Jean Cate Cannon, 92, of Sevierville passed peacefully on Jan. 12, 2023.

She graduated Carson Newman College and taught elementary grades in Sevier and Knox counties and Clinton City schools. Jean supported missions and was a firm believer in the Great Commission: “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in my name” (Matthew 28:19). She was a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville. She and deceased husband of 67 years, Kenneth Earl Cannon, enjoyed camping, hiking, and visiting many of the national parks, all fifty states, and several foreign countries.