June 13, 1927 - - January 28, 2020
July 12, 1943 - - January 27, 2020
Warren J. (Foots) Kelly, 76 of Athens and formally of Dundee, Michigan, died Monday, January 27, 2020 at Park West Hospital in Knoxville.
He worked as an electrician at Staley in Loudon and Mayfield Dairy.
He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 am, Wednesday, January 29th at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
April 10, 1924 - - January 24, 2020
Juanita Newman Robinson, of Athens, TN, died on January 24, 2020.
She was born in Cleveland, TN on April 10, 1924 to the late Raleigh D. and Carrie B. Newman. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Fred A. Robinson, her brother, Raleigh D. Newman, Jr., and her grandson, Colby MacKaye Robinson. She is survived by her son and two daughters: Dr. Don and Dawn R ...
April 11, 1926 - - January 20, 2020
June McMillan Elder Hagaman of Athens, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020.
She was born to John Mack and Beulah McMillan Elder of Dumplin Creek, Jefferson County, TN on April 11, 1926. A widow of C.D. Hagaman, Jr., a retired Methodist minister of the Holston Conference, she resided throughout East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as she served Christ alongside her husband. ...
July 23, 1927 - - January 13, 2020
Martha Virginia LaFaye Mitchell Dill, born July 23, 1927 in Haleyville, Alabama, passed away, Monday, January 13, 2020, after living 92 wonderful years. She lived in Athens, Tennessee from 1973 to 2013 having lived the last years of her life with her daughter, Lynn in Birmingham, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Dill, Jr. and her mother Ada Catheri ...
December 17, 1930 - - January 08, 2020
Charles J. “Buddy” Liner
Charles J. “Buddy” Liner, 89, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Buddy was a native of Athens, and was the son of the late Creed A. Liner and Iva J. Dodson. He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 63 years, Dixie Coe Liner, and brothers James C. Liner and Edward F. Dodson. He was a graduate of McMinn County High Scho ...
February 16, 1960 - - January 07, 2020
Melisa "Gail" Head Higdon, 59, of Athens, died Tuesday night, January 7, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center.
Gail was born in LaFollette, TN and a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Merita Faye Mowell Head.
She was a member of Cumberland View Baptist Church of Jacksboro and was a 25 year member of Basset Hound Club of America and a 30 year me ...
May 18, 1951 - - December 29, 2019
Dr. Gertrude Elizabeth Nixon passed away after an extended illness on Sunday, December 29th, 2019. She was born in Nashville, TN on May 18th 1951. She was 68 years old.
She was educated at Peabody Demonstration School in Nashville. The University of Memphis, and received her Doctorate of Medicine from East Tennessee State University. She practiced Internal Medicine in Eufau ...
November 21, 1926 - - December 29, 2019
Mary Elizabeth Risher Schumpert, 93, of Ten Mile, died Friday morning, December 27, 2019 at Dominion Assisted Living.
She was a native of Springfield, South Carolina and longtime resident of Meigs County and was a daughter of the late Eldon Daniel and Geraldine Porter Risher.
She was also preceded in death by her husband C.O. Schumpert, a daughter Teresa Coleman, granddaughter ...
Robert Lucas Jr
March 03, 1938 - - December 29, 2019
Robert Murray (Bob) Lucas, Jr., 81, or Athens, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, with his wife of 52 years, Marsha, at his side, thus ending a life rich in love, deep and abiding faith, and service to his Lord.
Born on March 3, 1938, in Swissvale, Penn., he was a son of the late Ruth Hill and Robert Lucas, Sr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Les ...