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“Uncle Jim you will be missed. I have great memory's of you on my childhood visits to Tennessee. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa hall - Richmond, IN

“Danny & Brenda, my sincere condolences to you and the rest of your family in the loss of Mr. Wilburn. May God's peace and comfort surround your...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Pat James - Maryville, TN

“uncle jim i will miss your kindheartedness that you always showed to me and my family, love violet ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: VIOLET RUTHERFORD - gary, IN

“Uncle Jim,I have so many fun memories of you. Always joking and full of laughter. Love you,Tammy ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Tammy Pruett - Terra Ceia, FL

“uncle jim you will always be in my heart.that big kid at heart you were.love you vary much.doug ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: doug rutherford - gary, IN

“Uncle Jim you will be greatly missed..I will always remember you and me going up and down that hill..Whoo Mule!! Love you always, Robin ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Spears - Alcoa, TN

“May everyone in the family find peace and comfort at this time knowing that Jim has left the pain behind and is no longer suffering....My deepest...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Danny Carnes - Knoxville, TN


James Jim L. Wilburn, age 84, passed away Sunday morning at Blount Memorial Hospital. Jim was retired from Smith's and Grandview with over 30 years of service and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Pearl Wilburn; Sister, Louise McMahan; Brother, Andy Wilburn, and three Sibling Brothers. Survivors include His Wife of 63 years, Nancy Dodd Wilburn of Maryville; Daughter and Son-in-law, Angie and Randy Carnes; Son, and Daughter-in-law, Danny and Brenda Wilburn of Maryville; Son, Bobby Wilburn of Corrington. Grandchildren, Bethany Carnes, Matt and Adam Wilburn, Eric and Matt Russell. Great-grandchildren, Sierra and Jaxon Wilburn, and Noah Russell. A special thanks to M.T. and Evelyn Lawson, along with the Nurses on 2 East at Blount Memorial Hospital. Graveside Funeral and Interment services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in Grandview Cemetery with Rev. Barry Crowson officiating. Friends may call at their convenience after Noon on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com