Mark Mitchell Broyles, 56, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness.
He was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Clyde Earnest Broyles Jr. and Sue Mitchell Broyles.
Mr. Broyles was retired from the State of Tennessee, Human Services Department. He was a member of First Christian Church in Elizabethton, where he taught a Sunday School Class for 20 years.
Mr. Broyles was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and graduated Milligan College with a BS in Business and was also a graduate of ETSU with a Masters in Education.
Survivors include a brother, Tim Broyles and wife Janie, Elizabethton; two nephews, Mitch Broyles and Luke Broyles, both of Elizabethton; and his partner of 18 years, Errin Christensen, of the home.
A gathering of remembrance service for Mr. Broyles will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Brent Nidiffer, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of the State of Tennessee, Human Services Department, members of First Christian Church of Elizabethton, Stan Widner, John Malone, Rev. Don Steele, Kenneth Tony Hedrick and all his many friends. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to ARM, 714 West C Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Broyles family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.