OBITUARY: James ‘Jim’ Clay Sr.


James “Jim” Clay, Sr., age 83, of Hermitage, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

Preceded in death by daughter, Theresa Clay.

Survived by wife, Gwen Clay; daughters, Lisa (Jim) Greer and Angie (Cuda) Roberson; son, James “Jim” (Kim) Clay, Jr.; children’s mother, Eleanor Clay; stepchildren, Tina Redd and Mike (Denise) Redd; grandchildren, Cody (Brianna) Clark, Jessica (Sean) Downs, Ryan Roberson, Cory (Sydney) Roberson, Bobby Samuels, Brandon Clay, Chase Roberson and Carson Clay; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted by Wendell Byrd on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home Hickory Chapel, 5852 Nolensville Road. Interment with Military Honors at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Grandchildren will serve as Pallbearers. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 15, 2023, from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 16, 2023, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, 615-331-1952.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Alive Hospice Murfreesboro.


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