Alan Gray Sherman-age 77 of Maynardville, TN born December 18, 1944 passed away Saturday morning, November 26, 2022 at his home. He was a member of St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, Knoxville. He was a retired Veteran of the Viet Nam War with the United States Navy at the rank of Master Chief with 24 years of service and was awarded several medals and accommodations including a Purple Heart.
Curtis Peace, Jr.
Curtis Enzer “Poppy” Peace, Jr. – age 82 of Andersonville, went home to be with the Lord. He is singing with the Angels and will be deeply missed by his family and everyone that knew him. Job 14:1-2 says: Man that is born of a woman is a few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow and continueth not. He loved his family and friends, but he loved the Lord most of all! He was a member of Indian Gap Missionary Baptist Church. Poppy enjoyed playing and singing bluegrass gospel music.
He is preceded in death by his father, Curtis Enzer Peace, Sr. and mother, Hazel Cora Peace; brother, Fred Peace; sister, Elsie May Powell. Poppy is survived by wife, Christine Ann Peace; sons and daughters-in-law, Archie Joe (Karen) Peace and Larry (Tammy) Peace; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet Sue (David) Overton, Mary Jane Ingram, Charlotte Ann (Rick Howard, Lisa Peace and Lynn Little; sisters, Joan Smeltzer, Betty Flatford and Bonnie Wyrick; thirteen grand children and twenty-three great grandchildren; and mother and stepfather of his children, Ann and Junior Irwin. The family has a special thank you to Amedisys Home Health and Hospice at UT.
The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel. The service to follow with Reverend Ronnie McBee, Reverend Justin Howard, Reverend Roger Hatmaker and Reverend Jerry Little. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m., Thursday, November 3, 2022 and proceed to New Loyston Cemetery for a 12:00 noon graveside service. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of “Poppy” Peace. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net
Tammie E. Scarbrough-age 59 of Maynardville passed away Friday morning, November 25, 2022 at her home. No services are planned and the body will be cremated. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
A. J. Williams-age 92 of Luttrell went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 surrounded by his pride and joy, his children. He was a member of Mountain View Church of God of the Union Assembly. He had a great love for his church family, music and fox hunting. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Williams; parents, Jim and Pearl Williams; brother, Doffise Williams; sisters, Oleda Hutson, Lela Williams; grandson, J. R. Creech.
Pearl Chao Sharp
October 14, 2022 6:08 am·
Pearl Chao Sharp, 72, of Lawrenceville, wife of Roving Photographer Frank Sharp, passed away October 1 at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville from pancreatic cancer. She was born on February 7, 1949, in China, but escaped to Taiwan during the war with China.
Pearl C. Sharp
Brenda J. Burkhart-age 78 of Knoxville, born April 25, 1944 in Harlan County, Kentucky entered the gates of Heaven Thursday, November 17, 2022 with her family by her side. Friends and family will miss Brenda’s bossy demeanor and her hands-on hips sassy self; but more importantly, we will miss her contagious smile, her caring nature and her genuine love for everyone she met. Brenda was preceded in death by parents, Denvir, Sr.
Cynthia E. “Cindy” (Hensley) Buckner-age 56 of Corryton passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at North Knoxville Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Johnny Christopher “Chris” Buckner; granddaughter, Chloe Young; parents, Everett and Ollie Mae (Green) Hensley; sisters, Carolyn Muncey, Linda
Carroll, Barbara Ann Hensley, Thelma Jean Carroll, Katherine Hunter, Virginia Sweet; brother, Earl (Pap) Hensley.
Katelyn Ashton Garrett – age 18 of Corryton, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at U T Medical Center. Our beautiful precious Kate lost her battle to AML. She fought long and hard and was so brave. Not only for all of us, but for her perfect baby girl, Madison Grace. We know that Katelyn is no longer in pain. She went through those Pearly Gates. Katlyn gets to walk with our Father, hug her mother and hold her baby girl.
George Odra Sweet-age 62 of Maynardville went to be with the Lord suddenly Thursday afternoon, November 10, 2022 at his home. He was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. He loved wood working in his own wood working shop and also loved hunting, especially archery. Preceded in death by his parents, George and Alice Sweet; brothers, Lawrence, Jeff and Rome Sweet.
Sue (Sharp) Bailey-age 79 of Union County/Knoxville went Home to be with the Lord Wednesday evening, November 9, 2022. She was saved and of the Baptist faith. Sue’s quote was that her Lord never disappointed her. She was a retired employee of the former Standard Knitting Mill and The Palm Beach Company. Preceded in death by parents, John and Rosie (Shoffner) Sharp; brothers, Dave Sharp, Lee Bob Sharp; sisters, Polly Sheckels, Lela Mae Weaver, Linda Harrell, Faye Hicks; father and mother-in-law, Jay and Alberta Bailey.
J R Masingo-age 64 of Sharps Chapel went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Claiborne Medical Center. He was a member and deacon of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Former employee of England-Corsair in Tazewell. Preceded in death by parents, Sillus and Mattie (Ray) Masingo; sister, Mossie Masingo; brother, Charles (Chub) Masingo.