Jim LaFollette

Jim LaFollette/photo from Atchley Funeral Home

Jim LaFollette/photo from Atchley Funeral Home

Obituary

November 20, 1943 – January 10, 2016

James “Jim” Carroll LaFollette of Sevierville, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ruth LaFollette; wife Dorothy Maples LaFollette; daughter, Jama Collins; brother William H. (Bill) LaFollette and wife Ginger.

Survivors include his daughter, Lela Gail LaFollette Matthews and husband Steve; grandson, Mitchell Hodges and wife Ashley; granddaughter, Katie and husband Michael Preston; great-grandchildren, Tristan, Emma, Dakota and unborn baby Hodges; brothers, Delmar LaFollette, Gene LaFollette and wife Edna, Joe LaFollette, John LaFollette and wife Debbie; sisters, Dorothy Maples, Martha Hurst and husband Ed Zeigler, Shirley Lenz and husband Larry; several nieces and nephews;
aunts and uncle, Aileen Blalock, Betty Belvin, Ernest Maples and wife Pat; special friends, Jack McMahan, Jock Justus and Joe Monger; Jim’s companion, Rita Brown.

The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Wednesday with funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sutton and Rev. Leroy Parton officiating. Interment 1 PM Thursday in Caton’s Chapel Cemetery with Rev. David Hurst officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com

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