Obituaries

MARIE GUY

Marie Guy, 98, Clinton, passed away at her home Tuesday, April 28, 2020, surrounded by her family. Marie was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to church, and her flower garden. She was a life member of Black Oak Baptist Church in Clinton and retired from AT&T. Marie was preceded in death by: Husband, Earl C. Guy; parents, Walter Johnson and Iva (Huckaby) Johnson; siblings, Eugene Johnson, Garnet Johnson, Larue Johnson, Aubrey Johnson, Floyd Johnson, Edward Johnson, Harlen Johnson, Mary Alice Robbins and Maxine James. Marie leaves behind: Daughters, Doris Roberts, Barbara Saylor and husband James; siblings, Norris Johnson, and Elizabeth Huebner; four grandsons; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Black Oak Baptist Church cemetery fund. Marie’s graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020, at the Black Oak Baptist Church cemetery in Clinton with the Rev. Mack Smith officiating. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

PAMELA JEAN JONES

Pamela Jean Jones, 65, passed away April 28, 2020, in Clinton. She was born in New Castle, Ind., to Beverly Jean Robinson (Jean) and the late Elmer Alvin Robinson (Robbie). She was preceded in death by: Husband, Robert Allen Jones III; father, Elmer Alvin Robinson; and sister, Donna Wood. Pamela graduated from Vero Beach High school in 1971 and went on to graduate with a degree in nursing from Indian River Community College in 1974. She was passionate in her career as a labor and delivery nurse at the University of Tennessee Medical Center for 18 years. Pamela was married to the late Robert Allen Jones III for 35 years. She was a devoted wife and loved her husband dearly. Her interests included traveling with her husband and family, spending time with her grandchildren, listening to music (especially Michael Bolton), taking walks with her dog, Oliver, arts and crafts, and decorating for Christmas. Pamela is survived by: Mother, Beverly Jean Snyder-Robinson of Dayton; sons, Robert A. Jones IV (Bobby) and fiancé Jonni of Loudon, Michael Jones and wife Allison of Clinton, Sean Jones of Sumter, S.C.; grandchildren, Jordan Jones of Knoxville, Caroline and Emerson Jones of Clinton; brother, Robbie Robinson and wife Nancy of Sebastian, Fla.; sister, Suzanne Davis of Dayton; stepmother, Barbara Robinson of Sebastian, Fla.; special nieces, Shannon Hemness and Kathy Sherman; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A family interment will be held at Crestlawn Cemetery in Vero Beach, Fla., Friday, May 8, 2020. A Celebration of Life for Pam will be held locally at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Pam may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

LINCOLN STEPHEN BOLLINGER

Lincoln Stephen Bolinger entered his heavenly home April 27, 2020. He was born July 12, 1941, in Medford to Lincoln Price and Ruth Wilson Bolinger. He spent much of his time growing up on the farm of his grandparents, John and Ocie (Sievers) Bolinger, in Tennessee. Eventually he moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and finally settled in Lancaster, Ohio. Lincoln was a truck driver for 30 years, working for Roadway Express, Jones Transfer and retiring from NW. He earned several safe driver awards throughout his career. He was a member of Teamsters Local 413. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lancaster, Ohio. In his younger years he was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church, Rocky Top, and had a favorite Sunday school teacher, Dorsey Fritts. He enjoyed gospel and bluegrass music, and he was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns and the Tennessee Volunteers. He was preceded in death by: Parents; paternal grandparents; maternal grandparents, Isaac and Elizabeth (Richardson) Wilson; sister, Mary Kite; brother, Howard Bolinger; and infant brother, Ray Bolinger. Surviving are: Wife of 58 years, Dena (Mayes) Bolinger; children, Stephen (Lucinda) Bolinger of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Vickie Bolinger of DeLand, Fla., Linda (Luke) Tse of Cedarville, Ohio, and Libby (Tim) Neely of Sunbury, Ohio; grandchildren, Jessica (Taylor) Cronise, Daniel Dubberly, Ethan Neely, Austin Neely and Christina Tse; great-grandchildren, Lawton Cooke, Ansley Cronise and Clayton Dubberly; brother, Woody (Diane) Bolinger; sisters, Fay (Larry) Harter and Carolyn Lewallen; many nieces, nephews and cousins; dear cousins, David Webster, Willie Ruth Parks, Paul Young, Wilma (Young) Ellis, Stanley Young and Marti McIntosh; and longtime friends, John and Sue Duncan. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2020, at Clinch River Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Webster and Dr. Luke Tse officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Shriners Hospital or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

IMOGENE 'MAMMY' WRIGHT

Imogene “Mammy” Wright, 84, New River, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born May 18, 1935, in Anderson County to the late Melton and Annie Duncan Phillips. Imogene was a member of the New Pilot Baptist Church in New River. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Lee Wright. Survivors: Daughters, Rosemary Phillips and Bob Sharp of Clinton, Betty and L.D. Hamby of New River, Frankie and Larry Byrge of Lake City, Dinnie and Larry Burchfield, Lake City; sons, Terry Wright and Paula Drain of Alabama, Roger Wright and Dorothy Synder of New River, Michael Wright of New River; sister, Geneva Patterson; brothers, Kinley Phillips, Leroy Phillps, Dal Phillips, Cline Phillips; grandchildren, Ruth Byrge, Brenda Lucky, Daniel Hamby, Kathy Byrge, Marcia Pitts, David Byrge, Larry Burchfield, Barry Burchfield, Jessica Rittenhouse, Kimberly Reynolds, Justin Wright, Victoria Wright, Kristen Wright and Monica Ford whom she raised; 30 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. Family and Friends may visit at their convenience from noon – 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020. at Hatmaker Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Byrge Cemetery in New River with the Rev. David Walker Officiating. The interment will follow the Graveside Service. You may also view Imogene’s guestbook online at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements.

HANNAH SIERRA CHERRY

Hannah Sierra Cherry and her unborn son, Tate Oliver Cherry, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020. Hannah was born Aug. 4, 1994, and graduated from Clinton High School in 2012, where she was a member of the Color Guard. Throughout her life Hannah always enjoyed going on family vacations. Hannah was preceded in death by her mother, Jennifer Ward Cherry. She is survived by: Daughters, Aleigha Marie Latella of Clinton, Kalliope Raine Cherry of Clinton; father, David Cherry of Florida; sister, Rebecca Guile and husband Aaron of Clinton; brother, Christian Cherry of Maryville; grandmother, Sherry Ward of Maryville; grandfather, Robert Ward of Knoxville; paternal grandmother, Janice Kidwell of Clinton; aunts, Amanda Bolli of Maryville, Megan Ward of Brooklyn, N.Y.; paternal aunts, Susan Morrison and husband Carl of Clinton, Lynne Murphy of Claxton; paternal uncle, Doug Kidwell of Clinton; several loving cousins and host of other family members. Friends and family can call at their convenience from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Hannah and Tate’s graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

KIRKLAN HENSON WHITE

Kirklan Henson White, 23, Lake City, left us Friday, April 24, 2020. He was born April 7, 1997, in Knoxville to Joseph White and Karen Sweeten Lynch. Kirklan was a graduate of Clinton High School, Class of 2015, where he was the percussion captain in the band and an Eagle Scout. He had a great love for music and his friends. Kirklan will always be loved and missed. Joined in death by: Mother of his children, Hannah Cherry, and unborn son, Tate Oliver. Survived by: Children, Kalliope Raine; brother, Andrew Lynch; grandparents, Larry Jo and Linda White, Carol Sweeten, Frank Sweeten; aunts, Gina Sweeten and Dawn White; a host of other family and friends. Family and friends may call at their convenience from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside service will be at Oak Ridge Memorial Park at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Roger Pugh officiating. www.Holleygamble.com

BETTY K. SEIVERS

Bettye K. Seivers passed away April 22, 2020, in Franklin. She was 87 years old. There will not be a service at this time in Nashville at Calvary United Methodist Church, where she was a member, due to the current indoor restrictions on gatherings. A graveside service will be held for family and friends at 1 p.m. EST Friday, May 1, 2020, at Grandview Memorial Garden located at 219 Longmire Rd. Clinton. Holly Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is handling the arrangements. Bettye was born in Smith County, Brush Creek, to the late Joesph Thomas Kitchings Sr. and Kate Maye Belcher. Bettye was known for her love of travel and seeing the world. She also enjoyed landscaping, reading, and time with her family and friends. She taught Sunday school and worked with the church youth fellowship as well as being a long time member of the Altar Guild at Memorial United Methodist Church in Clinton. She was a 1950 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She attended Nashville Business College and began working in a bank in Boston when her husband, Charles “Bones” Seivers, was stationed there in the U.S. Army. She continued working in a bank when they returned to live in Clinton, and later worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she retired from after more than 30 years. After her retirement, they moved to Nashville in the early 1990s. She became a member of Calvary United Methodist Church where she often volunteered her time in the Church office. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. “Bones” Seivers. They never missed a wedding anniversary together and would have celebrated 64 years together Monday April 27, 2020. She is survived by: Daughter, Debora Seivers Smith (Ben) along with their children, Martha Moss (Brad) and Laura Stacey (Kyle). She is also survived by: Son, David Seivers (Venessa); grandchildren, Chelsea McMasters (Nathan) and Evan Seivers (Emily), along with her two great-grandchildren, Neal McMasters and Sloan Seivers. She is also survived by: Sister-in-law, Frankie Seivers; and a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved very much. She was preceded in death by: Daughter, Melinda Anne Seivers; siblings, Joe Kitchings, Carrol Kitchings, Kenneth Kitchings, Glyn Kitchings, Ralph Kitchings, and Carolyn Kitchings. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Calvary United Methodist Church at 3701 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, Tn 37215 or Memorial United Methodist Church 323 N Main St Clinton Tn 37716 or the Michael Dunn Center 629 Gallaher Rd Kingston, Tn 37763. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

ASHLEY NICOLE COLLINS

Ashley Nicole Collins, 31, Clinton, passed away at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Ashley was very outgoing and energetic, she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her children. One of her signature dishes was cheesy chicken pasta, which everyone seemed to really enjoy. She also loved to color and draw. She was very talented at this and created many fine pieces. She had many friends and loved to spend her free time hanging out with them. Ashley is survived by: Mother, Christina Ann Crowley Lenderman of Clinton; father, Lindy Collins of Arkansas; grandmother, Barbara Harper of Clinton; daughters, Hannah Marie Collins, Haleigh Ann Collins, and Hasady Brooklynn Collins, all of Clinton; sisters, Katlyn Dianna Beets and Destiny Cheyenne Crowley; and a host of other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to Jones Mortuary, 375 N. Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716. Ashley's graveside service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020. at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.