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Ethel Pearl Ervin



11 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2013
Scales & Sons Chapel, 314 E. State Street, Murfreesboro, TN

Visitation With The Family:
12 - 1 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013
Green Meadow Church of Christ, 348 Squire Hall Road, Shelbyville, TN

Celebration of Life Service:
1 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013
Green Meadow Church of Christ, 348 Squire Hall Road, Shelbyville, TN

The Service of Committal & Interment:
Following the service on Friday, October 25, 2013
Johnson Road Cemetery

Ethel Pearl Ervin was born July 29, 1930 in Christiana, Tennessee, to the late Walter Wade and the late Sallie B. Wade Pinson. She departed this life on October 20, 2013 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

She was baptized in Christ at the Green Meadow Church of Christ and was a faithful member for over 60 years. The last date that she was able to attend worship service was on July 14, 2013.

She was educated in Rutherford County. She retired from KFC where she was known for her biscuits and peach cobblers and affectionately known as "Granny."

She was married to the late Thomas Ervin. She had one son, Robert Leon Ervin, who preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish her memory one son, Thurman Ervin of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; four daughters, Dora (Ronnie) Wells and Mamie Ervin of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Jean (Larry) Lanier of Shelbyville, Tennessee and Dorothy (Glenn) Wilson, Cincinnati, Ohio; 8 grandchildren, Lincoln (Gel) Lanier, Tanya Lanier, Brittany (Tony) Martin, Shyra Wilson, Christa Wilson, Ryan Lanier, Deanna Wilson and Ameria Butler; 6 great grandchildren; a host of cousins and friends; Fred and Mary Wade who she thought of as a brother and a sister, and the Green Meadow church family.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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