Tara Michelle Glanton, age 50, of Knoxville, received her wings on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. A licensed Cosmetologist for over 30 years, she was well-known throughout the city.
Tara was loved by many and will be missed by all.
Preceded in death by her grandparents, Ervin Glanton Sr. and Cloteal Glanton; brothers, Charles DeWayne Sutton and Arthur "Scoody" Kimber; uncle, Cortez Cosby and nephew, Cortez Underwood.
Left to cherish her memory are her beautiful daughter, Shatara Glanton; adorable grandson, Quaadir Goins; loving mother, Lady Gaines and father, Michael Sutton; sister, Rochelle Strickland; uncles, Ervin Glanton Jr., Ronnie, and Walter Strickland; nieces, Paris Watson, Jordan Stacy and Myeisha Underwood; great-nephews, Morgan Williams, Zepheniah Jr. and Zaylan Nyane and great-niece, Messiah Underwood.
Friday, October 1, 2021, a public walkthrough is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 2714 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Knoxville, TN. Social distancing and face coverings are required. A Homegoing Celebration will follow for immediate family and close friends. Pastor Steve A. Simpson is the eulogist. Interment at New Gray Cemetery, 2724 Western Avenue, where a white dove release will conclude the service. All expressions of love may be delivered to the church the morning of the walkthrough. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com.
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