Teresa Ann Bird Burkey, 71, of Greeneville, passed away Tuesday afternoon at her home.
She retired from Magnavox and attended Campground Church of God, as long as her health permitted.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years: Terry Samuel Burkey; five children: Terri Lynne Ottinger and husband, Phillip, Terri Renee Lowery, Angie Burkey, Misty Dawn Burkey, and Terry S. “T.J.” Burkey, Jr.; grandchildren: Heather and Josh Rock, Christian Lowery, Mason Strong, Dawson Ottinger, Madison Burkey, Hunter Burkey, Alyssa Dawn Burkey, Bryson Terry Burkey; one great-grandson: Aiden Trent Rock; sisters: Marjorie Bird Hawk, Karen Carrier, and Becky and Ray Tarlton; brother: Billy Bird; several special nieces and nephews; and her special friends at Caris Healthcare, Laughlin Healthcare and her “little dickens”, Autumn Malone; and a granddaughter by love, Taylor Hale.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Lester Bird and Helen Algavon Lane Bird; sisters: Charlotte Bird and Gearldine Bird; brother: Maurice Bird.
The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 4 – 7 p.m. Friday and from 1 – 3 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Doughty-Stevens Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Melton and the Rev. Stephen Aiken officiating. Interment will follow in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Christian Lowery, Mason Strong, Dawson Ottinger, Hunter Burkey, Larry Allen Burkey Jr., Phillip Ottinger, Bryson Terry Burkey, and Dustin Burkey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Burkey Sr., Lynn Burkey, David McKay, Larry Carrier, Ray Tarlton, Dr. Charles Montgomery, and Harry Carrier.
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