Obituary of Blanche Lyke Abrams, 1994:
Blanche Lyke Abrams, 88, of Unaka Street, Clinton, died Wednesday at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Abrams was born June 15, 1905, in Knoxville, to William W. and Margaret Burris Lyke.
A homemaker, she was a member of South Clinton Baptist CHruch.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Leslie and Irma Johnson of Clinton; James R and Kathy Johnson of Chamblee, Ga; grandchildren, Denise Ray, Cheryl Shankin, David, Howie and Jon Johnson; great-grandchildren, Melissa, Lauren, Annie, Jeffrey, Devon, Kathleen and Elijah; sisters, Nell Rolen and Cecil Lee, both of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Owens officiating. Burial will be at 2pm Sunday at Tennessee Valley Memory Gardens.
Clinton Courier News, 2/3 Jan 1994
[Courtesy of Brenda Foster]