Mrs. Kathleen Taylor Etter, 87, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Charles Edison and Hattie Pearl Myers Pierce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Etter, and a sister, Florene Jarrett.
Mrs. Etter was a member of First Baptist Church, Elizabethton, and had worked as an accountant for Presnell Motors.
Survivors include her son, John Henry Taylor and wife Linda of Auburndale, Fla.; sister, Hattie Thompkins; grandchildren, Shellie Mathews and husband Wesley, Lisa Newberry and husband Robbie, Joseph Taylor and wife Fawn, and Marc Bruce and wife DeeDee; great-grandchildren, Amber Mathews, Brittany Abbott, Meagan Bruce, Morgan Bruce, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Newberry, Ashlyn Taylor, Reed Taylor and Rylan Taylor.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. The graveside service will be private. Pallbearers will be Mitch Parlier, Richard Culver, Dustin Jackson, Milt Fair, Jimmy Presnell and Dr. David Mills. 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 Etter family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.