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Joyce Annette Montooth

November 5, 2021


Joyce Annette Montooth, age 66, of Sweetwater passed away Friday November 5, 2021, at Parkwest Medical Center.

Annette was a native of Athens and a longtime resident of McMinn and Monroe Counties.  She was the daughter of the late Harry R. and Lorene Overstreet Dockins.  She was also preceded in death by brothers; Darrell “Duke” Dockins and Donnie Dockins, Sister; Vickie Fernett, and Stepson; Andy Montooth.

Annette worked for many years at Woods Memorial Hospital and Johnson Controls.

She was a member of West End Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her husband of 18 years; Michael T. Montooth of Sweetwater.

Daughter; Crystal and spouse Shawn Freeman of Etowah.

Step daughter; Nikki and spouse Willie Yates of Harriman.

Son; “Poo” and spouse Deidra Carpenter of Etowah.

Brothers; David (Bike) and spouse Brenda Dockins of Cleveland; Jimmy Dockins of Athens

and Traci Dockins of Loudon.

A sister; Robin and spouse Arwin Roderick of Cleveland.

Grandchildren; Shelby Hooper, Aiden Freeman, Makenzie Freeman, Laikan Yates,

Hannah Yates, Jacob Carpenter, and Hannah Grace Carpenter.

Great-Grandchildren; Cadence Buckner, Coleman Buckner, Ellie Hooper, and Riley Hooper.

Several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral Services will be at 1 PM, Wednesday November 10, in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home Rev. Shane White officiating.  Interment will follow in Sweetwater Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be D.J. Dockins, Austin Roderick, Ricky Wilcox, Ryan Hooper, John Dawson, and Greg Bunch.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM, Tuesday November 9 at Ziegler Funeral Home.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Joyce Annette Montooth.

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November 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
November 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

November 10, 2021

2:30 PM
Sweetwater Memorial Gardens
1838 Highway 11 North
Sweetwater, TN 37874

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