Obituaries

Obituaries

Sep 2018

Name Date of Service
Goldia W. Scott 09/22/2018
Goldia W. Scott September 17, 2018 Date of Service: September 22, 2018 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Addition   Psalms 118-24 This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Goldia Marie Ward Scott, 78, Elizabethton went to be with her Lord Monday, September 17, 2018 at Signature Health Center. A native of Mountain City, she was a daughter of the late Nathan D. Ward, Sr. & Sarah Tester Ward. She was a graduate of Johnson County High School and East Tennessee State College. She had lived in Elizabethton most of her life....
Bill Tommy Joe Gross 09/21/2018
Bill "Tommy Joe" Gross September 17, 2018 Date of Service: September 21, 2018 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Bill “Tommy Joe” Gross , 47, of Johnson City, went to be with the Lord Monday, September 17, 2018, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was a native of Johnson City and a son of Mary Metcalf and Stepfather, Rick Metcalf. Tom was a devoted son, husband and father. He was of the Christian faith and was preceded in death by grandparents, Ralph and Celia Heatherly and Joel and Aline Gross and an uncle, Ralph Heatherly Jr. In addition to his mother...
Paula M. Rogers 09/19/2018
Paula M. Rogers September 9, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise    
Jimmie C. Bowling 09/19/2018
Jimmie C. Bowling September 14, 2018 Date of Service: September 19, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Mr. Jimmie Carl Bowling, age 71, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at his residence. A native of Elizabethton, he was the son of the late Bill and Anna Mae Luttrell Bowling. Mr. Bowling received his Bachelor’s Degree from E.T.S.U. and was a computer technician. He served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He was stationed in Hawaii while in the military and was on the set of the popular war movie, “Tora – Tora...
Lewis LaGrand Jr. 09/17/2018
Lewis LaGrand, Jr. September 13, 2018 Date of Service: September 17, 2018 Interment Location: Southview Section   Lewis LaGrand, Jr., age 86, of Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Hillview Health Care Center surrounded by his family. Lewis was born in Banner Elk, North Carolina to the late Lewis T. LaGrand, Sr. and Susan K. Williams LaGrand. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Raymond Carden. Lewis worked at Walmart, in many capacities, for 41 years and was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church. He attended ETSU...
Kathryn Jane Dugger-Edwards 09/17/2018
Kathryn Jane Dugger-Edwards September 14, 2018 Date of Service: September 17, 2018 Interment Location: Crown Section   Kathryn Jane Dugger-Edwards, age 58, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2018 at the Johnson City Medical Center, following a brief illness. Kathryn was born in Johnson City, Tennessee to Jane Hensley Dugger, of Elizabethton and the late George Dugger, Jr. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her previous husband, John Mack; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Dugger Sr.; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Opie Hensley; and two cousins, Mike Fouts and Brenda...
Mack Lyons 09/16/2018
Mack Lyons September 13, 2018 Date of Service: September 16, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Mack R. Lyons, 76, born May 28, 1942 in Elizabethton, TN died September 12, 2018 at Vanderbilt, Medical Center in Nashville after an extended illness.  He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence “C.A.” “Jack” Lyons and Elizabeth Greer Lyons, and a nephew, Flynn Cole. He is survived by his wife Patsy Whitlock Lyons (who cared very patiently for me during my illness), son: Richard “Dickie” Lyons (Rachel), daughters: Julie Shook (John) and Lori Wilson (Mike), grandsons:  David Lyons (Bri), Seth Lyons, Stephen Wilson,...
Harold Lingerfelt 09/16/2018
Harold Lingerfelt September 11, 2018 Date of Service: September 16, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Harold Lingerfelt, age 91, of 680 Fox Meadow Road, Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from Franklin Woods Community Hospital following an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Elizabethton. Harold was the son of the late Jacob Lee and Viola Bacon Lingerfelt. Harold was above all else a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a devout Christian and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Elizabethton where he had served as a deaf interpreter,...
Mary Ella Machen Johnson 09/13/2018
Mary Ella Machen Johnson September 6, 2018 Date of Service: September 13, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Mary Ella Machen Johnson was born in Elizabethton, TN on December 6, 1948.  She was the oldest daughter of the late Rev. M. D. Machen and Ola Mae Green Machen. Mrs. Johnson attended Douglas High School and graduated from Elizabethton High School, with honors in 1966.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from St. Augustine’s College, Raleigh NC in 1970.  She graduated with honors, magna cum laude.  She was a member of Alpha Kappa Mu and Phi Kappa Alpha Honor Societies....
Sarah Robinson Murray 09/12/2018
Sarah Robinson Murray September 7, 2018 Date of Service: September 12, 2018 Interment Location: Southview Section   Sarah Robinson Murray died on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Cornerstone Village after a lengthy period of declining health. She was born January 22, 1931 in Yancy County, North Carolina the youngest child of the late John Manasseh Robinson and Lula Thomas Robinson. Three siblings, Horace, Clara and Howard died in infancy. She was the last survivor of the siblings who reached adulthood: Arlen Cox, Guy Robinson, Alma Robinson Harris, Geneva Robinson Clark McGinnis, Floyd Robinson, Margie Robinson Elliott and Olis Robinson. Her mother died...
Paul T. Manning 09/11/2018
Dora K. White September 7, 2018 Date of Service: September 11, 2018 Interment Location: Masonic Garden   Dora Kerley White, Elizabethton  passed away in a most peaceful manner on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the age of 96 years and one week at Sycamore Springs Senior Living Community.  Mrs. White was born on August 31, 1922, in Moorcroft, Wyoming, where her parents, Elster Leroy Kerley and Bina Miller Kerley, were homesteading.  The family returned to the mountains of North Carolina where Dora was raised along with her three brothers and four sisters:  Dallas, Dillard, Don, Doris, Delma, Dola Patricia, and Delores, all...
Paul T. Manning 09/09/2018
Paul T. Manning September 5, 2018 Date of Service: September 9, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Mr. Paul T Manning, age 94, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in the V.A. Medical Center Hospice. A native of Elizabethton, he was the son of the late Samuel and Nola Colbaugh Manning. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served over twenty years in the military as a military policeman. Mr. Manning was a member of First Christian Church, Elizabethton where he formerly served as deacon. His last service project for his Church...
Ronald Edwards 09/08/2018
Ronald Edwards September 4, 2018 Date of Service: September 9, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Reverend Ronald G. Edwards, age 80, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, following a long and courageous battle with bone marrow cancer, on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the VA Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Carter County and was a son of the late Lee Nathaniel and Maudell Flanary Edwards. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-seven years, E. Lorraine Whitehead Edwards, whom he married on November 15, 1959, in...
Eleanor Rae Hampton 09/08/2018
Eleanor Rae Hampton September 2, 2018 Date of Service: September 8, 2018 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Eleanor Rae (Hansford) Hampton, a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, entered her eternal home on September 2, 2018. She was born on February 9, 1935 in Elizabethton, TN to the late Ray and Nora Elizabeth (Long) Hansford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stuart Hampton; a son, Michael Hampton; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard Earl and Judy Hansford; a grandson, Jacob Hampton; and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Peter W. Hampton and Margaret Hampton. She...
Lavelle Gourley Fair 09/06/2018
Lavelle Gourley Fair September 2, 2018 Date of Service: September 6, 2018 Interment Location: Laurels Section          Lavelle Hopson Gourley Fair, 90, Blaine Tennessee formerly of Elizabethton passed away Sunday September 2, 2018 in the RidgeView Terrace of Life Care, Rutledge, Tenn...  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Walter E. & Elsie Pleasant Hopson.  She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended Carson-Newman College.  She was a homemaker.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Rev. Lewis Gourley  a Baptist Minister who passed away August...
Betty Lou Oliver 09/05/2018
Betty Lou Oliver August 31, 2018 Date of Service: September 5, 2018 Interment Location: Southview Section        Betty Lou Fulton Oliver, 79, Elizabethton, gained her Angel wings Friday, August 31, 2018   in the Signature Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph & Mae Campbell Fulton. She was retired from the Elizabethton City School System as a cook. Mrs. Oliver was a member of the Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Oliver, a daughter who...
Blaine Hartley 09/04/2018
Blaine Hartley August 31, 2018 Date of Service: September 4, 2018 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Blaine Hartley, age 100, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. He was a son of the late Letcher Ruben and Virdie Fletcher Hartley and was born in Butler, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cora June Pleasant Hartley; his oldest son, Blaine Edward Hartley, two sisters, Florence Hartley and Beatrice Baines Ketchem; a brother, Jonathan Hartley; a sister-in-law, Betty Jo Hartley; and three brothers-in-law, Herman Howard,...
Brenda Gail Emmert Crowe 09/01/2018
Brenda Gail Emmert Crowe August 31, 2018 Date of Service: September 2, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise   Brenda Gail Emmert Crowe, age70, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 31, 2018 from Signature Health Care of Elizabethton. Brenda was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee to the late Arnold and Lulean Dolan Emmert. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Randy Crowe, in December 2017; an infant daughter; and one brother Roy Emmert. Brenda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She was a...
Bill Whisnant 09/01/2018
Bill Whisnant August 29, 2018 Date of Service: September 1, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise   Bill Whisnant, age 63, of the Dennis Cove Community in Hampton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord following a brief illness on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Bill was born in Carter County to the late William Vance Whisnant, Sr. and Ruby Lee Johnson Whisnant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jani Starr Whisnant and Sue Calhoun. Bill was a United States Air Force veteran, having served in the Vietnam Era...

Aug 2018

Name Date of Service
Sherry Lynn Jones 08/25/2018
Sherry Lynn Jones August 21, 2018 Date of Service: August 25, 2018 Interment Location: Dogwood Section   Sherry Lynn Jones, 67, of Johnson City, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Kingsport, daughter of the late Paul Bentley and Iris Moore Koone. Sherry devoted her life to nursing, beginning classes as soon as she was out of highschool. She graduated ETSU as an RN, taking care of Washington County for more than forty years. She became the first woman to be named an officer of the Johnson City Rescue Squad in 1985, when she was appointed...
Sarah M. Shook 08/25/2018
Sarah M. Shook August 29, 2018 Date of Service: September 1, 2018 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Sarah M. Shook, age 100, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the Hillview Health Care Center. She was a daughter of the late William Roscoe and Annie Ogden Shook. Miss Shook was born in Canton, NC and moved to Elizabethton with her family at an early age. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Ogden Shook on April 6, 1972, William R. Shook on July 8, 1980, Dr. Burton Shook on April 10, 1983; a...
Johnnie Mae Rose 08/25/2018
Johnnie Mae Rose August 15, 2018 Date of Service: August 25, 2018 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Johnnie Mae Ogle Rose, of Knoxville, TN and formerly of Kingsport and Elizabethton, TN, passed away peacefully at home on August 15, 2018 at the age of 86. Johnnie Mae was born to Frederick E. and Stella Parsons Ogle in Elizabethton and resided there until her graduation from Elizabethton High School in 1949. She obtained her B.S. Degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry from Tennessee Tech University in 1953. In 1961, she moved to Kingsport, where she and her husband of over 30 years,...
James Marshall "Jim" Vaughn Sr. 08/23/2018
James Marshall "Jim" Vaughn, Sr. August 19, 2018 Date of Service: August 23, 2018 Interment Location: Dogwood Section   Mr. James M. “Jim” Vaughn, Sr., age 75, of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his home. He was a son of the late Melvin Marshall Vaughn and Laura Walker Vaughn and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lois Smith and a great-grandson, Timothy James Vaughn. Mr. Vaughn was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was retired from Wellmont Health System, and was an active...
Dorothy Sarter Whitaker 08/23/2018
Dorothy Sarter Whitaker August 20, 2018 Date of Service: August 23, 2018 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Mrs. Dorothy Sarter Whitaker, age 95, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord, on Monday, August 20, 2018, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home. She was a daughter of the late George and Risie Drain Charlton and was born in Greeneville, TN. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Hyman Sarter, her second husband, Donald Whitaker and four siblings. Mrs. Whitaker was a homemaker. She loved to sew and cook and was a member of Grace...
Charles "Julian" Bailey 08/23/2018
Charles "Julian" Bailey August 19, 2018 Date of Service: August 23, 2018 Interment Location: Southview Section   Charles “Julian” Bailey, age 80, of Elizabethton, TN went to be with his Lord on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Born in Elizabethton, TN he was the son of the late George Pierce Bailey and Alice Elizabeth Dugger Bailey. He retired as a Supervisor from Inland Container after forty-five years of service. Mr. Bailey was a member of Southside Christian Church and he served in the U. S. National Guard for eighteen years. He enjoyed fishing and playing golf. In addition...
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