Carolyn Louise Smith Guinn

Published 1:05 pm Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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Carolyn Louise Smith Guinn, 80, Johnson City, went to be with her Lord, Monday, April 4, 2022, at her residence. She was born September 15, 1941 in Unicoi, Tenn., to the late Walter and Mabel Tipton Smith.
Carolyn was a homemaker. She loved her church, Princeton Free Will Baptist Church. She also loved to go shopping and eating out.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Guinn; a son, Allen Guinn; a great-grandson, Malachi Wallin; a son-in-law, Jerry Wallin; and three brothers, Eugene, Curtis and Larry Smith.
Survivors include her children, Cindy Blackburn and husband James, and Teresa Wallin, all of Elizabethton, and David Guinn and wife Wendy, Johnson City; a daughter-in-law, Lori Ann Guinn; 10 grandchildren, Kristina Cruz, Ashley Arwood, Michael Guinn, Jason Guinn, Joshua Wallin, Jeremy Wallin, Ivy Wallin, Megan Ollis, Lindsey Guinn and Elijah Guinn; 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Carlos Smith, Walter Smith Jr. and Kenneth Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Washington County Memory Gardens. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to family members that cared for her, her church family, her neighbors, her caregiver, Marqetta Lee, and a special granddaughter-in-law, Brandy Wallin. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home prior to the graveside service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, is serving the Guinn family.

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