June 16, 2015
Date of Service: June 19, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper
Vicie E. Hilman Birchfield, 89, Johnson City went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the residence of Otis & Patsy Griffey of Butler.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John & Biddie Hill Hilman of Roan Mountain.
She worked at Magnavox for 10 years and was a care giver for several years.
Mrs. Birchfield was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ray Birchfield, a son, Ronnie Birchfield, a grandson, Jerry Ray Birchfield and a special son-in-law: Perry Bradford.
Survivors include two daughters: Sue Bradford, Elizabethton and a special daughter & son-in-law: Patsy & Otis Griffey, Butler. Two Sons: J.D. Birchfield of the home and Jack & Deb Birchfield of Elizabethton. Her Grandchildren: Lori, Becky, Ronnie, Terry. Her Great Grandchildren: Brittany & Danielle Helmick, Seth Clawson, Libby Buchanan, Isabell & Joshua Ray. Her 5th Generation Great Great Great Granddaughter: Kenzie “Ray Ann Helmick “Red Bird”. Two Wonderful men in her life, Dennis Helmick, Jr. and Travis Willens. Her special Cousins. Stanley & Mozella Whittington, Elizabethton, Phyllis Walker and Lou Calloway. A special cousin who she thought of as a daughter: Kathy Stout. Her special friends: John & Margaret Campbell of Butler, Floyd & Frances Bradford of Elizabethton.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stevie Guinn and Rev. Roy Cooper officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015, in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by The Fork Mountain Quartet. Active Pallbearers will be: Dennis Helmick, Jr., Travis Willens, Tony Griffey, Butch Calloway, Rebecca Willens and Lori Helmick. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Otis Griffey, Stanley Whittington, Bill Stout, Earl Lacey and Marty Buchanan.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Rachel Monderer and staff and Dr. Hamati, also to the Johnson County Home Health, Amanda & Kelly.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of a daughter Sue Bradford, Elizabethton.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:20 p.m. on Friday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Birchfield family.