Clela Bain Wingo
By Kim Swindell Wood | December 13, 2017 12:29 pm
Clela Bain Wingo, 95, passed away Dec. 12, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Wingo was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Walling to John K. Bain and Maebelle Jared Bain.
She was a member of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, in Walling. Mrs. Wingo was involved in the Eastern Star, both in Chattanooga and Sparta, and was a past worthy matron of the OES North Chattanooga Chapter and Sparta 440. She belonged to the Stitch Share and Show Quilt Club, of Sparta.
Mrs. Wingo worked as a professional dining room server for 40 years for the Southern Restaurant, the Dinner Party, and the Holiday Inn.
She loved to quilt. Mrs. Wingo also loved oil paintings and ceramics, for which she won several first place prizes.
Mrs. Wingo was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 73 years, William Ervin Wingo; one grandson, James William Wingo, who had resided in Chattanooga; three brothers, Benton Bain, J.K. Bain Jr., David Bain, all of whom had resided in Walling; and a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth Bain Goodwin and Taylor Goodwin, who had resided in Chattanooga.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Melmoth Wingo and wife Trish Miller Wingo, of Chattanooga; two brothers, Quentin Bain and wife Nadine, William “John” Bain and wife Reba, of Walling; one sister, Mary Roberson, of Chattanooga; and two brothers-in-law, Aaron Wingo and Glover Wingo, both of Chattanooga
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Dec. 15, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Dec. 14, at the funeral home. Marvin Saylors will officiate.
Larry Lindsley, Dallas Scherer, Charles Goodwin, Brandon Bain, Noah Sullivan, and Caleb Fuson will serve as pallbearers.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.