Myrtle Irene Jones Gobble

Published 4:24 pm Friday, May 24, 2019

Myrtle Irene Jones Gobble, 75, of Gray, Tenn., formerly of Hampton, earned her Angel wings on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from Franklin Woods Community Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Myrtle was born in Boone, N.C., to the late Clyde and June Jones. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Vance Jones, Rex Jones, Orville Jones, Paul Jones and Clyde Lee Jones, and three sisters, Faye Bradshaw, Verna Grace Jones and Lucille Jones.
Myrtle was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She liked her naps and spent most of her life caring for her daughter, Angela. Myrtle was a member of Beech Mountain Baptist Church and had worked at Celebrating Home as an independent distributor. She liked to cook, garden, play with her grandchildren and sell candles.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving and devoted husband of 56 years, Clifford Gobble, of the home; a son, Ronnie Gobble of Gray; a daughter, Angela Marie Gobble “Buggie,” of the home; two granddaughters, Jessica Byers of Elizabethton and Sierra Gobble of Piney Flats; her great-grandchildren, Skyler and Nathan Holly, CJ and Mason Younce, Trenton Mack Nelson, Liam Byers and Witten Nash; a brother, Ford Jones (Edith) of Elk Park, N.C.; and a sister, Mabel Shook (Bradley) of Pigeon Roost, N.C. Several special nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to celebrate the life of Myrtle Irene Jones Gobble will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 26, in the Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Pastor Ronnie Campbell officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. The graveside service will follow in the Beech Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Phil Shook, Greg Harris, Skyler Holly, Aaron Cornelison, Chris Morgan and Lonnie Bullins. Johnny Bradshaw will serve as honorary pallbearer. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, following the service to go in procession to the cemetery. The family would like to especially thank the Morgan family, the staff of Silver Angels and the ICU staff and doctors at Franklin Woods Community Hospital for their loving care and support during this difficult time. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mrs. Myrtle Irene Jones Gobble and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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