Margaret Ann Maples; age 79 of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Fort Sanders Medical Center of Loudon. Margaret lived in Maryville most of her life. She was a graduate of Everett High School and Knoxville Business College and worked for many years as an administrative assistant at UT Medical Center. Her pastimes included choral singing, playing tennis, arts and crafts, and caring for her lively dogs. Margaret was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, and sister. Her generous heart and kind smile will be missed. She was the daughter of the late Austin and Agnes Killian and was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph H. Maples. She is survived by her sons, the Rev. Michael Maples and Eric “Ric” Maples, both of Knoxville; brother, Lee Killian and spouse, Joyce of Maryville; aunt, Martha Trentham of Knoxville; and nephew, Aaron Killian of Maryville. A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Farragut at 633 St John Ct, Knoxville, TN 37934. Funeral service to follow at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Blount County SPCA at 1005 E Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37804 or to the Catholic Charities of East Tennessee Program Services at 318 N. Gay Street, Suite 100, Knoxville, TN 37917. Condolences and memories may be shared through Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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