August 30, 2015
Date of Service: September 2, 2015
Interment Location: Dogwood Section
Hershiel Fleenor, 93, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, Sunday, August 30, 2015 at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Born December 7, 1921 in Andover, Virginia to the late Alonzo & Myrtle Watts Fleenor. He had lived most of his life in Carter County. Mr. Fleenor was an Army Veteran of World War II having served in the European & African Theaters and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He was a retired Welder & Machinist. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Robert Fleenor and a grandson Michael Fleenor and seven siblings.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years: Irene Carden Fleenor. Two Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Gene & Gail Fleenor, Elizabethton and Jerry & Patricia Fleenor, Kingsport . One Daughter & Son-In-Law: Linda & James Gresham of Gray. Eight Grandchildren, Thirteen Great Grandchildren and One Great Great Granddaughter. Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Maines and Rev. Gene Fleenor officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Jennifer Woodby and Hannah Woodby. Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday will be: Shane Fleenor, Sam Booher, Todd Weaver, James Gresham, Kelly Buckles, Josh Wilcox and Kent Harris. Military Honors will be provided by the Carter County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of a son & daughter-in-law: Gene & Gail Fleenor, 113 Grandview Circle, Elizabethton. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Fleenor to the Carter County Honor Guard P.O. Box 1704, Elizabethton, and Tn. 37644. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Fleenor family may be sent to our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Fleenor family.