Lois Frances Drake Endsley

Lois Frances Drake Endsley, age 80, of Friendsville, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at home. She enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, and reading. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard F. Endsley, son, Howard Eugene Endsley; daughter, Brenda Gail Endsley; granddaughter, Amy Bookout; brother, Burl E. Drake; sisters, Bonnie Womack and Edna Lee. Survivors include: son, Mark Allen Endsley of Friendsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Katherine “Kate” Endsley Newberry of Maryville, Bonnie Rhea Endsley of Friendsville, and Mona Endsley Jeffries and husband, Mike of Friendsville; grandchildren, Casey Cutshaw, Chastity Qualkenbush, Shaun Newberry, Jonathan Newberry, and Coy Best; several great grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Friendsville Friends Church with Pastor Larry Fowler officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Friendsville Friends Church. Memorial donations may be made to: Friendsville Friends Church, 503 West Hill Ave., Friendsville, TN 37737 or Blount County No Kill Animal Shelter, PO Box 5446, Maryville, TN 37802. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com

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