J. Maynard Trivett

Published 1:43 pm Monday, June 7, 2021

J. Maynard Trivett, 84, Elizabethton passed away unexpectedly  Monday, May 31, 2021, at home.  A native of Avery County, NC, he was a son of the late Jeter & Annie Mae Keener Trivett.  He had lived in Tennessee for several years.   He was a graduate of Cranberry High School and attended Lees-McRae College where he played football. He had worked at Jellico Grocery for several years and was retired from the Aramark Corporation.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years: Martha Jean Vance Trivett who passed away in 2015. and brother-in-law, Darrell Smith in 2020.   Maynard was a member of Borderview Christian Church.
 Survivors include his beloved daughter & son-in-law: Lori Ann & Steven White, of the home.  Two grandchildren; Brandon Melton, Torie Brown and husband Jimmie.  Four great-grandchildren. Two sisters: Darlene Smith, Annie Mae Mullins & husband Mack, all of Virginia.  Two brothers: Cletis Wise and wife Judy, Virginia, Avery Wise and wife Evelyn, North Carolina. His other special daughter: Dawana Rainbolt.  His sisters-in-law: Billie Miller and Nancy Townsend,  his special friend: Jason Honeycutt. Many nieces and nephews.
 Graveside Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2021, in the Hughes Cemetery, Newland, North Carolina.
 Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton was in charge. 

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