Shipley, Jeanette Hicks - age 76, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. Jeanette was married to her husband, Bob, for 59 years. Bob and Jeanette were deeply in love until her death.She was a member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her father, James M. Hicks; mother, Marion Cate; grandmother, Arizona Vann.
She leaves devoted husband, Bob; sons, Robert Jr. (Jessie) and James David (Barbara); daughters, Debra (Jack) Oglesby, Janet Diane (Jeff) Tuck; brothers, James M. Hicks Jr., David L. Hicks; sister; Sandra Lawson; and special daughter-in-law, Tracy; granddaughters, Lisa Brown (Ken), Lauren Meredith; grandsons, Derek Shipley, Evan Tuck, Bryce Shipley; great grandsons Kellen and Elijah.
Family and friends will meet at 9:15 a.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on John Sevier Highway for a 9:30 a.m. graveside service and interment. Reverend Steve Doyal, pastor of Bookwalter Methodist Church, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Second Harvest, Kids Backpack Program, at 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville, TN 37801
Stevens Mortuary at North Broadway will be serving the family of Mrs. Shipley.
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