Mrs. Nancy Lilley Dearstone, age 73, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Dearstone was born in Washington County, TN and the daughter of Sarah Buckingham Lilley, Jonesborough and the late Carroll Lilley.
She was a member of Erwin Church of Christ.
Mrs. Dearstone was a Chartered Organizational Representative and Committee Chairperson for Boy Scout Troop #134 of Jonesborough for many years. She was a volunteered at Jonesborough Middle School. Purple was Nancy’s favorite color, the family request purple flowers or butterflies for the service.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Jerry Dearstone, Jonesborough; two sons, Jerry Wayne “J.W.” Dearstone, Jr. and Carroll Dearstone, both of Jonesborough; sisters and brother-in-law, Melissa & Tony Hoss and Kathy Lilley, all of Jonesborough; brother and sister-in-law, George & Esther Lilley, Stoney Creek; special cousin, Judith Taylor; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
The family expresses their heartfelt gratitude to the many medical professionals at Ballad Health for their care throughout the past three years.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Erwin Church of Christ with Minister Jeff Winters officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 10:00 am Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Bragg, Tony Hoss, Phil Erwin, Anthony Todd, Chris Holt, Allan Dearstone, George Lilley and Tim Bublat. Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Stancil, Andrew Holt, and the men of Erwin Church of Christ.
andrew &pamela woodward
our deepest condolences to the dearstone family . Mr and 'Mrs
dearsont were very kind. may god bless you're family during
this time of grief. Know that god is with you in these times
My condolences to the entire Dearstone family..
She had her family by her side and that's the most
She is no longer suffering. My thoughts are with
JANICE SANDERS WHITE
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SHE WAS SUCH A NICE LADY.
PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU.
To Jerry, J.W. and Carroll. My deepest sympathy
on the passing of a great lady. I will always
remember her laughter and smile on the many Tp 48
events that we enjoyed together. God Bless.
Jerry and boys, you are in my prayers as you make
this transition in your lives. She was a great
lady and I enjoyed spending time with your family
in scouting and events. Miss seeing you and may
the Lord give you peace.
Jerry, J.W. Carroll, Sorry to hear of your loss,
I'm praying for abundant grace for each of you
during this time.
Jerry and family. So sorry to hear.
Praying for the peace that passes all