Tracy Lyn Bandy, age 45, of Knoxville went to be home with the Lord Monday, February 4, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Tracy was born May 4, 1967, in Knoxville to Thomas and Rose Crawford McLemore. Tracy was a 1985 graduate from Karns High School and then attended the University of Tennessee. Tracy loved her family and her daughter. Erika was her life. She loved her trips to Walt Disney World with her husband Dale and her daughter Erika. Tracy was an only child and the many vacations to the beach and trips camping in the mountains with her parents were special times that she cherished. Tracy attended the Park West Church of God and her strong faither and relationship with God never diminished during the past years as she struggled with her illness.
Tracy is survived by her husband Dale Bandy of Knoxville, daughter Erika Bandy of Knoxville, parents Thomas and Rose McLemore of Knoxville, father and mother in law Rev. James and Betty Bandy of Harriman, brother in law David Bandy and his wife Phyllis of Harriman, sister in law Cheri Foust and her husband Kevin of Harriman, uncles Fred Crawford and his wife Ann and Ronnie McLeomore and his wife Sissy, Aunt Brenda Jordan and her husband Jackie, special friends Judy Elkins and Hank and Debbie Peck.
A celebration of Tracy's life will be held on Friday, February 8, 2013, at 8:00pm at Heritage Fellowship Church in Oak Ridge with Rev. Herschel Baker, Rev. David Bandy Jr. and Rev Jeremy McGinnis officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:00am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 6-8pm at the church.