Charles Nease Valentine
Published: Thursday, December 20, 2012

Charles Nease Valentine, 69, formerly of the Orebank community, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at the home of his brother Billy Valentine and special friend Nancy Barboza in Midway, Tennessee.

He was born in Cocke County, Tennessee on October 31, 1943.  He was a blessing to his family and friends and he never met a stranger.

Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law  Polly and Bill Carter; sister  Betty Strange; brothers and sisters-in-law James and Mary Valentine, Bobby and Sandra Valentine, and Billy Valentine; sister-in-law Patricia Valentine; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; special family and caregivers  Linda Parman and Nancy Barboza; and special friends Ivorenne and Harvey Collins and his neighbor Angie.

He was preceded in death by his parents Eulas and Cora (Stuart) Valentine; a brother Thomas Valentine; a sister and brother-in-law Louise and L.V. Gregg; a brother-in-law James (Dexter) Strange; a niece Mary Hoglen; and a nephew James Edward Valentine, Jr.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and doctors of Laughlin Memorial Hospital and Caris Home Health.

The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. 

The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22 at Ray's Chapel Baptist Church in Newport, Tennessee.   Rev. Nathan Valentine and Rev. Jimmy Faye Trantham will officiate.

Interment will follow at Ray's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

His pallbearers will be Billy and Sammy Valentine, David Carter, Joseph Trantham, Jeff Parman, Andrew Parman, Clemente Barboza, Keith Valentine, and Roger Key.

Meshach Parman, Dominic Rojas, and Hunter Valentine will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home, Greeneville

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