Obituaries Archive | Page 29 of 142 | Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

Rebecca Addington

Rebecca “Mimi”  Whedbee  Addington – age 79, of Powell, passed away December 16, 2017 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was a lifelong member of Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church but recently attended Fountain City United Methodist Church, where her brother had served as pastor. At Emerald Avenue she worked in the nursery, served [Read more…]

William C. Wise

William Clinton Wise, age 80, died on December 13, 2017. Originally from Decatur, Alabama most of his career as a pharmacist was practiced in Halls. Bill was preceded in death by parents Wilma Hudnell Wise and Anna Harriet Thompson; wife of 44 years Norma Shirley Bates Wise whom he devotedly cared for throughout extended illness [Read more…]

Bobby P. Lucas

  Bobby Phillip Lucas, age 92, left this Earth on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.  Bob was born in Pearisburg, VA to the late J.W. and Elizabeth Lucas.  He and his beloved wife Maureen Lucas resided in Knoxville where they were members of the Fountain City Presbyterian Church. He [Read more…]

Charles T. Cron Jr.

Charles Thomas Cron Jr.  was born to eternity December 5, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Charles was born in Rockford, Illinois on November 12, 1962 to Charles Thomas Cron Sr. and Barbara Mae Christiansen (Bunting) Charles grew up in Rockford Illinois, attended Rockford West High School and enlisted in the United States Navy. [Read more…]

William M. Groseclose, Jr

William Marion Groseclose, Jr, died December 9, 2017 at Ben Atchley Veterans’ Home. Bill (Grossie, Marion) was born in New Market, TN January 15, 1924. Parents, William Marion Groseclose, Sr. and Mamie Spencer Groseclose; sister, Ruth Groseclose Goans; and beloved baby brother, Dean, preceded him in death. His much-loved brother-in-law, Colonel Donald Hatcher passed away [Read more…]

W. Herrell Akers

Wofford Herrell Akers, age 83 of Knoxville, passed away on December 7, 2017 at 7:14am. Herrell was retired from Y-12. He was preceded in death by parents “Red” and Louise Akers; sisters, Jenece and Sue; brother, Paul; children, Jerry Akers and Nancy Freels. Herrell is survived by wife Barbara Winters; son, David Akers; step-children, Wendy [Read more…]

Ralph E. Garrett, Jr.

Ralph “Neko” Ernest Garrett,Jr., age 46 of Strawberry Plains, TN, passed away on December 1, 2017.  Neko was an artist in heart and soul and enjoyed crafting thoughtful works in a variety of mediums.  He will always be remembered for his creativity, wit, and wisdom.  Through these things he touched countless lives and warmed many [Read more…]

Minnie J. Bowman

Minnie Jane Bowman, born Oct 31, 1934 in Marion NC, recently passed on to her next adventure. Minnie received her BA from Baylor University and her masters from Memphis University in classical rhetoric.  She continuously taught others whether in the classroom as an elementary school teacher, an instructor at University of Tennessee and Pellisippi State, [Read more…]

Fred R. Cross

Fred R. “Red” Cross, age 75, of Knoxville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 4, 2017 with his loving wife of 55 years by his side. Fred was of Baptist faith. He retired from KUB after 38 years as an Overhead Lineman. Fred was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He [Read more…]

Savannah M. Dusharm

Savannah Marie Dusharm, infant daughter of Tyler Dusharm and Brooke Black, gained her angel wings on November 28, 2017 at two days old. She was already so loved and will be deeply missed by her parents as well as her grandparents and other extended family. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Dusharm [Read more…]