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Clara Davis Young

March 30, 1933 — December 27, 2021

Clara Davis Young

Clara Davis Young, age 88, passed away at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN on Monday, December 27th, 2021, only nine days after the death of the love of her life of 70 years, Paul Young. She was an avid reader, flower gardener, and a lifelong learner. A major accomplishment of Clara’s, and something she was most proud of, was obtaining her license as a Licensed Practical Nurse. During her career as a nurse, she worked at Methodist Medical Center while also caring for her four children.

Clara is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul Young, and her mother, Marie Davis.

She is survived by her sons, James Young of Clinton, TN and Mark Young (Sheila) of Clinton, TN; daughters, Paula Taylor (Kim) of Rocky Top, TN, Joyce Foster (Allen) of Heiskell, TN; grandchildren; Julian Young, Matthew Foster, Amanda Pederson, Laura Sistrunk, and Rachel Madron; cousin, Jerry Davis (Tanya). Clara is also survived by seven great grandchildren and special friend and caregiver, Gail Disney (JC) of Rocky Top, TN.

The Celebration of Life for Mr. and Mrs. Young will be held on Sunday, May 1st, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Clinton, TN. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your favorite charity. Online condolences can be made to the family on our website Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, May 1, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Mark United Methodist Church - Clinton

252 N. Main St., Clinton, TN 37716

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