Edith Exley

Edith Eloise Exley, age 90, of Turtletown, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 

Mrs. Exley was born in Cleveland, Tennessee, to the late Riley and Willie Mae Stepp. She had worked at the Savannah Inn and Country Club as a manager.

 She is survived by children, Frances (Ray Ennis) Vann, Robert (Maxine) Exley, Deborah Exley and Van Exley, all of Turtletown, Tennessee; brothers, J.D. (Audrey) Stepp of Florence, South Carolina, and Doyle (Lucille) Stepp of Charleston, South Carolina; sister, Betty Munn of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Amy (Jim) Poteet, Michelle (Shane) Brown, Ashley (Andrea) Exley, Jake Exley, Riley Crisp and Lauren Crisp; great-grandchildren, Avery Poteet, Edy Poteet, Hunter Brown and Caleb Exley, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 2 p.m. from the Akins of Copperhill Chapel with the Rev. Don Munn officiating. Music was by Jennifer Walker and Mark Brague. Gentlemen serving as pallbearers included: Robert Exley, Van Exley, Buster Exley, Chris Munn, Avery Poteet and Riley Crisp. Jake Exley served as an honorary escort. Interment followed in the Crestlawn cemetery. 

Condolences to the family may be sent online to akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill was in charge of the arrangements.

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