Margaret Hallaway, age 92, of Johnson City, TN, passed away Friday, September 9, 2011, at Continuum Courtyard Nursing Home, Johnson City, following an extended illness.
A native of Whitesberg, TN, she was a daughter of the late Lee and Bobbie Shields Rhea. Mrs. Hallaway was a member of First Christian Church of Johnson City, where she was a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Sunday School Class. She was a member of both the Johnson City and Jonesborough Senior Citizens Center.
She retired from the Veterans Administration as a Supply Clerk, and was a member of the Retired Federal Employees-NARF.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hallaway is preceded in death by her husband, James C. Hallaway; two brothers, Glenn and Robert Rhea; one sister, Allie Marks; grandson, Chris Riddle; great grandson, C.J. Scott.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Riddle and husband, Ralph, Gray; granddaughter, Jamie Scott and husband, Stephen, Blountville; granddaughter-in-law, Kim Riddle Hall, Jonesborough; three great granddaughters, Courtney Riddle, Ryleigh Scott and Maddie Scott. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Hallaway will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, September 11, 2011, in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Dr. Donald R. Jeanes officiating. Music will be provided by Susan, Mike, Rochelle and Hugh Imboden.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M. in the East Parlor of the funeral home.
The graveside service and interment will be conducted on Tuesday, September 13, at 1:00 P.M. at the Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, TN. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the cemetery at 12:50 P.M. Tuesday.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and caregivers of the Continuum Courtyard Nursing Home for their excellent love and care given to Mrs. Hallaway.
Those who would like to make a memorial contribution may do so to First Christian Church, Building Fund, 200 Mountcastle Dr., Johnson City, TN 37601; or to the Alzheimer’s Association Northeast TN Chapter, 207 N. Boone Street, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.appfh.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave, is serving the Hallaway Family. (423) 928-611