February 2, 2018
Date of Service: February 6, 2018
Interment Location: Garden of Devotion
Edith Williams, 86, of Elizabethton passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Hillview Health Center after a lengthy illness. She was a native of Carter County. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Kyle Williams, February 4, 2006, a grandson Walter Slagle, her parents Lionel and May Pierce Vandeventer, a sister Pearl Hilman and a brother Arlin Vandeventer. Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and always enjoyed helping her husband on the farm. She was a member of Biltmore Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters; Diana Hodge and her husband, Hugh, May Slagle and her husband, Walt, and Kay Rowland and her husband, Gordon; two grandsons Travis Rowland and his wife, Christy, Nathan Hodge and his fiancé Crystal Rowe and one granddaughter Charity Rowland Gunn; one great-grandson; Bryson Rowland; three great-granddaughters; Caitlyn and Breanna Gunn and Maggie Rowland. A brother, Floyd Vandeventer and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to thank the staff at Hillview Health Center for their care of our mom and also her brother Floyd Vandeventer and the ladies from Pleasant Beach Baptist Church who frequently visited with our mom.
Funeral services for Mrs. Williams will be conducted at 1 pm Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in the Chapel of Peace, Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Fowler officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1 pm.
Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be friends and family. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Harper and Tyler Hyder.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Mid-South Chapter, 2020 Meadowview PK, Suite 100, Kingsport, TN 37660.