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Dennis Randy Gregg

Published: 02/20/2014

Dennis Randy Gregg, age 70, of Newport, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at his home.

He was an active member of Northport Baptist Church. He worked with the R. A. program and was the sound technician for several years.

He was an active member and past Master of Masonic Lodge #234 F & AM. He was a member of the Knoxville Scottish Rites Bodies, where he received the honored 33rd Degree. He enjoyed being a Shrine clown with the Kerbela Shrine Temple making children and people laugh.

He was preceded in death by his father Sidney Gregg, mother and stepfather Marie and Jack Holt, and sister Lagretta Ann Gregg.

He is survived by his wife Gladys Gregg of Newport; sons Barry Gregg of Parrottsville and Shannon (Heather) Gregg of Memphis; daughters Misty (Phil) Carriger of Jonesboro; Alissia (Don) Taylor of Asheville, and Melissa (James) Murphy of Sevierville; grandchildren Elizabeth, Madison, Sean, Aaron, Sydney, Graham, Dylan, and Nathan; great-grandchildren Brayden; sisters Judy Smith (Tom Perski) of Newport and Diana Foder of Rockford; and countless nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, in the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Ball and Rev. Kris Brady officiating. Masonic Rites will be held at 7:45 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5:007:45 p.m. prior to the funeral services at the funeral home. Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014, in Union Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge
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