Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN


Mary "Bobbie" Simerly

July 10, 1924September 17, 2019

Bobbie Simerly (Mary Louise Knight), 95 formerly of Knoxville, TN passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. She had been at Life Care of Red Bank in Hospice Care for Parkinson's Disease. Born July 10, 1924 to the late Horton Bowers Knight and Grace Hodges Knight. She was preceded in death by husband, Howard Snyder Simerly; son, Jerry Dean Simerly; and grandson, Charles Howard Hayes (Chuck). She was a faithful member of Cornerstone Christian Church of Knoxville for many years prior to moving to Chattanooga to be closer to daughter, Nancy S. Hayes. Survivors include daughter, grandson, Ted Hayes of Ringgold, GA; granddaughter, Kristin Simerly, Knoxville, TN; great-granddaughter, Hailey Lezon, Chattanooga, TN; and daughter-in-law, Karen Simerly of Knoxville, TN. Visitation will be held at Weaver Funeral Home Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm with service to follow at 12 noon. Jeremy Cox and Carl Bridges officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 pm Thursday at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on Lyons View Pike for a 2:00 pm interment. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or Cornerstone Christian Church, 1411 Lantana Lane, Knoxville, TN 37912. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com. Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921


  • Visitation Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, September 19, 2019


Mary "Bobbie" Simerly

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Patsy Dykes Shaffer

September 22, 2019

Nancy, I’m so sorry to hear of Bobbie’s passing. I will keep you in my prayers.
Patsy Dykes Shaffer