Obituaries

Obituaries

Oct 2020

Name Date of Service
Luther A. Bare 10/13/2020
Luther A. Bare October 14, 2020 Date of Service: October 18, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Freeom   Luther Aaron “Buster” Bare, 81, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in the Franklin-Woods Hospital, Johnson City. He was born November 19, 1938 in Elizabethton to the late Roby & Blanche Vandeventer Bare. He was a graduate of Mary Hughes High School, Bluff City. Buster was retired after 45 years of service from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. He was of the Baptist Faith. He loved kids. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of...
Betty Jean Whitson Maupin 10/13/2020
Betty Jean Whitson Maupin October 10, 2020 Date of Service: October 12, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Betty Jean Whitson Maupin, age 85, of Elizabethton, TN passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Hillview Health Center. She was the daughter of the late James Fredrick Holsclaw and Susan Ann Harmon Holsclaw. She was a very active member of Elizabethton Church of Christ, and owner/operator of her ceramic shop for several years. Betty loved to spend time with her family and was a wonderful cook. She also loved her church family. To know Betty was to love her....
Anna Belle Walker 10/13/2020
Anna Belle Walker October 10, 2020 Date of Service: October 16, 2020 Interment Location:  Laurels Section    
Peggy Sue Carriger-Emmert 10/12/2020
Peggy Sue Carriger-Emmert October 9, 2020 Date of Service: October 12, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion   Peggy Sue Carriger-Emmert, age 89, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Friday, October 09, 2020 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Levi Ellis Carriger and Ida McKinley “Kennie” Colbaugh Carriger. Peggy was the director of Human Services for Elizabethton Electric System and retired after 42 ½ years. She was a member at First Christian Church of Elizabethton. She loved spending time with her family, loved to laugh and be around all of her friends. In addition to her...
Marian West Taylor 10/10/2020
Marian West Taylor October 2, 2020 Date of Service: October 10, 2020 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Marian West Taylor, 76, of Marietta, Ga., passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020, following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.Marian was born in Elizabethton, Tenn., on December 3, 1943 to Raymond and Mary Helen West, who preceded her in death. She attended high school in Elizabethton, Tenn., and received an associate degree from Steed College in Johnson City, Tenn. During her career, Marian worked as a secretary for various offices in East Tennessee and Georgia. She loved singing and dancing to Elvis, listening...
Harry Lee Messimer 10/09/2020
Harry Lee Messimer September 29, 2020 Date of Service: October 9, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   There is a tour bus leaving for Heaven and Harry is your driver.  Harry Lee Messimer, 91, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Harry was born on May 31, 1929, in Elizabethton, Tenn. to the late Amy and John Messimer.  He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955.  He drove a Greyhound bus from 1956 to 1988.  After retiring from Greyhound, he drove for Abbott Tours for 24 years.  He was a...
Edward D. Brumit 10/09/2020
Edward D. Brumit October 5, 2020 Date of Service: October 9, 2020 Interment Location:  Crown Section   Edward “Teen” Brumit, 71, Johnson City, passed away Monday, October 5, 2020, at his residence. He was a member of Carter County Car Club and Rod and Gun Club. Teen was preceded in death by: his parents, John and Lillian Carver Davidson; and two brothers, Floyd Gayle Brumit and Roger Davidson. Survivors include: two children, Phillip and Janet Brumit; four grandchildren, Heath and Dale McKeehan and Marshall and Kennedy Brumit; one sister, Barbara Cole; and one niece, Joanne Brumit Clark. Teen’s family will...
Janet Lee Ramsey 10/08/2020
Janet Lee Ramsey September 26, 2020 Date of Service: October 8, 2020 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   Janet Lee Ramsey, 75, of Johnson City, passed away Saturday, September 26th, 2020 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Born in Elizabethton on March 15, 1945, Jan was the daughter of the late Eugene and Frankie Humphreys Adkins. She was a graduate of Valley High School in Valley Station, Kentucky and also lived in Tennessee and formerly Richmond, Virginia. Jan loved singing with the choir and was a dedicated member of the Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. Caring deeply about others, her priority...

Sep 2020

Name Date of Service
Jimmie G. Thomas 09/29/2020
Jimmie G. Thomas September 26, 2020 Date of Service: September 29, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Jimmie Gale Thomas, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at his residence. A native of Buchanan, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Albert Gordon & Eva Sines Thomas. He had lived in Tennessee since 1978. Mr. Thomas served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, stationed in Germany He was a retired Supervisor at Alemite Corporation, Johnson City. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Esther Rose Fick Thomas,...
Thomas William "Bill" Crawford 09/24/2020
Thomas William "Bill" Crawford September 21, 2020 Date of Service: September 24, 2020 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   “ I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” 2 Timothy 4:7 Thomas William “Bill” Crawford went to be with Jesus and his precious wife known to many as Mama or Mamaw on September 21, 2020. Bill was born on July 1, 1934 in Beech Mountain, N.C. to George and Vada Crawford. He resided in Elizabethton, TN for 51 years where he was the owner of Crawford Drywall Inc. Bill loved the Lord with all...
Michael L. Shouse 09/24/2020
Michael L. Shouse September 21, 2020 Date of Service: September 24, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   Michael L. Shouse, age 64, Elizabethton, passed away peacefully at his home after a very courtageous battle with cancer on Monday, September 21, 2020. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Joe B. & Frances “Bobbie” Crumley Shouse. He was a graduate of Hampton High School. Mike was retired from Elizabethton Fire Department as Fire Chief, a position that he was extremly proud. He was a member of the following: Tn. Fire Chief’s Association, Tn. Fire Inspectors Association,...
Mary Lloyd Shultz 09/24/2020
Mary Lloyd Shultz August 14, 2020 Date of Service: September 23, 2020 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   Mary Lloyd Taul Shultz, age 95, of Elizabethton, TN died August 14, 2020 following several months of declining health. She was born on July 1, 1925 in Excelsior Springs, MO and was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Violet Harbaugh Taul of Smithville, MO. She attended public schools in Smithville and received her bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University, where she majored in health and physical education. She later pursued graduate education at East Tennessee State University and obtained additional certification as...
Dorothy Jane O'Dell 09/24/2020
Dorothy Jane O'Dell June 21, 2020 Date of Service: September 24, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   Dorothy Jane O’Dell, of Salem, VA., died on Sunday, June 21, 2020.  She was born in Johnson City, TN., on July 25, 1933. The daughter of the late Kathleen Sammons O’Dell and Harold Alison O’Dell. D. J. was baptized at the age of 12 at the First Christian Church in Elizabethton, TN.  She has been a member of Salem Church of Christ since 1959 and a member of Alpha Delta Kappa since 1962. D. J. graduated from ETSU in Johnson City with a...
Freeman Kenneth Taylor 09/23/2020
Freeman Kenneth Taylor September 19, 2020 Date of Service: September 23, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Freeman K. Taylor, age 87, went to be with his Lord on September 19, 2020 at his residence. Freeman was the son of the late General Jackson Taylor “GJ” and Goldie Taylor. He was the owner/operator of Quik Cleaners and Grady’s Dry Cleaning. Freeman enjoyed being at the cleaners where he could visit with all his customers. Freeman was a member of Moore’s Chapel FWB Church and the Scout Master of Troop #9 in Elizabethton. He was a big supporter of New York...
Yvonne Snyder McEwen 09/21/2020
Yvonne Snyder McEwen September 17, 2020 Date of Service: September 21, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Yvonne Snyder McEwen, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 in the NHC Health Care Center, Johnson City. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Floyd & Mary Williams Snyder. Yvonne was a 1953 graduate of Johnson County High School. She had lived in Elizabethton for 64 years. She attended Happy Valley Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Pauline Simcox and Juanita Lassieter and two brothers: Floyd Snyder,...
Earline Cross Proffitt 09/19/2020
Earline Cross Proffitt September 15, 2020 Date of Service: September 19, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: II Timothy 4:7 KJV Earline Proffitt, age 82, of Watauga, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Earline was born in Sullivan County, Tennessee to the late Elbert and Etta Cordelia Miller Cross. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Lee Proffitt; three sisters, Lola Belle...
Marion Joseph Barnett 09/18/2020
Marion Joseph Barnett September 15, 2020 Date of Service: September 18, 2020 Interment Location:  Dogwood Section   Marion Joseph Barnett, age 87 of Johnson City, TN passed away September 15, 2020 at his residence. He was the son of the late William McKinley Barnett and Emma Victoria Gibbs Barnett. Marion was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved to golf, bowl, and play softball. Marion was a retired tool maker from ITT and TPI. He was a veteran of the United States Army and the Tennessee National Guard. In...
Vera Diana West 09/17/2020
Vera Diana West September 12, 2020 Date of Service: September 17, 2020 Interment Location:  Crown Section   Vera Diana Salyer West, 73, Elizabethton passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Derby, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Homer C. & Iona Eads Salyer. Vera was a graduate of Unaka High School. She previously was employed at First Tennessee Human Resourch Agency, Citizens and Carter County Bank. She was a member of Riverview Baptist Church and the Ladies Group Studies. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter:...
Rev. George M. Hall 09/17/2020
Rev. George M. Hall September 14, 2020 Date of Service: September 18, 2020 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   Rev. George M. Hall, 76, Johnson City passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 in the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Johnson City and was the son of the late Albert and Martha Garland Hall. Pastor George retired from the State of Tennessee and had worked part time for Unicoi County Juvenile Probation. He was a veteran having served his country in the United States Air Force. Pastor George was the current Pastor of the Church of Jesus in...
James C. Parks 09/17/2020
James C. "Jim" "Tootie" Parks September 12, 2020 Date of Service: September 17, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 It is with a broken heart, James C. “Jim” “Tootie” Parks, age 76, of Johnson City, departed his earthly home to his eternal home in Heaven, following a lengthy illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late B.A. Parks and Josie Hodge Parks. Jim was a U.S. Army...
Lisa Denise Oliver 09/11/2020
Lisa Denise Oliver September 6, 2020 Date of Service: September 11, 2020 Interment Location:  Sermon on the Mount   Lisa Denise Vines Oliver, 54, Elizabethton passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her residence after an extended illness. She was born December 27, 1965 in Elizabethton. She was a homemaker. Lisa was of the Christian Faith. She was preceded in death by a son: Matthew Jobe Lewis. Survivors include her husband: Lawrence Oliver. Her Children: Joshua Carriger Oliver and Ronnie Lee Carr. Several Grandchildren: Her Parents: Teddy & Brenda Blevins Vines. A Brother: Teddy Joe ( Robin) Vines. Graveside Service will...
Wilma Ann Colbaugh 09/09/2020
Wilma Ann Colbaugh September 7, 2020 Date of Service: September 9, 2020 Interment Location:  Dogwood Section   Ms. Wilma Lovelace Colbaugh, 74, Elizabethton, passed from this life to her Heavenly Home On Monday, September 7, 2020 at Signature Health, Greeneville to be with the Lord and her beloved son, Michael forevermore. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Harold & Pauline Pierce Lovelace. She was a graduate of Hampton High School. In addition to her parents and son she was preceded in death by her sisters: Charlene Harmon and Doris Colbaugh, her brothers: Gale & Charlie...
Robert Joseph "Joe" Jennings 09/05/2020
Robert Joseph "Joe" Jennings September 2, 2020 Date of Service: September 5, 2020 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   Robert Joseph “Joe” Jennings, 78, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in the Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness. A native of Carter county, he was a son of the late Winston & Sarah Lyons Jennings. Joe was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. He served in the United States Army stationed in Germany. He was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation, he retired from Murray Guard. Joe was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church. He loved...
Ethel C. Wilson 09/03/2020
Ethel C. Wilson August 27, 2020 Date of Service: September 3, 2020 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Ethel Cates Wilson, age 100 ,Johnson City Went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Hillview Health Center. She was born September 25, 1919 in Hampton, Tenn. To the late J.R. & Mattie Hyder Cates. Mrs Wilson was a 1939 graduate of Hampton High School. Her Hobbies were her flowers, cooking and watching the Birds. She was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years: Albert...
Alma "Fay" Williams Campbell 09/01/2020
Alma "Fay" Williams Campbell August 26, 2020 Date of Service: September 1, 2020 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Mrs. Alma “Fay” Williams Campbell went to be with the Lord on August 26, 2020 at the young age of 97. She is preceded in death by her adoring husband of 55 years Lockett Grant Campbell, mother Mary Alice and father Dewey Maynard Williams, brothers Paul, Ralph, and Roger Williams. She is survived by her three sisters Betty, Mary Anne, Patricia (Patsy), and one brother Ben. Her legacy will carry forward as matriarch with her many nieces and nephews, great nieces and...
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