Michael Rudd; parents, [Read more…]

Betty Jean Cogdill

Betty Jean Cogdill, age 82, was born to Winfred and Grace McMurray on August 21, 1936 in Knoxville, TN.  Heaven’s gate opened and welcomed her home on September 21, 2018.  She was a member of Callahan Road Baptist Church and a retired employee of Levi Strauss & Co.  She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and [Read more…]

Darren Eugene Fleshman

Darren Eugene Fleshman, age 54, of Knoxville, TN passed away on September 20, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Darren is preceded in death by his father, Darrell Fleshman. Survived by his wife of 33 years, Donna Fleshman; mother, Jean Poe; son, D.J. and his wife Leighann; daughter, Heather; granddaughters, Austyn and [Read more…]

Sandra Jane Irick

Irick, Sandra Jane- passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tyson and Callie Irick. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Sharon & Ray Garrett; brother and sister-in-law, David & Carol Irick; five nieces, and ten great-nieces and nephews.   The family will be receiving friends Tuesday, September [Read more…]