Kay Elgin

Born in Marlow, OK on February 3, 1935

Departed on May 8, 2018 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Kay Elgin of Hendersonville, TN passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in Hendersonville. Kay was an active member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville for over 30 years and was involved in many church groups and mission trips. In her spare time Kay enjoyed gardening and cooking for family and friends. She was also passionate about fashion, having a closet full of clothes and shoes that rival most department stores. Above all else, Kay loved spending time with her family, friends and of course, her dogs. On June 4, 1955 Kay was united in marriage to her devoted and loving husband of 62 years, Johnny Elgin, who preceded her in death in 2017. Surviving are her children, Rhonda (Perry) Bolin, Mark Elgin, Teena (Nick) Thompson, Lisa (Scott) Peters, Rochelle (Tim) Hayes and Sandi (Josh) Phelps; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter; brothers, Max (Rose) Martin and Marty (Jennifer) Martin. A private family burial will take place at Hendersonville Memory Gardens alongside her husband.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in Kay's memory by visiting the following link:



4 Comments to Kay Elgin

  1. John and Faye Ferguson
    May 10, 2018 10:47 am

    So sorry for your family. Praying for you.

  2. Rebecca and Bob Vanderpool
    May 10, 2018 12:29 pm

    I knew Kay and Johnny from working at Citizens Bank on Cherokee Dr.. What a sweet couple. We would tell Johnny, “Kay makes you look good.” Kay was always so neat and took a classic approach in her style of dressing. Our love and prayers to this sweet family.

  3. Merrol and Beverly Hyde
    May 11, 2018 9:27 am

    She was such a wonderful person! She leaves an amazing legacy in her daughter, Rochelle. Our prayers are with her family. Our love!

  4. Michael and Sheila Yarbrough
    May 12, 2018 9:17 am

    Sorry for the loss of your mother Rochelle. Love you guys.

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