Mary Alice Ketron, 83, of Johnson City, died Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the Christian Care Center. She was a native of Princeton, West Virginia, daughter of the late Bessie Cuddy Long. Mary Alice was a retired employee of Mercy Hospital, Sacramento, California. She was a member of the Keystone Free Will Baptist Church. Mary Alice was a member of the church choir, the Helping Hands Sunday School class and the Ladies Auxiliary. She moved to Johnson City in 1947 and married Jack in 1967 and moved to California where they lived for 22 years. Survivors include: her husband, Andrew "Jack"? Ketron of the home; a stepson and his wife, Charles and Gail Ketron of Lexington, TN; three grandsons, Cory, Andrew and Micah Ketron all of Lexington, TN; a great grandson, Kaiden Ketron also of Lexington, TN; several special cousins. A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, under the direction of Preacher Bill Greer and Pastor Nathan Jennings. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. A committal service will be conducted on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Eastlawn Cemetery, Kingsport, TN. Active pallbearers will be: grandsons, Cory, Andrew and Micah Ketron, Tony Birchfield, Harland West, Bud Gobble, Earl Dyks and Doug Bailey. Honorary pallbearers will be: the Deacons and Trustees of the Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, Rev. Frank Wood and Rev. Raymond Amos. Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to: the Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, 110 Bettie Street, Johnson City, TN 37601.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Jack I am sorry to hear of Marys passing,we talk about you guys all the time.Jack get in touch with me if you can. Your old buddie in Sacramento California Bill Mayo and Jack Peterson

  2. Anonymous says:

    Jack, I am so sorry to hear about Mary Alice. She truly will be missed. I am out of town and will not be able to attend her services but you are in my prayers. May God wrap his arms around you during this time.

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