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Mary Osment, 91
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Mary Osment, 91, a Rock Island resident and Lincoln County native, was born Jan. 8, 1928 and passed away June 26 at NHC Healthcare of McMinnville following an extended illness.

She was a homemaker, member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and daughter of the late George Presley and Lena Mae Jones Fowler. Mrs. Osment was married May 23, 1959 to Nelson Gray “Smiley” Osment, who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sister Evelyn Kennedy and brothers James Fowler, Glendon Fowler, Billy Fowler and William Fowler.

Survivors include sister Virginia Green of Fayetteville, three sisters-in-law, Louise Fowler of Tullahoma, Shirley Fowler of Estill Springs, and Jessie Williamson of Fayetteville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, at High’s Chapel with Dennis Clark to officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 28, 2019