BORN: November 15, 1934  DIED: June 18, 2011


 MORRISON, KENNETH "KEN" SMITH - age 76, of Powell, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 18, 2011. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Powell. Ken was a veteran of the US Army, attended Carson-Newman College, the University of Tennessee, and was a retiree of TVA with 33 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph "Joe" R. and Irene Smith Morrison; brother, James E. Morrison; sister, Juanita Russell; sister-in-law, Iva Morrison. Survivors include wife, Thelma Hunt Morrison; daughters, Melissa Dykes and husband Dwight, Marie Rucker and husband Johnny; son, Kenneth Michael Morrison and wife Cheryl; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Howard Morrison, of Lenoir City; sisters-in-law/brother-in-law, Rachel Hunt, Helen Keltz, Mary Ann and Richard Smith; brothers-in-law/sister-in-law, Raymond and Ann Hunt, Claude Hunt; nephew, Ronald Russell; several other nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be 7:30 P.M. Tuesday in the Curtis Hudson Chapel of Temple Baptist Church, Powell with Dr. Clarence Sexton, Rev. Dave Rosser officiating. Pallbearers: Paul Larue, Sterling Sharp, Ramon Lee, James Allison, Bill Cloud, John Vincent, Andy Lane, Jim Collins. Honorary pallbearers: Earl Vanderhoof and Ronald Russell. The family and friends will meet Wednesday at Pleasant Forest Cemetery, Farragut for a 11:00 A.M. graveside service. The family request memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 1700 W. Beaver Creek Road, Powell Tennessee 37849. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 P.M. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on June 20, 2011 

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