Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-23-16

Mary Nell Smallwood Flatt

Mary Nell Smallwood Flatt, 82, passed away Aug. 14 at her residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed at Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the India Mission Fund by contacting the funeral home. She was born May 11, 1934 in Jackson County. She was a retired factory employee. She was a member of the Center Grove Church of Christ. She was a mother figure to many young people through the years, impacting them with her love. Her guidance and wisdom will continue to bless all who knew her. Aunt Nell will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jonah R. and A.V. Smallwood; her husband, Earl Lee Flatt; one daughter, Juanita Smallwood; one brother, James Smallwood; two sisters, Joy Ann Smallwood and Jerline Stafford. Surviving relatives include one brother, Roy (Betty) Smallwood of Gainesboro; three sisters, Anna (Roy) Flatt, Nell Haney, and Linda (Royce) Jenkins, all of Gainesboro; several nieces and nephews.

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