SAMMIE GAY “Dinky” PRICE, 88
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000178 EndHTML:0000003115 StartFragment:0000002359 EndFragment:0000003079 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/computer/Desktop/obitsw:pics/price.doc SAMMIE GAY “Dinky” PRICE, better known as Dinky, age 88 of Lafayette, Tennessee, passed away peacefully, May 29, 2010 at Alive Hospice of St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services for Sammie Gay “Dinky” Price were conducted Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 1 p.m. from the Lafayette First Baptist Church with Dr. Steve Nelson officiating. The Deacons of Lafayette First Baptist Church served as Honorary Pallbearers. Ryan Boggess, Jacob Boggess, Ron Dooley, Lanny Newberry, Craig Linhoss, and Sam Reid served as Active Pallbearers. Interment followed in the Anderson’s & Son Memorial Park.
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She was born in Macon County, Tennessee on April 7, 1922 to the late Sam Alexander Cothron, Jr. and Geneva Holland Cothron.
She was married to Allison B. Price on October 25, 1945, sharing almost sixty-one wonderful years together and raising three children; Allison preceded her in death in October of 2006. Besides her husband and parents; three sisters, Jane Witcher, Anna Faye Reid, and Nanella Ferne Hix, also preceded her in death.
Dinky served the public as a teller for Citizen’s Bank for over twenty-five years. She enjoyed taking care of her home, collecting antiques, and working in her flower gardens. Dinky was a loving and caring mother and grandmother; being around her family brought her great joy.
She was a charter member of the Lafayette First Baptist Church. Dinky will be greatly missed by her loving family and all who knew her.
She is survived by; daughters, Shanna Ledbetter of Jeffersonville, IN, and Allison Gay Lendermon and Husband Benny of Memphis, TN, son, Danny Price and Wife Deanie of Murfreesboro, TN, grandchildren, Carla Price Simpson and Husband Steve of Nashville, TN, Beth Lendermon of Baltimore, Katie Lendermon of Nashville, TN, and
Toni Boggess-King of Memphis, IN, 3 great-grandsons, 1 great-great-granddaughter; also survive