October 04, 1936 - - January 08, 2018
Henry Vernon Burris, 81, of Calhoun, died Monday morning, January 8, 2018 at Life Care Center of Cleveland.
He was born in McMinn County and lived on the same farm his entire life. He was preceded in death by his parents Harvey and Pauline Shoemaker Burris, his brother Glenn Burris, and his wife Katherine Hale Burris.
Vernon was a member of Calhoun United Methodist Church wher ...
October 10, 1932 - - December 22, 2017
Clinton Timothy Wilson, 85, died on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
He was born on October 10, 1932, in Athens, Tennessee, to William Peeler “Bill” Wilson and Artie Nora Maria Emma Cain Wilson. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Bowater after many years of service. He was currently a member of Pop ...
May 28, 1932 - - December 20, 2017
Marvin Lewis Guffey, 85, of the Idlewild Community near Athens, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at his home after a brief illness.
He was born in Long Beach, Washington but was a lifelong resident of the Idlewild Community, he was a son of the late Lewis and Norma Schultze Guffey. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother Mae Guffey, brothers Jim and Bill Guffey, a gr ...
March 03, 1933 - - December 20, 2017
Glenda E. McDaniel, 84, of Athens died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Life Care Center of Athens.
She was a native of Clay County, North Carolina and was a daughter of the late Brodus and Minnie Laney Hooper.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Thurman McDaniel of Athens; two daughters, Doris Cameron of Athens, and Sue Gray of Knoxville; and two granddaughters, Elaine ...
November 09, 1933 - - December 20, 2017
Georgia Ann Robinson Snyder, 84, of Athens, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
She was a native of Oneida, New York and was a daughter of the late George and Rachel Tanner Robinson.
She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of International Ladies Group for 24 years.
She is survived by her best friend and companion of 24 years, Phil ...
September 26, 1922 - - December 17, 2017
Julius Spigner Roberson, 95, of the Cumberland Hills community nearAthens , died Sunday evening, December 17, 2017 at East Tennessee Health Care in Madisonville.
Julie was born in Osceola, Arkansas on September 26, 1922 to Troy and Belvie South Spigner . She married the love of her life, James (Shorty) on December 1, 1944 they moved to Zion, Illinois in 1950 and lived there unt ...
July 14, 1940 - - December 15, 2017
Billy Wayne Smith, 77, of Decatur, died Friday afternoon, December 15, 2017 at Spring City Nursing and Rehab Center in Spring City.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Meigs County and was a son of the late Bill and Deana Walker Smith.
He is survived by two sons, Mike and Timmy Smith of Chattanooga; a sister, Sue Harris of LaGrange, GA ; a brother, Virgil Shelton of Decatu ...
November 15, 1958 - - December 12, 2017
Randall " Rooster"Joe Morrow, 59, of Athens, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Erlanger Medical Center.
He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late John Edward and Loretta Underwood Morrow.
He was a local carpenter for many years.
He is survived by his wife Brenda Harper Morrow of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Misty and Michael Mays of K ...
December 11, 1938 - - December 09, 2017
J. Odean Webb, 78, of the Mt. Harmony Community near Niota, died Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his residence.
Odean was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late C.D. and Bessie Mason Webb. He was also preceded in death by a sister Leatrice Isbill Fox and a brother Yale Webb.
He was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Odean, like his mother ...
October 27, 1929 - - December 05, 2017
Judge William Madison Dender, Sr. 88, of Etowah, TN, passed away on Tuesdayevening, December 5th, 2017.
A lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Robert Emil Dender, Sr. and Sue Ellen Cox Dender.
Bill was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville for both his undergraduate and his Law degrees. He was an accomplished attorney in Etowah for 65y ...