CHESTER ADAM CLAYBORN
Born September 4, 1933 in Jamestown, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 quietly at his home.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel in Jamestown. Burial will follow in the FENTRESS MEMORIAL GARDENS with a Military Service at Graveside provided by American Legion Post 137.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel.
CHESTER is survived by his:
Wife, MARTHA "RITA" (GRAVES) CLAYBORN
Children, SHEREE CLAYBORN CAIN and husband JOHNNY
TERRI POWELL and husband RANDY
9 Grandchildren, BRITTANY, DENVER, ADAM, CODY, DANIEL, SETH, HELENA, MACKENZIE & RITA
15 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandchild
Chester and Rita married in 1954 and he served in Iceland during the Korean War. He graduated from Tennessee Tech and received two masters degrees after moving to Atlanta. He served in the Atlanta School System as a teacher, counselor and principal. After Chester retired, he and Rita moved back to Tennessee surrounded by his beloved mountains near the Cumberland Plateau. Chester attended the Cumberland Homestead Baptist Church. To Chester, family was everything next to his faith in God above. He was loved by everyone who met him and his friendly personality brightened many lives.
He is preceded in death by his:
Parents, MACK & LETTIE (ATKINS) CLAYBORN
Granddaughter, JESSICA ARRENDALE
Jennings Funeral Homes in Jamestown in charge of Services for CHESTER ADAM CLAYBORN of Pikeville.