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Charles Lonnie Cline

November 26, 2018 — November 24, 2018

Charles Lonnie Cline

CHARLES LONNIE CLINE,  age 60 passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, in Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a son of the late Charles Paul and Wanda June Arden Cline  He was an independent owner and operator semi- truck driver and had drove for 44 years.  He was a member of  Christian Biblical Church of God.

Preceded in death by

  • Brothers-in-law: Clyde "Junior" ThompsonTony Russell,
  • Sister-in-law: Debbie Wilcox.

Survivors include:

  • Wife of 40 years: Doris Russell Cline of Niota, Tenn.,
  • Daughter: Misty Cardin,
  • Three Grandchildren: Loni Faith Cardin, Rebecca Taylor Cardin, and Matthew  Neyland Cardin
  • Four Great  Grandchildren: Justyn Williams, Graison Williams, Charleigh-Grace Cardin, Hadlee-June Rymer
  • Uncles: William (Bill) Cline, William (Buck)  and Donna Cline,
  • Aunts: Shirley and Richard Wallace, Patsy and Danny Carter,
  • Brother-in-laws: Charlie Kile, Terry Russell, Gary and Gloria Knox, Johnny Wilcox, Mike and Amy Summey, Billy Russell, 
  • Sisters-in-law: Christine Thompson, Jane Kile, and Loretta Edgemon,
  • Special  Grandsons-in-law: David and Mary Williams and Blaine Williams.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Tuesday in the funeral home.

Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Minister Ben Ambrose officiating.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in McMinn Memory Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Terry Russell, Dylan Russell, Randy Cline, Matthew Cardin, Gary Knox, Jason Wilcox, Billy Cox, and Donald Cline.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Lowery, Pooh Bear, and Billy Brown.

 Condolences may be sent to 

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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