Johnnie Franklin O’Neal, 84, of Oneida, passed away November 27, 2017, at North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell.
Born September 12, 1933, he was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Lona Payne O’Neal; brother, Ira O’Neal; sisters, Orange (Claude) Smith, and Jewell O’Neal; and father- and mother-in-law, Perry and Slyvia Barton Upchurch.
He was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Jonnie Upchurch O’Neal of Oneida; sons: Paul (Suzanne), Danny (Debbie), and Kyle (Jackie) O’Neal; grandchildren: Ashley O’Neal, Shawn Tae O’Neal, Amanda Warren, Allison Phillips, Lisa Marie Boyatt, Dr. Katy O’Neal, and Adam, Celena, and Jonathon O’Neal; great-grandchildren: Noah, Jaxson, Jenna, Jase, and Sadie Marie; step-great-grandson, Seth; sister, Wilda (Tony) Ramsey; special aunt, Ivazee O’Neal; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was conducted December 1, in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Kyle Keeton and Bro. Crestin Jeremy Burke officiating. Music was provided by Jonathon O’Neal. Interment followed at Smith-Forbis Cemetery.
Arrangements by Jones & Son Funeral Home.