Claiborne - Overholt
1106 Hwy. 33 South
New Tazewell, TN 37825
(423) 626 - 2191
Fax (423) 626 - 8440
Mrs. Mattie Lee Western age 96 of New Tazewell, TN was born August 8, 1918 and passed away July 14, 2015 at the Claiborne County Nursing Home. She was very active as an American Legion Auxiliary Member and very active with Dogwood Homemakers.
Mattie Lee was also a caregiver for many of her family members.
She was preceded in death by her:
Parents: Elmer and Cora Alice (McBee) Mountain
Husband: Kenneth Western
Brothers: Austin and wife Lois Mountain
Doyle and wife Grace Mountain
Sister: Christine Cole
She is survived by her:
Brother: Roger Mountain of Kansas City, MO
Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 10AM till 11AM with funeral services to follow at 11AM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Overholt officiating. Music will be provided by Marty Reece.
Burial will follow in the Irish Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers: Shannon Cole, Bryan Cole, Charlie Frost,
Seth Frost, Jim Shipley and Jonathan Shipley
Honorary Pallbearers: American Legion Auxiliary Members
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Claiborne County American Legion Auxiliary.
The family wishes to acknowledge the staff of Claiborne County Nursing Home and
Tri State Rehab Center for their excellent loving care.
Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family