Teresa S. Tressler

Published 3:36 pm Thursday, December 30, 2021

Teresa S. Tressler, 57, of Elizabethton, Tenn., formerly of Oakwood, Va., went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at her residence with her family surrounding her. Teresa was the daughter of the late Fred and Yahollo Short. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. Her children and grandchildren were her world. She enjoyed attending church, reading her Bible, working puzzles and painting. Coffee was always a must first thing every morning.
Teresa was a former employee of Alcoa International and a 1982 graduate of Garden High School. She was a member of the Higher Ground Pentecostal Church of Johnson City, Tenn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Allen Short, and two grandchildren, Nevaeh Miracle and Averie Yohallo Wright.
Those left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Jessica LyAnn Wright of Elizabethton and Jenny Leigh Tressler and fiancé Peyton Simpson; two grandchildren, Paisleigh Simpson and Elias Simpson of Elizabethton; one brother, Fred A. Short Jr. and wife Candy of Elizabethton; one sister, Carol L. Short of Elizabethton; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Nurse Michelle with Amedisys, the Amedisys Team, Phyllis and Larry Winchester, Pastor Wayne Winchester and Brandi for all their loving care and support during this difficult time. The family will hold a service to celebrate the life of Teresa S. Tressler at 6 p.m. Friday, January 7, at the Higher Ground Pentecostal Holiness Church, 246 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, Tenn. Inurnment will be in the Meadows Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family and viewed on our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services are honored to serve the Tressler family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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