Lois Munsey Gregg, 72, of Midway, passed away Wednesday,
March 13, 2013, at her home.
After winning many battles and being a hero for six
years, she lost the battle with cancer. She graduated from Greeneville Business
College in 1959 and had a successful business career at companies in
Morristown, Southern Electronics in Mosheim, Bob Smith Construction in
Greeneville, and retired from First Tennessee Bank in 2001.
She served as treasurer at Orebank Community Center for
34 years. She was a 46-year member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church,
having served as a member of the Administrative Board, secretary of the
Administrative Board, and communion steward for many years.
During retirement, she enjoyed their farm, Lonesome Pine
Farms, with her husband Willis Gregg, raising Polled Hereford cattle and
enjoying her flowers and bird feeders, especially the hummingbirds.
She loved J. R., her beloved dog, and Momma Kitty, her
cat. She enjoyed trips to Florida to visit her daughter and son-in-law Kelly
and Dave Grno, where they loved to go deep sea fishing and shopping. She and
Willis enjoyed the farm shows at Moultrie, Georgia, many times on their way to
She is survived by her loving, caregiving husband of 53
years, Willis L. Gregg; her daughter Kelly L. Gregg-Grno; son-in-law David Grno
of St. Cloud, Florida; a caregiving sister and brother-in-law June and Ronnie
Colyer of Mosheim; a dedicated sister-in-law Norma Gregg of Mosheim; and a host
of cousins and friends, who will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents Howard and Roxie
Tweed Munsey, a brother-in-law Jack Gray, and father-in-law and mother-in-law
C. W. and Grace Gregg.
The family would like to express their thanks to Dr.
Dharman Patel, Dr. Prince, Dr. Mark Patterson, the staff of Dr. Dharman Patel,
the staff of Laughlin Hospital, Robin Kirkpatrick, Brenda Key, and Amedisys
Hospice Services, especially Vicki, Freda, Charity, and Anita.
Her life's motto: "It doesn't cost a thing to give a
The family will receive friends from 1:00--3:00 and
5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.
A Celebrate of Life service will be held at Kiser-Rose
Hill Chapel at 7:00 p.m. Saturday. Graveside services will be held at Mosheim
Central Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Family and friends are asked to meet at
1:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
Pallbearers include Ricky Cunningham, Lowell Easterly,
Bill Conduff, Adam Luttrell, Michael Knight, and Matthew Ramsey.
Honorary pallbearers include Dr. Dharman Patel, Dr.
Michael Hartsell, Rev. John Manning, Jack Robinson, Anthony Knight, Allen
Broyles, Johnny Robinson, Hal Pruitt, Dr. John Shaw, Donald Campbell, Dr.
William Smead, Dr. David Jones, Charlie Knight, and Tommy Keifer.
The family requests that memorials be made to Mayo Clinic
Cancer Research, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements by Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home, Greeneville