Howard Ferrell “Bud” Buchanan -
Howard Ferrell “Bud” Buchanan, age 62, Telford, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence. He was a native of Johnson City and he lived most of his life in Erwin. Howard was a son of the late Ernest and Cora L McCurry Buchanan. He retired after 27 years as a Nursing Assistant at Johnson City Medical Center.
Marjorie Walker Eledge -
Marjorie Walker Eledge, 84, passed away on May 15th, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Marjorie will be remembered as a wonderful mother, wife, homemaker, artist, cook and opera lover.
Sherry Shelton Tilson -
Sherry Shelton Tilson, age 65, Erwin, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, May 19, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Edwin Yates “E.Y” Bailey -
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Hence forth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but to all them also that love his appearing. II Timothy 4:7 & 8
Dorothy Kate Brunner -
Dorothy Kate Brunner, age 82, of Erwin, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at her residence. She was a native of Unicoi County, but lived in Virginia for over 40 years. Dorothy was a daughter of the late J.N. “Nat” and Ollie L. Scarbrough Duncan. She was a baker for the Prince William County School System in Virginia for 25 years. Ms. Brunner was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church and the O.W.L. Ladies Auxillary with the Woodbridge, VA Fire Department. Other than her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Ray Brunner in 1990; and brothers, Charles Duncan, Gene Duncan and Ernest Duncan.
Howard Garland, Jr. -
Howard Garland, Jr., age 77, 715 Lower Stone Mountain Road, Unicoi, passed away at 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at Erwin Health Care Center. H e was a native of Unicoi county, a son of Elsie Daugherty Garland, of the home, and the late Howard Garland, Sr. Mr. Garland had lived in Granite Falls, North Carolina for 20 years, where he retired as a boiler operator for Singer Furniture Company. He returned home to Unicoi county a few years ago to be with his mom. Mr. Garland was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
James William Nickels Jr., -
James William Nickels Jr., age 71, Erwin, went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2013. He was the son of James William Nickels Sr., and Elsie Nickels McLaughlin.
Mary Faye Barnett -
Mary Faye Barnett, age 69, 329 Norton Hollow Road, Erwin, passed away Thursday morning, May 9, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Betsy R. Tipton -
Betsy R. Tipton, age 84, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Care Center, Flint, MI. She was a daughter of the late Clifton and Audrey Robinette Roberts. She was a hand painter for the former Southern Pottery and later retired from Ternsted, in Flint, MI.
Sallie Kate Rice -
Sallie Kate Rice, age 90, 103 Freeman Silvers Road, Erwin, went home to be with the Lord at 12:46 pm Monday, May 6, 2013.
Mr. Kenneth Eugene McCurry -
Mr. Kenneth Eugene McCurry, age 66 of Century, FL passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at his home in Century after a lengthy illness.