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Essie Lena Bouldin, 96
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Essie Lena Bouldin, 96 of McMinnville died Sunday, Jan. 29, at NHC HealthCare in McMinnville.
She was born Monday, Sept. 13, 1920 in McMinnville and was the daughter of the late Lon Malone and Florence Childeress Malone.
 Essie is survived by two grandchildren, Sherry Jane Todd, and Lonnie Steven Clemons; four great-grandchildren, Shawn Clemons, Gregory Todd, Skyler Clemons, Gabriel Clemons; two great-great grandchildren, Samantha Clemons and Hailey Clemons; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
 In addition to her parents, Essie was preceded in death by her husband, Ramond “Wendy” Bouldin; son Lonnie and his wife, Christine Clemons; two sisters, Ruby Curtis and Gladys George and two brothers, E.C. “Mac” Malone, and Claud Malone.
 Funeral service was held Wednesday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home with Pokie George officiating. Interment followed at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. Online condolences may be made at
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.