Florence Taylor Daugherty

Florence Taylor Daugherty

Florence Taylor Daugherty

May 20, 2019

Date of Service: May 23, 2019

Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion


Florence Daugherty, age 97, of Elizabethton, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Florence was born in Carter County to the late George Washington Taylor and Nannie Lyons Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome Daugherty; a daughter, Sheila Daugherty; a son, Roger Daugherty; and five brothers; one sister; seven half-brothers; and two half-sisters.

Florence was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation. She was a member of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church, where she had attended since birth and had previously served as clerk and treasurer for over 50 years. Florence enjoyed vegetable gardening, cooking for her family and visiting the sick in her community.

Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Jerry Daugherty and wife Vicky, of Elizabethton and Kyle Daugherty, also of Elizabethton; one grandson, Jerry Daugherty and wife Rachel, of Knoxville; one granddaughter, Jennifer Daugherty, of Elizabethton; three great granddaughters, Emilia and Ella Daugherty, of Knoxville and Harper Smith, of Elizabethton; and one brother, Walter Taylor, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A service to celebrate the life of Florence Daugherty will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in the Chapel of Tetrick funeral Home, Elizabethton with Pastor Gene Fleenor, officiating. Music will be provided by Joyce Grindstaff. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Wednesday.

The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 AM on Thursday.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Florence and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.


Happy Valley Memorial Park