Barbara J. Burris

May 10th, 2015

Barbara Jean Anderson-Burris – age 78, departed this life to her heavenly home on May 10, 2015. Barbara’s life was devoted to her family; she was adored by her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a faithful member of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church where she was the “Mother of the Church”, Barbara and her [...]

Rachel L. Smith

April 29th, 2015

Rachel L. Smith – age 71 of Knoxville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Beverly Park Place Nursing Home. Survivors, devoted nieces, Rose Womble and Connie Blair; beloved nephew, James Watson; sister, Della Watson; brother, James Roy Smith; daughters, Tracie Farrow and Yolanda Smith; a host of other relatives to include grandchildren, [...]

Robin Eugene Moreland

April 21st, 2015

Robin Eugene Moreland – formerly of Knoxville, departed this life on Tuesday April 21, 2015 in Dayton, Ohio. Robin was also known as “Rob Bass” a devoted father, brother, uncle, nephew and friend. Robin is preceded in death by his beautiful mother, Joyce Morelan; his loving grandmother, Helen Williams; niece, Joyvonna Austin. He is survived [...]

Iola Spencer Lundy

April 14th, 2015

Mrs. Iola Spencer Lundy, – age 88, departed her life on April 14, 2015 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 12:30 to 1: 00pm with funeral services to follow at 1:00 pm at Mattie E Coleman Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, located [...]

Charles T. Allen, Sr.

April 13th, 2015

Charles T. Allen, Sr. – was born November 4, 1930 in Akin, Sc. to the late Bright and Janie Hightower Allen.  He went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, April 13, 2015. Charles received Christ at an early age and rededicated his life on Friday, April 10, 2015. He served in the [...]

James Edward Brown, Sr.

April 12th, 2015

James Edward Brown, Sr., age 88 of Knoxville, TN was born April 23, 1926 and went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, April 12, 2015. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Employed with the U.S. Postal Service for 45 years. Preceded in death by parents Edward & Katherine Brown; loving [...]

Margretta Jackson Madden

April 10th, 2015

Madden, Margretta Jackson was born on July 3, 1933 in Knoxville, TN. She was the oldest of five children born to Roger Jackson, Sr. and Elizabeth Kemp Jackson. God called her home to rest on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by: parents; son, Darryl Madden; sister, [...]

Anthony W. (Tony) Griggs

April 3rd, 2015

Anthony W. (Tony) Griggs, age 56, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 at his residence in Knoxville, TN. He was preceded in death by his father and mother; 2 aunts and 2 brothers. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Renita (Pooh) Griggs: 2 brothers, Darrell and Sean Griggs; sister, [...]

James R. Mack, Jr.

April 1st, 2015

James Russia Mack, Jr. – age 74, of Knoxville passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Ft. Sanders Regional. Preceded in death by father, James R. Mack Sr. and mother, Martha L. Morgan; step-mother, Elsie Mack; brothers, John, Alton, and Steve Mack. He leaves to cherish his memory sons, Antwoin, James lll, Johnny, Yarish, Jermaine [...]

Jonah Colbert

April 1st, 2015

Jonah Sincere Neh’ Miah Colbert was born January 7, 2015 and departed this life on April 1, 2015 at Children’s Hospital. Preceded in death by great-grandparents, Rochelle and Lennie Rogers, Elbert Bassett, Sr., Denise Bankston and Mary Katherine Dorsey. He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Octasia Hall; father, Kipling Colbert; grandparents, Andrea Rogers, Timothy [...]