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Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home

125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN

OBITUARY

Bleeka Gaddis Carper

November 2, 1930July 9, 2019

Bleeka Gaddis Carper, 88, of Afton, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Bridges Chapel Church of God for many years and now attended Old Tabernacle Church of God as long as her health permitted.

She was a loving mother and enjoyed cooking and making pies and cakes for all her friends.

She is survived by one daughter: Cathy Beach; foster grandson: Michael Shelton; one brother-in- law: Kenneth Fillers; one sister- in-law: Helen Gaddis; several nieces and nephews, great nieces, and nephews; and special friends: Marty Barkley and Mary Jackson.

She was the daughter of the late Marion and Ruby Teague Gaddis and was preceded in death by her husband: Glenn Carper; three brothers: Gene, Hobart and Harold Gaddis; and two sisters: Betty Lewis and Shirley Fillers.

The family will receive friends Thursday 4 – 7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 7 pm in the chapel of Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Riddle and Rev. Steven Kimery officiating.

Interment will be Friday at 11 am at Cross Anchor Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10 am at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Brad Southerland, Ben Wallace, Roger Harvey, Jeff Hale, Charlie Southerland, Adam Gaddis and Caleb Southerland.

Honorary pallbearers are Bill Burgess, Jeff Brown, Tom Jackson, Butch Johnson, Edward Deyton, Connie Gaddis, Bobby Neas, Jerry Burger, Jess Stover and Kenneth Fillers.

  • FAMILY

  • Cathy Beach, Daughter
  • Michael Shelton, Foster Grandson
  • Kenneth Fillers, Brother-in-law
  • Helen Gaddis, Sister-in-law
  • Marty Barkley, Special Friend
  • Mary Jackson, Special Friend
  • Marion and Ruby Teague Gaddis, Parents
  • Glenn Carper, Husband
  • Gene Gaddis, Brother
  • Hobart Gaddis, Brother
  • Harold Gaddis, Brother
  • Betty Lewis, Sister
  • Shirley Fillers, Sister
  • She also leaves several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brad Southerland
  • Ben Wallace
  • Roger Harvey
  • Jeff Hale
  • Charlie Southerland
  • Adam Gaddis
  • Caleb Southerland
  • Bill Burgess, Honorary
  • Jeff Brown, Honorary
  • Tom Jackson, Honorary
  • Butch Johnson, Honorary
  • Edward Deyton, Honorary
  • Connie Gaddis, Honorary
  • Bobby Neas, Honorary
  • Jerry Burger, Honorary
  • Jess Stover, Honorary
  • Kenneth Fillers, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Funeral Servce Thursday, July 11, 2019

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Biography

Bleeka Gaddis Carper, 88, of Afton, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Bridges Chapel Church of God for many years and now attended Old Tabernacle Church of God as long as her health permitted.

She was a loving mother and enjoyed cooking and making pies and cakes for all her friends.

She is survived by one daughter: Cathy Beach; foster grandson: Michael Shelton; one brother-in- law: Kenneth Fillers; one sister- in-law: Helen Gaddis; several nieces and nephews, great nieces, and nephews; and special friends: Marty Barkley and Mary Jackson.

She was the daughter of the late Marion and Ruby Teague Gaddis and was preceded in death by her husband: Glenn Carper; three brothers: Gene, Hobart and Harold Gaddis; and two sisters: Betty Lewis and Shirley Fillers.

The family will receive friends Thursday 4 – 7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 7 pm in the chapel of Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Riddle and Rev. Steven Kimery officiating.

Interment will be Friday at 11 am at Cross Anchor Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10 am at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Brad Southerland, Ben Wallace, Roger Harvey, Jeff Hale, Charlie Southerland, Adam Gaddis and Caleb Southerland.

Honorary pallbearers are Bill Burgess, Jeff Brown, Tom Jackson, Butch Johnson, Edward Deyton, Connie Gaddis, Bobby Neas, Jerry Burger, Jess Stover and Kenneth Fillers.