Lena M. Mullican, age 79, of Oak Ridge TN and formerly of Smithville, went to meet her LORD on January 9, 2016 at NHC Healthcare in Oak Ridge, TN.
Lena lived and worked in Smithville for many years at DeKalb County Hospital and for several doctors. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Lena was preceded in death by her daughter Pamela French Hale, mother Virgie Ruby Fisher Cantrell, stepfather Lee Harmon Cantrell, father Eldred Jefferson Fisher, brother Roger Lee Cantrell, and grandparents Ersie and Waymon Walker. Survivors include one granddaughter, Jessica French Hale of McMinnville; two sisters, Rose Ann (Jack) Kile of Knoxville and Linda (Hilary) Suddarth of Castalian Springs; niece Hannah Grace Creasey of Knoxville; nephew George (Caroline) Hatcher Jr. of Greenbrier; other nieces, nephews, and cousins; and aunt Helen Roller of Rock Island, sister of deceased Lee Harmon Cantrell.
Funeral services, with Bro. B.J. Thomason officiating, will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2pm in the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home with interment immediately following at New Union Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held at 1pm prior to the 2 pm services on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations in memory of Lena be made to the New Union Cemetery Fund, Calvary Baptist Church, or other charity of choice.