Katrina Gail Heaton Nye, 31, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center as the results of an automobile accident. She was born in Washington County but had lived her entire life in Elizabethton. She was a homemaker. Katrina received Jesus as her Savior as a small child at the Tri-Cities Church of God.
Katrina was preceded in death by her father, David Lynn Heaton; her two sons, Dalton Jamez Moffitt and Jonathan Hyman Nye; and her paternal grandmother, Dessie Blankenship; her maternal grandparents, Bunt and Shirley Pierce; and a nephew: Christopher George Thomas.
Survivors include her two children: James Herbert Nye II and Jocelyn Elizabeth Nye-Hicks; her mother, Tressa Pierce McNeil, and her friend, Marvin Estep, Elizabethton; two sisters, Wendy Lynne Holden and Krystal Dawn Thomas, both of Elizabethton; a brother, Joseph Able Heaton, Elizabethton; and her paternal grandfather, Jack Blankenship, Elizabethton. She is also survived by her aunts, Linda Jenkins and Connie Heaton, both of Elizabethton; one uncle: James Pierce, Elizabethton; a niece, Erika Holden; and a nephew, Dylan Heaton; as well as several special cousins who loved her much.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Michael Jenkins officiating. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the ICU Pulmonary Division, The Special Advocate Group and the Hospital Chaplains of the Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.