January 16, 2014
Date of Service: January 25, 2014
Interment Location: Garden of Prayer
Thelma Pauline Morris Earhart, age 85, passed away peacefully January 16, 2014, at Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak Ridge, TN, after an extended illness.
A recent Oak Ridge resident, Pauline was a Watauga, TN, native. She attended Keenburg School and was a lifelong member of Borderview Christian Church. A retired professional seamstress, Pauline brightened many homes with her quilts, and she loved traveling with her family.
Pauline is preceded in death by her husband, William Rankin Earhart; by her parents, Charles F. and Ida A. Morris; by her sister, Mabel Bare; by her niece, Mary Bare.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Claudia Earhart, of the home in Oak Ridge, TN; grandsons, Derek and Devin Earhart, of Oak Ridge; sister and brother-in-law, Dora and Earl Williams, of Elizabethton, TN.
The family requests the comfort and honor of your presence at the funeral service for Thelma Pauline Morris Earhart at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Ken Overdorf, Minister of Borderview Christian Church, and Mr. Greg Key, Minister of West Side Christian Church, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Ray Don Markland, pianist.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service on Saturday.
The graveside service will follow the funeral on Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Derek Earhart, Devin Earhart, Matthew Bare, Ryan Bare, and Jim Wiggins.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive , Elizabethton is serving the Earhart family. Office: (423) 542-2232, Obituary line: 543-4917