Elsie W. "Dean" Cartwright, 76, a resident of Old Fort, passed away onFriday, April 12, 2019, in a local healthcare facility.
Elsie W. "Dean" Cartwright, 76, a resident of Old Fort, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019, in a local healthcare facility.
"Dean," as she was affectionately called, was the daughter of the late Cleo Waters Beard and John Beard. She was preceded in death by her sisters: Pauline Messer and Abigail Beard; and her brothers: Gene Beard and George William Beard.
She was retired from Wal-Mart on Dalton Pike, serving 15 years as deli clerk. She loved to sew and work in her vegetable and flower gardens. She was very friendly and never met a stranger. She was a member of the Boanerges Baptist Church,, where she was very active.
Survivors include her daughter, Nikki Cartwright, and her husband, Brad Coriell, of Knoxville; her son, Michael Cartwright, and his wife, Linda, also of Knoxville; her granddaughters: Schuyler Murdock-Cartwright and her companion, Kortnie Cartwright, and Livingston Murdock-Cartwright; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted today, April 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Chapel, with Pastor David Disney officiating.
Interment will follow in the Boanerges Baptist Church Cemetery, with family and friends serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Cartwright family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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