Earnestine “Granny” Carver

Published 2:41 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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Earnestine “Granny” Carver, 95, of Hampton, passed away at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Sunday, November 6, 2022, surrounded by family and friends. She was born April 8, 1927 in Unicoi to the late Charlie and Adaline Davis Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Carver; a daughter, Doris Ann Smith; two sons, Kenneth Carver and Bobby Jack Carver; a grandson, Jr. Morton; and several brothers and sisters.
She was of the Free Will Baptist Faith.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory a daughter, Mildred (Larry) Morton; a son, Lester (Wynonna) Carver; a son-in-law, Jackie Paul (Edna) Smith; granddaughters, Deani Smith, Michelle Carver, Amanda Buck, Ashley and Regina; grandsons, Ned (Julie) Smith and Josh (Sandra) Smith; great-grandchildren, Lacey, Lauren, Hannah, Jackson and Lane Smith, Miley and Bodee Morton and Kaylie Carver; and two sisters, Joyce Sneed and Shirley Bailey. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mike Lyons and the Rev. Greg Largent officiating. Music will be provided by her great-grandchildren, Lacey, Lauren, Hannah, Jackson and Lane Smith. Interment will follow in the Carver-Cochran Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jack, Josh, Ned, Jackson and Lane Smith, Bodee Morton, Jr. Clark, Roy Lacy, Landon Lingerfelt and Ned Isaacs. Honorary pallbearers will be Tip Smith and Byrl Clark. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Granny’s family at Ivy Hall Nursing Home for loving and taking such good care of her. Also, thank you to Megan and Amedisys Hospice. Also, a very special thank you to Deani and Jack for taking such good care of Granny during her illness. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit at the home of Mildred and Larry Morton. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Carver family.

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