2630 Highway 75
BLOUNTVILLE, TN 37617
Phone: 423-323-3838
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Wanda Greer

Wanda Greer (Jenkins)

October 23, 1940 - October 2, 2020
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Obituary

On October 2, 2020, the world lost a beloved mother and grandmother as Wanda Jenkins Greer passed away. She was born on October 23, 1940 to the late Estelle Jenkins and Henry Jenkins of Norton, Virginia.
Wanda graduated from John I Burton High School in 1959 and attended Clinch Valley College. She received a BS in Education from Radford College in 1963. After graduation, she taught high school at JJ Kelly, Dobyns-Bennett and Tri-Cities Christian schools. Wanda taught at Tri-Cities Christian School from 1973 until her retirement in 1998, where she received the Christian Teacher of the Year Award for Tennessee in 1980-1981. Wanda was an active member of the Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church for over 50 years.
Wanda is preceded in death by her parents, Estelle and Henry Jenkins, and her husband of 56 years, Harry Greer. She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Renee’ Tipton (Randy) and three sons: Kevin Lorne Greer, Brent Owen Greer (Alicia) and Jason Boyd Greer (Stacey); granddaughter, Agatha “Aggie” Rose Greer and grandsons, Preston William Greer, Ryne Erik Tipton, Brock Lloyd Greer, River Lee Greer, and Devon Micheal Cope. Wanda is survived by the following sibling; Phyllis Jenkins Clark, Wayne Jenkins, Dewey Jenkins and Kathy Jenkins Coates.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at East Tennessee Funeral Home, 2630 Highway 75, across from Tri-Cities Airport, Blountville, Tennessee. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm with Pastor John Herdman officiating.
East Tennessee Funeral Home & Cemetery is honored to serve the family of Wanda A. Greer.
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ls6886@outlook.com

Posted at 09:58am
Phyllis and boys, You are such a special family. Being around you at church was such a pleasure. Prayers daily for you in your loss. Love, Linda Flanary Smith
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Anne Acker

Posted at 07:03pm
Mrs. Greer was an excellent teacher and an encourager of many. As a teenager, I was drawn to the experiences of a woman who had clearly been on a journey with God. As an educator, I owe her a debt of gratitude for an education that made future success possible. I will always remember her with fondness and respect.
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Larry Meade

Posted at 09:38pm
I pray the Lord is near to your family in this time of grief, but also celebration of a life well-lived for the glory of God. I graduated from TCCS in 1982. Mrs. Greer was my senior English teacher. I have so many fond memories. She was truly a "Teacher of Excellence" as she always motivated her students to reach higher...to achieve more. She taught us well...I remember teaching my children how to write research papers based upon how she taught us! She was also one of the most Christ-like ladies I knew in my youth. She could seemingly relate any event or topic to the truths of Scripture. She truly made an impact on so many lives for the Kingdom God! I pray that you are comforted to know she is in the presence of the Savior she loved and served for so many years. God's Grace to you all! - Larry Meade
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BEULAH LARKEY

Posted at 10:54am
Our prayers and thoughts are with Wanda"s family. One of the greatest blessings we can receive is when one of our love ones goes thru the gates of Heaven and spends eternity with God. Wanda has made that journey. She was our special christian friend for many years. Harold & Beulah Larkey & Family
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