WATAUGA — Shirley Jane Malone, 71, of Watauga, TN, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
She was born in Russell County, VA, a daughter of the late Blair and Margie Johnson White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Worley Malone; a daughter, Clarissa Malone and five step-sons, Donald, Herman, James, Lewis and Tony Malone.
Mrs. Malone was a member of Eastside Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Angela Estep, Teresa Hyder both of Elizabethton, Vickie Cross, Susan Malone both of Bluff City, and Melissa Otey of Bristol, TN; sons, Ricky Malone, Edward Malone, and Rocky Malone all of Bluff City; step-daughters, Pansy Cross, Bluff City; Joyce Rodifer, Bluff City; Linda Greene, Elizabethton; step-son, Rondle Malone, Bluff City; and special friends, Cindy Queen and Ronnie Whitaker. Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Monday, May 7, 2012, at Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City. The funeral service will follow at 8:00 pm, with Rev. Jerry Cornett officiating.
The committal service and interment will be conducted at 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Malone Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Edward Malone, Shawn Malone, Justin Otey, David Otey, Shannon Long and Chris Estep. Honorary pallbearer will be Brent Shell. Everyone is asked to meet at 12:15 pm, at the funeral home, to go in procession to the cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City is serving the family. Phone 538-7131