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Betty Mowdy

October 27, 1940 — March 10, 2024

Betty Mowdy

Betty Ann Mowdy of Kingsport, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2024 after an extended illness. Betty was born on October 27, 1940 in Scott County, VA to the late Worley and Ruth McMurray. In April 1960 she married the love of her life, Clyde Mowdy. They made their home together in Kingsport for 60 years until his death in 2020. Betty worked for several years at Earles Drug store in Kingsport. She retired from Ingles deli in Colonial Heights. After retirement, she enjoyed traveling with Clyde and spending time with her grandson Zach. She enjoyed trips to the beach with her family, a good game of putt-putt and winning at Bingo! Betty was a wonderful cook and took pleasure in preparing family meals. She also enjoyed summer porch time, tending her flowers and watching the garden grow. Betty attended church at Midway Baptist and Salley’s Chapel. 

 

She is survived by her daughter, Melinda Sublett (Andy); grandson, Zach Sublett; brother, Stanley McMurray (Mary); sister, Reva Lane; brother-in-law, Cecil Mowdy (Shirley); sister-in-law, Evelyn Ramey; and other extended family members.

 

The family would like to extend special thanks to NHC Johnson City and Caris Hospice of Johnson City for care extended to Betty and family.

 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 23, 2024  from 1:00-2:00pm at Hamlett Dobson Memorial Park 2630 Hwy 75 Blountville TN, 37617 (across from Tri Cities Airport). Funeral service and burial will immediately follow. 

 

In the last part of her life Betty was housebound and enjoyed the love provided by Meals on Wheels. Please in lieu of flowers consider a memorial contribution to Meals on Wheels “in memory of Betty Mowdy” P.O. Box 3346 Kingsport, TN. 37664.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 23, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett Dobson Funeral Home and Memorial Park

2630 TN-75, Blountville, TN 37617

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett Dobson Funeral Home and Memorial Park

2630 TN-75, Blountville, TN 37617

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Burial

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett Dobson Funeral Home and Memorial Park

2630 TN-75, Blountville, TN 37617

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