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Berry Highland South

9010 Simpson Rd, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Wanda Lynn MCCROSKEY

5 December , 19329 October , 2019

Wanda Lynn Tipton McCroskey, age 86 of Maryville, went to her Heavenly home on October 9, 2019. She was a member of Wildwood Baptist Church. Wanda enjoyed making all types of crafts and enjoyed playing the piano and organ at her church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother. Wanda always enjoyed children and loved having them around her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Carrie (Gossett) Tipton; 4 brothers. Survived by loving husband of 69 years, John A. McCroskey, Jr.; son, John “Jady” E. McCroskey (Sherrie); daughter, Ila Jo “Jody” Williamson; grandsons, Darrell McCroskey (Missy), Dennis McCroskey (Sarah); granddaughters, Felice Boling (Mitch), Roxanne Williamson; great grandson, Austin Williamson; great granddaughter, Alexis Carroll; 7 additional great grandchildren; 1 great, great grandchild.. The family will receive friends Friday, October 11th from 5-7 PM at Berry Highland South Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow with grandson, Darrell McCroskey officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 12th at 11 AM at Berry Highland South Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International at www.gideons.org.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, 11 October , 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, 11 October , 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, 12 October , 2019

Memories

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Maurine Beal

11 October 2019

I knew Wanda and Johnny years ago. He helped my husband, Jack, to get a job at Sears to work on air conditioners. We became friends of the family & frequently visited one another. Our children, Debbie and Mike played with Jadey & Jody. We lost contact in recent years & I wish we could have seen them earlier. I wish to send my prayers & condolences to John & his family. I am a couple months older than Wanda & don't drive much anymore. Jack passed shortly before 9/11 & Debbie & Mike are single parents living in Knoxville & Clinton. I have sweet memories of times shared with the McCrosky's.

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