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

Irene Hatcher Groseclose

Irene Hatcher Groseclose died August 14, 2018 at her home after a brief illness. Irene was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 28, 1926. She was the daughter of William & Pauline Hatcher. She graduated from Knoxville Catholic High School in 1943, and then worked with her mother at Hatcher’s Café until her marriage to [Read more…]

Wiley Hayward Sells

Wiley Hayward Sells Sr., age 59 of Knoxville, passed away on August 10, 2018. He was a member and elder of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church PCA and the owner of Sells Painting Company for 33 years. He was a dedicated Christian, avid musician (drums/ percussion), a fan of the Denver Broncos, Nascar racing, and tennis. Wiley [Read more…]

William Lee Foley

Foley, William Lee, age 91, passed away August 8, 2018, born July 18, 1927 in Knoxville, Tn. Graduated from Young High School, where he played basketball and football. Bill retired from Moore Business Forms in 1991 after 34 years of service in sales and sales management. He was a US Navy vet who participated in [Read more…]

Harold Glenn McBride

Harold Glenn McBride formerly of Sherman Texas quietly left us to be with the Lord July 30th at his home in Knoxville, TN. He was born October 10th, 1949 in McKinney TX to his loving parents, the late Porter Lee and Dottie Faye McBride. Harold was a very talented musician and songwriter, carpenter, and guitar [Read more…]

Bernadette McMillan

Bernadette Harrison “Grammy” McMillan of Knoxville Tennessee, born July 20, 1931 to the late Marie DeMattos and late Arthur Caleb Harrison passed away on August 11, 2018 after a hard, fought battle with cancer. Berna attended Knoxville Catholic High School and the University of Tennessee. She was a member of the Phi Mu Sorority. Her early [Read more…]

Rebecca (Becky) King

Rebecca (Becky) King, born February 7, 1977, passed away August 9, 2018 at Tennova North Medical Center. Becky is preceded in death by her grandparents Leo and Edna King and Roy U and Margaret Paul. She is survived by father Rodney King, mother Cherri King and stepmother Barbara  Acuff all  of Powell daughters Autumn, Jasmine, [Read more…]

Tommie “Tom” Dale Brewer

Tommie Dale Brewer, age 77, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully in his home after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Otis Taylor and Jenny Brewer (Kagley); his brothers Charles and Cecil Brewer. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carole L. Brewer; [Read more…]

Charles “Charlie” Ray Young

Charles “Charlie” Ray Young, age 82, peacefully passed away after a brief illness on July 27, 2018, while surrounded by family. He was born on October 11, 1935 in Englewood, TN to the late Jean Harrell and Tommie Young Sr. and was raised of Baptist faith. He worked at Tennessee Press for 32 years, and [Read more…]

Samuel Carter McCamy III

Samuel Carter McCamy III, age 63, received his final prayer to go home to meet his Maker on July 27, 2018. Born on his dad’s birthday, January 14, 1955, in Knoxville, TN, he was the eldest son of Sam and Angie McCamy, and a brother to Gail McCamy Wedekind and Jeffrey McCamy. He graduated from Bearden [Read more…]

Guy Virgil Tucker Jr.

Guy Virgil Tucker, Jr., born on March 31, 1923 in Bells, TN, peacefully died on Thursday, July 26, 2018 due to complications of an ailing heart that failed him but that never failed anyone he knew. At a tender age, Guy joined the U.S. Army and went to WWII where he campaigned through Europe and [Read more…]

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