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Nancy Lee Marlow, 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior May 1, 2023, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. She was born June 29, 1939, in Hyndman, Penn., to Edward and Emma Evans. Nancy went where the Lord, her husband, family and friends needed her. She raised her family in Ohio and after retirement, moved to Clinton. After the passing of her husband, Harvey “Jay” Marlow, and her Walmart retirement she then moved to McDonough, Ga., and later to Ludowici, Ga., to be closer to her son, John, before moving to Blairsville, Ga., and in with her other son, Harvey, in 2020 where she became a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Blairsville. She was a pastor’s wife and very active in the churches she attended where she touched many lives through music, teaching, and missions. She was a provider, working as a press operator for 15 years, a Walmart employee for another eight years. She was a loving mother to five children and avid craftswoman crocheting blankets, hats, and prayer shawls for the sick and homeless. She was also a cancer survivor. Nancy was preceded in death by: Parents, Emma Mae and Edward Millard Evans; husband, Harvey J. Marlow; daughters, Patricia Clair Gallagher, Susan Ann Marlow; and son-in-law, Larry Gallagher. She is survived by: Beloved sister, Julia (Charles) Saeler; daughter, Wanda (Lonnie) Swango; sons, Harvey (Samantha) Marlow and John (Kerri) Marlow; grandchildren, Andrew Swango, Emma Hillier, Jessica Johns, Logan Taylor, Kaisha Marlow, Chelsea Meeker, and Kiran Marlow; and an additional eight great-grandchildren. While Nancy will be greatly missed, we can all celebrate her life knowing that when she passed from this life, she heard the words, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant when she entered heavens gates.” In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in her name to your local cancer society. Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2023, at Clear Branch Baptist Church in Lake City. Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2023, at Clear Branch Baptist Church in Lake City with the Rev. Johnny Marlow officiating. A graveside service was be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Leach Cemetery in Lake City. You may also view Nancy's guestbook online at our website at Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, in charge of arrangements.


Jenny Lynn Hess, 72, Clinton passed away Friday, April 28, 2023. She was born April 30, 1950, in Xenia, Ohio, to Ralph and Helen Hess. Jenny was the office manager at the Anderson County CO-OP for 32 years. Throughout her life, Jenny loved to go horseback riding and painting. Jenny will be remembered as a loving mother, friend, and co-worker. She is survived by: Son, William Jason “J.B.” Brown; brother, Jerry Hess and wife Gertrude; nephew, Tom Hess and wife Jennifer and their children, Tayton Hess, Callista Hess, and Colter Hess; niece, Mandy Deane and husband Brett and their children, Olivia Deane, Kate Deane, Lauren Mott and husband Jonathan and their son, Levi, and daughter, Savannah; life-long friends, Phyllis and Gary Long and their son A.J. The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7, 2023, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Smokin for a Cause Knoxville ( Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


Wilburn Ray Viles Sr., 78, went to be with the Lord peacefully in his home Friday, April 28, 2023, surrounded by those he loved. Ray was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather who loved his family dearly. He was an avid car lover and was in the car business for over 50 years. Ray was proceeded in death by: Parents, Charlie and Ester Viles; and brother, Jerry Viles. He leaves behind: Wife, Millie Viles of Knoxville; son, Ray Viles Jr. and wife Abigail of Knoxville; daughter, Kimberly Viles of Knoxville; sister, Lou Davis and husband Ray of Clinton; grandchildren, Elizabeth Viles, Lexie Brady and husband Justin, Haley Allen and husband Davey; great-grandchildren, Jaiden Brady, Maddux Brady, Nash Brady, and Mason Allen. Please join the family for visitation in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2023, with the funeral to follow at 8 p.m. Reverend Stan Kaisor will be officiating. Graveside service will be held at noon Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Lynch- Bethel Cemetery. Please join the family in procession to the graveside no later than 10:15 a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Jones Mortuary. Pallbearers will be: Davey Allen, Mason Allen Justin Brady, Maddux Brady, Braden Fink, Steve Elliot, Tony Elliot, Brandon Green. Jones Mortuary, LLC. in Clinton is honored to serve the Viles Family.


Diana Gail Burnette “Gail,” 80, Hebron, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family at home April 26, 2023. Gail was born April 22, 1943, to Ruthie and William Stooksbury in Lake City. It was in Lake City that she met Jim Burnette, the love of her life. The two were married in Gatlinburg in 1962 and moved to Indiana shortly after to start a family. Their love stood the test of time, and they were blessed with 60 years of marriage, three children, seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She lived a full life as an admirable mother, Granny, and friend. Gail had a great sense of humor and was always laughing. She loved Tennessee, camping, crafts, playing games, watching sports, as well as cooking and baking, even if she swore that nothing she ever made was “fit to eat.” Most of all Gail loved her family, and she loved the Lord. She will be profoundly missed and always in our hearts. Gail was preceded in death by: Parents, Ruthie and William Stooksbury; and brother, Jerry Stooksbury. She is survived by: Devoted husband, James Burnette; brothers, Maurice Stooksbury and Mike Stooksbury; three children, Lisa (Jeff) Duck, Jacque (Joe) Bliha, and Tim Burnette. She is the adored Granny of Justine (Chris) Gillette, Rachel Duck Schrock, Ashley (Brandon) Mullins, Matthew (Kelly) Gorby, Adam (Maria) Gorby, Jeremy Burnette, Gage Burnette and great-Granny of Elyce, Quinn, Emery, Leo, Lennox, Bristol, Brayleigh, Hexley, and Adrik.


Kathy Marie Webster, 61, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at West Hills Health and Rehab Center in Knoxville. The daughter of the late Floyd and Bessie Pennington Powers, she was born in Clinton on Dec. 31, 1961. Kathy was very talented and loved to crochet, making jewelry, and crafting. Kathy is survived by: Daughter, Ashley Webster Graves and husband Josh of Knoxville; son, Jordan Webster and fiancé Ashley of Bybee; brothers, Ronald Powers and Calvin Powers of Jellico; sisters, Velvet Murray of Clinton, and Judy Creekmore of Jellico; grandchildren, Alyssa Nation, Noah Owings, Alayna Owings and Colbie McPeake. Jones Mortuary, LLC of Clinton is serving the family of Kathy Marie Webster.


Adryna Ruthe Jacobsen, 80, passed away at her home in Clinton, Sunday, April 23, 2023. Adryna was from Fort Worth, Texas, and moved to Clinton about eight years ago. She was a member of Eagle Bend Apostolic Church, a member of the Red Hat Ladies Club, and a Girl Scout Leader. Adryna loved being outdoors. She enjoyed camping, canoeing, hiking, and white-water rafting. Adryna was preceded in death by: Parents, Iver and Phyllis Jacobsen; son, Scott A. Rowell; brother, Ralph Jacobsen. She leaves behind: Son, Timothy W. Rowell; daughter, Bonnie L. Davidson; brother, Iver T. Jacobsen Jr.; sister, Paula Brown-Owens; and four grandchildren. Jones Mortuary, LLC. in Clinton has been entrusted by the Jacobsen Family to carry out arrangements.


Joyce Ann Seeber McCulley, 84, Clinton, passed away at Morning Pointe Assisted Living Facility in Clinton Thursday, April 20, 2023. Joyce was the daughter of Dora and Hershel Seeber. She was preceded in death by: Parents; husband, Johnny McCulley, who passed away on February 10, 2001. Joyce and Johnny got married Aug. 19, 1961, and had been married for 40 years at the time of his passing. Joyce is also preceded in death by her sons, Lynn McCulley and John (Joe) McCulley. Joyce is survived by: Daughter, Angela West and husband Brian; granddaughter, Heather Daniel and husband Beigh Jay; grandsons, Josh McCulley and wife Zandra, Joseph McCulley and wife Rebecca, Chris West, Joyanna Brassfield and husband Levon; great-grandchildren, Logan, Paisley, Emberlyn, Revan, Nalah, and Jackson. The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary from 4 – 6 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2023. The funeral service will follow visitation. Brother Dan Schultz will be officiating. Joyce’s graveside service will be held at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Family Medicine West, Amedisys Home Health and Hospice, the staff at the Lantern Morning Pointe Assisted Living (Clinton), and Hoskins Drug Store for the wonderful care that they have shown Joyce. Jones Mortuary, LLC. in Clinton is proudly serving the Family of Joyce McCulley.


Cheryl Ann Yorkey, 67, passed away April 17, 2023, at her residence. She was born in Hartford, Conn., and a resident of Rutherford County. Cheryl served in the United States Navy. Cheryl was preceded in death by: Parents, Condy Kidwell and Mildred Buchonis Kidwell; sister, Cindy Shown. She is survived by: Husband, Chris Yorkey; son, Bruce Mansker; sister, Barbara Johnson; brother, Robert Kidwell; and three grandchildren. A celebration of life for Cheryl will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 924 Manson Crossing Drive, Murfreesboro. Please leave online condolences for the family at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church Street, Murfreesboro.