Lillie Joyce Cockrum

28 May, 194021 September, 2022
Obituary of Lillie Joyce Cockrum
Lillie Joyce Cockrum, age 82, of Townsend, TN passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Joyce was a longtime member of Kinzel Springs Baptist Church, of Townsend, TN. She loved her church family. Some of the things Joyce enjoyed doing were crafts, and sewing in her spare time. She was known as a caregiver to others and was willing to help no matter the cause. Joyce was greeted at the gates of Eternity by her loving husband of 56 years Major "Sonny" Cockrum Jr.; parents, L.T. and Lela Dalton; brothers, Hoyt, Glenn, and Bush Dalton; sons; Tommy and Jeff Cockrum; daughter-in-laws, Nancy and Celeste Cockrum; grandson, Dewayne Cockrum. She leaves behind to cherish her memory and mourn her passing son, Michael R. (Sharon) Smith; sister, Betty (Jimmy) Allen; grandchildren, Becky Cockrum, Elaine Smith, Sarah Kirk; Great-grandchildren, Colton and Chloe McCarty and several nephews and cousins and close friends. The family will honor Joyce on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens, 3176 Airport Highway, Alcoa, TN 37701, in The Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel with a Receiving of Friends from 10:00am to 12:00pm, Funeral Service to follow officiated by Pastor Dean Mullins, Committal Service to follow at 1:00pm at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Online condolences and fond memories may be shared with the Cockrum family at Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens 3176 Airport Highway Alcoa, TN 37701 865-970-2955

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