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Marjorie Lola Vanover, age 66, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center. Marjorie was born May 27, 1945 to Lola Lewis Hess and the late Harold Hess. She was married for 46 years and loved her family and grandchildren. She loved to sew, cook and to garden. She was the treasurer, a Sunday school teacher and pianist at Heath Union Church. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Hess; her grandparents, Garnett and Blanche Hess and Carlie and Bethel Lewis; and a nephew, Richard Vanover.
She is survived by her husband, Homer Vanover; her daughter, Linda Trivette, and husband, Larry; her son, Wayne Vanover, and wife, Melisa; mother, Lola Lewis Hess; grandchildren, Justin and Stephen Vanover; sisters, Joan Vanover and husband, R.B., and Rita Trivette and husband, Bill; nieces and nephews, Melissa Trivette, Michael Vanover, Joseph Vanover, David Trivette, Elizabeth Trivette, Rachel Hull, Rebecca Jenkins and Derek Hess.
The family received friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2012 from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carter V. Wells and Rev. James Gentry officiating. The graveside service and interment followed at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Justin Vanover, Stephen Vanover, Michael Vanover, Joseph Vanover, David Trivette and Charlie Ray Wood. Honorary pallbearers were members of Heath Union Church. Music will be provided by Gaining Ground.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 6829 Forge Creek Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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The family of Marjorie Lola Vanover has entrusted her service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.