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Claris Claudine Carter Guy, 90, entered in eternal rest on Sept. 17, 2016. She was born in Livingston, TN, on Dec. 13, 1925. She was the seventh of nine children born to the late Joe Tom and Tilda Walker Carter. Mrs. Guy was a homemaker. She accepted Christ as her Savior and was baptized into membership as a young woman at Baker's Crossroads Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville, which was near her family home. On March 15, 1952, she married Lucius H. "Sub" Guy and they moved to Sparta, TN, and were married for 42 years until his death in 1994.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Clarence Carter and Vergil Carter; sisters Lilly Ables, Addie Carrol, Violet Smith, Dorothy Adams, Ruby Beaty; and infant brother Clayton Carter.
She and Sub enjoyed two children, son, Tommy Guy, and daughter, Janice Nadine (Danny) Cole. She was blessed with one granddaughter, Ginny Cole. Also surviving are two step-grandchildren, Amy and Andy (Heather) Cole and their children.
Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, from the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home and she will be laid to rest at Bethlehem Cemetery. The family received friends Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home. Harrold Parrigin will officiate. Pallbearers were nephews David Beaty, Bobby Smith, Dale Peterson, Randy Peterson, Mitchell Carter, Paul Adams, Larry Ables, Max Guy and Meldon Dodson.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 20, 2016
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