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 Mattie Edith <I>Phillips</I> Ashburn

Mattie Edith Phillips Ashburn

Rickman, Overton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 9 Jul 2004 (aged 85)
Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 44468648 · View Source
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Mattie Edith Ashburn, 85, of Oak Ridge died on July 9, 2004 at the Methodist Medical Center.

Born in Rickman, TN on November 7, 1918 to parents Carson C. and Lona Neeley Phillips. Mrs. Ashburn came to Oak Ridge in 1954 from Detroit, MI. A member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Order of Eastern Star #390. Among her hobbies she enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting.

Preceded in death by brothers, Talmadge Phillips and Joe Thomas Phillips
sister, Lillian Walker

Survivors include,
husband, Hollis L. Ashburn, Oak Ridge
son, Philip Ashburn and wife, Mary, Oak Ridge
daughters, Cathy O'Connor and husband, Thomas. S., West Knoxville
Sandra Stair and husband, John, Clinton
sisters, Zenobia Romines, Monterey, TN
Frances Stockton and Tina Bacon of Oak Ridge
Faye Elam, Cookeville
Jane Cooper, Rickman, TN
5 grandchildren: Scott Ashburn and wife, Carmela
Darek Ashburn and wife, Tracy all of Oak Ridge
Nick Walton, Knoxville
Holly Webb and husband, Jeremy, Clinton
John Stair, Jr., Clinton
1 great-grandson, Robert Orlando Ashburn
Numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary on Monday evening, 8 PM with Rev. Vernon Sansom officiating. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, 10 AM at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made in the form of donations to First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 127 Lafayette Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 – 8 PM at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.

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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 17 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44468648
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mattie Edith Phillips Ashburn (7 Nov 1918–9 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44468648, citing Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .