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Liz Cavender

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Pastor Tommy Hall will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Family friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today.
Mrs. Cavender was born May 26, 1954, in Fort Worth, Texas, daughter of the late William Vance and Betty Jane (Dowden) Whitley Staggs. She married Charles W. Cavender March 17, 1990. He survives. Mrs. Cavender had been employed as a registered nurse for Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis and Union City and Gibson General Hospital in Trenton. She attended First Assembly of God in Union City.
She is also survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Melodie Barger of the Pleasant Hill community; her granddaughter, Bethany Paige Barger of the Pleasant Hill community; two stepsons, Allen Cavender of Jackson and Tim Cavender of Dresden; her step-grandson, Garret McCord of Southaven, Miss.; her step-granddaughter, Haley McCord of Newbern; her sister, Sherry Lynn Edwards of Conway, Ark.; and two brothers, William Daniel Whitley of Shirley, Ark., and Robert Lee Staggs of Conway.
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