Rev. Norman Clyde Jarrett

Published 8:44 am Friday, October 14, 2016

Rev. Norman Clyde Jarrett, 90, of Roan Mountain, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Hermitage Health Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late McKinley and Rosie Brown Jarrett.
Rev. Jarrett was a retired farmer. He had preached in several churches in the area. He was a member of St. John Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert Jarrett, in 1999; a great-granddaughter, Lily Addison Jarrett; three brothers, Reece, Joe and V.L. Jarrett; and a sister, Edith Jarrett.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Opal Vance Jarrett; four grandchildren, Christy Wright, Nicole Combs, Timothy Jarrett and Shawn Jarrett; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, R.E. and Herman Jarrett; two sisters, Dorothy Roberts and Carrie Gardner; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Rev. Norman Clyde Jarrett will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, October 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy English, the Rev. Bill Highsmith, the Rev. John Vance and the Rev. Richard Shepherd Jr. officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, October 17, in the McKinley Jarrett family cemetery, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Billy Morgan officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday, will be Ron Dale Stevens, Eddie Timbs, Drew Miller, Kenneth Jarrett, James Alexander, Lynn Laws, Ray Vance and Carl Clark. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Hermitage Health Center, Dr. Robert Walter, the staff of ETSU Physicians, Dr. Chantelin, the Timbs family, the Markland Family, Dr. Hanson and friends and neighbors of the Crabtree Community. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of a grandson, Tim Jarrett, 296 Lacey Hollow Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Jarrett family.

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