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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
Katherine Elkins

Katherine Elkins (Moates)

Sunday, July 11th, 1926 - Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Katherine Moates Elkins, 92, of Athens, died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Life Care Center of Athens.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late James L. and Nena Browder Moats. She was also preceded in death by her husband Cletus Leonard Elkins, and brothers , Dan and Joe Moates.
She was a member of East Athens Baptist Church and served as secretary in the McMinn County Election Commission office for several years.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa E. Lee of Riceville; one son and daughter-in-law, Mitch and Janie Elkins of Athens; two granddaughters, Brittany Yancey and Katie Lee; two grandsons, Ryan Elkins and Seth Lee; four great-grandchildren; and one brother James Moats of Johnson City, TN.
A graveside service will be conducted, 11:00 am, Thursday, June 20, 2019 at McMinn Memory Gardens with Rev. Jason Patterson officiating. There will be no formal visitation.
Pallbearers will be Brian Rozwood, Todd Ford, Seth Lee, Ryan Elkins, Cole Yancey, and Brian Ford.
The family suggests memorials be made in Katherine's honor to Alzheimer's Association, NE/SE TN Chapter, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive Suite 22, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
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    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 11:00am
    McMinn Memory Gardens
    Old Etowah Road
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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    McMinn Memory Gardens
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    ATHENS, TN 37303
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Glenda Rowland

Posted at 01:13am
Mitch & Lisa,

I am so sorry about your Mother’s death. May God give you peace, and comfort and wrap His arms of Love around each of you.

May your strength prevail to help you through this difficult time.
Remember too, that Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Death takes the body.
God takes the soul.
Our mind holds the memories.
Our heart keeps the love.
Our faith lets us know we will meet again.

Glenda Rowland

The Marcrom’s

Posted at 05:00pm
We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We will be praying for all of your family.

The Marcrom’s

Posted at 05:00pm
We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We will be praying for all of your family.

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