March 5, 2015
Date of Service: March 8, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of Freedom
Lucille V. Taylor, age 89, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Franklin Woods Community Hospital, following a brief illness. Mrs. Taylor was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Brownlow Sheets and Ethel Lyons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Arvy Carr and Eugene M. Taylor; one son, Fred Carr; one brother; five sisters; a grandson, Steven Carr; two infant grandchildren; and several half brothers and half sisters.
Mrs. Taylor had worked for 10 years at Levi Strauss and Company and had also worked at Quik Cleaners. She was a member of Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church and loved gardening, flowers, quilting, sewing and loved to read her bible.
Survivors include two daughters, Anna Belle Hensley and Kenneth and Virginia Hicks and Richard, all of Elizabethton; three sons, Clarence Carr and Marie, of Virginia, Clyde Carr, of Johnson City, and Kenneth Carr and Alice, of Elizabethton; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two step daughters, Nancy Cole, Greensboro, NC and Patricia Honeycutt, of Virginia; 3 step grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren; one half sister, Martha Ward, Elizabethton; and one half brother, Clarence Sheets, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Lucille V. Taylor will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Paul Crowe and Rev. Howard Ray, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Benny and Lori Lowe and Barbara Smith. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday.
The graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons and a granddaughter, Kenneth Hensley, Jr., Richard Hicks, Jr., Rondal Hicks, Joseph Carr, Adam Carr and Lora Livingston. Honorary pallbearers will be Members of Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Richard Hicks, Kenneth Hensley, Brandon Carr, Cheyenne Carr, Rusty Edens, Roger Livingston and Bill Rankin. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 1:15 PM on Sunday, to go in procession.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to Mike Sage Ministries.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.