Deborah Angela Buckner

Deborah Angela (Hill) Buckner age 54 of Friendsville passed away Tuesday, July 06, 2010 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a devout Christian and an active member of Friendship Baptist Church for 26 years. She was a loving wife, mother, and daughter. Deborah stood strong in her faith through each illness she faced. Preceded in death by: Father, J.B. Hill. Survivors include: Husband of 32 years, Billy Buckner; Son & Daughter-in-law, Andrew & Kristin Buckner of Maryville; Daughter & Son-in-law, Angela & Allan King of Walland; Mother, Margie Hill of Maryville; Brother, Jeffery Hill; Sister, Opal Lawson; Special Nephew, Alex Hill; many nieces and nephews; Mother-in-law, Billie Jean Buckner; Special loved ones, Jean Borden & Leanne Graves & family. Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Friendship Baptist Church with Dr. Scott Campbell and Rev. Robert Buckner officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery for the interment. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Friendship Baptist Church Building Fund, 3310 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, TN 37803 or American Diabetes Association, 211 Center Park Drive, Suite 3010, Knoxville, TN 37922. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Friendship Baptist Church. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,