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Sherman S. Hutchins, Sr.

Reverend Sherman S. Hutchins, Sr., 72 of Knoxville, TN passed away on November 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his father, George Henry Hutchins; son, Sherman S. Hutchins, II. Sherman is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jewel Hutchins; mother, Juanita Hutchins; [Read more…]

Kenneth Riffey

SMSgt Kenneth Riffey (USAF retired), age 83, passed away on November 27, 2019. He proudly served his country for 27 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Jo Ann Riffey; daughters, Tammy McDaniel (Mike), Cheryl Buckner, and Kennie Riffey; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. A Celebration of life will be [Read more…]

Lewis G. Carpenter

Lewis G. Carpenter, 70, of Maynardville, TN., formerly of Burlington, NC., passed away November 29, 2019.  Lewis is survived by his wife of 42 years, Harriett Carpenter; children, Brenda Steinke and Brian Carpenter and his wife Gabby;  grandsons, Bradley, John Robert, Benjamin, Beau, Brian, Blake, Brian, Jr., Jason and Brandon.  Family will receive friends Tuesday, [Read more…]

Michael Eugene Patterson

Michael Eugene Patterson died at home on November 4, 2019, at the age of 59. Mike died as he lived – filled with gratitude and lovingkindness, his keen sense of humor intact, and with settled peace of mind. Mike lacked nothing in life that he valued. He enjoyed the knowledge and love of the Lord [Read more…]

Kala Michele Lamb

Kala Michele Lamb age 28, of Knoxville, TN gained her wings unexpectedly November 20, 2019. She was a graduate of Powell High School, class of 2009. She enjoyed family more than anything but most of all, she loved cooking and to get out with her dog and drive. She lived her life to the fullest [Read more…]

Jacquelyn Josephine Miller

Jacquelyn Josephine Miller, passed away on November 17, 2019, just after her 81st birthday. Jackie leaves behind her son, Randy and daughter-in-law Renee’, her daughter Toni, and her daughter Jamie, and son-in-law, Mike. She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Charlsey, Corey and Madison. The toughest little lady in a little size 5 shoe; The [Read more…]

Randall R. Farmer

Randall R. Farmer age 63, of Knoxville, TN passed away on November 11, 2019. There are no services planned at this time. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Farmer family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

James (Jim) Henry Tolbert

James (Jim) Henry Tolbert, 88, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019. He was born January 12, 1931 in Knoxville, TN to White and Evelyn Wilson Tolbert. He married Shirley Coder Tolbert on September 19, 1953 and they enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Jim accepted Christ as his savior in 1940. He was ordained as a [Read more…]

Jackie Willard Oakes

Jackie Willard Oakes, 77, died Friday, November 15, 2019. Born March 7, 1942, he was a son of the late Pleas Norman Oaks and Nina (Frazier) Oaks. Survivors include his wife, Emma Lou (Haun) Oakes; a son, Jackie Norman (Jennifer) Oakes; daughter, Sharon Elaine Micallef; 2 sisters, Norma Hull & Elaine Owens; grandchildren, Jackie Dominick [Read more…]

John Robert Dunlap, Jr. “Jay”

John Robert Dunlap, Jr. (Jay), age 60, passed away in Knoxville, Tennessee, on November 5, 2019. Jay grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, attended Sea Isle Elementary School, Memphis University School, Wake Forest University, and University of Tennessee School of Law. After graduating from college, Jay worked in California for approximately 1 ½ years and was involved in [Read more…]