Gladys Jean Humphrey
Published 8:40 am Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Gladys Jean Humphrey, 76, of Watauga, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Holston, Va., she was a daughter of the late Richard and Vertie Harmon Nunley. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, William Bill Nunley, James “Bunny” Nunley, Jerry Nunley and Jack Farmer; and a sister, Shirley Baird.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Leo Humphrey, of the home; two sons, Leon Humphrey Sr. and wife, Bernadette, and Jeff Humphrey and wife, Hildred, all of Watauga; two daughters, Judy Livingston and husband, George, and Lisa Williams and husband, Mark, all of Watauga; three sisters, Nola Gay Trivette, Chattanooga, Tenn., Mary Jane Hart, Jonesborough, Tenn., and Ann Trivette, Elk Park, N.C.; three grandchildren, Ginny Andes and husband, Nick, Elizabethton, Leon Humphrey Jr. and Ashley Williams, both of Watauga; and a great-grandson, Jacob “JC” Andes, Elizabethton.
A service to honor the life of Gladys Jean Humphrey will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Dr. James Richardson and Pastor Roy Yelton officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the funeral service, and other times at the residence. The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Humphrey family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.