E. Corine Arnett Hyder

Published 3:46 pm Thursday, February 24, 2022

E. Corine Arnett Hyder, 86, of Elizabethton, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Roan Mountain, Tenn., to the late Benjamin Harrison Arnett and Nancy Neomi Campbell Arnett. She was a master seamstress, a former employee of HPH Apparel and retired from Volunteer Blind Industries. She loved sewing and making clothes for her four daughters when they were growing up. She was an excellent cook and was always happy to share her recipes and her secrets to a great meal. She loved having a vegetable garden and always willing to teach the younger folks how to can and preserve the vegetables she had grown.
She was lovingly known to everyone she knew as “Mamaw.” She was a woman of strong faith and shared that faith with everyone she met. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Minnie Arnett Roberson, Jane Arnett Fenner, Goldie Arnett Murphy and Hazel Arnett Waycaster; a brother, Clifford Waycaster; a great-grandson, Elijah Long; sons-in law, Mackie Price and Jim Adkins; and a grandson-in-law, Tony Moffitt.
Those left to cherish her memory are her four daughters, Roxanna “Dale” Adkins, of the home, Nancy Ritchie and husband Ronald, Vickie Adkins and husband Rick, all of Elizabethton, and Tammy McElyea and husband Frank of Gray; 10 grandchildren, Amanda Long (Russell) of California, Melanie Carden (David), Heather Adkins (Jamie Nickles), Nikki Moffitt (Cedric Norwood), Jamie Adkins (David Mitchell), Lindsey Horton (Jamie), Christopher Adkins (Amie), and Kelly Adkins, all of Elizabethton, Brad Price (Christy) of Bristol and Aaron Price of Kingsport; two step-grandchildren, Josh McElyea (Jessica) of Bristol and Tyler McElyea (Heather) of Kingsport; 13 great-grandchildren, Lucas Long, Michaelae Carden, Andrew “Tubby” Carden (Megan), Courtney Nickles, Gabriel Nickles, Hannah Corbin, Heidi Corbin, Hunter Mitchell, Dylan Moffitt, Elex Moffit, Katelyn Moffitt, Isabella Moffitt, McKinnley Adkins, Zachary Stinson, Cooper Adkins, Alexis Adkins, Destiny Adkins, Dakota Adkins, Bralyn Price and Briley Price; two step-great-grandchildren, Keyanna and Kaleb Horton; one great-great-grandson, Rylen Tolley; and a special brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Shirley Hyder of Flint, Mich. Many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
The family request the honor of your presence as we celebrate the life of Mamaw Hyder in a funeral service to be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, February 27, at Harmony FWB Church in Hampton, Tenn., with Rev. Russell Long and Pastor Brandon Young officiating. A visitation period, to share memories and offer support to the family, will begin at 3 p.m. and continue until the service time at Harmony FWB Church. A graveside committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 28, at the Arnett Cemetery in Elizabethton, Tenn. Those who wish to go in procession to the cemetery are requested to meet at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Pallbearers will be Mamaw’s grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearer is Derrick Hampton. The family would like to give a special thanks to Macy Waycaster for the love and care she gave to Mamaw during her illness and passing. Also, a special thank you to the nurses at Amedisys Hospice of Elizabethton for their wonderful care, especially RN, Michelle “Shelly” Taylor. 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 Hyder family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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