Hulon Wayne Carnley


Hulon Wayne Carnley, 66, a resident of Maryville, and formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, in a Blount County hospital.

He was born on Feb. 24, 1952, in Bonifay, Fla., to the late Walter Carnley and Loys Rogers Phillips.

Hulon was a retired heating and air tech, with over 20 years of service and was a minister of the gospel for over 24 years. He was a member of God’s House of Prayer in Cleveland. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Judie Carnley; his sons, Jamie Lee Carnley and his wife, Bridget, Christopher Wayne Carnley and his wife, Katie; his daughter, Cathie Jo-Anne Johnson and her husband, Jeff; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Lewis Carnley and his wife, Wanda, and Walter Carnley Jr. and his wife, Mageline; sisters, Elizabeth Sawyer, Elaine Harcus, Marie Carnley and Regina Redmon and her husband, Philip; along with several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with the Rev. Burkett McCann Jr., the Rev. Don Harris and the Rev. Harold Pitts officiating.

The committal service will follow at Cofer Cemetery in Meigs County with Joe Ledford, Ron Bard, Lewis Carnley, Terry Ledford, Terry L. Ledford and Bailey Thompson serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Dewayne Pettis, Steven Pettis and Brendon Pettis.

The family will receive friends Friday, July 13, 2018, from 5 until 9 p.m., at the funeral home.

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