• Terrijean Eatherly Crowell

    Visitation for Mrs. Crowell will be Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon and Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 from noon until 2 p.m. at Lebanon First United Methodist Church. A service will follow at 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bill Waters, Fred Adams, Joe Adams, George Kehler, Eric Crowell and Ethan Crowell.

    Mrs. Crowell passed away peacefully at her home Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 at age 88 after a short illness.

    Terrijean is preceded in death by her parents, Terry H. and Frances Johnson Eatherly; her sisters, Mary Porter Waters, Rachel Kehler, Timothy Dail; her husband, Gentry Crowell; and her daughter-in-law, Nanette Crowell.

    She is survived by her children, Melissa Anne Crowell (Walter) Law, Brooks Eatherly Crowell, Christopher Gentry (Amanda) Crowell; grandchildren, Eric Brooks Crowell, Rachel Law (Tim) Scarbrough, Martha Eatherly (Ana) Law, Maggie Rose Crowell, Ethan Gentry Crowell; and great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Grace Scarbrough, as well as many nieces and nephews.

    Terrijean was the daughter of Terry H. Eatherly who was instrumental in the formation of the Middle Tennessee Electric Cooperative and a leader in the community. She graduated from Lebanon High School and Virginia Intermont College. She was married to Gentry Crowell who served in the state legislature and was secretary of the state of Tennessee from 1977-89. She was active and served in leadership roles at Lebanon First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Fellowship Sunday school class and Ruth Group and a chancel choir member for more than 50 years. Terrijean was also a long-time member of the Christian Women’s Club, Village Women’s Club, Friends of the Library and the board of the Cumberland Mental Health Center. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a lifelong follower of Jesus Christ, her Savior.

    In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be made to Lebanon First United Methodist Church.

    Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-2142, ligonbobo.com.

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