Elma Ruth McInturff King Mosier, 75, of Johnson City, went home to be with the Lord and her family on November 26, 2011 at the Johnson City Medical Center. Born in Jonesborough, TN, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lucille Poore McInturff.
Elma was a member of New Hope Church of Christ. She enjoyed camping, traveling, motorcycle riding with her husband Charles, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, Elma was preceded in death by three infant sisters, brother: Wayne McInturff; daughter: Patricia Ann Porter; grandson: Jeremiah Richardson; first husband: Paul Silaus King; mother and father-in-law: Estelle and George Mosier; sister-in-law: Evelyn Hicks and husband Philmore; brother-in-laws: James Mosier, Norman Harrison.
She is survived by her husband of thirty six years: Charles Mosier; her son: James Michael King; stepsons: John Mosier and wife Kathy, all of Johnson City, Ricky Mosier, Jonesborough, and Charles “Tiny” Mosier, Erwin; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren; aunt: Louise Whaley; uncles: Charlie Poore, J. D. McInturff; sister-in-laws: Georgia Mae Harrison, Becky McInturff, and Forrest Mosier; special friends: Wanda Arwood, Donna Whitaker, June Crowder, Lynea Mills and husband Ken, Judy Arnett, Jan Forb, and Reba Peer.
A Celebration of Life service for Mrs. Mosier will be conducted at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with her special minister, Mr. Paul Peer officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. until the service hour. A Graveside and Committal service will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Kent, Mike Ford, John McInturff, Anthony McInturff, Michael Mosier, Jerry Whitaker, and Dale McCracken. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and members of New Hope Church of Christ. Everyone is asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:20 AM, Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the Nurses on 2500 at Johnson City Medical Center and to Dr’s. Hamati, Tran, Puneet, Grosserode, and Sholes for their care and kindness to Mrs. Mosier and the family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to New Hope Church of Christ, C/O Building Fund, 4527 Bristol Highway, Johnson City, TN 37601.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at HYPERLINK "http://www.tetrickfuneralhome.com" www.tetrickfuneralhome.com or faxed to (423) 610-7177. Arrangements for the Mosier family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171.