Albert Herman O’Quinn
Published 10:23 am Friday, April 3, 2015
Revelation 21-4: “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away.”
Albert Herman O’Quinn, 76, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Dorothy Turbyfill O’Quinn.
Mr. O’Quinn was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He retired after 38 years of service from Inland Containers, formerly Tri-State Containers. His compassion was gardening and helping others. He was a member of East River Park Christian Church where he had served as an Elder and Deacon for many years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Faye Myers.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Carroll O’Quinn; his daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Tom Fowler, Tammy and Kenny Hardin and Judy and John Fletcher; his son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Holli O’Quinn; his grandchildren, Marcus, Lindsey and Michael Fowler, Korey Hardin, Lacee and Cassi Fletcher, Patrick, Dawson, Madeline and Emma O’Quinn; his brother, Ray O’Quinn; several nieces and nephews; and his special companions, Daisy and Callie.
A service to celebrate the life of Albert Herman O’Quinn will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. John H. Smith, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by Gina Johnson. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be John Fletcher, Kenny Hardin, Tom Fowler, Marcus Fowler, Michael Fowler, Korey Hardin, Patrick and Dawson O’Quinn. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Sunday School Class of East River Park Christian Church. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the O’Quinn family.