Tyesha Shantell Pankey, age 21, passed from earth to heaven on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at her home following an extended illness.
Tyesha was born August 24, 1992 at Chamberlain Memorial Hospital, Rockwood, TN to Christine and the late O.D. Pankey. She attended the Michael Dunn Center and graduated from Roane County High School, 2011. She was a member of Believer’s Voice of Deliverance Church, Harriman, TN.
Tyesha was preceded in death by her Father, Otto Pankey, Jr.; Grandparents, Deacon Charles Lee and Mother Lillie Mae Douglass and Otto Pankey, Sr., and Clara Pope Greene.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her loving and devoted Mother, Christine Pankey; Aunts, Margie (Lionel) Moore, Glenda Copeland, Willie Mae (James) Springs, Ivory (Scottie) Dowdell, Teresa Thomas, Sheila (Boydell) Smith, Lisa Douglass, Teresa (John) Brown, Clara (Joe) Moore, Betty (John) Hamilton, Earlene Pankey, and Bernice Porter; Uncles, Alvin (Mary) Douglass, Gilbert Frazier, and Christopher Douglass; Great Aunts, Pearline Young, and Hurlene Horton; Great Great Aunt, Barbara Johnson; Great Uncle, David Bertram, and a host of cousins, friends, teachers, classmates, and Melinda.
The family will receive friends, Monday, September 30, 2013 at Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, TN from 12:00-1:00 P.M. The service will follow in the Chapel at 1:00 PM with Rev. James B. Springs officiating. Interment and burial will be in Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood, TN. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Tyesha Shantell Pankey