Iona Sue 'Shorty' Naillon, age 73, of Newport, passed
away Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Physicians Regional Medical Center.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents Orene and Arvel
Patrick, brother J. R. Patrick, sister Dot Hurst, grandson Nicholas Chapman,
sons-in-law Wesley Wheatley, and Donald Chapman, Sr. and great-granddaughter
She is survived by her husband of 58 years Fred Naillon
of Newport; sons Eric (Ginger) Naillon of Newport, Billy (Mary) Naillon of
Newport; Freddy (Rhonda) Naillon of Newport, Robbie (Tami) Naillon of Newport,
and Todd (Jennifer) Naillon of Sevierville; daughters Sheron (Ben) Redding of
Gatlinburg, Tina Chapman of Sevierville, Joyce Wheatley of Sevierville, Pam and
Rev. Mark Renner of Knoxville, and Susie (Donnie) Napier of Sevierville;
brother Arvel (Imogene) Patrick of Knoxville; sisters Juanita Allen of
Sevierville, Ramona (Lloyd) Harris of Alabama, Millie Mohon, Sonnie (Steve)
Lawhern, Janie (Howard) Bennett, and Diane Loveday, all of Knoxville;
twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; several nieces,
nephews, and a host of other special family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday,
October 5, 2012, in the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Watts and Rev.
Junior Loveday officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery
following the funeral service. The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00
p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2012, at Manes Funeral Home.
Family and friends may sign the guest register online at
Manes Funeral Home in charge