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“Wayne,I want you to know I am praying for you, your family and the Lord's church at East Main. The Bible makes it absolutely clear that God is The...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Randall, Betty and I want to say how very sorry to hear our thoughts and prayers are with you She was a wonderful lady and enjoyed seeing her smile ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Cynthia Upchurch - Murfreesboro, TN

“May the love of Friends and the promises of God carry you through this time. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Paul and Terry Dehoff - TN

“Wayne, we are so sorry and heartbroken to hear about Rita's passing. Rita and you played such a huge part in my life while growing up at Young High/...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Ken and Donna (Hurst) Carter - TN

“Brother Wayne and family - We are saddened to hear of Sister Lankford's passing. God Bless all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ralph...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Wayne, Andy & Tim, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Rita was like a second mom to me. She was always smiling and she was loved by many. You all...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Kim Chesney - Jefferson City, TN

“Wayne and Family, My heart goes out to you during this time of great loss. You and the entire East Main Church of Christ Family are in my thoughts...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Travis Chapman - DeBary, FL

“I can't remember seeing Rita without a smile! I know she has gone to her reward, but the world seems a less brighter place without her in it... ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Gary and Helen Graves - Knoxville, TN

“Wayne, we are truly sorry for your loss. Rita's big smile, cheerfulness and her positive hope in God has always been encouraging to all of us. We...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Malone - Murfreesboro, TN

“May God comfort y'all during this difficult time. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: David and Monieka Nixon

“We were so shocked and sorry to hear about Rita's passing. I have been thinking about all the good times we had together and regret we didn't keep...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Bill & Shirley Robinson - TN

“Brother wayne and family me and mom so deeply. Sorry for your lost. Of ms rita. Sending you comfort and healing. Or thought and prayers are with you...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Pamela Barnes - Murfreesboro, TN

“Bro Wayne, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Wayne & Teresa Liggett - TN

“Sorry for your loss. The Mink Family will be praying for you all. God Bless. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Casey Mink - Seymour, TN - friend

“So very sorry. She was beautiful inside and out. Always smiling. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Brian and Rebecca Womack - TN

“So sorry to hear about Ritas passing. I remember her so well. She along with Wayne came each year to FHU lectures. A wonderful lady. She will be...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: David Lipe - Baxter, TN - friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Ledbetter - Murfreesboro, TN

“Rita was such a sweet soul. She will be missed by many. Wayne, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. In Christ. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Rickey & Margaret Hurst - TN

“Very fond memories of Mrs. Rita. I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap His loving arms around you during this most difficult time. Take care and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Ronnie Cummins - La Vergne, TN


Rita passed away in May 2019.

Rita was a resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee at the time of passing.

Funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 15, at 1:00 PM at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro. Interment in the Hillview Memorial Cemetery in Alexandria with Casey Lankford officiating. Visitation at the Woodfin Chapel begins on Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

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