Atchley, Billy Ross—USAF retired—age 77 of Corryton, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center, St. Mary's. He was a member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church. Veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War.
Preceded in death by wife, LaVern Davis Atchley; son, Jeffrey Ross Atchley.
Survived by: daughters, Tamalynn Hope Sowders of Knoxville, Lisa Joy Atchley of Corryton, and Elizabeth Ann Atchley of Washington, D.C.; granddaughter and husband, Danielle and Mitchell Turner, grandchildren, Jonathan Ross Sowders, and Lanella Atchley; great granddaughter, Payton Olivia Turner; sisters, Alice Liford, Geraldine Harrell, Barbara Atkins, Dorothy Headrick; brother, Mark Atchley.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith Freewill Baptist Church, 4531 Bruhin Road, Knoxville 37912.
The family will hold a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011 at home.
Serving the family: Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway.
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