Ms. Edna Doris Hullender
July 28, 1928 – September 8, 2018
Edna Doris Childress Hullender, age 90, resident of Maud Booth Gardens in Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
Born and raised in Chickamauga, Georgia, Edna enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and working craft shows with her husband while raising her daughter. The family moved to the mountains of Gatlinburg in 1976 where they owned and operated several craft and leather shops and attended Gatlinburg Church of Christ. Edna retired in 2003 to take care of her husband and volunteered as a Senior Companion in Knoxville for 12 years. Edna never met a stranger, always loved a good joke, was a master at crossword puzzles, and could beat anyone at a game of Rummy. She was a very proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Edna was a wonderful hardworking woman that is deeply loved, dearly missed, and will always be cherished. Preceded in death by husband, James Hullender; parents, Chiefus and Gussie Childress; and sister, Francis McCarty. Survived by daughter, Kathy Ayers; grandchildren, Megan Ayers, Kasey Mosingo and her husband Jordan Mosingo; and great-grandchildren Marhsall and Owen Mosingo. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3PM on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the University of Tennessee’s Trial Gardens inside the Mcllwaine Friendship Pavilion, 2518 Jacob Drive, Knoxville.