Edna Lusk

Edna Lusk


Edna-Earle-Lusk-5-10-17Edna Lusk

May 8, 2017

Date of Service: May 10, 2017

Interment Location: Laurels Section


I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness. II Timothy 4: 7-8

Mrs. Edna Earle Crowe Lusk, 105, formerly of Elizabethton, TN, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Elizabethton, TN, she was the daughter of the late Jesse B. and Bonnie R. Crowe. She was a graduate of Elizabethton High School, attended Watauga Academy and East Tennessee State University. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton and very active in teaching, bible school storytelling and women’s circles.

As a child Mrs. Lusk was a specialist in elocution, painting and dancing. As an adult she loved to crochet, knit, craft, paint, sing, cook, bake and travel. She had a great love and kindness for people and never met a stranger. During WWII Edna was a stenographer/secretary in the German language at Bemberg North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Ralph C. Lusk, and her sister, Dorothy C. Wheeler. Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Phyllis Pierce and husband, Jim, of Johnson City; a granddaughter, Natasha Gilleland and husband, Tim, of Mandeville, LA; a special niece, Rebecca Martin and nephew, Albert Wheeler, both of West Palm Beach, FL.

A private graveside and interment was held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. A celebration of life service will be conducted by the family at a later time.

Happy Valley Memorial Park