Mitzi May Bright Obituary – Knoxville News Sentinel

Mitzi May Bright, age 84, went to her heavenly home early Wednesday morning June 21, 2023, after complications from a fall. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. Mitzi was a beloved daughter and preceded in death by her parents JC and Marjorie Bright, brother Mac Bright and sister-in-law Aundrea Reynolds all of Greene County. She was most recently preceded in death by her longtime partner Phil Justis of Greeneville. Mitzi is survived by her two sons and their families: Fred and Tina Foshee of Knoxville and granddaughter Sophia Taylor Foshee also of Knoxville, Tennessee. Tim and Connie Foshee of Springdale, Arkansas and their son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Stephanie Biesterveld and their children Anna, Beau and Laura Blake of Centerton, Arkansas, a sister and brother-in-law Cindy and Bill Webster of Loudon, Tennessee and special cousin Nancy Rader of Greeneville, along with nephews and a nephew. She had many dear friends and family in Greeneville and most recently in Knoxville, Tennessee where she currently lives in her retirement community.

Mitzi had a degree from Tusculum College/University and worked and retired from Greene Valley Developmental Center. She was a member of Mount Zion Church and the last few years attended Bible Study Services at Trustwell Living in Knoxville. She had fought many challenges and illnesses through the years without losing her zest and sense of humor.

She enjoyed listening to her music and dancing, cardinals and her Tennessee Vols. She was kind and generous to all. She loved meeting new people and visiting longtime friends and family. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

The family will receive friends, from 2-4 pm Wednesday June 28th at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 4pm with Minister Mark Moreland and Rev. Maria Grimm officiating. The graveside service will follow at Graceland Memorial Gardens.

Posted online on June 25, 2023

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel