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Emma Sue (Marlow) Bumgardner

November 1, 1943 ~ November 4, 2018 (age 75)

Emma Sue Bumgardner, age 75, of Lake City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 4, 2018 . Sue was born on November 1, 1943 in Lake City, Tennessee to the late James E. and Birdie Mae (Armstrong) Marlow.  Sue was a faithful member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church until her illness prevented her from attending.  Sue loved being surrounded by her family, friends and loved her dog "Buttons".  She often opened her home for social get togethers with singing and fellowship.  Sue enjoyed working in her flower garden, cooking, baking and was known to make the best chicken & dumplins in 3 counties.  

In addition to her parents, Sue is preceded in death by:

Husbands                                            of 20yrs George Brown

                                                            of 12yrs Bill Bumgardner

Children                                               Glenna Ruth Byrge

                                                            Michael Brown

Brothers                                               Arnold, Tom, Carl, JD, Charlie, Clyde, Eugene

Sisters                                                 Willa Mae, Gladys, LeOpal, Cloia

Son in Laws                                        Ronnie Gross, Butch Wilson


Children                                              Teresa Gross 

                                                           Brenda Wilson                       

                                                           Brian Brown and wife Sandra                                          

Daughter in Law                                 RoseAnn Brown

Grandchildren                                     Nathan and DJ Wilson

                                                           Hayley and Sarah Brown                                                                                            

                                                           Heather Phillips and Husband Brad

                                                           Krystine, Trysta and Abi Brown

Great Grandchildren                          Sierra and Sydnee Wilson 

                                                           Alyvia and Kayleigh Phillips 

                                                           Kaiden and Lacey Mozingo

Great Great Children                         Aubree Wilson

Special Friend                                   Tim Wilson

Special Friend and

Caregiver                                           Bertha Hawkins

Many other wonderful care givers

The family would like to express a special thanks to the Amedysis Hospice for all their special care.


Visitation:  6-8pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at the Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City, TN

Funeral Service:  8pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glen Marlow and Rev. Charlie Mac Marlow officiating.

Internment:  Friends and Family will meet Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10am to go in funeral procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery for a 10:30am graveside service.


You may also view Sue’s guestbook online at

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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