Maggie Mae Atchley, 99, Knoxville, passed away Thursday, December 14. She was born January 24, 1918 and was the oldest living member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She cherished very much her family, church family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jabe and Berta Perry and spouse of 62 years, Ralph J. Atchley. She is survived by her son, Don Atchley and wife, Martha; grandchildren, Matt T. Atchley and wife, Leslie, and Scott Atchley and wife, Samantha; and great-granddaughter, Annabella Atchley. The family expressed thanks to all her friends, family and staff at Holston HealthCare that cared for her. Family and friends met Tuesday, December 19 at Caledonia Cemetery for a graveside service, with Rev. Chris Hutchens officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 6915 Ruggles Ferry Pike, Knoxville, TN 37924. The family received friends Monday, December 18 at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, (865) 523-4999.
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