Homer Willis Prince went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Ben Atchley Veterans Home. Homer was born June 1, 1932. He was a deacon and member of Armona Baptist Church. He was a disabled veteran of the Korean War. He was retired from Barclays American Co. and Baptist Hospital. Preceded in death by: son, Terry Michael Prince; parents, Archie & Lillie Prince; brothers, Lewis E., Charles, Calvin, Bill & Archie Jr.; sisters, Faye Finger & Margaret Rogers. Survivors include: loving wife of 63 years, Betty; son, Douglas & wife Kathy; grandsons, William & Allen; granddaughter, Meagan; several nephews and nieces and great nephews and nieces; sister-in-law, Geneva Prince. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Alzheimer’s Tennessee Inc, East TN Office, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 or your favorite Veteran charity. Family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM with Rev. Lucas Clabough & Rev. Charles Farley officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Zions Chapel Baptist Church for the interment. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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