Betty J. Michaels
Betty J. Michaels, age 76, of Maryville, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Blount Memorial Hospital. The family lost the most beloved family member that day. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Michaels; daughter, Chrystal Holly Michaels; parents, Rufus and Hazel Denton Chasteen; and sister, Linda Roddy. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Shelia Best; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Jim Wilson and Misty and Danny Mizell; step-daughter, Gwen Blair; grandchildren, Chrystal and Keith Badgett, Travis and Ginger Keller, Scott Anderson, April Anderson, Danielle Mizell, Brad Best, Katie and Colt Thomas, and Randy and Chris Blair; great-grandchildren, Quinn and Kimberly Badgett, Jacob Best, and Fletcher Burrus; sisters, Ruby Burns, Shirley Farr, and Glenda Whitehead; brothers, Jimmy, Johnny, and Larry Chasteen; and numerous nieces and nephews. The body will lie in state, open for viewing, from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel with the funeral service to follow, Rev. David Chandler officiating. Interment service will be held 10:00 AM Sunday at Shady Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.