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Grace D. Head

Grace D. Head, age 101, 1226 Conklin Road, Jonesborough passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. She lived most of her life in Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi. Mrs. Head was a daughter of the late Bob and Josey Gouge Willis. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Head was a member o f Limestone Cove United Methodist Church.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Sherman Head on December 20, 1989; one infant daughter, one step-son, John Head, Jr.,one step-daughter, Frankie Curtis; three brothers and two sisters.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories one granddaughter, Patricia Tipton and husband, Hubert “Willie” of Jonesborough; two great grandsons: Greg Tipton of Johnson City, Chris Tipton and wife, Danielle of Jonesborough; three great-great grandchildren: Cole Tipton, Tyler Tipton and Will Tipton; one brother-in-law, Frank Head of Watauga. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the O'Brien Cemetery, Limestone Cove Community. Reverend Steve Cochran will officiate. Active pallbearers will be Hubert “Willie” Tipton, Greg Tipton, Chris Tipton, Cole Tipton, Tyler Tipton and Toney Casey. Will Tipton will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Those wishing to attend the graveside service Thursday are asked to meet at the Unicoi Funeral Home by 10:30 A.M. to go in procession to the cemetery.

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Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is privileged to serve the Head family. (423) 743-1380.