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 Marie Carden

Marie Carden

Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 28 May 2000 (aged 92)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101243393 · View Source
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CARDEN, MARIE - a lifelong resident of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2000 at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville.

Born February 17, 1908 near Clinton, she was the second child of William Elvis and Annie Elizabeth Wade Carden. Soon after Marie was born the family moved to the 337 acre farm just across the Clinch River from Clinton. Riverside Farm was considered by many as the finest farm in the county.

When the family sold the farm in 1962 to TVA to be used for future development, Marie and her sister, Hazel, moved to Eagle Bend Lane in Clinton. There they lived until 1995 when they moved to Shannondale Retirement Home in Knoxville.

Marie graduated from Clinton High School in 1929 where she was a member of the girl's basketball team and an honor student.

She was a business graduate and retired from The UT Agricultural Extension Service (ASCS) where she was Manager of the Anderson County office for 30 years. She was active in The Business and Professional Women's Club, First Baptist of Clinton, Timely Topics Club and The Anderson County Fair Board of Directors for many years.

Preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mrs. Ora Franklin Carden (Bernese) who died in 1979.

She is survived by her sisters, Hazel Carden and Anne Carden Wilbanks of Knoxville; brother Wade Hampton Carden of Houston, Texas; several nieces and nephews, including Doris Carden Wood of Charlotte, Carole Ann Carden Qumsie of Houston, Texas, Dr. Wade Douglas Carden of Cincinnati, Allen Carden of Los Angeles, Linda Wilbanks Morgan, Patricia Wilbanks Watters and Caye Wilbanks Teegarden, all of Atlanta and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with Rev. SamuelDean officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. Burial will be at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

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  • Created by: Jane Lane
  • Added: 24 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101243393
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Carden (17 Feb 1908–28 May 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101243393, citing Sunset Cemetery, Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jane Lane (contributor 46908160) .