December 17, 1955 - March 3, 2022
Elizabeth Ann Denton, age 66 of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 3, 2022 from Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Elizabeth Denton is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Franklin Austin and Berenice E. (Taylor) Austin; grandparents; aunt, Laurna Taylor. Elizabeth Denton devoted 40 years of her career in nursing. Elizabeth loved to laugh, was extremely loveable, and calm headed. In addition, she especially loved the outdoors. She was a member of Marbleton Freewill Baptist Church and was a woman of strong faith. Her church was her life and she, along with her husband, Jay, supported mission work within the church. Jay was a treasurer of the church and she, his assistant. Elizabeth enjoyed camping, hiking and going out West, especially Yellowstone. Closer to home, she enjoyed going to Cades Cove, fishing, taking photos of the outdoors and just enjoying nature. Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 28 years, Jay Denton of Elizabethton; brother-in-law, Terry and wife, Joyce Denton of Roan Mountain, Danny and wife, Tammy Denton of Virginia. An open visitation for family and friends to sign the register book for Elizabeth Denton will be conducted at Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton at 10:00am until 4:00pm on Sunday, March 6, 2022. A graveside service and interment to honor and celebrate the life of Elizabeth will be conducted at Taylor Cemetery on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 11:00am. Active Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who wish to attend are asked to arrive at Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton at 10:15am to travel in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Marbleton Freewill Baptist Church mission fund at 1703 Marbleton Rd, Unicoi, Tennessee, 37692 or to Gideon Bibles at the Gideon’s International Processing Center P.O. Box 9725, Washington, D.C. 20090-7251. The family would like to especially thank Dr. Bremer and staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, 3rd floor, ER, 2nd floor and ICU for their exceptional care given to Elizabeth during her illness. Words of comfort can be sent to the family through our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232 is honored to serve the Denton family.
Elizabeth Ann Denton, age 66 of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 3, 2022 from Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Elizabeth Denton is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Franklin Austin and Berenice E. (Taylor)... View Obituary & Service Information
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