December 17, 1945 - - January 31, 2023
Junior Lee Wilson, 77, of Athens, passed away, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at his residence.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Chester Lee and Gladys Strickland Wilson. He was also preceded in death by his wife Frances Womac Wilson and a sister, Shirley Varosian.
He was of the Baptist faith and was a Dairy farmer.
He is survived by daughters a ...
April 22, 1928 - - January 16, 2023
Carl M. Hutsell. 94, of Athens, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, January 16, 2023.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Claude M and Laura Johnson Hutsell. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Helen Moore Hutsell, brother Jack Hutsell, half brothers and sisters Glen Hutsell, Herbert Hutsell, Lelan Goodson, Ruth Hutsell a ...
September 22, 1938 - - January 08, 2023
Bettye Baxter Shell, 84, of Athens, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023 at her residence
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late James David and Lockie Rowland Baxter. She was also preceded in death by her husband Gordon Shell, son, Joe Buck Shell and a daughter, Cindy Kelley.
A member of Wildwood Baptist Church. She was as General Manager a ...
November 17, 1943 - - January 04, 2023
Brenda Kennedy Baker, 79, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Starr Regional Health & Rehab in Etowah.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Warner "Chittle" and Dorothy Richesin Kennedy. She was also preceded in death by a son James Baker, Jr and a sister Kaye Martin.
She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was a ...
July 04, 1963 - - December 29, 2022
Harold Roy "Sleepy" Eaton, 59, of Niota, passed away, Thursday, December 29, 2022 at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late LeRoy and Velma Riggs Eaton. He was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law Bobbie Swiger.
He was a member of Woodward Avenue Church of God. He was a life time member of the McMinn County Rescue Squad and was a ...
April 13, 1937 - - December 29, 2022
Shirrell Kay Coker, 85, of Athens, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 29.
Born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, she attended Campbellsville University where she met the love of her life, Bill Coker. Together they settled in Athens, Tennessee where they raised their three children.
Kay earned her master’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee. She ...
January 25, 1993 - - December 28, 2022
Zachary (Zach) Caleb Estes, 29, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County. He was a loving son, brother, father, and friend to many, and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Athens.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Ira Estes and Mary Gail Estes; aunt, Elaine ...
October 03, 1924 - - December 27, 2022
Sue Gilbert Baker (Sudie) went to be with the Lord on December 27th in Athens, Tennessee. She was born on October 3, 1924, in Dothan, Alabama to John W. and Eula H. Gilbert. She graduated from Bob Jones College in 1945 and was married to Ansell Tupper Baker, Jr., for 62 years. Sue was a loving pastor’s wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was ...
December 18, 1939 - - December 27, 2022
William (Bill) Franklin Keylon,83, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2022 at Dominion Assisted Living.
Bill was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Roy and Beatrice Haire Keylon. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Karen Keylon and Betty Burke, and brothers, J.R. and his wife Marilyn Keylon and Tommy Keylon .
He was a member of Nor ...
May 07, 1925 - - December 26, 2022
Edith Layman Hutsell, 97, of Athens, passed away, Monday, December 26, 2022 at Athens Place of Athens.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late James Gilford and Clio Hutsell Layman. She was also preceded in death by her husband Frank (Buster) Hutsell, Jr and sisters, Ruth Walker and Joyce Murphy, and brother Ray Layman.
Edith was a member of ...