Arthur "Art" Cecil

January 26, 1932June 21, 2014

Arthur “Art” Cecil, 82, of Lick Hollow Road, Greeneville, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Takoma Regional Hospital.

He retired as a 20 year U. S. Air Force veteran and was employed by Food City for 13 years.

Art was a member of Victory Church of God. He was a member of American Legion Post # 64 and the Men’s Brotherhood of Victory Church of God. Survivors include his wife: Clota Cecil; two stepdaughters: Bernice Trusty and Lisa Powell and husband, Tommy, all of Greeneville; a step grandson: Thomas Powell of Greeneville; sister-in-law: Marion Cecil of Alabama; very special friends: Sherman and Betty Shelton of Greeneville; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Dale and Imogene Yates of Sevierville and Lathern and Rose Franklin of Marshall, North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews, both locally and out of state.

He was the son of the late Asbury and Feodra Cecil and was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.

The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 pm Tuesday at Victory Church of God.

Following visitation, the funeral service will be held at 8 pm at Victory with Rev. Jim Fillers and Rev. Dale Shelton officiating.

Interment will be at 1 pm Wednesday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. Family and friends are asked to meet at 12:15 pm Wednesday at the church to go in procession to the cemetery for the committal service. The Greene County Honor Guard and the Tennessee National Guard will conduct a military graveside service.

Palllbearers will be Fred Daniels, Oscar Ward, Zak Holt, Dylan Leake, Lewis Shipley. and Wayne Davis.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Adult Sunday School Class of Victory Church of God and Bill Moncier.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 24, 2014
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 24, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Arthur "Art" Cecil

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July 23, 2014

Just learned of Art's death. My sympathy is extended to the family.

Johnny Cecil
Knoxville, tn

JoAnn Ricker

June 28, 2014

Clota, I am so sorry to hear of Art's passing. May God be with you, & comfort & bless you always!

JoAnn & Freddie Ricker

Kathy Fillers

June 24, 2014

Ms. Clota, we are so very sory for your loss. You will be kept in our prayers. Ted and Kathy Fillers

david & pat myers

June 23, 2014

Sorry for your loss Lisa,Tommy & Thomas...Sad to lose family but we got to go on...Your in our thoughts and prayers...R.I.P. Art

Debra Cecil Stockdale

June 23, 2014

"So many wonderful memories of "uncle Art" in Cincinnati, Rochester, "French River" and his North Carolina visit. Uncle Art holds a very special place in my heart and will be truly missed."

Ron & Lisa Behnke

June 23, 2014

We were so sad & shocked to hear of Uncle Art's passing. He was a big part of our lives growing up & during the years that he lived here in Rochester, NY. Clota, you are in our thoughts.