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Alice V. Joines, age 81, of Mountain City, Tennessee, and formerly of Ashe County, North Carolina; went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Johnson County Community Hospital. She was born on May 24, 1932 to the late Raymond and Gertrude Cole Vaught. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by sisters: Margaret Counts, Frances Fischer, and Ella Mae Vaught; brothers: Bruce Vaught and Dale Vaught.
Alice was a 1950 graduate of Johnson County High School. She loved to work with flowers and all types of crafts. Alice also enjoyed working alongside her husband, Herbert, on their farm. She was a member of Big Laurel Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and helped with Bible School for many years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Herbert Joines; daughters and son-in-law: Diana and Dennis Pennington of Mountain City, TN and Deborah Joines of Myrtle Beach, SC; sisters: Naomi Smith of Memphis, TN and Mildred Lowe of Mountain City, TN; sisters-in-law: Nannie Vaught, Kate Vaught, Mary Lee McCoy, JoAnn Arnold and husband Leavie and Viola Joines; brother-in-law, Charlie Joines and wife Judy; special friend, Lois Greer and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 6:30 -8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at the Mountain City Funeral Home.
Funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating. Music was provided by Brenda Potter and Ms. Teresa Brooks and daughter, Charly.
Graveside service and interment followed from the Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers were Dwight Brooks, Van Arnold, Jack Mccoy, Jeff Roten and Walter McCoy and Charles Brooks. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Joines, and Bill McCoy.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 111 Adams Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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The family of Alice V. Joines has entrusted her service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.