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JESSIE CARRIE BOYD BAIRD

Today an angel took her wings and flew to heaven.
Jessie Carrie Boyd Baird, 97, of Johnson City, TN passed away, June 20, 2014 at Christian Care Center of Johnson City.
Mrs. Baird was born in Unicoi, TN on December 6, 1916, a daughter of William P. and Hettie Grindstaff Boyd.
She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Mountain City, TN.
Mrs. Baird was preceded in death by her husband, Abner B. Baird; two sons, Douglas Joe Baird and Abner B. Baird Jr., two grandsons, Lonnie G. Baird Jr., and Lee L. Roark II, a daughter-in-law, Barbara S. Baird; two sisters, Myrtle Sheppard and Dela Bowman and four brothers, William Jr., Arrie, Edward and Jack Boyd.
Survivors include one son, Lonnie G. Baird of Quarryville, PA; two daughters, Peggy Potter and her husband, Howard, Gray, TN and Judy Roark and her husband, Lee L. of Mountain City, TN; seven grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
The family received friends from 1-2 pm Monday, June 23, 2014 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 pm at Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, Johnson City, TN. Graveside services followed at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Reverend Dwight McPherson officiated.  Pallbearers were selected from grandsons and great grandsons. The family also received friends at the homes of her daughters, Peggy Potter, 119 Keeland Drive, Johnson City, TN and Judy Roark, 246 Corner Road, Mountain City, TN. The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to the Christian Care Center and Caris Hospice for the good care they gave their mother.  Online memories and condolences may be shared through www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423)610-7171 is serving the family.