Margaret Hembree

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Service Information
Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
Oliver Springs, TN
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Funeral service
Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019
6:00 PM
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
Oliver Springs., TN
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Graveside service
Sunday, Jun. 30, 2019
3:00 PM
Sherwood Cemetery
Sylvia, TN
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Margaret Louise Singleton Hembree, 90, of Oliver Springs, formerly of Dickson, Tenn., passed into eternal glory to be with the Lord on June 26, 2019.
She was born on May 29, 1929 to the late James Allen and Mattie Spicer Singleton. She was born again on Palm Sunday of 1953.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Leonard Leon Hembree; brother, Billy Singleton; and sister, Katherine O'Kain.
She is survived by her daughters, Janet (Mike) Gibbons of Powell and Joyce (Mike) Weaver of Oliver Springs; brother, James (Dorothy) Singleton of Nashville; sister-in-law, Jackie Hembree of Michigan; six grandchildren, Megan (Justin) McGee of Johnson City, Rachel (Joshua) Reeves of Knoxville, David (Holly) Vespie of Oak Ridge, Paul (Angela) Vespie of Lawrenceburg, Jonathan (Caitlin) Vespie of Nashville and Adam (Autumn) Vespie of Centerville; ten great-grandchildren, Perez, Manassah and Maylee McGee, Rease Jones and Reagan Vespie, Asa and Cora Vespie, Laura Grace and Harper Vespie and Ruby Vespie; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. She found joy in seeking to be a blessing to others, reading and studying her Bible, attending church services and listening to Christian radio. Her favorite station was BBN 95.3 FM. A favorite Bible verse was, 'I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord.' Psalm 122:6.
She retired from the Metropolitan Board of Education in Nashville in 1992 where she was a secretary for more than 35 years. She served in various schools beginning in the 1950's, in later years she worked in the District lll Office and for WDCN School TV network as secretary.

Published in Morgan County News from July 3 to July 9, 2019
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