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Roy Oliver Johnson, Clinton

Roy Oliver Johnson age 93 of Clinton, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at NHC Healthcare of Oak Ridge.  He was born September 3, 1928, in Limestone County, Alabama to the late Tommy Hill and Francis Angeline Johnson. Roy was a veteran of the United States Army having served …

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Larry Junior Sims, Oakdale

Larry Junior Sims, age 73 of Oakdale passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Larry was a Christian and was a deacon at Bethel Baptist Church in Harriman. He loved hunting and all sports. He especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren and family. …

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Deborah Jane (Gelhar) Brogdon, 66

Deborah Jane (Gelhar) Brogdon, 66, died Oct. 17, 2021, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Terry Brogdon; daughters, Mrs., Amy (Jonathan) Nichols, Mrs. Pamela (Jeremy) Cummings, and Courtney Phillips; grandchildren, Brock Nichols, Brooke Nichols, Callie Cummings, and Camden Cummings; brothers, Mark Gelhar, and Marvin Gelhar; and sisters, Joyce McPhetridge …

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Ann Wilkie, Wartburg

Ann Wilkie, age 83, of Wartburg passed away October 17, 2021, at Commonwealth Senior Living. She was born on April 6, 1938. Ann was a loving mother, nana, and wife.  She enjoyed giving special attention to all the children she was around.  She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church …

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Chiquita Jane Perry, Oak Ridge

Chiquita Jane Perry passed away peacefully at her home in Oak Ridge, Tn, on the morning of October 18th. She was 58 years old. There will be a Celebration of Life on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 5:00 pm and goes until 7:00 pm at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. …

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Reverend Joseph W. Pinner, 71

The Reverend Joseph W. Pinner age 71, entered Eternal Rest in the early morning of August 7, 2021. His beloved wife of 40 years was by his side when he left for Heaven. Joseph was born June 5, 1950, in Memphis. He was the only child of J. Walter Pinner …

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Noel Yancy White, Rockwood

Noel Yancy White, age 77, of Rockwood, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by his family.  He was born November 4, 1943, in Rockwood and was a lifelong resident of Roane County.  He worked for over 17 years at St. Mary’s Hospital as Head Orderly in …

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Malvery Virginia Cooper, Rockwood

Mrs. Malvery Virginia Cooper, age 69, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Monday, October 18, 2021, at her home. She was born April 22, 1952, in Hazzard, Kentucky. Malvery was of the Baptist Faith and was formerly a Corrections Officer with the Roane County Sherriff’s Office in Kingston, Tennessee. …

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Reva Smith, Clinton

Reva Smith, age 92 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Shannondale Healthcare Center in Knoxville.  She was a member of Second Baptist Church.  Reva was born May 7, 1929, in Campbell County, Tennessee to the late Rev. Hugh & Julia Smith.  In addition to her parents she …

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Hallie L. Wilkinson. 85

Hallie L. Wilkinson, age 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at The Groves in Oak Ridge. She was born on February 13, 1936, to the late Doyle and Elsie Carrier Henderson in Knoxville, TN. In addition to her parents, Hallie is preceded in death by, her husband, …

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