Mrs. Marguerite Cope Close age 81 of McMinnville, TN, died Thursday, December 01, 2016, at her residence. She was born October 22, 1935, in Sylva, North Carolina, was a homemaker, and a member of Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Close was preceded in death by parents Gentry and Vesta Cope, an infant sister Freda Jean Cope, and her brothers Marvin, Barton, and R. L. Cope.
Survivors include her husband Odis Close, son and daughter-in-law Charles Barry (Gwen) Close, grandchildren Kalli Close, Nick Close, and Dan (Kelly) Close, a sister Juanita Walker, and a brother Larry (Joan) Cope. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, December 04, 2016, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Darrell Cantrell and Elder Kenneth Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Smithville, TN. The Close Family will receive friends Saturday from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Sunday from 11 A.M. until 2:30 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.