Phoebe Jean Williams Humphreys, Harriman

Phoebe Jean Williams Humphreys, age 80, of Harriman, was called home to be with her Lord Friday, September 2, 2022.  She was born October 28, 1941, in Harriman and was a lifelong resident of Roane County. She attended Emory Heights Baptist Church in Harriman and had a deep devotion for the Lord and enjoyed Bible study with all her heart. Phoebe was very patriotic and loved America.  She would decorate for every holiday and occasion.  She loved all history and instilled that in her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She also had a great passion for genealogy and enjoyed visiting different cemeteries to do research.  Phoebe loved Swan Pond better than any other place on earth and said it was the ‘Garden Spot of the World’. She was an avid gardener and liked working on her flowers.  She also had a love for animals. Her main passion was her loving husband of almost 65 years. She was absolutely crazy in love with Curtis and was always talking about her love from the time she “chased him”, “caught him”, and “married him”.  He was always “her man” until she had to leave him. Preceded in death by her parents, Wesley Clyde & Dorothy Ballard Williams; and sister, Becky Williams.


Loving Husband of 64 years           Curtis Humphreys of Harriman   

Son                                                   Jeff Humphreys and wife, Melissa of Harriman      

Daughter                                         Rebekah Sharp of Lenoir City

Grandchildren                                Jennifer Phillips & husband, Brandon

                                                         Ali Nelson Ariks & husband, Chris

                                                         Andrew Nelson & partner, Haley Lurie

                                                         Rachel Sharp

Great-grandchildren                     Jaxon Court and Dagon Phillips

Sisters-in-law                                 Phyllis Shipwash & Pat Hughes of Ten Mile

                                                         Donna Seiler & husband, Danny of Harriman

A host of extended family members & dear friends

The family will receive friends 11:00 – 2:00 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at Emory Heights Baptist Church with funeral service following at 2:00 pm. Rev. Brenda Poole, Rev. Don Long, Rev. Wayne Nelson, and Rev. Reves Schaefer will be officiating. Interment will follow at Williams Family Cemetery with Rev. Kyle Beverly officiating. Serving as Pallbearers; Nathan Hendrickson, Junior Hendrickson, Burt Hughes, Eric Niles, Lynn Jones, Travis Dawson, Randy Pack, and Hank Sox. Online registration book can be signed at Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

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