Zachary, Reva - of Corryton, born March , 1924, went home to her Heavenly Father, July 29, 2012. She was a longtime member of Corryton Baptist Church where she served as Golden Circle Sunday School teacher for more than 40 years.
She is preceded in death by her loving sweetheart and husband of 69 years, Claxton; parents, Leona and John Petree; infant daughter, Lu Ann; sisters, Ethel Feagins, Vada Sharp; brother, Cecil Petree; brother-in-law, Charles Zachary.
Reva was a loving wife and mother. She is survived by sons, Rick (Virginia) Zachary of Murfreesboro, TN, Edd (Karen) Zachary and Stan (Melissa) Zachary of Knoxville; grandsons, Mark, Michael, Matthew, and Austin Zachary; granddaughters, Kristi (Greg) Phipps, Sophia Zachary, Heather (Dustin) Faulkner and Halli Zachary; great grandsons, Alan, Jacob and Landon Zachary, Wedge Logsdon and Drew Phipps; great granddaughters, Jessica Young, Lauren and Leah Zachary, and Chloe Faulkner; brother-in-law, Bob (Judy) Zachary; sisters-in-law, Ruby (Newell) Corum and June Zachary.
The family would like to thank special friends at Little Creek Nursing Home and Arbor Terrace Assisted Living for their excellent care and compassion, and special thanks to the staff and deacons of Central Baptist Church of Bearden.
Memorials may be made in Reva's honor to Corryton Baptist Church, 7615 Foster Road, Corryton, 37721.
Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Little Flat Creek Cemetery in Corryton for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Dr. Rocky Ramsey officiating. Pallbearers: Mark, Michael, Matthew, Alan and Austin Zachary, Wedge Logsdon, Drew Phipps, and Dustin Faulkner.
A Chapel Service will be held 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in Stevens Chapel with Dr. Damon Patterson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway.
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