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Elmer English

Elmer English, age 69, of Erwin, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Center on Aging and Health. He was the son of the late Lester and Barbara Shelton English. Mr. English worked at Industrial Garment. He was a member of Green Pine Baptist Church and he enjoyed gardening. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Baucom English; and brother, Freddie English.

Elmer has left behind to cherish his memories:
Daughters: Anita English of Erwin;
Beth Griffith of Johnson City
Son: Steve English and wife Angie of Erwin
Grandchildren: BJ Williams of Johnson City;
Adam Williams of Johnson City;
Kacie English of Erwin;
Sisters: Mildred Silvers of Erwin;
Emaline Harris of Erwin
Special Friends: Bill and Susie Casey of Erwin

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Elmer English in a funeral service to be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Jack Dykes will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 6:00 PM and continue until service time on Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home and other times at the family’s home, 174 Bumpus Cove Road, Erwin, TN. A committal service will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Haun-White Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Those who wish to attend will meet at Valley Funeral Home at 10:30 AM to go in procession to the cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Elmer English through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.