Obituaries

Glenda Edwards
B: 1951-09-17
D: 2018-08-18
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Edwards, Glenda
Millie Fields
B: 1925-06-04
D: 2018-08-10
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Fields, Millie
Merita Head
B: 1939-07-28
D: 2018-08-10
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Head, Merita
Tavie Slack
B: 1921-07-09
D: 2018-08-05
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Slack, Tavie
James Christman
B: 1936-08-27
D: 2018-07-25
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Christman, James
John Moessinger
B: 1927-07-23
D: 2018-07-19
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Moessinger, John
Reba Reagan
B: 1945-02-26
D: 2018-07-08
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Reagan, Reba
Evelyn Mullins
B: 1942-09-21
D: 2018-06-30
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Mullins, Evelyn
Lee Willett
D: 2018-06-29
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Willett, Lee
Warnetta Martin
B: 1954-10-01
D: 2018-06-28
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Martin, Warnetta
Douglas Snyder
B: 1946-08-11
D: 2018-06-28
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Snyder, Douglas
Omega Nation
B: 1922-10-11
D: 2018-06-26
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Nation, Omega
Anna Brown
B: 1933-02-23
D: 2018-06-23
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Brown, Anna
J Hennessee
B: 1940-01-02
D: 2018-06-21
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Hennessee, J
Frances Myers
B: 1920-07-14
D: 2018-06-19
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Myers, Frances
Roy Thomas
B: 1942-06-02
D: 2018-06-14
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Thomas, Roy
Hugh Biddle
B: 1928-06-09
D: 2018-06-14
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Biddle, Hugh
Miriam Jones
B: 1929-12-07
D: 2018-06-08
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Jones, Miriam
Edward Cate
B: 1927-08-09
D: 2018-06-07
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Cate, Edward
Daniel Herron
B: 1947-03-14
D: 2018-06-03
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Herron, Daniel
Limon Kimbro
B: 1945-03-23
D: 2018-06-01
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Kimbro, Limon

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Evelyn Mullins

September 21, 1942 - - June 30, 2018

Lee Willett

June 29, 2018

Lee Bryan "Doak" Willett, of Athens, died Friday, June 29, 2018, at his residence. Doak was a native of Sweetwater and was preceded in death by parents Brumitt B. and Velma Wilburn Willett. During World War II Doak served in the Merchant Marines before serving in the U.S. Army Air Corp, where he played on the 509th Bombardment Group Atomic Bombers Football Team in 1946. After ...

Warnetta Martin

October 01, 1954 - - June 28, 2018

Warnetta Kaye Kennedy Martin, 63, of Athens, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Warner "Chittle" and Dorothy Richesin Kennedy. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Athens. She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Joshua and Kelly Martin and Dusty Martin all of ...

Douglas Snyder

August 11, 1946 - - June 28, 2018

Douglas Lynn Snyder, 71, of Sweetwater, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Starr Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County and was a son of the late Hoyal and Pauline Zimmerman Snyder. He is also preceded in death by his wife Vickie Diane Snyder. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church of Sweetwater and was retired from Southern Railroad after 30 year ...

Omega Nation

October 11, 1922 - - June 26, 2018

Omega Emmaline Saffles Nation, 95, of Englewood died Tuesday morning, June 26, 2018 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a native of Monroe County and longtime resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Sina and Maggie Barr Saffles. She was also preceded in death by her husband Ross Vernon ( RV) Nation, sisters, Mildred Saffles, Willie Kirksey, Sina Mae R ...

Anna Brown

February 23, 1933 - - June 23, 2018

Anna Ruth Brown of Athens, 85, passed away, surrounded by loving family, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Life Care Center. She was a daughter and one of eleven children of the late Elbert and Flossie Crawford and was preceded in death by her husband G. E. Brown, infant son Donald Thomas Brown and daughter-in-law, Susan Suarez Brown. She was a co-owner and operator of Brownie’s ...

J Hennessee

January 02, 1940 - - June 21, 2018

J. Edward "Ed" Hennessee, 78, went to his heavenly home on Monday, June 18, 2018 at his home after a brief illness. He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Johnie and Rosa Lee Hennessee. He was also preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Bill Morrow and Virgil Henry. He was a member and deacon of Oak Grove Baptist Church where he also served as ...

Frances Myers

July 14, 1920 - - June 19, 2018

Frances Willetta Higginbotham Myers passed away on June 19, 2018. A Riceville native, she loved her family and lived an exciting, amazing life. During World War II, she worked at Oak Ridge and helped build the Atomic Bomb. She went to beauty school and opened her own business, The Riceville Beauty Shop. After she sold her business, she worked and then retired from Duracell. ...

Roy Thomas

June 02, 1942 - - June 14, 2018

He was a native of Walnut, North Carolina and longtime resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Roy and Mae Doan Thomas. He was also preceded in death by a brother Frankie Thomas, and a step-daughter, Dianne Hunt. He was a member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was associated with TVA as a pipefitter, worked with the Meigs ...

Hugh Biddle Jr

June 09, 1928 - - June 14, 2018

Hugh H. "Buddy" Biddle, Jr., 90, of Athens died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Life Care Center of Athens. He was a native of Green County and lived most of his life in Athens, TN. He was the son of the late Hugh H. Biddle, Sr and Belle Evans Biddle. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Jean Biddle, and his grandparents, Thomas and Lillian Edgeman Evans who founded Evans F ...

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