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Fred Wallace (Wally) Carmichael

Fred Wallace (Wally) Carmichael, 75, of Clinton was born April 24, 1948. He was called to Heaven to meet his Lord and Savior face to face on April 16, 2024. Wally is the son of the late Fred and Bonnie Carmichael of Clinton.

Wally was a loving husband to the love of his life, Dale. They were devoted to each other and blessed with 52 years of marriage. Together, they have two daughters, Amy and Amanda. Wally was a proud and involved dad who loved to brag about his three girls, Dale, Amy, and Amanda, affectionately known as “Wally’s Angels.” Wally was a loving, involved, and proud “Pop” to grandchildren, Ashley and Brady.

Wally dedicated 34 years of service to the Clinton Police Department. He had a servant’s heart and influenced many lives. He was also a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton, where he had served as a deacon and Disaster Relief Ministry team member.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Gerry Vermillion (Bill) and in-laws Arva Lee and Ogreeta Luallen.

He is survived by his wife, Dale Allyson Carmichael; daughters, Amy Smith (Brian) and Amanda Taylor (Jayson), both of Clinton; grandchildren, Ashley Taylor and Brady Smith; a host of nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Food Pantry at Second Baptist Church, 777 Public Safety Lane, Clinton, TN 37716.

The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2024, at Second Baptist Church.  His celebration of life service followed with Dr. Michael Thompson officiating. Friends and family met at 10:15 a.m. on Monday and proceeded to Woodhaven Memorial Garden for an 11 a.m. graveside service.  Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

Paul Hassel Tyree

Paul Hassel Tyree, 88, of Andersonville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Paul was a retired Millwright with Fluor Daniels Company, was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying, dirt track racing, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church.

Born on July 22, 1935 in Whitesburg, Kentucky he was the son of the late Alex and Mattie Ison Tyree. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Harold Tyree, Dean Tyree, Wink Tyree, David Tyree, Alex Tyree and Fred Darrell Tyree; and sister, Diane Tyree.

Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wanda Welch Tyree; daughters, Rhonda Mozingo and husband Paul of Kennesaw, Georgia, Sherry McDonie and husband Robert of Norris, Tennessee; brothers, Garry Tyree of Andersonville, Tennessee and Larry Tyree of Portsmouth, Ohio; sisters, Glenna Lewis of Morrow, Ohio, Lorrain Korn and husband Ron of Arizona, Eunice Webber of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Sarah Zorn (Kevin), David McDonie (Tiahna), William Mozingo (Elin), Devon McDonie, and Tim Fusan (Eric); great-grandchildren, Aurora McDonie, Jude McDonie and Aiden Fusan.

The Tyree Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time of the funeral at 7 p.m. in the Jones Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Larry Ridenour officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Paul Hassel Tyree.

Chloe Lynn Lascola

 On April 11, 2024, Chloe Lynn Lascola, 18, of LaFollette gained her heavenly wings.

She was a member of Claxton Church of Christ, where she found her interest for the Lord. She then became a member of Glade Springs Baptist Church, where she was saved at the age of only 10.

Chloe was such an inspiration and a bright shining light to anyone she met.

And anywhere you saw an animal, you saw Chloe. She had a love for every kind of animal, from horses to her prized dogs, Bent Bent and Zeus, whom she helped rescue. Her love for life and adventure will be so dearly missed, not to mention that her laughter could turn any frown upside down.

Chloe was preceded in death by her great-grandmother, Bonnie White; grandmother, Wanda Sue White; grandfather, Glen Andrew Lascola; grandmother, Brenda Lea Flatt; special uncle, John Purdy; and beloved cousin, Derrick Wilhoit.

Chloe is survived by, her mother, Amanda Snell and boyfriend Lynn Vann; sister, Kenzie Lascola; an amazing and wonderful aunt, Vicki and husband Kevin Edwards; father, Brian Lascola and wife Leann Burns Carter Lascola; aunt, Glenda and Mike Smiddy; aunt, Jennifer Roddy; uncle, Andy Lascola and wife; and several cousins, Brandon, Derrick, Ashley, Alex, Isaac, Tyler, Blake, Abby and Aiden; special cousin, Danielle Hamblin and children, Noah, Memphis, Aspen; and cousin, Sharon Lascola and daughter Dakota.

Family received friends on April 17 from noon-2 p.m. at Cross-Smith Funeral Home. The funeral followed at 2 p.m. Interment was held at Chadwell Cemetery.

Julie S. King

Julie S. King, 59, Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024 with her family by her side.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arnold Lynn King; brother, Randall King; grandparents, Kirby and Irene King, Paul and Jewel Mae Wilder; and stepfather, Berkley Dennis.

Julie is survived by her son, Zach Hammer; mother, Louise Dennis; brother, Calvin King and wife Elizabet; sister, Jeanine Reed and husband Zane; stepsisters, Lori Dew and husband Joe, Lisa Henson and husband Tommy; and nephews, Marc Reed, Bryan Reed and Jeffrey Reed.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Larry Kilgore and staff along with the staff of the Hospice Services of the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

The family will have a private celebration of life.

Wade Colwell

Wade Colwell, 77, of Clinton, Tennessee passed away at his home on Monday, April 8, 2024 with his family by his side.

Born on Feb. 21, 1947 in Hyden, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ira and Vergie Wooten Colwell.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Eula Hickman.

Wade was a member of the Clinton Church of Christ, and enjoyed fishing. He was a retired Service Manager at Fox Nissan and Oak Ridge Chrysler, and ran Wade’s Clean Up detailing cars.

Wade is survived by his wife, Carolyn Campbell Colwell; sons, Darren Colwell and wife Kim, and Dale Colwell and wife Sheri; daughters, Karen Yarber and husband Jody, and Heather Colwell; grandchildren, Jevonne Shephard, Layla Colwell, Kelin Colwell and Tucker Colwell, and many other relatives and friends.

The Colwell Family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2024 in the Jones Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Richard Bentley and the Rev. Jerry Rice officiating.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Wade Colwell.

Ann Harris McRae

Ann Harris McRae, a beloved member of the community, passed away on April 6, 2024, at the age of 90, after a courageous six-year battle with dementia. She was born in Moore County, North Carolina, on March 8, 1934, and was one of eight children and the only girl. 

In the 1960s, Ann decided to further her education and pursued a bachelor’s degree in science and chemistry.  Her thirst for knowledge didn’t stop as she went on to earn a master’s degree in special education. Ann dedicated her life to serving others through education.

Ann’s career in education culminated in her retirement as the director of special education for Anderson County Schools in 1999.  Even after retirement, she served as an assistive technology coordinator for four years, working with school systems in Clinton City and Anderson, Morgan, Roane, and Scott counties.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Ann was active in numerous community groups.  She volunteered her time and expertise to causes that touched her heart.   Some of the organizations she supported were the Anderson County Headstart Program, Retired Teachers Association of Anderson County/Clinton City, American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Project Lifesaver Anderson County, Tennessee Baptist Association, Tennessee Baptist Adult Homes of East Tennessee, Garden Club and Timely Topics Club of Clinton.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Pete McRae; son, Eddie McRae; brothers, Warren, CA, Ernest, Lloyd, and Coy; mother, Catherine; and father, Tom.

She is survived by her daughter, Cathy McRae Robinson and husband Roger; granddaughter, Kenzie Robinson Lovingood, husband Branham and their children Anderson, Wilson, and Robinson; grandson Kacy Robinson and wife Lindsey and children Makyla Lowe, Jaxon Lowe and Hudson Lowe; daughter-in-law Brenda McRae who lovingly served as her live-in caregiver at the beginning her dementia journey; and granddaughter, Tegan McRae McNeely and son Connor.

Ann McRae will be remembered for her professional achievements, kind heart, unwavering dedication, sense of fairness, and ability to make a difference in the lives of others.  Her legacy will live through the countless individuals she touched.

Friends and family will meet at 1:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home and go in procession to Grandview Memorial Garden for a 2 p.m. graveside service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Clinton, P.O. Box 268, Clinton, TN 37717, where Ann was a member for 64 years, and will accept memorial contributions for the Adult Choir.  Ann loved the music these men and women performed, and it is fitting for her memory to be honored with their music and voices.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Lillian “Josephine” Lowe

Lillian “Josephine” Lowe, 89, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2024 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Josephine was born on June 26, 1934, in Anderson County, Tennessee to William “Bill” and Mattie Hicks.

Josephine had a heart of gold and was a mother to all. She loved watching Westerns, crocheting, and her flowers. Josephine was a member of Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William “Bill Hicks and Mattie Smith Hicks; four brothers and three sisters; and her babies, Peggy, Judy and Johnny.

Josephine is survived by her sons, Howard Lowe and wife Susan and Bobby Lowe; daughters Brenda Hammond, Lillian Smith and husband Edward, and Carolyn Phillips and husband Wayde; grandchildren, Davey (Cheryl) Hammond, April (Dave) Stewart, Joey Taylor, Donna (Rusty) Bruce, Greg (Kelly) Phillips, Ambrea Perry, Chris Hammond, Tiffany Taylor, Amy (James) Maples and Holly Rose, plus 20 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 6-8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, Tennessee.

The family will meet at Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church on Friday April 12, 2024, at noon for the funeral. The Rev. Travis Freeman is officiating. Her graveside service will follow at the church cemetery.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is honored to be serving the family of Josephine Lowe.

Gary Lynn Seeber

Gary Lynn Seeber, 69, of Heiskell, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2024, surrounded by his family.

Gary worked for the Oak Ridge Y-12 plant from 1974 until his retirement in 2008. During his retirement years, Gary enjoyed working with heavy machinery, traveling, owning and managing rental property, and enjoying his grandkids. Gary was known in the community as a giving and caring man. More than 34 years ago, Gary purchased the Tanasi Rental Park on Hillvale Road in Andersonville, Tennessee. Through this investment, Gary was able to help many people within our community have a wonderful and safe place to raise their families. It was not uncommon for Gary to help others out of a critical situation, whether financial or otherwise. He was a man of his word, and a simple handshake was all that was ever needed. Gary was a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church in Corryton, where he served the Lord alongside his family. 

He was preceded in death by parents, Earl and Wilma Seeber of Andersonville, Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Tammey K Seeber of Heiskell, TN; son, Gregory Seeber and wife Shae of Knoxville; daughter, Lisa Williford and husband Mark of Seymour, TN; grandchildren, Colson, Chloe, and Colin Seeber; Andrew, Emily, Ashlyn, Kobe, and Alyssa Williford; first great granddaughter due in August; two sisters, Gail Copeland and Linda Miller of Andersonville, TN.

The family received friends from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. Gary’s celebration of life service followed and was officiated by Pastor Justin Pratt and brother-in-law Jerry Copeland. His graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Norris Memorial Garden.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.