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Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services


Grace Elizabeth Dempsey, age 85, of Butler, TN a loving wife and mother passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Dominion Assisted Living in Bristol, TN. A native of Washington County, TN she was the daughter of the late Charles and Emily Feathers Love. She was a homemaker who enjoyed playing bridge and was a bridge life master.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Love and a sister Joan Keller. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of sixty-seven years, Charles Dempsey, of the home; a daughter, Dru Dempsey, Knoxville, TN; a son, Greg Dempsey, Kingston, NC; grandchildren, Jonathan Sykes, Cheryl Hederstrom and Leslie Dempsey; great-grandchildren, Paul, Grace, Olivia and Hannah Hederstrom and sisters, Sandra Curde and Lana Love Perry.


Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to assist the Dempsey family. Office: 423-543-5544