Obituaries

Obituaries

Oct 2021

Name Date of Service
Georgia Faye Berry 10/23/2021
Georgia Faye Berry October 15, 2021 Date of Service: October 23, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion   Georgia Faye Campbell Berry, 91, Elizabethton, a devoted wife, mother & grandmother passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. She was born February 24, 1930 to the late Taft & Grace Bradshaw Campbell. She loved cooking and baking. In her earlier years she was active in First Free Will Baptist Church, loved singing in the choir and taught Sunday School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John B. Berry, her...
William H. "Red" Carpenter 10/22/2021
William H. "Red" Carpenter October 17, 2021 Date of Service: October 22, 2021 Interment Location:  Laurels Addition   William H. “Red” Carpenter, age 77, of Elizabethton, TN went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Avery County, NC to the late Earnest Carpenter and Nellie Mason Carpenter. Red was very proud of the fact he retired from International Paper with 55 years of service and he loved his co-workers dearly. He also served in the National Guard for 8 years. He was a very skilled and smart...
John H. Hughes 10/21/2021
John H. Hughes October 16, 2021 Date of Service: October 21, 2021 Interment Location:  Crown Section   John H. Hughes, age 82, of Johnson City, TN, died October 16, 2021 at the James H. Quillen VA Community Living Center. He was born in Bakersville, North Carolina on August 1, 1939. He graduated from Bowman High School in 1957. Mr. Hughes served in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1965 as a flight deck engineer on the USS Midway. After almost 30 years of service, Mr. Hughes retired from Alemite Company in Johnson City as a shipping clerk. He was...
Nilene Hopkins 10/20/2021
Nilene Hopkins October 14, 2021 Date of Service: October 20, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   Nilene Elliott Hopkins, 87, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 in the Brookdale Dean Hill Assisted Living, Knoxville. She was born July 14, 1934 in Johnson County to the late Niles Burton and Verna Faye Grindstaff Elliott. She had lived in Elizabethton for several years. She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended Steed College. In earlier years she had served as a Secretary to the late Dan Laws, Jr. and the late Carrie Hunter. She moved to Chattanooga...
George Franklin Stover 10/20/2021
George Franklin Stover October 15, 2021 Date of Service: October 20, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   George Franklin Stover, age 76, of Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 15, 2021 at his residence. George was born in Carter County to the late Robert and Mary Helen Taylor Stover. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Billy Wayne Stover, Robert James Stover “RJ” and infant brother, Sherman Stover; sisters, Louise Trammel, Reba Stover and Fannie Jean Stover. George was a construction worker and a member of Brown’s Chapel AME...
Carroll Lyons Shepard 10/20/2021
Carroll Lyons Shepard October 16, 2021 Date of Service: October 20, 2021 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   Carroll Lyons Shepard, age 80, of Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Carroll was born in Johnson City to the late Charles Ervin and Mary Sligar Shepard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian Humphreys Shepard; second wife, Patsy Hux Shepard and two brothers, Kenneth Shepard and Randy Shepard. Carroll was a member of “C” Street Church of Christ and he preached at Roan...
Alice Charlton 10/19/2021
Alice Charlton October 14, 2021 Date of Service: October 19, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Prayer   Alice Charlton, age 68, of Elizabethton went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center. Alice was born October 26, 1952 in Akron, OH to the late Clayton and Rose Grace Allshouse. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Newell Harvey Charlton; brother, Teddy Turner; boyfriend of 20 years, John White, Oct. 8, 2021; and her dog “Jack”. Alice was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed...
Sherry Taylor-Brown 10/18/2021
Sherry Taylor-Brown October 4, 2021 Date of Service: October 18, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Sherry Gayle Taylor-Brown, 73, of New York, NY, and formerly of Elizabethton, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, NY. She was born in Elizabethton, 2nd daughter of six children to the late George Taylor, Jr. and Ola Mae Jackson-Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Lee Brown; two sisters, Gretchen Lorraine Taylor and Cheryl Laverne Taylor-Ray; aunts and uncles, Gorgon Martin Jackson...
Paul Justin Bishop 10/18/2021
Paul Justin Bishop October 13, 2021 Date of Service: October 18, 2021 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Paul Justin Bishop, age 92, of Knoxville, TN, previously of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at his residence. Paul was born in Jenkins, KY to the late Eugene Chalmer and Mary Simandle Bishop. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Joyce Murray Bishop; brothers, Albert Bishop, Ernest Bishop (Sally) and Chalmer Bishop (Ella Mae). Paul was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Elizabethton, TN,...
Tina Marie Callahan 10/16/2021
Tina Marie Callahan October 12, 2021 Date of Service: October 16, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Tina Marie Tolley Callahan, Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to join the Heavenly Choir on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all that knew her. She loved spending quality time with her grandchildren, her Harmony Free Will Baptist Church family, and time with “Her” horses. Tina will always be remembered by her endless smiles, her continuous hugs ,and her love that she spread with everyone. She was...
Hazel Hopkins 10/16/2021
Hazel Hopkins October 11, 2021 Date of Service: October 16, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   Hazel Hopkins, age 80, of Elizabethton passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Elizabethton to the late Harrison and Reta McKeehan Douglas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Hopkins and several brothers and sisters. Hazel worked at North American Rayon for 16 years, and also enjoyed working in her flowers, traveling and sightseeing. Spending time with her great grandchildren and other family was what she enjoyed most. Those...
Frank Edward Head 10/14/2021
Frank Edward Head October 11, 2021 Date of Service: October 14, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion   Frank E. Head, age 106, of the Range Community went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 11, 2021 at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center CLC. Frank was born March 19, 1915 in Limestone Cove, Unicoi County to the late William John and Dora Byrd Head. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marie Hart Head; a sister, Mae White and four brothers, Jessie, Carl, Blake and Sherman Head. Frank was the...
Dorothy V. Wilson 10/14/2021
Dorothy V. Wilson October 10, 2021 Date of Service: October 14, 2021 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Dorothy Virginia Tester Wilson, 93, Jonesborough passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was born April 24, 1928 in Mountain City to the late Smith & Ollie Fritts Tester. She had lived a number of years in Elizabethton before moving to Jonesborough in 2009 . She was retired from First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City as a Custodian. In earlier years she was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church, after moving to Jonesborough she become a member...
Richard Sherrill "Dick" Fair 10/13/2021
Richard Sherrill "Dick" Fair October 7, 2021 Date of Service: October 13, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Freedom   Richard Sherrill “Dick” Fair, age 82, of Elizabethton, died Thursday October 7, 2021 following a lengthy illness. He was born in Carter County on May 14, 1939 and was a son of Luther and Thelma Crete Stout Fair. Dick was a member of the Centerview Church of Christ, and was a retired over the road truck driver for Roadway Express with 28 years of service. He was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School. Prior to driving for Roadway Express, he...
Jerry Wayne Jamison 10/12/2021
Jerry Wayne Jamison October 7, 2021 Date of Service: October 12, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Jerry Wayne Jamison, age 74, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from the Hillview Health Center of Elizabethton. Jerry was born in Elizabethton to the late John West Jamison and Stella Grace Boyd Jamison. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Glen Jamison. Jerry retired from Citrus High School in Inverness, Florida as an educator and was a United States Air Force veteran,...
Donnie Ray Collins 10/12/2021
Donnie Ray Collins October 7, 2021 Date of Service: October 12, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Donnie Collins, age 75, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Donnie was born in Elizabethton to the late Jack D. Collins, Sr. and Hazel Stout Collins. In addition to his parents, Donnie was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack D. Collins, Jr. “Bud”; and a granddaughter, Addison Shepherd. Donnie retired as an office administrator for Mullican Flooring and was a member of East Fairview...
Pennie Elaine Terry 10/11/2021
Pennie Elaine Terry October 2, 2021 Date of Service: October 11, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Remembrance   Pennie (Shook) Terry, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 2nd after a battle with non-alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis. Pennie was born and raised in Elizabethton, TN and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1978. Pennie was originally a member of Hunter First Baptist Church and most recently was a member of Believers Church in Kingsport. Pennie was a servant for Jesus, as well as a servant for others. Any time friends and family were in need, Pennie was...
Lola Lee McCranie 10/11/2021
Lola Lee McCranie October 6, 2021 Date of Service: October 11, 2021 Interment Location:  Crown Section   “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.” John 5:24 Lola Lee Cuzzort Phillips McCranie, 96, passed from death into life October 6, 2021. She was a loving mother, faithful wife, and loyal sister. She loved being a grandmother and great-grandmother. Lola was born in Elsie Coal Company mining camp in Kentucky on August 4, 1925 to...
Linda Sue Burrough Elliott 10/10/2021
Linda Sue Burrough Elliott October 6, 2021 Date of Service: October 10, 2021 Entombment Location:  Crown Section   Linda Sue Burrough Elliott, age 73, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Hillview Health Center of Elizabethton. Linda was born in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Elizabethton to the late Jack and Freddie Harrell Burrough. In addition to her parents, Linda was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Danny Ray Elliott; a sister-in-law, Sandy Kay Stevens; and several aunts and uncles. Linda worked with her father at Betsy Floral in Elizabethton...
Janet Kay Arnold 10/09/2021
Janet Kay Arnold October 4, 2021 Date of Service: October 9, 2021 Interment Location:  Freedom Garden   Janet Kay Arnold, age 75, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Johnson City Medical Center. Janet was born in Carter County to the late Katherine Ledford Denney. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her beloved cousin, Ulys “Squeaky” Whalen; an uncle, Harry Ledford; and a nephew, James “Jim Bob” Moore. Janet was a hardworking, self-less lady that always put the Lord and her family first in her...
Harvey A. Prichard, Jr. 10/09/2021
Harvey A. Prichard, Jr. September 24, 2021 Date of Service: October 9, 2021 Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace   Harvey A. Prichard, Jr., a man of integrity, beloved by family, friends and community, went to be with the Lord, Friday, September 24, 2021 at his residence in Elizabethton after a brief illness. He was 91 years old. Harvey retired from the Elizabethton STAR in 2012 after spending the last 30 years of his newspaper career there. In earlier years he had worked at the Bristol Herald Courier, Kingsport Times News, and Sullivan County News  in the advertising department. From there...
Fred Jenkins 10/08/2021
Fred Jenkins October 6, 2021 Date of Service: October 8, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of the Last Supper   Fred Jenkins, age 85, passed away at his home on October 6, 2021, surrounded by his family. Fred was born on January 2, 1936 in Blue Springs.  He graduated from Unaka High School.  Fred served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper, serving in Company E503 Abn Inf. Regt. earning Parachutist Badge and National Defense Medal.    He retired from North American Rayon Corporation as a plant supervisor after 32 years and was a member of Lynn Valley Baptist Church for 61...
Peggy Ann Hughes 10/07/2021
Peggy Ann Hughes October 4, 2021 Date of Service: October 7, 2021 Interment Location:  Laurels Section   Peggy Ann Hughes, age 90, of Johnson City, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Ivy Hall Nursing Home in Elizabethton surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was born in Elizabethton to the late Henry Eugene Nave and Hattie Mae Gouge Nave. In addition to her parents, Peggy was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert William “Bill” Hughes; her sister, Hildred LaPorte; and two brothers, Leslie H. Nave and Harry K. Nave. Peggy...
Wenonah Pearl Alexander 10/06/2021
Wenonah Pearl Alexander October 2, 2021 Date of Service: October 6, 2021 Interment Location:  Christus Garden   Wenonah Pearl Alexander, 84, Johnson City, born on September 3, 1937, passed away to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, October 2, 2021, surrounded by her family and loved ones, following a brief illness. Wenonah was a Carter County native and a daughter of the late Allen Willard and Anna Ann Bowers Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty-five years, William A. Alexander, in 1998, two brothers, Wesley Williams and Jerry Williams,...
Barbara Ann Campbell 10/05/2021
Barbara Ann Campbell September 30, 2021 Date of Service: October 5, 2021 Interment Location:  Garden of Gethsemane   2 Chronicles 7:14 "If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land." Barbara Ann Culbert Campbell age 85 of Elizabethton, Tennessee went to join Jesus on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Hermitage Health Care. Barbara was born December 3, 1935 to Roland Charles Culbert and Norma Edith Bradley Culbert in Rome Hollow,...
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