Ernest Claude Fields

Published 4:29 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Ernest Claude Fields, 77, of Hampton, Tenn., passed away March 22, 2022 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Kingsport, Tenn., to the late Elchard Fields and Alma Taylor Fields.
Ernest retired from Dixie Glass Company. He was a dedicated husband and father.
Ernest enjoyed reading, woodworking and was a master carpenter. He was of the Pentecostal-Christian faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Margaret Louise Skeans Fields; two sons, Pastor Joseph Todd Fields and wife Misty and Eric Chris Fields and wife Lesia; daughter, Elizabeth Coffman and husband David; wife, Margaret Fields; grandchildren, Meghan Coffman, Emma Fields, Brittany Price and David Coffman III; sister, Patsy Horton and husband George; and brother, Kenneth Fields. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be shared with the family and viewed on our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services are honored to serve the Fields family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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