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Edna Garland, age 66, of Shady Valley, TN passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. She was born June 17, 1948 to the late James Dallas Fletcher and Beulah Kate Laws Fletcher. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Gene Berry; and a sister, Christine Wagner.

Survivors include one daughter, Shannon Berry of Abingdon, VA; Shannon’s special dad, Ken Garland; one sister, Joyce Walker and husband N. J.; brother-in-law, Jess Wagner, all of Shady Valley, TN; two nieces, Melissa McClain and Connie Smith; one nephew, Tim Walker; special aunt, Rosalee and her children Raymond, Wayne, Reford and Malcolm Eller.

Funeral services for Edna Garland were conducted at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Burl Lee Sluder officiating. The family received friends from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment followed in Butler Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were selected from family and friends.

At other times friends may call at the residence of her sister, Joyce Walker, at 2133 Sluder Road, Shady Valley, TN.

The family requests no flowers but that donations be made in her memory to Shady Valley Fire Department, c/o Kenneth McQueen, 134 McQueen Road, Shady Valley, TN 37688.

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Professional services for the Edna Garland family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.