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Constance Gorghis

March 8, 1949 — November 30, 2023



Constance Lynn Evans Gorghis, known affectionately as Connie to the many that knew and loved her, entered into Heaven on Thursday, November 30, 2023 after a brief, but courageous battle with gastric cancer. Connie grew up in Knoxville and worked many years as an LPN, providing devoted and loving care to every patient she met. She also had a tremendous green thumb and her home was surrounded by the wonderful plants and flowers she loved so much. Connie was preceded in death by her parents James L. Evans and Pauline Evans and siblings; Louise Brewer, David L. Evans, and Gail Blakely. She is survived by daughter, Kristina Gorghis Lusby (Kevin); son, John Evan Gorghis and sister, Jamie Strickland (Jim), and her beloved pup, Shorty; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews, extended family and special friends. The family would like to send their heartfelt gratitude for the excellent care that Connie received at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. The clinical teams and staff on the 8th floor oncology unit, the 9th floor transitional care unit and the medical ICU made her difficult days much brighter. A receiving of friends of will be held Sunday, December 10, 2023, from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel; 2829 Rennoc Rd, Knoxville, TN 37918 In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Young-Williams Animal Center in Connie’s memory. Online condolences may be expressed at

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