Clarence James, age 83, of Mohawk, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Mae James; brother, J.B. James; and sisters, Pauline Myers, Helen Gregg, and Viola Adams. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Meritta James; son, Landon (Lisa) James of Mohawk; daughters, Kima Bean of Mohawk and Sue Brown Thornton of Newport; grandchildren, Landon James, Jr., Punky (special friend, Kenny) Trent, Michael Luke James, Jamie Valentine, and Dawn Lloyd; great-grandchildren, Addison James, Elijah James, and papaw’s baby doll, Kayleigh Trent; and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 20th at Sunrise Baptist Church Cemetery in Bulls Gap for graveside services with Rev. Greg Douthat officiating. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.