September 19, 2014
Date of Service: September 22, 2014
Interment Location: Christus Garden
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13
Mrs. Hattie Joyce Julian, 72, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 19, 2014 in the Holston Valley Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Looney C. and Lena Pearl Estep Garland and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-four years, Donie Pierce Julian on October 27, 2009; two sisters, Ramona Davenport and Jean White; one brother Verdell Garland.
Mrs. Julian was a member of the East Side Freewill Baptist Church and was a retired school teacher following twenty-nine years of service with the Carter County School System.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Renita and James Bunten, Elizabethton; Jennifer and James W. Hughes, Jr., Elizabethton; six grandchildren, Bethany Hughes, James W. Hughes, III, Amara Bunten, Rachel Hughes, Aundria Bunten and Alena Bunten, and a sister, JoAnn Garland, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Julian will be conducted on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the East Side Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Justin Deaton officiating. The family will receive friends in the church from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Sunday prior to the service or at the home at other times.
The graveside service and interment will be conducted on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:30 PM at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be James W. Hughes, III, and other family and friends. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the church at 12:45 PM to go in procession to the cemetery.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to East Side Freewill Baptist Church Food Pantry, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643.