Carl H. Owenby


Carl H. Owenby, of Maryville, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Life Care Center of Blount County.

Carl enjoyed the beauty, serenity and peace of the Lord's creation. He valued family, hard work, honesty and charity.

He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church for 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife and sweetheart of 60 years, Dorthea M. Owenby.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law: Ed and Wanda Owenby, Steve and Susie Owenby and Doug and Kristel Owenby; grandchildren and spouses: Bryce Owenby, Tyler Owenby, Zack Furches, Gabbie Furches, Drew Owenby, Cole Owenby, Caleb and Tiffany Owenby, Ali and Lance Anderson and Rocky and Erin Norman; great-grandchildren: Lily, Daniel and Clara Owenby, Abel and Harper Norman, Luke and Dean Anderson; sister, Betty Bryant; brother, Robert Owenby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m., today, April 16, 2021, at Smith Trinity Chapel.

The family will have a private graveside service and interment at Grandview Cemetery and Legacy Trail.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Carl's name to the Alzheimers Association at

Arrangements by Smith Funeral and Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,


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