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Cleta Jones, age 79, of Dandridge formerly of Clinton

Cleta Jones, age 79, of Dandridge formerly of Clinton passed away on September 29, 2016 at Signature Assisted Living in Jefferson City.  She was a member of Clinton Second Baptist Church and was a beloved Christian, mother and grandmother.  She was born May 2, 1937 in Anderson County to the late Roy and Mary Phillips.  In addition to her parents Cleta is preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Jones; brothers, Billy and Danny Phillips; son-in-law, Chip Stansberry.

She is survived by:

Daughter………………           Teresa Jones Nolen and husband Bill of Jefferson City

Grandchildren………           Annie Odom and husband Chris

                  David Nolen and wife Rae

                  Joey Stansberry Byrd & husband Greg

                  Joni Stansberry Shuler & husband Matt

Great Grandchildren..      Jared, Leslie, and Jessica Odum

                  Madison Shuler, Sophie Nolen, and Aubrey Byrd

Sister……………………            Phyllis Canada & husband Bill of Clinton

Grand family………..           Don Elledge, Courtney Kliman, and Keely Elledge


The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Clinton Second Baptist Church.  Her funeral service will follow her visitation with Dr. Michael Thompson officiating.  Her graveside will be 3:00 pm, Sunday at the Grandview Memorial Garden.  The family requests memorials be made to Agape Sunday School at Second Baptist Church, 777 Public Safety Lane, Clinton, TN  37716.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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