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Published June 2nd, 2012 10:08 pm

Everett Lee Gass, 85, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Everett was born on April 28, 1926. He was the second of 12 children born to Charles Hardin Gass and Hazel Castell Gass.
Everett retired as District Manager for Dollar General Stores due to disability. Everett loved to garden and was eager to share his bounty with others. Everett honorably served his country in the United Stated Navy during World War II.
Everett was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Hardin & Hazel Lucille Casteel Gass; a Sister, Christine; and a Brother, Duane.
Everett is survived by Six Brothers: William Ross and wife, Beulah, of Yulee, FL, Jim and wife, Jerry, of Marietta, GA, Lewis & wife, Brenda, of Elizabethton, Michael and wife, Shea, of Elizabethton, and Bob and wife, Pat, of Mt. Ulla, NC; Three Sisters: Joan Brewer and husband, Carl, of Bluff City, TN, Alice Ramsey, of Elizabethton, and Lois and Bill Schaff, of Elizabethton. He is also survived by several Nieces and Nephews.
The family would like to express our sincere thanks to Hillview Nursing Home and Lifecare Center of Elizabethton for the compassionate care Everett received during his illness.
Graveside Service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Will Andrews officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from the Brothers and Nephews.
Interment will follow the service.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel and at the home of his brother, Michael, 173 Southgate Drive, at other times.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.