Velva L. Nave

Velva L. Nave


velva-nave-12-2-16Velva L. Nave

November 27, 2016

Date of Service: December 2, 2016

Interment Location: Christus Garden


Velva Shoun Nave, age 89, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 27, 2016 from the Hermitage Health Care Center. Velva was a native of Carter County and was a daughter of the late Benjamin Dudley Shoun and Emma Belle Tribble Shoun. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell S. Nave; a son, Darrell Nave, Jr.; six brothers, Andy Shoun, Earl Tribble, Jess Shoun, Carl Shoun, Leroy Shoun, and Bill Shoun; and two sisters, Hazel Elliott and Vada Shoun.

Velva was a devoted wife, loving mother and a homemaker. She was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star, Pythian Sisters and a member of the White Shrines.

Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Janice Showalter, of Johnson City, Janie Breen and husband Thomas, of Johnson City, and Elizabeth Spielberger and husband John, of SC; five grandchildren, Larry G. Maggio, Lynette Hegeman Bunce, Sunshine Nave, Charity Nave and Aaron Weese. Several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

A service to honor the life of Velva Shoun Nave will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 2, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Estel Williams, officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Friday.

The graveside service will follow at 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 family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917

Happy Valley Memorial Park