Lavelle Hopson Gourley Fair

Published 4:33 pm Monday, September 3, 2018

Lavelle Hopson Gourley Fair, 90, of Blaine, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018, at RidgeView Terrace of Life Care, Rutledge, Tenn.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Walter E. and Elsie Pleasant Hopson.
Lavelle was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended Carson-Newman College. She was a homemaker.
Lavelle was a member and former organist at East River Park Christian Church. She attended Buffalo Springs Baptist Church in Blaine, Tenn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Rev. Lewis Gourley, a Baptist minister, who passed away August 6, 1987; her second husband, Grady Fair, who passed away September 1, 2016; and a brother, Eugene Hopson.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Karen Gourley and Richard and Cathy Gourley, all of Rutledge, Tenn., six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Lavelle Hopson Gourley Fair will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. John H. Smith, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Friends may register their presence at the funeral home Wednesday until 5 p.m. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Fair family.

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