Betty Jean Clayborne Herrell, age 72, of Kingston passed away Monday, April 18, 2023 at NHC Healthcare in Oak Ridge. She was born March 30, 1951 in Pardee, Virginia and living most of her life in Roane County. She was a member of Tennessee Baptist Church in Kingston and loved her church and God. Betty enjoyed going to the mountains and taking trips to the beach. She also enjoyed fishing and camping with her husband. She loved spending time with her family which was her main enjoyment. In earlier years she had worked at Roane Hosiery Mill in Harriman and later retired from Cherokee Middle School where she had worked for over ten years in the school cafeteria as a cook and cashier. Preceded in death by her parents, Daniel & Jean Clayborne; sister, Pat Stepp; brother, Lewis Clayborne; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Alfred & Mary Herrell; brother-in-law, Charles Thomas Herrell.
Loving Husband of 55 years Lynn Herrell of Kingston
Sons & Daughters-in-law Robert Lynn & Gina Herrell of Kingston
Michael Paul & Jennifer Herrell of Kingston
Grandchildren Madison Brooke Herrell and Blake Wilson Herrell
Brothers Tommy Clayborne & wife, Susan of Kingston
Danny Clayborne of Kingston
Sisters Bobbie Tipton & husband, Jim of Kingston
Dorothy Bass & husband, Harvey of Oak Ridge
Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law Ronnie Herrell & wife, Rosie of Kingston
Bobby Herrell & wife, Annette of Kingston
Gary Stepp of Kingston
Pam Clayborne of Harriman
Bettie Herrell of Portland
Grand-dogs Sadie Jo and Sassy who will miss her greatly
A host of extended family and dear friends
The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Fraker Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Friday, April 21, 2023 at Calvary-Hazelwood Cemetery with Rev. B.B. Ratledge officiating. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.
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