Joe Vernon Elledge, 63, of Whitwell, Tn., passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tn.
Joe loved spending time with his children, grand-children and family. He worked in the coal mines for Tennessee Consolidated for many years. He loved working and staying busy outside and could do miraculous things with a tractor. He loved to farm and loved hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hershel and Josephine Rector Elledge; brothers, Franklin and Carl Elledge.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Clara Nunley Elledge; sons, Justin (Morgan) Elledge, Willie (Sandra) Elledge and Robert (Shannon) Elledge; Brother, Alvin (Janie) Elledge; sisters, Linda, Brenda Gail, Norma and Wilma. Grandchildren; Adrianna, Colby, Connor, Joseph, Braylee and Harper. Several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held graveside at Griffith Creek Cemetery on Monday, Aug. 3, from 1-2 p.m. CDT with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. CDT with Brother Joe Sanders officiating.
Interment will follow at Griffith Creek Cemetery in Whitwell, Tn.
Funeral arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tn., 423 942-9500.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com.