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Wilma Kathleen Stovall

Wilma Kathleen McCoy Stovall, age 86 of Lebanon, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Edda Ruth Lawson McCoy And William T. McCoy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Woody Stovall.

She is survived by three children, Lynn Stovall Murley (John) of Southhaven, MS, Carol Stovall McCauley (Vic) of Murfreesboro and Paul Woody Stovall (Lesa) of Lebanon; six grandchildren, John (Sherry) Murley of Hernado, MS, Laura Murley (Robert) Long of Hernado, MS, Spence (Farah) Oliver of Austin, TX, Emily Oliver (Daniel) Erspamer of Murfreesboro, Brianna Stovall & Brady Stovall, both of Lebanon; and six great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Southern Manor Assisted Living for their kind and loving care.

Born on August 27, 1926 in Hickman County, Kathleen grew up in Madison and was the Valedictorian of the Class of 1943 at Isaac Litton High School. She attended David Lipscomb College in Nashville when it was a two-year school, Harding College in Searcy, AR, and Memphis State University. She completed her Bachelors' degree at Lipscomb many years after she started college there, and received her Master's in Education at Tennessee Tech.

She taught elementary school in Shelby County, Trousdale County, Wilson County, and Ft. Worth, TX, as well as high school in Arkansas. Kathleen was a member of Maple Hill Church of Christ in Lebanon.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 22nd, with visitation 2 hours prior to services at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 21st, 4-8 p.m., Bro. Joe Widick & Bro. Tim Parish to officiate the services. Active Pallbearers: grandsons, sons-in-law, and Dondi Malone. Honorary Pallbearers will be former students and co-workers.

Interment Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Maple Hill Church of Christ, Friendship Christian School, or Lipscomb University.

Partlow Funeral Chapel, (615) 444-7007; Obituary Line, (615) 444-7700;

Published in The Daily News Journal on Aug. 21, 2013
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