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James "Jim" Wayne Sise

July 14, 1939 October 19, 2018
James "Jim" Wayne Sise
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Obituary for James "Jim" Wayne Sise

James “Jim” Wayne Sise, age 79 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 19, 2018. He was a lifelong member of Seven Islands Baptist Church. Jim was a 1958 graduate of Young High School. He was an employee of Standard Knitting Mill from 1959 until it closed in 1989. Jim continued his career at the Medical Arts Building in Knoxville as a maintenance mechanic for 23 years.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Jerrie Annette Romines Sise; his only child, Franklin Dwayne Sise; mother Muncie Lee (Laugherty) Sise and father Elvey D. Sise; brothers S/SGT Charlie Sise, KIA, Luke (Lillie Mae) Sise; sisters Lucy (Luther) Carhorn and Hazel (Charlie) Brown; mother-in-law Virginia Romines; father-in-law J.D. Romines; brother-in-law Bobby Ballard; sisters-in-law Helen Dupes and Margaret Romines.

Grandchildren: Sgt. Jackie Lee Sise, U.S. Army, Kenyon Sise, Deshaye Sise, and Korey Sise
Brother: Jackie (Brenda) Sise
Brothers and Sisters-in-law: Bud Dupes, Jim Romines, Peggy Ballard, Jeff Romines, Joe (Tina) Romines, Mike (Lora) Romines, Tommy (Vickie) Romines, and Tammy (Mike) Widener
Special thanks to Tom Romines for his visits and support, and also to all the staff at the Westmoreland Health and Rehabilitation Center for his excellent care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Seven Islands Cemetery, c/o Janie Cunningham, 2711 Kimberlin Heights Road, Knoxville, TN. 37920

The family will receive friends Sunday 2-4 PM in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel. Family and friends will meet for the graveside service 11 AM Monday at Seven Islands Cemetery. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN. 37865 (865)577-2897. Online condolences may be made at

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Seven Islands Dr
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Seven Islands Dr Knoxville 37920 TN

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