New Tazewell, TN/Big Stone Gap, VA - Margaret Jean Thacker, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN after an extended illness. Margaret Jean was a retired nurse serving many years in the medical industry. She was a former resident of Big Stone Gap, VA and had made her home in New Tazewell, TN for several years.
Preceding Margaret Jean in death were her parents, Ira and Reba Yeary Gilliam; her husband, Charles “Chuck” Thacker and granddaughter, Amy Gwen Mullins. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Lynn Thacker, New Tazewell, TN; her granddaughter, Jamie Mullins and husband Chuck Minton, New Tazewell, TN and a very special friend, Cathy Mitchell. She is also survived by many friends and extended family members.
Graveside services will be private with Bud Estridge officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jeff Norris, Jerry Acuff, Daniel Hunter, Chuck Minton, Logan Gilliam, and Rick Gilliam.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Margaret Jean Thacker.
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