Teresa Hope Cottrell Palazzolo, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away October 23, 2012 at UT Hospital surrounded by her family and she was still “Big, Bold and Beautiful”. She was formerly employed by American Cancer Society, American Lung Association and Nielsen Media Research. She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a very proud member of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band where she played saxophone. She was a lover of all creatures great and small.
Preceded in death by brothers, Alan Randolph Cottrell and Douglas Keith Cottrell, Jr.; parents, Thelma Robbins Cottrell and Keith Cottrell; and brother-in-law, Jim White.
Survived by loving husband, Joe Palazzolo, Knoxville; brother, Terry Cottrell, Plano, Texas; sisters, Gloria Cottrell, Knoxville, Carol Cottrell White, Knoxville; precious niece, Tiffani Nicole Cottrell (& Josh) Garnett of Middlesboro; sister-in-law, Cathy Davis Cottrell of Harrogate; sister-in-law, Helen (& George) Manolaras of Port St. Lucie, Florida; pets, Jazzybutt, Boomer, Billy, Busey, Ladybird and numerous cousins and friends.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 at Reece Funeral Home.
Interment will be at a later date and will be a private family burial.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to: Young-Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN , 37919.
Reece Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. 869 3651 or www.reecefh.com.