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Deloris A. Johnson, age 77 of Clinton

Deloris A. Johnson, age 77 of Clinton went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 10, 2018. Deloris was born in Clinton on February 28, 1941 to the late Haskell and Lucy Kate Bailey. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1959 and later graduated from Knoxville Business College. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and retired from Department of Human Services after 48 years of service. For many years she was a member of Tennessee State Employee Association. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her grandparents, John Henry and Mattie Guettner Limburg and Joseph Nelson and Martha Hamilton Bailey; first husband, Richard Lee Johnson; granddaughter, Jennifer Ann Smith.
She is survived by:
Daughter…………… Melissa and husband Darrell Smith
Grandchildren…….. Chelsea & Michael Waldo
Bradley Smith
Aunt………………. Mamie Jenkins Forester
Special friends……… Betty Lay, Stan Satterfield, Mike Bridges, & Alex Smith
Host of nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Monday, August 13, 2018 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services to follow in the chapel with Rev. Don Thomas officiating. Her graveside will be 11:00 amTuesday at Woodhaven Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to a charity of your choice. 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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