Marie Booher Minton, 89, of Bluff City, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, TN.
She was the daughter of the late Noah and Ethel Bullock Booher and was born in Sullivan County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Minton, in 1986; two sons, Jerry Minton and Randy Minton; and four sisters.
She was a homemaker and a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Connie Lewis and her husband, Terry, Bluff City, Teresa Houser and her husband, William “Skip,” Bristol, TN; a son, Dwight Minton and his wife, Phyllis Ann, Elizabethton; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two daughters-in-law, Joann Minton Smith and Carmen Minton Buckles. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Minton will be conducted on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 7:00 PM in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Jamie Ferguson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Kenneth “Buster” Dugger.
The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5:00-7:00 PM on Saturday prior to the service or at the home of her daughter Connie, 1488 Chinquapin Grove Road, Bluff City, at other times.
The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Morrell Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons, Tory, Tyler, Jeff, Randy, Kevin, Danny and Riley. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 PM on Sunday.
Online Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the family. Office: 423 542-2232, Obituary line: 543-4917