- [S73] Rawlings Funeral Home, Book 2, 24 Aug 1953.
Jack E. Maples obituary
- [S73] Rawlings Funeral Home, Book 2, 21 Sep 1971.
James Russell Maples obituary
- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 6 May 2006.
Melinda Lee "Mindy" Maples obituary
- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name: Leroy Maples
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Civil District 11, Sevier, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1929
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Family Number: 126
Sheet Number and Letter: 7A
Line Number: 21
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 3933
Digital Folder Number: 005461375
Image Number: 00471
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head James R Maples M 36 Tennessee
Wife Pearl C Maples F 31 Georgia
Son James Maples M 14 Tennessee
Son Leroy Maples M 11 Tennessee
Daughter Francis Maples F 8 Tennessee
Son Jack Maples M 4 Tennessee
Son Paul Maples M 2 Tennessee
- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 18 Dec 2006.
Leroy Cecil Maples
July 18, 1929 - December 18, 2006
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee
Resided In: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Visitation: December 21, 2006
Service: December 21, 2006
Cemetery: Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery
Leroy Cecil Maples, age 77 of Pigeon Forge, passed away Monday, December 18, 2006, at Fort Sanders-Sevier Medical Center. He graduated Pi Beta Phi High School and the University of Tennessee in 1957 and served in the U.S. Army as a radio operator in Korea during 1951-1952. He taught school for one year in Yulee, Florida, and was a teacher and basketball coach at Pi Beta Phi and Pigeon Forge Junior High schools for a total of 23 years. Leroy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pigeon Forge for 50 years and had worked as a brick mason on the present church as it was being built on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. He and his wife owned and operated the old Pigeon River Court for five years and then the Maples Motor Inn in Pigeon Forge from 1972 to 1995. He lived in the house he built at 3516 Householder Street for 46 years.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Melinda Lee Maples who died in May, 2006, parents Pearl and Russell Maples, and brothers James and Jack Maples.
Wife of 54 years: Sue Maples
Sons and Daughter-in-law: Jack and Robin Maples, Joe Maples
Grandchildren: Milly and Jackson Maples
Sisters: Frances Hodges and Alice Maples
Brothers: Lynn and Paul Maples
And a large extended family
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 6747, Sevierville, 37864.
Funeral service 7 PM Thursday at First Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge with Rev. W. W. Cope and Rev. Russell Maples officiating. Family and friends will meet 10 AM Friday in Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. Dennis Maples officiating. The family will receive friends 4:30-7 PM Thursday at First Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)