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Charles Robert Purkey

Charles Robert Purkey

July 3, 1961 — August 25, 2014
Service: August 28, 2014

Charles Robert Purkey age 53 of Maryville, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at Blount Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by: Mother, Mary Lou Everett Purkey; Step-daughter, Penny Sue Potter; Brother-in-law, Joe Mack Burris Jr. Survivors include: Wife, Nellie Ann Purkey; Step-Son, Paul Ray Carver; Step-Grandchildren, Amy Potter, Noah Potter, and Allen Potter; Father & Step-Mother, Claude Lee & Bettie Purkey; Brother, Faron Lee Purkey &...

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Barbara Maria "Barb" Ballew

Barbara Maria "Barb" Ballew

September 23, 1968 — August 23, 2014
Service: August 28, 2014

Barbara Maria "Barb" Ballew, age 45, of Maryville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Barb was a caring and devoted wife and mother who loved her family, friends, and community. She was a very active member with Seymour Heights Christian Church and truly enjoyed her work with her students as a teacher at Sevierville Primary School. An avid reader who loved the outdoors walking and biking, she will be truly missed by those...

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Ray Martin Sauls

Ray Martin Sauls

September 21, 1921 — August 23, 2014
Service: August 27, 2014

Ray Martin Sauls, age 92, passed away on August 23, 2014 at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Frances Sauls. He was a dedicated husband and was devoted to his wife. Mr. Sauls leaves behind four children; Homer Sauls and wife Jean, Janice McClanahan and husband Larry, Kathy Coulter and husband David, and Barbara Carver and husband John. He was a beloved father and friend to each of them. He also had...

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William A. Crisp

William A. Crisp

February 26, 1939 — August 22, 2014
Service: August 26, 2014

William A. "Bill" Crisp, age 75 of Friendsville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Blount Memorial Hospital. Bill was an active member of Middlesettlements United Methodist Church and was a caring and giving person who liked people. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Crisp and Martha Alice Crisp West. Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Carolyn Crisp; Daughter and Son-in-law, Staci and Andy Lawhorn; Grandchildren,...

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Shirley Isabelle Hunt

Shirley Isabelle Hunt

April 5, 1923 — August 22, 2014
Service: August 27, 2014

Shirley Isabelle Hunt age 91 of Louisville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at the family home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mose E. Hunt, Jr., son, Stephen Ellis Hunt; brothers, Bill & Jimmy Charlton. Survivors include son & daughter-in-law, Kerry & Vickie Hunt; grandchildren, Kathy Pharris, Deanna Sullivan, Kevin Hunt, Todd Hunt, Teresa Hunt; great-grandchildren, Sean Pharris, Karli Pharris, Kaleb Pharris and Ethan Hunt;...

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Richard W. Masters

Richard W. Masters

June 13, 1939 — August 22, 2014
Service: August 26, 2014

Richard W. Masters, age 75 of Maryville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014. He was retired from Delta Airlines after 29 years of service. He was the owner of Masters Group Aviation Consulting involving domestic and international air service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther E. & Alma Masters. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Joan Masters; daughter & son-in-law, Sherri & H.E. Enfinger of Okeechobee, FL., son, Wade W....

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Jimmy Lee Everman

Jimmy Lee Everman

May 16, 1956 — August 19, 2014
Service: August 23, 2014

Jim Everman, age 58 of Maryville passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Blount Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by: Parents, James Everman and Irene Smith; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Cletus & Beatrice Tipton; Brother-in-law, Chuck Tipton Jr. Survivors include: Beloved wife of 38 years, Leesa Everman; Daughters & Son-in-law, Lucille & Gideon Quesenberry and Alexis Everman, all of Maryville; Grandson, Julian Quesenberry; Brother &...

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Paul J. Doty

Paul J. Doty

November 21, 1931 — August 18, 2014
Service: August 20, 2014

Paul J. Doty age 82, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014. He was a member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by: parents, Nell & Fred Doty; seven siblings. He is survived by: wife, Julia; children, Chris Doty, Curt Doty, Lisa Tolliver, Spence Ridge, (fiancée Wendy Franklin), Robin McCarter (Kent), Stacey Ridge (Cora), Angie Thomas (David); grandchildren, Jessica Doty, Matthew and Mariah Tolliver; Brittany...

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Mary Ruth McNeal

Mary Ruth McNeal

July 19, 1929 — August 18, 2014
Service: August 22, 2014

Mary McNeal age 85 of Johnson City, formerly of Maryville, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at Lakebridge Health Care in Johnson City, TN. She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church and a member of Martha Washington Chapter O.E.S. Preceded in death by: Husband, Jack McNeal; Son, Everett J. McNeal. Survivors include: Daughter, Linda Greer of Johnson City; Son, Robert Joseph McNeal; Seven Grandchildren; Eight Great-Grandchildren;...

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Howard Ray Ogle

Howard Ray Ogle

November 28, 1939 — August 18, 2014
Service: August 21, 2014

Howard Ray Ogle age 74 of Walland, departed this life at home surrounded by family and friends to be with his heavenly father on Monday, August 18, 2014. Preceded in death by: parents, Jack & Ester Ogle; brothers, George & Bob Ogle; sister, Mildred Bivens. Survivors include: loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Alma Holcomb Ogle; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy & Rev. Quinton Barbra, Laura & Rev. Jack Campbell, Lisa & Rev. Donald Burns all of...

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