Mackie L. Price10:02 am | November 6, 2012
He was a native of Johnson City and had lived in Elizabethton for the past 29 years. He was the son of the late Ralph Price Jr. and Nila Brown Price of Johnson City.
Mr. Price was a Christian and a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Johnson City.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a true friend to all.
Mr. Price is survived by his wife of 29 years, Tammie Hyder Price; his mother, Nila Brown Price; sons, Brad “Bo” Price and wife Christy of Bristol, Tenn., and Aaron Price, of the home; twin grandchildren, grandson Bralyn and granddaughter Briley Price, aka “the babes” of Bristol, Tenn.; a sister, Sandra Whitaker and husband Perry, three sisters-in-law, Vickie Adkins and husband Rick, whom he loved as a brother, Dale Adkins and husband Jim, and Nancy Lane, all of Elizabethton; his mother-in-law, Corine Hyder of Elizabethton, and his father-in-law, Bill Hyder and wife Kathy of Elizabethton; his best friend of 50 years, Andy Jackson (Linda) of Oklahoma; five nephews, Chris (Aime), Kelly (Kateland), Eddie ( Judy), Nathan (Renee) and David; seven nieces, Heather ( Jeff), Amanda (Russell), Melanie (David), Heather ( Jamie), Jamie, Nikki (Tony) and Lindsay (Wes); his goddaughters, Melinda Jackson Britton of Oklahoma and Renee Jackson Rickard of North Carolina; and several great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Price will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, at Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Allen Roberts and the Rev. Pete Tackett officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Interment services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 8, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Andy Jackson, Jimmy Collins, David Saults, Tracy Teal, Steve Haney and Mike Cohran. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul “Butch” Pinkston, Tom Ingram, Chet Sullivan, James Price, Dr. Jason Hatjioannou, Dr. Tariq Hadaddin, Dr. Michael Ponder, Dr Randy Hoover, and the many “family” members of Antioch Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to the Price family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, (423) 753-3821, is in charge.