Archive for July, 2019

Jeffery A. Wagoner

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Jeffery Allen (“Snakie”) Wagoner was born December 10, 1958 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He peacefully made his transition on Sunday, July 28, 2019 to his Heavenly Home. He grew up in the Mechanicsville- College Homes Area and later attended Austin East High School. Jeffery received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior many years ago, and it was very evident in his personality and loving demeanor. He loved having access to connect with family and friends through Facebook where he oftentimes expressed his love for Christ and all those he came in contact with. “Snakie,” as affectionately known by family and close friends, was a fun-loving, kind, tender-hearted man that loved his family, friends and especially his mom Jack “Granny” as he called her. You could see him often and regularly taking his mom, family members and other residents in the community to and from their various appointments and specific needs. His smile and laughter were infectious, contagious and will be greatly missed. Jeffery was truly loved by his large close-knit family and dearest friends. There will be an immense void in their hearts without his physical presence, but they rejoice knowing he’s at peace and will forever be with them in spirit as his memory continues. He leaves to cherish & celebrate his memory his devoted mother, Ona (Jack) Campbell; brothers: Anthony (Regenia) Campbell, Ronald Wagoner, Richard (Beverly) Campbell  [all of Knoxville, TN]; sisters: Angela Campbell [of Johnson City], Andrea Campbell and Patrice Campbell [both of Knoxville]; special dear friends: Jonny Ross-Foxworth (“Pretty Girl,” his affectionate name for her), Lewis Agnew, Kimberlyn Bailey and Jessica Clemons; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 2-3 PM at Eternal Life Harvest Center with the Celebration of Life Service to follow with Minister Beverly Campbell officiating.

Billy F. Robinson

Saturday, July 27th, 2019

Billy Frank Robinson, age 59, of Knoxville, passed away on July 27, 2019 at his residence. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Reaves-Robinson; children, sisters, brother, other relatives, friends and all who loved him. The service to honor his life will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, John Sevier Highway, Knoxville.

Joyce Moore-Burton

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Joyce Moore-Burton, born October 22, 1955, surrounded by family went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2019. Joyce had the warmest smile and biggest sense of humor. She fought the good fight and was beloved by her family. She was preceded in death by her sister, Penny Loraino Moore and father, Howard Moore. Joyce is survived by her mother Shirley Moore; children, Anthony (Tandalyn) Burton and Penny Elaine Moore; sisters, Tawanda (Thomas) Tucker, Lisa Moore, and Sylvia Woolfolk; grandchildren: Justyce, Tony, Micah, Aryanna, Arielle, Naiyah, Camryn, and Naomi; niece and nephew, Tiffany and Tawayne Tucker. She will be greatly missed. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 19 at Unity Mortuary. Graveside service to be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.The family will assemble Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home to process to the cemetery.

Decision L.A. Kennedy

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Decision Leron-Alexander Kennedy, descendent of Jacob, heir to the throne of Israel, earned his right to rest on July 10, 2019. He was born at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Decision was a very happy child whose smile and spirit captivated any and everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lonnie Johnson; great-grandfathers, Charles Whitman and Donald Spears, Sr.; and great-great-grandfather Joseph Godon. He is survived by parents, Ronnie Kennedy and Martika Johnson; brothers: Jermaine Johnson and Nacioun Johnson; sisters, Dream Johnson and Loyal Kennedy; grandparents: Courtney (Michelle Spears) Thomas, Ron Kennedy and Jamesena Johnson; great-grandparents, Joequetta Kennedy, Brenda Whitman and Mae B. Nance; great-great-grandmother, Thelma Gordon; host of aunts, cousins and loved ones to numerous to name; uncles, Zayin Yasharahla, Marquise Spears and Josh Kennedy. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 1-2 PM in the William V. Powell, Jr. Memorial Chapel of Unity Mortuary, with the Celebration of Life to follow with Pastor Fredrick Brabson, Sr., officiating. The final resting place will be at Mount Olive Cemetery following the service. A white dove release will conclude the services.

Terry V. Adams

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Terry V. Adams, born October 6, 1960 in Darien, Georgia to the late Agnes Smith Noble and Tommie Adams, went home to be with the Lord on July 8, 2019. She was educated in Darien and Brunswick Georgia County Schools and moved to Knoxville to pursue a degree at Knoxville College. Terry was a former employee of Knox County Schools, Meleleuca, and most recently East TN Personal Care Services. Terry accepted Christ at an early age and loved the Lord. Terry was preceded in death by sisters: Elizabeth Noble-Stewart and Kathy Noble McCormick. She leaves to mourn her passing and cherish her memory her siblings: Eli (Thelma) Noble, Jr. [of Bear Creek, Pennsylvania], Rebecca Ferguson [of Conyers, GA], George (Valerie) Noble [of Charlotte, North Carolina], William (Sheila) Noble, Sr. [of Darien, GA], Ralph (E. Bell) Noble [of Capitol Heights, MD], and Henry Noble [of Darien, GA][; long-time friend and loving companion, John Willie Taylor; special friend, Brenda Reliford; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 11 AM to 12 PM in the William V. Powell, Jr. Memorial Chapel of Unity Mortuary, with the Celebration of Life Service to follow with Dr. Vivian Williams officiating. The final resting place will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens (Alcoa) following the service. The family is receiving friends at 5929 Loice Lane.