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Alyssa LaShae 'Nitnii' Ridings

July 19, 1989 ~ December 4, 2020 (age 31)

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Alyssa LaShae “Nitnii” Ridings, age 31, of Maryville, died Friday, December 4, 2020. 

Alyssa was a caring and loving girl with a heart of gold.  She loved her family , friends, and had a special calling for animals; currently going to school to be a vet tech. 

She was preceded in death by her sister, Ashly Ridings; brother, Scott Ogle; grandmothers, Gladys Oliver Burns, Naomi Gray.

Survivors include her children, Gabriel Joseph  and Naomi Grayce Funkhouser; mother, Julia Gray (James) Hillman;  father, Jerry D. (Lorie) Ridings; brothers, Mason Storm Kidd, Connor Hillman; sister, Jada Hilman; fiancé, Eric Funkhouser; uncles, Dan (Betta) Gribble, Joe (Cindy) Gray, Franklin D. Gray, Cindy Hartsell; nephew, Ashton Scott Hillman; nieces, Stormii, Gail, & Bella.

Funeral ceremony will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 12, 2020 in the Dotson Wildwood Chapel with Mr. ira officiating.  Interment will follow in Morganton Acres Church of God Cemetery.  Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be in place.  Arrangements entrusted to Dotson Funeral Home, 4838 Wildwood Road, Wildwood.   (865-984-5959)  Online Book of Memories –

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December 11, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dotson Funeral Home
4838 Wildwood Road
Maryville, TN 37804

Funeral Service
December 12, 2020

2:00 PM
Dotson Funeral Home
4838 Wildwood Road
Maryville, TN 37804

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