Velva Shoun Nave

Published 9:27 am Thursday, December 1, 2016

Velva Shoun Nave, 89, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 27, 2016, from the Hermitage Health Care Center. Velva was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Benjamin Dudley Shoun and Emma Belle Tribble Shoun. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell S. Nave; a son, Darrell Nave Jr.; six brothers, Andy Shoun, Earl Tribble, Jess Shoun, Carl Shoun, Leroy Shoun and Bill Shoun; and two sisters, Hazel Elliott and Vada Shoun.
Velva was a devoted wife, loving mother and a homemaker. She was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star, Pythian Sisters and a member of the White Shrines.
Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Janice Showalter, of Johnson City, Janie Breen and husband Thomas, of Johnson City, and Elizabeth Spielberger and husband John, of South Carolina; five grandchildren, Larry G. Maggio, Lynette Hegeman Bunce, Sunshine Nave, Charity Nave and Aaron Weese. Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Velva Shoun Nave will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 2, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Estel Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Friday. The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Nave family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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