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Marcelle Wiseman Farrow


1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Marcelle Wiseman Farrow Obituary
Marcelle Wiseman Farrow

Memphis, tn

Marcelle Wiseman Farrow, age 87, died on July 16, 2017. She was born on December 6, 1929 in Benton County, TN to the late John H and Myrtle Bain Wiseman. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Laurence Farrow; brothers, Bain, Tillman, and Jay Wiseman, all of Camden, TN; sister, Annelle Rushing of Nashville, TN. She is survived by sons, Mark Farrow of Germantown and John Farrow of Huntsville, AL; special granddaughter, Agatha Broyles of Chattanooga, TN; nieces, Diane Bell of Camden, TN and Garlene Stevens of Daphne, AL; and nephews, Jim and Luther Wiseman of Camden, TN, and George Wiseman of California.

Following graduation from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Marcelle worked as UT Extension Home Agent in Crockett County, TN, taught at J. B. Young High School in Remis, TN. She received a Master's Degree in Education at the University of Memphis and taught hospitalized/homebound students for Shelby County Schools for 30 years.

She was a volunteer teacher for Memphis Literacy Council and following retirement form Shelby County Schools, she was a volunteer tutor for Memphis Adopt-A-School program for several years. Marcelle was a longtime member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held on July 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Poplar with funeral services to follow at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church or to the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 18, 2017
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