OBITUARY: Jackie Lee Clayborn

Jackie Lee Clayborn

Jackie Lee Clayborn, 85 of Watertown, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.

Jack was born to the late Bill and Ella Malone Clayborn on July 31, 1936, and raised in Dekalb County (Alexandria).

He was an avid fisherman and hunter and had a great love for the outdoors. Jack was also a Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan. He was a retired State of Tennessee employee with 25 years of service to Edgar Evins State Park. Jack loved his family and will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Charleen Johnson Clayborn; daughter, Lisa McKinney; brother, Bobby Clayborn; sister, Judy (Roy) Slager and nephew, Willie Clayborn. Jack is survived by his grandson, Dustin, and wife, Katie McKinney of Red Boiling Springs; great-grandson, Neyland “Little Jack” McKinney; sister-in-law, Mildred Clayborn; niece, Charissee Allen and nephews, Kenneth Clayborn and Dennis Slager.

Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 from 4-8 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, TN. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 at Hunter Memorial Park for graveside services with Bro. Jonathan Willoughby officiating.

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