Adelaide Pickle McInturff, 87, a life long resident of Johnson City, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Lakebridge Health Care Center. "Addie", as she was known, was a very kind, sweet, and caring person. She was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved gardening, cooking, and traveling. She was a member of First Christian Church and a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Sunday school class. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Claude McInturff, and her parents William and Addie Belle Dinsmore Pickle and three sisters. Survivors include: two sons, Larry McInturff and his wife Joanne, Kingsport, and Steve McInturff and his wife Barbara, Tampa, FL; one daughter, Teresa Isaacs and her husband John, Johnson City; seven grandchildren, Larry Shannon Burnette, California, Sommer Hill and her husband Chris, Heather Isaacs, all of Johnson City, Loren, Britton and Stephen McInturff, all of Tampa, FL, and Ashley Nicole McInturff, Kingsport; three great grandchildren, John Ryder and Addie Hill, Johnson City, and Frank Hudson, Tampa, FL; and several nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Lakebridge Health Care Center and Caris Health Care for all of their support and kindness.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I had the privlege to know Addie for many years when I did her hair every Friday. In later years she would bring Claude with her. What a wonderful time we would have laughing and telling jokes. My husband and I had went with them several times to eat fish at the fire department. What a wonderful couple they were. I have missed them since she has not been able to come to the shop. I always knew that when Claude was gone a big part of her was gone. Now they are together. What a comfort that must be to you. I will always love her!!!!Love Judy Fox

  2. Anonymous says:

    We purchased Claude & Addie’s home back in October, and have since heard nothing but wonderful things about them from the neighbors. Living in the home they shared for so many years makes us feel connected to them (even though we’ve never met them). We’ve done several things around here “In Addie’s Honor” (based on the word of our neighbor Bill Honeycutt who loved her dearly). We offer our condolences to Addie’s family- may God bless you and bring you peace during this sad time.

  3. Anonymous says:

    McInturff Family, So very sorry to hear of the recent loss of your dear loved one. May the God of Comfort be with each of you during this difficult time. A loved one lost can grieve the heart and make us yearn for tomorrow, when Jehovah will keep his promise of no pain, no death, no sorrow. (Revelation 21:4) I hope all the wonderful memories that were shared help sustain you during the days to come. Warm Christian Love

  4. Anonymous says:

    My mom and Addie use to get their hair done at the same salon. My mom and her became the best of friends. Addie and Claude were wonderful people.I remember having lunch with Addie and Mom,I had so much fun with them. I remember keeping Summer and Heather when they were small, now they are grown. where has the time gone? Teresa your mom adored you. You had a wonderful mother, mom and I loved her so….May god wrap you and your family in his arms.with love and prayers for your family.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Larry and Family Our condolences to you in the loss of your Mother

  6. Anonymous says:

    Teresa and the entire McInturff family, I wish you prayers for peace that fills your heearts with love. My sweet friend Teresa, I am sending special thoughts for you, Joe and the girls for strength today. Love you, Diane

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