Jeanette Lewis Edwards

Apr. 17, 2013 @ 11:39 PM

Jeanette Lewis Edwards, born January 20, 1938, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Sevierville.

She was preceded in death by her parents General and Mamie (Hardin) Lewis; sister Norma J. Carr; brothers Junior “Beak” Lewis and wife Peggy Lewis, Clay E. Lewis; brother-in-law David S. Blalock.

Survivors include sons, Jack Cole, Jaymes Alexander; daughters, Joni Statham and husband Keith, Catherine Brown and fiancé Bill Hardenburgh, Sherry Thomas and husband Gary; grandchildren, Eric McGaha, Brooke McGaha, Brandon Thomas and wife Kendra, Jandice Thomas, Judson and Sarah Statham; great-granddaughter, Taylor McGaha; brother, Bill Lewis and wife Jan; brother-in-law, Jim Carr; sisters, Louise Ogle and husband Junior, Betty A. Blalock; special nieces and nephews; special friends, Judy, Joyce, Suze, Sammy, Grace, Ann and Karen.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to American Cancer Society, 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.

The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday with funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Price officiating. Interment 11 p.m Friday in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.