ELIZABETHTON — Norma Jean Churchill, 78, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2011, at her residence.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Creola Kelly Day. Norma was a 1950 graduate of Unaka High School. She was an employee of the former Carter County Memorial Hospital, where she worked as an LPN, worked as a nurse at North American Rayon Corporation and also worked at the Johnson City Dialysis Center. Norma Jean was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Max K. Churchill, January 31, 1999; and a sister: Grace Pejovic.
Survivors include Three Daughters & Two Sons-In-Law: Connie Jean & Bob Glasure, Jody Brace and Maxine & Jeff Deloach, all of Elizabethton; Two Sons & Daughters-In-Law: Max & Sandra Churchill, Johnson City, Danny & Kristie Churchill, Elizabethton; Nine Grandchildren: Brittany Brown, Macie Churchill, Matthew Brace, Andy Hobbs, Chris Hobbs, Cody Deloach and Zachary Churchill, Will & Luke Churchill; Two Great Grandchildren: Max Brace and Kensi Hobbs; Three Sisters: Sue Hoilman, Johnson City, Dean Shultz, Elizabethton, and Johnnie Dugger, Lenoir, North Carolina; A Brother & Sister-in-law: Albert & Shelia Day, Elizabethton; Her Brother & Sister-In-Law: Arlene Conway, Council Bluff, Iowa, and Bob Churchill, Gravity, Iowa; Several Nieces & Nephews; Two Special Friends: Jack & Shelby Hensley, Elizabethton.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Caldwell Springs Cemetery with Mr. Gerald Holly officiating. Active Pallbearers will be Grandsons: Andy Hobbs, Chris Hobbs, Matthew Brace, Cody Deloach, John Day and Eric Ingram. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Dr. Marion Berotti, Dr. Vivian Clark, Jack Hensley, Leslie Grindstaff, Mike Williams and Rick Malone.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence.
To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Churchill to the First Baptist Church, 212 East F Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.