Ellen Ruth Jeffers age 77 of Clinton, TN passed away early Thursday morning January 2, 2014 at her home in Clinton. Ellen was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed flower gardening and getting together with family and friends. Ellen was of the Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Caroline Phillips; husband, James Claude Jeffers; son, James Larry Jeffers; daughters, Katie Sue Jeffers & Joanne Clark; brothers, Joe, Henry, Isaac, Kelly, and Jim Aslinger and sisters, Peggy Wilson and Cora Cooper; grandson, Gregory Reynolds; great grandson, Austin Robbins
Ellen is survived by sons, Danny Jeffers & Tammy of Clinton, TN, Jimmy Jeffers & Jackie of Blaine, TN and James Edward Jeffers of Clinton, TN; daughters, Pat Pryse of Clinton, TN, Mary Reynolds & Roger of Clinton, TN, and Linda Jeffers of Knoxville, TN; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Ellen's family will receive her friends on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm with her funeral service immediately following at 8:00pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with Rev. Donnie Disney and Rev. Todd Reynolds officiating. Her interment will be Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 3:00pm in Sexton Cemetery in the Paint Rock community. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jones Mortuary at 375 N. Main St. Clinton, TN 37716.