Cleva Marie Long Carter

Cleva Marie Long Carter of the Powell community went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, September 11, 2021.  She was born on November 5, 1931 to the late Dorsey and Flonnie Long. She grew up in the Dutch Valley Community in Anderson County until she married to William K. Carter of Knoxville, TN. 

She is survived by her children, Vickie Shoffner & husband Mitchell, Ken Carter, Sherrie Carter, Michael Carter, and Erica Nichols & husband Chris; special friend, Debbie Carter; grandchildren, Jessica Norris & husband Josh, Katie Shoffner, Ashton Carter, & Josh Carter; great grandchildren, Hunter, Lilly, Eli Norris and Ace Carter.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  Her funeral service will be 11:00 am, Thursday at Black Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Dennison officiating.  Her graveside will immediately follow at the Black Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Josh Carter, Josh Norris, Hunter Norris, Roger Long, Jimmy Carter, & Shane Hill.  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 6:30 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, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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