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1934 Ann 2022

Ann Pressnell

August 7, 1934 — September 2, 2022

Tazewell

Mrs. Ann (Wylie) Pressnell, age 88, of Tazewell, TN was born August 7, 1934, and went to be with the Lord on Friday September 2, 2022. She was a Christ-follower and was a member of Midway Baptist Church where she taught a ladies Sunday School class until she was not physically able to serve.She also loved being part of the kitchen crew that ministered to bereaved families by preparing and serving meals to them on the day of their loved-one’s funeral.

She and Tubby were the proprietors of Home Center in Tazewell for many years. She loved her customers and treated them like family.

Ann was preceded in death by Anderson “Tubby” Pressnell”,her loving husband of 68 years; her parents Lonnie and Katy Wylie; brothers Buster, Houston and sister-in-law Judy, Bobby and sister-in-law Jessie, brothers-in-law Joe Greer and Beverly (Tubby) Poore; and sister-in-law Betty Wylie.

She is survived by her four adoring children: Debi Dobbs (Kermit) of Knoxville; Randy (Debbi) of Tazewell; Ronnie (Linda) of New Tazewell; Lori Smith (Don) of Tazewell. Ann loved and helped care for her grandchildren: Kristen (Abe) Powell, Micah (Kendra) Dobbs, Andrew (Nicosha) Pressnell, Katy Noe, Nathaniel (Marissa) Pressnell, Chelsea (Josh) Estes, Aaron Smith and fiancé Cynthia Snyder, and Amy Smith. She adored her twelve great-grandchildren and the precious one due in December. She was loved and adored by them in return.

She is also survived by her loving sisters Lorena Poore, Georgia Greer, Eula Grey Luckadoo (Kenneth); her brothers Lonnie “LB” (Sondra) and Tommy (Shelia) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and an endless list of friends.

The family would also like to thank the staff of Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center for their excellent and loving care.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday September 8th at Midway Baptist Church, 905 Yoakum Lane, New Tazewell, TN 37825 with the celebration of life service to follow with Pastor Mitch Burke and Rev. Clayton Dunsmore officiating. Music will be provided by Associate Pastor Kenny Trent. Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday in the Irish Memorial Gardens, Tazewell.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial gift to Ann’s beloved church, Midway Baptist at the address above.  

~Claiborne-Overholt is honored to be serving the Pressnell family~

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Friday, September 9, 2022

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