ALICE ANN GRISHAM MATTHEWS, age 80 of Athens, Tennessee, went to her heavenly Father on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
She was born in Monroe County, and was a lifelong resident of McMinn County. A daughter of the late Elijah King and Ermal Venetti West Grisham. She was longtime member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. She retired from Walmart and had worked at Texas Hydralics and Fox Photo of Athens. She was a 32 year cancer survivor and a very loving and caring person, who enjoyed family and going to the mountains.
Preceded in death by:
Graveside services will be 2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Niota Cemetery with Rev. Charla Sherbakoff officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M. Thursday in the funeral home prior to the service.
Active pallbearers will be Nephews.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Decatur Pike, Athens, Tenn. 37303 or American Cancer Society, c/o Perry Riden, 172 Co. Rd. 759, Riceville, TN 37370.
The family would like to give special thanks to AMR, Skyway Dialysis and Intrepid Home Health for their love and care.
Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Alice-Matthews
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
Allen Memorial United Methodist Church
800 Decatur Pike, Athens TN 37303
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123