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Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Doris Ruth Grubb

June 6, 1936July 13, 2019
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Doris Ruth Grubb (Mamaw), born June 6, 1936, went home the morning of Saturday July 13, 2019 peacefully surrounded by family. Mamaw had an enormous heart, amazing faith and will be missed by many. A charter member of West Haven Baptist, Doris loved serving her friends, family, and community through her church since 1962. Some of her favorite acts of service were caring for babies in the nursery, preparing Wednesday night dinners for the community and singing in the choir. She was born Doris Ruth Cornn to mother Ruby in Corbin, KY and moved to East Tennessee as a young girl. She married her high school sweetheart, Glenn, in 1955. She was preceded in death by her mother Ruby Lehue, husband Glenn “Papaw” Grubb, with whom she was married for 52 years. She is survived by her sister Hughla (Kermit) Laxton, step-sisters, Donna, Shirley and June, children Rodney (Muffett) Grubb, daughters Regina (Chris) Edmonds, and Robbyn Grubb. Grandchildren Mikel (Tyler Corn) Grubb, Alicia (Steve) McGinnis, Nick (Elisha) Grubb, Kristen (Jed) Wilson, Lauren (Ray) Mathews, Erin Collins, Drew (Brittney) Collins. Great-grandchildren Austin, Bradyn, Hagen, Maylee, Holden, Mollee, Kaydence, Blayklee, Ruthie, Roderick, Dottie, Lilly and Haylee; special cousins, Marilyn, Brownlow, Aleen and Retha; special friends, Evelyn Huffine and Betty Blankenbeckler. A special thanks to Dr. Jashmin Patel and staff. Receiving of friends and family for Doris will be Tuesday night, 4:30-6:30 pm, with service to follow at 6:30 pm at Weaver Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 am Wednesday at Berry Highland West Cemetery for an 11:00 am interment. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to West Haven Baptist Church or the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation https://www.thompsoncancer.com/giving/. www.weaverfuneralservices.com Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave., Knox., TN 37921

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Karen Bledsoe

July 13, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss! i loved Doris so much . She was like my second Mom. I will miss her sweet face and smile! She and Mom were quite a pair.(partners in crime) she is now at peace and no more pain! someday we will meet again! May God wrap his loving arms around us all and give us comfort and peace Love Karen Bledsoe(Huffine)

Kathy Holt

July 13, 2019

Ms. Doris I will miss you so much. Church will not be the same without you. I love you always! See you later Ms. Doris.

I'm praying for the family. Ms. Doris left a big mark on this world and made it a little better. She's definately missed.

Joyce McConaha

July 13, 2019

I have not known Doris long, but she was one of the sweetest women I have ever met. I'm so sorry for your loss and ours. I will be praying for you all

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