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Marilyn Adele Gaither, 90
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Mrs. Marilyn Adele Gaither, 90, of McMinnville died Thursday, June 14, at NHC Healthcare.

She was born July 17, 1927 in Grundy County, was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ at Bethany. Mrs. Gaither was preceded in death by parents Lawrence and Hessie Scott Walker, husband Leonard Gaither, and daughter Kathy Ann Gaither.

Survivors include her daughter Reba Gaither of McMinnville, granddaughter Tisha (David) Smith of Manchester, and great-grandchildren Damaris (Dru) Kaegi, Tristan Malone, and Alarik Smith.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. David Costello will officiate. Interment will follow at Centertown Cemetery. The Gaither family will receive friends Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 15, 2018