Clarence Porter Harbin, 86, of Morristown, passed away suddenly at his home Thursday, April 4, 2019. He was born July 29, 1932. He was saved at Fairfield Baptist Church in 1957. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Dollie Helton Harbin; brothers, J.W., Edward and Richard Harbin; mother-in-law, Ada Dalton Helton.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Fern Dalton Harbin; children, Larry (Charmie Gay) Harbin; Gail (James) Seal of Morristown; Robin (Donald) Jordan of Thorn Hill, Tn.; sisters, Louise (Doyle) Dalton and Margaret Harbin; grandchildren, Brandon (Holli) Harbin, Jennifer Harbin Wood, and Amanda Gardner all of Morristown; Aaron (Beth) Seal of Bybee, TN and Kevin Dalton of Tazewell, TN.; great-grandchildren, Chase Noe, Emma Fowler, Hailey and Alyssa Seal, Peyton Harbin, Raven Dalton, Conner Gardner; Aimie Helton and Tabitha Harvey who loved him like their own “papaw”; special cousins, Lucille Dalton Holt, Patricia Dalton, Jerry Dalton, special caregivers, Amie Carter and Tabitha Smith
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home. Funeral services are planned for 1:00 p.m. Monday also at Allen Funeral Home with Reverends Lee Seal and Phillip Greene officiating. Military honors and interment will follow in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.