Mary Frances Mashburn Bredwell, age 80, of Athens, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021, at Starr Regional of Athens.
She was a native of Madisonville and resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Enoch Abraham and Anna Elizabeth Hicks Mashburn. She was preceded in death by her husband of 19 years Charles Bredwell, infant sister Louise Mashburn and brothers Bill, Charlie, Louie, Hurdest and Kenneth Mashburn.
Mary was a member of Pond Hill Baptist Church and was formerly associated with NHC.
She is survived by
Daughters Teresa Kennedy and husband Ronnie of Niota, and Lisa Knox and Billy of Sweetwater;
Son Charles Terry Bredwell and wife Misty of Athens;
7 Grandchildren Dale Kennedy, Mendy Lunsford and husband Rodney, Joe Knox, Ryan Knox, Penny Hudson and husband Kevin, Stephanie Hammonds and husband John, and Kimberly Bredwell;
Sister Phyllis Moore and husband Charlie of Niota;
Brother Glen Mashburn and wife Annette of Niota;
Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be Sunday January 3 at 7 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Maddox officiating.
Graveside service will be 2:00 PM Monday January 4 in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Decatur.
Pallbearers will be Dale Kennedy, Kevin Hudson, Rodney Lunsford, Tracy Hall, Phillip Shelton and Goose Gosssett.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 3 from 5 until 7 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home.
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the requests that masks be worn during the visitation and funeral services.
The family would like to say special thanks to Amedysis Home Health Care for their compassion and concern.
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