AMerican Veteran 12

Lewis Franklin Adkisson

August 8, 1936 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

Lewis Franklin Adkisson, age 84 of Thornhill, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020, at his residence.  He was a retired field biologist for the TVA, and an influential member of the Wild Turkey Federation. 

 

He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin William and Dorothy Jett Adkisson; his former wife and mother of his children Jackie Adkisson; and a sister Geraldine Gallagher.

 

He is survived by his children Matthew (Athena) Adkisson, Adam (Misty) Adkisson, Alicia (Tony) Gloyd, and Kimberly Greene (Chad Green); grandchildren Tara Cline, Morgan Hankins, Emily Adkisson, Caitlin Adkisson, and Logan Adkisson; great-grandchild Sydney Arnold; brother Arvine (Carolyn) Adkisson; sister Phyllis (Jack) Vickery, and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at Mayes Mortuary with funeral services to follow.  To follow Hamblen County Covid-19 protocol, we do ask that while visiting the funeral home, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 9:30 am on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Knoxville.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Mayes Mortuary, www.mayesmortuary.com, of Morristown.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 23, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mayes Mortuary
444 West Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 23, 2020

7:00 PM
Mayes Mortuary
444 West Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Graveside Service
Thursday
September 24, 2020

9:30 AM
East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy,
Knoxville, TN 37920

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