Obituaries

Obituaries

Nov 2014

Name Date of Service
Ruth A. Elliott 11/30/2014
  Ruth A. Elliott November 26, 2014 Date of Service: November 30, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Ruth Alice Norris Elliott, 89, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Guy David and Gladys Greenwell Norris. She had lived most of her life in Elizabethton. Ruth attended Watauga Academy and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1944. She took her nursing training at the Cadet Nursing School, Baptist Hospital, Nashville. She worked at the former Carter County Memorial Hospital...
Helen L. Gouge 11/29/2014
  Helen L. Gouge November 26, 2014 Date of Service: November 29, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   Helen Marie Lewis Gouge, Kingsport, Tn. passed away, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. She was born on October 9, 1930 in Carter County, Tennessee. She lived most of her life in Kingsport. Helen was preceded in death by her husband: Strail Gouge, Her parents: John & Mamie Morris Lewis, brothers: Johnny Lewis and Kenneth Lewis. She is survived by daughters: Patricia Hade (Wes) and Peggy Gouge Key. Granddaughters: Sarah Hade and Rebekah Hade. Sisters: Selma Bowers (Ennis) and Christine Taylor (Lynn). Brother-in-law:...
Ernest Head 11/29/2014
  Ernest Head November 27, 2014 Date of Service: November 29, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Mr. Ernest Head, age 78, formerly of Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Hillview Health Center. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late John and Hattie Hill Head. He had worked at Beaunit Fibers and retired from the maintenance department at E.T.S.U. He was a member of Lynnwood Christian Church. Mr. Head was a U.S. Army veteran and he was a life member of the V.F.W. Post #2166. In addition to his...
Christopher Shawn Hicks 11/24/2014
  Christopher Shawn Hicks March 1, 2010 Interment Location: Columbarium of Peace
Clint L. Perkins Jr. 11/22/2014
  Clint L. Perkins, Jr. November 18, 2014 Date of Service: November 22, 2014 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Clint Perkins, Jr., 84, Johnson City, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Clint Perkins, Sr and Pearl Atwood Perkins. He had lived in Carter County since 1948. He attended Watauga Academy, Elizabethton Business College, Northeast State Community College, and East Tennessee State College. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Perkins retired as a Supervisor at North American Rayon...
Billy J. Carter 11/22/2014
  Billy J. Carter November 19, 2014 Date of Service: November 22, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Garden   Billy J. Carter, 80, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Fred W. and Donna Marie Hyatt Carter. Bill was employed at the Elizabethton Fire Department for 43 years, the last 15 years he served as Fire Chief. Station 3 was named in his honor. He was a 50 year member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge # 238, he was a Shriner, member of Jericho...
Janice H. McCracken 11/15/2014
  Janice H. McCracken November 13, 2014 Date of Service: November 15, 2014 Interment Location: Crown Section   Janice Hyder McCracken, age 78, of Elizabethton, went home to her Lord and Saviour on Thursday, November 13, 2014, from her residence. Janice was born in Adrian, Michigan, but had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of the late Robert and Betty Ann Cable Hyder. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Leslie Hyder; a sister, Maxine Hyder Treadway; and a brother-in-law, Dwight Treadway. Janice was a member of Grace...
Ethel T. Hayes 11/09/2014
  Ethel T. Hayes November 7, 2014 Date of Service: November 9, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   Ethel Tolley Hayes, 83, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, November 7, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Dave and Julie Hilman Tolley. She was a graduate of Hampton High School. Ethel retired from Siemens. Mrs. Hayes was a member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church but attended Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Dayton E. Hayes, December...
Reva Murphy 11/08/2014
  Reva Murphy November 5, 2014 Date of Service: November 8, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Reva Dugger Murphy, 89, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie & Connie Campbell Dugger. Mrs. Murphy was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a retired employee of Levi-Strauss. She was a life member of Southside Christian Church. She loved to cook and work in her garden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Murphy; two sisters: Irene...
Haymond Norris Thompson 11/08/2014
  Haymond "Doc" Thompson November 5, 2014 Date of Service: November 8, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Dr. Haymond “Doc” Norris Thompson, age 85, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Hillview Health Center. Mr. Thompson was born September 19, 1929 in Bradford, Arkansas, a son of the late William Eugene and Winnie Pollard Thompson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nelda Thompson; a brother, George Thompson; a sister, Janet Harrington and her husband, Ted Harrington. Haymond was a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, Iowa, where he started his...
Gladys E. Slagle 11/04/2014
  Gladys E. Slagle October 30, 2014 Date of Service: November 4, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Mrs. Gladys E. Slagle, age 98, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at her residence. A native of Carter County, TN she was the daughter of the late Daniel J. and Lula Lyons Richards. She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and Steed College and retired as an owner/operator of an Antique Store. Mrs. Slagle attended Biltmore Baptist Church. She loved to collect antiques. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,...
Mariann White 11/03/2014
  Mariann White October 30, 2014 Date of Service: November 3, 2014 Interment Location: Southview Section   Mariann White, 81, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Appalachian Christian Village. She was the beloved adopted daughter of Donley Nat and Willie Virginia Harrison White and was born in Roderfield, West Virginia, to Ethel Buchanan. Ms. White retired from Wal-Mart in 1999 after twenty-seven years of service working in sales and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #163, which she joined in 1951. She was committed to her family and her faith and proudly...

Oct 2014

Name Date of Service
Shelby Dene Malone 10/31/2014
  Shelby Dene Malone October 29, 2014 Date of Service: October 31, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Shelby Dene “Dinkey” Malone, age 61, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Spokane, Washington she was the daughter of the late Herbert Hoover Harrah Sr. and Melba Hayes Harrah. She was of the Baptist faith. Shelby leaves behind Sam Malone Sr., of the home; a son, Sam Malone Jr., a daughter, Amber Malone, both of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Hunter Malone, Tanner Malone, Tristian Malone, Aubrey Malone and Paden Malone; a sister, Linda...
Lillian J. Bullock 10/30/2014
  Lillian J. Bullock October 27, 2014 Date of Service: October 30, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Lillian Jeanette Campbell Bullock, 89, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014 at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Maynard & Pearl Campbell. She was a former employee of Montgomery Ward and she retired from Wal Mart after 22 years of service. Mrs. Bullock was a Charter Member of East Side Baptist Church, where she was a former member of the church choir, a Sunday School Teacher of the Windsom Sunday...
Dorothy Clark Pearson 10/29/2014
  Dorothy Clark Pearson October 25, 2014 Date of Service: October 29, 2014 Interment Location: Christus Garden   Mrs. Dorothy Clark Pearson, age 89, of Elizabethton, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in the Hillview Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Robert N. and Marguerite Young Clark. Mrs. Pearson retired from the Carter County Courthouse, Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, where she worked in the clerical department. She was a charter member of Southside Christian Church. She loved her Church activities, crafts,...
Jean Cole Manker 10/27/2014
  Jean Cole Manker September 9, 2014 Date of Service: October 27, 2014 Interment Location: Crown Section   Jean Cole Manker, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Jean, the fifth child of Myrtle Mae Prichard Cole and James Anderson Cole was a native of Elizabethton, TN. Jean was married to David Steffner Manker from 1989 until his death in 2012. She is survived by loving nieces, nephews, and friends, who will dearly miss her. Jean lived a long and fulfilling life. She fondly remembered being selected as Most Attractive Girl of her Senior Class and serving as drum...
Charles L. Febuary 10/27/2014
  Charles L. Febuary October 23, 2014 Date of Service: October 27, 2014 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount   Charles L. Febuary, age 84, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the residence of his son in Elizabethton. Charles was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Wastil and Emma Cox Febuary. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Taylor Febuary; two sisters, June Bartz and Maggie Loebseck; and two brothers, Frank and Moris Febuary. Mr. Febuary had worked as an electrician and attended the...
John James 10/24/2014
  John James October 20, 2014 Date of Service: October 24, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   John James, age 80, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, October 20, 2014 from Sycamore Shoals Hospital, following an extended illness. Mr. James was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Clarence and Edna Norman James. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Tate James. Mr. James was a former employee of Kingsport Press as a maintenance mechanic and he was also the former owner of Stateline Gift...
Earnest Whitehead 10/24/2014
  Earnest Whitehead October 21, 2014 Date of Service: October 24, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Ernest Whitehead, age 97, of Elizabethton, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home, following an extended illness. Ernest was born on August 9, 1917 in the Dennis Cove Community of Carter County, the oldest of nine children and a son of the late John and Bessie Townsend Whitehead. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Banner Whitehead in 2008, after 71 years of marriage; a sister, Christine Rainbolt; and four brothers, Bynum,...
Lena C. Leonard 10/09/2014
  Lena C. Leonard October 6, 2014 Date of Service: October 9, 2014 Interment Location: Southview Section
Rick Simerly 10/07/2014
  Rick Simerly October 3, 2014 Date of Service: October 7, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane   Mr. Rick Simerly, 56, of Johnson City, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was born in Carter County and was preceded in death by his grandparents, Maude and Matney Simerly and Martha and Cecil Samples and by several aunts and uncles. Rick was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee State University and was the Drum Major of the marching bands at both Elizabethton and ETSU. He loved music and played the piano and organ...
Julie Peltier 10/07/2014
  Julie Peltier October 3, 2014 Date of Service: October 7, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Mrs. Julie Harrell Peltier, age 43, Jonesborough, passed away Friday, October 3, 2014 at her residence after an inspiring three-year battle with kidney cancer. Mrs. Peltier was born in Elizabethton and was the daughter of the late Billy Dan & Betty Jean Oaks Harrell. She was also preceded in death by several aunts and uncles. She was a member of Grace Fellowship Church and was past owner of “Into the Fire” Pottery Studio. She was an avid runner and enjoyed Watauga Lake...
Cynthia Ann Darnell Andes 10/07/2014
  Cynthia Ann Darnell Andes October 5, 2014 Date of Service: October 7, 2014 Interment Location: Southview Section   Cynthia Ann Darnell Andes, 53, a Carter County native and a current resident of Greeneville, was called home to be with the Lord early Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church. Cynthia was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, grandmother (Nana), and aunt. She loved the outdoors, helping others, and animals. She was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma, and presently a resident of Greeneville, Tennessee, and...
Reverend J.D. Price 10/06/2014
  Reverend J.D. Price October 3, 2014 Date of Service: October 6, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Devotion   Reverend J.D. Price began the eternal life he had so longed for at approximately 4:00 Friday morning at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. He was a lifetime native of Johnson City, Tennessee and was a son of the late Reverend H.C. Price and Mabel Taylor Price also of Johnson City, Tennessee. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his only son Jimmy who died January 10, 2014. Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Carolyn...
Mildred Bailey Bolton 10/06/2014
  Mildred Bailey Bolton September 30, 2014 Date of Service: October 6, 2014 Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount   Mrs. Mildred Bolton, age 89, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Four Oaks Healthcare Center. Mrs. Bolton was born in Burnsville, NC, and daughter of the late Walter & Maude Bailey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Warren Bolton; and a nephew, Kenneth Walters. She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church and former member of Jonesborough United Methodist Church Survivors include a sister, Janette Walters, Jonesborough; nieces, Brenda McKee and Jolene Walters, both...
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