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Eleanor Mahan Lay

May 1, 1917 February 21, 2018
Eleanor Mahan Lay
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Mrs. Ira (Eleanor Mahan) Lay, Jr. age 100 1/2, of Knoxville and St. Petersburg, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center surrounded by her family.

She is pre-deceased by husband of 60 years (in 2009), parents, Maude Farrow and George P. Mahan: 4 brothers, Farrow (Pete), George P., Jr., John and Roger.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Cathy Culver (Kenny) of Winston Salem, NC and their children, Keaton (Jessica) of Richmond, VA and Layken of Atlanta, Becky Mabry (Mark) and their children, Ashley Arms (Garrett) of Knoxville and Matt of Atlanta, Great grandchildren: Decklan Arms, Ella Culver and Rylan Arms (Due in June); also by sister, Mrs. John Windell (Katherine Mahan) of NC and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Eleanor was a member of Washington Pike United Methodist Church for years and a former member of Central Baptist Church in Fountain City. She attended Carson Newman College and UT where she and her family were avid Volunteer fans. She was a member of Fox Den Country Club, Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club in St. Petersburg, FL and for many years a member of Holston Hills Country Club, and Club LeConte.

Until recent years, she enjoyed many years of participating in golf. But the love of her life was always her family, her home, her church and her friends.

The family will receive friends from 11 to 12 noon on Saturday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel.

Family and friends will gather at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Washington Pike United Methodist Church, 2241 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37917.

Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Lay family.

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11:00 AM 2/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel

11915 Kingston Pike
Farragut, TN 37934

Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel
11915 Kingston Pike Farragut 37934 TN
United States





3:00 PM 2/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery

3500 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918

Greenwood Cemetery
3500 Tazewell Pike Knoxville 37918 Tennessee
United States

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