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Originally published: 2013-07-15 08:19:40
Last modified: 2013-07-15 08:19:40

Carolyn Hughes Holsclaw

Carolyn Hughes Holsclaw, 60, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away unexpectedly due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

A native of Henson Creek in Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Johnny and Nola Wise Hughes. She was also preceded in death by sister, Lula Belle Hughes, and brothers, Ted and Butch Hughes.

Holtsclaw loved gardening, especially her flowers and strawberries, and collecting porcelain dolls, but most of all she loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her daughters, Teresa McFalls Flowers and husband, Billy, of Elk Park and Angel Hughes Dugger and husband, Andrew, of Licklog; sisters, Helen Dellinger and husband, June, of Spear, Margie Hughes of Spear, Euna Bentley and husband, Allen, of Newland, Ruby Wise and husband, Wilburn, of Spruce Pine and Brenda Trivette and husband, Charles of Spruce Pine; brothers, Jim Hughes and wife, Colleen, and Doug Hughes and wife, Gail, all of Henson Creek; grandchildren, Tamara McFalls and fiancé, Josh Horney, of Elk Park, Ryan McFalls and wife, Paige, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., Amber Flowers Nelson and husband, Shane, of Elk Park, Aaron and Austin Dugger of Licklog; great-grandchildren, Rylee and Paislee McFalls of Roan Mountain, and Emma Nelson of Elk Park. A host of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Burleson Chapel on Henson Creek. The Rev. Chris Nance and the Rev. Jody Almond officiated. Burial was in the Pittman Cemetery on Henson Creek. The family received friends from 2 until 4 p.m. at the church prior to the funeral service.

Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. To send online condolences, please visit our website

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