Terry Dean Scalf
Published 8:56 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Terry Dean Scalf, 60, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Friday, August 28, 2015, at the Select Medical Hospital, Bristol, following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Butler and Mary Scalf Jenkins.
Mr. Scalf was a brick mason and a member of Little Doe Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing with his musical friends, playing golf and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis Hill and Leroy Hill; a sister, Kay Church; and his father-in-law, Ray Wellman.
Survivors include his wife, Gale Scalf, of the home; two daughters, Terra Scalf, of the home, and Deana Scalf, Elizabethton; a son, Travis Scalf and his wife Rosella, Elizabethton; five granddaughters, Katy, Brooke, Kyndal, Abby and Kymber; a grandson, Koty; four brothers, Cecil Hill, Gary Hill, Paul Hill and Carl Clark, all of Elizabethton; and two sisters, Betty Mathes and Sue Elliott, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Terry Dean Scalf will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Shane Waters officiating. Music will be under the direction of his musical friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service, or at the residence at anytime. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, in the Wellman Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Wellman, Kenny Wellman, Nate Treadway, Zach Treadway, Mike Hicks, Junior Wellman, Bobby Elliott, Billy Elliott, Travis Hall and Rick Hill. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Clark, Rick Church, Dwight Treadway, Jerry White and all of his musical friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Scalf family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.