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Evelyn Simmons Shockley, 95
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Smyrna resident (long-time Van Buren County resident) and Bledsoe County native Evelyn Simmons Shockley, age 95, was born Sept. 21, 1915 and died July 28 at Alive Hospice in Nashville following an extended illness. A retired teacher with Van Buren County School System and member of First Baptist Church in LaVergne, she was the daughter of the late Fred Milton and Ida Jane Swallows Simmons. Mrs. Shockley was a charter member of Mt.