Obituaries

Obituaries

Oct 2022

Name Date of Service
Harry Eugene Cox 10/01/2022
Harry Eugene Cox September 18, 2022 Date of Service: October 1, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Harry Cox of Fredericksburg, VA, passed away peacefully with his family on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at the age of 83. Harry was born to parents Lloyd L. Cox Sr. and Hazel Viola Ferguson on April 18, 1939 in Ohio. He grew up as the youngest of five, and he moved to Virginia in 1962 where he met and married Sharon S. Young of Banner Elk, NC in 1965. Harry was a financial specialist for the Navy Department. Harry retired...

Sep 2022

Name Date of Service
Mary Louise Shatley 09/30/2022
Mary Louise Shatley September 22, 2022 Date of Service: September 30, 2022 Interment Location:  Southview Section   Mary “Louise” Shatley, 97, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27th at Lunn’s Colonial Chapel with Dr. Isaac Butterworth officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will follow on September 30th at 1:00 p.m. at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton, Tennessee, with Reverend Todd Hallman officiating. A daughter of the late Maggie Katherine (Turner) and Temple Harrison West, Louise was born on February 8, 1925,...
Jack Burchfield 09/30/2022
Jack Burchfield September 27, 2022 Date of Service: September 30, 2022 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden   Jack Burchfield, 89, passed away Tuesday September 27, 2022. He was the son of the late Conley and Lovada Burchfield. He enjoyed fishing and keeping a clean car. He had a way of making people laugh and he was loved by many. He was preceded by death of his wife Brenda Burchfield who passed away May 22, 2010; three brothers; Phil Burchfield, Kyle Burchfield and Gary Burchfield, and one sister; Wanda Bulla Those left to cherish his memory include children Jenny Lou Skalicky (Dan);...
Marilyn Joan Tolley 09/29/2022
Marilyn Joan Tolley September 23, 2022 Date of Service: September 29, 2022 Interment Location:  Sermon on the Mount Addition   Marilyn Joan Tolley, 69, of Johnson City, Tennessee, passed away at home with her loving husband after an extended illness. Marilyn was a nurse, who cared for others for 30 years. She is survived by: her husband, John Charles Tolley I; son, John Charles Tolley II, and his wife, Goldie; brother, C.M. Woodby; sister-in-law, Sherry Clawson, and her husband, Michael; nephew, Seth Clawson and his wife, Kayla; one grand-nephew, one grand-niece; along with several other nieces and nephews. The family...
George Vining 09/29/2022
George Vining September 27, 2022 Date of Service: September 29, 2022 Interment Location:  Masonic Section   After living a joyful 66 years, George Vining, of Jonesborough (formerly of Elizabethton) went home to be with his Jesus on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from Johnson City Medical Center. George was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana to the late George Joseph Vining, Sr. and Joye Doster Vining Shook. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by death by his second father, Ogden Shook; a brother, Joe Shook; a sister, Becky Shook; a special aunt, Sarah M. Shook; a nephew, Jason...
W.G. "Dub" Ward 09/27/2022
W.G. "Dub" Ward September 21, 2022 Date of Service: September 27, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   W.G. “Dub” Ward, age 90, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital in Elizabethton. “Dub” was born in Buladean, North Carolina on December 29, 1931 to the late Everett and Sally Butler Ward. In addition to his parents, “Dub” was also preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian Ward; and his daughter, Kimberly Ward. Dub was very easy going and everyone loved him. He never met...
Barbara K. Simpson 09/25/2022
Barbara K. Simpson September 21, 2022 Date of Service: September 25, 2022 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden   Barbara K. Simpson, age 73, of Watauga, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at her home. Barbara was born on February 6, 1949 to the late Roy and Katie Nunley in Johnson City, Tennessee. She married the love of her life, William Glen Simpson, and they were married for 52 years before his passing in 2016. They attended services at Johnson City Free Will Baptist Church and Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed reading, watching...
Cindy Marie Austin 09/21/2022
Cindy Marie Austin September 15, 2022 Date of Service: September 21, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of Prayer   Cindy Marie Garrison Austin, 61, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at her residence. She was born August 28, 1961 in Elizabethton. Cindy was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a waitress at the Waffle House in Elizabethton. She attended Valley Forge Christian church. In addition to her mother: Evonne Flockhart Garrison, she was preceded in death by her husband Michael James Austin. Survivors include her sons: Michael (Jessica) Austin, Elizabethton and Dustin Austin of the home. A Granddaughter:...
Ethel Lee Honeycutt Snyder 09/20/2022
Ethel Lee Honeycutt Snyder September 16, 2022 Date of Service: September 20, 2022 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   Ethel Lee Honeycutt Snyder, 82, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022 at her residence after a life well lived. She was born July 23, 1940 to the late John Wesley & Sally Miller Honeycutt. She was a 1958 graduate of Hampton High School where she served as a cheerleader. She was retired from the Raytheon Corporation due to disability. Ethel was a 50 year plus member of Hampton Eastern Star and Butler Eastern Star. She had served in different stations of...
Yvonne Matson 09/18/2022
Yvonne Matson September 14, 2022 Date of Service: September 18, 2022 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Yvonne Matson, 85, of Johnson City, Tennessee passed away on September 14, 2022. Yvonne was born in Elizabethton, TN to Maggie Angel and Jarvis Fair. She graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1955 and attended ETSU. Yvonne worked at McKee Eye Hospital in Johnson City before marrying James Matson of Johnson City in 1964. Following their wedding, they moved to Middle River, MD and then to Parkton, MD in 1968, where they lived for over 40 years. In 2012 they returned to Johnson City....
Pauline June Arnold 09/18/2022
Pauline June Arnold September 15, 2022 Date of Service: September 18, 2022 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Pauline June Chambers Arnold, 79, Elizabethon, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022 with her loving children by her side. She was a Carter County native and the daughter of the late John and Effie Holtsclaw Chambers. Pauline retired from Denise Lingerie as a seamstress. She loved to travel, the beach and going to the Grand Ol Opry.  She was preceded in death by her parents, several siblings and her husband, Kenneth Arnold. Those left to cherish her memory are her children:...
Mary Louise Lindsay 09/18/2022
Yvonne Matson September 14, 2022 Date of Service: September 18, 2022 Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Mary Louise (Allen) Lindsay, age 90, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the Sycamore Springs Assisted Living Community in Elizabethton. Mary was born June 18, 1932, the daughter of Isaac and Lottie Kyker Allen. In addition to her parents, Mary was also preceded in death by her husband, Reverend James W. Lindsay, on June 27, 2019 after 64 years of marriage; and a brother, Robin Etheridge Allen. Mary had a passion for...
William David "Bill" Scott 09/17/2022
William David "Bill" Scott September 13, 2022 Date of Service: September 17, 2022 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   William “Bill” Scott breathed his last on a beautiful fall day in Athens, Alabama. He was born on the 4th of July, 1942. Maybe that explains his love for every flag he ever saw. Bill graduated from Florence State University and earned his graduate degree in music education from Louisiana Tech University. His college experience prepared him to teach students from preschool to college for 40 plus years. He began his career in Alabama and in 1969 became the band director...
Bobbie Cale Stevens 09/16/2022
Bobbie Cale Stevens September 12, 2022 Date of Service: September 16, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Bobbie Cale Stevens, 55, Hampton, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at his residence. He was born January 7, 1967 in Elizabethton. Bobbie was a graduate of Hampton High School. He was former employee of Elk River Golf Course. He loved to play the Guitar and play golf. He attended Harmony Free Will Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother: Sandra Kaye Elliott Stevens and his grandparents: Jake & Celia Stevens and Henry & Juanita Elliott. Survivors...
Shirley Oliver Barnett 09/14/2022
Shirley Oliver Barnett September 12, 2022 Date of Service: September 14, 2022 Interment Location:  Southview Section   Sherry Paulette (Oliver) Barnett, age 66, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 12, 2022. Sherry was born in Elizabethton on January 31, 1956 to the late Paul and Emma Jane Fulton Oliver. In addition to her parents, Sherry was also preceded in death by her grandmother, Mae Fulton. Sherry was a loving woman and a wonderful homemaker. She was a member of Prayer Tabernacle for as long as she could remember and enjoyed playing games on...
Lyndal Yvonne Collins Lowe 09/12/2022
Lyndal Yvonne Collins Lowe September 8, 2022 Date of Service: September 12, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Psalm 104:33 I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being. Lyndal Yvonne Collins Lowe, age 82, 110 Robinson Lane, entered into the presence of God on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a faithful member of Watauga Valley Freewill Baptist Church her entire life and was blessed to serve as choir director for many years. Her love of...
Linda Templin 09/12/2022
Linda Templin September 4, 2022 Date of Service: September 12, 2022 Interment Location:  Southview Section   Linda Geraldine Templin, age 81, of Johnson City, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Johnson City, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Ted Leonard and Lena Creed Leonard. She is survived by her son, Keith Templin. A private committal service & interment will be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family of Mrs. Linda Geraldine Templin is in the care of Monte Vista Funeral Home and Memorial Park.
Patricia Lynn Hyatt 09/08/2022
Patricia Lynn Hyatt September 4, 2022 Date of Service: September 8, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Patricia Lynn Hyatt, age 62 of Piney Flats, TN went home to be with her Lord Sunday, September 4, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center. She was born to the late Mark Hurley and Geraldine Edwards Floyd. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Debbie, Wanda and Robin. Patricia was an outgoing, loving wife, mother and Christian woman who loved her family, friends and her dog Suzie Q. She was a member of Piney Flats Freewill...
Kenneth Ray Dykes 09/02/2022
Kenneth "Ken" Ray Dykes August 29, 2022 Date of Service: September 2, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion   Kenneth Ray “Ken” Dykes, Sr., 79, Johnson City, passed away Monday, August 29, 2022 in the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born September 1, 1942 in Elizabethton to the late Dana & Blanche Carver Dykes. He had served in the Tennessee National Guard. Ken was a Masonry worker , having worked for Cona Ray Richardson Masonry for several years. He was a Tenn. Vol Sports fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Charles...
Ina Mae Calloway Stanbery Bailiff Campbell 09/01/2022
Ina Mae Calloway Stanbery Bailiff Campbell August 27, 2022 Date of Service: September 1, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Ina Mae Calloway, Stanbery, Bailiff, Campbell, age 82, of Elizabethton went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 27, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Allie Bowers Calloway. Ina was a graduate of Elizabethton High School, class of 1958. She was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church. She served as the pianist for Hunter Memorial, Lynn Valley, Pleasant Beach, Johnson City Baptist Temple and Biltmore. Ina is a...

Aug 2022

Name Date of Service
Michael Shell 08/28/2022
Michael Shell August 23, 2022 Date of Service: August 28, 2022 Interment Location:  Freedom Garden   Michael Shell, age 73, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from the The Waters of Roan Highlands Nursing Center in Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Michael was born July 7, 1949 in Johnson City, Tennessee to the late Claude Thomas Shell and Emma Roarke Shell. Michael was a very loving husband and a generous man- always willing to help anyone in need. A carpenter by trade, Michael helped build the church he attended, Johnson City Seventh Day Adventist. He...
Imogene Miller Davis 08/27/2022
Imogene Miller Davis August 21, 2022 Date of Service: August 27, 2022 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Imogene Miller Davis, age 91, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022 in The Waters of Johnson City. She was born in Hampton to the late Will Miller and Ivory Miller. She graduated from Cloudland High School and attended Steed College. Imogene did administrative work following her college education. She lived her adult life in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and returned to Elizabethton later on in her life with her husband and daughter. She was a member...
Randy Van Shell 08/26/2022
Randy V. Shell August 21, 2022 Date of Service: August 26, 2022 Interment Location:  Freedom Garden   Randy Van Shell, 72, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022 at the residence of his son Matthew. Randy was a native of Erwin, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Harry & Ellen Ayers Shell. He was a 1968 graduate of Unicoi County High School. He also attended Tenn. Tech. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. Randy was retired as a Civil Service worker with the VA Administration. Randy was an active member of New Liberty...
Mary "Judy" Louise (Garland) Hampton 08/26/2022
Mary "Judy" Louise (Garland) Hampton August 21, 2022 Date of Service: August 26, 2022 Interment Location:  Masonic Garden   Mary “Judy” Louise (Garland) Hampton, age 76, of Johnson City, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Hermitage Health Center of Elizabethton. Judy was born in Avery County, North Carolina on December 30, 1945. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert “Bobby” Garland. Judy had worked as a licensed practical nurse before graduating Magna Cum Laude of her class and earning her Registered Nursing degree. She was outgoing, generous and...
Billy J. Sluder 08/25/2022
Billy J. Sluder August 22, 2022 Date of Service: August 25, 2022 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Billy Jay Sluder, 92, Johnson City, passed on Monday, August 22, 2022, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Mr. Sluder was a native of Greene County and was a son of the late William Lee and Kathleen Elizabeth Neal Sluder. Mr. Sluder was retired from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and owned Sluder Renovations. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. Mr. Sluder was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church since 1968, where he held many positions...
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