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James M. Baumgardner

April 27, 2015

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 Mr. James Milom Baumgardner age 71 of Tazewell, N was born January 11, 1944 and departed this life on April 27, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He professed his faith in Christ at an early age and was a lifelong member of Cedar Flat Missionary Baptist Church where he served as the Church Clerk and Treasurer for 42 years; he also served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Song Leader. James delighted in his family, his neighbors, and anything he could take apart and fix. He could make almost anything you could think of out of a few pieces of scrap. People come from miles around to have him work on their car, tractor, or clock. Above all else he loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and it showed in every aspect of his life. Proverbs says "in all thy ways acknowledge him", and he did. Now his reward is ever so sweet. He was preceded in death by his: Parents: Charles and Ethel Baumgardner of Tazewell, TN He is survived by his: Loving Wife of 45 years: Jean Baumgardner of Tazewell, TN Sons: Daniel Baumgardner and wife Teresa of Tazewell, TN Charles Baumgardner and Tim McKnight if Powell, N Bill Baumgardner and wife Tonya of Tazewell, TN Grandchildren: Andrew Goodin and girlfriend Caitlin Miracle Isabella and Olivia Baumgardner all of Tazewell, TN The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 5PM till 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Louthan and the Rev. Junior Snelson officiating. Music will be provided by The Reed Family. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11AM in the Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Andrew Goodin, Ronald Massengill, Mike Cosby, Doug Venable, Michael Cosby, Gary Wallen and Mitchell Wallen Honorary Pallbearers: Allen Cosby, Matthew Wallen, Elmer Posey, Billy Rowe, And the Deacons of Cedar Flat Missionary Baptist Church Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family www.claibornefuneralhome.com
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