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Robbie Harmon

Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at East View Cemetery in Union City. Brother Dale True will officiate. There will be no visitation and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Skip Tilghman, Todd Tilghman, Brian Broadway, Ben Park-er, Kip Tilghman, Wes Tilghman, Colton Broadway and Alex Kuykendall. The family requests that memorials be made to Union City Second Baptist Church’s Honduras Mission trip fund. Mrs. Harmon was born Feb. 20, 1932, in Weakley County, daughter of the late Finis J. and Susan Kathryn (Peery) Todd. She married Curtis Lee Harmon June 29, 1948. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1997. Robbie was a finalist for the WPSD-TV Jefferson Awards for her work in aiding and seeking aid for those with intellectual disabilities in the area. In 1969 she organized a Sunday school class at First Baptist Church in Union City for those who had such disabilities. She had served as president of the Obion County Association for Retarded Children and Adults. A group residential home for men with intellectual disabilities was organized and for three years, Mr. and Mrs. Harmon served as house parents. Mrs. Harmon served on the governor’s staff for the Development Disability Act. She was a consultant for the Tennessee Baptist Convention for teaching and meeting needs of those with intellectual disabilities. She had also served on the board of the Arlington Development Center and worked at Camp Linden during the summer months. Mrs. Harmon was a member of Second Baptist Church in Union City. She is survived by three daughters, Nina (Harmon) Broadway and her husband, Kenneth, of Yukon, Okla., and Rita (Harmon) Tilghman and Susan (Harmon) Eastep and her husband, David, all of Union City; her son, David Harmon of Union City; seven grandchildren, Skip Tilghman, Shelly (Harmon) Lewis and Hailey (Eastep) Parker, all of Union City, Todd Tilghman of Kenton, Shannon (Broad-way) Anderson and Brian Broadway both of Yukon, and Dustin Harmon of Nashville; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandson; and three brothers, Dan Todd of Purcell, Okla., Ted Todd of Paris and Ray Todd of McKenzie.

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