Mrs. Emma Jean Fowler, age 83, of Parrottsville, passed
away Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Fowler was born September 2, 1929, and graduated
from high school in 1945 at the age of sixteen. She graduated from college in
1947 and began her teaching career at that time, teaching in a one-room school
and continued teaching for approximately 37 years.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, beginning
her membership at Warrensburg, then moving it to Newport when the Lodge was
formed there. She was also a charter member of the Parrottsville Natural Bridge
Ruritan Club where she served as treasurer for approximately ten years.
She was preceded in death by husband Lloyd Greer Fowler,
her parents Luke and Alma Faye Barger Blazer, and aunt Bernice Dawson.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sue Fowler and Cid
Mozingo of Knoxville, cousin
Burnette Harper of Newport, and aunt Jane Dawson of Bybee.
Eastern Star members will conduct a ceremony at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 20, 2013 in the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel. The family
will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday evening prior to service and
again from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday evening. A funeral service will be held at
8:00 p.m. Monday evening January 21, 2013, in the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Betty Shirley and Rev. Ned Ramsey officiating. The family and
friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Resthaven
Memorial Gardens for the 11:00 emtombment.
Because Emma Jean was a teacher and an avid reader, the family
requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Parrottsville Community
Library, P.O. Box 147, Parrottsville, TN 37843.