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Blannie Opal Douglass

• Apr 3, 2019 at 2:38 PM

JOHNSON CITY - Blannie Opal Douglass, age 89, of Johnson City, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 1:30 pm, from natural causes at Johnson City Medical Center.

Blannie’s birthday was March 19th, 1930. She was predeceased in life by her parents, Anna and Noah Galloway, her husband Isham “Ike” Douglass and son Max “Allen” Douglass.

She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and worked many years in nursing homes in the surrounding areas of Johnson City and Jonesborough. Blannie enjoyed her time in the nursing field, and especially enjoyed working with the elderly. Blannie told many endearing stories through the years about some of her patients that would bring a smile to your face. After her retirement she continued to caregiver for family members. She was the youngest of 7 siblings; and was predeceased by Carrie Morrell, Kate Galloway, Max Galloway, Mildred White, Ruby Kinley and one brother that died as a child.

Blannie is survived by two grandchildren, two nieces, many great and great-great nieces and nephews, along with many long-time cherished friends.

At Blannie’s request no service will be held. Blannie donated her body the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her granddaughter Sarah Hurt for helping Blannie the last few years, and all of the wonderful health care professionals at Johnson City Medical Center.

Anyone wishing to give a donation can reach out to the Quillen College of Medicine in East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee to further medical research.

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