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Dorothy Mae Grindstaff Deloach

• Mar 2, 2019 at 3:04 PM

ELIZABETHTON - Dorothy Mae Grindstaff Deloach, 79, Elizabethton, passed away peacefully at her home Friday morning, March 1, 2019 after an extended illness.   

A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Claude & Lillie Fritts Grindstaff.  Dorothy was a graduate of Unaka High School.  She had worked for the Blue Springs Utility District for a number of years and was a homemaker.  She was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Carl Deloach, brothers: David (Dave) Grindstaff, Wes, Harold, and AB Grindstaff, her sisters: Ruby, Opel, Dimple and June.

Survivors include her daughter: Kathy Grindstaff of the home, special friend and caregiver, Joy Peterson also of the home.  One sister: Josie Shook (Jack).  One Brother: Elic Grindstaff.  A special sister-in-law: Polly Grindstaff, several nieces and nephews also one special aunt: Una Glick of Delaware.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating.  Graveside Service and Interment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the Grindstaff family cemetery.  Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday will be: David Grindstaff, David Gentry, Kenneth Jones, Harold Monteith, Brent Grindstaff, David Tolley and Randy Kirbo.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.  Friends may also visit with the family at her residence.  The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Amedisys Hospice and a special thanks to Emily White, Michelle Leatherwood, Michelle Mosley and Elaine Mottern.  Family and friends will assemble  at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.  Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Deloach family.

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