- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 19 Jan 2004.
Jewell F. Hodge obituary
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 19 Aug 2001.
Ruby Christine Johnson Wamack Hodge obituary
- [S115] Mynatt Funeral Home, (http://ynattfh.net), 28 Apr 2012.
Grant McKinley Wamack, Jr.-also known as “Sugar Bear” by his close friends and co-workers, went home to be with the Lord, at age 78, on Saturday morning, April 28, 2012, shortly after midnight. He was surrounded by his family and loving wife til his departure at Tennova-North Medical Center in Knoxville,TN. Cause of death was natural. Grant, a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, was born in Deerfield, Ohio on August 30, 1933. His parents were Grant McKinley Wamack, Sr. and Ruby Johnson Wamack. Grant married his faithful wife of 55 years on January 25, 1957. They had five children together. Grant proudly served in the US Military as a small arms instructor. He was a hard worker and although a plasterer by trade, he retired from his last job of 22 years at Lays Packing Company. He loved fishing, watching wrestling and westerns, and most of all, being with his family. He was preceded in death by his sons, Grant Wamack III and Jimmy Wamack, his parents and his sister, Beulah Massengill. He is survived by his wife, Georgia Wilkinson Wamack, daughters, Mary Sayler and Kathy Pittenger, son, Jack Wamack and son-in-law, Rick Pittenger. Grandchildren: Sloan, Stuart, Chelsey and Samantha. Great-Grandchild: Knox. Siblings: Maynard Wamack, Olive Mclurg, George Wamack, Rev. Albert “Buck” Wamack, sister-in-law, June Wamack and numerous nieces and nephews. Grant will be dearly missed by his wife, family and all that knew him. Service 7 pm Friday, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel, Rev. Albert “Buck” Wamack officiating. Family and friends will meet 10 am Saturday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City and proceed to Pollard’s Cemetery for interment service at 11 am. Family will receive friends 5 to 7 pm Friday at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City