Mary Lou Livingston & Richard Earl Livingston

Published 11:00 am Monday, November 15, 2021

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Mary Lou Livingston, 83, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with her Lord unexpectedly on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at her home. Mary Lou was born in Elizabethton to the late Charles and Anna Beryl Stevens. In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was preceded in death by four brothers, James Foster Stevens, Billy Dean Stevens, Archer Nelson Stevens and her twin, Joseph Ray Stevens.
Mary Lou was a homemaker. She attended Zion Baptist Church and also attended Gap Creek Christian Church.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 56 years, Richard Livingston, of the home; her brother, Lee Roy Stevens (Marlene) of Marysville, Wash.; and her sisters, Hattie Belle Poarch and Peggy Stevens, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Richard Earl Livingston, 88 of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. Richard was born in Carter County to the late Worley Livingston and Belle Angel Livingston. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Stevens Livingston, and a sister, Charlotte Frye.
Richard enjoyed fishing, pitching horseshoes and playing corn hole.
Those left to cherish his memory include his niece, Lydia Wilson of Bristol, Tenn.; great-niece, Ashley Wilson of Chilhowie, Va.; great-nephew, Bo Wilson of Bristol, Tenn.; and special friend, Anthony Ford of Elizabethton.
A graveside service to honor Mary Lou’s and Richard’s memories will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 17, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery (New Annex-215 Heroes Drive) with Mr. Craig Layfield, minister, officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday. Online condolences may be shared with the family and viewed on our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is honored to serve the Livingston family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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