January 2000 Obituaries

Edmund S. Daly
1/21/00

   Edmund S. Daly, 213 S. Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at his residence.

   Mr. Daly was a native of Schenectady, N.Y., and had lived in Carter County since 1941.

   Mr. Daly was a retired engineer with T.V.A. with 36 years of service. He was a member and former Elder and Sunday School Teacher at East River Park Christian Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Daly, of the home; a daughter, Patricia Ann Wilson, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Cynthia Jo Wilson, Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Gertrude Griffiths and June Hensley, both of New York; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, John Rominger, Elizabethton.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Jeff Evans
1/21/00

   William Jeffrey "Jeff" Evans, 43, 2220 Cypress Street, Kingsport, died early Thursday morning, January 20, 2000, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   Mr. Evans lived in Kingsport and Elizabethton all of his life. He was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and ETSU. He was employed with Texas Roadhouse Restaurant and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton.

   He was preceded in death by his father, W.M. Evans.

   Survivors include his former wife, Karen Evans, Elizabethton; two daughters, Lindsey Allison Evans and Leanna Paige Evans, both of Elizabethton; his mother, Edna Evans Kilgore, Kingsport; a stepsister, Elaine Wooten, Williamsburg, Va.; a stepbrother, Robert D. Kilgore Jr., Johnson City; and a half-brother, Warren G. Evans, Akron, Ohio.

   Memorials may be made to the Youth Department of First Baptist Church, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or to Litz Manor Baptist Church, 1383 Dewey Avenue, Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.

   Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, 117 East Charlemont Avenue, Kingsport, (423) 378-3134, is in charge of arrangements.

 

William T. Hicks
1/21/00

   William Thomas Hicks, 76, Old State Route 34, Telford, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mr. Hicks was a native of Roane County and the son of the late Charlie and Martha D. Hicks. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Carrie Edwards Hicks, in 1988, a brother and a sister.

   Mr. Hicks was a retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. He served in World War II, Korean War, Panamania Conflict. He served in the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) and saw action at Normandy. He received many awards and medals. He attended the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church and was a retired heavy equipment operator with Johnson City Public Works.

   Survivors include his wife, Mary Campbell Jordan Hicks, of the home; two sons, Billy W. Hicks, Charleston, S.C., and Danny Joe Hicks, Telford; two daughters, Nancy Foran, Jonesborough, and Teresa Stoots, Telford; two stepsons, John P. Jordan, Forest City, Ark., and James S. Jordan, Columbia, S.C.; and a stepdaughter, Chloie Jordan Greene, Telford. Ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

   HICKS -- Funeral services for William Thomas Hicks, 76, Old State Route 34, Telford, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday from the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Broyles and Rev. Alfred Cutshall officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Roselawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, is in charge of arrangements.

Edward D. Taylor
1/21/00

   Edward Dean Taylor, 44, 187 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a sudden illness.

   Mr. Taylor was a lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of Eula Moody Taylor, of the home, and the late Tyler F. Taylor.

   Mr. Taylor was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, Mountain City.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother, William Taylor, Elizabethton, and a sister, Janice T. Long, Granite Falls, N.C. Five aunts, several cousins, three nieces, two nephews, two great-nephews and one great-niece also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Edward Dean Taylor, 44, 187 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Douglas Stidham and Rev. Richard Stout officiating. Music will be by The Master's Touch. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Carol J. Thomen
1/21/00

   Mrs. Carol Joanne Thomen, 72, 604 Swadley Road, Johnson City, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, at Asbury Center.

   Mrs. Thomen was a native of Gary, Ind., and a daughter of Evelyn Graves Keller, Indianapolis, Ind., and the late John Keller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Thomen, and a son, John J. Thomen.

   Mrs. Thomen moved from Las Cruces, N.M., to Johnson City in 1991. She was a retired employee of K-Mart and a member of Watauga Point United Methodist Church. She was a member of the DAR.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter, Patricia A. Dobes, 1122 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton; two sons, Richard H. Thomen, Las Cruces, N.M., and Fredrick R. Thomen, Clinton, N.C.; a sister, Lois Pinckley, Indianapolis, Ind.; and three grandchildren, Joanne Dobes, James Dobes and Lindsey Thomen.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Earl W. Wilson
1/21/00

   Earl Wayne Wilson, 57, of Smiths, Ala., died Tuesday, January 18, 2000, at the Medical Center in Columbus, Ga., after a brief illness.

   Mr. Wilson was the son of Taylor L. Wilson, Elizabethton, and the late Pansy Carrier Wilson Vanier.

   Survivors include his wife, Ann Wilson, of the home; one daughter, Michelle Wilson, Columbus, Ga.; four sons, Ronald Forbes and Rodney Forbes, both of Woodstock, Ga., Jeffery Forbes, Columbus, Ga., and Gregory Forbes, Kennesaw, Ga.; six grandchildren, Halley Wilson VanHying, James Forbes, Sarah Forbes, Brandon Forbes, Dylon Forbes and David Desimas; six sisters, Dorothy Peck, Retz, Ga., Brenda Money and Robin Wilson Strickland, both of Columbus, Ga., Jo Ann Wilson, Waterbury, Conn., Debbie Cobb, Richland, Ga., and Joan Robinson, Phenix City, Ala. Thirty-two nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. James Richardson officiating. Music will be provided by Joy Babb and Diana Blevins. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilson Cemetery Association, c/o Leonard Lewis, 122 Bernie Lewis Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.

   It was Mr. Wilson's wishes to be cremated.

   Announcement courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

 

Elizabeth C. Bryan
1/20/00

   Elizabeth Carriger Bryan, 93, 616 North Walnut Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Bryan was a native of Sullivan County and the daughter of the late William C. and Minnie Smith Dunn. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Carriger, her second husband, William Bryan, a daughter, Peggy Carriger, and three sons, Paul, Wendell and Charles Robert Carriger.

   Mrs. Bryan had lived in Carter County for the last 55 years. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a retired employee of Bemberg Industries. She was a member of the Elizabethton Senior Citizens.

   Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Peggy Carriger, Earl and Lucille Carriger and Roy and Rose Ann Carriger, all of Elizabethton; six grandsons; one granddaughter; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a special friend, Ivy Hall, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   BRYAN -- Graveside services for Elizabeth Carriger Bryan, 93, 616 North Walnut Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Active pallbearers will be Robert Carriger, Monty Nidiffer, Hugh Thomason, Charles Eddie Thomason, Younger Wright, Wesley Wright and Norman Vines. Honorary pallbearers will be Clifton Jenkins, Grace Richards, Frank Richards and Dr. Marc Williams. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may call any time after 10 a.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644, or Housecall Hospice, 106 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


W.C. Pierce
1/20/00

   W.C. "June" Pierce, 81, 165 Scott Street, Butler, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Pierce was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Crumley and Cora Presnell Pierce. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bertha "Tean" White Pierce, February 6, 1995; six sisters, Virginia White, Maude Broyles, Essie Pierce, Stella Grindstaff, Dorothy Oliver and Lola Broyles; and a brother, Gaston Pierce.

   Mr. Pierce was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of the Pierce Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include three daughters, Janie Jack and Jill Gilbert, both of Butler, and Connie Price, Trade; a son, Jackie Pierce, Butler; a sister, Jean Perry, Butler; a brother, Ray Pierce, Butler; six grandchildren, Amber Gilbert, Danielle Gilbert, Ricky Montgomery, Melissa Montgomery, Ashlee Williams and Jessica Ritchie; and four great-grandchildren, Brianna Furches, Adam Williams, Alyssa Williams and Joshua Dunn.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   PIERCE -- Funeral services for W.C. "June" Pierce, 81, 165 Scott Street, Butler, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Harvey White officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be Montie Pierce, Johnny Pierce, Ronnie Oliver, Todd Perry, Eddie Perry, Raymond Perry and Danny Broyles. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Jackie Pierce, 137 Scott Street, Butler. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Pierce to the Pierce Baptist Church. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

Kathy M. Garland
1/19/00

   Ms. Kathy M. Garland, 42, 604 Swadley Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at her residence.

   Ms. Garland was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City. She was a daughter of James Vanover, Johnson City, and the late Marion Bowman Vanover.

   Ms. Garland was a homemaker and a member of Sunset Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain.

   Survivors, in addition to her father, include a son, David B. Garland, Johnson City; five brothers, Freddie Vanover, Charlotte, N.C., Gary Vanover and Danny Vanover, both of Jonesborough, Larry Vanover, Hampton, and Mark Vanover, Greeneville; and two sisters, Lisa Davis, Greeneville, and Tammy Rhea, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

   GARLAND -- Memorial services for Ms. Kathy M. Garland, 42, 604 Swadley Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday from the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Chaplain Matthew A. Barber and Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. Special music will be provided by the Sunset Free Will Baptist Church Choir and Roddy Bird. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. It was Ms. Garland's wishes to be cremated prior to services and final disposition will be held privately at a later date. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Cardie E. Miller
1/19/00

   Mrs. Cardie Elizabeth Miller, 94, 5290 Treat Highway, Adrian, Mich., died Monday, January 17, 2000, at Bixby Medical Center, Adrian, following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James and Carrie Salts Scalf. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roby Miller, June 2, 1971, a son, Edward Lee Miller Sr., seven brothers and a sister.

   Mrs. Miller had lived in Michigan for the past 10 years. She attended the Church of God.

   Survivors include two daughters, Naomi Britt, Adrian, Mich., and Pearl Nicholson, Johnson City; four sons, Eugene Miller, Johnson City, R.M. Miller and Norman Miller, both of Unicoi, and Tommy Waters, Nashville; a sister, Mrs. May Head Haines, Johnson City; and a brother, Steven "Doll" Scalf, Watauga. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Cardie Elizabeth Miller, 94, 5290 Treat Highway, Adrian, Mich., formerly of Hampton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. B.F. McKinney Jr. and Rev. Dallas Gregg officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Woodby Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Don Peoples
1/19/00

   WARE SHOALS, S.C. -- Dr. Don L. Peoples, 72, of Ware Shoals, died Monday, January 17, 2000, at Self Memorial Hospital.

   Dr. Peoples was a native of Carter County, Tenn., and a son of the late Mack Henry and Ossie Lucinda Young Peoples.

   Dr. Peoples was a 1954 graduate of the University of Tennessee Medical School and came to Ware Shoals in 1955 where he practiced at Ware Shoals Medical Clinic until he was forced to retire because of ill health in November 1999. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Ware Shoals United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Mary Gouge Peoples, of the home; a son, James C. "Jimmy" Peoples, Johnson City, Tenn.; two daughters, Mrs. Debbie Davis, Ware Shoals, and Ms. Cindy P. Flowe, Kannapolis, N.C.; and two brothers, Robert Peoples, Johnson City, Tenn., and Jack Peoples, Erwin, Tenn. Five grandchildren also survive.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City, with Rev. Mack Houston and Rev. Gayle Summey officiating. Memorials may be made to Ware Shoals United Methodist Church, Box 59, Ware Shoals, S.C., or to Emerald Center Foundation, Box 3004, Greenwood, S.C. 296481.

   Parker-White Funeral Home, Box 242, Ware Shoals, S.C., (803) 456-2412, is in charge of arrangements.

Wilburn C. Pierce
1/19/00

   Wilburn C. "June" Pierce, 81, 165 Scott Street, Butler, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.


Vernon M. Wilson
1/19/00

   Vernon McCoy Wilson, 74, 131 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000, at North Side Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Wilson was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Sol and Sarah Hayes Wilson. He was also preceded in death by a son, William "Bill" Wilson.

   Mr. Wilson was a member of Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church and a retired employee of Mapes Piano String Company. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Hilda "Marie" Wilson, of the home; five sons, Charles Wilson, Jerry Wilson, Larry Wilson and Keith Wilson, all of Elizabethton, and Glenn Wilson, Lewisburg; three daughters, Ruby Taylor, Linda Blevins and Joan Carr, all of Elizabethton; nine brothers, Lonnie Wilson, Mike Wilson, Robert Kay Wilson, Conway Wilson, Edward Wilson, Ernest Wilson, Grady Wilson, Ralph Wilson and Arlie "Skip" Wilson, all of Elizabethton; an adopted son, Lance Estep; and three sisters, Carolyn Milam, Elizabethton, Liz Mercer and Ina Ward, Brazos Port, Texas. Twenty-four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   WILSON -- Funeral services for Vernon McCoy Wilson, 74, 131 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, who went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 18, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Richard Estep, Rev. Bill Greer and Rev. Johnny Vance officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ann Lowe, Dennis Laws and Sherry Peters. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Blevins Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Richard Bowie, Mack Smith, Carroll Grindstaff, Sonny Fletcher, John Fletcher, Ralph Andes, Crandall Taylor, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Thursday for the service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 131 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Packy Fair, 114 Herbert Taylor Lane, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

 

Lloyd H. Blair Sr.
1/18/00

   Lloyd Harrison Blair Sr., 80, 3311 Banner Elk Highway (Heaton Community), N.C., died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, N.C.

   Mr. Blair was the son of the late Oscar "Ott" Blair and Myrtle Stansberry Blair. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Earnest Blair, Hazen Blair and Jr. Blair, and two sisters, Lilly Blair and Carlyne Hicks.

   Mr. Blair was retired from self-employment and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He received the American Theatre Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Wamet Campaign Medal with Three Bronze Stars, and the Victory Medal while serving in the Armed Services.

   Survivors include his wife, Dorothy V. Blair, of the home; three sons, Lloyd Harrison Blair Jr., Heaton, N.C., Dorian Lee Blair, Minneapolis, N.C., and David Harold Blair, Elizabethton; four daughters, Louise Laws, Elk Park, N.C., Frances Harmon, Sugar Grove, N.C., Carolyn Lewis, Marion, N.C., and Kathie Gwyn, Heaton, N.C.; a brother, Bill Blair, Minneapolis, N.C.; and three sisters, Susie Blair, Banner Elk, N.C., Jean Mowder, Elizabethton, and Dole Ward, Elk Park, N.C. Twenty grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

   BLAIR -- Funeral services for Lloyd Harrison Blair Sr., 80, 3311 Banner Elk Highway (Heaton Community), N.C., who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Reed Callahan and Rev. Juan Guichard officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Elk Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brantley Lewis, Brad Blair, David Blair Jr., Tommy Harmon, James Woodring, Allen Laws, Neil Reece, Robert Blair and Chris Harmon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral service. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

 

Lula D. Campbell
1/18/00

   Lula D. Campbell, 86, 2717 S. Roan Street, Box 13, Johnson City, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Unicoi County and had lived in Johnson City since 1963. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sabra Campbell Daugherty and was also preceded in death by her husband, Jason F. Campbell, in 1977, five sons, a daughter, a brother and four sisters.

   Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Harley Campbell, Sevierville; three daughters, Brenda Campbell and Norma Dill, both of Johnson City, and Shelby Hartley, Elizabethton; a sister, Elsie Garland, Unicoi; three grandchildren, Michael Dill and Anita Hartley, both of Johnson City, and Lori McMillan, Knoxville; and two great-grandchildren, Madeline Dill and Lacey McMillan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Lula D. Campbell, 86, 2717 S. Roan Street, Box 13, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. Bill Greer and Rev. O.P. Stokes officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Monte Vista Burial Park where the family and friends are asked to meet for services. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society, 101 Fountain Place, Suite 15, Johnson City, Tenn. 37601. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred R. Elliott
1/18/00

   Mrs. Mildred Ruth Elliott, 601 McClellan Drive, Elizabethton, died Monday, January 17, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Elliott was of the Presbyterian Faith.

   Survivors include her husband, Haynes E. Elliott, and a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Jon Wallace, Benton, Ky. Several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   ELLIOTT -- Graveside services for Mrs. Mildred Ruth Elliott, 601 McClellan Drive, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City, with Rev. Steven Meyerhoff officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home any time. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Elliott to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

Elsie C. Jenkins
1/18/00

   Mrs. Elsie Catherina Jenkins, 89, 161 Pierce Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Jenkins was a native of Relief, N.C., and a daughter of the late Mallie and Rhoda Lyons Johnson. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Howard Sells and Carl C. Jenkins.

   Survivors include eight nieces, Eva Heatherly and Bonnie Reece, both of Elizabethton, Faye Hill, Hampton, Francis Greene, Morristown, Viola Simerly, Johnson City, Janice Shrader of Arizona, Mary Louise Howes and Teresa Wagner, both of Butler; ten nephews, James Cordell of California, Robert and Carl Johnson, both of Elizabethton, Charles Randolph, Erwin, David Johnson of Oregon, Jimmy Dale Johnson, Dwight Johnson, Andy Johnson, Bobby Johnson and Doug Johnson, all of Butler; and a special sister-in-law, Eva Johnson, Butler.

   A private graveside service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol on Tuesday, January 18, with Rev. Lester Perkins officiating. Friends may call at the residence any time.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Cardie E. Miller
1/18/00

   Mrs. Cardie Elizabeth Miller, 94, 5290 Treat Highway, Adrian, Mich., died Monday, January 17, 2000, at Bixby Medical Center, Adrian, following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James and Carrie Salts Scalf. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roby Miller, June 2, 1971, a son, Edward Lee Miller Sr., seven brothers and a sister.

   Mrs. Miller had lived in Michigan for the past 10 years. She attended the Church of God.

   Survivors include two daughters, Naomi Britt, Adrian, Mich., and Pearl Nicholson, Johnson City; four sons, Eugene Miller, Johnson City, R.M. Miller and Norman Miller, both of Unicoi, and Tommy Waters, Nashville; a sister, Mrs. May Head Haines, Johnson City; and a brother, Steven "Doll" Scalf, Watauga. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

   Mrs. Miller will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and interment.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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