May 9, 2015
Date of Service: May 16, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper
Freda Kay Creed Birchfield, age 68, of Roan Mountain, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Roan Highlands Nursing Home. Freda was born on May 1, 1947, a daughter of the late Frank J Creed and Evelyn Bessie Toney Creed. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arden Birchfield on January 31, 1993.
Mrs. Birchfield was a resident of Washington County, but had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church in Roan Mountain. She liked bingo, collecting stuffed animals and working word puzzles.
Survivors include a daughter, DeEtta Henson and husband Wesley, Roan Mountain; two grandsons, Michael Henson and Brady Henson, both of Roan Mountain; and a brother, Larry J. Creed and wife Carolyn, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive, as well as her special friends, Lisa Poole, Becky and Tommy Lewis, June and Herman Henson, Tracy Townsend and Sara Hardin.
A graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Freda Kay Creed Birchfield will be conducted at 12:30 PM on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Richard Stout and Rev. John McCoury, officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends and family.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, prior to the graveside service on Saturday.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Home for the love and care shown to Mrs. Birchfield during her illness.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, to help with final expenses.
On line condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton is serving the Birchfield family. Office: (423) 542-2232.