Wayne Franklin Nave, Sr., 48, Elizabethton passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Carroll Houston and Ivalee Moretz Nave. Prior to his illness he was a restaurant manager. He had attended Siam Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife: Patti Nave; his children: Gary Nave, Knoxville, Ashley Nave, Bristol, Patricia Poons and Victoria LeeAnn Nave both of Florida, Angelica Daley and Wayne Franklin Nave, Jr, both of Elizabethton; a sister and brother-in-law: Charlotte Ann and Larry Mullins, Mountain City; a brother and sister-in-law: Mike and Lois Nave, Johnson City; several grandchildren.

A memorial service was conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Campbell officiating. The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to

Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, was in charge.