Betty Ann Buck

Betty Ann Buck

Betty Ann Lee-Buck, of Johnson City, died on July 7, 2011, after a lengthy illness.

She was married for 55 years to the late Guy C. Buck and was the daughter of the late Robert “Bob” and Eva Lou Guffey-Lee, of Elizabethton.

Mrs. Buck was a 1951 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 1952 graduate of the Steed Business College. She worked as a medical transcriptionist for the Gordon, Ruffin, Hillman and Miller Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic for more than 30 years.

She was also a Girl Scout Leader in her community, serving more than 50 scouts and was a member of the Unaka Avenue Baptist Church for 50 years. She enjoyed cooking and baking for others and sewing as a hobby.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Harold G. Lee.

Survivors include three daughters: Debra Bacon and son-in-law, David, of Elizabethton, Vickie Buck, of Piney Flats, Kara Farris, of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Savannah and Jack; one sister, Nancy Lee Bullock and her husband, Curtis, of Elizabethton; and also two nephews, Chris Bullock and his wife, Stephanie, and their daughter, Kaylee, of Jonesborough, and Curtis Bullock Jr. and his wife, Jessica, of Elizabethton.

Many thanks go to the Medical Center Hospice, especially Pam, Megan, Sarah Cooper, Cindy and Shawna for caring with compassion.

Special thanks go to Unaka Avenue Baptist Church for their caring and help and to special caregivers Glenda, Shirley and Sissy. Special thanks go to Kristy Davenport and Staff from Encore Salon.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 am Saturday, July 9, 2011, from Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton. Pastor Ronnie Mitchell will officiate. Pallbearers will be Chris Bullock, Curtis Bullock, David Bacon, Buford Stone, David Carper and Todd Stone. A procession will leave the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday for the cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday.

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Arrangements are by Morris Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City. 423-282-1521

Happy Valley Memorial Park