She was a native of Scunthorpe, United Kingdom, born to the late George and Ellen Thompson Featherstone. She had lived in Carter County since 1981.
Mrs. Fuller was formerly employed by Wal-Mart as a training coordinator. She was of the Catholic faith and loved to cook for her family.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Paul Fuller, and a sister, Marina Shucksmith.
Mrs. Fuller is survived by her husband of 54 years, Clyde A. Fuller, of the home; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Stephanie and Chris Rowe, Spring Grove, Ill., Carolyn Fuller, Quakertown, Pa., Kathy and Jerry Oliver, Hampton, and Jennifer and Wes Treadway, Johnson City; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Rosie Fuller, Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Julie Featherstone, Eden, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, Trevor Rowe, Nicholas Rowe, David Oliver, Aimee Fuller, April Smith, Stacy Fuller, Jason Fuller, Roger Killen, Taylor Treadway, Kayla Fuller and Tanner Treadway; two great-grandchildren, Olivia Nobles and Stephen Nobles, and Baby Smith to be born in November, 2011; and two special friends, Faye Fender and Linda Reese. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Fuller will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service, or at the residence at anytime. The graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Trevor Rowe, Nicholas Rowe, Eric Rucker, Andrew Smith, Jason Fuller and Wayne Reese. Honorary pallbearers will be Wes Treadway, Ted Fender, Chris Rowe, Jerry Oliver, Roger Killen and John Featherstone. Those wishing to attend may meet the family at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Fuller family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.