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Emma Glee (Chambers) Whinnery

October 16, 1920 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 97)

Emma Glee Whinnery, 97, of Greeneville passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 in the Holston Valley Medical Center. She was a native of Sheridan, Michigan and had lived in Florida for 30 years before moving to Greeneville in 2010. Mrs. Whinnery was a daughter of the late Colonel M. Chambers and Francis L. White Chambers. She had taught school for many years and was also a seamstress. Mrs. Whinnery attended the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Greeneville. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Whinnery Jr.; a brother, Dale Chambers and a sister, Patricia Munn.


Survivors include her son, William L Whinnery and wife, Audrey of Greeneville; a sister, Beverly Maartenise of Roger City, Michigan; four grandchildren, April Hull, Jason and Dustan Whinnery and Nalona Kosma; eight great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Conner and Riley Hull, Bella, Lucia, Silas, Carpenter and Violet Whinnery; also several nieces and nephews.


Graveside services for Mrs. Whinnery will be conducted at a later date in Michigan.


Condolences may be made online at Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City is serving the Whinnery family. 423-928-2245

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