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Obituary of Elsie Minton

Claiborne Funeral Home

1106 Hwy. 33 South

New Tazewell, TN 37825

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Elsie Ruth Minton

Mrs. Elsie (Tuttle) Minton, age 66 of Arthur, TN was born June 11, 1941 and went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 11, 2008. She was a member of the Underwood Grove Baptist Church. Elsie and Emery enjoyed camping and campground worship services.

She was preceded in death by her:

Parents: John W. and Lottie (Shoffner) Tuttle

Sisters: Alice (Tuttle) Ridings

Rosie (Tuttle) Guy

Mary Inez (Tuttle) Jones

Brothers: James, Shelby, and Tilman, Esco, and General Tuttle

She is survived by her:

Husband of 45 years: Emery Minton, Sr. of Arthur, TN

Son: Emery Minton, Jr. and wife Beth of Harrogate, TN

Daughter: Joyce Schlemmer of Charlotte, NC

Grandchildren: Jonathan (Cuzzie) Schlemmer, Laura (L.B.) Minton, and Emery Minton III (Trae)

Daughter By Heart: Stephanie Patterson of Elizabethtown, KY

Sister: Beatrice McMurray of Arthur, TN

Brothers and Sisters-in-law: Robert (Bob) and Roxie Tuttle of Arthur, TN

Clyde and Mary Lou Tuttle of Tazewell, TN

Carson (Buck) Tuttle of Arthur, TN

Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 PM Thursday, March 13, 2008 at the Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate with funeral services to follow at 8:00 PM at the Pump Springs Baptist Church with the Reverend Donnie Bannister and Reverend Gary Miller officiating. Eulogy by Glen Day. Music will be provided by Linda Lankford.

Graveside services will be Friday, March 14, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Shoffner Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Nephews

Honorary Pallbearers: Grandsons, camping friends, and Park Rangers at Cove Lake State Park.

Family request you may send flowers or donations can be made in her honor to First Priority in c/o:

Emery Minton, Jr.

P.O. Box 416

Harrogate, TN 37752

Claiborne Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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