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Larry Ethridge Shaver

Published: 03/14/2013

Larry Ethridge Shaver, age 67, of Newport, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Larry was a certified Lay Minister in the United Methodist Church. He was presently attending Woodlawn United Methodist Church, but was a member of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church in North Greene County.

He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served two tours in Vietnam.

He retired from Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport in 2006.

He was preceded in death by his father Alfred C. Shaver and mother Ella Dean Clevenger Wood.

He is survived by his wife Sarah Morgan Shaver of Newport; daughter and son-in-law April and William Teilhet of Johnson City; grandson William 'Fisher' Teilhet; sister Betty Lincoln Morgan; stepdaughter and her husband Shelley and John Hammonds of Newport; stepson and his wife Michael and Michelle Johnson of Dandridge; step-grandchildren: Max and Dixie Hammonds, and Mattie, Maggie, Michael, and Mollie Johnson.

The family received friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, with a memorial service following at 8:00 p.m. at Baileyton United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Rimmer officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Union Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, with a memorial service following at 8:00 p.m. at Woodlawn United Methodist Church with Pastor Sam Dzobo officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 306 Woodlawn Avenue, Newport, TN 37821.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge


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