April 3, 1925 - September 30, 2016
HAMES, Minnie Lou. Age 91, of Shelbyville, died September 30, 2016 at her home in Shelbyville. Born April 3, 1925 in Maury County, Tennessee, Minnie Lou was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 56 years, Richard H. Hames; her father, Thomas Ira Harmon; stepmother, Florence Harmon; mother, Veva Miller Harmon; son, Michael Lee Hames; brothers, Austin, Odell, Parks and Francis Ira (Buddy) Harmon, sisters, Wilma (Harmon) Salmon; and stepbrother, Ashley Gordon. She is survived by one sister, Nancy (Harmon) Scharber of Winchester; two children: Donna Lou Hames (Tony) Philpott of Shelbyville and Sherry Len Hames of Nashville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Santha (Philpott) Cartwright of Shelbyville, Eric Philpott of Nashville, Sabrina Philpott of Murfreesboro, and Lucas Hames of Nashville; and three great-grandchildren, Ashlen and Elijah Lee Cartwright of Shelbyville; and Sophia (Philpott) Veach of Mufreesboro. Minnie Lou was an independent woman who was an example of strength and determination to her family. She was an excellent homemaker who excelled in sewing, cooking, and gardening. Minnie Lou was a member of the Bedford County Historical Society and the Bedford County Arts Council. She was also a member of VFW Auxiliary 5010 and an associate member of Telephone Pioneers of America. Minnie Lou was a parishioner of St. William Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016, at St. William Catholic Church, South Brittain Street, Shelbyville, TN. Father Louis E. Rojas, Celebrant. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass on October 3, at St. William Church. Interment at Willow Mount Cemetery, Shelbyville, TN following Mass. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.
HAMES, Minnie Lou. Age 91, of Shelbyville, died September 30, 2016 at her home in Shelbyville. Born April 3, 1925 in Maury County, Tennessee, Minnie Lou was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 56 years, Richard H. Hames; her father,... View Obituary & Service Information
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