Obituaries

Obituaries

Jul 2014

Name Date of Service
Tony R. Hughes 07/29/2014
  Tony R. Hughes July 26, 2014 Date of Service: July 29, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Mr. Tony R. Hughes, 64, of the Bunker Hill Community of Carter County, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was a son of the late Hazen and Frances Street Hughes and was born in Avery County, North Carolina although he lived most of his life in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis Jewell Morton Hughes, on February 4, 2004; a son Roger Hughes; a...
Georgia Arnett Williams 07/28/2014
  Georgia Arnett Williams July 26, 2014 Date of Service: July 28, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Mrs. Georgia Arnett Williams, age 97, of 2007-B Sherwood Drive, Johnson City, TN, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Appalachian Christian Village, Johnson City. The daughter of Christopher and Mary Alice Walker Arnett, Mrs. Williams was a native of Elizabethton, TN. She graduated from Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee State University before teaching for the Carter County School System. She also lived in Gulfport, Mississippi, for several years and was an Instructor in the Ground School of the United States Air...
Rosella Mottern 07/24/2014
  Rosella Mottern July 20, 2014 Date of Service: July 24, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Rosella Laws Mottern, age 88, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in the Greystone Health Care Center, following an extended illness. Mrs. Mottern was born in Oneida, Tennessee to the late Daniel M. Laws, Sr. and Anna Kate Worsham Laws. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Mottern on January 20, 1985; two brothers, Dan M. Laws, Jr. and Edmund Laws; and one sister, Norma Pike. Mrs. Mottern earned her Masters Degree in...
Lou May 07/23/2014
  Lou May July 19, 2014 Date of Service: July 23, 2014 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Lou Heaton Davidson May, age 86, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Carter County, TN, a daughter of the late James Blain and Susan Bowman Heaton. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Lynn Davidson; an infant son; 3 sisters and 7 brothers. Mrs. May was a retired seamstress, homemaker and a very active member of Hunter United Methodist Church. She was an avid gardener, a...
Brenda Ryan 07/22/2014
  Brenda Ryan July 19, 2014 Date of Service: July 22, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Brenda Ryan, age 71, of Elizabethton, TN passed away at Sycamore Shoals Hospital on Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Wayne C. Ryan and Bertha Marshall Ryan. She retired as a medical secretary at the V.A. Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Roy and Ella Marshall and her paternal grandparents, William C. and Dora Ryan. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Charlotte Ryan, Johnson...
Robert L. Bradley 07/19/2014
  Robert L. Bradley July 13, 2014 Date of Service: July 19, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Robert L. Bradley, of Elizabethton, TN, went home to glory in Kissimmee, Florida, on July 13, 2014, doing what he treasured most, spending time with his family. He was born on January 18, 1937, to the late Ella and Roy Bradley, of Watauga TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 8 brothers, J.C. Moton, Randolph Bradley, Octave Bradley, Harold Bradley Roy Bradley Jr., Shad Moton, Roland Bradley and Donald Bradley; and 1 sister, Louise Logan; sons,...
Lisa Pendleton 07/19/2014
  Lisa Pendleton July 13, 2014 Date of Service: July 19, 2014 Interment Location: Crown Section   Lisa Williams Pendleton, 62, Johnson City, entered into rest, Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN Lisa was a native of Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Bailey E. and Jean Chambers Williams. Lisa was a clinical microbiologist and a former employee of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont. She was an active member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. Lisa was a strong, loving, patient, wife, mother and friend of unwavering faith. Her life was...
Ted Lewis 07/15/2014
  Ted Lewis July 11, 2014 Date of Service: July 15, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Ted Lewis, 70, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Melvin and Goldie Carden Lewis. He was a retired Truck Driver. Ted was a member of the Charity Hill Free Will Baptist Church. He was a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge # 238. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Melvin Lewis, Jr. and Hubert...
Judy Parlier 07/14/2014
  Judy Parlier July 10, 2014 Date of Service: July 14, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Judy White Parlier, 62, Elizabethton, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home. She was a Camp Lejeune, NC, native and a daughter of the late Albert William and Doris George White. Mrs. Parlier worked for the Johnson City School System for twenty-one years, retiring as the cafeteria manager at Cherokee Elementary. She is survived by: her husband, Marvin Richard Parlier, of the home; brother, Mark White, and his wife, Ingrid, Milligan College; sister, Kathy Probst and her husband, David, Bowmantown; and...
William H. Bowling 07/10/2014
William H. "Bill" Bowling July 7, 2014 Date of Service: July 10, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Mr. William H. “Bill” Bowling, 72, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Bill and Anna Mae Luttrel Bowling and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of forty-six years, Linda Faye Holder Bowling, on January 7, 2009. Mr. Bowling was retired from the Tennessee Army National Guard...
Roy Charles Bradshaw 07/10/2014
  Roy Charles "R.C." Bradshaw July 6, 2014 Date of Service: July 10, 2014 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Roy Charles (R.C.) Bradshaw, age 81, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 6, 2014 from the Life Care Center of Elizabethton, following an extended illness. Mr. Bradshaw was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Lawrence and Florence Guess Bradshaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Henrietta Campbell. Mr. Bradshaw retired from Raytheon after 38 years of service and was a member First...
Hansel Winters 07/10/2014
  Hansel Winters July 7, 2014 Date of Service: July 10, 2014 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace   Mr. Hansel Winters, 85, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late William and Bessie Winters and was born in the Shell Creek Community of Roan Mountain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters and a grandson, Jeffrey Winters. Mr. Winters was a member of the Elizabethton Church of Christ (formerly known as the C Street Church...
Doreen Esther Petroskey 07/10/2014
Doreen Esther Petroskey July 3, 2014 Date of Service: July 10, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Doreen Esther Petroskey, 71, 345 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at her residence. A native of New Haven, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Miller Petroskey. Ms. Petroskey retired as a dietary aide. She was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include two sisters, Denise Kendall, of the home, and Diane Prunier, Woodbridge, Conn., and six brothers, Walter Petroskey, Hamden, Conn., William Petroskey, Pittsfield, Maine, Wayne Petroskey of Connecticut, Ward Allen Petroskey of...
George W. Lewis 07/09/2014
George W. "G.W." Lewis July 4, 2014 Date of Service: July 9, 2014 Interment Location: Christus Garden   George W. “G.W.” Lewis, 90, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Washington County, Tenn., he was the son of the late John Henry and Nora Presley Lewis. Mr. Lewis was employed for 36 years with E.T.W.N.C. as a truck driver. He was a member of Brick Christian Church, the V.F.W. Post #2108 in Johnson City, the American Legion Post #49, the Watauga Masonic Lodge 622 F&AM and the Scottish Rite...
Kenneth H. Morgan 07/05/2014
  Kenneth H. Morgan July 2, 2014 Date of Service: July 6, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Kenneth H. Morgan, 83, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence. A native of Maryville, Tenn., he was the son of the late Grover Lee and Jane Della Long Morgan. Mr. Morgan worked as a buyer/store manager with A&P Tea Company. He was a member of Freedom Road Baptist Church. Mr. Morgan was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed gardening and working outside. In addition to his parents, he was preceded...
Ralph Emmert 07/03/2014
  Ralph "Doc" Emmert July 1, 2014 Date of Service: July 3, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Mr. Ralph “Doc” Emmert, age 85, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Frank and Juanita Mottern Emmert. “Doc” retired as a shipping clerk from North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of Big Springs Church of Christ and he was a U.S. Army veteran. “Doc” loved playing golf and had been a Little League coach and an umpire for high school and...
Nadine S. Lambert 07/02/2014
June 27, 2014 Date of Service: July 2, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Mrs. Nadine S. Lambert, 86, of Johnson City, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 in the Asbury Center of Johnson City following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Rady and Mamie Waykaster Simerly and was born in the Valley Forge Community of Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Arnold Hyder and a son, Dicky Hyder. Mrs. Lambert was retired from NARC having been employed for fifty-six years as a lab technician....

Jun 2014

Name Date of Service
Ernest F. Hill 06/28/2014
June 24, 2014 Date of Service: June 28, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Mr. Ernest F. Hill, age 83, of Johnson City, TN, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Nathaniel and Nell Powell Hill. Mr. Hill retired as a salesman from Lowe’s. He was a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger Hill and Lonnie Hill. Survivors include his wife, Dean Hill, of the home; two...
Thelma Taylor 06/21/2014
Thelma Taylor June 17, 2014 Date of Service: June 21, 2014 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Thelma Taylor, age 89, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in the Pine Ridge Care & Rehab Center, following an extended illness. Mrs. Taylor was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Eston and Maxine Carrier Collins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Taylor; and her brothers, Jerry, Gary and Don Collins. Mrs. Taylor retired from North American Rayon Corporation, after 43 ½ years....
Gay Campbell Peters 06/20/2014
June 16, 2014 Date of Service: June 20, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Gay Campbell Peters, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Charles “Will” and Georgia Rogers Campbell. Gay was a graduate of Unaka High School and attended East Tennessee State University. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Peters was a member of the East Side Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her first husband: Robert Eugene Saltsgaver...
Richard M. Baughman 06/19/2014
Richard M. Baughman June 16, 2014 Date of Service: June 19, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Richard “Dick” Baughman, 82, Johnson City, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Columbus, Ohio, he was a son of the late Harold and Florence Wolfe Baughman. He had lived in Elizabethton since 1964. He was owner & operator of Baughman Manufacturing Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Frederick Baughman. Dick was a Jehovah Witness a member of the Elizabethton Congregation. Dick was a beloved husband,...
Perry V. Bradford 06/19/2014
Perry V. Bradford June 16, 2014 Date of Service: June 19, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Perry V. Bradford, 74, Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, June 15, 2014 in the Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport. He was born June 4, 1940 in Burnsville, North Carolina to the late Charlie & Clara Silvers Bradford. He had lived a number of years in Elizabethton. He worked for the Courtyard Apartments in Elizabethton. Perry had worked for Charlie & Steve Edens for 59 years. Perry was a member of the Fork Mountain Free Will...
Bill Deloach 06/19/2014
Bill Deloach June 15, 2014 Date of Service: June 19, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom Mr. Bill Deloach, 55, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. He was the son of the Charlotte Burrow Deloach of Elizabethton and the late William Buddy Deloach. Mr. Deloach was employed by Volunteer Floor Covering, Roan Mountain, and was of the Baptist Faith. He loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren and was interested in old cars. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his...
Hazel "Pauline" Hill 06/15/2014
Hazel "Pauline" Hill June 10, 2014 Date of Service: June 15, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” — Matthew 11:28 Hazel “Pauline” Hill, age 89, of Johnson City, went home to rest Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness. Born in Carter County, she was the daughter of the late James Walter and Maude Lyons Shepherd. She was of the Baptist faith, attended Green Pine Baptist Church and was a member of the old Oak...
George Mark Ellis 06/15/2014
George Mark Ellis June 12, 2014 Date of Service: June 14, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   George Mark Ellis, age 78, of High Point, North Carolina, passed away due to heart complications on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in the High Point Regional Hospital. Mr. Ellis was born on February 25, 1936 in Shell Creek, Tennessee, to Paul and Lillian (Hoss) Ellis. He graduated from Cloudland High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 in Alaska. He married Phyllis Ann Simerly on December 26, 1956 in Roan Mountain, Tennessee. He graduated from University...
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