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Official Obituary of

Myrtle Louise "Miss Myrtle" Pelfrey

September 11, 1943 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Myrtle Louise "Miss Myrtle" Pelfrey Obituary

Myrtle Louise “Miss Myrtle” Pelfrey, age 80 of Clinton, TN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.

She attended Karns High School and later found employment as a school bus driver. She dearly loved driving the school bus and was very proud of what she did.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles K. Pelfrey; mother, Edna Shelton; sister, Mildred Cook; along with other brothers and sisters.

She is survived by and leaves behind her daughters, Tammy Myers and husband Carl, and Angela Harrill and Bill Ridenour; grandchildren, Michelle Harrill, Mitchell Harrill, girlfriend, Kayla Gilliland, Ashley (Patrick) Chovan, Carl (Brittany) Myers Jr., Christopher (Joanna) Myers, and Matthew Myers, fiancé, Sierra Scott; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 16, 2024, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm with a service to follow at Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory (5301 Fountain Rd Knoxville, TN 37918). A graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Riverview Baptist Church Cemetery (410 Old Blacksferry Ln, Clinton, TN 37716)

Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory is honored to serve the Pelfrey family and invites you to sign the online registry at www.gentrygriffey.com.  

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Receiving of Friends
February 16, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Funeral Service
February 16, 2024

8:00 PM
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Graveside Service
February 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Riverview Baptist Church Cemetery
410 Old Blacksferry Ln
Clinton, TN 37716


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