December 29, 1963 - - January 15, 2021
Robert "Robby" Edward Ballew, 57, of Athens, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Riley and Pearl Borden Ballew and maternal grandparents, Howard and Anna Smith Leamon. He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Joan White Ball ...
September 09, 1976 - - January 14, 2021
On January 14th 2021, the light of Melissa Elizabeth Rhodes joined the heavens.
Born on September 9th, 1976, she was a lifelong resident of Athens, Tennessee.
A graduate of McMinn Central High School and Hiwasee College. She was employed as a Special Education Assistant for fourteen years at Englewood and E.K. Baker Elementary schools until her retirement due to health issues.
Harry Newman Jr
April 02, 1940 - - January 10, 2021
Harry (Sonny) Newman, Jr, 80, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Dominion Senior Living.
He was a native of Etowah, TN and a resident of Athens, TN, he was the son of the late Harry E. and Ruby Newman. He was also preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth " Betty" Hampton Newman.
He was a longtime member of Keith Memorial United Methodist Church of Athens. He ...
May 24, 1959 - - January 06, 2021
John Andrew "Andy" Nation, passed away at his home peacefully, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 due to natural causes.
Andrew was born May 24, 1959, he has rejoined his Mom and Dad, Betty and D.T. Nation.
Andrew is survived by two sisters, Penny Nation and Peggy Nation Julian both of Knoxville; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Robin Nation of Athens. Additionally leaves nephe ...
July 25, 1932 - - January 06, 2021
Janice Rose Roberts Kuykendall, 88, of Athens, TN, joined her Heavenly Father in her eternal home January, 6, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was the daughter of the late Gus C. and Leola Brown Roberts. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Ralph F. Kuykendall; a son, Terry F. Kuykendall, and brothers Owen “Curly” Roberts, and Elton ...
William Falconer III
September 25, 1934 - - January 04, 2021
William Ratray Falconer, III, 86, of Athens and formerly of Ludlow, Mass. died Monday, January 4, 2020 at his residence.
He was born in Ludow, Mass. and was the son of the late William Ratray Jr. and Elaine Mae Jarvis Falconer. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ella Marie Belisle Falconer, a son William R. Falconer IV, and a sister Georgianna Bourdeau.
He was a member ...
March 21, 1942 - - December 26, 2020
Douglas Arthur Johnson, age 78, of Athens, TN and formerly of Niota, died Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Olas Johnson and Anna Smith Johnson, and older brother Olas Johnson, Jr. of Niota. Douglas grew up in Niota.
Douglas is survived by his sister, Mary Johnson Lefler and husband Mark of Athens, ...
November 02, 1941 - - December 22, 2020
Charlotte Ruth Hamilton Howard, 79, of Riceville, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Life Care Center of Athens.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Luke and Trula Morris Hamilton.
She was a member of East Athens Baptist Church, and she was associated with Proffitt's and then Belk for many years until her retirement.
She is survived by t ...
May 02, 1928 - - December 18, 2020
Evelyn Sue Roberts, 92, died December 18, 2020, at Life Care Center of Athens, from a short but valiant struggle with COVID-19.
Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Clearwater Road, Athens, TN and was a daughter of the late Arnold and Sue Small Russell. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Gus (GT) Roberts, as he was known at the shop, and her beloved grands ...
February 12, 1939 - - December 14, 2020
LeRoy Harrison (Jelly Bean) Eaton, 81, of Englewood, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020 at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Ernest (Ernie) and Ellie Fain Eaton. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Arnold and Emerson Eaton, and sister Ida Mae Rhinehart.
He was a lifelong member of Manilla Chapel Baptist Church, where h ...