Pauline E. Harper
Published 8:35 am Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Pauline E. Harper, 59, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Paul Blevins and Verlee McDonald.
Ms. Harper was a nuclear chemist and health physicist. She was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Blaise McDonald, and a sister, Marie Carroll.
Survivors include a son, Denny L. McDonald and his wife Geri, Elizabethton; a grandson, Gabriel McDonald, Elizabethton; and two brothers, Andy Swiney, Mountain City, Tenn., and Dewey Chandler, Erwin, Tenn. Several nieces and one nephew also survive.
A graveside service to honor the life of Pauline E. Harper will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 5, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the graveside service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, A.S.P.C.A., 424 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128-6804. Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Harper family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.