She was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Smith; sister, Karen Martin; brother-in-law, Tony Martin; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joe and Lucille Junkins; stepfather, Ed Lundy; and special pet, Dusty.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Junkins; sons and daughters-in-law: Thomas Jr. and Kathy Sullivan and Michael and Kristy Sullivan of Cleveland; daughter and son-in-law, Marietta and Whitrock Smith of Chatsworth, Ga.; father and stepmother, Elmer and Wilma Vess of Sevierville; brothers and sisters-in-law: Gene and Data Vess of Chattanooga, Eddie and Donna Lundy of Cleveland, and Johnny and Katherine Vess of Sevierville; sisters and brothers-in-law: Doris Hellard of Sevierville, Betty and Claude Townsend of Cleveland, Cathy and Jerry Whaley of Sevierville, JoLynn Lundy and Charlie Seepe of Athens, and Lloyd Junkins of Dalton; grandchildren: Ashley Bice, David Sullivan, Kayla Bailey, Tyler Walker-White, Christie Johnson, Austin Smith, Megan McFalls, and Melinda McFalls; great-grandchildren; Destiny Bice, Madelyn Sullivan, Izzabella Berry, Christopher Berry, Sydney Roberts, Joshua Johnson, Shannon Johnson, Ameila Walker-White, Jayce Walker-White, and Izzabella Noon; special pets: Angel and JoeJoe; and several extended family members
The funeral will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home in Chatsworth, Ga., with the Rev. Raymond English and Sister Londa Richardson officiating.
Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday.
Family members will be welcome at 4 p.m. and friends may join them from 5 until 9 p.m.
The family will accept flowers or donations made to cancercare.org.