Elva F. Jaynes, 94, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, died Sunday, January 4, 2009 at Remington House, Assisted Living. Mrs. Jaynes was a native of Haysi, VA and had lived most of her life in Johnson City, TN. She was born August 15, 1914, a daughter of the late Zack and Belvia Sifers South.
Mrs. Jaynes was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Jaynes; and one brother, Jack South.
She was a retired beautician. Mrs. Jaynes was a member of Shenandoah Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one son, Paul Jaynes and his wife, Eva, Kingsport, TN; one daughter, Linda Chatman and her husband, Fred, Mount Airy, NC; one sister, Eula Phipps, Johnson City, TN; one brother, Jim South, Clintwood, VA; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Mrs. Jaynes will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2009 from the Morris-Baker Funeral Home North Chapel.
Graveside services will follow at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Reverend Andy White will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at the funeral home. The family expresses a special thank you to the staffs of Smokey Mountain Home Health and Hospice and Remington House Assisted Living for their professional and loving care of their mother.