Marie Johnson Hunt, age 86, of Sweetwater, widow of Jimmie (Jim) Hunt, went to her Heavenly home at 6:38 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Evette Chambers. She was a member of Steekee Creek Baptist Church. She and Jim were married for 65 years.

Franklin Ray Dean, age 76, of Vonore, passed away at 12:28 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Miss Joy R. Frerichs, age 73, of Chatsworth, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at her home.

Heather Michelle Weber, 33, of Sweetwater, passed away in her sleep while surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at U.T. Medical Center.

Ray J. Treadwell, age 94, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Sweetwater Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He also was a member of the Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #292, and the Scottish Rite.

Doris Jayne Burleson, age 91, of Sweetwater, passed away at 6:55 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at Sweetwater Nursing Center.

Ed Hensley, age 64, of Knoxville, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at his home.

James Christopher “Chris” Crowder, 45, a resident of Englewood, formerly of Tellico Plains, passed away on Tuesday evening, Jan. 28, 2020, at his home.

Nicky Lane Witt, 60, passed away suddenly on Jan. 27, 2020, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Philip G. Shamblin, age 68, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, surrounded by his family and friends.

William Taylor Landrum, passed away on Jan. 24, 2020, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville from heart surgery complications.

Terry E. Crosby, age 83, of Ten Mile, formerly of Kingston, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.

Dermalene Martin Bookout Moses, born Aug. 4, 1933, passed away at home on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. She was of the Church of God faith.

Carol Randall (Randy) Glover, age 74, of Tellico Plains, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Center Presbyterian Church. He loved U.T. football, fishing, reading, watching westerns and reading the Bible. He coached little leagu…

Sherman Othel Casteel, of Madisonville, passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

Nellie Jean Cook Henry, age 81, of Madisonville, widow of Frank Hershel Henry, passed away on Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 2020, at her home.

Christopher Kevin Jones, age 40, of Madisonville, passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Rose Joyce Hensley Boyer, of Sandston, Virginia, passed away from vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s on Dec. 19, 2019, in Sandston, Virginia.

Linda (Wagner) Stingle Knox, age 70, of Sweetwater, was peacefully ushered into the presence of her heavenly Father on Thursday morning, Dec. 26, 2019, at her home with her family and former husband of 36 years by her side.

Chad Avery Shaw, age 41, of Madisonville, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. He was a member of Island Creek Baptist Church.

Glenn Thomas White, age 83, of Madisonville, passed away on Tuesday evening, Dec. 31, 2019, at Madisonville Health and Rehab. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Tellico Plains.

Ella Chestine (Davis) Fulbright, age 92, of Ballplay Community, Vonore, passed away at 12:48 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Lawson Lorene Underwood, age 84, of Vonore, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. She retired from National Seating, Vonore, at the age of 70.

Mazel Lillma McKenzie, 91, of Tellico Plains, Tennessee, passed away on Dec. 16, 2019.

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, we lost our much loved husband, father, papa and great-papa to hepatocellular carcinoma. He was 76 years old. His illness was brief, being diagnosed in mid-September, but he was truly an inspiration to us all with his uncomplaining acceptan…

Ronald Keith Roach, age 68, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. He was a well-known flooring installer.

Bruce E. Thompson, age 88, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Trail Creek Place in Indiana. He worked for Iron Workers Local Union #395 for 50 years and retired in 1994 and moved back to his hometown of Sweetwater, Tennessee.

Elton Frerichs, age 69, of Vonore, Tennessee, beloved father, grandfather, brother, friend, and educator, passed away suddenly on Dec. 6, 2019, at UT Medical Center.

Bettye June Cyphers, age 68, of Madisonville, passed away at 9:02 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. She retired from the Monroe County School System, where she served as a teacher’s aide at Vonore Elementary School for 30 years. She was a firm believer in grammar skills, …

Clinton Elmer Riddle, age 98, died peacefully on Dec. 3, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Alfred “Al” Elisha Hicks, born Feb. 1, 1944, in Madisonville, Tennessee, died on Nov. 27, 2019, in Frankfort, Ohio, following an extended illness.

Kenneth Earl Belcher, age 90, of Madisonville, surrounded by his family, passed on to his heavenly home at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church.

Carl Edgar Lichlyter, age 80, of Englewood, passed away peacefully at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was of the Church of God faith.

William Larry Borden, 84, of Englewood, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. He was a son of the late Gib and Pauline Borden.

Vernon Cawlishaw, age 69, of Madisonville, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away at 5:21 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at his home.

John F. Hassell Jr., 65, a resident of Madisonville, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Mary Paulette “Pet” Stamey Steele, age 70, widow of Joel Steele, of Madisonville, passed away peacefully in her sleep after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2019. She retired after 19 years of service from CVG, formerly National Seating.

Bernice Kyle Ingram, age 89, of Sweetwater, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Patricia (Patsy) Gray, age 65, of Madisonville, passed away at 1:44 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of 411 Chapel Baptist Church.

On Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, Julie Smart passed from this life.

Patricia B. Best, age 69, of Madisonville, passed away on Saturday morning, Nov. 2, 2019, at her home. She was a member of Clifton Missionary Baptist Church.

Ann Elizabeth Inman Exum, 92, of Sweetwater, Tennessee, left this earth for her heavenly home on Oct. 22, 2019.

David Edward Smiley, 75, a resident of Vonore, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in a Harriman health care facility. He was born July 15, 1944, in Loudon, Tenn., a son of the late Bryant and Margaret Cruze Smiley. David was a graduate of Madisonville High School, Tennessee Military Insti…

Ellen Hunt Harrison, age 92, of Maryville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at her home.

Grace Elizabeth LaPietra, age 88, of Sweetwater, formerly of Long Island, New York, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at her home. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Athens.

Beulah Estelle Long, age 89, of Sweetwater, was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Livingston, Tennessee. She passed away on Sept. 25, 2019.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.