Donna J. Griffin

January 21st, 2019

Donna Jean Wilson Griffin, affectionately known as “Pie,” was called home by God on Monday, January 21, 2019. She was born in Kentucky, but resided in Knoxville, Tennessee. Donna loved the Lord and was a faithful member of Greater Warner A.M.E. Zion Church. She is preceded in death by her parents: Jesse Wilson Sr. and [...]

Travis H. Wooley, Jr.

January 14th, 2019

Travis Henry Wooley, Jr passed from this life and into the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 14, 2019 at the age of 84. Travis was born August 12, 1934 in Arkadelphia (Colony), AL. Travis was the son of Travis Henry and Alma Cora Wooley. Travis retired from Rohm and Haas [...]

Beulah Mitchell

January 12th, 2019

Beulah Mitchell was born on October 22, 1938 to Ophelia C. Sarden in Lake Providence, Louisiana. At the age of 80, she departed this life on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ophelia C. Sarden; brother, Elijah Sarden; son, Curtis G. Ezell; and father [...]

Carolyn Goss-Jones

January 12th, 2019

Carolyn Goss-Jones, age 90, of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully on Saturday January 12, 2019 at Holston Health & Rehabilitation Center. A native of Knoxville, Carolyn graduated from Austin High, Class of 1946 and Knoxville College. She retired from the Department of Energy-Y12 Plant. Carolyn was a faithful and loyal member of Mt. Zion Baptist [...]

Eric T. Penson, Sr.

January 11th, 2019

Minister Eric Tyrone Penson Sr., age 51, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 11, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Knoxville, TN, originally from Los Angeles, California. Eric was a Minister at Walking by Faith Ministries. His passion was in ministry, spending time with his family, devoted best friend/brother-in-law Minister [...]

Helen L. Hill

December 30th, 2018

Mrs. Helen Louise McClanahan Hill was born December 8, 1941, in Charleston, Mississippi, to the union of the late Alex and Henrietta Hill.  She was granted eternal rest on December 30, 2018 at the Diversicare Nursing Home, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She received her early education in the Charleston school system.  Upon relocating to Oak Ridge, she [...]

Elder William A. Rowan

December 28th, 2018

Elder William Alexander Rowan passed away peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. He was born and reared in Harriman, Tennessee where he received his education. Mr. Rowan graduated from the University of TN-Knoxville receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Elder Rowan was an educator in the Knoxville, [...]

Elmira Tillman

December 27th, 2018

Elmira “Auntie” Tillman, of Knoxville, was born January 5, 1926 and departed this life on December 27, 2018 at Shannondale Healthcare Center at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Robert Tillman; daughter, Kathi Miles; mother, Willie Mae Hardy; and sisters: Mae Littlejohn and Aileen Hardy. She leaves to cherish her [...]

Priscilla Pye-Taylor

December 22nd, 2018

Priscilla Ann Pye-Taylor, 68, of Knoxville, departed this life on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Regis Woods Nursing Home, Louisville, Kentucky. She was born on February 15, 1950 to the union of Robert L. Pye and Mable Geneva Johnson-Pye both of whom preceded her in death. Priscilla was preceded in death by two brothers, David [...]

Barbara A. Hall

December 21st, 2018

Barbara Ann “Toodle” Hall, 82, of Knoxville, departed this life on Friday, December 21, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee on July 29, 1936 to the late Mildred Campbell and Essley Sims. She was the second oldest of 9 siblings, of which older brother George R. [...]