March 13, 1932 - February 17, 2020
Mrs. Elsie L. Keplinger Huskins, age 87, of Erwin, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, February 17, 2020, at her home. Born in Jonesborough on March 13, 1932, Elsie is a daughter of the late Walter Gray and Dora Elizabeth Keplinger. Elsie worked and retired from Moody Dunbar paper plant and Scott's Strawberries. She also worked as a housekeeper for Teddy Love and for Russell and Ginger Brackins. Elsie loved her family, Gospel music and going to church. She will be truly missed but never forgotten. In addition to her parents, Elsie is preceded in death by her daughter: Debra Huskins; son: Michael Keplinger; husband of 30 years: Billie "Buster" Huskins; 12 siblings; several nieces and nephews; and special friend: Edward Huskins. Elsie L. Keplinger Huskins leaves behind to cherish her memory: Daughters: Sharon Robinson, Sandra Wilson and husband, Paul, Jr.; Sons: Billy Huskins, Jr., Steven Huskins and wife, Cheri, Wendall Huskins; Grandsons: Matthew Robinson, Wendell Huskins, Steven Huskins, Jr., Ben Huskins; Granddaughters: Teresa Robinson Greene and husband, Bobby, Jr., January Huskins, Denice Keplinger, Candice Barnett; Great-grandchildren: John Robinson, Serena Robinson, Briar River Greene, Hannah Roberts, Taylor Roberts, Courtney Williams, Tiffany Nelson; 2 Great-great-grandchildren; Sister-in-law: Georgia Ruth Huskins. The family would like to offer special thanks to Stephanie Weaver, Becky Bennett, nurse with Amedisys Healthcare, and Chaplain Karl Gasser for loving care during this difficult time. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Elsie L. Keplinger Huskins in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, February 21, 2020, in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. Chaplain Karl Gasser will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 21, 2020 and will continue until service time in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. A private committal will be held in Cherry Grove Cemetery at a later date. Serving as pallbearers will be: Steven Huskins, Steven A. Huskins, Jr., Wendall Huskins, TJ Watts, Mitch Watts and Sherrill Keplinger. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made at Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N Main Avenue, Erwin, TN 37650 to help cover funeral expenses; or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Condolences and memories may also be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Elsie L. Keplinger Huskins through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Mrs. Elsie L. Keplinger Huskins, age 87, of Erwin, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, February 17, 2020, at her home. Born in Jonesborough on March 13, 1932, Elsie is a daughter of the late Walter Gray and Dora Elizabeth Keplinger. Elsie... View Obituary & Service Information
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