ERWIN — Mary Katherine English, age 62, Erwin, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at the home of her son.
She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Clarence and Madeline Thompson Baucom. Mary was previously employed by Morrill Motors as a machinist and she attended Green Pine Baptist Church in the Laurels Community of Carter County.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Baucom.
Mary is survived by: Her husband of 46 years: Elmer Vance English; Son: Steve and Angie English, of Erwin; Daughters: Beth and Jerry Griffith, of Bristol, TN, Anita English, of Erwin; Grandchildren: B.J. Williams, Adam Williams, Kacie English; Brothers: Doug and Jill Baucom, Tim Baucom; Sisters: Charlotte Brown, Stara Brackins; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Bill and Susie Casey, of Erwin.
Funeral services for Mary Katherine English will be conducted at 8:00 PM Thursday, December 22, 2011, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Rev. Jack Dykes will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Valley Funeral Home on Thursday from 6:00 PM until service time.
Graveside committal service will be held at Haun-White Cemetery in Erwin on Friday, December 23, 2011, at 11:00 AM. Those who will be attending the graveside service are asked to meet at Valley Funeral Home on Friday at 10:30 AM to go in procession to the Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Mary Katherine English through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin. 423-743-9187