Mrs. Betty J. Carey, age 85, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Carey was born in Washington County and daughter of the late John “Clay” & Mary Cloyd White.” She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack Eleson Carey and a son, Sheryl Wayne Carey and two brothers, Raymond “Bruce” White and John Clay White Jr.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesborough.
Survivors include one sister, Virginia “Jenny” White; daughter, Tessa Platt Carey; grandson, Adrian Platt; three great grandsons, Christian, Samuel and Benjamin; and one niece, Debra Carr.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Joel Cook officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Friday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Sulphur Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Adrian Platt, Joe Carr, Richard Story and Mark Carey. Honorary pallbearers will be John Carey and David Carey.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Tessa and family, sorry to hear about Betty, She
always had a smile and TEA for us. we really enjoyed
knowing her and your family, you all take care.|
||Diane Cline Wilson
|Tessa, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a sweet lady and was always so kind to me when you and I were growing up together. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you!|
||Jeanette McCoy Miiller
||Jeanette McCoy Miller
|Tessa and Family, I was so sorry to learn of your Mothers
passing. I know first hand of how it feels to lose a dear brother
and a mother in such a short time. God is always with us,
giving us peace and assurance that we will see them again,
and what a great reunion that will be. My thoughts and prayers
will be with you during this difficult time. Please call or come by
anytime if you need me.|
|TESSA AND FAMILY, VERY SORRY TO HERE OF BETTY'S PASSING. BETTY, JACK AND FAMILY WERE ALWAYS VERY GRACIOUS AND GIVING PEOPLE AND INFLUENCED MANY PEOPLE IN A VERY POSITIVE MANNER. THEIR POSITIVE INFLUENCE WILL CARRY ON THROUGH ALL THAT HAVE ENJOYED THEIR FRIENDSHIP. ENJOY THE MEMORIES.|
||Jackie Walker OConnor
|I am very sorry to hear of Betty's passing.
She was my high school friend, and we shared many
good times together. My thoughts and prayers are
with your family.|
||Susan Correll Womack & Betsy Womack Smelsr
|Thoughts and prayers are with you and Adrian and the boys! They will always remember "Birdie". Love you much, and you will always keep these memories with you.|
|Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.|
||Dr. James Harrison
|May you as a family find comfort in "The God of all comfort" in this sorrowful time in your lives.
Jesus said that He would not leave us, nor forsake us. Draw near to Him to find refuge. |
||Paul and Debbie Masters
|Dear Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you
at this time. We remember the good times of
attending church with Betty. May God Bless You.
||Teresa & Phyllis Wexler
|Sending deepest condolences, many prayers and much love
to you and your family during this time of sorrow! |
|Betty's mother and my father were first cousins. We went to
high school together at Sulphur Springs. My sympathies go to
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