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Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
Thursday September 9th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
Thursday September 9th, 2021

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Graveside Service

McMinn Memory Gardens
Friday September 10th, 2021

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Carolyn Yvette Presswood

CAROLYN YVETTE PRESSWOOD, age 66 of Athens, Tennessee passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, in Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tennessee surrounded by her family. A native of Sweetwater, TN, she was a resident of McMinn County most of her life. Yvette was the daughter of the late Luther Morton Jr and Marjorie Helen Henry, and preceded in death by husband Harold Presswood. She was an employee of Walmart for 33 years. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law: Karen and Josh McDaniel of Madisonville, TN, Son and daughter-in-law: Nathan and Melissa Presswood of Cleveland, TN, Brother and sister-in-law: Dwight and Cathy Henry of Cookeville, TN, Sister: Anne Henry of Cookeville, TN, Four Grandchildren: Abigail Lovingood, Lydia McDaniel, Caroline Presswood, and Daniel Presswood, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 7 P.M. Thursday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Arwood officiating. Interment will be 11 A.M. Friday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Family and friends may come by the funeral home from 5 pm to 7 pm Thursday to pay their respects. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Antioch Baptist Church, PO Box 247, Athens, TN 37303-0247. Those unable to attend may leave their condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com/obituaries/Carolyn-Presswood
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Presswood

Melissa Bredwell Sep 11 2021 10:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Presswood

Rhonda Eaton White Sep 10 2021 4:32 PM

To a very sweet and loveing person Yvette was I worked with her at Walmart she was one of the nicest people you could know may god be with the family and now the lord as a angel with him

Lisa Soto Sep 10 2021 10:01 AM

We're praying for you all and love you all greatly!

Nathan & Belinda Eaton Sep 10 2021 9:04 AM

As hard as it is to say at this time, we believe His timing is perfect and yield to His grace in this period of heartbreak as we pray for comfort.

Rocky and Nancy Walters Sep 9 2021 6:18 PM

My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. Yvette was a dear friend. She was always friendly an sweet never had a bad word to say about anybody. Rest in peace dear friend.

Kathy Case Staub Sep 9 2021 5:46 PM

My prayers and thoughts are with The family. To a good high school friend who will be very very missed . Rest in peace Yvette.

Kathy Case Staub Sep 9 2021 5:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Presswood

Kathy Case Staub Sep 9 2021 4:53 PM

My prayers and thoughts for your family during this difficult time . Yvette was a wonderful person. I had went to school with her at Mcminn high. May God continue to comfort you all.

Phyllis Jackson Hale Sep 9 2021 3:27 PM

Yvette was the kindest sweetest most gentle woman I ever knew. My deepest sympathies to the family on their loss. I truly was proud to have called Yvette my aunt.

Patricia Presswood Bassett Sep 9 2021 2:52 PM

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