- June 29, 1920 - March 29, 2015
- Columbia, Tennessee
of Brownie's Passing
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“We enjoyed visiting with Brownie and Harry when they lived in the country. In later years I enjoyed talking to Brownie and George Ann long distance....Read More »
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“Dear Ms. Brownie......you will be sorely missed at Sharps Corner church of Christ. We love you dearly and will miss you greatly! Thank you for...Read More »
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“You will be missed so much at Church, your sweet smile and the candy you always gave me.
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“Brownie will be missed. May God comfort the Pam Dawson family.
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Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors
Ella Brownie Stanfill Cheatham, 94, resident of West Avenue, died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Matt Yuhas and Randy Short officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be sent to www.oakesandnichols.com.
A native of the Kettle Mills Community in Maury County, she was a daughter of the late Willie Augustus Stanfill and Callie Olivia Smith Stanfill. After graduating from high school, she worked for several years as a seamstress at Tennessee Knitting Mills. She was a long-time member of Sharp's Corner Church of Christ.
She was the widow of Harry P. Cheatham, whom she married in 1946.
Survivors include a brother, Jack (Betty) Stanfill of Mt. Juliet; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; and a special friend, Wayne Jenkins of Mississippi.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Nora B. Lindsey, Clara Walls, Tommie Stanfill, and GeorgeAnn Thurman; and brothers, J. D. Stanfill and Whitey Stanfill.
Nephews will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include the congregation of Sharp's Corner Church of Christ.
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