Conway Hyder

Conway Hyder


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April 30, 2016

Date of Service: May 3, 2016

Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace


Conway Hyder, 92, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday April 30, 2016 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late J.L. & May Cole Hyder. Conway was a graduate of Unaka High School. He was associated with his father in the operation of J.L. Hyder & Son Coal & Feed Store for several years. Conway was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he served as a Trustee. He served on the Board of Directors of the Farm Bureau also was a past president. He also served on the Board of Directors of Citizen Bank, Hunter. He had served on the Carter County Planning Commission. He was also a member of the Carter County Cattleman Association. Conway also was a farmer. Conway was preceded in death by his wife: Newland Hyder, April 19, 2006.
Survivors include his children: Norine & husband John Allen, and Jim and wife Adie Hyder all of Elizabethton. Four Grandchildren: Jamie Allen, Holli and husband Danny O’Quinn and Cameron Hyder. Four Great Grandchildren: Patrick, Madeline, Dawson and Emma O’Quinn. Several nieces, nephews & cousins including a special cousin Bill “Hartley” Hyder.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by his grandson, Jamie Allen and nephew Dennis Merrill. The eulogy will be given by his grandson Cameron Hyder. Active Pallbearers will be: Patrick O’Quinn, Dawson O’Quinn, Daniel Buckles, Mike Barnett, Judge Stacy Street, Mike McKinney, Marvin Garland and Larry Winchester. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Doyce Sheffield, Tom McKay, Butch Clendenon, Terry Gass, David Swann, Mike Nidiffer, Jimmy Street, A.D. “Sonny” Fletcher, Bill Ward, Terry Buckles, David Wortman, Charles Steagall, Dennis Williams, Chad Frazier, Lawrence Hodge, Sidney Riley, his Breakfast Buddies, his church family, Dry Hollow friends, Farm Bureau Personnell. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Dr. Vivian Clark, and his special care givers, Kate Rogers, Donna Williams and Angie Cook,The family would especially like to thank and honor the Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and the Staff of Caris Hospice. The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Hyder to the Fairview Baptist Church, 585 Watauga Road, Watauga, Tenn. 37694 or the Lynn Valley Baptist Church, 1367 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Friends may also visit with the family at the home of Norine & John Allen or Jim & Adie Hyder. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site
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