Johnny Franklin Estes, age 58, passed away on February 21, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Gwendolyn Estes; sister, Carolyn Rush; mother-in-law and special friend, Della Williams.
He is survived by his partner of 35 years, Shirley Slayton; step-children, Shannon Lockhart, Crystal (Kevin) Brown, Gregory Bell, Terry (Leah) Bell; sisters, Shirley McCarter, Betty (Scott) Sexton, Delina (Rick) Rines; step-grandchildren, Chad Bell, Travis Bell, Danielle Vought, Sgt. Josh Bell, Victoria Eldridge, Amber Morgan, Alexis Marshall, Lowen Marshall; sister-in-law, JoAnn Barnes, Dessie Hall; along with several nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of life is planned for a later date.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.