Irene Penny Colyer, age 71, of Kingston

Irene Penny Colyer, age 71, of Kingston passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Roane Medical Center. She was born September 27, 1949 in Bloomington, Indiana. She retired from Walmart after 11 years, as a Department Manager. She enjoyed crafts and interior decorating. Preceded in death by her parents, Bob & Pat Johnson; sister, Sherry Johnson; brothers, Bobby & Mark Johnson.


Husband of 31 years Raymond Allen Colyer of Kingston

Children Angel Landon & husband, Keith Eglin of Kingston

Barry Dowdy & wife, Amy of Oak Ridge

Gary Dowdy & wife, Barb of Knoxville

Grandchildren Haley Landon, Tyler Dowdy, Bradley Dowdy

Brother Richard Johnson & wife, Fran of Connecticut

Sisters-in-law Christy Colyer of Kingston

Several extended family members and friends

Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced as soon as the information becomes available. Online register book can be signed at Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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