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Dorothy Lou Heatherly Foust, 91

Dorothy Lou Heatherly Foust September 20, 1932 – July 16, 2024 With great love and sorrow, our beloved Mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother went to her heavenly home peacefully, on July 15, 2024, in short term hospice care at Oak Ridge Methodist Center. She was surrounded for 5 days with her …

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Melanie Renee Addington, Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge, TN – Melanie Renee Addington, 50, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2024, in her home. She was born on February 7, 1974, to James and Elena Huddleston in Oak Ridge. Melanie was a homemaker in her later years after working as an ER Tech at East Tennessee Children’s …

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Helen “Joanne” King, Oak Ridge

Helen “Joanne” King, of Oak Ridge, passed on July 14, 2024, surrounded by her extended family.  Joanne was a devoted homemaker who dedicated her life to her family, friends, and others with unwavering love and care. A woman of grace and wisdom, she was a pillar of strength for her family, friends, and …

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Lanny Smith Moore, Oak Ridge

Lanny Smith Moore, 89, of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away on Friday, July 5th at 3:50 PM at Methodist Medical Center surrounded by his wife of 67 years and other family members. Lanny was born to parents Walter Smith Moore and Eva Dodson Moore at Fountainhead Clinic in Portland, TN …

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Pauline Durham, 85

Pauline Durham affectionately known as “Polly” passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at the age of 85. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was always there when we needed her the most, offering support, wisdom, and love in abundance. A friend to many, she was …

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Marilyn Elizabeth Nicklow, 86

Marilyn Elizabeth Nicklow passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, following an unexpected illness and was surrounded by her loving family. Marilyn was born on July 23, 1937, to the late Sara Belle Page and Virgil Laney Meadows and was raised in Moultrie, Georgia. Throughout her life, she enjoyed residing …

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Linda Kay Mercer, Marlow Community

Mrs. Linda Kay Mercer, age 74 of the Marlow Community passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. She was a graduate of Oliver Springs High School and was a long-time member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She worked for many years at ORNL Credit Union. Linda enjoyed …

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Johnny Terrell Henley, Oliver Springs

Johnny Terrell Henley, age 62 of Oliver Springs went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 17, 2024. He was born October 27, 1961, in Oak Ridge, TN. Johnny loved spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, and operating heavy equipment. He was preceded in death by his parents, John …

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Marilyn Frances Hall Frederick, Rockwood

Mrs. Marilyn Frances Hall Frederick, age 77 of Rockwood, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 15, 2024, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on January 6, 1947, in Rockwood. She was a huge Elvis fan, and loved listening to his …

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Vanesia Lynn (Jones) Letner, Rockwood

Mrs. Vanesia Lynn (Jones) Letner, age 59, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born August 19, 1964, in Harriman, Tennessee. She was a longtime Cook at Tri-City Restaurant in Midtown (Harriman). She had …

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