June 16, 2000

Betty Lou Beall

Betty Lou Beall, 80, 510 Cottage Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at Anderson Health Care Center.

Mrs. Beall was a native of Charleston, W.Va., and the daughter of the late Sheridan and Dorothy Buckner Jones. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Daniel Jones and Clarence Jones, and a sister, Macel Jones Johnson.

A resident of Elizabethton, she previously lived in Roan Mountain and also in Orlando, Fla. She had been employed by Agston Manor of Charleston, W.Va., Hammond Organ of Johnson City, Martin Marietta Aerospace and General Electric in Florida. She was a multi-talented musician, artist, calligrapher, homemaker and caretaker. She attended Roan Mountain United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Jancy Caldwell, Roan Mountain; a son, Kevin Earl Beall, Jonesborough; three grandsons, Jaimie Caldwell, Roan Mountain, Christopher Beall and Kyle Beall, both of California; and a granddaughter, Catherine Louise Beall, Jonesborough.

Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

BEALL -- Graveside services and interment for Betty Lou Beall, 80, 510 Cottage Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City, with Rev. Stephen Morrison officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Jack Tipton, Martin Tipton, Ryan Tipton, Bob Kerley, Warren Heaton, Hershel Julian and David Laster. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

M. Pauline Odom

M. Pauline Odom, 84, formerly of Elk Park, N.C., died Thursday, June 15, 2000, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.

Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

June 15, 2000

Margaret R. Aldridge

  Mrs. Margaret Ruth Meredith Aldridge, 72, 175 Nickajack Road, Mableton, Ga., died Monday, June 12, 2000, at her residence.

  Mrs. Aldridge was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Claude and Geneva Hyder Meredith. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Claude Meredith Jr., Lloyd Meredith and Kenneth Meredith.

  Mrs. Aldridge was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and a 1952 graduate of East Tennessee State College. She had taught school for a number of years at Happy Valley High School, Unaka High School and Hampton High School. She had lived in Mableton for three years, and prior to that had lived in North Carolina and California. She was a member of Smyrna Christian Church, Smyrna, Ga., and a member of the Hampton Chapter #470, Order of Eastern Star.

  Survivors include her husband of 48 years, James Hoyt Aldridge; two sons and daughters-in-law, James Hoyt Aldridge II and Katie Aldridge, Walhalla, S.C., and Timothy Claude and Leslie Aldridge, Mableton, Ga.; a daughter and son-in-law, Julia Geneva and William Menyhay, Clovis, Calif.; a brother, Roy Gene Meredith, Jacksonville, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Destiny Rebecca Aldridge, Walhalla, S.C., Timothy Hoyt Aldridge, Mableton, Ga., and Adam-Ross Menyhay, Clovis, Calif.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

ALDRIDGE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Ruth Meredith Aldridge, 72, 175 Nickajack Road, Mableton, Ga., who died Monday, June 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Jack Hyder officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be James Hoyt Aldridge II, Timothy Claude Aldridge, Leo Meredith, Martin Meredith, Keith Pate and Tom Meredith. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Monty Aldridge or Gerell Cable in Hampton or Peggy Meredith in Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Art L. Grindstaff

  Art L. Grindstaff, 74, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

  Mr. Grindstaff was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Alfred T. and Etta B. Pierce Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by a son, Norman Grindstaff, a brother, Harry Holder, and a step-son, Randy E. Hughes.

  Mr. Grindstaff was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. He had retired from Peach Bowl Lanes in Phoenix City, Ala. He was a World War II Veteran. During his tenure in the U.S. Navy, he was aboard the USS Maryland.

  Survivors include his wife, Joyce Grindstaff, of the home; an adopted daughter, Peanut Paul, Phenix City, Ala.; a step-daughter, Kathy Armstrong, Newbern City, N.C.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Margaret Grindstaff, Dean and Flo Grindstaff and Glenn and Judy Grindstaff, all of Elizabethton; and five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Crystal Hicks, Ruby and Wayne Hicks, Cletamae and James Kyte, Darlene and Jack Hampton, all of Elizabethton, and Pat and Burl Guinn, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for Art L. Grindstaff, 74, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. David Irick, minister, and Rev. H. Brooks Peters officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be J.L. Collins, Gary Eggers, Dr. Scott Anderson, Dr. James Merrill, Jim DuBois, Sonny Fletcher, John Fletcher, the Heart Center Staff at Meadowbrooke, the Doctors and Staff of James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, friends and neighbors, and Senator Bill Frist. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37601. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Sharon A. Hudson

  Sharon Ann Hudson, 32, Nave Street, Hampton, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident in Valley Forge.

  Mrs. Hudson was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Andy and Irene Townsend Hill.

  Mrs. Hudson was of the Baptist Faith.

  Survivors include her husband, Michael Wayne Hudson; a son, Kenneth Wayne Hudson, Hampton; seven sisters, Wilma Jean Stout, Chuckey, Judy Mays, Barbara Kay Carroll and Debra Hill, all of Elizabethton, Mary Frances Stout, Johnson City, Norma Jean McNeil of Virginia and Christine Miller of Florida; and three brothers, David Hill and Jimmy Hill, both of Elizabethton, and Freddie Hill, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

HUDSON -- Funeral services for Sharon Ann Hudson, 32, Nave Street, Hampton, died Monday, June 12, 2000, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Interment will be in the Woodby Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William B. Palmer

  William B. Palmer, 84, 175 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

  Mr. Palmer was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Felix and Bertha Oaks Palmer. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jim Palmer and Lawrence Palmer, and three grandchildren, Jamie, Todd and C.S.

  Mr. Palmer was a member of Prayer Tabernacle Church and was retired from North American Rayon Corporation.

  Survivors include his wife, Virginia Wilson Palmer, of the home; a daughter, Clairece Powell, Roan Mountain; four sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Judy Palmer, Roan Mountain, Johnny and Mary Palmer, Eddie Dean and Peggy Palmer and Charles and Linda Palmer, all of Elizabethton; four sisters, Junie Winter, Roan Mountain, Edelle McClain and Florence Miller, both of Elizabethton, and Della Mae Turbyfield, Cranberry, N.C.; and two brothers, Gus Palmer, Elizabethton, and Onalee Johnson, Heaton, N.C. Fifteen grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild also survive.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

PALMER -- Funeral services for William B. Palmer, 84, 175 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. A.G. Wagner, Rev. Jerry Honeycutt and Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rev. Jerry and Patty Honeycutt and Greg and Tammy Ruston. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Johnson Roan View Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Rodney Payne, Jeff Powell, Jerome Powell, Jerald Powell, Jonathan Palmer, Timmy Palmer and John Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Blaine Tipton, Joe Sheets, Carl Lilly, Limmie Estep, the staff of the Skilled Unit of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, members of the Carter County Rescue Squad and friends from Valley View 7-11 in Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 173 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Henry E. Shaffer

  Henry E. Shaffer, 69, 121 Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.

  Mr. Shaffer was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Andy and Virgie Nave Shaffer. He was also preceded in death by a brother.

  Mr. Shaffer formerly worked at East Tennessee Chair Company and Paty Lumber Company. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

  Survivors include his wife, Burless Anderson Shaffer; two daughters and sons-in-law, Katrina and Bill Prendergast, Elizabethton, and Elaine and Rickie Matherly, Butler; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Steve and Judy Shaffer, Elizabethton, Eddie and Renee Shaffer and Terry Shaffer, all of Morganton, N.C.; four sisters, Ruby Vance, Hampton, Dolores Heaton, Johnson City, Ollie Case, Bluff City, and Bertha Lawson, Elizabethton; two brothers, Earl Shaffer and Dean Shaffer, both of Elizabethton; and four grandchildren, Ben Prendergast, Bryan Shaffer, Emily Shaffer and Robert Shaffer. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

SHAFFER -- Funeral services for Henry E. Shaffer, 69, 121 Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Charlie Trivette and Rev. Jerry Emmert officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 16, in the Matherly Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday, will be Bill Prendergast, Rick Matherly, Tom Matherly, David Birchfield, David Birchfield Jr. and Jim Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Anderson and Cecil Honeycutt. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas J. Shell Jr.

  Thomas J. Shell Jr., 68, 2910 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died suddenly Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mr. Shell was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Thomas J. Sr. and Legusta Shell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray Shell and Vernon Shell, and two sisters, Christine Shell and Arlene Smith.

  Mr. Shell was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church and was retired from the Veteran's Administration. He was a Korean War Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.

  Survivors include his wife, Vida J. Shell, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Thomas Ray, Elizabethton; two brothers, Carl Shell, Elk Park, N.C., and T.J. Shell, Roan Mountain; and four sisters, Celestine Franklin and Gladys Miller, both of Elizabethton, and Ester Bennett and Fay Hodge, both of Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

 Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

SHELL -- Funeral services for Thomas J. Shell Jr., 68, 2910 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Jim Storie officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

June 14, 2000

Margaret R. Aldridge

  Mrs. Margaret Ruth Meredith Aldridge, 72, 175 Nickajack Road, Mableton, Ga., died Monday, June 12, 2000, at her residence.

  Mrs. Aldridge was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Claude and Geneva Hyder Meredith. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Claude Meredith Jr., Lloyd Meredith and Kenneth Meredith.

  Mrs. Aldridge was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and a 1952 graduate of East Tennessee State College. She had taught school for a number of years at Happy Valley High School, Unaka High School and Hampton High School. She had lived in Mableton for three years, and prior to that had lived in North Carolina and California. She was a member of Smyrna Christian Church, Smyrna, Ga., and a member of the Hampton Chapter #470, Order of Eastern Star.

  Survivors include her husband of 48 years, James Hoyt Aldridge; two sons and daughters-in-law, James Hoyt Aldridge II and Katie Aldridge, Walhalla, S.C., and Timothy Claude and Leslie Aldridge, Mableton, Ga.; a daughter and son-in-law, Julia Geneva and William Menyhay, Clovis, Calif.; a brother, Roy Gene Meredith, Jacksonville, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Destiny Rebecca Aldridge, Walhalla, S.C., Timothy Hoyt Aldridge, Mableton, Ga., and Adam-Ross Menyhay, Clovis, Calif.

  Mrs. Aldridge will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and interment.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Art L. Grindstaff

  Art L. Grindstaff, 74, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

  Mr. Grindstaff was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Alfred T. and Etta B. Pierce Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by a son, Norman Grindstaff, and a brother, Harry Holder.

  Mr. Grindstaff was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. He had retired from Peach Bowl Lanes in Phoenix City, Ala. He was a World War II Veteran. During his tenure in the U.S. Navy, he was aboard the USS Maryland.

  Survivors include his wife, Joyce Grindstaff, of the home; an adopted daughter, Peanut Paul, Phoenix City, Ala.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Margaret Grindstaff, Dean and Flo Grindstaff and Glenn and Judy Grindstaff, all of Elizabethton; and five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Crystal Hicks, Ruby and Wayne Hicks, Cletamae and James Kyte, Darlene and Jack Hampton, all of Elizabethton, and Pat and Burl Guinn, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for Art L. Grindstaff, 74, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. David Irick, minister, and Rev. H. Brooks Peters officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be J.L. Collins, Gary Eggers, Dr. Scott Anderson, Dr. James Merrill, Jim DuBois, Sonny Fletcher, John Fletcher, the Heart Center Staff at Meadowbrooke, the Doctors and Staff of James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, friends and neighbors, and Senator Bill Frist. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 106 Audie Hardin Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37601. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Sharon A. Hudson

  Sharon Ann Hudson, 32, Nave Street, Hampton, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident in Valley Forge.

  Mrs. Hudson was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Andy and Irene Townsend Hill.

  Mrs. Hudson was of the Baptist Faith.

  Survivors include her husband, Michael Wayne Hudson; a son, Kenneth Wayne Hudson, Hampton; seven sisters, Wilma Jean Stout, Chuckey, Judy Mays, Barbara Kay Carroll and Debra Hill, all of Elizabethton, Mary Frances Stout, Johnson City, Norma Jean McNeil of Virginia and Christine Miller of Florida; and three brothers, David Hill and Jimmy Hill, both of Elizabethton, and Freddie Hill, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Henry Shaffer

  Henry Shaffer, 69, 121 Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 13, 2000

Crawford Bowers

  Crawford Bowers, 88, 134 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.

  Mr. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Pettibone and Sally Berry Bowers.

  Mr. Bowers was retired from North American Rayon Corporation and was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church.

  Survivors include his wife, Mary Calloway Bowers, of the home; a son, Lewis Bowers, Elizabethton; a sister, Ethel Bowers, Life Care Center of Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Diana Strano, Elizabethton; and a great-grandson, Jason Winter, Elizabethton.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mabel L. Teague

  Mabel Lewis Teague, 88, 381 A.E. Miller Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.

  Mrs. Teague was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Landon T. and Lena B. Smith Lewis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Teague, three sisters, Nina Lewis, Virgie Groce and Lillie Groce, and a brother, Omer Lewis.

  Mrs. Teague was a member of Morgan's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and a former employee of Bemberg Industries.

  Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Shirley and Gene Smith, Hampton, Sylvia and Elmer Galliher, Ft. Mill, S.C., Judith Propst, Johnson City, and Roberta "Bobbie" Herrin, Jonesborough; a son and daughter-in-law, Zane Allen and Peggy Teague, Elizabethton; two brothers, Freeman Lewis, Elizabethton, and Earl Lewis, Hampton; a sister, Mary Richesin, Elizabethton; four grandsons, Mike Smith, Hampton, Jeff Smith, Denver, Colo., Joe Smith, Johnson City, and Mitch Galliher, Ft. Mill, S.C.; two granddaughters, Sandra Teague Rudolph, Orlando, Fla., and Erica Galliher Dunbar, Ft. Mill, S.C.; and a great-grandson, Caleb Smith, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

TEAGUE -- Funeral services for Mabel Lewis Teague, 88, 381 A.E. Miller Road, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, June 12, 2000, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15, at Morgan's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Street and Rev. Tommy Haynes officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Judy Teague Ealey. Interment will follow in the Captain Nelson Cemetery, Ripshin Mountain. Pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Morgan's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Dr. David Kimmel, Dr. Alfred Earwood, Employees of Housecall Hospice, Nurses of Restorative Care at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Dean Smith, friends and neighbors of Ripshin Community. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 381 A.E. Miller Road, Roan Mountain, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made sent to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644, or to Morgan's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, Tenn. 37687. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Maude P. Vest

  Mrs. Maude P. Vest, 85, 612 East Maple Street, Johnson City, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at the residence of her son, Eddie Roger Vest.

  Mrs. Vest was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John and Bernie Johnson Potter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Raymond Vest Sr., in 1976.

  Mrs. Vest was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include two other sons, Ernest Raymond Vest Jr., Johnson City, and William Potter, Elizabethton; a daughter, Wanda Sue Vanover, Elizabethton; and a brother, Jack Potter, Piney Flats. Four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

VEST -- Graveside services for Mrs. Maude P. Vest, 85, 612 East Maple Street, Johnson City, who died Sunday, June 11, 2000, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Will Mottern Cemetery with Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the service. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

Ted Wishon

  Ted Wishon, 72, 421 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

  Mr. Wishon was a native of Johnson City and a son of the late Leonard and Martha Fletcher Wishon. He was also preceded in death by a sister and six brothers.

  Mr. Wishon was a retired foreman of the carpentry division of the Veterans Administration and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was of the Baptist faith but attended the Bethel Church of Christ.

  Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Wishon, of the home; a daughter, Debbie McCurry, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, Leonard C. and Irene Wishon, Jonesborough; two grandchildren, Jason and Jana "Champ" McCoury; and special neighbors, Mike and Annetta Nave, Johnson City.

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

WISHON -- Graveside services for Ted Wishon, 72, 421 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 11, 2000, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Terry Lyons and Ted Masters, ministers, officiating. Pallbearers will be selected. The family has requested for those who wish that memorials be given to the Bethel Church of Christ, 146 Arrowood Road, Jonesborough, Tenn. 37659. There will be no visitation. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.