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Bobby Gene Grindstaff

Bobby Gene Grindstaff September 11, 2017 Date of Service: September 15, 2017 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Psalms 49: 15 But God Will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Se’lah. Bobby Gene Grindstaff, 73, Elizabethton went home to be with his Lord and Savior […]

Jerry Hinkle

December 22, 2013 Date of Service: December 24, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom     Jerry Wayne Hinkle, 67, Elizabethton passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Taylor “Ted” & Carolyn Grindstaff […]

Bob Treadway

December 19, 2013 Date of Service: December 23, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section   Mr. Bob J. Treadway, age 78, of Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 19, 2013, from the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.  Mr. Treadway was born in Washington County, Tennessee, to the […]

Roy Oscar Brown

December 20, 2013 Date of Service: December 22, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Roy Oscar Brown, 92, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, December 20, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Washington County, he was a son of the late Allen and Mae Fox Brown. He had lived in Carter County for […]

Matthew Jerome Russell

December 13, 2013 Date of Service: December 17, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Matthew Jerome Russell, age 43, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord Friday, December 13, 2013, at his residence, following an extended illness. Matthew was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Paul Hilman, and his […]

Lois Ellen Townsend

December 12, 2013 Date of Service: December 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Lois Ellen Townsend, 93, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, December 12, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Townsend was a Carter County native and was born September 25, 1920. to the late Ira and Lola […]

Dora D. Holly

December 11, 2013 Date of Service: December 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Dora D. Holly, 96, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at the Christian Care Center of Johnson City, following an extended illness. Dora was born in Zionsville, N.C., to the late Lee and Verna Cornett […]

Dixie Norris

December 8, 2013 Date of Service: December 13, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount   Dixie D. Ward Norris, 87, Elizabethton  passed thru the Heavenly Portals on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton. She was the daughter of the Late N.D. and Sarah Tester Ward. She was preceded  in death […]

Betty Jenelle Lewis

November 30, 2013 Date of Service: December 7, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Betty Jenelle Lewis, 47, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at her residence, following an extended illness. Ms. Lewis was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Wayne and Ruth Williams Lewis. In […]

Lindon E. Hamrick, Jr.

December 4, 2013 Date of Service: December 7, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section

Betty Ann Morton

December 3, 2013 Date of Service: December 7, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Betty Ann Morton, 71, Roan Mountain, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Welch, W.Va., a daughter of the late James and Georgia Marie Buchanan Brown. Betty had lived most […]

Charles R. “Dick” Peters

December 4, 2013 Date of Service: December 6, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Charles Ray “Dick” Peters, 83, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Gordon and Jennie Morrell Peters. He was a retired employee of […]

Janice Sartain

November 25, 2013 Date of Service: November 30, 2013 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Mrs. Janice M. Sartain, age 71, of Johnson City, TN, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Ray […]

Dr. Jerry Holt

November 27, 2013 Date of Service: November 30, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section   Dr. Jerry Dale Holt, 78, of Johnson City, passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in the Christian Care Center of Johnson City, following an extended illness. Dr. Holt was a native of Carter County and a son of the late […]

Phyllis A. “Patti” Nave

November 23, 2013 Date of Service: November 25, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section   Phyllis Ann “Patti” Nave, 68, Elizabethton went home to be with her Lord, Saturday, November 23, 2013 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Fred D. and Florence Holly Fletcher. […]

James E. Crow, Jr.

November 1, 2011 Date of Service: November 25, 2013 Interment Location: Laurels Section

Bill Davis

November 20, 2013 Date of Service: November 24, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Bill Davis, 87, Hampton, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013, in the Hillview Health Center. He was born in Johnson City but lived  his entire life in Carter County. He was a son of the late David H. and Margaret […]

Roy Ingram

November 19, 2013 Date of Service: November 23, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Roy Ingram 81, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Roan Mountain, he was a son of the late Dayton and Nettie Mae Largent Ingram. He was a member […]

Samantha Josephine Barnaby

November 14, 2013 Date of Service: November 23, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   Samantha Josephine Barnaby, of Chester, Virginia, age twenty-nine lost her earthly life on November 14, 2013, tragically in an automobile accident while visiting Butte, Montana. Samantha’s parents are Cathy and Stephen Joseph Barnaby, of Elizabethton, Tennessee. In addition to her […]

Paul Pless

November 18, 2013 Date of Service: November 21, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   Paul H. Pless, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2013, at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Pless was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Charlie Lee Pless and Rhoda Dalton […]

Mary Ada Simerly McKinney

November 16, 2013 Date of Service: November 19, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Mary Ada Simerly McKinney, 89, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Earnest and Dolly Casey Simerly. Mrs. […]

Louise S. Trammell

November 11, 2013 Date of Service: November 16, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Louise Stover Trammell, 85, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013, at her home. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Helen Taylor Stover. In addition to her parents, she was […]

Mina Hagie

November 12, 2013 Date of Service: November 16, 2013 Memorial Location: Masonic Section   Mina Hicks Hagie, age 97, of Elizabethton, TN, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Pine Ridge Care Center after a lengthy illness. A native of Avery County, NC, she had lived in Carter County, TN, […]

Blanche Guy Perkins

November 12, 2013 Date of Service: November 15, 2013 Memorial Location: Christus Garden Blanche Guy Perkins, 130 Perkins Road, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Guy […]

Betty Irene Williams

November 10, 2013 Date of Service: November 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   You cannot see beyond this life But this you know … I loved you so Never doubt that I am with you still! For love does not die with the body And nothing in Heaven or on earth Can keep […]

Norman Proffitt

November 11, 2013 Date of Service: November 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Norman Leon Proffitt, 69, of Johnson City, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was born in Watauga, Tennessee, to the late Lawrence “Red” Proffitt and Cornail O’Quinn Proffitt, of […]

Robert Edwin “Bob” Cornett

November 11, 2013 Date of Service: November 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise   Robert Edwin “Bob” Cornett, 58, Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord Monday, November 11, 2013, at his residence. A native of Abingdon, Virginia, he had lived in Elizabethton most of his life. He was a graduate of Elizabethton […]

Alan Lee Hubatka

November 6, 2013 Date of Service: November 13, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Alan Lee Hubatka, 81, of Cary, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Hospice of Wake County. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home Chapel, 200 S.E. Maynard Rd., Cary, […]

Betty Lou Hathaway Day

November 7, 2013 Date of Service: November 13, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Mrs. Betty Lou Hathaway Day, 80, of Elizabethton passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. A native of Elizabethton, she was the daughter of the late Harry Carriger Hathaway and Sarah Emily […]

Rosa Malone Cross

November 12, 2013 Date of Service: November 13, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section Rosa Malone Cross, 63, of Elizabethton passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Mrs. Cross was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late George Taylor and Mary Frances Foster Crumley. In addition […]

Dewey Renfro

November 7, 2013 Date of Service: November 12, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Mr. Dewey G. “Dubie” Renfro, 61, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at his home. He was born in Carter County and was the son of the late Earl D. and Ellen Bradshaw Renfro. In addition to […]

Ray Lyons

November 6, 2013 Date of Service: November 9, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden   2nd Timothy 4:7 — I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith … Ray Lyons, born on July 8, 1925, went to be with Jesus November 6, 2013, at 3:10 a.m. He was […]

Clyde E. Ashworth

November 6, 2013 Date of Service: November 8, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Clyde Elbert Ashworth departed this life on November 6, 2013 at the age of 91.  He was born in Coeburn, Va., on January 16, 1922.  He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas Canady Ashworth and Maude Tate Ashworth, brother, Eckle […]

Joann H. Taylor

November 2, 2013 Date of Service: November 6, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Addition   Joann Taylor, 75, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from the Johnson City Medical Center.  Mrs. Taylor was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Conley […]

Paula M. Wiseman

November 1, 2013 Date of Service: November 5, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Garden   Paula M. Wiseman, 61, Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 1, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was a Carter County native. Paula was a 1970 graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. She was a […]

Melissa Gail Potter Griffin

October 27, 2013 Date of Service: November 1, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section   Melissa Gail Potter Griffin, 43, Garden Road, Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at her residence. Melissa was born in Quantico, Virginia, to Linda Lou Brewer Potter, of Elizabethton, and the late Richard Lee Potter. Mrs. Griffin was employed […]

Michael Patrick Griffin

October 27, 2013 Date of Service: November 1, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section   Michael Patrick Griffin, 49, of Garden Road, Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Griffin was a son of the late William Patrick and Jacqueline Marie Babin Cutress. In addition to his parents, he was preceded […]

Zula Baird

October 28, 2013 Date of Service: November 1, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Zula E. Baird, 81, of Elizabethton, was escorted home by the Angels to be in the presence of the Lord on Monday, October 28, 2013, from Roan Highlands Nursing Home following an extended illness. Heaven is now brighter because of […]

William “Billy” Forbes

October 26, 2013 Date of Service: October 30, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   William “Billy” Forbes, 80, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Heavenly Father Saturday, October 26, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center surrounded by his devoted family. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late […]

Helen “Mitzi” Toney

October 25, 2013 Date of Service: October 29, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Mrs. Helen “Mitzi” Toney, age 62, 134 Pinnacle Drive, Elizabethton, TN, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, October 25, 2013. A native of Washington County, TN, she was the daughter of the late John Jackson and Lethia Birchfield Cable. […]

Lucille Scott

October 25, 2013 Date of Service: October 28, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Sermon on the Mount   Mrs. Lucille Scott, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Boone, NC, she was the daughter of the late Walter L. and Hazel […]

Jack Lipford

October 24, 2013 Date of Service: October 26, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section   Jack Lipford, 70, of Johnson City, passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center following an extended illness. Jack was a native of Carter County and was a son of […]

Joyce Broome

October 22, 2013 Date of Service: October 26, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Joyce Broome, 73, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at her residence, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. Joyce was born in Valley Forge on January 13, 1940, to the late Carl and Alida […]

Robin Grindstaff

September 7, 2013 Date of Service: October 26, 2013 Interment Location: Columbarium of Peace   I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done. I’d like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, of happy times and laughing times […]

Viola Massey Joines

October 24, 2013 Date of Service: October 25, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Viola Massey Joines, 86, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Joines was a native of Carter County and […]

Clyde Cates

October 22, 2013 Date of Service: October 25, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section   Clyde Cates, 97, Hampton, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late J.R. & Mattie Hyder Cates of Tiger Valley. […]

Jean Sholes Brooks

October 13, 2013 Date of Service: October 18, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Jean Sholes Brooks, 86, of Maryville, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Brooks was born in Winston-Salem, N.C., to the late Dillard M. Sholes Sr. and Elizabeth Bragg Sholes. In addition […]

Renee Burchfield

October 13, 2013 Date of Service: October 17, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Renee Scott Burchfield, 46, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013 at her residence. She was a Bristol, Virginia native. Renee was a 1985 graduate of Happy Valley High School. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in December of 1999 and a Master’s […]

James Ronald “Jim” Tuelle

October 12, 2013 Date of Service: October 15, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section James Ronald “Jim” Tuelle, 76, Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 12, 2013 in the Community Living Center, James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Marion, Virginia, he was a son of the late James Tuelle […]

Lou Howell

October 10, 2013 Date of Service: October 13, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Lou Howell, 97, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Dan […]

Peggy Ornduff

October 8, 2013 Date of Service: October 12, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Peggy J. Ornduff, 81, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, in the Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Frank Lee and Gladys Gentry Ornduff. […]

Diane Lynn DeLoach

October 2, 2013 Date of Service: October 7, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Diane Lynn DeLoach, 58, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at her residence with her family by her side. She was a native of Richwood, West Virginia, and had lived in Elizabethton for the […]

Paul Casey

October 4, 2013 Date of Service: October 7, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Paul Casey, 53, 132 Charles Smith Road, Watauga, TN, passed away on October 4, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center from complications of diabetes.  He had lived most of his life in Carter County and graduated from Hampton High School. Mr. Casey was […]

Andrew Johnson Grindstaff

October 4, 2013 Date of Service: October 7, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Garden    

Helen L. Proffitt

October 2, 2013 Date of Service: October 5, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Helen L. Proffitt, age 82, of Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at NHC Healthcare following a lengthy illness.  A native of Washington County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Fred L. and Clara Richards Proffitt. Mrs. Proffitt […]

Nora Kay Welch

September 28, 2013 Date of Service: October 1, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden 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 […]

Virgie Lovelace Taylor

September 28, 2013 Date of Service: October 1, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion Virgie Lovelace Taylor, 89, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Tennessee and Mollie Hardin Lovelace. Mrs. Taylor retired after 39 years of service […]

Kenneth L. Deloach

September 24, 2013 Date of Service: September 28, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Kenneth Loyd Deloach, 82, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Charles and Bonnie Odom Deloach. He […]

Paul W. Taylor

September 25, 2013 Date of Service: September 27, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Paul W. Taylor, 90, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Robert and Lizzie Grindstaff Taylor. In addition to his […]

Jack H. Cannon

September 23, 2013 Date of Service: September 26, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Jack H. Cannon, 89, died on Monday, September 23, 2013, at Hermitage Health Center, Elizabethton. Mr. Cannon, a son of the late Lessie H. and Florine Smalling Cannon, was a lifelong resident of Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was […]

George Greene, Jr.

September 21, 2013 Date of Service: September 25, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom George Greene, Jr., age 87, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. He was born in Benton, KY, a son of the late George D. and Dona Linkes Greene. In addition […]

Ruble Lynn Nave Campbell

September 20, 2013 Date of Service: September 24, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Ruble Lynn Nave Campbell, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late James Orville and Dorcas Byers Nave. She was a 1946 graduate […]

Martha Inalee Birchfield DePue

September 19, 2013 Date of Service: September 24, 2013 Interment Location: Columbarium of Peace Martha Inalee Birchfield DePue, 82, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Gertrude Whitehead Birchfield. She was a graduate of Hampton High School. Martha […]

Bonnie Claudette Bouffard

September 17, 2013 Date of Service: September 24, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount

John W. Depew

September 17, 2013 Date of Service: September 21, 2013 Interment Location: Laurels Section John W. Depew, 90, of Johnson City, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at his residence. He was a Carter County native and a son of the late Roy B. Depew Sr. and Mable Buck Depew. He was preceded in death by […]

Margaret Stephens Manning

September 18, 2013 Date of Service: September 21, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Mrs. Margaret Stephens Manning, age 91, of Elizabethton, TN, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late William Warren (W.W.) and Celia […]

Kenneth Eugene “Gene” Simmons

September 21, 2013 Date of Service: September 25, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Kenneth Eugene “Gene” Simmons, of Kingsport, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 21, 2013. A native of Elizabethton, he graduated from Elizabethton High School and later from ETSU with his Master’s in Chemistry. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. […]

Judy Kaye Franklin

September 14, 2013 Date of Service: September 17, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Judy Kaye Franklin, 73, formerly of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the Center on Aging and Health, Erwin, Tenn., following an extended illness. A native of Elizabethton, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late […]

Donatilde Bandarra

September 11, 2013 Date of Service: September 14, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Donatilde “DonnaT” Bandarra, 80, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Bandarra was born in St. Miguel, Azores in Portugal to the late Antonio P. and Mary Costa. Mrs. Bandarra had worked as a food […]

Dallas “Rabbit” White

September 9, 2013 Date of Service: September 13, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Dallas “Rabbit” White, 71, of Johnson City, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Carter County, the oldest son of Chalmer and Hazel Garland White. Mr. White retired from Eastman […]

Deborah C. Pierce

September 6, 2013 Date of Service: September 11, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Deborah C. “Debbie” Pierce, 56, Piney Flats, entered into rest, Friday, September 6, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. She was a native of Elizabethton and had lived in Roanoke, Virginia, for a number of years before returning to the […]

Ruth Glover

September 7, 2013 Date of Service: September 11, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Ruth Rogers Glover, 81, Elizabethton passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Mary Elizabeth Hodge Rogers. She had […]

Stacy Scott Sams

September 7, 2013 Date of Service: September 10, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Stacy Scott Sams, 45, 714 Fairway Drive, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord peacefully Saturday morning, September 7, 2013. He was a Carter County native. Stacy was a 1986 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was a 1990 graduate of […]

Jack Hilton

September 2, 2013 Date of Service: September 4, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Jack Allen Hilton, 83, Elizabethton passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Annie Mae Bradley Hilton. He was a 1949 graduate […]

Tina Sheree Estep Whitehead

August 28, 2013 Date of Service: August 31, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer Tina Sheree Estep Whitehead, 55, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at her residence. She was a native of Elizabethton and the daughter of Peggy N. Lingerfelt Palmer and the late Jack C. Estep. In addition to her […]

Tommy R. Isaacs

August 27, 2013 Date of Service: August 29, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Mr. Tommy R. Isaacs, age 71, of Watauga, TN, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Charles Weston and Emma Lou Phipps Isaacs. […]

Walter “Lee” McKinney

August 23, 2013 Date of Service: August 27, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Walter “Lee” McKinney, 81, of Roan Mountain, entered into rest on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Roan Highlands Nursing Center following a brief illness.   He was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ralph L. and Myrtle […]

Rose Welch

August 23, 2013 Date of Service: August 27, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion Mrs. Rose M. Welch, age 98, began singing in the Heavenly choir on Friday, August 23, 2013.  Our angel is finally at rest with her precious Jesus and family.  She was met at the crossing by all her loved ones who […]

William “Willie” Church

August 20, 2013 Date of Service: August 24, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section   William “Willie” Edmond Church, 64, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord and family on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, from the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Elizabethton, TN, to the late Turner and Dalphna Brown Church. […]

Patsy J. Ellis

August 18, 2013 Date of Service: August 22, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Patsy J. Ellis, 71, of Johnson City, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was born in Washington County, TN, to the late Alva “Nappy” Freeman and […]

Leroy C. Johnson

August 13, 2013 Date of Service: August 17, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Leroy C. Johnson, 75, Elizabethton passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Virginia Johnson. He was a 1956 graduate of Hampton High […]

Rae Louise Owens

June 16, 2013 Date of Service: August 16, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Rae Louise Owens, Age 76, of Old Hickory, passed away June 16, 2013. She is survived by her wonderful husband of 59 years, James G. Owens; daughters, Eva Rae Morrissey and Amy Lou Metcalf; son, Mitchell J. Owens; sisters, Joyce […]

Dorothy L. Williams

August 13, 2013 Date of Service: August 16, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Garden Dorothy L. Williams, 92, Johnson City passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at her home. She was a native of Wood County, Texas and the daughter of Grover and Vada Parks Knight. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death […]

Helen B. Bullock

August 12, 2013 Date of Service: August 15, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Helen T. Bullock, 74, of Piney Flats, Tennessee, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, August 12, 2013 from Franklin Woods Community Hospital. She was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Robert and Martha Bryant […]

Robert C. Nidiffer

August 11, 2013 Date of Service: August 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Robert C. Nidiffer, 86, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2013 in the Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville, following a brief illness. He was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Fusson […]

Lillian Elizabeth Honeycutt

August 9, 2013 Date of Service: August 11, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Lillian Elizabeth Honeycutt, 84, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at her residence. A native of Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Carter H. and Virginia Miller Hopkins. She was a 1946 graduate of Happy […]

Lois Morrell Maden

August 5, 2013 Date of Service: August 8, 2013 Interment Location: Laurels Section Lois Morrell Maden, 95, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2013, at Appalachian Christian Village following an extended illness. She was born in Longmont, Colo., to the late Sam and Hattie Hodges Morrell. In addition to her parents, she was […]

Frances Turner Smith

July 27, 2013 Date of Service: July 29, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer Frances Turner Smith, 91, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late W.B. and Elizabeth Campbell Turner. She loved to […]

Nathan D. Ward, Jr.

July 24, 2013 Date of Service: July 28, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount

Mary G. Woods

July 24, 2013 Date of Service: July 27, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Mary Gale Smalling Woods, age 99, of Elizabethton, TN passed away on July 24, 2013, at Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and lived most of her life in Elizabethton.  Mrs. Woods was a daughter […]

Geneva Norris

July 22, 2013 Date of Service: July 27, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion Geneva Norris, 94, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, after a brief illness. A native of Butler, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Millard and Winne McQueen Grindstaff. In addition to her parents, she is preceded […]

Jerry Wayne Shell, Sr.

July 20, 2013 Date of Service: July 25, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Mr. Jerry Wayne Shell, Sr., 63, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. dHe was the son of the late Leon Shell and Ruth Freeman Shell Dugger. In addition to his parents, […]

Ronnie L. Gobble

July 16, 2013 Date of Service: July 20, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section Ronnie L. Gobble, age 49, of Elizabethton, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Okinawa, Japan, and was a son of R.L. and Esther Gobble. Mr. Gobble was preceded in death by […]

Ruby Lee Elliott

July 9, 2013 Date of Interment: July 13, 2013 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Ruby Lee Elliott, 90, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from her residence, following a brief illness. She was born in Carter County to the late Clayton and Mary Elizabeth Rainbolt Ward. […]

Donald W. Bolling

July 9, 2013 Date of Service: July 13, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Donald W. Bolling, 77, of Elizabethton, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN, following an extended illness. He was the son of the late J.C. Bolling, Sr. and Nora Fox […]

Joyce E. McKinney

July 10, 2013 Date of Service: July 13, 2013 Interment location: Garden of Freedom Joyce E. McKinney, 74, of Roan Mountain, TN, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was born in Lime Kiln, Maryland to the late Leon and Mary Dean Soper Burger. In addition to her parents, she […]

Dixie Nadine Timbs

July 4, 2013 Date of Service: July 8, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Dixie Nadine Jenkins Timbs, 87, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 4th, in Elizabethton. Now in the arms of angels in heaven, she had led a full, exciting, interesting life. She was the glue and the rock-solid anchor that held […]

Cody L. Stines

July 2, 2013 Date of Service: July 7, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section On July 2, 2013, a little Angel entered into the kingdom of Heaven. Coty Lynn Stines, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly at his residence. Coty was such a sweet and loving little child of God. He loved riding his tricycles and big wheels out […]

James Marvin Carden

July 3, 2013 Date of Service: July 6, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper James Marvin Carden, age 66, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, from his residence. He was the son of the late James Laney Carden and Edith White Carden. He was a […]

Roy L. “Toby” Julian

June 28, 2013 Date of Service: July 6, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Roy Laverne “Toby” Julian Sr., 72, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, June 28, 2013. Toby was born and raised in Elizabethton, TN, and the son of the late Roy O. and Beatrice Miller […]

Joann Nidiffer

July 1, 2013 Date of Service: July 5, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Joann Nidiffer, 69, of Watauga, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Albert Bush and Edith Lucille Nidiffer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandchild, […]

Ola Maxine Elliott Estep

July 2, 2013 Date of Service: July 5, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Ola Maxine Elliott Estep, 76, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Niles B. and Verna Faye Grindstaff Elliott. She was a 1954 graduate of Elizabethton High […]

Carol Ann Larkin Robinson

June 30, 2013 Date of Service: July 5, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane Carol Ann Larkin Robinson, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary Virginia Mauk Larkin. In addition to her parents, she was […]

Clara Mae Lyons

June 28, 2013 Date of Service: July 5, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion    

C. J. Hyatt

June 30, 2013 Date of Service: July 3, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section    

Brenda Ray Shell

June 28, 2013 Date of Service: July 1, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane Brenda Ray Shell, 72, Elizabethton, made her journey into heaven on Friday, June 28, 2013, at Hillview Health Center to spend eternity with her Savior, husband and parents. A native of Burlington, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late […]

Bobby “Bob” Davis

June 29, 2013 Date of Service: July 1, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Bobby “Bob” Davis, 79, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Mack and Hattie Jones Davis. In addition to […]

Thelma Jones Bolinger

June 24, 2013 Date of Interment: June 30, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Thelma Jones Bolinger, age 101, of Johnson City, passed away on June 24, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Summers Bolinger; parents, Clyde & Maude Matney Jones; brothers, Clyde Jr. and Ray Jones; sister, Mable Trevathan; and grandson, […]

Clyde Henry Bowers

June 21, 2013 Date of Service: June 28, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Clyde Henry Bowers, 83, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Calvin Green and Minnie Smith Bowers. Mr. Bowers was retired from the Power House […]

Younger M. Wright

June 19, 2013 Date of Service: June 23, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Younger Miles Wright, 57, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at his residence. He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John W. Wright and Lois Ramey Wright of Elizabethton. Mr. Wright was the […]

Elizabeth Townsend

June 19, 2013 Date of Service: June 22, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Elizabeth A. Townsend, 82, of Elizabethton, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from Pine Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Townsend was the daughter of the late Robert and Dalace Minton […]

Arland R. Singleton

June 19, 2013 Date of Service: June 22, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Arland R. Singleton, 73, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center following an extended illness. He was a son of the late Fate and Birdie Hughes Singleton. […]

Lucy Crumley Hill

June 17, 2013 Date of Service: June 21, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Mrs. Lucy Crumley Hill, 91, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Gus W. and Mae M. Hampton Crumley. Mrs. Hill had worked in […]

Richard Jack Collins

June 16, 2013 Date of Service: June 19, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Mr. Richard Jack Collins, age 80, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late O.B. “Shorty” and Anna Mae Guess […]

Richard Jack Collins

June 16, 2013 Date of Service: June 19, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Mr. Richard Jack Collins, age 80, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late O.B. “Shorty” and Anna Mae Guess […]

Viola “Vi” Mottern

June 13, 2013 Date of Service: June 18, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section KINGSPORT — Viola “Vi” Mottern, 78, Kingsport, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. Vi was a member of Lynn Garden Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, William Frank Hart Sr.; mother, Ida […]

Betty Jo Ketchem

June 14, 2013 Date of Service: June 18, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section Betty Jo Ketchem, age 76, of Elizabethton, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Whaley, NC, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Zora Church Estep. […]

James F. Farmer

May 22, 2013 Date of Service: June 15, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane PENSACOLA, Fla. — James Franklin Farmer, 74, passed away May 22, 2013 in Pensacola, FL. He was born June 29, 1938, to the late Idus and Ruby Farmer in Atlanta, GA. Jim graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta and received […]

J.B. Heaton

June 8, 2013 Date of Service: June 12, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise J.B. Heaton, 79, Elizabethton, passed Sunday June 9, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Blaine and Susan Bowman Heaton. He was a retired employee of the Alemite […]

Doyle C. Turbyfill

June 9, 2013 Date of Service: June 12, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25 Doyle Charles Turbyfill, 90, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of Watauga, went […]

R. Louis Taylor

June 8, 2013 Date of Service: June 12, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom ELIZABETHTON — Mr. R. Louis Taylor, age 80, of Elizabethton, TN went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Louis was born April 14, 1933 in Elizabethton, TN the son of the late […]

Virginia White

June 5, 2013 Date of Service: June 9, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane ELIZABETHTON — Virginia “Granny” Hodge White, 95, Elizabethton went home to be with her Lord, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William and Orpha Campbell Hodge. […]

Thelma Teague

June 1, 2013 Date of Service: June 5, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion TEAGUE, THELMA HOLSCLAW – age 83, of Knoxville, died on Saturday, June 01, 2013. She was a native of Carter County, Tennessee. Thelma was the daughter of the late Ernest and Stella Grindstaff Holsclaw. She attended Elizabethton City Schools until moving […]

Roland F. Savage

May 30, 2013 Date of Service: June 4, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise Roland F. Savage, 75, 1825 Glen Echo Road, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center. He was a native of Philadelphia, PA, and had lived in Washington County since 2002. Mr. Savage […]

Edith Lovingood Ashmore

May 30, 2013 Date of Service: June 4, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Augusta, GA—Mrs. Edith Lovingood Ashmore, wife of the late Mr. Wade Ashmore, entered into rest at University Hospital on Thursday, May 30, 2013. A native of Elizabethton,Tennessee. She was a resident of St. John Towers in August, GA. Mrs. Ashmore was a […]

Joe Ann Polly

June 3, 2013 Date of Service: June 7, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section ELIZABETHTON — Joe Ann (Nave) Polly, age 80, of Elizabethton, TN went to her Heavenly home with her family Monday, June 3, 2013 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. Born December 4, 1932 in Andover, VA she was the daughter […]

Dillard J. Blevins

May 30, 2013 Date of Service: June 1, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane Mr. Dillard J. Blevins, age 84, of Hampton, TN passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Dave W. and Minnie Miller Blevins. He retired from […]

Virginia Hayes

May 30, 2013 Date of Service: June 1, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Virginia B. Hayes, 79, died on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her home. Born in Carter County, she had resided in Jonesborough most of her life before moving to Kingsport in the late 1970s. She and her husband, Jim, were owner/operators of […]

Robert Hopson

May 26, 2013 Date of Service: May 30, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise Robert M. “Bob” Hopson, age 78, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 26, 2013 from his residence. He was a member of Unaka Baptist Church and was the son of the late Tommy and Mary Hopson. He […]

James Edward Morgan

May 26, 2013 Date of Service: May 30, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Mr. James Edward “Buster” Morgan, 75, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at his residence, following an extended illness. He was born in Carter County to the late Willard D. and Ina Love Morgan. In addition to […]

Lewis J. Ellis

May 25, 2013 Date of Service: May 29, 2013 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace Lewis J. Ellis, 80, of 133 Carson Drive, Johnson City, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Ellis was a native of Carter County and was a son of the late […]

Wilma Scott

May 25, 2013 Date of Service: May 28, 2013 Interment Location: Masonic Section Mrs. Wilma S. Scott, 80, of Johnson City, TN, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at her residence, following an extended illness. She was born in Carter County to the late Edd C. and Lona Whitehead Shepherd. In addition to her […]

Kenova “Ken” Potter

May 18, 2013 Date of Service: May 25, 2013 Interment Location: Christus Garden Kenova A. “Ken” Potter, 93, formerly of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from Grace Health Care in Lake Wales, Florida, following an extended illness. He was born October 17, 1919, in McRoberts, Kentucky, to […]

Edwin L. Greene, Jr.

May 22, 2013 Date of Service: May 25, 2013 Interment Location: Southview Section Surrounded by family, Edwin Lee “Eddie” Greene, Jr., 61, died at the Johnson City Medical Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, following an illness. Formerly from Carter County, he was living in Johnson City at the time of his death. Eddie was […]

Norma Elliott Neece

May 21, 2013 Date of Service: May 24, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Norma Elliott Neece, 90, of Johnson City, TN, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Lakebridge Health Care Center. She was born in Elizabethton, TN, on January 18, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Dayton […]

Houston E. Greene, Sr.

May 18, 2013 Date of Service: May 21, 2013 Interment Location: Dogwood Section But as it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hat prepared for them that love him. 1st Corinthians 2:9 Houston Edward Greene Sr., 77, passed away Saturday, […]

Martha Mae Heaton

May 18, 2013 Date of Service: May 21, 2013 Interment Location: Crown Section Martha Mae Heaton, 86, Roan Mountain, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County she was a daughter of the late Dorothy Blackwell. She was a retired Nurse’s Aide at the Life Care […]

Shelby Collins

May 16, 2013 Date of Service: May 20, 2013 Interment Location: Laurels Section Shelby K. Collins, of Piney Flats, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was a 1955 Graduate of Elizabethton High School. Shelby will be remembered as a special, caring […]

Thurman J. Elliott

May 16, 2013 Date of Service: May 19, 2013 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper Thurman “T.J.” Elliott, Jr., 68, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, following an extended illness. He was born in Woodbury, Tenn. to the late Thurman J. Elliott Sr. and […]

Geraldine Blevins

May 11, 2013 Date of Service: May 15, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace   I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: 2 Timothy 4:7 Geraldine Blevins, age 68, of Hampton, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 in the Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC following an […]

Pearl Cox

May 12, 2013 Date of Service: May 15, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Pearl Jane Lyons Cox, 85, 466 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga went home to be with her Lord, Sunday, May 12, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John Joseph and Demmie Lyons. […]

Jean Shell Bullock

May 7, 2013 Date of Service: May 11, 2013 Section: Crown Section   Teresa Jean Shell Bullock, 88 of Kingsport, died on Tuesday (May 7, 2013). The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport. A service will be held at 2 p.m. in the funeral home […]

James A. “Jim” Campbell

May 4, 2013 Date of Service: May 8, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace James A. “Jim” Campbell, 72, of Johnson City, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville. He was a native of Carter County, son of the late Leonard and Thelma Bateman Campbell. Jim was administrator for the Moose […]

Cletta Younce

May 3, 2013 Date of Service: May 5, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Cletta Younce, 73, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013 at  the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. She was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John B. and  Winnie Keith Ornduff. In addition to her […]

James W. Kyte

April 28, 2013 Date of Service: May 1, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount James W. Kyte, 83, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Alvin and Nettie Smith […]

Margaret N. Nave

April 27, 2013 Date of Service: April 30, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Margaret N. Nave, age 74, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Carter County to the late Ray E. and Ora Lee Timbs Nave. […]

Joe E. Brown, Sr.

April 23, 2013 Date of Service: April 27, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Joe Edward Brown Sr., 73, Hampton, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Avery County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late James P. and Georgia Marie Buchanan Brown. […]

Mildred Campbell

April 24, 2013 Date of Service: April 27, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Mildred McKinney Campbell, 81, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in the Roan Highlands Nursing Center. A native of Dickenson County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Pink and Maude Mathes McKinney. She had lived in Elizabethton for the majority […]

Louise Odom Hathaway

April 21, 2013 Date of Service: April 26, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Louise Odom Hathaway, 73, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Brownlow Blevins and Sylvia Odom Hughes. Louise was a 1958 graduate of Cloudland High School and […]

Peggy A. Townsend

April 23, 2013 Date of Service: April 27, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Peggy Ann Townsend, 64, of Johnson City, Tenn., died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Montgomery, W.Va., and was a daughter of Thomas Whitlock and Garnet Daniel Whitlock Frazier. She was preceded in death by a […]

James R. “Doc” Jones

April 20, 2013 Date of Service: April 23, 2013 Section: Dogwood Section “Please remember me as I was, healthy, happy, and trying to make you laugh.” James Ray ‘Doc’ Jones, 64, left us on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Except for 4 years in the Air Force, he was a […]

Charles G. Shell

April 20, 2013 Date of Service: April 24, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Charles G. “Bud” Shell, age 79, of Mosheim, TN, died Saturday afternoon, April 20, 2013, at his home. He was born on May 20, 1933, in Elizabethton, TN, a son of the late Charles and Mildred Shell. He graduated from […]

Joda Souder

April 14, 2013 Date of Service: April 16, 2013 Section: Crown Section Joda A. Vance Souder, at the age of 99 years, four months, and seven days, joined her husband of 65 years, Pastor Charles Souder, in her new home “where the soul never dies: Beulah Land” to dwell in the house of the Lord forever. […]

Jeanette C. Mottern

April 12, 2013 Date of Service: April 15, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Jeanette Crowe Mottern, 79, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ike and Eva Hardin Crowe. Jeanette was a 1951 graduate of Elizabethton […]

Eileen S. Kelsey

April 12, 2013 Date of Service: April 15, 2013 Section: Crown Section Eileen Street Kelsey, age 92, died on Friday, April 12th, at Christian Care Center in Johnson City, three months after the death of her husband of 71 years, Arthur “Bud” Kelsey. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Arvil “A.L.” Street […]

Charlotte R. Young

April 12, 2013 Date of Service: April 15, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Charlotte Riggs Young, Johnson City, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on April 12, 2013, after an extended illness. Charlotte was born in Elizabethton, TN, to the late Dana H. Riggs and Gertie B. Riggs. In addition […]

Larry E. Letterman

April 9, 2013 Date of Service: April 12, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Larry E. Letterman, 66, of Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was a native of Carter […]

Sidney E. Pleasant

March 31, 2013 Date of Service: April 9, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Sidney E. Pleasant Sr., 76, of Cocoa, FL, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013, in the Wuesthoff Hospital in Rockledge, Florida. Mr. Pleasant was born in Carter County, TN, but had lived in Florida since October of 1960. He was the […]

Mina Street

April 5, 2013 Date of Service: April 9, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount Addition Mrs. Mina Hyder Street, 82, of Hampton, went home on Friday, April 5, 2013, following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Frank Hyder and Julie Ann McKinney Hyder. In addition to nine siblings, she was preceded […]

Geraldine Smith

April 5, 2013 Date of Service: April 8, 2013 Section: Masonic Garden Geraldine McKinney Smith, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Katie Hubbard McKinney. She was a […]

James D. Stamper

April 4, 2013 Date of Service: April 7, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount Addition “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 […]

Jason Brandon Rhea

April 2, 2013 Date of Service: April 7, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Jason Brandan Rhea, 36, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at his residence after a brief illness. He was a Carter County native. Jason was employed as a Construction and Utility Worker. He was a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church. He […]

Juanita Banner Julian

April 2, 2013 Date of Service: April 6, 2013 Section: Garden of Gethsemane Juanita Edney Banner Julian, 87, of Bristol, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Hermitage Health Center following a brief illness. Ms. Julian was a native of Carter County in the Shell Creek Community and was the daughter of the […]

Oma Richardson

March 29, 2013 Date of Service: April 2, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Mrs. Oma Lee Holder Richardson, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Dora Estep Holder and was born in Carter County. […]

Kenneth Cable

August 6, 1936 – March 24, 2013 Date of Service: March 28, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Kenneth H. Cable, 76, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, March 24, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center. Mr. Cable was a follower and lover of Jesus. He was a member of Piney Flats Free […]

Evelyn Edmunds

May 18, 1923 – March 24, 2013 Date of Service: March 28, 2013 Section: Garden of Gethsemane Mrs. Evelyn Smith Edmunds, 89, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, of Elizabethton, Tenn., formerly of Decatur, Ga., passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Hermitage Health Care Center. Born in Orlando, Fla., she was the daughter of […]

Margaret Joan Chestnut

January 15, 1936 – March 23, 2013 Date of Service: March 27, 2013 Section: Crown Section Margaret Joan Chestnut, 77, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, passed away at her home and went to be with the Lord Jesus on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the daughter of the late […]

Raymond James Harmon

February 27, 1917 – March 23, 2013 Date of Service: March 27, 2013 Section: Christus Garden “My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: for length of days and long life and peace, they shall add to thee.” Prov. 31-2. Raymond James Harmon, age 96, passed away peacefully into eternity […]

Roy “Blackeye” McKinney

Date of Service: March 26, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Roy “Blackeye” McKinney, age 75, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Ollie and Elvina Hall McKinney. He was a member of Valley […]

Beatrice B. Ketchem

March 7, 1925 – March 17, 2013 Date of Service: March 21, 2013 Section: Christus Garden “You are precious to Me and honored, and I love you.” Isaiah 43:4 Beatrice Baines Ketchem, 88, of Watauga, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 17, 2013, from her residence, following an extended illness. She […]

Barbara J. Reed

May 16, 1931 – March 12, 2013 Date of Service: March 17, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Barbara Sue Jennings Reed of Johnson City passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Appalachian Christian Village Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Reed, who was 81, had suffered from a long illness. She was born in Elizabethton May 16, 1931, […]

Ina Mae Williams

November 27, 1916 – March 13, 2013 Date of Service: March 16, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Ina Mae Williams, age 96, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native and lifelong resident of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Eleanor Forrester Morrell. […]

Elizabeth Hyder

May 14, 1931 – March 11, 2013 Date of Service: March 16, 2013 Section: Crown Section Elizabeth Inez Hurst Hyder, 81, Johnson City, passed away Monday March 11, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Meridian, MS, and the daughter of the late Rolston Sr. and Evelyn Cornelia Sharp Hurst. […]

Garrett McConnell

September 5, 1980 – March 4, 2013 Date of Service: March 15, 2013 Section: Garden of Paradise I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, have kept the faith.. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord the righteous judge will give to me on that […]

Lois Jean McClure

December 16, 1940 – March 9, 2013 Date of Service: March 11, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Lois Jean McClure, 72, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from her residence, following an extended illness.  She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late […]

Harry B. Mottern

September 28, 1929 – March 3, 2013 Date of Service: March 9, 2013 Section: Crown Section Mr. Harry B. “Fuzz” Mottern, age 83, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Raymond Hal and […]

Bertie Ann Long

March 17, 1918 – March 5, 2013 Date of Service: March 8, 2013 Section: Crown Section Mrs. Bertie Ann Long, 94, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. Born in Baileyton, Tenn., she had resided in Elizabethton most of her life and was the […]

Rose Ann Carriger

March 27, 1949 – March 4, 2013 Date of Service: March 8, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Mrs. Rose Ann Stanley Carriger, age 63, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late […]

Jacqueline Vines

March 29, 1942 – March 3, 2013 Date of Service: March 7, 2013 Section: Garden of Prayer Jacqueline Hodge Vines, 70, of Hampton, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, following an extended illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Lawton […]

Fred W. Simerly

December 10, 1937 – March 4, 2013 Date of Service: March 7, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Fred Wayne Simerly, 75, Johnson City, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Elizabethton, he was the son of the late Worley and Willie Berry Simerly. He was a member of […]

Pansy Lowe

December 8, 1936 – March 3, 2013 Date of Service: March 6, 2013 Section: Dogwood Section 2nd Timothy 4-7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Pansy Lee Lowe, 76, Hampton, loving mother & grandmother passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 in the Hermitage Health Center. […]

Helen Honeycutt

April 24, 1931 – March 4, 2013 Date of Service: March 6, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Helen Marie Lyon Honeycutt, Hampton passed away Monday, March 4, 2013 in the Pine Ridge Care Center where she had been a resident for the past seven years. A native of Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the […]

Dallas Payne Caston

February 2, 1931 – March 2, 2013 Date of Service: March 5, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Dallas Payne Caston, 82, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Mr. Caston was a U.S. Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a retired employee of the International Paper […]

George Harold Sykes

January 9, 1927 – February 21, 2013 Section: Niche of Peace George Harold Sykes, 86, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, February  21, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. George was the last of six sons born to John Milt Sykes and Fannie Lee  Thompson Sykes, near the town of Erin, in middle […]

Hazel Shepard

September 27, 1928 – February 26, 2013 Date of Service: February 28, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace

Lawrence Berry

December 6, 1943 – February 18, 2013 Date of Service: February 22, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Lawrence Ray Berry, 69, Elizabethton passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late William McKinley and Mimmie Gregory Berry. He was […]

JoAnn Stanley

August 18, 1937 – February 20, 2013 Date of Service: February 22, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount Addition

Della Belle Edwards

November 24, 1925 – February 16, 2013 Date of Service: February 21, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Miss Della Belle Edwards, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Gus Lee and […]

Christine Matheson

August 10, 1928 – February 17, 2013 Date of Service: February 21, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Proverbs 31:10 Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. Christine Hughes Matheson, 84 entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 17th, 2013. Born in Johnson City, TN, she had resided in Elizabethton […]

Della Belle Edwards

November 24, 1925 – February 16, 2013 Date of Service: February 21, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Miss Della Belle Edwards, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Gus Lee and […]

Anna Luster Dugger Pate

January 7, 1925 – February 17, 2013 Date of Service: February 20, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Anna Luster Dugger Pate, age 88, of Elizabethton passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Jett and Nell Ward […]

Conley Burchfield

September 10, 1915 – February 15, 2013 Date of Service: February 18, 2013 Section: Masonic Garden Conley Burchfield, 97, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late William and Betty Hyder Burchfield. Mr. Burchfield […]

Elva Hildred Smalling

June 28, 1914 – February 8, 2013 Date of Service: February 18, 2013 Section: Crown Section

Nicholas Michael

January 26, 1914 – February 15, 2013 Date of Service: February 18, 2013 Section: Garden of Prayer Nicholas F. Michael, 99, of Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, February 15, 2013, from natural causes associated with old age. He was born in Wise County, VA, to the late Leroy and […]

Flora Forbes

March 16, 1916 – February 14, 2013 Date of Service: February 17, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Hope Flora “Bebe” Forbes, age 96, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013, in Pine Ridge Care Center. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Mabel Hardin Forbes. In addition […]

Barry Dugger

May 13, 1947 – February 12, 2013 Date of Service: February 15, 2013 Section: Crown Section  

Erma Dykes

April 20, 1920 – February 12, 2013 Date of Service: February 14, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Hope Erma Lee Dykes, 92, Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, February  12, 2013, at Hermitage Health Center after a brief illness. Erma was born to E. France and Maude Murray Dugger, April 20, 1920, in Carter  County, […]

Martha Thomas Chambers

July 2, 1924 – February 8, 2013 Date of Service: February 13, 2013 Section: Garden of Gethsemane Mrs. Martha Thomas Chambers, age 88, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013, in Hermitage Health Care Center, Elizabethton. A native of Carter County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Joel Buford and Sue […]

Franklin Dee Chapel

March 18, 1935 – February 9, 2013 Date of Service: February 13, 2013 Section: Garden of Prayer Franklin Dee Chapel, age 77, of Johnson City, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Helen Jessie Fagan […]

Reba Markland

September 16, 1923 – February 9, 2013 Date of Service: February 13, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Reba L. Markland, 89, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Hillview Health Center, following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late John and Clemie Linebaugh. In addition […]

Patsy M. Dugger

October 10, 1939 – February 8, 2013 Date of Service: February 12, 2013 Section: Laurels Section Patsy McKinney Dugger, 73, went to be with her Lord on Friday, February 8, 2013. Born in Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Dana and Ida McKinney. Patsy was a member of Harrison Christian Church, where […]

R. Howard Cannon

August 10, 1932 – February 7, 2013 Date of Service: February 11, 2013 Section: Garden of Gethsemane R. Howard Cannon, 80, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, February 7, 2013, from Pine Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. He was a native of Carter County and was […]

Jenamae Smith Lewis

March 28, 1931 – February 5, 2013 Date of Service: February 8, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace

James William Krause Jr.

June 22, 1968 – February 4, 2013 Date of Service: February 7, 2013 Section: Crown Jim Krause Jr., age 44, of Johnson City, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013, unexpectedly at his residence. A lifelong native of Johnson City, he was a son of Mary Lou Anderson Krause, Johnson City, and the late James William […]

Teresa Campbell

November 16, 1954 – February 3, 2013 Date of Service: February 7, 2013 Section: Masonic Section Teresa Janella (Janie) Edens Campbell, 58, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at her residence in Gray, TN, following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late David Elmer Edens Sr. and Mary […]

Rev. Lloyd Estep

September 3, 1931 – February 2, 2013 Date of Service: February 5, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Rev. Lloyd Benson Estep, 81, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Roy […]

Mildred Greene

August 30, 1927 – February 1, 2013 Date of Service: February 4, 2013 Section: Garden of The Last Supper Mildred B. Greene, 85, Knoxville, formerly of Johnson City, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2013, at Tennova Medical Center in Knoxville. A native of Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Buell and […]

Harold D. Huffine

April 29, 1937 – January 31, 2013 Date of Service: February 3, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Harold David Huffine, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013, in the Nursing Home Wing of the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Washington County, he was a son of the late Glenn Harold […]

JoAnn Winters Mottern

August 19, 1931 – January 30, 2013 Date of Service: February 3, 2013 Section: Crown Section Mrs. Joann Winters Mottern, age 81, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Johnson City, TN, she was the daughter of the late David and Rebecca Roark Winters. Joann always […]

Harold Eugene Gouge

December 15, 1945 – January 29, 2013 Date of Service: February 1, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Harold Eugene Gouge, 67, Johnson City, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 29, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Johnson City, a son of the late Walter and Virginia Ruth McKeehan Gouge. Harold was […]

Loretta Gouge

September 14, 1930 – January 30, 2013 Date of Service: January 31, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount

Dorothy Lyons

December 28, 1928 – January 26, 2013 Date of Service: January 30, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion

Wayne Peters

August 11, 1920 – January 27, 2013 Date of Service: January 30, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper Wayne Hobert Peters, 92, 1219 Broad Street, Elizabethton was promoted to Glory Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Bruce and […]

Opal Jessee

October 13, 1916 – January 28, 2013 Date of Service: January 30, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Opal Campbell Jessee, 96, Elizabethton passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 in the Hermitage Health Care following an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Nick D. and Callie Rambo Campbell. She […]

Dorothy M. Crowe

May 9, 1928 – January 23, 2013 Date of Service: January 26, 2013 Section: Garden of Gethsemane Dorothy Broyles Crowe, age 84, of Elizabethton, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from her home. She was born in Sullivan County and a daughter of the late Henry Luther and […]

Joe Charles Manning

December 5, 1920 – January 18, 2013 Date of Service: January 26, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Mr. Joe Charles Manning, age 92, of Elizabethton, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Grover Cleveland and Nora […]

James McKinney

June 27, 1941 – January 20, 2013 Date of Service: January 24, 2013 Section: Southview Section James O. “Jimmy” McKinney, 71, Elizabethton passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 20, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Dayton Lloyd McKinney and Hazel Retha Hill McKinney Arnold. […]

Mary Jane Bateman

July 4, 1923 – January 18, 2013 Date of Service: January 22, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Mrs. Mary Jane Bateman, age 89, 1400 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, in Life Care Center of Gray following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the […]

Ella Mae McKinney

March 5, 1939 – January 18, 2013 Date of Service: January 21, 2013 Section: Dogwood Section Mrs. Ella Mae McKinney, age 73, of Roan Mountain, TN passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at Roan Highlands Nursing Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe and […]

Lowell Keller

February 3, 1931 – January 16, 2013 Date of Service: January 19, 2013 Section: Southview Section Lowell J. Keller, 81, of Ellenboro, NC, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville, NC, following an extended illness. He was born in Granite Falls, NC, and a […]

William E. Burkhart

November 4, 1937 – January 15, 2013 Date of Service: January 19, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom William E. Burkhart, 75, 410 West G Street, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of St. Charles, Virginia, he was a son of the late Willie E. and Gladys Wells […]

Virgie Smith

November 22, 1921 – January 15, 2013 Date of Service: January 17, 2013 Section: Laurels Section Virgie E. Smith, 91, of Johnson City, TN, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the home of her granddaughter, Robin Hill, whom she made her home with and raised, following an extended illness. She was born in […]

Dorothy Perry

February 2, 1936 – January 13, 2013 Service Date: January 16, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Dorothy Burleson Perry, 76, Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William D. and Carrie Elliott Burleson. She was a […]

Willie A. Barnett

April 8, 1927 – January 12, 2013 Service: January 15, 2013 Section: Garden of Freedom Willie A. Barnett, age 85, of 114 River Road, Elizabethton, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Barnett was a son of the […]

Patricia Hicks

July 15, 1941 – January 12, 2013 Service: January 14, 2013 Section: Garden of the Last Supper   Patricia Ann Hicks, 71, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Hermitage Health Center surrounded by her family. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth Shell and Virginia Helen […]

Mary Carolyn Heaton

January 9, 1934 – January 10, 2013 Service: January 13, 2013 Section: Crown Section Mary Carolyn Williams Heaton, age 79, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family and friends. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Johnsie Griffin […]

Madelyn Rasar

October 10, 1922 – January 7, 2013 Service: January 12, 2013 Section: Laurels Section Madelyn Goddard Rasar, 90, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, January 7, 2013, following an illness and hospitalization at the Johnson City Medical Center. Madelyn was the wife of Black Cat Rasar, mother of Lee Anna […]

D. Grant Bennett

February 27, 1920 – January 10, 2013 Service: January 12, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Mr. D. Grant Bennett, 92, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Malley and Lillie Arnett Bennett. In addition to his […]

John Frank Parlier

July 7, 1925 – January 9, 2013 Service: January 12, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Mr. John Frank Parlier, age 87, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in the Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport. A native of Heaton, NC, he had resided in Carter County since 1938 and was the son of the […]

Edward A. Harris, Jr.

June 26, 1959 – January 10, 2013 Service: January 12, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace   Edward Aaron Harris Jr., 53, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Bristol Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. He was a native of Washington County and a 1977 graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He […]

Alvin Guy

July 28, 1924 – January 3, 2013 Service: January 7, 2013 Section: Sermon on the Mount Alvin Guy, 88, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness. He was a native of Carter County and the son of […]

Bobby Lee Nidiffer

September 15, 1937 – December 29, 2012 Service: January 4, 2013 Section: Freedom Garden Bobby Lee Nidiffer, 75, of Huntersville, NC died Saturday December 29, 2012 at Olde Knox Commons. Born September 15, 1937 in Bud, West Virginia he was a son of the late Wyley Jess Nidiffer and Lourene Mandie Williams Nidiffer. He was […]

William “Bill” White

June 5, 1934 – December 30, 2012 Service: January 4, 2013 Section: Garden of Paradise Georgia A. Ikerd, 98, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012, in the Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton. She was a native of Watauga County, North Carolina, but had lived most of her life in Carter County. Mrs. Ikerd was the […]

Glenda Gay Hyder

December 20, 1947 – January 1, 2013 Service: January 4, 2013 Section: Garden of Devotion Glenda Gay Hyder, 65, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Fred and Elsie […]

Arthur Melvin “Bud” Kelsey

May 11, 1920 – December 28, 2012 Service: January 3, 2013 Section: Crown Mr. Arthur M. “Bud” Kelsey passed away on December 28, 2012, in Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Johnson City in 1920 and was the son of Joseph Evans Kelsey and Lou Fern Kelsey. Bud or “Kelsey,” as he was […]

Claude D. Isaacs

June 8, 1927 – January 1, 2013 Service: January 3, 2013 Section: Last Supper Claude D. Isaacs, 85, 317 Holston Avenue, Elizabethton, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Isaacs was a son of the late Fred and Roxie Reece Isaacs. In addition to his […]

Georgia M. Ikerd

January 29, 1914 – December 30, 2012 Service: January 2, 2013 Section: Christus Garden Georgia A. Ikerd, 98, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012, in the Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton. She was a native of Watauga County, North Carolina, but had lived most of her life in Carter County. Mrs. Ikerd was the daughter […]

James W. “Jim” Krause

April 6, 1936 – December 29, 2012 Service: January 2, 2013 Section: Mausoleum of Peace James W. “Jim” Krause, age 76, of Johnson City, TN, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness. A native of Flint, Michigan, he was a son of the late Casimir and Evelyn O’Hara Krause. […]

Earl J. Rock

February 21, 1925 – December 28, 2012 Service: December 30, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Mr. Earl J. Rock, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was the son of the late Clarence and Blanch Smith Rock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded […]

Carolyn Ingle Barger

April 21, 1931 – December 22, 2012 Service: Private Section: Crown Carolyn Barger, 81, of Kingsport, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Indian Path Medical Center following a brief illness. Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Christine Barger and husband, Mike Morison, of Kingsport; son, Rick Barger, of Kingsport; grandsons, Landon Pratt and […]

Pauline W. Whitehead

July 7, 1916 – December 24, 2012 Service: December 27, 2012 Section: Southview Pauline W. Whitehead, age 96, formerly of 1000 Smalling Road, Johnson City, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 in the Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ray Scott […]

Ella Mae Bowers

September 18, 1922 – December 21, 2012 Service: December 23, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Ella Mae Myers Bowers, 90, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late James and Almeada Garland Myers. Mrs. Bowers […]

Cheryl L. Hayes

September 26, 1952 – December 18, 2012 Service: December 20, 2012 Section: Masonic Section Cheryl L. Hayes, age 60, of Kingsport, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital following a brief illness. Cheryl was a member of Fort Robinson Baptist Church. She graduated nursing school as an LPN. She later […]

Marlys Kay Tester

August 25, 1961 – December 14, 2012 Service: December 19, 2012 Section: Last Supper Marlys Kay Tester, 51, of Johnson City, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012, in Wilmington, N.C., due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Ms. Tester was the daughter of Silas “Si” and Marylin Tester of Johnson City. Marlys was a […]

D.C. Morton

June 1, 1936 – December 16, 2012 Service: December 19, 2012 Section: Last Supper

Msgt. Retired Billie E. McCloud

February 1, 1926 – December 14, 2012 Service: December 18, 2012 Section: Masonic Section MSgt. Retired  Billie Eugene McCloud Sr.,  86, Hampton, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in the Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Roan Mountain. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Joe L. and Edna Jenkins McCloud. Mr. McCloud […]

Angela J. Little

July 16, 1961 – December 15, 2012 Service: December 18, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace “In everyone’s life at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle our inner spirit” – Albert Schweitzer. […]

Donald H. Lynch

October 13, 1938 – December 12, 2012 Service: December 16, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Donald Haynes Lynch, age 74, of Elizabethton, entered into rest on Wednesday,  December 12, 2012, at the Pine Ridge Care Center in Elizabethton. Mr. Lynch was a Carter County native and the son of the late Raleigh Lynch  and Mary […]

Jack Dean Grindstaff

February 17, 1929 – December 10, 2012 Service: December 13, 2012 Section: Last Supper Jack Dean Grindstaff, 83, Johnson City passed away Monday, December 10, 2012, in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital. A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Wheeler G. and Grace Church Grindstaff. He had lived a number […]

Dorothy J. Cole

September 18, 1913 – December 10, 2012 Service: December 13, 2012 Section: Masonic Garden Dorothy Jane Johnson Cole, 99, Johnson City, passed away Monday, December 10, 2012, in the Appalachian Christian Village. A native of Watauga County, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late A.C. & Elber Hayes Johnson. She had lived most […]

Mary Jewell Stepp Elliott

October 28, 1911 – December 8, 2012 Service: December 12, 2012 Section: Masonic Section Mary Jewell Stepp Elliott, age 101, passed away peacefully at her residence Saturday, Dec. 8 2012. Born October 28, 1911 in Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Silas Henry and Bessie Mae Reynolds Stepp. Jewell was a loving […]

Waynie Collins

February 5, 1945 – December 8, 2012 Service: December 10, 2012 Section: Masonic Section 2nd Timothy 4:7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Waynie Thaxton Bowling Collins, 67, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, December 8, 2012, at her residence. A native […]

Sabena Nave

March 6, 1947 – December 3, 2012 Service: December 6, 2012 Section: Laurels Sabena Julia Nave, 65, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Ms. Nave was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Stanford Eugene “Peg” and Ruby Warren Nave. In addition to her parents, […]

Dana H. Dykes

January 11, 1921 – December 1, 2012 Service: December 5, 2012 Section: Garden of Devotion Dana Harmon Dykes, 91, 105 Dykes Hill, Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, December 1, 2012, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Jonesborough, he was a son of the late Earl […]

Larry A. Carver

January 7, 1944 – December 1, 2012 Service: December 5, 2012 Section: Freedom Garden Larry Adair Carver, 68, of Johnson City, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at his home. He was a native of Johnson City and the son of the late Martin Carlos and Pauline Genevia Nave Carver. In addition to his parents, […]

Freeman L. Lewis

July 17, 1926 – November 30, 2012 Service: December 4, 2012 Section: Christus Garden Freeman L. “Hoover” Lewis, 86, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Landon & Lena Beatrice Smith Lewis. He served in the United […]

Charlotte Smith

December 2, 1939 – November 29, 2012 Service: December 2, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Charlotte Ann Smith, 72, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Hester Jane Peters May. She was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High […]

Ernest Perkins

June 10, 1927 – November 29, 2012 Service: December 1, 2012 Section: Christus Garden Mr. Ernest David Perkins, age 84, 130 Perkins Road, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, TN, he was the son […]

Mary L. Allen

September 1, 1927 – November 26, 2012 Service: December 1, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Mary Love Allen, age 85, of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred T. and Gertrude Taylor Love. Mrs. Allen retired […]

Gary William Ingram

December 8, 1947 – November 26, 2012 Service: November 29, 2012 Section: Christus Garden Gary William Ingram, 64, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012, at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Thomas W. and Georgia Miller Ingram. Gary was a graduate of Hampton High School. He […]

Teresa Reeves

July 24, 1961 – November 21, 2012 Service: November 28, 2012 Section: Masonic Section Teresa Renee Byrd Reeves, 51, Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville from a heart attack after a brief illness. A native of Elizabethton, Teresa lived most of her life in the […]

Martha Stout

August 19, 1929 – November 20, 2012 Service: November 24, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Martha Stalcup Stout, 83, Butler, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in the Mountain City Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Virgie Mae Wilson Stalcup. Martha […]

Mary Street

June 17, 1919 – November 19, 2012 Service: November 23, 2012 Section: Christus Garden Mary Nell Lynch Carroll Street, 93, Elizabethton, passed away Monday,  November 19, 2012, in the Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, following an  extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Callie  Miller Sams. […]

Dixie Broome

December 1, 1945 – Novmeber 20, 2012 Service: November 21, 2012 Section: Christus Garden Ms. Dixie Taylor Broome, 66, of Elizabethton, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in Elizabethton. She was born in Carter County on December 1, 1945, and was the daughter of the late Glenn and […]

Helen N. Webster

August 31, 1927 – July 18, 2010 Section: Freedom Garden A private service will be held for Helen N. Webster.

Richard H. Street

October 11, 1938 – November 17, 2012 Service: November 21, 2012 Section: Garden of Gethsemane 2nd Timothy 4: 7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Richard Harlow Street, 74, Hampton Tennessee passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012, at his home, following an illness of three […]

Clyde M. Hodge

August 9, 1930 – November 16, 2012 Service: November 20, 2012 Section: Masonic Garden Clyde McKinley Hodge, 82, Gap Creek community, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord Friday, November 16, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness. A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late […]

G. Diane Winters

June 9, 1964 – November 14, 2012 Service: November 17, 2012 Section: Sermon on the Mount G. Diane Winters, 48, of Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. Diane was a Carter County native. She was preceded in […]

Margaret Campbell

February 21, 1949 – November 11, 2012 Service: November 14, 2012 Section: Mausoleum of Peace Margaret Ann Campbell, 63, 2451 Elizabethton Highway, Johnson City, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Noble R. and Kate […]

Charlene Guess

August 8, 1938 – November 10, 2012 Service: November 13, 2012 Section: Freedom Garden Charlene Burleson Guess, 74, of Choctaw Drive, Chuckey, passed away Saturday at her home. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William David and Ruth Carrie Elliott Burleson. She was a 1956 graduate of Elizabethton High […]

Elaine Anderson

November 27, 1927 – November 7, 2012 Service: November 10, 2012 Section: Masonic Garden Elaine Lord Anderson, age 84, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was a daughter of the late John and Cimelia Moore Lord and was born in Ashford, Alabama. She was a former resident […]

Harry H. Perry

Harry H. Perry Harry H. “Bud” Perry, 72, Elizabethton passed away Sunday November 7, 2010 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Hal and Estella Biggs Perry. His work was his hobby having worked for years in his paint and body shop. Bud was […]

Peggy Joyce West Harper

February 24, 1943 – October 30, 2012 Service: November 5, 2012 Peggy Joyce West Harper, 69, of Elizabethton, Tennessee, passed away October 30, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Sumner County, Tennessee, but had lived most of her life in Elizabethton, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Albert […]

Michael Robert Bowers

December 16, 1946 – October 31, 2012 Service: November 3, 2012 Mr. Michael R. Bowers, 65, of Elizabethton, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. He was the son of Mildred Ruby Nave Bowers, of Elizabethton, and the late Lt. Col. Floyd Howard Bowers, […]

Harold E. Lowe

July 22, 1938 – October 31, 2012 Service: November 3, 2012 Mr. Harold Eugene Lowe, 74, of Minton Hollow Road, Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at his residence. He was the son of the late Laban and Hazel Whittimore Lowe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his […]

Geraldine Smith Peters

February 20, 1922 – October 30, 2012 Service: November 2, 2012 Geraldine Smith Peters, 90, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at her residence following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late William Jennings Bryant “Bill” and […]

Sylvia Mae Guy

April 18, 1925 – October 27, 2012 Service: October 31, 2012 Sylvia Guy, age 87, of Elizabethton passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Elizabethton, following an extended illness.  She was a daughter of the late Riley and Emma Jane Church Clawson and was born in Cass County, West […]

Sherry L. “Dee” Hutchins

Sherry L. “Dee” Hutchins August 5, 1942 – October 29, 2012 Service: October 31, 2012 Sherry “Dee” Britt Hutchins, age 70, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Franklin Woods Community Hospital, following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a […]

Faith L. Smith

December 19, 1926 – October 29, 2012 Service: October 30, 2012 Faith L. Smith, age 85, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Tammy Tipton, following a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late Rev. William Edward and […]

Michael E. Vance

March 6, 1957 – October 24, 2012 Michael E. Vance, 55, Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, Md., but had lived most of his life in Carter County. Mike was a 1977 graduate of Unaka High School. He was employed as a mechanic at […]

Jack K. Scott

June 2, 1933 – October 23, 2012 Memorial Funeral Chapel Elizabethton, TN Jack Kenneth Scott, 79, Elizabethton, son of the late Claude and Bessie Mae Scott, went to meet his Lord and Savior Tuesday, October 23, 2012, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mr. Scott was retired from the Elizabethton Housing Agency and was […]

Mayland “John” Muse, Jr.

February 11, 1945 – October 17, 2012 Morris Baker Funeral Home Johnson City, TN Service: October 20, 2012 John Muse, 77, of Gray, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a Washington County, TN native and a son of the late Mayland Hunter Muse, Sr. and […]

Mary C. Johnson

June 2, 1923 – October 16, 2012 Memorial Funeral Chapel Elizabethton, TN Service: October 19, 2012 Mary Clawson Johnson, of 125 Icy Lane, Elizabethton, passed away at Sycamore Shoals Hospital on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. A native of Avery County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late John S. […]

Earl C. Buckles

November 11, 1934 – October 3, 2012 Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton, TN Visitation: October 6, 2012 Service: October 6, 2012 Mr. Earl C. Buckles, 76, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, following an extended illness. He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late […]

Roma Jean Bures

March 6, 1938 – October 2, 2012 Funeral Home: Memorial Funeral Chapel Elizabethton, TN Visitation: October 5, 2012 Service: October 5, 2012 Roma Jean Taylor Bures, 74, went home to be with the Lord in her heavenly home on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Continuum Courtyard, Johnson City, Tenn., with her family by her side. […]

Lawrence M. Range

September 14, 1928 – October 3, 2012 Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton, TN Visitation: October 5, 2012 Service: October 5, 2012 Mr. Lawrence M. Range, 84, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at Pine Ridge Health Care in Elizabethton. Mr. Range was a native of Carter County and was the son of the […]

Ray B. Vaughn

September 30, 1938 – October 1, 2012 Funeral Home: Memorial Funeral Chapel Elizabethton, TN Visitation: Service: October 4, 2012 2nd Timothy 4:7. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Ray Bennie Vaughn, 74, of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012, at the James H. Quillen […]

Ethel C. Honeycutt

February 16, 1927 – September 29, 2012 Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton, TN Visitation: October 2, 2012 Service: October 3, 2012 Ethel Cole Honeycutt, 85, formerly of Lacy Hollow Road, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter […]

Candy Sue Fair

November 26, 1950 – October 1, 2012 Funeral Home: Memorial Funeral Chapel Elizabethton, TN Visitation: Service: October 1, 2012 Candy Sue James Fair, 61, 191 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012, at her residence. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Ethel Montgomery James. […]

Nancy F. Heatwole

June 12, 1917 – September 27, 2012 Funeral Home: Riffe Funeral Services Narrows, VA Service: October 1, 2012 Nancy Franklin Heatwole, 95, of Salem, VA, formerly of Narrows, VA, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Salem Terrace at Harrogate in Salem, VA. Mrs. Heatwole was born in St. Bethlehem, Tn., and grew up in Elizabethton. […]

Dino J. Senesi, Sr.

Dino J. Senesi Sr., 80, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Scranton, Pa., he had lived the last 50 years in Elizabethton. Mr. Senesi was the son of the late Giusepe and Rose Mascolo Senesi. Upon moving to Elizabethton, Mr. Senesi […]

Harvey D. Tolley

May 24, 1925 – September 27, 2012 Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton, TN Visitation: September 28, 2012 Funeral: September 29, 2012 Harvey Dalton Tolley, 87, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord unexpectedly on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Tolley was born in Unicoi County, but had lived most of his […]

Hazel E. Holden

Hazel Edens Holden, 87, Johnson City, passed away Monday, September 24, 2012, at her residence after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Harrison and Annie Maude Sims Edens. Mrs. Holden was a 1943 graduate of Happy Valley High School and a retired employee of North […]

Bernice P. Pierce

2nd Timothy 4:7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Bernice Payne Pierce, 83, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Mary Hicks […]

Billie Faye Smith

Billie Faye Phillips Smith, 71, 411 East I Street, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Christine Ervin Phillips and George E. Phillips Sr. and was born in Elizabethton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, JoAnn Phillips, and […]

Andrea Carden Phillips

Andrea Carden Phillips, 32, Johnson City, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, at her residence. She was a native of Queens, New York, and had lived in Elizabethton since 1985. Andrea was a 1998 graduate of Elizabethton High School. At the present time she was a senior at East Tennessee State University. She was an […]

Richard T. May

Richard T. May, 64, of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Roby Dewitt May Jr. and Norma Frazier May and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, […]

Howard Wayne Ellis

Mr. Howard Wayne Ellis, 69, of Hampton, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Elizabethton after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born in Carter County to the late Howard Ray and Vera Opal Johnson Ellis. Mr. Ellis was a member of Beck Mountain Baptist Church, a previous […]

William Dayton Booth

Mr. Bill D. Booth, age 87, of Johnson City, passed away Tuesday September 18, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Booth was a native of Washington County. He was the son of the late Mack Booth and Beryl Blair Booth. In addition to his parents, one son, Steve Booth, also preceded him in death. Mr. Booth […]

Jack W. Deloach

Jack W. Deloach, 77, Chuckey, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, in the Four Oaks Health Care Center, Jonesborough. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Tom W. and Ella Waycaster Deloach. He had lived in Chuckey for a number of years. He was a 1953 graduate of Hampton High […]

Ethel Grace Tucker Young

Ethel Grace “Gracie” Tucker Young, age 100, formerly of Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2012, at the residence of her daughter. A native of Roan Mountain, TN, she was the daughter of the late Conley William and Lura Caroline Ward Tucker. Mrs. Young was a homemaker and gave loving care and […]

Oddra Potter Rosenbeck

Odra Potter Rosenbeck passed away on August 31, 2012, at her home in Shreveport, Louisiana. She had her family at her side when she went home to the Lord. Odra Potter was born April 7, 1917 in Wise County, Virginia, to Sherman and Pearl Hillman Potter. She graduated from Coeburn High School in 1939. She […]

Jackie Lee Hampton

Jackie “Mama Jack” Hampton, 60, of Roan Mountain, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 31, 2012, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Jack Lawrence Proffitt, who died on July 17, 2012, and Marjorie Ann Eller Proffitt, who died in 2009. Mrs. Hampton was born in Boone, N.C., and was a graduate […]

Vincent Charles Pugh

Vincent Charles Pugh, 49, Johnson City, passed away unexpected Thursday, August 30, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of New Orleans, La., he had lived in Carter County for the past 2½ years. He was the Store Manager of Zoomerz (Broad Street), Elizabethton. He was of the Catholic Faith. He was preceded in death […]

Herman Lee Hodge

Herman Lee Hodge, 77, Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 1, 2012, at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Starlin and Clydia Overbay Hodge. Mr. Hodge was a barber, having operated the Circle Barber Shop at Hunter for 60 years. He was also a bus driver for […]

Jessica Murray Arnold

Ms. Jessica Sara Murray Arnold, 34, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at her home. She was the daughter of Frank and Rebecca Chandler Murray of Elizabethton and was born in Carter County. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Wanda Murray, in April […]

Peter W. Hampton

Peter W. Hampton, 93, died peacefully at the Johnson City Medical Center on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Hampton; a son, Bill Hampton, and a daughter, Dr. Harriette Hampton, of Ridgeland, Miss.; three grandchildren, Morgan Cowan, Meryl Cowan and William Hampton; a […]

Don W. Tetrick

Don W. Tetrick, age 96, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, the 26th of August, 2012, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home, following an extended illness. He was born December 31st, 1915 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of the late G.W. “Pappy” and Letha Galbraith Tetrick. Don grew up […]

Thomas Lowery Grindstaff

Thomas Lowery Grindstaff, 70, Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Archie Allen and Virgie Lee White Grindstaff. Tommy was a 1960 graduate of Unaka High School and attended Steed College. He served in the United States Air Force […]

Joe Goerge Spitzer

He was the son of the late Gaines and Gladys Clemons Spitzer and was born and raised in Elizabethton, Tenn. Mr. Spitzer was a veteran of the United States Army where he served in the 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions as a paratrooper. After leaving the Army, Mr. Spitzer worked for many years for J.I. […]

Susan Hopson

Mrs. Susan R. Hopson, 48, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2012, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Bill Blevins of Elizabethton and the late Emma Jean Holman Blevins and was born in Greeneville, Tenn. Mrs. Hopson was a member of Lynn Valley Baptist Church. […]

Mae A. Keller

Mrs. Mae Keller, 94, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord, on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Bessie Treadway Bowling and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death […]

Joyce E. Bishop

Born in Georgetown, Tenn., on July 4, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Winnie Powell Murray. Mrs. Bishop resided in Elizabethton for the majority of her life. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Mickey Murray, and a brother, Willis E. Murray. Mrs. […]

Vernon Nelson Whitehead

Vernon N. Whitehead, 78, 206 Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Dayton and Mollie Ingram Whitehead. Mr. Whitehead was a retired Millwright. He enjoyed buying, selling and trading cars. Mr. Whitehead was a […]

Mildred Fay Robinson Fritts

Mildred Fay Robinson Fritts, 94, Elizabethton passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012 at her residence after a brief illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Emerald & Winnie Wilson Robinson. She had lived in Elizabethton for the past sixty five years. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Fritts was a […]

Ruby N. Wagner

Ruby N. Wagner, age 97, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Mrs. Wagner was born in Ashe County, a daughter of the late Grover C. and Mollie Greene Norris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Amon D. Wagner, who was killed […]

Ernie L. Norris

Ernie L. Norris Mr. Ernie Norris, 56, of Hampton, went home to be with his Lord, on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. He was the son of the Beryl and Joann Elliott Norris of Roan Mountain and was born in Carter County. Mr. Norris was a member […]

Willie Simerly

Velma G. Sykes

Mrs. Velma G. Sykes, 84, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2012, at Franklin Woods Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Grady and Mary Nolia Coleman Griffin and was born in Erin, Tenn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, […]

Tanner Lee Perkins

Tanner Lee Perkins, 20, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012, as the results of an automobile accident. Tanner was a 2010 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was a Junior at East Tennessee State University. He had been employed for the past four summers at the Fish Springs Marina. Tanner was a member […]

Jack W. Ward

Jack Wayne Ward, 69, 325 Raccoon Ridge Lane, Johnson City, unexpectedly passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. He was the son of the late Charles and Frances Bowling Ward and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Martin. Jack […]

Judy Cassell Guinn

Howard Shannon

Howard Shannon, 98, Johnson City, passed away Monday, August 06, 2012 at Appalachian Christian Village. A native of Marion, VA he was the son of the late John W. and Ellen Neitch Shannon. Mr. Shannon was raised in Johnson City, graduating from Science Hill where he played basketball and won the Debate Championship in 1934. […]

Isaac Lincoln Nidiffer

2 Timothy 4:7-8: 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 […]

Glen C. Cordell

Glen C. Cordell, 93, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Darius E. & China Smith Cordell. Mr. Cordell was a retired Carpenter. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was […]

Frances Elizabeth Ornduff

Miss Frances E. Ornduff, age 85, of Elizabethton died Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she had lived in Raleigh, NC for over 40 years and was the daughter of the late Frank L. and Gladys Gentry Ornduff. She was a graduate of Elizabethton […]

Charlotte Goss Stallard

Charlotte Goss Stallard, age 90, of Johnson City went home to be with the Lord and her loving husband and daughter on Friday, August 3, 2012 at her residence. She was a native of Carter County and was a daughter of the late Claude and Bess Peoples Goss. In addition to her parents, she was […]

C.L. Grindstaff

C.L. Grindstaff, 84, Elizabethton went to meet our Lord, Thursday August 2, 2012 in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Dan & Alice Hardin Grindstaff. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Grindstaff retired from ITT, Gray. […]

Georgia T. Estep

Georgia Trusler Estep, 78, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, August 1, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Rose Large Trusler. Mrs. Estep was a homemaker. She was a member of the Roan Street Church of God. […]

Willene Slagle

Willene Slagle, 78, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Tisha Scalf Buckles. Mrs. Slagle was of the Holiness faith and was a homemaker. She enjoyed […]

Thomas Lynn Adams

Thomas Lynn Adams, 65, of Elizabethton, was called home Monday, July 30, 2012, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Tommy was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James Thurman and Wanda McKeehan Adams. Tommy was a 1965 graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended East Tennessee State University […]

Frances Elizabeth Denny

Frances Elizabeth Denny, 93, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Brian Center Health & Retirement in Clayton, N.C., following an extended illness. She was born in Blowing Rock, N.C., on January 30, 1919, and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Florence Elizabeth Jones Pitts. In addition to her […]

Chad Shawn Grindstaff

Chad Shawn Grindstaff, 36, 109 Pierce Branch Road, Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Asheville, N.C., he was the son of Bobby J. Grindstaff, Burnsville, N.C., and Barbara S. McKinney Grindstaff, Elizabethton. Mr. Grindstaff was a member of Doe River Baptist Church […]

Zella Marie Stout

Zella Marie Jones Stout, 89, of Elizabethton, formerly of the Big Spring Community, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Hermitage Health Center, where she had been a patient for the past six years. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late James S. and Loma Taylor Jones. Mrs. Stout was […]

Joan Marie Garrison Smith

Mrs. Joan M. “Joanie” Smith, 61, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital, following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Jack and Edith West Garrison. Mrs. Smith was the Administrative Assistant in the Carter County Mayor’s office for 30 years. She loved to garden, shop […]

Bettie Oliver Treadway

Bettie S. Treadway, 65, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Bessie Hinkle Richardson and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by […]

Richard Ray Arnett

Mr. Richard Ray Arnett, age 73, of Elizabethton, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Archie and Vada Mann Arnett. Mr. Arnett was retired as a route supervisor with Kern’s Bakery. He was a […]

Pauline Vernie Tolley

Pauline Vernie Tolley, 91, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, July 19, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Bluefield, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late W.B. & Vernie Mary Tanner Haldren. She had lived most of her life in Carter County. […]

Charles E. Becker

July 15, 2012, Charles E. Becker, beloved husband of the late Loveta M. Becker (nee Mosley); devoted father of Dennis Becker, Diane K. Kilakis, Vivia L. Pollack and Charleenia J. Becker; dear brother of Shirley Stewart. Also survived by thirteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held […]

Jack Lawrence Proffitt

Jack L. Proffitt, age 90, of the Milligan Community, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was a son of the late James “Jim” and Wilma Lawrence Proffitt and was born in Trade, TN. In addition to his parents, he was […]

Ella Jo Medearis

Ella Jo Medearis, age 85, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 in the Pine Ridge Health Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the last surviving child of the late Charles and Ella Aldridge Colbaugh. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her […]

Mary Helen Nicholson

Mary Helen Keener Turner Nicholson, age 88, of 719 W. E Street, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 in the Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Nicholson was born Oct. 17, 1923 to the late Karl O. and Josephine J. Keener. She was the great, great granddaughter of the late Rhodolph […]

Jettie Mae Rash

Jettie Mae Robinson Rash, 66, of Elizabethton, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness. She was a native of Johnson County, but had lived in Carter County for the past 31 years. She was a daughter of the late Luther and Carrie Lee Forrester Payne. Mrs. Rash was a […]

Vivian Lucille Carriger

Vivian Lucille Carriger, 78, Elizabethton “One of God’s Many Children” passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 at her residence among family after an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Bill & Myra Campbell Rhea. Mrs. Carriger was of the Baptist Faith. She was a homemaker. In addition […]

Betty Lucille Shouse

Mrs. Betty L. Bowers Shouse, 75, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Worley and Victoria Bowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Joe Shouse. Mrs. Shouse was […]

Jack S. McKinney

Jack Carroll McKinney, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Monday July 9, 2012, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Earnest and Ethel Shell McKinney. Jack was a 1956 graduate of Cloudland High School. He was a retired Truck Driver after 36 years of service. […]

Luther Landon Morton

2nd Corinthians 6-8: “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” Luther L. Morton, 84, 121 Greendale Court, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Will […]

Alice F. Dupkoski

Alice F. Dupkoski, age 66, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at her residence. A native of Bakersville, NC, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Roberta Holland Dupkoski. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James Dupkoski and Donald Dupkoski; and two sisters, […]

Kerroll S. Thompson

Mrs. Kerroll (Pinkie) S. Thompson, age 61, of Elizabethton, TN, went to be with the Lord on Monday June 25, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer at Holston Valley Medical Center Kingsport, TN. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her parents, Geraldine Taylor and Searles V. Earnest; daughter, Antia Earnest; sister, Jackie Horton; […]

Ruby Lillian Morris

Mrs. Ruby Lillian Taylor Morris, 94, of Gray, formerly of the Biltmore Community of Elizabethton, has eagerly waited for her heavenly white robe. On Monday, June 25, 2012, she was clothed in her robe just before midnight at the Wellmont Hospice House of Bristol. Mrs. Morris was the daughter of the late Henry William and […]

Mable Steffey Crowe

Mable Virginia Steffey Crowe, 87, of Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Groseclose, Va., she was the daughter of the late Irvin Harvey and Minnie Myrtle Horne Steffey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Gibson Crowe; […]

Betty Jo Montgomery

Jo Montgomery, 83, of Hampton, went home to be with her Lord and her husband, H. Hoover “Monty” Montgomery, on Friday, June 22, 2012, at Hillview Health Center. She was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Lillian Bryan Stewart and was born in Jamestown, La. In addition to her husband, who passed away on […]

Marcella C. Townsend

Marcella C. Townsend, age 81, of Johnson City, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Greene County, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Suella Price Carter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by […]

Erma Maxine Harr

Maxine Dykes Harr, 86, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, in the Hermitage Health Center. A native of Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Cecil & Cleo Pleasant Dykes. She had lived most of her life in Elizabethton. Maxine worked at the American Bemberg Corporation and also as a certified nursing […]

Arthur Beryl Ward

Arthur Beryl Ward, 79, Elizabethton passed away Saturday June 16, 2012 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Ella Ward Lytton. He was a 1953 graduate of Hampton High School. Mr. Ward was a retired truck driver having worked for Beaunit Fibers, Mason-Dixon Tank Lines and was […]

Joan Carol Mottern Bryd

Joan Carol Mottern Byrd, age 75 of Athens, passed away, June 15, 2012 at her residence. A native and resident of Elizabethton, Tennessee most of her life, and a resident of McMinn County for the past 3 years, she was a daughter of the late Justin and Catherine Gentry Mottern. She was of the Protestant […]

Elmer F. Garland

Elmer Fred Garland, 95, Elizabethton passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in the Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City. A native of Unicoi County he was a son of the late William & Mary Lee Schultz Garland. He had lived a number of years in Carter County. Mr. Garland served six years in World War […]

Yvonne Melba Fowler

Yvonne M. Fowler, 87, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Roy & Clara Pierce Lewis. Mrs. Fowler moved to Maryland in 1965 and returned to Elizabethton in 1983. Yvonne was Manager of Courtyard Apartments in Elizabethton. She was a […]

Carroll B. Markland

Carroll B. Markland, 90, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012, in the Hermitage Health Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late William & Bessie Smith Markland. He was retired from the United States Navy. He served in the Navy during World War II. He also was retired from […]

Glen C. Hutsell

Glen Cate Hutsell, 93, 105 Brookdale Drive, Johnson City, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Mr. Hutsell was a native of Athens, TN, and lived in a number of states before returning to Johnson City. He served his country honorably six years in the US Navy, having served in […]

Pauline V. Nave

Pauline V. Nave, 92, a resident of Cleveland, TN, passed away Saturday morning, June 2, 2012, in a Rhea county health care facility. Pauline was born on November 3, 1919, in Stonega, VA. A daughter of the late Charles W. and Cora Buckles Vandeventer. Pauline spent most of her life in the Elizabethton. Tenn. area […]

Everett Lee Gass

Everett Lee Gass, 85, of Elizabethton passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness. Everett was born on April 28, 1926. He was the second of 12 children born to Charles Hardin Gass and Hazel Castell Gass. Everett retired as District Manager for Dollar General Stores due to […]

Helen Pansock Jones

Helen Pansock Whitaker Jones Carter, age 92, Gray, passed away May 31, 2012, at Holston Valley Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of Michael and Mary Pansock. She was a native of Flint, Michigan. She lived most of her life in Elizabethton, TN, then moved to Telford, TN. She attended Notre Dame […]

Bessie T. Hardin

2nd Timothy 4: 7-8. 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 […]

John L. Fields

John L. “Johnny” Fields, 92, of Preston Place Suites, Kingsport, his home for the last five years, and formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in the Greystone Health Care Center in Blountville following a brief illness. Mr. Fields was the son of the late Leonard J. and Janie Qualls Fields and […]

Corinne Baker Wilcox

Corinne “Aunt Jo” Baker Wilcox, 91, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Hicks and Alice Morris Davis. Mrs. Wilcox was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She retired […]

Ollie Garrison, Jr.

Ollie Garrison Jr., 82, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Ollie Garrison Sr. and Goldie Williams Garrison. Mr. Garrison was a 1949 graduate of Elizabethton High School. In earlier years he worked at Smithdeal’s Supermarket. […]

Fairy Velma Cornett Ford

Fairy Velma Cornett Ford, age 88 of Elizabethton passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a bout with Alzheimer’s and Leukemia. A native of Avery County, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Lon and Emma Greer Cornett. Mrs. Ford was a homemaker and a member of […]

Virginia Anne Holly

Mrs. Virginia “Jenny” “Mamaw” Holly, 82, of 1400 Garden Road, Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord and her husband on Saturday, May 26, 2012 surrounded by her family and friends following a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Wade Hampton Peters, Sr. and Annie Tabitha Bailey Peters and was born in […]

E. Glenn Isaacs

E. Glenn Isaacs, 90, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Isaacs was born in Johnson County in the Dry Hill Community, but grew up in Carter County and resided in Elizabethton most of his life. He was the son of the late Joseph […]

Patricia Sue Leake

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints” — Psalms 116:15 Patricia (Sue) Leake, age 70, of Johnson City, TN, left earth for her heavenly home and slipped into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, May 25, 2012, after a long and very courageous battle […]

Shubert Earl White

Shubert Earl White, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Butler, Tennessee, a son of the late Dewey and Addie Eggers White. Mr. White served in the United States Navy during World War II. He retired from the Tennessee Department of Revenue Tax […]

Blaine M. Rhymer

Frank Wendell Perry

Mr. Frank W. Perry, age 78, of Johnson City, passed away, Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Perry was a native of Carter County. He was the son of the late Earl Perry and Myrtle Hodge Perry. In addition to his parents, three brothers, Charles Perry, Joe Perry and Howard Perry, also preceded […]

Loyd A. Garland, Sr.

Loyd A. Garland Sr., 80, of Johnson City, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012, at Appalachian Christian Village. A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Medford and Lucy Nave Garland. Loyd served in the United States Army. He was a 1949 graduate of Johnson County High School and a 1953 […]

Vance Hyder

Vance Hyder, age 99, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Oscar and Jane Dugger Hyder. Mr. Hyder was a farmer who enjoyed raising tomatoes and was a retired employee of North […]

Fannie Mae Berry Nelson

Fannie Mae Berry Nelson, 89, Elizabethton passed away Saturday May 19, 2012 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Griffin P. and Donnie Mae Rainbolt Berry. She had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a homemaker. […]

Elizabeth Sluder Wolfgang

Elizabeth Sluder Wolfgang, 81, Rutherfordton, North Carolina passed away Friday, May 18, 2012 at Fair Haven Home, Bostic, North Carolina. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Wade Charles & Laura Frances Tolley Sluder. She had lived a number of years in Rutherfordton. Elizabeth was a former member of the […]

Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer

Mrs. Katie Lee Sullivan Shafer, age 74, Johnson City, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at her residence. A native of Old Butler, TN, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Nellie Leonard Sullivan. Mrs. Shafer was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shafer; […]

The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday

May 19

Rosalee Williams Floyd

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Ruby Lyons Carver

Ruby Lyons Carver passed away peacefully in her home in New Orleans at age 95 on Thursday, January 5, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis R. Carver; her son, Bobby C. Carver; two infant sons, Billy and Jimmy Carver; and four sisters. Survivors include son Jack Carver of Atlanta; daughter Judy […]

Dr. Joseph G. Earhart

Dr. Joseph G. Earhart, 82, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was born April 10, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. He was fortunate enough to marry two wonderful women, Billie and Rosemary, both of whom preceded him in death. He graduated from East Tennessee State University. He later received a Doctorate of […]

Kimberly Ward Bowers

Kimberly Ward Bowers, 54, Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Kim was born on March 8, 1958 to W.G. “Dub” Ward, Elizabethton, and the late Vivian Ellis Ward. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Paul and Hallie Ellis and Everett and Sally Ward, and an uncle, […]

Norbert Melvin Jenquin

Norbert Melvin Jenquin, 84, 200 N. East Street, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the residence of his daughter, Laura Tester. A native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Melvin & Myrtle Boulanger Jenquin. He had lived in Elizabethton for the past 36 years. Mr. Jenquin was a […]

Ruth R. McAmis

Ruth Ruble McAmis, 86, Elizabethton, moved forward to her heavenly home Monday, May 7, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness, where she will be welcomed by her Heavenly Father; her parents: James Hunter & Maude Irene Browning Ruble; brother & sister-in-law: Curtis & Jean Ruble; sisters: Helen Jones, Marie Foster; […]

Joan C. Avery

Mrs. Joan C. Avery, 71, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord, on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Shannon and Josie James Richmond and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in […]

Donald Joe Collins

Mr. Don J. Collins, 85, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his home. He was the son of the late Eston C. and Maxie C. Carrier Collins and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, […]

Ada Eva Johnson

Ada Eva Johnson, 102, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Pine Ridge Care Center following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Stella Taylor Roberson and was born in Olympia, WA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William […]

Brigette L. Wilson

Doris Folsom Davis

Doris Folsom Davis, November 9, 1932, to September 4, 2009, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, will be laid to rest Saturday, June 2, at 10:30 A.M. with a graveside service to be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN. Doris was born Nov. 9, 1932, in Elizabethton, TN, to Murray Stover Folsom and […]

David Christian Oliver Owens

David Christian Oliver Owens, 39, Limestone, passed away at his residence, Saturday April 28, 2012. A native of Carter County, he was of Scotts-Irish descent. David was a son of Charles Edward Owens, Blountville and Janie Alice Oliver, Johnson City. He grew up in South Florida. He was a graduate of Ball State University, Indianapolis, […]

Della Jane Bowers

Mrs. Della Jane Bowers, age 79, of Elizabethton, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, died Friday, April 27, 2012, in the Hillview Health Center. A native of Carter County she was the daughter of the late Ulysses E. Mann and Vicie Baird Mann Hopkins. Mrs. Bowers had been a seamstress at Wetzel’s Cleaners. In addition […]

Doris M. Branch

Mrs. Doris M. Branch, 68, Johnson City, passed away Friday, April 28, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. A native of Johnson County she was the daughter of the late James Clyde and Elva Arline Dugger Tester. She was a member of University Parkway Baptist Church and worked at Milligan […]

Howard Wilson Holsclaw, Jr.

Howard Holsclaw, Jr., 78, of Elizabethton died on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Wilkesboro, NC, he was the son of the late Howard Wilson Holsclaw, Sr. and Bertha Mae Miller Holsclaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in […]

William H. Longmire, Jr.

Mr. William “Bill” Longmire, Jr., 89, Johnson City, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in the James H. Quillen VAMC Community Center in Mountain Home following an extended illness. He was born in Pioneer, Tennessee, on March 25, 1923, and moved to Elizabethton, in 1928, where he was raised. He was the son of […]

William Wilson

Mr. William Wilson, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. He was a son of the late Taylor and Edith VanHuss Wilson and was born in Carter County. Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton is serving the Wilson family.

Nellie Irene Boring

Nellie Irene Boring, 93, of Bristol, Tennessee, died on Sunday, April 22, 2012. She was born June 30, 1918, a daughter of the late H.O. Ferguson and Willie Ferguson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Gordon Boring. Nellie was a World War II veteran, having […]

Charlotte Nance Jordan

Charlotte Nance Jordan, 85, Elizabethton passed away Sunday April 22, 2012 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Edward Avery and Mamie Bell Parker Nance. Charlotte was a member of the 1945 graduating Class of Elizabethton High School. She was a homemaker. She was […]

Claude J. Morton

Claude Morton, 88, Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord, Thursday April 19, 2012, at his residence after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late James Dalton and Sadie Hinkle Morton. He was a retired Machinist from the Raytheon Corporation, Bristol. Mr. Morton served in the United […]

Robert C. Forbes

Robert C. Forbes, 84, Johnson City, formerly of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was the son of the late Oliver C. and Nell Goodnight Forbes. Mr. Forbes was a member of First Christian Church, Johnson City. He was also a member at Englewood Christian […]

Hilda Meehan

William G. Skeans

William G. “Bill” Skeans, 62, of Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born January 14, 1950, a son of the late Gordon and Ellen Stout Skeans. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #622, in Watauga, and the Carter County Constable […]

Ralph Williams

Mr. Ralph Williams, 86, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was the son of the late Charlie and Daisy McKinney Williams and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond Williams, Jim Williams and Farris […]

Bobby E. McCurry

Howard Love

On Monday, April 9, 2012, Howard “Doc” Love, age 86, of Elizabethton, TN, passed from the arms of his devoted family into the open arms of his heavenly Father. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Russell and Louie Bell Ellis Love; four sisters, Hattie Love Ritchie, Mildred Love, Zelma “Cricket” Love, and […]

Jeffery G. Lewis

Jeffrey G. “Bo” Lewis, 40, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Melvin Grant “Red” Lewis and Betty Jean Peters Lewis. Bo loved working on cars and had worked as an auto mechanic at L&P Motors. Mr. […]

Eloise Phillips

Pat J. Bowers

Pat J. “Red” Bowers, 82, former Mayor and City Councilman of Elizabethton passed away Saturday April 7, 2012, at his residence after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Cecil and Cora Ramey Bowers. Pat “Red” operated Bowers Motor Sales in Elizabethton for 52 years. His father […]

William Ralph Cole

Mr. William Ralph Cole, born August 2, 1926, of Elizabethton, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at his residence. He was the son of the late Brooks and Edith Hyder Cole. Mr. Cole was a graduate of Hampton Elementary School, Elizabethton High School in 1944 and the University of Tennessee in 1948 with a degree in […]

Ruth T. Whitaker

Ruth T. “Granny” Rogers Whitaker, 77, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late James Christopher and Mamie Edens Price. She was a homemaker. She was of the Christian Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in […]

Wanda McEwen Murray

Wanda McEwen Murray, age 94, of Butler, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Lexington, Ky. She was a native of Johnson County (Doeville), Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Joseph Wade McEwen and Ida Lowe McEwen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Riley Murray; […]

Colleen Simerly Davenport

Mrs. Colleen Simerly Davenport, 89, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in the Jonas Ridge Adult Care Center in Jonas Ridge, NC. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Mary Banks Simerly and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her […]

Katherine Deanna Pierce Sproles Wiseman

Katherine Deanna “Dee” Pierce Sproles Wiseman, 73, of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William R. and Ruth Disney Pierce. Dee was a 1956 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was retired from Iodent Chemical Company. She […]

Darrell Gray McClure

Mr. Darrell Gray McClure, age 74, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Raymond and Byer Gray McClure and was born in Washington County. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in […]

Ruth L. Cairnes

Ruth Mildred Cairnes, 91, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012, at Pineridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of Buncombe County, NC, and was of the Baptist faith. She was a daughter of the late Joshua Bud Lyda and Pearl Owens Lyda. During the course of her years, she was employed […]

Charles Curtis Branch

Mr. Charles Curtis “Mr. B” Branch, 66, Johnson City, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, at Appalachian Christian Village surrounded by his loving family. A native of Jonesborough, he was the son of the late Roy Jerome and Anna Belle Keeling Branch. He was a member of University Parkway Baptist Church. Mr. B’s love for […]

Johnny D. Self

Mrs. Johnny D. Self, age 78, of Unicoi County passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Pine Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Elizabethton. She was born in Castro County, Texas and was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Pauline Dinkins Godfrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in […]

Johnnie T. Sneed

Roma Jean Deloach

Betty Ramsey Coleman

Betty Ramsey Coleman died March 14, 2012, at her home in Chattanooga, TN. She was a native of Buchanan County, VA, and a resident of Elizabethton, TN, for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley M. Coleman; and her brother, Jack Ramsey. Mrs. Coleman was the daughter of Myrtle K. and […]

Pamela Oatman Curran

Pamela Oatman Curran, Age 56, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. Pam was baptized February 12, 1969, at age 14, at West Side Christian Church by Minister Ronnie Savits. She attended Elizabethton High School. Survivors include: Her Father and Step-Mother, Richard […]

Dolly Moore Buck

Dollie Moore “Dot” Buck, 71, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Charles A. Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C. She was a daughter of the late Herman and Sudie Birchfield Moore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William David Buck, and a brother, Jimmy […]

Dorothy Hathaway Broome

Ms. Dorothy “Dottie” Hathaway Broome, age 80, of Elizabethton passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Harry Carriger and Sarah Emily Wilcox Hathaway. Dottie retired from the Elizabethton Electric System. She was a member of […]

Lois Guinn Lewis

Lois June Guinn Lewis, 77, Elizabethton passed away Friday, March 9, 2012 at the residence of her nephew Richard Bowers following a brief illness. A native of Carter County she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mae Wilson Guinn. She was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. She was a homemaker. Lois […]

Jerry Allen Hardin

Jerry “Tiny” Hardin, 53, 808 Watauga Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Alvin and Sylvia Chambers Hardin. Tiny was owner and operator of Tiny’s Towing and Recovery Service. He loved spending time with his family. In addition to his […]

Oscar Lee Hughes

Oscar Lee Hughes, 92, Hermitage Health Center, Elizabethton, passed away Friday March 2, 2012, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was a son of the late Toye E. & Blanche Proveaux Hughes. He was retired from the Spinning Department of North American Rayon Corporation. Mr. Hughes served in the United States Army during World War […]

Betty Edmondson Miller

Mrs. Betty Edmondson Miller of Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Willard and Nannie Bowling Edmondson and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by […]

William G. Hull

William “Bill” Hull, 71, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. He was the son of the late George and Mary Crowley Hull and was born in Newport, R.I. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen […]

Wilma Jean Ritchie Bennett

Mrs. Wilma Jean Ritchie Bennett, age 75, 617 Walnut Street, Elizabethton, went home at last to be with her Lord and her husband Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Teddy G. and Selma Bellamy Ritchie. […]

Mary Evelyn B. Miller

Mary Evelyn Buckles Miller, 77, Elizabethton, went home be with her Lord, Wednesday February 22, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Omer E. and Eva Mae Culbert Buckles. She was a graduate of Hampton High School and Steed Business College. Evelyn was […]

Grayson Elmer Richardson

Grayson Elmer Richardson, 81, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home. He was a life-long resident of Elizabethton and a son of the late Anderson and Mary Katie Cox Richardson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 special years, Betty Jean […]

Jeffrey C. Buck

Jeffery Carroll Buck, 39, Johnson City, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012, at his residence. He was a Carter County native. Jeff was a 1990 Graduate of Happy Valley High School. He was employed as a Construction Worker. He served in the United States Navy. He was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church. Jeff […]

R.E. Campbell

R.E. Campbell, 88, of Elizabethton, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012, at his home after a brief illness. He was a son of the late Will and Maggie Taylor Campbell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. Mr. Campbell worked for North American Rayon Corporation for […]

Thomas F. Carriger

Thomas Frost Carriger, 52, of Johnson City, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday, February 13, 2012. A native of Elizabethton, he was the son of the late Thomas McDonald and Cathryn Frost Carriger. Mr. Carriger was an avid golfer and a car enthusiast. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his […]

Mary B. Cordell

Mary B. Cordell, 88, of Roan Mountain, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Ms. Cordell was a daughter of the late Will and Nellie Tipton Cordell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Ronnie Cordell; three sisters, Ann Prebich, Camaleen Hughes and Grace […]

Mary Kate Moody

Mary Kate Harris Moody, 95, Elizabethton passed away Saturday February 11, 2012 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late W.O. & Bertie Sims Harris. She was a retired waitress having worked at the Southern Restaurant for over 18 years. Mary was a member of […]

Edna S. Taylor

Mrs. Edna S. Taylor, 92, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord following an extended illness on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Hubert and Sarah Jarvis Sutphin and was born in Unicoi County, however, she lived in Carter County most of her life. In […]

Gordon Blaine Boring

Gordon Blaine Boring, 90, of Bristol, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, February 10, 201,2 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a son of the late William and Francis Smith Boring. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lynne McIntosh. Gordon was a World War II veteran, having […]

Darlie C. Hyder

Darlie C. Hyder, 85, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2012, in the Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie & Lockie Hilman Tolley. She was a retired employee of Texas Instruments after 18 years of service, retiring in 1991. […]

Samuel Carl Humphrey

Samuel Carl “Sammy” Humphrey, 71, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, February 6, 2012, in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Johnson City. He was a Carter County native. Sammy was a 1959 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He was a Master Barber graduating from the Barber College in Jacksonville, Florida. He retired from Inland Container. Sammy […]

Bonnie Beatrice Estep

Bonnie Beatrice “Bea” Estep, 91, of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, February 6, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah Courtner Hodge. Mrs. Estep was a graduate of Hampton High School. In her earlier years she was employed […]

Helen Claire Irick

Helen C. Irick, 91, of Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Pine Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas T. and Mary A. Wagner Irick. Ms. Irick was a teacher with the Carter County School System and later retired […]

Ruth L. Greene

Ruth Little Greene, 86, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 3, 2012, following a very lengthy illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Roy Porter & Mary Treadway Little. She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee […]

Betty Jean Lewis

“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.” II Timothy […]

John Dewey Frye, Jr.

John D. Frye Jr., 87, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2012, at his home. He was the son of the late John D. and Ruby Smith Frye. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Livingston Frye, and a sister, Margaret White. Mr. Frye is survived […]

William Harry Stitt

William Harry “Bill” Stitt, 86, Johnson City, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2012, in the CLC of the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Kingsport, he was a son of the late Thomas W. and Nora Jones Stitt. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a […]

Virginia A. Carter

Virginia A. Carter, 89, of Johnson City, died Monday, January 30, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Drew G. and Cora Currington Cotton. Mrs. Carter was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church. She was a devoted Christian whose faith was a […]

Linda J. Rouse

Linda Jo Matheson Rouse, age 62, Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord on Friday, January 27, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. Her precious, loving soul has returned to her father where she belongs. Born in Bremerton, Wash., she lived most of her life in Elizabethton. Preceded in death […]

Shirley Fulton Hardin

Shirley Alberta Fulton Hardin, age 78, of Newton, passed away on Friday, January27, 2012 at her residence. Born May 30, 1933 in Carter County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Nelson Fulton and Fannie Mae Cornett Fulton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth Fulton, Bill […]

Lawrence Crawford Timbs

Retired and decorated U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Lawrence C. Timbs died January 25, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Author of two books — “Mountain Memories” (1968) and “Tragedy at Old Fish Springs” (1981), Mr. Timbs was 90 years old. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran, having served […]

Hazel Jane Shipley

Mrs. Jane Brumit Shipley age 84, of 324 Jonesboro Rd., Piney Flats, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 21, 2012, after a brief stay at the Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of Johnson City, TN and lived in Elizabethton and St. Petersburg, FL. She was the […]

Bernie Sue Birchfield

Bernie Sue Birchfield, 65, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Bernie and Lou Nell Birchfield and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Jack V. Farmer and a […]

Velmer M. Rock

Velmer M. Rock, 84, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, Tuesday January 17, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Clarence & Blanche Smith Rock. Mr. Rock retired after 50 years of service at North American Rayon Corporation as a Mechanic […]

Max L. Blackwell

Max Lester Blackwell, 91, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2012, at Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Blackwell was a member of First Baptist Church of Rogersville. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy, and was assigned to the Armed Guard Crew of Merchant […]

Kenneth J. Northmore

Kenneth J. Northmore, 84, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, January 16, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Chicago, Ill., he had lived in Carter County most of his life and was a son of the late Robert and Lillian Northmore. Mr. Northmore […]

Loretta M. Woods

Loretta Montgomery Woods, 61, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2012, at Pine Ridge Care Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of Mary Whitehead McNeal of Elizabethton and the late Roy A. Montgomery. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Woods, and her […]

David Blaine Buck, Sr.

Blaine Buck, Sr., 95, Elizabethton passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012 in the Hermitage Health Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Milton B. “Pig” & Osa Bell Redmond Buck. He was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended Tulane University in New Orleans. He served in […]

Helen H. Etter

Helen Haines Etter, 75, of Johnson City, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Johnson City, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Loraine Burleson Haines. Helen was a member of Faith Tabernacle and the Brown Gardenia Society. In addition to her parents she was […]

Annette Henson Berry

Annette D. Henson Berry, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2012, in the Pine Ridge Care Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Hunter Harold and Edna Holly Williams. She was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in […]

Jeanette B. Lund

Mrs. Jeanette Lund, 63, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012, at the Select Specialty Hospital, Bristol, TN. She was the daughter of the late Ellick and Bonnie Townsend Birchfield and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil Birchfield and Worley […]

Jeremy Keith Hyder

Mr. Jeremy “Keith” Hyder, 39, of Knoxville, formerly of Erwin and Johnson City, died Monday, January 9, 2012, in Knoxville. A native of Johnson City, he was the son of Tim Bailey, Erwin; the adoptive son of Nat Hyder, Hampton, and the late Teresa Ann Bennett Hyder. He was a landscaper. Mr. Hyder loved working […]

Robert Lee Goodwin

Robert Lee Goodwin, 62, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012, unexpectedly. A native of Farmville, Virginia, he was a son of the late James Austin & Evadne Grindstaff Goodwin. He had lived in Elizabethton since 1951. He was a 1967 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He also attended Elizabethton Business College. Lee served in […]

Phyllis Ann Bailey

Mrs. Phyllis Ann “Susie” Miller Bailey, 69, of Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord following an unexpected illness Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at her residence. A native of Washington County, TN, she was the daughter of Bea McGaha and the late Garfield “Red” McGaha. Mrs. Bailey was a former owner of Susie’s Shoes in […]

Clifford H. Hamilton

Mr. Clifford H. Hamilton, of Elizabethton, left this earthly home for a better place from the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, as a result of complications of an accident on October 9, 2011. He was the son of the late William and Nannie Hulse Hamilton and was born in the […]

Pauline Edith Markham

Charlotte Nilene Hart Walker

Nilene Hart Walker, 84, Elizabethton passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012 at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late George Lee and Retta Morley Hart. Mrs. Walker was a retired school teacher. She was a 1946 graduate of Elizabethton High School, attended Milligan College and received a BS […]

Tevis Beartice Cole Cochrane

Tevis Beatrice Cole Cochrane, 94, of Claysville, PA, formerly of Johnson City, and Boca Raton, FL, died at 12:25 a.m. Sunday, January 1, 2012, in Washington Hospital, Washington, PA. Most recently, she resided at Presbyterian Senior Care in Washington, PA. She was born August 19, 1917, in McRoberts, KY, daughter of James Anderson and Myrtle […]

Pauline Laws Ellis

Pauline Laws Ellis, 93, Elizabethton went home to be with her Lord Saturday, December 31, 2011 in the Hillview Health Center. A native of Red Hill, North Carolina she was a daughter of the late L. Caney and Savannah Bailey Laws. She had lived most of her life in Carter County. Mrs. Ellis was a […]

Mildred Johnson Younce

Mrs. Mildred Johnson Younce, 87, of Elizabethton died Friday, December 30, 2011 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. A native of Reese, NC she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Bessie Brewer Johnson. Mrs. Younce retired as a sales clerk and manager of Fred Davis Jewelers in Elizabethton after forty years of […]

Fred B. Blackburn

Mr. Fred B. Blackburn, 90, of Hampton, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the home of his son following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Hill and Pearl Wagner Blackburn and was born in Johnson County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife […]

Ola Mae Taylor

Christine Ervin Phillips

Turner Stout Triplett

Turner “Fizz” Triplett, 96, 1949 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, Tenn., and formerly of Old Butler, Tenn., passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011, at Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, after an extended illness. He was born in Johnson County, Tenn., on April 20, 1915, a son of the late William and Edna Shoemaker Triplett. […]

Wilma Faye Hart

Wilma Faye Hart, Johnson City, passed away Monday December 26, 2011 at her residence. A native of Cocke County, she was a daughter of the late Jud & China Kelley Haney. She had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a 1948 graduate of Washington College Academy. Mrs. Hart was owner of […]

Franklin Jerome Christian

Franklin Jerome Christian, 78, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011 in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. He was a native of Exeter, Virginia, and had resided in the Johnson City area since 1954. He was the son of the late Lloyd and Retha Cook Christian. […]

Robert Howard Lipps

Robert Howard “Bobby” Lipps, 61, Elizabethton passed away unexpected Sunday December 25, 2011 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Howard Herbert and Romella Roberts Lipps. He had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was a 1969 graduate of Elizabethton High School […]

Carol Ann Pritchard

Jack Dean Kyte

Jack Dean Kyte, 75, Elizabethton, passed away December 21, 2011, in the Johnson City Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John Hamilton and Georgianna Smith Kyte and was born May 2, 1936. He was a member of Big Springs Baptist […]

Lucille N. Triplett

Lucille Triplett passed away after an extended illness on Sunday, December 18, 2011, at The Heart Remembers of the Carriage House Inn in Shelbyville, Tenn. A native of Elizabethton, Mrs. Triplett moved to Shelbyville from Edgewater, Fla., following the death of her husband, Bynum Triplett. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist […]

Letha Lyons

Mrs. Letha Lyons, 84, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2011, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late William C. and Burnie Buckles Berry and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard […]

John William Sellers, Jr.

John William “Bill” Sellers, Jr. 84, Elizabethton passed away Friday December 16, 2011 in the Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville . A native of Carter County he was a son of the late John William Sellers, Sr. and Flossie Mae Hardin Sellers. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was […]

Carlos Michael Hale

Carlos Michael “Mike” Hale, 75, of 705 4th Street, Elizabethton, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2011. He was born in Elizabethton and was the son of the late French Beamer and Helen Francis Merritt Hale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Deborah Hale. Mike […]

Hildred Nave LaPorte

Mary Nell Brown

Mary Nell Mottern Brown, 77, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away Monday, December 12, 2011, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Carter County on April 10, 1934, a daughter of the late Hugh Mottern and Anna Belle Stout Mottern. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Robert Lynn Goddard Jr.

Nellie Jane Ward

Hayden Wiseman

Hayden M. Wiseman, 70, of Elizabethton, passed peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, December 11, 2011, after an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Ben and Vera Ward Wiseman. Mr. Wiseman was a graduate of Hampton High School and attended Tennessee Vocational Training Center. […]

Kenneth Wayne Graybeal

Kenneth Wayne Graybeal, 102, of Roan Mountain, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2011, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. He was the son of the late C.R. and Florence Victoria Calhoun Graybeal and was born in Roan Mountain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jonnie […]

Lena Ruth McKinney

Miss Lena Ruth McKinney, 78, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, formerly a resident of Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 11, 2011, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. She was a daughter of the late Merritt and Cinda Hyder McKinney and was born in Carter […]

Frances Evelyn Julian

Frances Evelyn Julian was born on March 16, 1931, in Carter County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Robert “Bob” Mottern and Pearl Hodge Mottern. Mrs. Frances had been a resident of Hermitage Health Care for the past 2½ years, where she passed away peacefully on December 3, 2011. In addition to her […]

Sheila Guinn

The Lord called Sheila E. Guinn, 57, Elizabethton, home Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Sherman E. and Laura Mary Persinger Watson. She was a 1972 graduate of Happy Valley High School and was retired from the Carter County School System, having […]

Dwaine Price

Dwaine Price, 83, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, December 4, 2011, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Garfield Perry and Mazie Brooks Price and was born in Sabine, W.Va. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death […]

John M. Lewis Sr.

John M. Lewis Sr., 74, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Howard C. and Beulah Hipps Lewis. Mr. Lewis was a 1955 graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended Steed College. He served in the United […]

James Edward Perkins

James “Eddie” Perkins, age 44, of Johnson City, passed away Friday, December 2, 2011, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Johnson City, he was the son of James Perkins and wife Ruby, Johnson City, and Mary Collett, Watauga, TN. Mr. Perkins was a member of Princeton Freewill Baptist […]

Olena N. Musick

Olena Nave Musick, 82, Elizabethton passed away Saturday November 26, 2011 at her residence after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Luther Paul and Grace Blevins Nave. Olena was a 1946 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a member of West Side Christian Church. She […]

Charles Howard Hendrix, Jr.

Mr. Charles Howard Hendrix, Jr. 67, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. He was a life long resident of Carter County and was the son of the late Howard Hendrix, Sr. and Sally Treadway Hendrix. In addition to his parents he […]

Jan Keesey

Jan Keesy, age 72, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully at her residence Monday, November 21, 2011 following an extended illness. A native of Aberdeen, Washington, she was a daughter of the late Mahlon D. and Hope McPherson McGraw. Mrs. Keesy worked as a teacher’s aide with the Carter County School System at Keenburg Elementary School […]