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Joy Pryor

January 14, 1933 July 9, 2018
Joy Pryor
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Obituary for Joy Pryor

Joy Pryor, age 85, of Knoxville, TN, passed away on July 9, 2018 at Ben Atchley Veterans’ Home in Knoxville, TN.
She was born on January 14, 1933 in McMinnville, TN to parents Claude and Lila Hale. She graduated from Warren County High School in 1951.
She married Joe Pryor on May 15, 1950 and the couple had 3 children together. They moved to Oak Ridge, TN in 1957 and called Oak Ridge home for almost 50 years.
She was a member of Highland View Church of Christ. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, shopping and spending time with her family and friends. She loved watching UT Football and The Lady Vols.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Lila Hale; husband, Joe Pryor; brother, Edward Hale; and son, Barry Pryor.
She is survived by her son, Greg Pryor and wife, Kristie; daughter, Renee Pryor Clowers and husband, Larry; and daughter-in-law, Beverly Pryor.
She loved being “Nannie” to her grandchildren, Chrissy Moore and husband, Joe; Nikki Crider and husband, Cris; Emily Elkins; Logan Clowers, Landon Clowers, and Briley Clowers; and great grandchildren, Lily Moore, Hiram Moore; and Lakelee Crider.
We would like to express our appreciation to all of the staff at Ben Atchley Veterans’ Home and Smoky Mountain Hospice for the excellent care they gave to Joy.
The funeral service will be at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN on Thursday, July 12, 2018 with visitation at 6:00pm-8:00pm and the funeral service at 8:00pm. Ray Smith will officiate. Graveside service will be on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.


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Visitation

Thursday

12

Jul

6:00 PM 7/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Thursday

12

Jul

8:00 PM 7/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Friday

13

Jul

11:00 AM 7/13/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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