Published 9:21 am Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Mariann White, 81, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Appalachian Christian Village.
She was the beloved adopted daughter of Donley Nat and Willie Virginia Harrison White and was born in Roderfield, W.Va., to Ethel Buchanan.
Ms. White retired from Wal-Mart in 1999 after 27 years of service working in sales and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #163, which she joined in 1951. She was committed to her family and her faith and proudly served at C Street Church of Christ, where she was a member, since 1978.
Ms. White is survived by her daughter, Kim Williams and her husband, Dallas, Elizabethton; a grandson, Travis Williams and his wife, Kelli, Johnson City; two great-grandsons, Jaxson Williams and Jacob Williams, Johnson City; and three sisters, Patsy Crouse of West Virginia, Peggy Herndon of Massachusetts and Betty Artman of Ohio.
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Ms. White was conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, November 3, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Eddy Craft and Mr. Roby Ellis, ministers, officiating. Music was under the direction of Steve Roberts. The family received friends in the funeral home chapel from noon until 1 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Interment followed the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers were Larry Estep, Steve Roberts, Lucas Roberts, Jeff Stout, Charlie Moreland and Javy Taylor. For those who would like, donations may be made to Appalachian Christian Village, 2012 Sherwood Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601, or Elizabethton Church of Christ, 137 East C Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family would like to express a very special thank you to the staff of Appalachian Christian Village for all the love and care shown to Ms. White during her time there. Loving thanks are also expressed to Rachel Brumfield, who became a very special person in Ms. White’s life. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the White family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.