Family identifies Sevier County woman who died in house fire

SEVIER COUNTY (WATE) - The family of Lucille Gregory has confirmed she died in a house fire Friday night on Dixon Branch Road.

Lucille's son-in-law, Anthony Branham, told WATE 6 On Your Side reporter Madisen Keavy that her son Tommy Gregory was also injured in the house fire and was transported to UT Medical Center. He is listed in stable condition, according to the hospital.

"Her mother was the sweetest thing you've ever met, she was always good to everybody. She never met no strangers." said Anthony Branam, Lucille Gregory's son-in-law. 

Branam married Lucille's oldest daughter, Patricia or as he says, "Patsy." They were married for 46 1/2 years, but Branam says he rounds up to 57. 

"High school sweethearts. She passed.. she passed away back in June with breast cancer. Now, her mother died last night in that fire over there." said Branam. 

Branam says Lucille liked being active and working in her garden when she could. 

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office says an autopsy will be performed on Gregory to determine the cause of death.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's arson division is assisting in the investigation.

Trending Stories

Latest Local News

Video Center