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Alice Stout

Alice Stout, age 86, of Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville, NC. She was a Johnson County native and was born on February 22, 1928 to the late William R. “Bill” Hicks and Sarah Evelyn Davis Hicks. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 67 and ½ years, Carroll E. Stout, who passed away on July 12, 2014; infant daughter, Rita Diane Stout, sisters: infant Helen Hicks, Hazel Adams, Rose Stamper, Bessie Swanay and Winnie Harper, brothers: Wayne Hicks, Fred Hicks, Frank Hicks, Herb Hicks, J.T. Hicks and Lester Hicks. She was the last survivor out of a family of twelve children.
She loved to work in her flowers, enjoyed quilting, and also liked to travel. She retired from Timberland Shoe Company after 35 years of service. Alice loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and will truly be missed by those who knew her.
She was a member of the Doe Valley United Methodist Church.
Alice is survived by her daughter, Linda Stansbery of Mountain City, TN; sons: Dennis Stout and wife Kathy of Mountain City, TN, and Wayne Stout and wife Judy of Elizabethton, TN; grandchildren: Mitchell Stansbery and wife Penny, Stephani Jarnigan and husband Josh, and Michael Stout, great-grandchildren: Carlisle and Jansen Jarnigan, and Joe Stansbery, sister-in-laws, Geraldine Hicks and Judy Hicks, special friends, Hilah Coleman and Gail Miller, and several special nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 17, 2014 from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sam Johnson officiating. The family received friends from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm prior to the funeral service. Music for the funeral service was provided by Josh Jarnigan and Tom Adams. The committal service and interment followed in the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were grandsons, Mitchell Stansbery and Michael Stout, grandson-in-law Josh Jarnigan; Bob Stansbery, Tony Rhudy, and Johnny Laws. Honorary pallbearers were Edmond Manuel and Dr. Don Tarr.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all doctors, nurses, and staff of the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
Memorials in Alice’s memory may be made to Doe Valley United Methodist Church, in care of Dorothy Shoemake, 597 Rabbit Hollow Lane, Mountain City, TN 37683.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home 1706 Pleasant Valley Road, Mountain City, TN.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .
The family of Alice Stout has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.