- [S142] Newspaper Article, The Daily Post Athenian (Athens, TN), 21 Sep 2012.
Chief Master Sgt . (Ret.) Thomas Glenn Queen , 66, of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at NHC Health Care of Athens.
He was born in Athens, and was a graduate of McMinn County High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Carrie Mae Dennis, and joined the Air Force, spending 24 years in service to his country and achieving the highest possible enlisted rank of Chief Master Sergeant. After retiring from the Pentagon, he spent more than 15 years in service of the Enlisted Widows Home Foundation.
A son of the late Samuel Glenn and Blanche Stamey Queen , he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Nannie Mae Harrod Stamey; his grandfather, Samuel Russell Queen ; five uncles, Bill Queen , Jack Queen , T.I. Queen , the Rev. Henry Stamey and Jim Stamey; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, J. Howard and Ruth Mae Dennis; and one brother-in-law, H.L. Dennis.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Carrie Dennis Queen ; one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Dawn Queen and Richy L. Huston; one granddaughter, Ariana Grace Queen -Huston; three aunts, Dorothy Cox, Ollie Johnston and Irene "Renie" Brock; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Sarah Queen ; one brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Linda Queen ; one sister and brother-in-law, Sammie Queen and Tim Hawkins; his former sister-in-law, Connie Queen ; six nephews and two nieces, Michael Queen , Stephen Bookout, Greg Meeks, Clay Meeks, Samantha Cooper, Wash Rogers, Emily Hawkins and Matt Hawkins; great-nephews and great-nieces, Gage Queen , Sarah Byrum, Skyler Bookout, Ravyn Bookout, Carlie Meeks, Spencer Meeks, Ashlen Meeks, Cade Meeks, Kaylee Cooper, Mason Cooper and Alayna Cooper; and many special friends and loved ones.
The family will receive friends in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, and again from 5 to 7 p.m. in the evening. A short service will follow at 7 p.m.
Those not able to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index.
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