Charles “Chuck” Hurstle Hembree, age 67 of Sweetwater passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.  He was born December 5, 1953 in LaFollette, TN to the late William “Bill” and Dorothy Sue McCoy Hembree.  Chuck was a member of the Clear Branch Baptist Church in Lake City.  He enjoyed golfing, the lake, boating and fishing.  Chuck retired from DOE.


Wife                            Laury Hembree                                   Sweetwater

Sons                             Justin & Aimee Hembree                    Oak Ridge

                                    Eric Hembree                                      Sweetwater

Sister                           Barbara Settles & Ronnie                    Caryville

Brothers                      Ronnie Hembree & Pam                     Morristown

                                    Roger Hembree & Angie                     Lake City

                                    Michael Hembree                               Caryville

                                    Tommy Hembree                                Caryville

Mother-in-law             Sue McConkey                                    Knoxville

Brother-in-law            Jon McConkey & Carrie                      Knoxville

A Host of other Family & Friends



Clinch River Cemetery

Lake City, TN 37769

You can also view Chuck’s guestbook at

Hatmaker Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of the arrangements.