Rose Lee Nicley-age 89 of Grainger County passed away Saturday afternoon, August 31, 2019 at Jefferson Park at Dandridge. She was a member of Mt. Eager Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and loved to cook. It was her passion to cook for her family and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Florence Kitts Nicley; siblings, Fred, Clyde, Luke, Onalee, Rob, Katie, Ralph, Ellen, Alice, Johnny and Hettie Nicley.
Survivors: her children, Willard Nicley, Marion Helton and Blanche Hensley. Nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Brother, Sammy Nicley. Several nieces and nephews along with a host of friends. Very special nieces who loved to visit her during her long illness, Wanda Seals and Ella Jo Bunch.
The family will receive friends 3-5 P.M. Monday, September 2, 2019 with funeral service to follow at 5 P.M. Monday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Greg Hurst officiating with music by The Hurst Family. Interment will follow at Mt. Eager Church Cemetery, Washburn. Pallbearers: Family and Friends. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.