Yvonne Line Burlingame

Yvonne Line Burlingame, 84, of Maryville, passed away on June 26, 2010. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Knoxville. She graduated from Rule High School. She was a devoted mother to three children, seven grandchildren, and nine great-grand children. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Alcoa. Beloved for her sense of humor and playful spirit, she delighted in the company of her family and friends. She greatly enjoyed her travels with her late sister Pauline Hardin. She was preceded in death by her parents Alfred and Bertie Line, sisters Beatrice Line, Willow Sherrod, and Pauline Hardin, and brother James Line. She is survived by her sister Lula Trundle of Knoxville, son Richard Burlingame of Kingston, son Eddie Burlingame of Knoxville and daughter Debbie Richesin of Maryville, and their father Orson Burlingame of Maryville. Spouses Hoa Burlingame of Kingston, Linda Burlingame of Knoxville, and Don Richesin of Maryville. Grandchildren Wayne Burlingame and wife Sunday, Holly Hipp and husband Bryan, and Aaron Burlingame and fiancee Jessica of Knoxville, Angie Romines and husband Matt and John Ed Burlingame and wife Courtney of Knoxville, Andrea Richesin and husband Joel of San Rafael, California, and Wendy Richesin-Dodd and husband Colin of Hillsborough, North Carolina. Her great-grand children include Cody Hipp, Tristan Hipp, Isabella Burlingame, Ian Burlingame, Noah Romines, Nathan Romines, Ava Richesin-Dodd, Harper Richesin-Dodd, and Olivia Warwick. We will never forget our dear mother and Nana. Our heartfelt gratitude to Nana's good friend Vickie Monroe and her son Jamie and Blount Memorial Hospice and Palliative Care for their love and support in her final days. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m. at Beech Springs Cemetery in Kodak with Rev. Greg Kelly officiating. Family and friends will gather at Beech Springs Baptist Church following the service. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.

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