Dora Lou Goans Stinnett
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Dora Lou Goans Stinnett, 87, passed away January 21st peacefully at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Alcoa. Dora graduated from Clinton High School in 1952. She found great pleasure working at the Bank of Maryville/First Tennessee for 28 years where she made lifelong friends. Dora loved to spend time in the sun at the lake, watching game shows, cheering on the Braves and Vols, but most importantly, she loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank Wesley and Bertha Reynolds Goans; siblings Wade and Novella Goans, Wesley and Mildred Goans, Oscar and Wilma Jean Goans, Madeline Goans Moore and Fred Goans; brother-in-law Don Stinnett daughter-in-law Sonja Stinnett. Dora is survived by her husband of 68 years, Bobby Taylor Stinnett, sister-in-law Kathy Stinnett of Knoxville, son and daughter-in-law Tom and Patty Stinnett of Friendsville, daughter and son-in-law Carol and Harold Hord of Friendsville, son Ernie Stinnett of Greenback; grandchildren Alyson Flynn (Zach), Taylor Stinnett, Jessica Hord, Robert (Buzz) Hord, Andrew Hord, Michelle Stinnett McCarter, Ernie Stinnett Jr. (Bree); great-grandchildren Mason McCarter, Trevor McCarter, Miranda Bowen, Lily Flynn, Elizabeth Flynn, Wyatt Stinnett, Waylon Stinnett, Rylie Myers and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather January 30th at 1:30 at Grandview Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Kelly officiating. Flowers are welcome and donations may be made to Blount County Community Action Agency (Meals on Wheels), 3509 Tuckaleechee Pike Maryville. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com