Jackson Richard Chester

Jackson Richard Chester, age 70, of Seymour, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Beatrice Chester; brothers, James Dewy Chester and Walter Chester; and sisters, Jane Freeman and Ollie Rose. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara Chester; sons and daughters-in-law, Sam and Valerie Chester, Jackie and Diane Chester, and Joe and Brenda Chester; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Randy Vineyard; grandchildren, Ryan Chester, Shawn Chester, Tyler Chester, Cassie Vineyard, and Leslie Chester; great-grandchildren, Jake, Jared, and Jada Chester; three brothers; seven sisters; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Thursday, September 29, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel, Rev. Gwendell Gravitt and Rev. John Whitehead officiating. Family and friends will gather 11:00 AM Friday at Old Chilhowee Cemetery for the interment. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.