Arnold Gleason Heatherly, age 93 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021. He was of the Christian faith and a member of Seafarers International Union. US Navy veteran of World War II and retired after 40 years with the Merchant Marines. Preceded in death by parents: James S. and Ruth (Ellison) Heatherly, brother Roy Heatherly, and sister Trulene (Heatherly) Nash.

Survived by
Beloved daughter Sarah Beth Heatherly of La Follette; nephew Gary Heatherly of Knoxville; niece Terri Heatherly-Dolan of Lexington, KY.

Family will receive friends Wednesday 5:00 -7:00pm at Cross-Smith Funeral Home. Graveside Service and Interment with Military Honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard on Thursday 12:00 Noon at Sunrise Cemetery in Davis Chapel.Special thanks to LaFollette Court Assisted Living staff for taking such good care of Arnold; especially throughout the COVID crisis.

In Lieu of Flowers, family is requesting contributions be made in family’s name to cemetery fund:
Davis Chapel Sunrise Cemetery; C/O Community Trust Bank; 106 S. Tennessee Ave; LaFollette, TN 37766.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home