ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Friends and family gathered in Elizabethton to remember the life of Carter County Mayor Rusty Barnett.
Barnett died Monday after suffering a heart attack last week.
Visitation was held Wednesday evening at Memorial Funeral Chapel.
A graveside service will take place Thursday at Captain Nelson Cemetery in Roan Mountain.
Interim Mayor Patty Woodby says the county courthouse and offices will close at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for Barnett’s service.