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Mrs. Carolyn Ruth Hoss Cloyd

• Updated Feb 26, 2019 at 3:10 PM

GRAY - Mrs. Carolyn Ruth Hoss Cloyd, age 76, Gray, passed away Monday, February 25, 2019 at The Waters of Johnson City.

Carolyn was born September 25, 1942 in Washington County, daughter of the late Mary and Paul Hoss. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jayne Cloyd in December 2016.

She was a retired elementary school teacher having taught in the Johnson City School System for 30 years.

She was a member of Unaka Avenue Baptist Church for 55 years where she served in the nursery for over 30 years.

Carolyn was a loving caregiver to her mother, an aunt, and uncle for many years. She always had a meal for whoever was in need.

Survivors are her husband of 58 years, Doyle Cloyd, Gray; children Camie and Leon Cloyd of the home; several nieces and nephews; special nieces Carol Ann Music and Marsha McNalley; special friends, Virginia Alley, Sue Baskette, Debbie Fox, Jo Nelms, Mary Ann Dye, Sonja Popularchick and Joe Fortune.

The family will receive friends 4:00 -7:00 PM, Thursday February 28, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.

The family extends many thanks for the loving care given to Carolyn by her teacher friends from Stratton School and her church friends at Unaka Avenue Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to the Washington County Johnson City Animal Shelter.

Condolences may be sent to the Cloyd family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. 

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821

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