Mattie Jo McGinnis

Jan 25 2014

94 year old Mattie Jo McGinnis of Smithville died Saturday at Clinton, Tennessee. She was retired from the DeKalb County Board of Education and a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mark Bass will officiate and burial will be in the Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Vadie Hayes Hendrixson and husband, Tom Rye McGinnis. She is survived by two daughters, Elena and husband James Huddleston of Oak Ridge, and Tommie Farooque of Murfreesboro. Four grandchildren, Melanie and Greg Addington of Oak Ridge, Joel Huddleston of Florida, Derek and Amanda Adamson of Knoxville, and Malea and Eric Thompson and one great grandson Isaac Thompson all of Thompson Station. Two sisters, Georgia and husband Tom Cripps of Alexandria and Brownie Curtis of Smithville. Brother-in-law, Paul and wife Henrietta McGinnis of Nashville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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