DeAnna Alexi

DeAnna Alexi, age 47, of Knoxville TN, daughter of Tony and Margo Alexi, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, under the care of the amazing staff at UT Medical Center, with her family holding her hands at her bedside. DeAnna had been under the care of UT Hospice at home prior to hospitalization. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Gertrude and Herman Cruze of Knoxville TN and her paternal grandparents Anthony and Betty Oleksy of New York. She was born in Silver Springs, MD on January 30, 1971. Survivors are her husband Christopher L. Pollock; her first husband Brad Croisdale; their children, Ben, Gregory, Clara, and Joey Croisdale, of Knoxville, and DeAnna's stepchildren Paige Pollock of Indianapolis, IN and Brandon Pollock of Berea, KY; brother, Daniel, his wife Molly Alexi and children, Sarah and Matthew of North Carolina; sister, Margo her husband Bob Tate of Oak Ridge, TN with children Caitlyn, Justin, Brandon, Emily, Ava and Nolan; the Croisdale children's loving step family Christy wife of Brad and Christy's children Dylan and Lauren; and in laws, Russell and Susie Pollock of Union City, Tn. Sisters in law, Stephanie Griffin and her children Zachary and Kylie Jo of Hazleton, IN, and Sarah and Brad Scheland of Union City, TN. She also is survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. DeAnna working with her husband was an entrepreneur. She was a graduate of Doyle High School and attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. In her life she was able to live in various parts of the United States. DeAnna was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer advanced to Stage 4 in September of 2016. She was treated with many months of chemotherapy and multiple clinical trials attempting to help others survive this disease. She fought to the end to survive. Her goal in her last months was to educate and make known the testing particularly for health care professionals which all women need to have to diagnose Ovarian Cancer as early as possible which is absolutely vital to longevity. Some of the early symptoms are common but include feeling tired, feeling full quickly when eating, abdominal bloating, changes in menstruation, changes in bowel patterns, pressure in pelvis and increased abdominal girth. A CA125 inexpensive blood test can be ordered by a doctor to help point attention to do further testing including a biopsy which is conclusive. A friends and family service will be held at the Mynatt Funeral Home on Rennoc Rd in Fountain City in North Knoxville on Saturday November 10th from 3-5pm and also a mass will be held to celebrate DeAnna's life at John 23rd Parish on Melrose Place in Knoxville on Sunday November 11th at 1pm with a time directly afterward to spend with the family. Father Eric Andrews of the Paulist fathers will conduct the services. Cremation has taken place at her request. DeAnna has asked for all donations of money to please be given to The Ovarian Cancer Fund Alliance and/or Garden Montessori School on Garden Drive in Knoxville, Tn. DeAnna wanted you to know that the absolute most important thing she did in her life was to spend time with her family and amazing children and she will always be in their lives in memory. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mynattfh@gmail.com.

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Janice Ann Beeler Fields

Janice Ann Beeler Fields-age 66 of Corbin, Kentucky passed away suddenly Monday morning, February 18, 2019 at her home. She was a loving mother, nana, sister and friend. She will be sadly missed by all. Janice was a member of Nave Hill Baptist Church and was a former co-owner of Fields Apparel in Monticello, Kentucky. She was recently employed at SEKRI, Corbin, Kentucky for 22 years. Preceded in death by parents, James Aubrey and Lillie Beeler, two brothers, Gary and Terry Beeler; nephew, Adam Beeler.

Robert Bradley Douglas

Robert Bradley Douglas, known as Brad Douglas, was born October 12th, 1978. Brad spent his life in the Knoxville area embracing the Tennessee Volunteers, fishing and hiking. Brad's favorite thing to do was to take him and his family exploring. It is with great sadness that the family of Brad Douglas announces his passing at the age of 40. His spirit, enthusiasm and willingness to put other's needs above his own will be missed but not forgotten.

Robert Bruce Kezer

R. Bruce Kezer-age 84 of Knoxville departed this world for heaven on February 15 from his home. His family was at his side. Born in Jersey City, NJ, on September 30, 1934 to Edwin and Ruth (Adams) Kezer, Bruce graduated from the University of Vermont in 1957. He then entered the US Army and served, in peacetime, for three years until being honorably discharged at the rank of Lieutenant. Bruce loved Jesus with all his heart, and worked to live instead of the other way around.

Thomas Michael McLaughlin

Thomas M. McLaughlin age 57 currently of Maynardville TN, formerly of Edison NJ, passed away on February 8th 2019 at UT Hospital following an exhausting battle with cancer. Preceded in death by father, Thomas W, and brother Michael W McLaughlin.

Survived by wife Kathie, daughter and son-in-law Jennifer McLaughlin and Josh Lamb, son TJ, mother Elaine, sister and brother-in-law Lori and Gary Yurchak, grandchildren Chris and Michael, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Judson "Juddy" Bailey

Judson “Juddy“ Bailey - age 79 of Washburn, was born on February 27, 1939 and passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2019. We all called him Pap. He was a member of Nave Hill Baptist Church. He loved his family, hunting, playing cards, dogs and driving around. He spent his last few months putting on his shoes and saying “I believe I will go home”. He is finally “home“, peacefully in the arms of Jesus.

Frances Jane Nichols

Frances Jane Nichols “Janey”, age 61, of Rockford, went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. She was a beloved mom, sister, and granny. Preceded in death by parents Jack Huggins and Bernice Van Dyke, brother Jackie Huggins, sisters Sarah Munsey, Sandy Huggins, and Darlene Dunaway.

Raymond Scott Brock

Raymond Scott Brock-age 84 of Washburn passed away Friday evening, February 8, 2019 at his home. He was a member of Salem Primitive Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wife, Barbara Brock; parents, Walter and Lois (Atkins) Brock; sister, Ruby Idol; son-in-law, Henry Paul McGinnis.

Peggy Sue Dennison

Peggy Sue (Bailey) Dennison-age 60 of Maynardville passed away Friday morning, February 8, 2019 at her home following a long illness. She was a member of The Church of God at Maynardville.

Survivors: husband, Bobby Ray Dennison; daughters, Mitzi Petty and husband, Chesney;
Trish Houston and Dora Davis; step-children, Jacob Shultz, Jessica Shultz, Jonathon Dennison and Beth De Leon Several grandchildren along with one great-grandchild. Sisters, Vickie Coram and Debbie Bailey. Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.