Melissa “Mel” Uner, 35, of Sevierville, passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Mel graduated from Sevier County High School where she played basketball, including playing on the 2002 State Championship team. She then went on to attend and play basketball at Maryville College.

Melissa is survived by her significant other, Krista Beck; children, McKinley and Katlyn; parents, Maria and Kevin Gregory, Timothy Uner; sisters, Catherine Tagg (Luke), Alexi Gregory (Jon Janutolo); brother, Kyle Verde; special family members, Amy Newman, Linda, Ashley, and Sheria; grandparents, Sharon Uner, Alan Uner (Blanche); extended family and friends, Heidi Davenport (Stephen), Minda Spinney (John), Joseph Norris and family, Joanne Cook and family, Troy Uner, and Todd Uner. Melissa is also survived by her dog, Byntlee, who she loved so much.

The family will receive friends 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Online condolences can be made at

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Nov 27
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Atchley Funeral Home
118 East Main St.
Sevierville, TN 37862
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