Bill Loy – age 90 of Maynardville, beloved husband and father, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 22, 2021. He was saved as a young man and was a member of Alder Springs Baptist Church. Bill graduated Horace Maynard High School then joined the Army but was honorably discharged due to a medical condition. He worked for his father-in-law, Kermit Maples at Maples Chevrolet in Harriman for several years. He then worked for JFG Coffee Co. and retired from Roddy Mfg. Co. (Coca-Cola) after 27 years of service. Bill thoroughly enjoyed retirement by fishing, gardening and caring for his cattle and pets. He will always be remembered for his quick wit and humor. He was loved by all who knew him and will be sorely missed.
He is preceded in death by wife, Betty Maples Loy; father and mother, Grade and Myrtle (Butcher) Loy; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kermit and Alta (Acuff) Maples; sisters, Bernice Coppock and Lou Ella Evans; brothers, John and Ralph; and brother-in-law, Ermal Breeding. Bill is survived by daughter, Debbie and husband Reverend Dwight Brantley; brothers, Wayne and Earl Loy; sister, Sue Breeding; brothers-in-law, Carl Coppock and Swan Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Chinta, Kenny Nicely and all the staff at Caring Medical, to the great staff of Amedysis Hospice Care and Sonia Hill for always being there for our family and caregivers, Angela, Garrett, Michelle and Bonnie. Serving as pallbearers, Junior Loy, Kendall Hill, Steve Coppock, Jeremy Rigsby, Jonathan Rigsby, Chris Maples, Michael Orr and Wayne Middleton; honorary pallbearers, Ray Bowman, Shorty Wynn, Ray Malone, Chester Butler and Jerry Smith.
The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021, in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel. The service to follow with Reverend Jimmy Davidson officiating. Family and friends will meet 9:45 a.m., Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Trinity to go in procession to New Loyston Memorial Gardens for a 11:00 a.m., graveside service. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of Bill Loy. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net
Peter W. Green passed peacefully in his sleep on Sunday morning July 25, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
This loving husband, father of 4, grandfather (Umpy) to 10 and great grandfather to 2 was a man of faith, love, strength, wit and wisdom.
Pete loved to compliment workers, admired a strong handshake, had a great smile and the absolute best sense of humor.
Norman J. Brantley-age 72 of Sharps Chapel passed away Friday evening, July 23, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital at Tennova North surrounded by loved ones. Norman was born March 26. 1949 in Sharps Chapel to Roy and Willie (White) Brantley. Norman proudly served his country in the Viet Nam War and was a U. S. Army Veteran. Norman was strong, kind, loving and supportive father and husband. His Knowledge and guidance were the foundation of his family and he was also a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.
Jay Dyke-age 92 of Sharps Chapel went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Claiborne Medical Center. He was a member of Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church and a retired Teamster with T.V.A. He was the son of the late James and Clatis (Welch) Dyke; also preceded in death by wife, Jewell Sharp Dyke; son, Larry Dyke; daughters, Pamela Dyke Collins, Debra Dyke; grandson, Jason Collins and Jimmy Brantley; great-grandson, Dillon Collins brothers and sisters, Robert, Carl, Lonnie, Mary, Fern and Maggie.
Matthew Herbert Nicley-age 41 of Washburn passed away suddenly Saturday, July 17, 2021 at his home. He was a member of Powder Springs Missionary Baptist Church and an employee of Hurst Trailers. Preceded in death by brother, Brad Nicley; grandparents, Fred and Maurine Nicley; Inez Merritt; special great-aunt, Nola “Auntie” Merritt.
Ellen Christine Vollmer-age 55 of Maynardville, born November 16, 1965 in Cincinnati, Ohio passed away suddenly Monday, July 19, 2021 at North Knoxville Medical Center. She had been a resident of Willow Ridge Center in Maynardville for the past 8 years and was of the Catholic faith.
Ellen is survived by a sister, Fran Graves and a brother, David Vollmer, both of Ohio.
The body will be cremated and returned to Ohio. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
Jimmy Ryan Delph – age 44 of Maynardville, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 15, 2021.
He is preceded in death by grandparents, Raymond Schmidt and Gracie M. Delph. Ryan is survived by his mother, Darlene (Alan) Mayes; children, Hunter and Eli Delph; grandmother, Nancy Schmidt; sister, Shelly (Gary) Winans; and father, Jimmy (Barbara) Delph.
Joyce “Jo” Elaine Roberts, born September 21, 1947 passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 surrounded by family and friends.
Memorial service to be held in Cades Cove, Tennessee at a later date. Donation can be made in her honor to: The Pat Summitt Foundation, 520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902. “Go Lady Vols”. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.