Jean Evans McCarter, age 78, peacefully passed away on
December 12, 2012, at her home surrounded by family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Neil McCarter
and parents Rev. James and Nora Evans.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Vickie and
Mike Vassar, granddaughter and grandson-in-law Misty and Benji Myers,
great-grandchildren Deven Anthony and Hallie Opal Myers, sister and
brother-in-law Mary Catherine and Don Ball, all of Newport; brother and
sister-in-law Jim and Sharon Evans of Piney Flats; nieces Rayann Gullett of
Avon Park, Florida and Sherree Dubis of Merrimack, New Hampshire; nephew Denny
Evans of Oakland, Tennessee; special caregiver Sue Henderson, and special pet
Jean retired from Detroit Gasket where she had given
several years of her work. She also dedicated many years of her life to being
an active member of the Alpha Eta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International
here in Newport. Jean loved to travel and see new places.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 12:00-2:00
p.m. at Manes Funeral Home West Chapel with the funeral to follow. Burial will
be in Union Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Smoky Mountain Home Health
and Hospice for their generous help and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
Family and friends may sign the guest register online at
Manes Funeral Home in charge