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Mary “Midge” McQueen

Mary “Midge” McQueen, 80, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 20, 2021, at Signature Health Care of Elizabethton. Midge was born in Carter County to the late Arnold and Lulean Dolan Emmert. In addition to her parents, Midge was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Debra Karen; a son, Kit B. McQueen; a great-grandson, Timothy James Vaughn; a brother, Roy Emmert; and a sister, Brenda Crowe.
Mary was a homemaker and a member of Big Spring Church of Christ. She was a loving mother, wife and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with family and going camping.
Those left to cherish Midge’s wonderful memory include her husband of 55 years, Kit Carson McQueen of Elizabethton; a daughter, Donna Vaughn and husband Jimmy of Elizabethton; a son, Christopher Gene McQueen and wife Dorothy, also of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Channa Williams, Brandi Estep and husband Donny, Josh Vaughn and wife Cassie, Skylar McQueen and Christian McQueen; and four great-grandchildren, Ky-Ream Desselle, Edgar Estep, Oliver Vaughn and Owen Vaughn. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A celebration of Midge’s life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, August 23, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Pastor Glen Layfield officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. The graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 24, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Vaughn, Chris McQueen, Skylar McQueen, Josh Vaughn, Donny Estep, Kevin Rominger and Tim Ward. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 12:50 PM on Tuesday. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is honored to serve the McQueen family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.