Front Row, June, Harvey (seated) and Madge.
Back Row: Ruth, Glen, Marie

McGLOTHIN, MAY, 94, of Coalfield
died  Dec. 13, 2002
burial: Anderson Memorial Gardens

Harvey (Robert Harvey)McGlothin, 
daughter, Marie and son Glen



Harvey McGlothin    Marie McGlothin, and     Maude McGlothin. 
                                                                                 McGlothin, Maud Hinds
                                                                                   1-22-1886, 9-19-1923, 
Married to  R.H. 9-9-1906
Burial: Davis Cemetery, 
Maude died of complications
from arthritis at a very young age.
Children of Robert Harvey and Maude McGlothin.
Ruth (left), Marie (upper right) and Glen (lower right) McGlothin


Obituary of Mae McGlothin:
McGLOTHIN, MAY, 94, of Coalfield, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at her home. According to her family, Mrs. McGlothin was Morgan County's first kindergarten teacher and taught school in Scott and Morgan counties for 37 years. In 1973, she was honored as Tennessee State Teacher of the Year. Since 1931, she had been an active member of Middle Creek Baptist Church and had served the church as a Sunday school teacher, children's church director, Women's Missionary Union director, Vacation Bible School director and pianist. Born Dec. 27, 1907, in Huntsville, she was the daughter of John and Ida Potter Sexton of Huntsville, both now deceased. She was the widow of Robert Harvey McGlothin. Mrs. McGlothin enjoyed traveling, bird-watching, photography, quilting and crocheting. She traveled to all 50 states and many foreign countries, including the Holy Land, Japan, Australia, China and England. Her family described her as a devoted wife, mother, teacher and caregiver whose philosophy of teaching was that "Jesus is the most perfect teacher of all" and who spent many hours cutting and stitching to make quilts and blankets for friends and family. Mrs. McGlothin is survived by her daughters, Ruth Hamby and her husband, Fred, of Coalfield, and Madge Jones and her husband, Bob, of Oliver Springs; son-in-law, Jesse Kesterson of Coalfield; daughter-in-law, Ivadell McGlothin of Coalfield; grandchildren, Johnny Tanner of Madison, Billy Tanner of Maryville, Mike Jones of Oliver Springs, Kenny Jones of Clinton, Jerry Kesterson of Coalfield, Jeff Kesterson of Marietta, Ga., Jean Tanner of Lenoir City, Millie Skiles, Ann Lindsay, Karen Teague, Peggy Jones, Judy Solis, Jenny Wendt and Janet Isbell, all of Coalfield, Rita Brown of Oceanside, Calif., Sherry Poe of Buford, Ga., and Rebecca Brooks of Oak Ridge; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Hazel Yancey and Grace Long, both of Oliver Springs; and sister-in-law, Grace Sexton of Jellico. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Sexton of Jellico; another sister, Ruth West of Huntsville; a son, Glen McGlothin of Coalfield; two other daughters; Marie Tanner of Maryville and June Kesterson of Coalfield; and another grandson, Jimmy McGlothin of Coalfield. The funeral was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, in the chapel at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. Burial followed at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton. The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at Middle Creek Baptist Church, 6455 Knoxville Highway, Oliver Springs, TN 37840.  [The Oak Ridger]

Courtesy of Judy Solis

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