Rev. Clarence A. Depew, 61, 212 Saddle Club Road, Greenfield, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 11, 2013, in the Milan General Hospital in Milan, TN.
He was a native of Carter County and was a son of the late Elmer and Lola Barnette Depew. Rev. Depew had pastored several churches with McKenzie, Tennessee, Church of God being his last pastorate position.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Weldon Depew; and two nephews, Darrell and Raymond Depew.
Survivors include his loving wife, Linda Robinette Depew, Greenfield, TN; a son, Bradley Depew and wife, Christine, of Greenfield; two daughters, Holly Depew, of Cleveland, TN, and Leslie Farris and husband, Kelly, of Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Shelby and Olivia Farris; six brothers, Wayne Depew, Donald Depew, Bill Depew, all of Jonesborough, Ronald Depew, of Lenoir, NC, Robert (Bobby) Depew, of Piney Flats, and David Depew, of Johnson City; eight sisters, Dorothy Price, Margaret Hurley, Mildred Phillips, Karen Young, Jenny Depew, all of Jonesborough, Ruth Goodman, of Johnson City, Mary Lee Shell, of Lenoir, NC, and Christine Coleman, of Greeneville; also several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral services for Rev. Depew will be conducted at the Jonesborough Church of God, Sugar Hollow Road in Jonesborough, at 7:00 PM Saturday, December 14, 2013 with the Rev. Eugene Penland officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 4:00 PM until the service hour.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 15, 2013, in the Lyons Chapel Cemetery, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Billy, David, Ronald and Donald Depew, David Chripchlow and Roger Christian. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne and Bobby Depew and Royce Bates. Everyone attending is asked to meet at the cemetery.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com.
Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Depew family. 423-928-2245