Jacquelyn (Jackie) Stephenson Yarber Price, 85, of Monterery, TN and formerly of Athens, died Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Standing Stone Rehab Center.
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Jackie was a native of McMinn County and raised in Riceville, TN and was a daughter of the late James W. and Cammie Skelton Stephenson. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Yarber and their son Michael Yarber, her second husband, Frank Price, and two brothers, James and Donald Stephenson.
She was a graduate of McMinn County High School and attended Tennessee Poly- Technical Institute. Her first job was as secretary with the Athens Chamber of Commerce, Wallace Hitch Atty, Foree Hospital and Epperson Hospital in Athens, and retired from East Athens Baptist Church after many years of service. After her retirement she enjoyed painting artwork for friends and family and worked with the local Democratic Party.
She is survived by sisters, Una Bullock of Knoxville, Billie Patterson of Austel, GA, Betty Newman of Etowah, and Carol McCue Frost of Stone Mountain, GA, along with many nieces, nephews, great -nieces and great-nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted, 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at McMinn Memory Gardens with Rev. Pete Mullins officiating. Due to the COVID-19 rules there will be no visitation.