Mary Nidiffer

Mary Nidiffer


Mary-Nidiffer-9-29-17Mary Ellen Nidiffer

September 26, 2017

Date of Service: October 1, 2017

Interment Location: Garden of Freedom


Mary Ellen McNutt Nidiffer, age 90, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Elizabethton, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Mary Ellen was born in Bristol, Virginia to the late Henderson W. McNutt and Zula Draper McNutt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Robert C. Nidiffer, in 2013; and a brother, Jack McNutt.

Mary Ellen was a member of the First Knoxville Seventh-day Adventist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. She retired from Mountain Home Veteran’s Hospital in Johnson City. She moved to Knoxville in 1992 with her husband, Robert, to be close to her son’s family. She was a loving wife, mother, and “Nana” who took excellent care of her family. She will always be remembered for her kindness and dedication to her Lord.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Robert L. Nidiffer and wife Cindy; grandchildren, Abby Wilson and husband Jake and Robby Nidiffer and wife Stephanie; great grandchildren, Halle Wilson and Audrey Wilson; her sister, Shirley Morgan; and several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service to honor the life of Mary Ellen McNutt Nidiffer will be conducted at 3:15 PM on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Happy Valley Memorial Park, 2508 Elizabethton Highway, Elizabethton, Tennessee with Rev. Kent Williams and Rev. Nathan Williams, chaplain, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Robby Nidiffer, Jake Wilson, Larry Clark, Matthew Clark, Andrew Clark, and Del Byrd. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 2:00 PM on Sunday.

Those wishing to sign the guestbook are invited to come by the funeral home after 1:00 PM on Friday, September 29, 2017 at their convenience.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website, <>.Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, is serving the Nidiffer family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park