WANDA SUE CLAIBORNE MCLAIN, 81, Oneonta, passed away Aug. 17, 2021, at Diversicare of Oneonta. She worked as a registered nurse at Blount Memorial, and later when it became St. Vincent’s Blount, where she worked in the ICU. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church. She was a native of Knoxville, Tenn., and was an avid Elvis fan. Her favorite time was being Mamaw to all. She played the piano for Daily Bread and loved going to the beach. Her favorite saying is and always will be “Trump won.” Preceding her in death were her father Frank Claiborne, mother Virginia Mynatt Claiborne Snell, brother Frank “Bud” Claiborne Jr., and sister Frances Potter.
She leaves behind her children Denny McLain, Rex (Wendy) McLain, and Julie (Jeff) Daily; sister Sally (James) Seay; brother Jim (Cathy) Snell; grandchildren Andrew (Trish) McLain, Alan (Kymberly) McLain, Savannah (Clint) Walker, Houston (Holly) Daily, Abby (Jon) McLain, and Madison (Kevin) Ratcliff; great-grandchildren Peyton Mc- Lain, Paisley Walker, Brasher Walker, Carter McLain, Lyla McLain, and Presley Walker; special friend Carla Thomas; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family received friends on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Lemley Funeral Home Chapel, from 11:30 a.m. until service time. Funeral service was held in the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home at 1 p.m., with Bro. Jeff Daily presiding. Burial was at Remlap Cemetery. Asked to serve as pallbearers were Andrew McLain, Alan McLain, Houston Daily, Clint Walker, Kevin Ratcliff, and Peyton McLain.
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