Arthur Garland DeLozier

1922 - 2010

Arthur Garland DeLozier, 88, of Maryville, died Saturday, October 23 at home on the family farm. He was born in Sevierville on March 1, 1922, and his family moved to Blount County to a farm on Sevierville Road in l924.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Marshall DeLozier and Mae Frazier DeLozier; sister, Helen DeLozier McCall; and brother, George Wendell DeLozier.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie Joyce Hitch DeLozier, daughter Carolyn and husband Fred Forster of Maryville; son Arthur Michael DeLozier and wife Ann Wolfe DeLozier of Maryville; and daughter Debora DeLozier Franklin and husband David Franklin of Mt. Juliet, TN; brothers Robert L. DeLozier and wife Betty of Maryville and Lynn DeLozier and wife Mary Lynn of Maryville.

Grandchildren include Joy Carver, Andy DeLozier, Melissa DeLozier all of Maryville; Rebecca Forster, Washington, DC; Marshall Franklin, Knoxville; and Sarah Kremer, Mt. Juliet, TN.

He has eight great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to devoted caregivers Vickie Bryant and Joey Collins.

Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 25 at 2:00 in the afternoon at Smith Mortuary with Raymond Burnette officiating. Receiving of friends will follow the service in the Family Life Center at Smith’s. Interment will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, Maryville.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to The Gideons International: P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800; or Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church: 3508 Wildwood Road, Maryville, Tennessee 37804.