OBITUARY

Marsha McMillan Best

October 3, 1946February 7, 2011

BEST, Marsha L., 64 of Knoxville, died Monday, February 7, 2011, after a long illness. Preceded in death by husband, Don L. Best, and parents, Marshall and Bobbie McMillan. Survived by: step-daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Keith Robinson; granddaughters, Alex and Lindsey Robinson of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Robert Totten of Rock, WV; sister, Pamela McMillan; and sister Tina McMillan and partner, Cheri Roop, all of Knoxville. Also survived by niece and nephew-in-law, Lisa and Gerard Hughes of Clarksville, TN.; aunt and uncle, June and Bill Heydel of Lebanon, TN.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Loretta Best of Knoxville, and Brenda and Ernie Medlin of Maryville; niece, Cindy Best Johnson and husband, Tom; many other nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends; and her beloved kitty, Matilda. Marsha was a successful business executive and entrepreneur. She was the owner of the Glass Bazaar China and Gourmet Store in Knoxville for many years, and also founded and managed a number of tourist-based businesses in the mountains of West Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Mercy Residential Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN., 37938. Service will be Friday, February 11, 2011, at 2:30 pm, at Sherwood Chapel, with Rev. Larry K. Best officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2:30 prior to the service. Interment to follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens is honored to serve the Best family.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 11, 2011
  • Chapel Service Friday, February 11, 2011
  • Interment Friday, February 11, 2011
REMEMBERING

Marsha McMillan Best

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Maxie (Jordan) Schneiter

February 13, 2011

Melanie and Family,
I am sorry to hear about Marsha's passing. I have fond memories of how nice she was to me and my family, and her always bright and cheerful attitude. I also have fond memories of her sister Pamela at FUMC and give my condolences to all the family.

February 13, 2011

Dear Girls, I was so sorry to hear about Marsha. My thoughts are of such a sweet and dear girl. Thinking of you and sending love and my prayers.
Aunt Nori

June Dunlap

February 12, 2011

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Marjorie Sither

February 12, 2011

Hi All: you are each in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry! Wish we could be there to celebrate Marcia's life. Many blessings to all....All our love, Pat and Marjorie (Sutherland) Sither

Margaret (McCarter)Mathena

February 12, 2011

Melanie and family. So sorry to read of Marsha's passing..She was a very beautiful and sweet person. I was working for Don when he left us.I know this is a great loss to the family. Will keep you and the family in my prayers.

February 10, 2011

much love to you, dear Tina, and your family.
Carolyn and Paul

LuAnn Jarnagin

February 10, 2011

Melanie and Keith - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your girls during this time of loss. Dean, LuAnn, DeAnna and Maggie Jarnagin

Pam Bradshaw

February 10, 2011

Marsha was a dear friend and her bright light will continue to shine in my heart as it will in those of you she loved so dearly.

February 10, 2011

Tina, our thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss.

Love, John & Kathy

Sandra (Hall) Hurst

February 10, 2011

Pat & family - I am so sorry for your loss. Marsha was always a sweet and caring person and I know she will greatly missed.