- [S26] Berry Funeral Home, (www.berryfuneralhome.com), 19 Oct 2008.
Widby, Albert David, age 90, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2008. Albert was a loving and devoted husband and father. He was of the Baptist Faith and a supporter of IBJM, which works to introduce the Jewish community to Jesus Christ. Predeceased by his: parents, Major and Nora Widby; several brothers and sisters; wife of 65 years, Reba Mildred Widby; sons, David Earl and Gerald Lynn Widby.
Survivors include: sons, Charles Widby, Don Widby (Helen), Rob Widby (Jean), Tim Widby (Julie); daughters, Brenda Hannah (Ron), Debbie Woods (Edd); 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the International Board of Jewish Missions (P.O. Box 1386, Hixson, TN, 37343). The family will receive friends at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel on Tuesday, from 6 to 8 pm. Friends and family will meet at the funeral home at 12:45 pm Wednesday, for 1 pm graveside services in Lynnhurst Cemetery, Rev. Charlie McNutt officiating. You are invited to share your thoughts and memories of Albert at his guestbook and memorial website at www.MeM.com. Arrangements entrusted to Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. 865-689-8888. www.lynnhurstchapel.com