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James Claiborne

d. December 2, 2019

Mr. James Edgar Claiborne of Knoxville formerly of LaFollette, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at the age of 92.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Maude Clotfelter Claiborne, his daughter, Ellen Davis Claiborne, Sister, Aileen Claiborne Crowder, and his Parents, Martha Davis Claiborne and Edgar Eugene Claiborne.

J. E., as he was known to Family and Friends is survived by several Nieces and Nephews, and many Friends.

Funeral Services Thursday 1:00 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Evans officiating.  A brief graveside services will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 P.M. Thursday before funeral services.  In lieu of flowers, it was Mr. Claiborne’s request that donations be made to:  East Tennessee Childrens Hospital, 2018 W. Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37916.  Online condolences for Mr. Claiborne may be made at  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James Edgar Claiborne.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette


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