Irene  Dean

Obituary of Irene Ruby Dean

Irene Dean, 94 of Gate City, passed away into the presence of her Lord on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Indian Path Medical Center following a heart attack. She was born in Scott County, VA on December 23, 1924. Irene was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Kingsport and was a faithful wife, mother, sister and homemaker.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Dean; her parents, Preston and Wanda Elliott; her brother, Darrell Elliot and his wife Joy and her infant brother.


Irene is survived by her sons, Wallace Dean and Michael Dean and wife Juanita; grandchildren, Lori Kiker and husband Kelly, Kathy Maddox and husband Fred, Jonathan Dean and wife Melanie, Jeffery Dean and Sarah Johnson and husband Jonathan; 10 great-grandchildren; several special nieces and nephews; a host of friends and special friend, Angelene Vance.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Scott County Funeral Home in Weber City.


A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dr. Scott Young and Pastor Robert Fletcher officiating.


A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at East Tennessee Cemetery (2630 Highway 75, Blountville, TN 37617). Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:45 a.m.



Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, is serving the Dean family.