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John ”Johnny” H. Brummett, 68, of Heiskell

John  ”Johnny”  H.  Brummett, age 68, of the Heiskell community, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016.  He was a member of the South Clinton Baptist Church and retired from K-25 after 30 years of service.  He was a Vietnam Veteran that received the Purple Heart while serving his country in the United States Marine Corps.  Throughout his life he loved to hunt, fish, camp and was an avid outdoorsman.  Preceded in death by his parents; Warren and Pauline Brummett; sister, Becky Brummett; brothers, Louis, Barry, Jerry, and Garry Brummett; father-in-law, Kyle Irwin; brother-in-law, Marty Martin.

He is survived by:

Loving wife of 49 years… Janet Brummett

Daughter…………….             Michelle Garner (Anthony)

Sons………………….               Marty Brummett (Dawn)

Toby Brummett (Cindy)

Grandchildren……….          Katelyn and Ella Grace Brummett

Layla and J.C. Garner

Dalton Smith

Brother………………              Henry Brummett (Barbara)

Sister……………………            Sandra Martin

Sister-in-law……….             Cheryl Brummett

Several nieces, nephews, close friends of his graduating class of 1967 from Clinton High School, and his Vietnam Veteran brothers


The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  His funeral service will follow in the chapel with Rev. Allen Giles officiating.  Johnny’s graveside will be 11:00 am, Thursday at Sinking Springs Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Sinking Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1039 Mountain Road, Clinton, TN  37716. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  www.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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