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

Helen Juanita Reagan

Helen Juanita Reagan, 76, of Seymour, TN., passed away December 11, 2018. Helen is survived by her children, Linda and Mark; grandsons, Marcus and Zack; great grandson, Kylar; and sisters, Sherri and Brenda. Private family services will be held. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Reagan family and invites you to view [Read more…]

Summers, William Lee, 81, of Knoxville, passed away December 6, 2018. Bill served in the US Army where he completed 3 tours in Vietnam and retired after 20 years of service. He then worked for the US Postal Service and retired after 20 years.  Bill is survived by his wife, Pat; daughters, Kathy and Sherri [Read more…]

Jody Dale Canupp

Jody Dale Canupp, of Knoxville, gained his Heavenly Wings on Friday, December 7, 2018. He was a faithful member of New Beverly Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, William “Bud” and Evelyn Canupp; brothers, Tim and Scott; niece, Dusty Canupp; brothers-in-law Dean Massey and David Brooks; Grandparents and several aunts and uncles.  Jody is [Read more…]

John Daniel Cleveland

John Daniel Cleveland, 69, of Knoxville, passed away December 6, 2018.  He was born December 18, 1948 in Columbus, MS. to Thomas Franklin & Mercedes Houston Cleveland.  John proudly graduated from Ole Miss and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters Degree in Counseling.  He was an active member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. [Read more…]

Sam Will Driver Jr.

Driver, Sam Will Jr., age 55, of Knoxville passed away December 4, 2018 after a short illness. He was preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Driver. Sam is survived by his wife, Nancy; mother, Irene Henry (Marion); father, Sam Sr (Jeanine); daughter, Shannon Driver; son, Devon Jones; brother, Will McKinney; sister, Greer Driver; step [Read more…]

Carmen Monette Crane

Carmen Monette Crane was born in St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas on November 4, 1949 and passed away at her home in Knoxville on December 3, 2018.  Carmen travelled extensively as a career military dependent and military spouse.  She was very active in her church.  She volunteered much of her time as a Lay [Read more…]

Daniel Arthur Hill

Daniel Arthur Hill, age 31, died suddenly on Friday, November 30, 2018. Daniel had a beautiful smile and never met a stranger. He loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman and was a skilled landscaper. Preceded in death by father, Randy Michael Hill; step-sister, Stacy Hill; grandfather, Bill Hensley. Left to mourn his passing are [Read more…]

William D Hall

William (Bill) D. Hall, age 77, died at home on November 29, 2018. He was a Chief Petty Officer retired from the US Navy. He also retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2001. Bill was an avid Case Knife Collector for 59 years. Pap was a loving husband, wonderful father, and a proud, amazing [Read more…]

Wayne Dennis

Dennis, Wayne, 83, of Knoxville, born April 16, 1935, passed away November 20, 2018 peacefully into the arms of Yeshua, at home with his family after a 3 year battle with cancer. He was a veteran whose priorities were God, Family and Country. Though he faced many battles throughout his life such as diphtheria as [Read more…]

Charles F. Kryder

Charles Frank “Chick” Kryder, 84, of Knoxville, TN died peacefully at his home on November 28, 2018.  He was born January 6, 1934 in Conway, PA and was a long-time resident of both New Sewickley Township and Freedom, PA. Chick graduated from Freedom High School in 1953, and promptly began a very successful 30-year tenure [Read more…]