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Avonia Blair Thress

February 26, 1937 ~ July 23, 2018 (age 81)
Avonia B. Thress, age 81, of Morristown passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at Life Care Center of Morristown. She was a 1955 graduate of Rule High School in Knoxville and a 1958 graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Nursing. Avonia loved animals and also served for years on the board of the Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert Thress; mother, Agnes Goosie Blair; father, Earl M. Blair; brother, Adrian Blair.
Survivors include her daughter, Lori Smith; granddaughter, Brittney Smith; great-granddaughter, Blaykley Smith along with many special friends.
Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2018 at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home


Cemetery Details

East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy 168
Knoxville, TN, 37920

Graveside Service

SEP 24. 11:30 AM

East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy 168

Knoxville, TN, 37920

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