Clifton D. Wallen, 61, of Mount Carmel, Hawkins Co TN,
passed away early Saturday morning, February 9, 2008 at
Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Washington Co
TN, due to a cardiac arrest. He was a lifelong resident of
Hawkins County being born into the wonderful family of
Harley and Lura Tankersley Wallen. They originally lived
in Kyle’s Ford, TN and eventually moved to Mount Carmel.
Clifton served his country in the United States Army with
a tour in the Philippine Islands during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by
his sisters and brothers-in-law, Paulene and Earl Mowell,
Edith and Hobert Price, all of Kingsport, TN, Ruth and
Hancel Winegar, Mount Carmel, TN, Elsie Davis, Partlow, VA;
a brother, Omer Wallen, Rogersville, TN.
Clifton is survived by his sister, Valorie Shelton of
Columbus, GA, his brothers and their wives, Harold and
Elizabeth Wallen, Carl and Stella Wallen, Joe and Nancy
Wallen, all of Rogersville, TN; a sister-in-law, Janie
Alice Wallen, Rogersville, TN; brother-in-law, Earl Davis
of Partlow, VA; along with several nieces, nephews and a
host of friends.
Calling hours: Monday, February 11, 2008 from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill, TN, or
friends may also call anytime at the residence of the
brother, Carl, 613 Cedar Street in Mount Carmel, TN.
Funeral service to be conducted on Monday, February 11,
2008 at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Andy
The Hawkins County Color Guard and the TN Army National
Guard will conduct a military graveside service on Tuesday,
February 12, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Church Hill Memory Gardens.
Family and friends attending the graveside service are
asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill is serving the