Obituaries

Obituaries

Apr 2019

Name Date of Service
Martha Omega Collins 04/24/2019
Martha Omega Collins April 20, 2019 Date of Service: April 24, 2019 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Martha Omega Joines Collins, age 92, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at her home. Martha was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late B.A. Sr. and Effie Crawford Joines. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Collins; two grandchildren, Charles and Serena Carol; one sister, Alpha Tester; four brothers, Norman Joines, Elmo Joines, B.A. Joines Jr. and Haden Joines. Martha was a loving mother...
Kathleen D. Stewart 04/19/2019
Kathy D. Stewart April 15, 2019 Date of Service: April 19, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden   Kathy Stewart, age 67, of Jonesborough, Tennessee, formerly of Roan Mountain, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, April 15, 2019 from her residence. Kathy was born in Oliver Springs, Tennessee to the late Edward and Dora Ruth Daugherty. Kathy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and also a 34 year member of Roan Park Baptist Church. She had served as a teacher and librarian at Cloudland Elementary School...
Vada Buckles Moore 04/18/2019
Vada Buckles Moore April 15, 2019 Date of Service: April 18, 2019 Interment Location:  Sermon on the Mount   Vada Buckles Moore, age 85, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Hillview Health Center of Elizabethton. Vada was born in Carter County, Tennessee to the late Oscar and Jeannie Massengill Buckles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Gary Moore; one daughter, Donna Puckett; seven brothers, J.T. Buckles, Jack Buckles, Luther Buckles, Dewey Buckles, Bob Buckles, Thompkin Buckles and Conley Buckles; and one sister, Edna Parlier....
Helen V. Galloway 04/15/2019
Helen V. Galloway April 5, 2019 Date of Service: April 15, 2019 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith” II Tim. 4:7 Helen Galloway of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on April 5, 2019. She was born in Bluff City, Tennessee on September 16, 1932, daughter of the late Lawrence and Audrey Lee Smith. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Glover, Mrs. Orel (Irene) Lowrie, Mrs. Charles (Eva) Bartley, Mrs. Clarence (Mary) Stanfield, Mrs. James (Juanita) Riley, from Bluff City, Tennessee. She is...
Clara Kathleen Shook 04/15/2019
Clara Kathleen Shook April 10, 2019 Date of Service: April 15, 2019 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Clara Kathleen Shook, age 77, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Avery County, NC she moved to Elizabethton in 1979 from Columbus, GA. She was the daughter of the late Donald Jones and Ina Beulah Oaks Jones. Clara retired as a housekeeper from Colonial Hills Nursing Home and she had been a private caregiver. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She was a giving person who loved to do for others. She enjoyed...
Burton Charles Estep 04/14/2019
Burton Charles Estep April 10, 2019 Date of Service: April 14, 2019 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   Mr. Burton Charles Estep Born 4/7/1927 and Died on 4/10/2019. After his 92nd birthday, Mr. Burton Estep passed away peacefully in Nashville, TN on 4/10/19 at 6:19am.  A native of Carter County Tennessee, he was the son of the late Godfrey and Lora Richardson Estep. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Ruth Rash Estep, a twin sister, Helen Estep, a sister, Selma Swift, a brother Shade Estep, and many beloved friends and extended family. Mr. Estep served in the military, graduated...
Arvella Greenwell 04/14/2019
Arvella Greenwell April 11, 2019 Date of Service: April 14, 2019 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Arvella Harmon Greenwell was born on November 20, 1924 and died April 11, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sandy A. Greenwell, Jr., her parents, Cora Dugger and Wilburn R. Harmon and her stepfather, Frank B. Dugger. Surviving are her daughters, Deborah and husband, Terry Jones and Sharon and husband, Greg Vares; grandsons, Sandy and wife, Shannon and Derek Nave and Liahna Hope and Arvella Maria Nave. Also, a host of loving relatives and dear friends. Arvella’s priorities in life were simple....
John Richard Brown Jr. 04/13/2019
John Richard Brown, Jr. April 5, 2019 Date of Service: April 13, 2019 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   John Richard Brown, Jr., 98, of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away April 5, 2019. He was born on May 27, 1920 to the late John Richard Brown, Sr. and Odessa Hendrick Brown in Chattanooga, TN. John served in the Navy from 1937-1957 where he earned the rank of Chief Machinist’s Mate. He was a veteran of WWII and Korea. He was a member of American Legion Post 24. John resided in Johnson City, TN from 1957-2013. His civil career included Juvenile Court Probation Officer, and...
Juanita Taylor 04/12/2019
Juanita Taylor April 10, 2019 Date of Service: April 12, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden        Juanita Whitehead Taylor, 91, Elizabethton, passed from this life to her eternal life on April 10, 2019 following a lengthy illness. Juanita was born on November 14, 1927 to the late Frank Stuart & Jennie Morton Whitehead. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Fate Whitehead and an infant sister, Ethel. Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 68 years, Walter Taylor and daughters: Marlene (Richard) Good and Donna (Dan) Schumaier. Her Grandsons: John (Ketasha)...
Betty Lou Shirley 04/12/2019
Betty Lou Shirley April 8, 2019 Date of Service: April 12, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden        Betty Lou Hicks Shirley, 85, Elizabethton went home to be with her Lord Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Johnson City medical Center. Born December 3, 1933 in Johnson City to the late Joseph & Armitta Bowers Hicks. She came to Elizabethton at an early age to live with her Uncle & Aunt: Albert & Grace Hicks. She was a 1952 graduate of Elizabethton High School. Betty was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was active in the WMU serving as...
Linda Sue Kyte 04/10/2019
Linda Sue Kyte April 8, 2019 Date of Service: April 10, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Linda Sue Kyte, age 75, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Elizabethton to the late Carl Lester Hardin, Sr. and Nora Beatrice Wilson Hardin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Richard Kyte, Sr. Linda was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She has worked as a dietician. She attended Sims Hill Christian Church. Linda loved...
Jack Davidson 04/08/2019
Jack Davidson March 22, 2019 Date of Service: April 8, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Jack Davidson, age 61, of Athens, AL passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Hospice Family Cares in Huntsville, AL. He leaves behind two children, Adam Michael Davidson of Arlington, VA, Lauren Elizabeth Davidson of Madison WI; two siblings, James Davidson & wife Carolyn of Manchester, KY, Barbara Davidson of Jonesville, VA; three special friends, Bill, Greg, and Terese plus a host of family and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Lewis Davidson &...
Rosa Mae Jung 04/05/2019
Rosa Mae Jung April 1, 2019 Date of Service: April 5, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Rosa Mae Jung, age 91, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 1, 2019 from her residence. Rosa was born in Banner Elk, North Carolina to the late Dolphus and Lena Holden Harmon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond C. Jung; a son, Joseph Jung; three brothers, Roy Harmon, J.R. Harmon and Leroy Dolphus; and a sister, Sada Townsend. Rosa was a loving mother and was a member...
Jack Shook 04/05/2019
Jack Shook April 1, 2019 Date of Service: April 5, 2019 Interment Location:  Dogwood Section   2 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV) “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.  Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” Mr. Jack Shook, 81, Elizabethton, went to be with his heavenly father on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.  He was...

Mar 2019

Name Date of Service
Spencer David Nave Jr. 03/30/2019
Spencer David Nave, Jr. March 20, 2019 Date of Service: March 30, 2019 Interment Location:  Dogwood Section   Spencer David Nave, Jr., age 75, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away peacefully under the care of Hospice at Sycamore Shoals Hospital on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, with his devoted wife, Kay, by his side. Born on February 20th, 1944, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Spencer D. Nave, Jr. was the third child and first son of Spencer David Nave, Sr. and wife, Margaret P. Nave. Serving in the military and desiring to relocate his family to his hometown, Spencer, Sr. moved his young family to Elizabethton,...
Dallas Wayne Blevins 03/29/2019
Dallas Wayne Blevins March 24, 2019 Date of Service: March 29, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom        Dallas Wayne Blevins, 80, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Dominion Senior Living, Johnson City. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late John L. Blevins, Sr. & Martha Byers Blevins. He was a self-employed Auto Body Works. He had formerly attended Harmony Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: John L. Blevins, Jr and Earnest Blevins. Survivors include two children: Darrell Blevins, Elizabethton and Debbie Sharp, Kingsport.  ...
Buddy Joe Norris 03/29/2019
Buddy Joe Norris March 26, 2019 Date of Service: March 29, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of Paradise   Buddy Joe Norris, age 80, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from his residence. Buddy was born in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late Kenneth and Bessie Davis Norris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Ray Norris. Buddy retired from North Electric and was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Carter County Car Club, since its beginning and he was also a member...
Jeanne Gamble Hartley 03/28/2019
Jeanne Gamble Hartley March 24, 2019 Date of Service: March 28, 2019 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   Jeanne Gamble Hartley, age 78, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Jeanne was born in Kingsport, Tennessee to the late James C. Gamble and Dorothy Carathers Gamble. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Anne Barksdale; and one brother, Jim Gamble, Jr. Jeanne retired as an English teacher in Florida. She was a member of Borderview Christian Church, and as a minister’s wife she had...
Virginia Crawford 03/25/2019
Virginia Crawford March 20, 2019 Date of Service: March 25, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   “Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. Her children arise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” Proverbs 31:10 and 31:28 Virginia Nance Crawford of Elizabethton went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Virginia was born in Newland, North Carolina to her parents, Earl and Vondola Nance. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters....
Edwin Crawford Taylor 03/24/2019
Edwin Crawford Taylor March 20, 2019 Date of Service: March 24, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   A golden heart stopped beating; hard working hands at rest; it broke our hearts to see you go; God only takes the best. Edwin Crawford Taylor, age 85, life-long resident of Elizabethton, Tennessee passed peacefully into eternal life Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Hillview Health Center after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by parents, Crawford and Pearl Taylor; brother, Ronald Taylor; and a nephew, Eddie Wheeler. He is survived by his beloved sister, Peggy Taylor Dykes and brother-in-law Ron Dykes; a cousin,...
Ronnie Jones 03/22/2019
Ronnie Jones March 17, 2019 Date of Service: March 22, 2019 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   Ronnie Jones, age 64, of Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Ronnie was born in Michigan to the late Wanda Jean Howard Jones. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clarence and Maggie Howard, of the Hunter Community. Ronnie grew up in the Hunter First Baptist church, later he became a member of Riverview Baptist Church. He was a 1974 graduate of Unaka High School and...
Effie Mae Joines 03/22/2019
Effie Mae Joines March 19, 2019 Date of Service: March 22, 2019 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Effie Mae Joines, age 96, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie Walker Fair. Mrs. Joines was a charter member of Big Springs Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and working in her garden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Norman Hubert Joines in 2000; a granddaughter, Lisa Jean Forbes; four brothers, Dayton Fair,...
Loretta Brockwell 03/21/2019
Loretta Brockwell March 16, 2019 Date of Service: March 21, 2019 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Mrs. Loretta Carden Largent Brockwell, 83, of Elizabethton, TN went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Hermitage Health Center. She was the daughter of the late Croy and Lela Mae Carden and was born in Carter County, TN on April 16, 1935. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brockwell; a sister, Jean Beach, and brothers, Jackie Carden and Buddy Carden. Mrs. Brockwell retired from East Tennessee Undergarment as a...
Peggy Marie Martin Meredith 03/19/2019
Peggy Marie Martin Meredith March 16, 2019 Date of Service: March 19, 2019 Interment Location:  Crown Section   “I saw the cross before me, therefore my heart was glad.” Peggy Marie Martin Meredith, our “Tudie Mom and Toot”, most graciously touched the hands of family and friends in God’s presence peacefully at 5 o’clock on Saturday morning, March 16, 2019. The family she affectionately adored was at home with her. Peggy was raised in the faithful home of Jesse and Jessie Vera Templeton Martin, with sisters, Mary (Shepherd) and Elsie (Isaacs). She marched with the Betsy Band as a majorette, twirling fire...
Del Ray Whaley 03/09/2019
Del Whaley March 3, 2019 Date of Service: March 9, 2019 Interment Location:  Christus Garden        Del Whaley, 64, Elizabethton passed away Sunday March 3, 2019 at his residence.  Born October 31, 1954 in Johnson City to the late Dewey L. & Gracie Mae Couch Whaley.  He was a graduate of Unaka High School and East Tennessee State University with a degree in Business Management.  Del was a Pharmacy Tech with Wal Mart, Elizabethton.    He was a former TSSAA official.  He was a Non-Denominational Christian.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son Patrick Broach. Survivors...
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