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Betty Jo Taylor Roten, ELIZABETHTON

Published April 12th, 2014 9:38 pm

Betty Jo Taylor Roten, 84, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in the Pine Ridge Care Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William E. and Flara Smith Taylor. She had been employed at Hillview Health Center for several years, where she served as a Sitter. She was also a homemaker. Mrs. Roten was a member of the Hunter Memorial Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: William D. “Bill” Roten, May 23, 2009; one brother; and five sisters.
Survivors include Two Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Janet & William Patrick Beahm and Martha & Gary W. Buck; One Grandson: Joshua William Buck and his special girl friend, Tia; Two Sisters: Margaret T. Carver, and Mildred Carriger; Several nieces & nephews; Her special friends: Bobbi & Kenneth Fritts and Randy & Aaron Glover.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Doug Hartley and Rev. Eric Heaton officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at in the Mountain Home National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, with the Rev. James Hawk officiating. Music will be provided by the Hunter Memorial Baptist Church Choir. Active Pallbearers will be: Joshua Buck, Shane Isaacs, Neil Hartley, Jim Hartley, Tim Buck, Doug Colbaugh, Justin Colbaugh and Gary Wallace. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the Pine Ridge Nursing Staff for the wonderful care our mother received.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs Roten to the Building Fund, Hunter Memorial Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.