Clara A. McNamee

Clara A. McNamee, age 83 of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on June 5th, 2019. Mrs. McNamee was grounded in her faith and attended St. Stephen Catholic Community for over 30+ years. Her Rosary Beads were her most prized possession. She was dedicated to her family and also was the caregiver to her son, Chuck. Clara loved to travel to Florida, cherished her neighbors, was an avid cleaner, and liked to visit family and eat at their house.  She never wanted to be the center of attention but loved being a part of any gathering. She enjoyed watching Dancing with The Stars and was a devoted Atlanta Braves fan.


The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Community. The sons and the grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet on Friday, June 7th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and at St. Stephen Catholic Community on Saturday, June 8th from 9:00 a.m. until time of mass.


She is survived by sons, John (Tonga) McNamee, Tom (Missy) McNamee, Joe McNamee, and Charles “Chuck” McNamee; grandchildren, Josh (Kasey) McNamee, Eric McNamee, Brett (Jaime) McNamee, Tiffany McNamee, Caleb McNamee, Joseph McNamee, Jordan McNamee, and Jacob McNamee; 6 great – grandchildren, Addison, Bryson, Owen, Liam, Ethan, and Sawyer; brother, Sonny (Shelia) Jenkins; and very special longtime friend, Ann Tipping. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph E. McNamee.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association; (P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215).


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818,