April 13, 2016
Date of Service: April 19, 2016
Interment Location: Garden of Freedom
JoAnn Rash, age 72, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Holston Valley Medical Center, following an extended illness. JoAnn was a native of Carter County and was the daughter of the late Worley Milburn Nave, Sr. and Bonnie Stout Nave. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Worley Nave, Jr. and James Nave; and two infant twin siblings.
JoAnn was a member of Biltmore Baptist Church, and a previous member of Hunter First Baptist Church. She loved all her church family of both churches and was a faithful helper with the AWANA program. Most of all she was a devoted Mother and Grandmother.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Lindsay Rash, II and wife Tammy, of Elizabethton; her daughter, Linda McClure and husband Mitchell, of Elizabethton; three grandsons, Andrew Rash, of Seattle, Ezekiel McClure and Josh Jones, both of Elizabethton; two great granddaughters, Kaydence Carroll and Kennedy Jones, both of Elizabethton; her sisters, Dorothy Lett and Della Duvall (her best friend), both of Elizabethton; and a special sister-in-law, Patricia Rash, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of JoAnn Rash will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 18, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Rusty Verran, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Monday; or at the residence of her son or daughter, at any time.
The graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Josh Jones, Andrew Rash, Zeke McClure, Guy Horne, Gary Claymon, and Billy Rash. Honorary pallbearers will be her church families, and her neighbors and friends of Blue Springs and Siam Communities. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Tuesday, to go in procession.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her minister, Pastor Bill Davis, who is currently on a mission trip in the Philippines.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to Biltmore Baptist Church AWANA Program, 1181 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website,www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Rash family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.