Inez Evon Shelton-age 93 of Washburn passed away Monday afternoon, October 21, 2019 at her home. She was a member of Mt. Eager Baptist Church since she was 9 years old. She received her Masters Degree of Science from the University of Tennessee and taught school in the Grainger County School System for 41 years. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Paris and Lucinda (Williams) Hamilton, Samuel and Nora (Nicely) Shelton; parents, Rev.
Audy B. Keck
Audy B. Keck-age 72 of Sharps Chapel went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer Thursday evening, June 13, 2019 at his home. Audy had a testimony of faith in the Lord, Jesus and was of the Baptist belief. He was a member of the Union County Rescue Squad. Preceded in death by parents, Warmer and Linda Keck; brothers, W. T., Joe, Jimmy and Harley Keck; sister-in-law, Nancy Keck; brothers-in-law, J. B. Stansberry and Jim Hayes.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Keck; daughters, April (Dewayne) Massengill and Beth (Greg) Raley; grandchildren, Bryce (Ashely) Raley and Tanner, Baylen (Derrick) Savage, Taylor (Matt) Massengill and Austin(Quirsten) Massengill. Two very special great-grandchildren that he dearly loved, Dawson Drew and Charlie Grace Savage. Special nephew, Rick (Lisa) Carter and their son, Cody Carter. Sisters, Betty (Bill) Tolliver, Shirley Hayes, Lucille Stansberry, Lucretia (Hollis) Summers; brothers, Roger (Nancy) Keck, Earl (Bonnie) Keck; sisters-in-law, Joyce Keck and Jewel (James) Nicley. Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends 5-7 P.M. Sunday, June 16, 2019 with funeral service to follow at 7 P.M. Sunday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Greg Sharp, Rev. Rick Carter officiating with music by Diane Lay. Interment 11 A.M. Monday, June 17, 2019, Edwards Cemetery, New Tazewell. Family and friends will meet by 10 A.M. Monday at the funeral home to go in the funeral procession. Pallbearers: Joe Keck, Travis Tolliver, Jimmy Hayes, Paris Keck, Jim Carmon and Rusty Williams. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
Charles Kerekes-age 62 of Knoxville passed away Saturday afternoon October 19, 2019 at the home of his daughter. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked at Dalton Foundry in Kendallville, Indiana for 30 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Kerekes; parents, John Kerekes and Mary Toth; brother, Andrew Kerekes, sister, Wanda Kay Kerekes Potter.
Survivors are daughter, Sarah Campos, grandchildren, Aryana and Jaydon Campos, brother, James Kerekes and several nephews.
Brenda Oleda “Williams” Hutson-age 72 of Luttrell joined the Heavenly Choir Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong member of Mountain View Church of God of the Union Assembly. Retired employee of Atlantic Research Corporation, Knoxville. Preceded in death by great-granddaughter, Isabella Grace Nicely; parents, James A. and Pearlie Williams; brother, Doffise Williams; sister, Lela Williams.
Melba Jennilee Brewer Kitts-age 86 of Knoxville went home to join her family circle unbroken. The angels set her spirit free peacefully Tuesday evening, October 15, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. She was a member of Dante Church of God. She loved to sing and spread the word of God. Devoted caretaker to many family and friends. Her legacy will continue through her children and those she influenced by interaction of her faith in Jesus Christ. At last she is Home where there is: “Peace in The Valley”.