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Ikie M. Tolley

• Feb 6, 2020 at 3:44 PM

ELIZABETHTON - Ikie M. Tolley. 95, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Signature Health Care.  He was born September 5, 1924 in Hampton to the late Brownlow & Dovie Stevens Tolley.   He was retired from North American Rayon Corporation and was a farmer.  Ikie was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church.   In earlier years he loved to hunt and fish.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Ruby Ilene Morrell Tolley and his siblings; Jesse Tolley, Frank Tolley, Effie May, Cordie James, Jobe Tolley, Goldie Tolley, Hardie Tolley, Hartie Tolley and Lester  Tolley.

Survivors include his son & daughter-in-law: Larry Joe & Joan Tolley, his grandson: Jeffery Shawn Tolley, a sister: Gracie Whitehead and numerous nieces & nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev.  Gary Whitehead and  Mr.  Richard Thomason, Minister officiating.  Music will be provided by Jill Kemp.  Graveside Service and Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020 in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:50 p.m. Sunday will be: Mickey Bennett, Bo Toft, Mark Church, Noel Church, Shirrell Bowers and Michael Whisenhunt.  Honorary Pallbearers will be his church family.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.  Friends may also visit with the family at the home of Larry Joe & Joan Tolley.   

The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff and nurses of Signature Health care, Dr. Steven May and special thanks to all who came to visit him at Signature Health that certainly made his stay more enjoyable.   Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:50 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family  at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Tolley family.

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