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Sgt. Michael “Mike” McInturff

• Updated Sep 11, 2019 at 2:47 PM

JONESBOROUGH - Sgt. Michael “Mike” McInturff, age 66, Jonesborough, was ultimately healed from his illnesses on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his residence with his wife and best dog and friend “Ziva” by his side.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents Bud & Charlotte Jean McInturff and father-in-law, Sherrill Nelson, maternal grandparents, Garfie W. Johnson and Sylvia Johnson.

He was cherished and loved by his wife of 34 years, Debbie Nelson McInturff; other family members who loved him were his sister, Katrina St. John and husband Wayne; mother-in-law, Mary Kate Nelson; sister-in-law, Scherry Graham and husband Bill; nephew, Christopher Graham and nieces, Laura Roselott and Anna Graham.

Mike served his community as a volunteer and professional firefighter for 39 years and retired from the Johnson City Fire Department in February 2011. He also provided lawn care services for 25 years for many associates. He and his wife enjoyed time together traveling in their RV.

The family will receive friends form 10:00-12:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Mt. Zion Church Cemetery with Pastor Brian Nulf and Pastor Cody Greene officiating.

Pallbearers will be firefighters. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne St. John and Bill Graham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church c/o Lori Kemp 284 Mt. Zion Church Rd, Jonesborough, TN 37659.

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

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

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