October 10, 1945 - December 24, 2020
Lena Dee Irick Andrews, 75, of Elizabethton, Tn went to be with the Lord on December 24th, 2020. She was born on Oct. 10th 1945. She attended Elk Mills school and eventually graduated from Hampton High School with the class of 1964. Throughout her life she worked at North Electric, Zone Aire, and retired from the Facilities Department at East Tennessee State University. She was a long time member of Centerview Church of Christ. Lena could often be found cheering on her grandkids at one of their many ball games or tapping her feet along to the music at bluegrass festivals. She loved cooking and was great at it though she would never admit it. She had a strong bond with her siblings and you could often find her with them throughout her life. She was a strong woman who made a positive impact on many people’s lives. She was loved, is missed and will forever be cherished. She will lovingly be remembered by her best friend and loving husband of 55 years, Jim Andrews; children Mike Andrews, and Greg Andrews and his Wife Kristal; grandkids Jared, Bryceon and Chayse Andrews; siblings Norma Campbell and Maxine Hardin as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Dallas and Anna Hicks Irick; brothers, Glasco, Haley and an infant brother, Charles; sisters, Pauline Swift, Willa Mae Morrison and Dorothy Dugger. Lena’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses of Amedisys Home Health, Doctor Jeff Farrow and the Pulmonary Associates of East Tennessee. The kindness and knowledge you shared with us will never be forgotten. A service to honor the life of Lena Dee Irick Andrews will be held at 6:30 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Centerview Church of Christ with Mr. Tony Hoss, Minister and Mr. David Irick, Minister officiating. Music will be congregational hymns. The family will receive visitors from 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm prior to the service at the church. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Walnut Mountain Cemetery. Those attending the graveside service are ask to meet at the Centerview Church of Christ at 9:45 am to go in procession. Active Pallbearers will be Jared Andrews, Bryceon Andrews, Chayse Andrews, Tim Andrews, Johnny Andrews, Kenny Andrews, J.R. Bunton and Brian Irish. Honorary Pallbearers are Darrell Irick and Darrell Visser. Our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. Please understand we will be following the State’s COVID guidelines. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please bring and wear a mask. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is honored to serve the Andrews family. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.
Lena Dee Irick Andrews, 75, of Elizabethton, Tn went to be with the Lord on December 24th, 2020. She was born on Oct. 10th 1945. She attended Elk Mills school and eventually graduated from Hampton High School with the class of 1964. Throughout... View Obituary & Service Information
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