Venessa Nicole Carnes-Lesch

June 3, 1988December 21, 2012

VENESSA NICOLE CARNES-LESCH age 24 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012. SHE WAS A TRUE GATOR FAN AND A YORKIE LOVER. Preceded in death by grandparents, Carl and Betty Turner. Survived by loving husband, Ryan Lesch; loving parents, Jimmy and Leisa Carnes; dogs, Rascal, Gator, Abby, Bella and Sassie; uncle (2nd Dad), Carl Turner, Jr.; aunt and uncle, Francine and Rex Freeman; father and mother-in-law, Emil and Judy Lesch; brother-in-law, Nick Lesch; loving aunt to, Isenya, Makalah and Vincent.The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Wednesday, December 26th at Weaver’s Chapel with the service to follow at 8 pm. Rev. Ronnie Hutchens officiating. Family and friends will meet at 12:45 pm Thursday at Clarks Grove Cemetery for a 1 pm interment. You may share your condolences and sign Venessa’s register online at Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 26, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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Jeannie and Tommy LaRue

March 15, 2013

Leisa iam so sorry for your loss.. Tommy and I just found out from your brother what happen. I can not express how sadden iam from this news. You and Jimmy are in our thoughts and prayers. I know times will be hard for you but just remember GOD loves you and he will keep you and your family in his hands and guide you with his love, with Venessa right by his side. She loves you all very much and she will watch over you all and protect you while she is rejoying in the company of our God. Please know iam here for you any time. love you all..God Bless

Danielle LaRue

March 14, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

steve s

January 22, 2013

Roll Tide Roll.

john anderson

January 22, 2013

Roll Tide Roll straight over the Gators.

Yorkies your babies Go Gators

January 15, 2013

Rascal,Gator,Abby,Jasmine,Littlebit,Bella,Yappy says they love and miss you so much... Tell Sassie,Sugarbear,Peppies,Mamaw,Papaw that we love them and miss them. Go Gators !!! We love and miss you so much sweetheart. Love, your puppies

Jimmy and Leisa Carnes

January 14, 2013

You are mom angel and dad little girl forever and always. We love you very very very much and miss you with all our heart and soul. Your babies puppies say they love and miss their mommy. Go Gators !!! Love you forever and always, Dad and Mom........

January 3, 2013

You are in our prayers.
Linda and Blayde Elert

Carolyn Allison

December 30, 2012

Leisa, Jimmy and Ryan, A loss like this cannot be explained. I am so very sorry about Vanessa. Your entire family is in my prayers.

Kevin & Linda Hagen

December 30, 2012

Ryan, We are so saddened to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts & prayers. Take care of yourself.

Richard Hutchens

December 28, 2012

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of the family for Your loss.