Shirley LeeAnn Cavness, 78, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.
Born Wednesday, March 12, 1941 in Henderson County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Robert Allen Medlin and the late Elsie Hart Medlin. Mrs. Cavness was a retired group home manager and member of The Gathering Place.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cavness will be held at 12:30 PM on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Dan Tilly. Interment will follow in Church Grove Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Friday from 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.
She is survived by two sons, Rob Carlton (Gail) of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Larry Baker (Phyllis) of Fowlkes, Tennessee; two daughters, Cindy Adcock (Bobby) of Newbern, Tennessee and Sandra Jones (Wayne) of Ripley, Tennessee.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wildon Medlin and Robert Joy Medlin and one sister, Diane Edwards.
Pallbearers will be Randall Beaver, Sam Johnson, Larry Baker and Russell Smith.
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