Charlotte Sue Nave

Published 2:45 pm Monday, September 18, 2023

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Charlotte Sue Nave, 85, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at her home. Charlotte was born in Elizabethton to the late Howard H. “Ham” Winters and Bessie Dugger Winters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Nave; a grandson, Justin Sams; two brothers, Kenneth Winters and Robert Winters; and a sister, Pearl Fletcher.
Charlotte retired from East Tennessee Undergarment where she had worked for 21 years as a machine operator. She was a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and most of all spending time with her beloved family.
Those left to cherish and remember Charlotte include her daughters, Linda (Donnie) Sams and Lisa Bishop and Pooh Taylor, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Amber Crosswhite of Elizabethton and Dustin Crosswhite of New Hampshire; one great-grandson, Maddux Crosswhite; a brother, Leonard Winters of Elizabethton; and two sisters, Norma Smith and Judy Winters, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, in the Fireside Room of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton or at the residence at other times. A graveside service to celebrate and honor Charlotte’s life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, at Caldwell Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Doug Hinshaw officiating. Music will be under the direction of Howard and Vivian Hammonds. Active pallbearers will be Keith Malone, Chris Long, Michael Wilson, Kevin Campbell, Benjamin “Pooh” Taylor and Chet Crosswhite. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Hyder, Kendell Hartman, B.J. Carver and the members of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in Charlotte’s honor to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605. A special thanks to Amedysis Hospice, especially Megan, Jerry and Gail for their kind and compassionate care given to Charlotte during her illness. Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232, is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Charlotte Sue Nave.

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