GOSE, LORENE E. CROSBY--age 91 (91y.2m.6d) of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Healthcare Center at Asbury Place in Maryville.
She was a dedicated charter member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir for many years.
She was predeceased by her parents, Cecil and Jessie Romines Crosby; 1st husband, G.W. Pratt; 2nd husband, Jack W. Gose; brother and nephew, Charles E. and Charles T. Crosby and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Candy Crosby.
She is survived by daughters, Gloria Jean Gose Richards and husband Don, Linda Gose Rieck and husband Larry; son, Jack Pratt and wife Jan; grandchildren, Tammie Grevin and husband John, Donnie Richards and girlfriend Cherri, Sean Richards and wife Wendy, Frankie and Dustin Pratt; great grandchildren, Megan and Jessie Grevin, Holston, Addison, Faith and Jackson Richards; sister-in-law Mildred Gose; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Per her request, there will be a private graveside service for family members only. Pastor Kent Williams from Wallace Memorial Church and Reverend Nick Crosby, Lorene's nephew, will preside over the service. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Alzheimers Association, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.
A special heartfelt thank you to the staff of Asbury Place in Maryville where Lorene lived for almost three years. Their compassionate care and concern for their residents is exemplary.
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