Brenda Elaine Harrell Heaton

Published 4:22 pm Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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Brenda Elaine Harrell Heaton, 65, of Johnson City, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at her residence. Brenda was born in Carter County on April 8, 1957 to the late Andrew Harrison Harrell and Ruby Ellen Simpson Harrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Gary Fagan, and four brothers, Melvin Harrell, James Harrell, Geter Harrell and Bobby Harrell.
Brenda retired from Alemite in Johnson City and had previously worked for Morflo. She was of the Christian faith and enjoyed shooting pool, playing cards and most of all she loved being with her family and sharing times with them.
Those left to cherish Brenda’s memory include her son, Melvin Jack Heaton of Johnson City; her brother, Ronnie (Kathy) Harrell of Washington, N.C.; her sisters, Norma (RL) Potter of Elizabethton and Lisa (Timmy) Henry of Johnson City; two special nieces, Alisha Tucker of Elizabethton and Vickie Potter, also of Elizabethton; a special nephew, Nathan Harrell of Elizabethton; and several other nieces and nephews including Patricia Harrell Stanley, Geter Harrell, Sandra Crisp, Ray Harrell, David Harrell, Linda Harrell, Melissa Bryant, Ricky Potter, Scottie Potter and T.J. Henry.
A Celebration of Life service for Brenda Elaine Harrell Heaton will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service, or at the residence of her sister, Norma Potter, at other times. Words of comfort can be sent to the family through our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232 is honored to serve the family of Brenda Elaine Harrell Heaton.

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