Irena R. Daniels

Irena R. Daniels, 91, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.

Born in Spring City on Nov. 11, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Rosa Kerley Roberts. Irena was a graduate of Spring City High School and worked as Assistant Librarian at Rhea County High School for many years. She was a member of Spring City Foursquare Church was involved with its many activities. Irena loved the Lord and her family. She enjoyed going to the beach and hunting for and collecting shark’s teeth!

Irena was preceded in death in 2018 by husband of 72 years, W.C. Daniels; and two brothers, Kenneth and Bobby Roberts.

Survivors include her sons, Larry Daniels, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Randall (Pam) Daniels, of Cleveland, Tenn.; sister, Mary Emma McCollister, of Spring City; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Spring City Memorial Gardens; where family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the services conducted by her son, Larry Daniels, and Rev. David Daniels.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Arrangements are by Vaughn Funeral Home. Share memories and condolences at