She was the daughter of the late Franklin Miles Klein Sr. and Doris Lorraine Schwank Klein. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Tyrone Klein and Ronald Klein, and a great-grandson, Andrew Covey.
Mrs. Klein was of the Southern Baptist faith and a member of the Senior Citizens Club.
Survivors include five daughters, Judith Langley and husband John, Spicewood, Texas, Rebecka Kondras, Elizabethton, Johnnie Vicki Gifford, St. Augustine, Fla., Julia Miller and husband Robert, Phoenix, Ariz., and Michele Clements Morgan and husband Michael, Carrollton, Ga.; two sons, Jay Timmons and wife Diane, Hollywood, Fla., and John Gordon and wife Yolanda, Mobile, Ala.; a brother, Franklin Miles Klein Jr., Elizabethton; 25 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mrs. Klein will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 22, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service, and at the residence at other times. The graveside service will be conducted at a later time at the Jones Cemetery in Callahan, Fla. Honorary pallbearers will be Buck Shaw, Brian Timmons, Allan Timmons, James Clements, Jonathan Gordon and Tanner Miller. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Klein family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.