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Gregory Walter McCallie


Gregory Walter McCallie, born to the late Lonnie and Mary Ruth Lowery McCallie, February 14, 1955; the second of six children. Baptized at First Calvary Church, where he was a member of the Gospel Choir, Male Chorus and Mass Choir; served on the kitchen Committee, until his health began to fail.

Educated in the Knoxville School System, where he excelled in football and basketball.

Preceded in death by son, Gregory “Bojangles” McCallie; brother, Kenneth.

Survivors, wife, Dena; daughter, Rita; sisters, Lonnetta, Shelia, Karen, Anita, Lisa Neal, Jefferson City, TN; grandson, EliJlah; aunt, Yvette (Terry) Giles a host of

other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 26, 2023, at First

Calvary Baptist Church, 1750 Delaware Ave.; funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Rev. Kevin White, Officiating. Interment, Mount Olive Cemetery.


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