Christopher Scott Byrum, age 45 of Oliver Springs

Christopher Scott Byrum, age 45 of Oliver Springs, Tennessee passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville. Christopher was born January 6, 1973 in Lake City, Tennessee to Paul E. Byrum Gladys Byrge. He was of the Baptist Faith. Chris played football and was the captain of his soccer team. He loved sports, guitar, animals, people, and trail riding. Chris was one of the best musicians in the area. Christopher is preceded in death by Grandparents Callaway and Ollie Byrge, Harold and Lucille Jones, father Paul E. Byrum, and lots of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Mother                                         Gladys Byrge Byrum of Clinton

Son                                              Christopher Tristan Byrum of Knoxville

Daughter                                     Abigail Wells of Lake City

Brother                                        Paul Eric Byrum of Clinton

Niece (Little Booger)                  Sasha Byrum of Clinton

Special Friends like Family        Angela Hartney and Brenda Hartney

Aunt                                             Ruby McCartt and David of Akron, OH

Uncles                                         Arnold Byrge of Clinton

                                                     Ike Byrge and Ivory of Lake City

Many other family members and friends

Visitation: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 4:00 PM, Sunday, March 31, 2019 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Franklin Henegar and Rev. Tommy Byrge officiating.

Interment: To follow funeral service at the Byrge Cemetery in Briceville, Tennessee.

Hatmaker Funeral Home 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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  1. Im crushed Cant believe your gone. I Love You And Miss You Already U will be Forever MY Friend Rest Easy Chris Love, Telisha Phipps AKA Your Ba-Donka-Donk

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