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Rebecca Ann (Becky) Stonecipher Stewart, 65

Rebecca Ann (Becky) Stonecipher Stewart, age 65 was born in Knoxville, TN to the union of Glendean and Corene Vowell Stonecipher on February 12, 1957, and passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Becky was a retired educator for the Anderson County schools, serving as teacher, principal, and Director of …

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Roy Lee Carr Jr, Powell

Roy Lee Carr Jr. (Lee), 67, died May 20, 2022, at Fort Sanders Regional Center for Advanced Medicine after an extended illness.  Lee was born in Chicago Illinois on November 6, 1955, to Donna and Roy Carr.  The family moved to Powell when Lee was about 4, where he resided …

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Andrea Haynes, Coalfield

Andrea Haynes, age 32 of Coalfield, went home on May 21, 2022. Andrea was a mom, wife, daughter, and sister who lived her whole life in Coalfield. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah church where she and her husband Lynn taught Awana. She enjoyed fishing, being outdoors looking at the …

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Patricia Ann Thompson Hall, Kingston

Patricia Ann Thompson Hall, age 78, of Kingston passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Roane Medical Center.  She was born April 18, 1944, in Harriman and was a graduate of South Harriman High School.  She attended Chapman Grove Baptist Church in earlier years.  Patricia retired from Boeing in 2009 …

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Chester “Harley” Boles, Spring City

Chester “Harley” Boles, age 94 of Spring City, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman. He was born on February 2nd, 1928, in the Roddy community of Spring City. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during …

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Elizabeth “Liz” Wilburn, Rockwood

Elizabeth “Liz” Wilburn age 63, of Rockwood Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Tennessee. She was born March 8th, 1959 in Rockwood, TN. Liz was a self-employed Sewing Machine Operator. She attended Pine Orchard Baptist Church in Oakdale, TN. She was preceded in …

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Mark David Wright, LaFollette

Mark David Wright age 61, of LaFollette, TN passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022.  He was born September 20, 1960, in LaFollette, TN to the late Paul Francis Wright and Bobbie Jean Rogers Wright Lambdin.  For many years Mark was a police officer/dispatcher with the City of LaFollette Police …

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Brian “Stymie” Wisman, Oak Ridge

Brian “Stymie” Wisman, age 51 of Oak Ridge passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center.  He was a roofer by trade. And as his family put it, “to know Brian was to love Brian”.  He was tough on the outside but had a heart …

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Lorraine “Lori” (née Zurlinden) Tichenor, Knoxville

Lorraine “Lori” (née Zurlinden) Tichenor – age 76, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. She was born July 14, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Lorraine Zurlinden. Lori taught elementary school for nearly 40 years, the overwhelming majority of which were spent at Claxton Elementary …

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Richard Dean “Ric” Menefee, Oak Ridge

Richard Dean “Ric” Menefee, age 63, passed away, on May 15, 2022, at home. Born on January 5, 1959, in Titusville, Florida, he grew up in Oak Ridge and was a 1977 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. Trained as a draftsman, he worked for numerous companies and projects in …

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