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Joe Eller

Mr. Joe Eller, age 76, of 441 Old Butler Road, Mountain City, TN passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Johnson City Medical Center. He was born June 22, 1936 to the late Roby Glenn Eller and Clyde Alice Killian Eller. Joe was a member of First Christian Church. He was an auctioneer and loved everything about auctions. He especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Jo Joe Eller; and one grandson, Joseph “Tinky” Furches.
Survivors include one daughter: Heather Eller of the home; one son: Rodney Eller of Mountain City, TN; two granddaughters: Gracie Heather Madison Eller-Oxentine and Alana Shiane Gaud-Eller; special friends: Nikki McQueen, Chyanne Lipford Poteet, Dallas Furches and Isabella Furches, all of Mountain City, TN; and a host of other friends.
Funeral services for Joe Eller were conducted at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Poe Jones officiating and eulogy given by Larry Barry. Music was under the direction of Larry and Brenda Barry. The family received friends from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013 from Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers were Dallas Furches, Larry Barry, Tony Huffman, Anthony Barry, Tim Furches and Charlie Kilgore. Honorary pallbearers were Roy Whisdnant, Bob Arnold, Harry White, Johnny Roberts, Richard Smith and Eric Garland.
At other times friends may call at the residence, 441 Old Butler Road, Mountain City, TN.
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As requested by the family arrangements are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.