Obituaries

Obituaries

Jul 2014

Name Date of Service
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...
Michael Brandon Estep 06/14/2014
Michael Brandon Estep June 9, 2014 Date of Service: June 14, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper     Michael Brandon Estep, 33, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. He was born January 17, 1981, in Johnson City and was a lifelong resident of Carter County. Brandon graduated from Happy Valley High School in 1999. He was a longtime employee of Jersey Mike’s in Johnson City and Rockies’ Pizza in Erwin. Brandon was an avid sports fan, especially for his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers, Jeff Gordon, UNC Tar Heels, the Atlanta Braves...
Vada E. Blevins 06/13/2014
Vada E. Blevins June 9, 2014 Date of Service: June 13, 2014 Interment Location: Laurels Section   Vada E. Blevins, age 74, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. Mrs. Blevins was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Lem and Myrtle Humphrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Blevins, in 1995. Mrs. Blevins retired as the owner of Hook’s Restaurant in Elizabethton and was a member of New Hope Church of Christ. She loved...
Alice Ramsey 06/13/2014
Alice Ramsey June 9, 2014 Date of Service: June 13, 2014 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Hope   Alice Lou Gass Ramsey, 74, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital from complications from Cancer. Alice was born, January 29, 1940, in Greene County, the eighth of twelve children to the late Charles Hardin and Hazel Casteel Gass. She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and was a member of the Oak Street Baptist Church. Alice was a former member of the Elizabethton City Council, Past President of the Elizabethton Ladies Golf Association, as well as other...
Bobbie B. Ornduff 06/07/2014
Bobbie B. Ornduff June 6, 2014 Date of Service: June 6, 2014 Interment Location: Dogwood Section    
Louise Katherine Edens 06/06/2014
Louise Katherine Edens June 2, 2014 Date of Service: June 6, 2014 Interment Location: Crown Section   “The tide recedes but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand. The sun goes down but gentle warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops and yet it echoes on in sweet refrains. For every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.” Katherine Louise Lovelace Edens, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Allie Ellis...
Helen J. Wilfinger 06/06/2014
Helen J. Wilfinger May 30, 2014 Date of Service: June 6, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Freedom   Helen Hyder Wilfinger, 87, of Eureka, Illinois, died at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014, at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka, IL. Helen was born in Elizabethton Tennessee, to Ivar M. “Blue” and Ethyl H. “Tom” (Buck) Hyder on December 29, 1926. She married Frank S. Wilfinger in Elizabethton on December 18, 1945. She was preceded in death by Frank in 2007, her parents, and her sister, Lela Ruth Ritchie. Surviving are her sons, Phillip E. (Pam) Wilfinger, Deer Creek,...
William Daniel White 06/02/2014
William Daniel White May 29, 2014 Date of Service: June 2, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise   2nd Timothy 4-7. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith. ... William Daniel “Dan” White, 53, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Donel Ray & Wanda Jean Garland White. Dan was a Graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. Dan...
Patsy Glass 06/01/2014
Patsy Glass May 30, 2014 Date of Service: June 1, 2014 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Hope    
Patsy Benton Glass 06/01/2014
Patsy Benton Glass May 30, 2014 Date of Service: June 1, 2014 Interment Location: Mausoleum of Hope   Patsy Benton Glass, 71, Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Holston Valley Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Newell “Hook” Benton & Helen Hardin Davenport and husband, A.B. She was a 1960 graduate of Elizabethton High School, where she was a Cheerleader and attended East Tennessee State University. Patsy was a flight attendant from 1963 to 1998 with Piedmont Airlines and US Air. She was on the first Trans-Atlantic flight...

May 2014

Name Date of Service
Charlene Kane 05/31/2014
Charlene Kane May 27, 2014 Date of Service: May 31, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper   Charlene Kane, age 75, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at her residence, following a brief illness. Mrs. Kane was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Coy Lee Peters and Ammo Peters Shell. Mrs. Kane was retired from Mapes Piano String Company and was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Bob Kane, of the home; a daughter, Paige Rike and husband, Robert, Elizabethton; a son, Todd Kane,...
Cody Allen Roberts 05/30/2014
Cody Allen Roberts May 25, 2014 Date of Service: May 30, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Paradise   Loved by all, Cody Allen Roberts, 21, Elizabethton, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Carter County. Cody is the son of mother, Amy Henegar West, and father, Mark Roberts, and step-mother, Karen. He worked in the parts department of Wallace Subaru & Volkswagen Imports. Cody was a 2011 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He was preceded in death by paternal great grandparents, Clay & Bessie Leach; paternal great grand-father, Larn Roberts; maternal great...
Billie Joyce Rhea Holsclaw 05/30/2014
Billie Joyce Rhea Holsclaw May 26, 2014 Date of Service: May 30, 2014 Interment Location: Garden of Prayer   Billie Joyce Rhea Holsclaw, age 84, of Robertsdale, Alabama, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at her residence, following an extended illness. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late William and Myra Campbell Rhea. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stewart Delano Holsclaw in 1990. Mrs. Holsclaw was a member of Eastside Christian Church. Survivors include her children, Roy Wayne Holsclaw and wife Brigette,...
Anna Ruth Moore Lacey 05/29/2014
Anna Ruth Moore Lacey May 25, 2014 Date of Service: May 29, 2014 Interment Location: Masonic Section   Anna Ruth Moore Lacey, age 65, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at her residence following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of Bonnie Ramsey Moore of Elizabethton and the late Chief Master Sgt. Dwight Maugans Moore. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Sue Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She was a loving mother who had many friends...
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