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Lois Mottern, Watauga

Published February 24th, 2012 9:17 pm

WATAUGA — Lois Cole Mottern, age 92, Watauga, TN, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, February 24, 2012, in the Hermitage Health Nursing Home, Elizabethton, TN.
She was a member of Borderview Christian Church, a native of Elizabethton, TN, and a graduate of Elizabethton High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil L. Mottern; and her parents, Charlie Cole and Lucy Newton Cole. Also, her step-mother, Ressie Peeks Cole; two sisters, Alta Cole and Freda Harvey; and one brother, Charles Cole Jr.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons: Tony and wife, Marion Smith Mottern, and Terry Mottern, one daughter, Linda Mottern, all of Watauga, TN; Six grandchildren: Cathy Mottern Selbert, of Elizabethton, TN, Michael Mottern and wife, Gemma, of Saudi Arabia, Chevelle Mottern Parks and husband, Glenn, Knoxville, TN, Camara Mottern Paterek and husband, Jermaine, of Georgia, Lacey McGee Sexton and husband, Nathan, and Caleb Ray, of Watauga, TN; Seven great-grandchildren: Bristol Selbert, Cody Parks, Bailey Parks, Noah Parks, Lorelei Sexton, Victoria Sexton and Evan Sexton; One sister: Christine Anderson and husband, Frank.
The family will receive friends on Sunday February 26, 2012, from 2-3 p.m. with funeral service to follow from the Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Hwy, Elizabethton, TN.
Graveside service and interment will follow in the Mottern Cemetery. Services will be conducted by Minister Kirt Langston and Pastor Wayne Mottern. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Special thanks to the nursing staff and Harris Hospice and also Dr. Walters.
Family and friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Linda Mottern, at 391 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, TN.
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For additional information you may call our recorded obituary line at 727-6824.
As requested by the family, arrangements for Lois Cole Mottern are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, TN.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 West Main Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683; Phone: (423) 727-9221, Fax: (423) 727-4759