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Kyle J. Tolliver, Sr.

Published: 12/07/2012

Kyle J. Tolliver, Sr., age 66, of Greene County, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Holston Valley Medical Center.

He was a member of Bewley's Chapel United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jasper and Beulah Tolliver, great-granddaughter Piper Chambers, father-in-law and mother-in-law Bewley and Zora Toby, three brothers-in-law, and four sisters-in-law.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years Mary Ann Tolliver; five children and their spouses: Kyle, Jr. and Trish Tolliver, Joey and Gina Tolliver, Matthew and Jessica Tolliver, Melissa and Mike Chambers, and Zora Holt and Shane Clevenger. He was blessed with twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren that he loved very much. He also had one brother, six sisters, five brothers-in-law, and two sisters-in-law, along with several nieces and nephews that he loved with all his heart, and a special grandson Patrick Buckner.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2012, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel in Newport with Rev. Joe Phillips officiating. Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, December 9, 2012, in Bewley's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and the honorary pallbearers will be the men of Bewley's Chapel United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Manes Funeral Home toward funeral expenses.

The family would like to thank all the staff at the hospital, neighbors, family, and friends for all their help and support during this time.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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