Josephine “Jo” Hart Eoff

Published 8:40 am Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Josephine “Jo” Hart Eoff, 87, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord, on Monday, January 25, 2016, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Gwendolyn Forbes Hart and was born in Carter County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Eoff, July 22, 2007, and two brothers, Charles Hart and Dan Hart.
Mrs. Eoff retired in 1989 from the Kiplinger Letter in Washington DC where she worked for 38 years as an editor. She was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church. She loved playing the piano and eating out with her many friends.
Those left to cherish her memory include a nephew, Dan Abbott and his wife, Renee, Gay, Ga.; special friends, Joann Banner, Elizabethton, Burless Campbell, Elizabethton, Mike and Kathy Rasnick, Elizabethton, Carole Reece of California, Jack and Juanita Wilson, Elizabethton, and Harry Messimer, Elizabethton; and her caregiver and good friend, Lisa Dugger, Elizabethton.
A graveside service for Mrs. Eoff will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Dennis Deese and Rev. Sherrel Nave officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends attending the service. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet the family at the funeral home at 12 p.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Hunter First Baptist Church, 693 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the Building Fund of Lynn Valley Baptist Church, 1367 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Eoff family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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