December 12, 1943 - - May 19, 2020
Max Douglas Harper, 76, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at his residence.
He was a native of Georgia and was the son of the late Howard T. and Eula Lee Green Harper. He was also preceded in death by his wife Linda Flynn Harper, a sister Jewell Dean Harper, and a brother Terry Lee Harper.
He was of the Christian faith and was a Mason. He was a Union journeyman car ...
April 18, 1960 - - May 18, 2020
Lucille (Lucy) Galinsky Metzgar, 60, of Athens, died Monday night, May 18, 2020 at her residence.
She was a native of Titusville, PA and resident of Athens, she was the daughter of the late Bill Andrusky and Carolyn Crawford Denny.
She was a member of East Cleveland Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Roger L. Metzgar of Athens; two sons and daughters-in ...
February 14, 1935 - - May 16, 2020
Jacquelyn (Jackie) Stephenson Yarber Price, 85, of Monterery, TN and formerly of Athens, died Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Standing Stone Rehab Center.
Jackie was a native of McMinn County and raised in Riceville, TN and was a daughter of the late James W. and Cammie Skelton Stephenson. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Yarber and their son Michael Yar ...
January 04, 1963 - - May 15, 2020
Randal Eric Keaton, 57, of Athens, died Friday, May 15, 2020 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a native of McMinn County and was a son of the late Lillie Phillips Martin Keaton. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Terry Ann Martin Ridgdill; two brothers, Rodney and Jimmy Martin and his life partner, Melvin Pitcock.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived ...
April 11, 1929 - - May 07, 2020
Zelma Lea Arnold, 91,of Athens, TN passed away, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in St. Simons Island, GA where she relocated 6 years ago to be near her daughter.
She was born in McMinn County on April 11, 1929 to the late A.T.(Tommy) and Essie Campbell Thompson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Maynard Arnold, a brother-in-law Grant Helm, and nephew Stephen Helm.
She was a ...
October 26, 1925 - - May 03, 2020
James Lamar Rogers, age 94, of Knoxville and formerly of Chattanooga, passed
away Sunday, May 3, 2020.
He was born in Murfreesboro, TN to the late Eliza Guy (E.G.) and Nora Moore Rogers. He was also preceded in death by his wife Margaret (Peggy) Long Rogers.
He was a former long time member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chattanooga where he was a youth Sunday School teacher for ...
March 16, 1936 - - May 02, 2020
May McCamish Thornburg, 84, of Riceville, passed away Saturday morning, May 2, 2020 at Dominion in Athens.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late W.J. and Gedena Townsend McCamish. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Thornburg, Sr, 3 sisters, Fay McCamish Parkison, Martha Womac, and Eleanor Gaultney, a brother, Cli ...
December 27, 1925 - - April 25, 2020
Beatrice A. Postell, age 94, a resident of Riceville, TN went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, April 25, 2020, at Soddy Daisy Health Care Center in Soddy Daisy, TN.
She was a native of Graham County, North Carolina but resided in Riceville for most of her retired life. She was the daughter of the late Ransom and Aloe Rogers Ayers. In addition to her parents she was preceded ...
December 01, 1929 - - April 25, 2020
Elizabeth Ann (Libby) Johnson, Born December 1, 1929 in Athens, TN.
She was the daughter of the late Harry C,Sr and Chita Elizabeth Sugart Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Harry C. Johnson, Jr. and his wife Mary E. Johnson, and James Emmette Johnson.
She attended Forrest Hills Elementary, McMinn County High School where she was football queen, and graduat ...
June 12, 1968 - - April 11, 2020
Alecia "Maria" Spence Jaibat, 51, of Athens, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
Maria was a native of Autryville, North Carolina and longtime resident of McMinn County. She was a daughter of the late Doyl Lee Spence of Wausau, Florida.
She was a graduate of Lakewood High School in Roseboro, NC and was a graduate of Campbell Universit ...