Nannette “Nancy” Tipton Divine

Nannette “Nancy” Tipton Divine


Nannette-Nancy-Divine-6-30-16Nannette “Nancy” Tipton Divine

June 28, 2016

Date of Service: July 3, 2016

Interment Location: Crown Section


Nannette “Nancy” Tipton Divine, age 86, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from Cornerstone Village in Johnson City. Nancy was born in Elizabethton on September 11, 1929 to the late Albert Carter Tipton and Nannette Phillips Tipton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Nannette Rebori; and a brother, James Phillips Tipton.

Nancy was a Cum Laude graduate of Carson-Newman College in 1950. She retired as an educator and had also been employed as a dental hygienist. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton and enjoyed singing soprano in the church choir. She loved all music, especially church music and opera.

Those left to cherish her memory include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Betty Divine, of Houston, TX and Robert and Stacy Divine, of Signal Mountain, TN; a son-in-law, John Rebori, of Knoxville, TN; one brother, Albert Carter Tipton, Jr. and wife Vera, of Oklahoma City, OK; five grandchildren, Nicholas Rebori, Leigh Chadwick, Megan French, Anna Poteat, and Luke Divine; several nieces and nephews; and her former husband, Frank Luke Curde, of Elizabethton.

A service to honor the life of Nannette “Nancy” Tipton Divine will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, July 3, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Raymond Amos, Sr., officiating. Music will be provided by the First United Methodist Church Choir. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the church, prior to the service on Sunday.

The graveside service will follow in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Divine family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park