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Juanita Holt Briggs Strong

Published: 10/25/2013

Juanita Holt Briggs Strong, age 81, of Dandridge, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at UT Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents Burgett and Bessie Holt, husbands Landon Briggs and Leonard Strong, son Jerry Briggs, grandson Sean Athey, brother George Holt, and sisters Empsy Stinson, Moese Mantooth, and Christine Stinson.

She is survived by her daughter Shirley (George) Athey of Dandridge; grandchildren Rhonda (Mike) Tufford, Clinton, OH, Jerry Briggs, Jr., Cleveland, OH, and Kerry Briggs, Medina, OH; great-grandchildren Shane (Hilary) Farley, Kodak; Rachel Farley, Clinton, OH, and Alexandrea Hegarty, Medina, OH; great-great-grandchildren Denver Farley, Clinton, OH and Madeline Farley of Kodak; brother Glen Holt, Rutledge, and her twin sister Loretta Duckett, Maryville.

The family received friends from 5:008:00 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2013, at Manes Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Fair Haven Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Don Holt and Rev. Chad Chambers officiating.

The body lay in state from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. prior to the funeral services.

Burial followed in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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