Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Irene Spell, 74, of Sparta,
TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday, November 22, 2017,
at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. The family has chosen cremation.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
She passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at NHC of
She was born December 19, 1942, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Elvis Clinton and Bertha Garrison Clinton. She was a
factory worker, and of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
Husband: George Willard Haney; 1 Daughter: Vickie Diane
Haney; her Second Husband: Thurman "Duck" Lane; 2
Grandchildren: Timothy Lambert and David Lee Birdwell; 2
Brothers: Dave Clinton and James Clinton; and 1 Sister: Bonnie
Survivors include 2 Sons: Mike (Elicia) Haney of Bloomington
Springs, TN, and Josh (Theresa) Lane of Sparta, TN; 4
Daughters: Brenda Tatrow of McMinnville, TN, Rhonda Birdwell
of Bloomington Springs, TN, Patricia Abner of Gainesboro, TN,
and Linda (Lyn) Scruggs of McMinnville, TN; 2 Brothers: Rod
(Paulette) Clinton of Cookeville, TN, and Harvey (Annette)
Clinton of Hohenwald, TN; 4 Sisters: Mildred (Gary) Smith of
Cookeville, TN, Wilma Scott of Cookeville, TN, Lisa (Mike)
Maybery of Cookeville, TN, and Mary (Joe) Allen of Cookeville,
TN; 17 Grandchildren; and 18 Great Grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to help with funeral expenses
by contacting the funeral home.
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