Eula Lorraine Edwards

Eula Lorraine Edwards


eula-edwards-11-10-16Eula Lorraine Edwards

November 7, 2016

Date of Service: November 10, 2016

Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper


E. Lorraine Whitehead Edwards, age 80, of Elizabethton, went to be with her Lord following a brief illness on Sunday, November 7, 2016, from the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Lorraine was born on June 25, 1936 to the late Rev. Orville Whitehead and wife Hazel Webb Whitehead. She lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a Christian and attended Keystone Freewill Baptist Church. She graduated from Hampton High School, Class of 1954 and Lees McRae College, School of Nursing. She worked for many years as an LPN. She was a sweet, loving wife and sister who cared about everyone. She enjoyed collecting dolls, cooking and collecting angel figurines.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of fifty-seven years, Ronald Edwards, of the home; a sister, Delores Bolling, of Elizabethton; a nephew, David Ledford, of Elizabethton; a sister-in-law, Brenda Beta and husband Mark, of Lincolnton, NC; three brothers-in-law, Ted Edwards and wife Donna, of Unicoi, Harold Edwards and wife Marty, of Johnson City and Wayne Edwards and wife Betty, also of Johnson City; two sisters-in-law, Dean Edwards, of Limestone and Marsha Edwards, of Unicoi. Several aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive.

A service to honor the life of E. Lorraine Whitehead Edwards will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 10, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Terry Jones, Rev. Bob Campbell and Pastor Bill Greer, officiating. Music will be provided by the Keystone Trio. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM, prior to the service on Thursday.

The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Randy Greer, David Carter, Nicholas Lyons, Ted Edwards, Harold Edwards, John Rouse, Bobby Rouse, Jim Rouse, Carl Roberson, and Joe Broyles. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow church members, cousins, friends and neighbors.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may donations to Keystone Freewill Baptist Church, 110 Bettie Street, Johnson City, TN 37601.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to friends who have come by, been there to help, the Johnson City Medical Center Staff and the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website, <> Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Edwards family. Office, 423-542-2232, Obituary line, 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park