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Berry Funeral Home

3704 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Almeda Partain

October 22, 1930June 21, 2020

Emma Almeda Partain, age 89 of Knoxville, TN passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. She was member of Graystone Presbyterian Church where she served as Deacon, Elder and Assistant Treasurer. Almeda enjoyed teaching the members of Graystone Builders Sunday School Class. She retired from the Travelers Insurance Company after 26 years of employment. She was a member of Laureate Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.

Almeda is preceded in death by her parents, George Kate Partain, born in Elberton, GA and Lucy Verenna McCarley Partain, born in Abbeville, SC; brothers, Albert Louis, S.A. and Paul Edward Partain; sisters, Thelma Louise Partain and Mary Christine Partain and nephew, David Partain of Alexandria, LA.

Survived by sister in law, Mary Hunter Partain of Hopkinsville, KY; nieces, Carolyn Partain of Alexandria, LA, Sandy Carpenter (Doug), Libby Loftus (Kenny) of Hopkinsville, KY, Mindy Sturm (Jeff) of Paducah, KY, Christy Powell of Elkton, KY; nephews, Sam Partain, Jr. (Jeanette) of Alexandria, LA, Albert "Bert" Partain (Julie) of Hopkinsville, KY; several great nieces; great nephews; great-great nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Friday, June 26, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Hwy, with a 2:00pm service, officiated by Rev. Les Rust. Graveside Services will follow at 3:00pm, Woodlawn Cemetery, 4500 Woodlawn Pike, Knoxville. Services will be live streamed on Facebook at Berry Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.

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Linda Chatham

June 24, 2020

Almeda was a wonderful and delightful person to know. I have many fond memories of her in Beta Sigma Phi.

Mary Beth Kramer Cochran

June 24, 2020

Almeda was a loving family member who will be greatly missed. She had a quick mind, always had a kind word for others, and had a wonderful career.

Sending condolences to rr family,

Mary Beth Kramer Cochran

Robin Walker

June 24, 2020

Almeda was a beloved sister of our church at Graystone Presbyterian Church. She always had a smile, was sometimes mischievous, could always be counted upon, and served her Lord as a good and faithful servant. We shall all miss her bright presence among us. Rest In Peace sweet lady.

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