Jennings Jerome "Jay" Coday
1924 - 2020
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Jennings Jerome "Jay" Coday

Jennings Jerome "Jay" Coday, age 96 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born September 22, 1924 in New River, TN to the late Charles and Bonnie Coker Coday. Jay was a longtime member of the Clinch River Baptist Church where he enjoyed directing the choir and being song leader for years. Jay was a US Army Air Forces veteran who served in World War II. He loved fishing, gardening, singing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jay is preceded in death by his parents and six siblings.


Wife of 73 Years Bobbie Lee CodayLake City SonDennis & Martha CodayLake City Daughter Debbie & David Disney Lake City Sister Opal Hite New River Grandchildren Brandon & Christa Coday Amanda & Adam Neff Emily & Brad Bullock Denise & Karl Houdeschell Great Grandchildren Ian, Emma, and Charlee Neff

Gracie Coday Jaylynn and Emerie Bullock Aidan Houdeschell

Family and Friends may drop by at their convenience between the hours of 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Hatmaker Funeral Home to pay their respects to Jay.

Family and Friends will meet for a Graveside Service at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Clinch River Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake City with Rev. Larry Webster, Rev. Brad Bullock and Rev. Darryl Arender officiating.

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2020.
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Clinch River Baptist Church Cemetery
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