Leila Blair Gamble, 91, of Athens passed away early Thursday morning, April 22, 2021 at Athens Place.
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She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Burline and Alice Davenport Blair. She was also preceded in death by her husband John J. Gamble, sisters, Betty Mayfield and Deloris Gamble and a daughter-in-law, Kamy Gamble.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Dr. Gary Burris of Athens; a son, Tim Gamble of Etowah; and a grandson, Joseph R. Gamble of Norris, TN.
A graveside service will be conducted, 2:00 pm, Monday, April 26th at McMinn Memory Gardens with Glen Standridge officiating. There will be no formal visitation.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family suggests that memorials be made to St. Jude Chlldrens' Research Hospital-Tribute
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.