Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Nell Smallwood Flatt, 82, of
Baxter, TN, will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, August 16,
2016, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Young Cemetery in the
Center Grove community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 P.M. to 9
P.M., and on Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at her
She was born May 11, 1934, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Jonah R. Smallwood and A.V. Smallwood. On January 30,
1956, she was married to the late Earl Lee Flatt, who passed
away March 11, 2001. She was a retired factory employee, and
a member of the Center Grove Church of Christ.
She was a mother figure to many young people through the
years, impacting them with her love. Her guidance and wisdom
will continue to bless all who knew her. Aunt Nell will be dearly
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Daughter: Juanita Smallwood; 1 Brother: James
Smallwood; and 2 Sisters: Joy Ann Smallwood and Jerline
Survivors include 1 Brother: Roy (Betty) Smallwood of
Gainesboro, TN; and 3 Sisters: Anna (Roy) Flatt, Nell Haney,
and Linda (Royce) Jenkins, all of Gainesboro, TN. Several
nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
India Mission Fund by contacting the funeral home.
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