Vanessa Dawn Cardwell, age 58, of Bristol, Tennessee passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center. 


She was born June 16, 1959 in Tuxedo, New York a daughter of the late Jack and Margie Waycaster Rose, and she lived most of her life in the Bristol area.  She was a faithful member of Holy Church of Truth, and truly loved serving at her church.


She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Gary Cardwell; sons, Randy Rose and wife Lindsey, Nathan Cardwell and wife Emily, and Damian Fix; granddaughter, Abigail Cardwell; brothers, Drew Rose, Dean Rose, Randy Waycaster; sisters, Kathy Britt, Darcy Begley, Lisa Cooper and Penny Rose; several nieces and nephews.


The funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Perry Hawkins officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:45 pm prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.