ELIZABETHTON — Christine Pierce Nave, 70, Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord Monday, January 2, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ambers C. & Maggie Peters Pierce. Christine was a 1960 graduate of Unaka High School. She was an employee of Johnson City Medical Center in Supply Services. She was a member of the Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, W.J. Nave, who died June 30, 2005; a brother, Carroll Pierce; and a very special great nephew. Logan Riddle.
Survivors include a daughter: Kim Nave Pierce; A son: Gregg Nave; A granddaughter: Madison Pierce, who was the light of her life; Her sisters: Willa Dean Pierce and Nadine Crews both of Elizabethton; Three Brothers: Walter Pierce and his wife, Loretta, Johnson City, Mack Wayne Pierce and his wife, Judy, and William George Pierce, all of Elizabethton; and her fiancé, Larry White, Elizabethton; Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roger Haley and Pastor Bryan Smith officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday January 6, 2012, in the Blevins Cemetery. Music will be provided by The Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church Choir, Dennis Laws and the Cooks. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, will be: Carroll Pierce, Eryc Riddle, Rick Smith, Forrest Sharpe, David Pierce, Trevor Guy, Shane Hardin and Jordan Riddle. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Waymon Carrier, Olan Hardin, Dwayne & Marcy White Strong, Lance & Mary Beth White, Tommy Verran, Wade Hardin and her church family.
Christine was a friend to all and was loved by all who knew her. Some special friends in her life include Brooke Shanks; Karen Hardin; Dorothy Taylor; Shirley McPeake; Tammy Miller; Polly Andes; her special sister-in-law, Carol Davis; and all of her co-workers in whom she loved and enjoyed her time with them.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.