December 14, 1921 - March 20, 2002
Buford (Boots) Atchley, age 80 of Sevierville, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Reva Atchley; son-in-law James Steven Maples and great-grandson James Cullen Morris. Mr. Atchley was retired from Johnson and Galyon Construction after 30 years of service, and was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Philippines.
Wife: Jo Walker Atchley
Daughter: Linda Atchley Maples
Son and daughter-in-law: Gene and Helen Atchley
Daughter and son-in-law: Susie and Wayne Knight
Grandchildren: Tishia and Daniel Morris, Tara, Joy, Janel and Whitney Maples, Amy and Wayne France, Jessie Atchley, Ashley and Noel Knight.
Great-grandchildren: Walker, Braeden and Regen Morris
Sisters and brothers-in-law: Gearldine and John Roberts, Willa Mae Orcutt, Elizabeth and Jim Tarwater, Johnnie and Harold Pedigo
Funeral service 7 PM Saturday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. W. W. Cope and Rev .David Newman officiating. Interment will be 2 PM Sunday in Cummings Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jessie Atchley, Daniel Morris, Wayne France, Nathan Buice, Dale Huffman, Andrew Huff. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Friday and 5-7 PM Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)