Margaret Irene Lemmon, age 71, of Erwin, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Donald and Fay Lewis Lemmon. Margaret operated a daycare in her home for over 50 years in which she loved and helped guide many children. Her greatest loss was one of her dear children that she cared for was Lyndsay McInturff who went to be with the Lord at an early age. She was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church.
Margaret Irene Lemmon has left behind to cherish her memories: Three Brothers: Ira Lemmon and his wife Cynthia of Jonesborough, Gerald Lemmon of Erwin, Bill Lemmon and his wife Cecilia of Erwin; Sister: Becky Thompson and her husband David of Jonesborough; Beloved Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Great Nephews; Special Friends: Kathy Ensor of Knoxville and Debi McInturff of Unicoi.
A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will be at 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Gerald Lemmon, 215 New Ave., Erwin, TN
The family will attend a private service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Niswonger Childrens Hospital, please send to: Mountain States Foundation, 2335 Knob Creek Road, Suite 101, Johnson City, TN 37604, and please indicate who the memorials are for.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Margaret Irene Lemmon through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.