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Lisa Kay Padgett McInturff

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations. Psalm 100

Lisa Kay Padgett McInturff, age 55, 910 Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi, went home to with the Lord at 7:46 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Erwin, a daughter of Bertha Ayers Padgett of Erwin and the late E. A. Padgett. Lisa was a former clerk with the United States Postal Service and was a member of Unicoi United Methodist Church.

Other than her father, she was preceded in death by a sister: Robin Smith; a nephew: Shepard McInturff; great nephew: Samuel Rice; father-in-law: Kenneth McInturff; several aunts and uncles.

Other than her mother, Lisa is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 38 years, Terry Kent “TK” McInturff; two sons that she was so proud of: Aaron Kent McInturff and Allon Kevin McInturff; a grandson “Nana's little boy” : Ethan Aaron McInturff, all of Unicoi; two brothers: Steven Padgett, Erwin and Alan Padgett and wife Lisa, Knoxville; six nephews: Logan Smith, Georgia, Landon Smith, Kingsport, Mack Padgett, Knoxville, Andy McInturff, Unicoi, Robert Rice, Ohio and Matthew Rice, Erwin; three nieces: Jenny Wilson, Unicoi, Maggie Padgett, Knoxville and Mary Rice, Unicoi; mother-in-law “Mom”: Naomi McInturff, Unicoi; special aunt: Valdine Wadsworth, Unicoi; special uncle: Bill Padgett and wife Jane, Erwin; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Kevin and Susan McInturff, Connie and Mike Rice, all of Unicoi County; best friends: Shirley and Robert Musick, Terri and Gregg Copp, of Unicoi; several cousins and many friends.

Funeral service for Lisa will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Estil Williams will officiate. Special music will be provided by Lisa's sister-in-law: Connie Rice. Active pallbearers will be Andy McInturff, Robert Rice, Matthew Rice, Logan Smith, Landon Smith and Mack Padgett. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Lingerfelt, Dewitt Ingram, John Padgett, Ryan Scott, Ethan Gouge, Speedy Hopson, Mark Street and Johnathan Kegley.

The family will receive friends prior to the service between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and other times at the family home.

The committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m Wednesday, August 28, 2013, in Swingle Cemetery. Those attending are asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the McInturff family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi is privileged to serve the McInturff family. (423) 743-1381.