Cherry Kay (Whitaker) Zimmerman

Cherry Kay (Whitaker) Zimmerman Nov 28, 1947 – Sept 29th, 2020 Love of my life, best friend, amazing mother, daughter, and friend to everyone. Born in Corinth, Mississippi but a long time East Tennessean. Lived in Claxton and attended Clinton High school, graduating class of 1965. Daughter to Golburn “Roy” (deceased) and Mary “June” Whitaker. Sister to Danny Whitaker. Wife and best friend to Alan Zimmerman for the last 23 years. Loved her bonus children and grandchildren as if they were her own. The glue that kept us together. Please donate in her name to the Cancer Support Community of East Tennessee  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

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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  1. i am sorry i didn’t reach out to her more. she was a sweet person. to june and Allen i send my sympathies and love.

  2. Alan and June, we are so sorry to be hearing of your loss of Cherry Kay today. Fuz and I have so enjoyed knowing her.
    Of course, Fuz grew up next door and enjoyed knowing her much longer than I. I am thankful I got to know her during all the planning for our ‘68 High School Reunions.

    Our prayers are with you and your family.

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