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Joanne Reed, 80

On February 3, 2023, Joanne Reed, was healed by the mighty hand of God. She was surrounded by the three men who loved her most as she peacefully went to her heavenly home. Joanne was born in Dayton, Ohio on August 14, 1942, to the late Ralph and Beulah Sebring. …

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Linda Kay Toman, Clinton

Linda Kay Toman, age 72, of Clinton, passed away at her residence on Sunday, February 5, 2023. She was born in Lafayette, Indiana on April 27, 1950, to Leonard and Marilyn Toman. Linda was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by, mother Marilyn Polley, …

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Frances Scott Crisp, 80

Frances Scott Crisp, age 80, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. Frances retired from Oak Ridge City Schools where she served as Director of Extended Childcare for 23 years before retiring. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. Frances experienced two great …

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Joyce Annacea Wilson Bradley, Oliver Springs

Joyce Annacea Wilson Bradley, age 79, of Oliver Springs, went to be with Jesus, Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Born April 21, 1943, Joyce was raised in the Claxton community and attended Clinton High School. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church of Clinton. Joyce loved her family most of …

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William “Billy” Dean Howard, Crossville

William “Billy” Dean Howard, age 61, passed away on February 3, 2023, at Cumberland Medical Center after his long battle with cancer. Billy was the firstborn son of William and Donna Howard, born August 14, 1961. He leaves behind his lifetime partner and mother of his 2 children, Teresa Houston; children …

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Edith Marie Johnson, Wartburg

Born October 8, 1946, in Orange County, Texas to parents Joseph William and Dollie Mae Ellis, Edith Marie Johnson passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband of 40 years by her side on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Edith was an almost-life-long resident of Wartburg. She had a love …

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Kimberly Diane McLemore Hall, Petros

Kimberly Diane McLemore Hall, age 45 of Petros, TN, passed away on January 31, 2023, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Olivia Cheyenne Hall. She leaves behind her husband, Michael Dewayne Hall; three sons: Michael “Mikey” Dewayne Hall II, Austin …

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Albert William Hamilton, Kingston

Albert William Hamilton age 51 of Kingston, TN passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Roane Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. Kayla and the grandkids were the love of his life. Preceded in death by father, Dean Hamilton; grandparents, Cass Hamilton and Francis Davidson; grandfather, Albert Cress; …

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Thomas Britten Hopwood, Bessemer, AL

Thomas Britten Hopwood, age 82, of Bessemer, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. A visitation for Thomas will be held Monday, February 13, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Southern Heritage Funeral Home, 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, AL 35124, followed by a funeral service from …

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Deborah Susanne Bridges, Rocky Top

Deborah Susanne Bridges, age 66 of Rocky Top, TN passed away at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023. Deborah was a member of West Side Baptist Church in Rocky Top. In her later years, she worked as an afterschool teacher at Andersonville Elementary and …

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