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Dovie Jean (Briggs) Whitson

January 10, 2018

            Dovie Jean Whitson, 82, of Johnson City, TN, formerly of Bakersville, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Franklin Woods Hospital. She was the daughter of the late John and Frankie Mosley Briggs and she was a retired nurses aid.

            She is survived by her son, Charles R. Whitson of Johnson City; her daughter, Patricia Smith of Flag Pond, TN; grandchildren: Dovie Jean, Debra Lynn, and Kenneth and two great grandchildren: Jacob and Justin; also several nieces and nephews.

            In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters: Georgia Yelton, Tempie Ziegler, Willie Yelton, Millie Briggs, Pansy Banks and Edna Rathurn.

            Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, January 14, 2018 in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Pastor G.B. Garland officiating. Burial will follow in the Phillips Cemetery on Roy Greene Road, Bakersville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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