Obituary

VAUDIE JEWELL McCLELLAN

Vaudie Jewel McClellan, 88, Clinton, passed peacefully in to the arms of Jesus Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Frost Bottom to Melvin and Minnie Braden. She was a member of Second Baptist Church of Clinton. She enjoyed traveling with her husband in earlier years and gardening and always making sure she had seed for her many birdfeeders. She loved spending time with her cat, Blacky, but most of all cooking for her family. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Elton Van McClellan; parents, Melvin and Minnie Braden; sisters, Dorothy Kidwell, Crystal Wright and Hazel Raby; brothers, Ernest, Dewey, Abnel, Leon and Donnie Braden. She is survived by Daughter, June Carroll; granddaughter, Megan Carroll, both of Clinton; sister-in-law, Claudia Braden of Lewisburg; brother-in-law, Robert Raby of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mike Thompson and Reverend Luther Kidwell officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. www.holleygamble.com