Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Rose Mottern, Johnson City

Published March 22nd, 2012 9:27 pm

Mrs. Rose Reese Mottern, age 94, Johnson City, formerly of 305 Cherokee St., Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Franklin Woods Community Hospital.
Mrs. Mottern was a native of Johnson County and daughter of the late U.G. and Cecilia Gregg Reese. In addition to her parents, Ms. Mottern was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer “Speedy” Mottern, in November 1980; two sisters and nine brothers.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesborough and a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class and the Church Circle.
Mrs. Mottern was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #352, Jonesborough, a charter member of the Business Professional Women’s Club and also a member of the Springdale Home Demonstration Club.
She retired from the County Clerk’s office in 1980.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Joel Cook officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Interment services will follow the service at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Jonesborough. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be sent to the Mottern family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821