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Alana Ewing, 74
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McMinnville resident and Detroit, MI native, Alana Ewing, 74, was born Jan. 17, 1948 and died July 28 at Unity Medical Center in Coffee County following an extended illness.    

A retired nurse from St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital and a member of Central Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Everett Frank and Margaret Anderson Lankford. She was married to John Jay Ewing on Dec. 29, 1989, who preceded her in death on March 2, 2020. 

Ms. Ewing is survived by daughter, Janna Ewing of McMinnville, brothers Chuck (Mary Anne) Lankford and Jeffrey Lynn (Brenda) Lankford, both of Cookeville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 2, at Central Church of Christ with Cody Boston officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at High Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 31, 2022