Jean Fletcher passed away at Holston Valley Medical Center on Sunday, May 31 following a massive stroke. Jean started her career as a proof reader at Kingsport Press and retired from the Daily News after 40 years of service.
Her companion of more than thirty-five years, James Summers, was tragically killed in a plane crash on May 15. Survivors include several cousins. Also surviving is their beloved dog, Dax.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Memorial Park with Pastor Phil Whittemore officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m.
Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport is serving the Fletcher Family.
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