Jaunice Gentry Deadrick, age 85 of Erwin, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, after a lengthy illness. She is a daughter of the late Everette and Eva Mae Bailey Gentry.
Jaunice was a graduate of Unicoi County High School and a lifelong resident of Erwin. She was a homemaker. Jaunice was a lifetime member of Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-six years, Ernest Deadrick on December 21, 2021; one grandchild, Candy Ann Huskins and several brothers and sisters.
Jaunice leaves behind to cherish her memory, her son, Terry Deadrick, wife, Terrie “Susie” Deadrick; granddaughter, Dawna Deadrick, granddaughter, Donnette Hahn, all of Erwin; her daughter, Starrla Huskins and grandson, Robert Huskins, Jr., Louisville, OH; five great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in the Evergreen Cemetery. Pastor Mike Watts of Avalon Hospice will officiate. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 12:55 p.m. Tuesday.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Deadrick family at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Deadrick family. (423) 743-1380.