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Evelyn Obituary

September 2, 1936 — October 15, 2012

Evelyn Louise Bonney Hedgecoth, 76, of Knoxville passed away at Parkwest Medical Center, Monday, October 15, 2012.
Mrs. Hedgecoth was born on September 2, 1936 in McComb, MS and moved to Oak Ridge, TN in 1943. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Ann Bonney Dunlap Hartman, of Oak Ridge; niece Denise Dunlap Billings and her husband Tom, of Nashville; nephew Cleon Smith Hartman II and his three children April Denise, Tanner Ross, and Reid Austin, of Oak Ridge; and Cleon's wife Heather Gibbons Hartman, and her son, Mitchell Harrison Gibbons, of Braselton, GA.
She was preceded in death by her parents Willie Hester Bonney and Gladys Smith Bonney, her husband of 40 years, Chester Lawrence Hedgecoth, and their daughter, Leslie Ann, who died at birth.
She was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Education. She worked as a Human Resources supervisor for the State of Tennessee Department of Welfare for many years.
She served as president of the Cavett Station Chapter of the Tennessee Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, was a member of the Ellen Renshaw House Chapter of the united Daughters of the Confederacy, and was a longtime volunteer at the Knoxville Zoo.
Funeral services will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Knoxville on Wednesday October 17, 2012 at 10:30am with the Reverends Cal Calhoun and Taylor Dinsmore officiating. Receiving of friends will be from 11:30am to 1:00pm followed by a private burial service.



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