Clyde H. Vines, 91, of Johnson City, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a native of Greeneville, TN, son of the late John and Eliza White Vines. Clyde was the former owner of Broadway Woodworking Shop and Vineland Farms. He was a master carpenter and spent the majority of his career with Burleson Construction Company.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Mary Ruth Vines in 2002, preceded him in death. He was a loving and devoted companion to her during their marriage.
Survivors include: his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Chip Kessler of Johnson City; two adult grandchildren, Brandon Kessler and Brooke Kessler both of Johnson City. Special friends; Patsy and Wayne Bailey, C. W. Palmer, Bill Wise, Folsom Givens, Ray Wilson, Web Swartz, Bill Haynes, Lynn Haynes, Gene Terrell, Calvin Ward, Steve Wilson, Wayne Brown, Richard Powell, Hugh Whitson, Gary McGee, Dwayne Hayes, Claude Luttrell, Orlis Francis, Roy Foster, Allison Haynes, Gene Gouge, Betty Gouge, Carl Ogle, Charlie Ford and Danny Gobble; at Powell’s Restaurant, Tom, Amy, Kim, Rebecca and Natalie; at the food court, Louise, Diane, Melvin, John, Tanty and April; class mates from Boones Creek High School class of 1942, Effie Miers, Louise Curtiss, Harold Johnson, Ruth Kiser, Jack Krouse and Betty Peterson; at the Health Resource Center in the Johnson City Mall, nurses, receptions and dietician, Jeanne Clarke, Crystal Rush, Darlene Hatley, Rachel Forbush, Jennifer Persinger, Pam King, June Holland and Teri Hurt.
A graveside service was conducted on December 1, 2013 at the Monte Vista Memorial Park under the direction of Rev. Mike Richards. The family wishes to express special thanks to the Johnson City Medical Center staff and Dr. Rachael Monderer at State of Franklin Health Care.
Memorials may be made to the Niswonger Children’s Hospital, c/o Mountain States Foundation, 2335 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences are available at: www.morrisbaker.com.
In charge of arrangements, Morris – Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601 or (423) 282-1521.