George Raper of Madisonville, passed away at 2:35 p.m., Thursday, June 6, at
Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Happy Travelers Quartet,
Regeneration Singers and Notchey Creek Baptist Church. He was active in foreign
mission and home missions, where he built churches. He was a loving husband,
father and grandfather and will be greatly missed. He was our friend.
in death by: parents, Carl and Mabel Raper; and Gussie Mae Raper.
include: wife of 59 years-Merylon (Pat) Raper;
and sons-in-law-Sharon Hatcher of Knoxville; Cheryl and Harold Gudger of
Tellico Plains; Kelly Dalton of Madisonville; and Johnnie and Jeff Howard of
and Karen Gudger, R.J. and Laci Gudger, David and Missy Merrell, Garrett Dalton
and Erin and Ellie Howard;
Merrell, Roper and Paisley Gudger and Gracie Christian;
Faye McDaniel of Madisonville.
services will be 7 p.m., Saturday, at Notchey Creek Baptist Church with Rev.
Gale Miller and Rev. Harold Gudger officiating. Interment will be 1 p.m.,
Sunday in Notchey Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m.,
before services Saturday. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home,