Viola “Vi” Mottern

7:01 pm | June 15, 2013

Viola “Vi” Mottern, 78, Kingsport, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.

Vi was a member of Lynn Garden Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Frank Hart Sr.; mother, Ida Melissa Hart; seven brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include her loving husband, C. Jack Mottern, Kingsport; four sisters, Anna Bell Webb, Beulah Garrison, Louise Sheffield, all of Elizabethton, and Helen Allen of Asheville, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors and nurses on the Third Floor SICU at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.

The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.  Services will follow at 7 p.m. with Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Kingsport, 2141 Idle Hour Road, Kingsport, TN 37660. Please visit to leave an on-line condolence for the family.

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is serving the family of Dorothy “Vi” Mottern.

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