Emogene (Jean) McQueen Head of Gray, TN, passed away at Johnson City Medical Center Sunday, November 6, 2011, after a lengthy illness.
She was a native of Sullivan County, but had been a resident of Gray, TN, since 1961.
She was a graduate of Lynn View High School and had been a member of Gray United Methodist Church for many years.
Her parents, Wannah H. McQueen and Maude Smith McQueen; son-in-law, Clyde E. Jones; son, Timmy Gene Head; and husband, Ulyss G. Head; preceded her in death.
Jean is survived by her daughter, Janet Head Jones, of Bluff City, TN; two sons, Terry G. Head and wife, Teresa, of Gray, TN, and Tommy H. Head, of Johnson City, TN; two granddaughters, Brittani S. Head, of Washington, DC and Mandy N. Head of Raleigh, NC; four grandsons, Keith E. Jones and wife, Ashley, of Valdosta, GA, Brandon G. Head and wife, Jessica, of Gray, TN, Chad B. Jones, of Louisville, KY, and Alex M. Head of Johnson City, TN; seven great grandchildren, Jaxson C. Jones and Lakyn R. Jones, of Valdosta, GA, Ethan W. Head, Emily M. Head, Ella M. Head, Eleah M. Head and Easton G. Head, of Gray, TN; one sister, Thelma M. McNutt and husband, Arthur, and one brother, W.H. McQueen Jr. and wife, Janelle, all of Kingsport; two aunts, Eula Smith Johnson, of Gray, and Clara Smith Marcum, of Kingsport; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Gray United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Keith E. Jones (deployed to Middle East), Brandon G. Head, Chad B. Jones and Alex M. Head, and nephews, Michael McQueen, Stacey McQueen, Russell McNutt and Bobby McNutt.
The family will receive friends Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Gray United Methodist Church 4-7 p.m. and it was Jean’s wishes for a short memorial service which will be held at 7 p.m. with Pastor Lloyd Jones officiating. The family will have a private service, for immediate family, at a later date.
Gray Funeral Home is proud to serve the family of our beloved family member, Jean Head. 423-477-3171 or 239-6622