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“I'm so sad to say I just found out about Carol's passing. She and I worked together at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. She was a strong woman;...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Lenora Barber - Chattanooga, TN

“I miss you mom. I could NEVER ask for a greater mother than you. Not only were you an amazing mother, but you were an amazing person. I want to live...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Tracy Gough - Knoxville, TN

“I am so sorry for your loss Lauren I will keep you in my prayers ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carson Scarbrough - Knoxville, TN

“I'm so sorry for your loss Lauren ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Carson Scarbrough - Knoxville, TN

“So sorry to hear this news. Came as a shock for sure. love the all to all of you. So sad. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: eva jones - Friend

“Sincere sympathy. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Ronnie and Linda Smith ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Ronnie Linda Smith

“I grew up playing at the "Blue Hole" and sunday school at Tennessee Hollow Missionary Baptist Church. I often think of the Spears family with...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jacquelyn Haley - Baytown, TX

“So sorry for your loss. We were close friends as classmates in grammar school and high school. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Sharla (Sue) West (Craig) - TN

“Tracey and Lauren, your Mother's heart was filled with love for YOU, her girls.She was a dear,sweet person who exemplified her Christian faith in the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Vivienne Reeser - Friend

“RIP sweet lady,forever in my heart ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Gina Brock - NC

“We are so sorry to hear about Carol. She was a wonderful neighbor we will greatly miss and never forget. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mike and Paula Aethranis - Powell, TN

“This family was like MY family for so many years. Carol and I worked together and our children grew up together. I am heartsick to hear of the...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Lynne Rierson - Friend

Carolyn Sue Spears Gough, born, August 4, 1949 entered into the arms of Jesus on November 22, 2016 at UT Hospital. Carol was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing and spent many years as an RN making a difference in patients' lives and the lives of those around her. Her kindness and compassion made her a natural fit for the nursing profession. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by:
Ex Husband……………. Robert E Gough
Daughters……………. Tracy Gough and Lauren Rediker
Grandchildren………..Ashlyn Malone, Brenna Walker, and Gavin Rediker
Mother…………… Mildred Tucker Spears
Sister………………. Joyce Beets
Brothers…………… Steve & wife Mabel Spears
Mike Spears
Scott & wife Jodi Spears
Jim Spears
Numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Spears; and sister Kathy Spears Sharp

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Her funeral service will follow in the chapel. Carol's graveside will be 2:00 pm, Sunday at Grandview Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com

Funeral Home
Holley-Gamble Funeral Homes
621 S Charles Seivers Blvd. Clinton, TN 37716
Tel. (865) 457-2323