June 10, 1958 - May 3, 2012
Big Stone Gap, VA Etta Elizabeth (Hamilton) Tignor, 53, passed away on Thursday (May 3, 2012) at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap. She worked as a Teachers Aide with the Title I Program at Powell Valley Primary School and as a Nurses Aide at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap. Etta loved children and it was evident in the fact that she fostered many and adopted three. She was a member of the West End Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthew and Loraine (Ford) Hamilton; by twin brothers, Jackie and Johnny Hamilton and by brothers, Donald Matthew Hamilton and , Joseph "Little Joe" Hamilton. Etta is survived by her husband of 35 years, Mark Tignor; three daughters, Tanya Caudill and husband, Kenneth, and Christina Gibson and husband, Jimmy, all of Big Stone Gap, and Angela Bloomer and husband, Brian of Dryden, VA; three sons, Travis Tignor of Big Stone Gap, Landon Tignor and Joshua Tignor, both of the home; five grandchildren, Jeremiah Caudill, Abigail Caudill, Caleb Caudill, Toby Gibson and Journey Gibson; two brothers, David "Snake" Hamilton of Big Stone Gap and Schylar "Skip" Hamilton of Rogersville, TN; three sisters, Mary Jane Profitt of Norton, VA, Loraine Faye Gilliam of Big Stone Gap, and Anna Ruth Wilson of Twin Falls, ID; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Kenneth Sturgill officiating. The committal service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Horton Cemetery in Big Stone Gap. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 2:00 p.m. on Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary and online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tignor family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Etta Elizabeth (Hamilton) Tignor, 53, passed away on Thursday (May 3, 2012) at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap. She worked as a Teachers Aide with the Title I Program at Powell Valley Primary School... View Obituary & Service Information
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