Mary Elizabeth Thurman, 85, of Surgoinsville, died Wednesday at Asbury Center in Kingsport. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Surgoinsville First United Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Cynthia Thompson and Rev. Randy Lantz officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery. Christian-Sells Funeral Home, Rogersville is in charge.