Ethel Church Harris

February 13, 1927 ~ August 8, 2019

Born in: Butler, TN
Resided in: Erwin, TN

Ethel Church Harris, 92, Erwin, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, at her residence.

Ethel was born in Butler, TN to the late W.E. and Minnie McQueen Slemp.

Ethel worked for 36 years as the head of housekeeping at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Johnson City.

In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by: one brother, Glenn Slemp; and two sisters, Fern Honeycutt and Blanche Dugger.

Survivors include: her husband of 20 years, Wayne Harris; one son, Ron Harris and his wife Sandy; one sister-in-law, Mozell Maloney; three nieces, Carol Scranton, Martha Courtner and Betty Renfro; three nephews, Edwin Dugger, Greg Slemp and Keith Slemp; and several great nieces and nephews.

Special thank you to all the staff at Caris Healthcare, you all are very honorable people.

The family of Ethel Church Harris will receive friends from 1 PM until 2 PM Monday, August 12, 2019, at Morris-Baker. The funeral will follow at 2 PM with Dr. Nikki Hunt officiating. Family and friends will go in procession to Monte Vista Memorial Park for a 2:45 PM graveside service.

Services

Visitation: August 12, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521
https://www.morrisbaker.com/

Funeral Service: August 12, 2019 2:00 pm

Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521
https://www.morrisbaker.com/

Graveside Service: August 12, 2019 2:45 pm

Monte Vista Memorial Park
1900 East Oakland Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601


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  1. Roy and Judy Huskins says:

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one.

  2. Linda M. Payne says:

    I am a granddaughter of Bessie McQueen Nave, who was Minnie McQueen Slemp’s oldest sister. I remember my parents, C. H. “Pee Wee” and Ruella Nave McKinney, visiting with the Slemps and Ethel in Johnson City many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

  3. Linda M. Payne says:

    I am a granddaughter of Bessie McQueen Nave, who was Minnie McQueen Slemp’s oldest sister.
    I remember my parents, C. H. “Pee Wee” and Ruella Nave McKinney visiting the Slemps, as well as Glen and Ethel, In Johnson City many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

  4. Linda M. Payne says:

    I am a granddaughter of Bessie McQueen Nave, the oldest sister of Minnie McQueen Slemp. I remember that my parents, C. H. “Pee Wee” and Ruella Nave McKinney, visited the Slemps and Ethel in Johnson City many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

  5. Amber Dugger says:

    Praying for peace and comfort for all.

  6. Pat Danko says:

    I am so sorry that I was out of town when Ethel passed and the funeral was held. I have been a friend of Ethels for a long number of years, and will miss her energizing personality. My and my family wish to let you know how deeply we will miss her and cherish the memories. Pat Danko and family.

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