Shawn Molloy

Nov. 30, 1948-Jan. 8, 2024


Sevierville, Tennessee, resident and Warren County, Tennessee, native Shawn Molloy, 75, was born Nov. 30, 1948, and died Jan. 8, 2024, at University of Tennessee Medical Center, in Knoxville, Tennessee, following a brief illness.

A retired optometrist and a member of Great Smoky Mountains Church of Christ, he was the son of Brents Edward Craig and Geraldene Valdera Sapp Molloy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda June Molloy; maternal grandparents, Floyd and Irene "Big Momma" Sapp; paternal grandparents, James Logan and Alfreda "Mammie" Molloy; and father-in-law, Buford and Lola Mae Bonner.

Dr. Molloy was married to Darlene Bonner Molloy, of Sevierville, Tennessee, on Aug. 1, 1970. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Meshon (Kevin) Crateau, of Knoxville, Jessica (Jeremy) Striz, of Fort Mill, South Carolina; son, Dr. Seth Shawn (Brittany) Molloy, of Lexington, South Carolina; grandchildren, Madison Crateau, Sage Striz, Kennedy Crateau, Pierce Striz, Logan Crateau, Charlotte Molloy, Jaxon Molloy; brother, Kevin (Debbie) Molloy, of Murfreesboro; and special nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was 1 p.m., Jan. 13, 2024, at High Funeral Home Chapel, in McMinnville. Dr. Seth Shawn Molloy, Rod Amburn, Johnny Newby, Kevin Molloy, Ben Gardenhire, and Johnny Phillips officiated. Burial followed at Stroud Cemetery, in Warren County, Tennessee.

Memorial contributions may be made to Warren County Meals on Wheels.

High Funeral Home, in McMinnville was in charge of arrangements.