Born in Hawkins Co, TN on July 12, 1929
Departed on Oct. 5, 2007
Ezra Scalf, 78, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, was called to
join Godís heavenly choir on Friday, October 5, 2007.
During his lengthy illness his faith in God never wavered,
nor did he ever fail to witness to all with whom he cam in
contact. Ezra enjoyed singing Godís praises in church from
the time he was a very small boy.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charlie Scalf; his
mother, Sallie Light Scalf; a brother, Ellis Scalf; and
two sisters, Mary Lou Scalf Kilgore and Phyllis Scalf
Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Jewel Hill
Scalf; a daughter, Ann Adkins and husband Jim; three sons,
Bennie Scalf and wife Robbin, Daniel Scalf and wife Kim,
and Tim Scalf and wife Marlene; five grandchildren,
Melissa Vaughn, Jason Arwood, Joshua Arwood, E. J. Scalf,
and Aaron Scalf; two step-grandchildren, Jason Adkins and
Chris Barnette; and six great-grandchildren, Brittney,
Hannah, Maggie, Emma, Millie, and Mason. He is also
survived by two sisters, Margie Scalf Carter and Dorothy
Scalf Calton; two brothers, Talmadge Scalf and wife Jean
and Floyd Scalf and wife Linda; and several nieces and
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007 at
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport or any time at the
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007
at the funeral home with Rev. Kenneth Kyker and Pastor
Keith Smith officiating. Honorary minister will be Rev.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday
Oct. 8, 2007 at Oak Hill Memorial Park. Family and friends
will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. to go in
Pallbearers will be grandchildren.
The family extends a special thank you to all of those who
have been a support during Ezraís lengthy illness. Your
prayers, your presence, cards, and calls have been a
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chimney Top
Cemetery Fund, c/o Steve Bailey, 735 Oak Glen Circle, Fall
Branch, TN 37656. or Reservoir Road Baptist Church
Building Fund, 1817 Seaver Road, Kingsport, TN 37660.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is srving the
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