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Frederick J. “Fred” Wentworth, 71, of Mountain City, TN, died Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the Appalachian Christian Village in Johnson City. He was a native of Elizabeth, NJ, son of the late John and Ruth Sorge Wentworth. He spent most of his young life in Linden and Piscataway, NJ. Fred was a machinist in the tool and die industry. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Unicoi. In addition to his parents, his wife, Barbara Dering Wentworth, preceded him in death.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Tina Wentworth of Phillipsburg, NJ and Keith and Celia Wentworth of Mountain City, TN; two daughters, Kimberley Evelina of Garwood, NJ and Sharon Wentworth of Dunellen, NJ; two brothers, Melvin Wentworth of Texas and Alvin Wentworth of Florida; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wentworth is to be cremated and will be taken by his family to New Jersey to be buried with his wife. Online condolences are available at: In charge of services, Morris – Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601 or (423) 282-1521.