Genevieve Clabo


Visitation Details

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Bordwine Funeral Home
203 Ohio Ave., Etowah, Tn 37331
Interment Jones Chapel Cemetery
Friday, May 4, 2018











Genevieve Clabo, 92, originally from the Claxton community, died peacefully in her sleep May 2, 2018.

She was a native of McMinn County; a resident of Virginia Beach, VA, for 32 years; McMinn County, TN for 26 years, and Cleveland, TN since 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Fred Clabo; sons Alvin Clabo and Rodney Clabo; her parents, Bruner and Nola Akins; brothers, Mason Akins and Kenneth Akins.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Margo Clabo, (Cleveland, TN), four grandsons, Richard Clabo (Narberth, PA),  Howard Clabo (Los Gatos, CA), Jason Clabo (Daphne, AL) and Joshua Clabo (Atlanta, GA); six great-grandchildren; sister Maggie Crabtree; brothers Thurman Akins, Ed Akins and Gary Akins, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 at Bordwine Funeral Home in Etowah, on Thursday, May 3, and respectfully request in lieu of flowers that donations please be made to your favorite church or charity or send a donation to Brookdale of Cleveland, (her home for the last 14 years) 2745 Executive Park NW, Cleveland, TN 37312 with a notation that it is in memory of Genevieve Clabo.




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  1. Diane Hildebrand May 6, 2018

    I’m so sorry to hear of Genevieve’s passing . You and the family are in my prayers .

  2. Bethany May 3, 2018

    I was Ginny’s resident assistant since November. She was such a sweet caring soul. She was ready to leave this world. I’ll miss her smile and sweet words. My prayers for Margo and the rest of the family. We love you!


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