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Edgar Willis Best
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1907
Death: Feb. 20, 2000

Obituary:
EDGAR W. BEST
Tuesday, February 22, 2000

Edgar W. Best, age 92, of Maryville, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000 at Maryville Healthcare Center. He was a member of Carpenters United Methodist Church, was retired from ALCOA and a member of the ALCOA 25 Year Service Club.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ethleen Baumgardner; mother and father, Coy and Cora Best; sister, Mary Coning; brothers, Truman, Fred, Claude and Lawrence.

Survivors include: wife, Edith Giffin Best; daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Bob Carpenter, Frances and C.A. Graves, all of Maryville; daughter, Jean Everett of Hamilton, Ohio; son, James Best of Maryville; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Alice Best, Ronald and Eleanor Best, Paul and Mary Ann Best, all of Maryville; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edith Dawson of Santa Ana, CA; brothers, Burl and Vern Best, both of Maryville.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Mathess officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Carpenter's Cemetery for the interment service. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carpenter's United Methodist Church, 3538 Best Road, Maryville, TN 37801. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.

Courtesy of David Best 
 
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 Parents:
  Coy Oscar Best (1882 - 1959)
  Cora Huffstetler Best (1882 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Edith LaRue Giffin Best (1909 - 2004)
 
 Children:
  Ida Etheleen Best Baumgardner (1929 - 1989)*
  Paul Willis Best (1943 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Truman Royce Best (1902 - 1960)*
  Frederick Best (1904 - 1987)*
  Edgar Willis Best (1907 - 2000)
  Mary Netta Best Coning (1910 - 1997)*
  Claude Newton Best (1911 - 1990)*
  Edith Mae Best Dawson (1916 - 2005)*
  Burl Caleb Best (1919 - 2008)*
  Vern Isaac Best (1921 - 2007)*
  Lawrence Coy Best (1924 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carpenters Campground Cemetery
Maryville
Blount County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Janine Waits
Record added: Apr 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36098300
Edgar Willis Best
Added by: Janine Waits
 
Edgar Willis Best
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