She was the daughter of the late Thomas Lowry Taylor and Barbara Anderson Taylor of Maryville. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Norman Dean.
She is survived by her sons: Thomas H. Dean of Columbus, N.C. and Charles T. Dean of Lebanon; two granddaughters; a brother, Bill Taylor of Pigeon Forge; and a sister, Susan Hitch of Maryville.
The visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. officiated by the Rev. Randy Martin at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.