John “Gene” Sloan, age 94 of Maryville, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the family home. Gene was a long-time employee of Blount County Schools and retired as Principal from Rocky Branch Elementary School. Survived by wife of 64 years, Norma Jean Sloan; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Donna Sloan; grandson, Jordan Sloan; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Joan Sloan; sisters and brother-in-law, Maxine Duncan, Wilma and Don Wilson; several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org. Family and friends may stop by from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Smith Funeral Home to sign the register book. Private Services will be held. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John "Gene" Sloan please visit our Sympathy Store.