Lucy was born in Carter County to the late James and Ethel Potter Green. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Billy Joe Guinn; a son, Bill Allen Guinn; two daughters, Kathy Hardin and Linda Sommers; four brothers, Emmett Green, James Jr. Green, Dickie Green and Dallas Green; one sister, Nancy Burton; and a brother-in-law, Bennie Webb.
Lucy was a loving, Christian woman who loved everyone. She shown her light of love on all those around her. Lucy was a member of Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church and had been an employee of Volunteer Blind Industries. She enjoyed gardening, canning, making pies, cooking, spending time with her family and fellowship with her church.
Those left to cherish her memories include two daughters, Brenda Hardin and Jean Bradley (Robbie), all of Elizabethton; two brothers, Harold Green (Barbara), of North Carolina and Steward Green (Katherine), of Michigan; four sisters, Ruth Webb, of Piney Flats, Mary Lou McKinney (R.C.), of North Carolina, Norma Jean Arnett and Hazel Chambers, both of Roan Mountain; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Lucy Guinn will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, December 16, 2019 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Reverend Dale Blevins, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Monday or at the residence of Lucy, at other times.
The graveside service will be conducted at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Hart, Glenn Henegar, Thomas Markland and Allen Parlier. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 11:15 AM on Tuesday to go in procession.
The family would like to especially thank the Franklin Woods Community Hospital 2nd Floor Nurses and Doctors, Ashley Seale with Johnson City Internal Medicine and also all the friends, family and church family who have visited.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Lucy Guinn and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.