Della Christine Northmore

Della Christine Northmore


Della-Northmore-3-7-17Della Christine Northmore

March 3, 2017

Date of Service: March 7, 2017

Interment Location: Freedom Garden


Chris Northmore, age 82, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, March 3, 2017 from the Johnson City Medical Center. Chris was born in Carter County to the late Earl M. Lyons and Kate Huskins Lyons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth J. Northmore.

Chris was a former employee of Belks and Watsons Department stores, had been a substitute school teacher within the Carter County School System and was a former beautician. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing and loved Elizabethton and being with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Mike Northmore and wife Susan, of Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Heather Minton, of Elizabethton; two sisters, Lillie Fergosi and husband Richard, of Elizabethton and Merle Lynch, of Birmingham, Alabama; her nieces and nephews, Joyce Lynch, Jeannie Lambert and husband Kerry, Becky Blackwell and husband Axe, and Earl Slagle and wife Linda; and several great nieces and nephews also survive.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and the staff of Johnson City Medical Center, 5500 Floor.

A service to celebrate the life of Chris Northmore will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 6, 2017 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Pat Kelly officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, in the funeral home chapel prior to the service on Monday; or at the residence of her son, Mike, at any time.

The graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home at 9:15 AM on Tuesday, to go in procession.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers are asked to make donations payable to Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 to help with funeral costs.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guestbook or by fax 423-542-9499. Tetrick Funeral Home is serving the Northmore family. Office: 423-542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park