Lillie Lee (Dude) Galyon

Dec. 11, 2013 @ 11:29 PM

Lillie Lee (Dude) Galyon, age 91, of Seymour, passed away, Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Dude was a loving Mother and Mamaw. Her most enjoyable times were spent shopping with her daughter and playing Barbies with her granddaughter. She was a member of Bells Chapel Baptist Church.

Dude was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Galyon, Parents, Charlie and Elizabeth Smelcer Green, Brothers, Edgar and Ray Green, brothers-in-law, Ronnie Galyon, James E. Johnson and Ray Galyon, and sister-in-law, Louise Galyon.

She is survived by her Daughter and son-in-law: Debbie Whitted and husband Wendell; Special granddaughter: Kelly Rae Ogle; Sister: Georgia Johnson; Nieces and nephews: Dianna O’Connor, Steve Galyon, Stacey Catlett, Joe Galyon, Charisse Tinker, Blake Galyon, Chase Galyon; Sisters-in-law: Helen Ownby and Kim Galyon; Loving friend and caregiver: Sheila Kling; Many other special friends and family

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation, especially the staff of A-wing, for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Tennessee Inc. P.O. Box 10088 Knoxville, TN 37939-9910.

Funeral service 7 PM Friday in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel with Rev. Ben Whitted and Rev. David Burnette officiating. Family and friends will meet for the graveside service and interment 10 AM Saturday at Highland South Cemetery with Rev. Jonathan Mitchell officiating. The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour. 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865 (577-2807).