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Virgil Ervin Stringfield

January 7, 2022


Mr. Virgil “Ervin” Stringfield, age 87 of Knoxville  passed away on January 7, 2022 at the Windsor Gardens Assisted Living. He was born in the Gobey Community of Morgan County.

He served our country in the United States Army and retired after 21 years.

After his retirement he worked in security for many years and enjoyed fishing as a past-time.

He was a member of North Knoxville Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Stringfield, Sr.  and Armitta Adams Stringfield;

Three brothers, John, Allen and Maynard Stringfield and a baby sister.


He is survived by his loving wife, Syble Henry Stringfield of Knoxville;

Three sisters-in-law, Fluffy Purser and husband Dickie, Eunice Henry, and Pat Stringfield;

Brother-in-law, Winford Henry (Betty);

Good friend, Robert Hoskins;

And many very special nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.


A family graveside will be held at the East TN Veteran’s Cemetery, John Sevier Hwy. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 8:30 am.


To leave a note for Mr. Stringfield’s family or to share a memory, please sign the online guestbook at


January 13, 2022

8:30 AM
East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Covid Restrictions (Tennessee)

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