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Theresa Suzzanne Ortiz, 63
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Mrs. Theresa Suzzanne Ortiz, 63, of McMinnville died Monday, July 1, at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville. 

She was born Feb. 26, 1956, in Syracuse, N.Y., and was a former factory worker. She was preceded in death by parents Bernard and Ethel Carlin and sister Cathy Carlin.

Survivors include her husband Luis A. Ortiz, children Luis A. Ortiz Jr. and Melissa Carlin, grandchildren Dezzy, Alicia, Jay, Jessy, Jeramiah, Jaden, Alexi, and Derick, great-grandchildren Jordan, Aspen, and Alex Jr., siblings Laura Carlin, Anna Richards, Timothy Carlin, and Chris Carlin.

Per her request, Mrs. Ortiz will be cremated and no immediate services are planned at this time. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 7, 2019