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

Betty Ann Collins

Betty Ann Collins, age 73 of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 14, 2019. Betty will be forever loved and missed. Her love was great and she shared that love with everyone she was blessed to know. Betty was preceded in death by her parents Grant and Ruby Henderson and [Read more…]

Linda Day

Linda Day, age 70, passed away on May 8, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church (1324 Tennessee Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37921). Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Day family and invites you to view and sign the online [Read more…]

James Victor “Vic” Green

James Victor “Vic” Green departed for his next great adventure on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the age of 80 after a kidney transplant and then a short battle with pancreatic cancer.  Denying death countless times before, his family is thankful for the support and care of Island Home Health & Rehab and Amedisys Hospice [Read more…]

Robert L. Westervelt

Robert Louis Westervelt went to meet his Lord & Savior on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 86. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean & Vietnam Wars. He retired from a 23-year career in the United States Air Force as a Master Sargent. He was a devoted husband, [Read more…]

Corbyn Elaine Skeen Gresham

Gresham, Corbyn Elaine Skeen, age 24 of Knoxville, TN passed peacefully Friday, May 3, 2019. She was born February 15, 1995 to Rod and Janet Skeen. Corbyn attended Powell High School and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education, and a minor in Sign Language Interpretation. She was [Read more…]

Ricky Lee Jones

Rick Jones, born July 11,1973 in Dayton ,Ohio was 45 years old. He went home to be with the Lord on April 23, 2019. He was a son, brother, husband, father, papaw and a genuine friend. He was a mechanic who loved cars, fishing, any outdoor activities and spending time with his family. He always [Read more…]

Nancy Vannoy Cloud

Cloud, Nancy Vannoy, 83 of Knoxville, passed away April 24, 2019. She was a long-time member of Fountain City United Methodist Church and a member of the Christian Home Builders Sunday School Class. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Nelle Vannoy; daughter, Rebecca Jane Cloud; brothers, Fred, Jim, Claude and Tip; [Read more…]

Jack Donald King Jr.

KNOXVILLE, TN – Jack Donald (Don) King, Jr. fell asleep in the Lord Jesus Christ, filled with the peace of God and surrounded by his beloved family on April 23, 2019. Don suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, which progressed rapidly in the last month of his life. Don was born to Jack Donald King Sr. and [Read more…]

David Edward Smith

David Edward Smith, 69, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Preceded in death by his parents, L.E. and Katie Smith; baby sister, Judy Smith; brother, J.W. Smith. David retired from BellSouth in 2004. He is survived by wife, Jacqueline LaRue Smith; sons, Brian (Angie) Smith and Justin (Kari) Smith; daughter, Delaney Smith [Read more…]

Velma Stanley Jeffries

Jeffries, Velma Stanley, age 79 of Knoxville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 22, 2019 surrounded by family after a prolonged illness. Coming from a large extended family she is preceded in death by parents, James H and Ester Stanley; sisters, Louise, Barbara, Jean, Glynis, Selma, Phyllis; brothers, Dennis, James, [Read more…]