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Dorothy Lee Hardin Joines, ELIZABETHTON

Published April 8th, 2014 10:35 pm

Dorothy Lee Hardin Joines, 92, Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel F. and Rosa Hardin. She was a 1940 graduate of Hampton High School. Mrs. Joines had worked at Beaunit Fibers, the 3rd unit, and North American Rayon Corporation for 43 years.
She was a member of the Siam Baptist Church but had attended First Free Will Baptist Church, Elizabethton, for several years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Belva A. Joines Jr., February 5, 1981; by two sisters: Myrtle Church and Montie Logan; and Nine Brothers: Arthur, Roosevelt, Taft, Roy, Logan, Robert, Stanley, Virgil and Martin Hardin.
Survivors include her daughter & son-in-law: Linda & Pete Johnson, Elizabethton; A Granddaughter: Shannon Rowe and husband, Dwain, Elizabethton; Two Step Great Grandchildren: John Rowe and wife, Kristy, and Andy Rowe and wife, Kody; Two Step Great Great Grandchildren: Brennen Rowe and Emmalynn Rowe; Several nieces & nephews; Her feline companion for several years, Sampson.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Nathan Jennings officiating.
Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Lloyd officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the Doctors and Nurses of 2nd floor, Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Dr. Jurdi, Dr. Diaz, her care giver, Tracy Nelson, the staff of Hermitage Health Care and Hillview Home Health.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.