VELDA JUNE REPASS HENDRICKS age 83 of Knoxville, TN went to be with her lord and savior on November 14, 2012 at Baptist Health Care Center, Lenoir City, TN, after 10 years of battling Alzheimer's disease. She was born on January 29, 1929 in Kingsport, TN to Lawrence and Laura Repass. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim and oldest son, Michael. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Carolyn Hendricks; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Joel Apley; grandchildren, Jeremy Hendricks, Bailey Hanson, Dylan Apley and Hunter Apley; great-grandchildren, Brenden Hanson and Avery Hanson. She was retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and prior to her illness loved to travel, play bridge and enjoy her family. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to Alzheimer's Assoc., American Heart Assoc., or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The family would like to express their tremendous gratitude and appreciation for the wonderful and caring staff at Baptist Health Care Center for the compassionate and loving care they provided for the last three years. Family and friends will gather at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 2:30 pm Saturday for a 3 pm graveside. You may sign June's register online at www.weaverfuneralservices.com. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.