Rickey Macklin

Rickey Lynn Macklin – 61 of Maynardville, former owner of Macklin Roofing & Towing, born June 11, 1961 passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. in Corryton. He loved Harley Davidson and muscle cars. Rickey always made everyone laugh and was especially thoughtful, giving and selfless.

He is preceded in death by wife, Connie (Smith) Macklin; parents, Harvey and Donna (Hucklebee) Macklin; sister, Rhonda; and former long-time partner, Betty Jo. Rickey is survived by his loving dogs, Spanky and Molly and cat, Ms. Kitty; sister, Connie (Jess) Rogers; stepchildren, Steve, Clell and Angie; nieces, Bridget (Charles), Krystal (Dan) and Charissa; one great nephew; five great nieces; best friend, Mike Terry, brother from another mother; and many more close family and friends.

The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2023 in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel. The service to follow with Reverend Wade Brantley officiating. Family and friends will meet 12:45 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2023 to proceed to Snodderly Cemetery for a 2:00 p.m. graveside. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of Rickey Macklin. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net


Patricia Ann Wells

Patricia Ann Wells-age 29 of Tazewell, born August 24, 1994, went to be with the Lord November 29, 2023. Patricia loved animals especially dogs. Preceded in death by her father, Jeffrey Taylor.

She is survived by her mother, Penny Wells; fiancé, Robert Gambrel; daughter, Aubree Cole; son, Brody Smith; brothers, Carson and Michael Russell; special cousins, Samantha Upton and Robin Hopkins; great aunt, Judy Wells; special friend, Cecil Goddard and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

Marcus Keyes

Marcus Keyes, age 84, died peacefully on November 28, 2023 with his wife, Glenda, by his side.
Marcus was born on February 25, 1939, in Bantry Bay, Ireland. He was the fourth of five children born to Raphael P. Keyes and Brigid (O’Sullivan) Keyes. Marcus is survived by his wife of 32 years, Glenda Struss-Keyes; sister-in-law Patsy Keyes; sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Struss) Toms; nephew; Ralph (Eileen) Keyes; grandniece, Rachel (Sam); grandnephew, Michael (Andrea).
He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Falkna (died in infancy), Michael, Raphael, and Caít.

Toni Spiva

Toni Gale (Bell) Spiva – age 66 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 29, 2023 gaining her angel wings after battling many health issues for many years. She made many friends at the bowling center where she also married her husband, David.

Rosa Lee Aye

Rosa Lee (Loope) Aye-age 92 of Maynardville passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023 at Sacred Ground Hospice. She was a member of Hubbs Grove Baptist Church. She was the owner-operator of her own furniture store in Detroit, Michigan before retirement and returning to Union County. She was very active in the Union County Senior Citizens Center and enjoyed their activities. She has gone home to be with her husband of 64 years, Rev. Walter Aye; sister, Dorothy Kaliski; brothers, Howard Loope, Clyde Loope, Jerry Loope, Randy Shupe.

Alice Mae Popplewell

In loving memory of Alice Mae Popplewell, age 76 of Washburn, born September 9, 1947, passed away November 26, 2023 into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father and all members of her family, both naturally and spiritually do send their love with her.

Doyle Wayne Hensley

Doyle Wayne Hensley – age 79 of Luttrell, passed away Saturday evening, November 25, 2023, surrounded by his family at home. He was a life-long farmer and a member of New Friendship Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Bonita (Boles) Hensley; sister, Shelby Beeler and her husband, Hughie.

James Ray Childress

CHILDRESS, James Ray, 72, Maynardville, TN, passed away November 20, 2023, at home of natural causes. Jim was retired after a career in real estate, RV, and auto sales. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Martin Todd and Jessica Childress; granddaughter, Selena Rose; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Gary Henderson and Janet and Richard Bolus, all of Knoxville; and brother, Thomas Childress who resides at the Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. He is survived by numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kathryn Ruth and Clyde Mitchell Childress.

Shona Vadonee Hunley

Shona Vadonee Hunley, age 59, of Knoxville went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 25, 2023. She was a member of The Church of God of the Union Assembly. Shona loved church, wrestling, country music, The Special Olympics, bowling, game shows, Blake Shelton, and Rocklan Hughes. She never met a stranger and she loved with her whole heart. She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Virgie Hunley and nephew Christopher Logan Hunley.

Mary Joyce Sampson

Mary Joyce Sampson – age 74 of Powell, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023 at her home. She was a retired employee of Tipton Builders. She was of the Baptist Faith and was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
Preceded in death by her husband, Claude Sampson; parents, Noah and Gladys Russell; brothers, Buddy Hurst and Robert Hurst.

James Paul Raley

James Paul Raley-age 95 of Maynardville, born March 2, 1928 passed away peacefully Thursday morning, November 23, 20233 at his home. He was saved as a teenager. He worked 16 years for Kratt and retired from Roddy Manufacturing (Coca-Cola of Knoxville) with 26 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Dewey Raley, Sr. and Gladys (West) Raley; wife, Helen Tharp Raley; brother, Rev. Dewey Raley, Jr.; sisters, Opal Irick and Jean Raley.

Thomas E. Beach

Thomas E. Beach-age 78 of Maynardville, formerly of Knoxville passed away peacefully Saturday evening at the Willow Ridge Center, Maynardville.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

Anna Maples

Anna Maples – age 39 of Corryton. Anna’s earthly life ended on Thursday, November 16th at 6:49 p.m. We rejoice in the knowledge that she is present with the Lord hearing “well done my good and faithful servant”. She has been made whole for all eternity. Anna was a loving wife, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt and friend. Her smile, laugh and sweet spirit always brought joy to those around her. The void left in our hearts is indescribable.

Tim Glen Hundley

Tim Hundley-age 64 of Powder Springs passed away peacefully Friday morning, November 17, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family following a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by his parents, Swan and Lucreata (Yoakum) Hundley; nephew, Jeff Hundley.

Survivors: devoted wife of 37 years, Dinah Decker; son, Justin Hundley and wife, Rebekah; granddaughter, Savannah Hundley. Sisters, Shirley Acuff of Corryton; Maggie Collins of Corryton. Special family, Eric Hundley; aunt, Lavonda Hundley and Lew and Carla Howard.

Catherine Lorraine Guffey

Catherine Lorraine Guffey-age 82 of Maynardville, born May 14, 1941, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023 after a long battle with cancer at her home. She attended Fairview Knox Baptist Church, Corryton. Preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Haynes.

She is survived by son, Mitchell Adams and wife, Patti; granddaughters, Micki and Kent Venable, Sherri and Chris O’Day; great grandchildren, Kaylee and Kolton Venable, Kelsey and Abby O’Day; special friends, Anna Cantrell and Melissa Curington.

Barbara Paul

Barbara Paul – 80 of Maynardville, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and daughter, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at U T Medical Center. She was a member of Ailor Dale Baptist Church and was faithful in her love for the Lord.

Veronica Breau

Veronica Jean Breau – age 84 of Maynardville, passed away November 10, 2023 at Willow Ridge Center. She is of the Catholic Faith and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by parents, Anthony and Stella Kecioris. Veronica is survived by husband of 61 years Al Breau; daughter, Theresa Kidwell; and five grandchildren.

James "Pap" Campbell

James “Pap” Campbell – age 79 of Maynardville, passed away suddenly, Thursday, November 9, 2023 at his home. He was a member of Pennington Chapel Baptist Church. He was an avid fan of U.T. football. We will surely miss his “Pap” hugs. Preceded in death by parents, Rev. George and Leona (Chesney) Campbell, brother, Tommy Campbell.

Jeffery Lee Latham

Jeffery Lee Latham-age 56 of Knoxville passed away suddenly Tuesday, November 7, 2023. He preceded in death by his father, Othie Lee Latham; sister, Lisa Murrell.

Survivors: mother, Diane Latham; his 3 sons, Aaron, Erik and Jonathan Latham and several grandchildren; sister, Mary Latham; brothers, Mark Latham and Joey Clabough and their families along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Kevin Monroe Lee

Kevin Monroe Lee-age 55 of Maynardville passed away suddenly, Sunday, November 5, 2023 at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. He was a member of Revival Vision Church of God, Maynardville. He is preceded in death by his father, Jesse Monroe Lee; grandmother, Leona Lee; grandfather, Coleman Monroe Lee; grandmother, Ruth Simpkins; grandfather, Charles Simpkins.