Victoria Isabelle Vanderpool passed sweetly from this world on May 31, 2012. She was born and raised in Sumrall, MS. Vickie met and married her husband, Larry, while he was stationed at Camp Shelby, MS during World War II. They were married 68 years. After the war, they moved to Wyalusing, where they lived and worked for 40 plus years. They left a lot of dear friends when they moved to Maryville, TN to be near their daughter due to Vickie’s health 27 years ago.
She was a member of Sylvania Women’s Club, GTP Quarter Century Club, worked 25 years for Global GTP (Sylvania), was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church and attended the Barlett Program at New Providence Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Blount County DAR. A beautiful Southern lady inside and out, she was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother, also a wonderful friend and neighbor. She was always cooking and baking for her loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence (Larry) Vanderpool; grandson, Nathan Vanderpool; parents, Bishop and Amanda Mae (Harrill) Rutledge; sisters, Catherine (Tip) Miller, Mary Alma (Leroy) Keller and Geneva (Toxie) Miller.
Survivors include her daughter, Sondra V. Waggoner; son and daughter- in- law, Barry and Doris Vanderpool; brother, Bill Rutledge; grandchildren, Christopher and Kathy Ferguson, Vashon and Rebecca Ferguson, Chester Vanderpool, Karen and Dave Bartee,
Kristen and Al Orach; greatgrandchildren, Haley Victoria Ferguson, Emma R. Ferguson, Grace C. Ferguson, Madeline Victoria Ferguson, Josh Orach, Ruby, Trevor and Spencer Bartee; many beloved nieces and nephews; special devoted friends, Ewellette and David Thresher, Pat and Garfield McCarter, and caregiver, Jill Hill.
A Celebration of Life was held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 in McCammon-Ammons- Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Ballard officiating. The interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at McCammon- Ammons-Click Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1818, Memphis, TN 38101 or to New Providence Presbyterian Church, Bartlett Program, 703 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville, TN 37801.