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Ethel Carr Mize
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Ethel Carr Mize, 102 years old, of Seymour, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018. She was born August 19, 1915 in the Smoky Mountains to the late Elbert Carr and Mattie Lawson Carr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Asa Mize in 1984; and all her siblings, West Carr, Ola Newman, Flora Gibson, Edna Webb, Pauline Riggs, Hazel Davis, and Florence Huskey Trentham; and her grandchild, Tracy Crowder.

Mrs. Mize was a member of the 1933 graduating class of Smoky Mountain Academy and was presently the oldest member of Knob Creek Baptist Church. Her interests included reading, gardening, baking, and growing flowers. For 20 years she entered flowers and food items in the Sevier County Fair and carried home hundreds of ribbons.

Ethel is survived by:
Two sons and daughters-in-law, Glen (Peggy) Mize of Lenoir City, Norman (Barbara) Mize of Seymour; Three daughters and sons-in-law, Janelle (Tyler) Cross of Bristol, TN, Lela (Delmar) Wilson of Seymour, and Marilyn (Gene) Tolbert of Greenwood, SC; Grandchildren, Trent Cross, Melanie Farmer, Cheryl Long, Emily Harris, Angie Parker, Lisa Stewart, Kevin Mize, Tonia Littleton, and Brian Tolbert; and 16 Great-Grandchildren.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville for their personal attention and loving care during her 2 ½ year residence there.

The family will receive friends from 12pm-2pm Saturday, March 3rd with the funeral service to follow at 2 pm in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865. Rev. Floyd Powell and Rev. Terry Parton will be officiating. The graveside service will follow at Highland South Memorial Park, Knoxville. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 865-577-2807. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Saturday

3

Mar

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Atchley Funeral Home

122 Peacock Court
Seymour, TN 37865

Service

Saturday

3

Mar

2:00 PM
Atchley Funeral Home

122 Peacock Court
Seymour, TN 37865

Graveside

Saturday

3

Mar

3:00 PM
Highland South Cemetery

Chapman Highway
Knoxville, TN

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