Sherry “Vickie” McConkey, of Madisonville, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was employed by Food City in Loudon for 18 years.

She was 66 years old.

Preceded in death by: her father, Clifton Bivens.

Survivors include: her daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Matthias Kirkland;

Son, Jason Yates;

Grandchildren, Dewayne Strickland, Bryan Foxx, Autumn Davis, Kristen Webb, Harley Kirkland, Brent Kirkland, Bailee Kirkland, Kayden Kirkland, Raven Renee Sims, Lucus Michael Yates, Silas Zayne Yates;

Nine great-grandchildren;

Mother, Thelma Gunter Herr;

Sisters and brother-in-law, Terry McConkey, Billie and Wayne Guffey;

Several nieces and nephews;

Special friend, Cheryl.

The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville. The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in Biereley-Hale Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Hicks officiating. Interment was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, in Citico Cemetery.