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Jackie Proffitt

October 13, 1961 — September 19, 2023

Jackie Proffitt

 

Jackie Lynn Proffitt, age 61, of Elizabethton passed away September 19, 2023 after a brief illness. Jackie was born October 13, 1961 to Janice Mullins Harper and the late Billy Jack Proffitt. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his stepdad, Gene Harper, maternal grandparents, Ron and Madora Mullins, paternal grandparents, Stacey and Pearl Proffitt.

 

Jackie was a huge fan of the UT Vols and NASCAR. He also liked listening to music by Lynyrd Skynyrd and 101.5 WQUT radio station. He was of the Baptist faith.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his mother, Janice Harper; sisters, Angie Taylor and husband Tim, Marcella Dunn and husband Bob; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

 

The graveside service and burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Happy Valley Memorial Park, 2708 Elizabethton Hwy, Johnson City, TN 37601 with Jim Carr and Tyrell Hughes officiating. Pallbearers are Kenny Mains, Tim Taylor, Josh Taylor, Steve Arnold, Chris Mullins, and Michael Mullins. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Mullins, Bo Mink, Darrell Mullins, Russell Proffitt, Tip Proffitt, Jay Crockett, David Bass, Bob Dunn, and Kelly Gigley.

 

At other times, friends and family may visit the home of his sister, Angie Taylor, 104 Lexington Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643 or Mountain City Funeral Home to sign the guest register for the family.

 

The family would like to thank Hillview Rehab Center and Caris Hospice.

 

The family of Jackie Lynn Proffitt has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.

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