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Cathy Colleen Tinnel

December 13, 1958 — January 6, 2023

Cathy Colleen Tinnel, 64, of Sweetwater, Tennessee passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023. Cathy was born on December 13, 1958 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Charles and Betty Carver.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her two sons, Brian Tinnel, and Earl Tinnel III; and her sisters, Pat Erickson, Linda Carver, and Carolyn Lytle.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 46 years, Earl Tinnel II; her daughter, Patty (Wayne) Grayson; granddaughters, Kayla (Jordan) McFadyen, Hannah Lowe, and Chloe Tinnel; her siblings, Charlie (Kristan) Carver, and Barbie (Cheth) Daniell; along with a host of extended family and friends.

A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 12:00 pm at Edgemon Cemetery in Ten Mile, Tennessee.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Cathy or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

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