|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1935|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2003|
LaVern D. Atchley
Oct. 27, 2003
LaVern Davis Atchley, of Crossville, formerly of Corryton, passed away Oct. 27, 2003. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Walters Chapel in LaFollette, TN, with eulogy by Dwight Davis. Interment will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at Sunrise Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday before the services at Walters Funeral Home in LaFollette.
Mrs. Atchley was born and raised in LaFollette, TN and was a member of the first graduating class of the University of Tennessee Nursing School in 1957. She retired from St. Mary's Medical Center and moved to Lake Tansi in 1995. Her life was spent caring for others, and nowhere was this more apparent than in the love and support she gave to her family.
She was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, aunt and nana and touched the lives of everyone who knew her. "People walk into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same again."
Survivors include her husband, Billy Ross Atchley of Crossville; daughters and son-in-law, Tamalynn and Johnny Sowders of Knoxville, Lisa Atchley of Crossville and Elizabeth Atchley of Knoxville; grandchildren, Danielle Anjolyn Sowders, Jonathan Ross Sowders and LaNella Kathleen Atchley; sisters and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Charles Byrge of Crossville, Mary Haynes of Oak Ridge, Hazel White of Monroeville, OH and Nena Proctor of Norwalk, OH; brothers and sister-in-law, Jesse and Addie Davis of Feather Falls, CA and Bobby Davis of El Paso, TX; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Daisy Nella Noe Davis; father, Edgar Davis; son, Jeffrey Ross Atchley; sister, Ethel Vann; and brothers, Clifford Davis, William Davis, Charles (Joe) Davis and John L. Davis.
Walters Funeral Home of LaFoIlette, TN is in charge of the arrangements.
Note: Many thanks to Find A Grave contributor imagal49 ( 47223808) for LaVern's obituary.
Created by: Larry & Edie Doepel
Record added: Sep 24, 2008
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