BRAKEBILL, LELA K. – age 94, of Knoxville, passed away 11:50 a.m. Sunday, February 20, 2011 at NHC of Knoxville.
She was a member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church, and retired from Lay's Packing Company after 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Reece V. Brakebill; brothers, Leroy and Luther Chesney; and sister, Bessie Bridges.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Ed Norman of Knoxville; grandchildren, Karen Jordan and husband Jason of Virginia, Sherri Webb and husband Steve of Alabama, and Charles Norman, Jr. of Knoxville; 10 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Chesney; brother and sister-in-law, Hoover and Lucille Chesney; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary Chapel with Reverend John Holland officiating.
The family and friends will meet 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Woodhaven Memory Gardens for a graveside service and interment at 10:00 a.m.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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