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Gracene Byerly Hopper

March 29, 1932 — November 16, 2023

Alcoa, TN

 

Gracene B. Hopper, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, November 16, 2023, gaining her eternal home in heaven with Christ.  She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church, and also regularly attended services at Tuckaleechee Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.  She was a retired lab technician from Blount Memorial Hospital.  She loved her Lord, reading, playing the piano & dulcimer, & growing a large variety of beautiful flowers.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene & Gertrude Byerly, brother Mac Byerly, husbands Bruce J. Cottrell, Howard Conar, & Rev. J. W. Hopper, granddaughter, Melissa Milton, and daughter-in-law, Joyce Cottrell.  Loving mother to Steve Cottrell & Vickie Robbins. Loving grandmother to Stephanie Martin (Brian), Robbie Cottrell, April Gifford, & Tony Trenham, 9 great-grandchildren, & 13 great great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 in the Smith Trinity Chapel.  The service will follow at 12:00 noon with Rev. John Lowe and Rev. Tony Collins officiating.  Family and friends will assemble following the service at 1:00 pm at the Pavilion of Grandview Cemetery for the interment service.  Condolences may be shared through Smith funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com 

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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