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Verdie Scarborough

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Ron Gray will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home 5-8 today.
Pallbearers will be Trent Scarborough, Todd Phipps, Chris McCloud, Travis McCloud, Ben Presson, Devin Daniels and Ashton Chessor.
Mrs. Scarborough was born March 25, 1936, in McNairy County, daughter of the late Sherman and Nannie (Grissom) Tennyson. She had been employed in management at the former Kentucky Fried Chicken in Union City for 36 years. Mrs. Scarborough was a member of First Church of God in Union City.
She is also survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Georgianna Scarborough of Union City and David and Donna Scarborough of Atlanta; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Mike Phipps of Woodland Mills, Debbie and Frank Moseley of Union City and Denise and Bo Chessor of Dresden; her daughter-in-law, Theolinda Scarborough of Woodland Mills; her sister, Betty Ray of Florence, Ala.; two brothers, Buck Tennyson and Charles Tennyson, both of Florence; 12 grandchildren, Toi Scarborough of Stuart, Fla., Trent Scarborough of Charleston, S.C., Delinda Goad of Martin, Todd Phipps, Chris McCloud, Travis McCloud and Delana Pruitt, all of Union City, Kelly Adams of Memphis, Devin Daniels of Fulton, Ben Presson and Danielle Garland, both of Rives, and Ashton Chessor of Dresden; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her grandson, David Scarborough Jr.; and her brother, Everett Tennyson.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.

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