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Alice K. Zachery



Public Viewing:
1:00- 6:00 p.m. on Thursday 21, 2014
Scales and Sons Chapel, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro Tn, 37130

Visitation with the Family:
12noon on Friday August 22, 2014
First Baptist Church, 738 E Castle St Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Celebration of Life:
1:00 p.m. on Friday August 22, 2014
First Baptist Church, 738 E Castle St Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Service of Committal and Interment:
Evergreen Cemetery

Alice Kay Zachery was born November 1, 1939 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to the late Robert and Martha Zachery. She was preceded in death by sister, Dorothy Daniel, brothers, Robert Jr., William L., Oliver B., Leonard H., and George H. Zachery; aunts, Georgia Brown, Serilda Miles, Rosa Marsh; and uncle, James Brown.

Alice was educated in the Rutherford County School System and a proud graduate of Holloway High School, Class of 1957. She was the first black to receive a degree from Chattanooga State in Computer Technology.

She leaves to cherish her memories: son, Marvin Marsh Sr.; grandchildren, Marvin Smith Marsh, Kedric Smith Marsh, and Orneka Johnson, great grandchildren, Devon Frazier, Tori and Jacoria Johnson, and Zion Marsh; sisters-in-law, Betty Zachery, and Theresa Zachery; aunt, Emma Shane Espy; devoted niece, Rochelle (Gene) Womble; step-mother, Annie Zachery; and a host of nieces, nephew, cousins, and many other relatives, church family, and friends; and devoted friend, Lois Malone.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371