Rachel Siler Claiborne, age 91 of LaFollette (Fincastle Community) died Aug. 26 at St. Mary’s Health and Rehab in LaFollette. She was a member of Fincastle United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Alice Siler; husband, Frank Claiborne; brothers, Charlie, John, James and Walter Siler; sisters, Ethel Siler and Mary Craig.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Juanita Claiborne; daughter, Fay Claiborne and friend, Robert Marlow; grandchildren, Richard Claiborne , Cheryl Liles and husband, David; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Clem Riggs, Cincinnati, OH; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Aug. 27 at Fincastle United Methodist Church with Rev. Kevin Cole officiating. Interment was in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fincastle United Methodist Church Building Fund, 629 Old Middlesboro Highway, LaFollette, TN 37766 or to the charity of your choice. Cross Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.