John Edward Ghorley, age 87, of Niota, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Life Care Center of Athens.
John was a native of Gastonia North Carolina and a longtime resident of McMinn County. He was a son of the late Lawrence and Mary Edna McMillian Ghorley. He was also preceded in death by his wife; Imogene R. Goins Ghorley, and seven brothers and sisters.
John was retired from Pioneer Furniture and was an avid farmer and gardener.
John is survived by;
A Daughter and son-in-law; Candie and Dr. Casey Hewgley of Spring City, TN.
A Son and daughter-in-law; Mike and Turrah Ghorley of Sweetwater, TN.
Mike Ghorley, Shane (Jamie) Ghorley, Preston (Hannah) Hewgley,
and Cason (Katelyn) Hewgley
4 Great-Great Grandchildren
A Sister; Edna Carolyn Allison of Kentucky.
Many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be Noon Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at McMinn Memory Gardens.
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