Clara Songer

Obituary of Clara Songer

  C. Maxine Songer, age 87, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died at her home Friday, April 20, 2018.  Maxine was loved by everyone who met her.  She loved her friends and family.  She enjoyed gardening and quilting.  A meal at Maxine's house was special and enjoyed by many.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, J.M. Songer; son, James Loyd Songer; parents, Max and Mary Pope; sisters, Wilma, Marilyn, Betty and Lucille; and brother, Cletis Pope.

 She is survived by children, Garry (Sharlyn) Songer of Dunlap, Jerry Lee Songer of Pikeville, Sandra Fay Songer of Dunlap and Rick Songer of Chattanooga; daughter-in-law, Beulah Songer; grandchildren, Jennifer (Paul) Howard, Robby Songer, Denise (Ed) Green, Bryan Songer, Kelley (Randell) Dempsey, Leslie (John) Johnson and Dewayne Keeney; twenty great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Loye Carmack of Pikeville and Versa Jo Wilson of Dunlap; and several special nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be in Collier Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at  The arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville, TN.  Visitation will be held Monday from 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CDT.