Paul Wendell Petree, age 78, of Morristown, formerly of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022. He was a US Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife Lavon, parents Edna and Harry Petree, and brothers David, Bobby Charles, Van and Jack.

Survived by:

Wife: Anna Breeden Petree

Sisters: Jewell Clark, Rose Draker, Nancy Smith and Karen Douglas.

He also leaves behind children and Grandchildren: Pam, Mack, Ceara, and Jayden Wilson; Stacey, Shawn Nathan, and Abigail Welden; Christy and Neil Duncan; Christopher, Amy, Gavin, and Aiden Duncan; and Ashely and Weston Holt

Close friend Chris Majors, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends 5-7 PM Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 7 PM Cross-Smith Chapel, Rev. Ray Graham and Rev. Bobby Franklin officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 AM Thursday Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for 12 Noon Interment with Military Honors given by Campbell County Honor Guard.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home