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Viola H. Chadwick, age 85 of Rocky Top

Viola H. Chadwick, age 85 of Rocky Top, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on September 10, 1932 to the late Milas H. and Georgie Violet Hawkins in Anderson County. She was a member of Main Street Baptist Church. Viola enjoyed quilting, but her greatest enjoyment came from her kids and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, John S. Chadwick, Jr.; brothers, Clyde Hawkins, Bob Hawkins, Shirley Hawkins, and Kenneth Joe Hawkins; sisters, Eugene H. Flynn, and Ruby E. Hawkins.

She is survived by: son, John S. Chadwick of Rocky Top; daughter, Georgia L. Chadwick of Rocky Top; brother, Charles E. Hawkins; sister, Reba L. Leaders; grandchild, Kristan Parson and husband Dana; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Lily, and Kole; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Special thanks to the staff of Norris Health and Rehabilitation for their compassionate care.

The family will receive friends at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 5-7pm with the funeral service to follow at 7pm with the Rev. Wayne Phillips and Rev. Tom Byrge officiating. Graveside services will be on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11am at Norris Memorial Gardens.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Rocky Top in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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