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Arietta Fowlkes

Arietta Fowlkes

Posted: Monday, February 1, 2010 4:07 pm

 The Messenger, February 1, 2010

Mary Arietta (Williams) Fowlkes, 91, of Union City died Jan. 30, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Judd Mowery officiating. Burial will follow in Sanders Chapel Cemetery near Union City.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Eric Pinion, Terry Marshall, Kerry Carter, Jacob Carter, Danny Williams and Larry Fowlkes.

She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Obion County, daughter of the late Horace Frank and Lessie Lee (Roberts) Williams. She married Samuel Paul Fowlkes Oct. 28, 1938. He died March 7, 1989.

She was a homemaker and a member of Sanders Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Kay Fowlkes and Glenda Faye Fowlkes, both of Union City; her son, Samuel Dale Fowlkes of Plymouth, Mich.; three grandchildren; her great-grandson; two brothers, Robert Williams of the Fremont community and Charlie Williams of South Fulton; and two sisters, Moline Marshall of the Clayton community and Lillie Carter of Fremont.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Milton Williams.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site: www.white-ranson.com.

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