MATTIE RIDENOUR TINDELL - age 95, of Knoxville, Passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Heritage Assisted Living. Mrs. Tindell was born March 10, 1921 in Anderson County, Tennessee. She was formerly a resident of Corryton, Tennessee for over 50 years, and was a member of Little Flat Creek Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Carl C. Tindell; parents, Marion and Mamie Bright Ridenour; brother, Kenneth Ridenour; and granddaughter, Rene Armstrong.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Leta and Tom Cruthirds; son and daughter-in-law, Charles (Chuck) and Carol Tindell; granddaughters, Jennifer Armstrong, and Tracie Clapp; great-granddaughters, Michelle (Mark) Adams, and Erica Davis; sisters, Bernice (Jim) Kegley, and Nema (James) Paskel; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Rema and Rhonda Butler.
The family wishes to express their thanks for the excellent care given to Mrs. Tindell by the staff at Heritage Assisted Living and UT Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Pat Summit Foundation Alzheimer's Clinic at UT Hospital, 520 W Summit Hill Drive SW, Suite 1101, Knoxville, TN 37902.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
The family and friends will meet 12:45 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016 at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens, Edgemoor Road in Claxton for a graveside service and interment at 1:00 p.m. with Dr. Damon Patterson officiating.
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