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Gainell Rich Bevis

September 12, 1951 — June 4, 2023

Waynesboro, TN

 

Gainell " Maw B" Rich Bevis was born September 12, 1951 in Cypress Inn, TN the daughter of the late Gaynes T. and Clora Belle Berry Rich. She was united in marriage to Ernest Bevis on September 19, 1973, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2013. Gainell retired from NHC Place in Coolsprings where she worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She also worked jobs with home health at Gericare and Elk Valley, she was the former owner of Pop's BBQ, and presently co-owner of TGR Printing. Gainell was a member of Waynesboro First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, TN. Gainell departed this life on June 4, 2023 in Collinwood, TN, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, at the age of 71 years, 8 months, and 24 days.

She is survived by sons, Richie Bevis (Nikki James) of Waynesboro, and Ernie Bevis (Brenda) of Linden; daughters, Cherry Haddock (Jamey) of Collinwood, and Stacey Keeton (Larry) of Waynesboro; sisters, Joann Statom (Ralph) of Collinwood, Rosena Phillips (Ray) of Florence, AL, and Teresa Evans (Dwight) of Waynesboro; sister-in-law, Rosanne Rich of Waynesboro; grandchildren, Belle Robinson, John Eley Robinson, Kellan Haddock, Alex Haddock, Nathan Haddock (Bailey), Adam Haddock, Hanna Bevis, Brooks Bevis, Bryson James, Kodi Groves (Jenny), Jessica Groves, and Maranda McWilliams (Blake); great grandchildren, Lexi Groves, Lainey Bradley, Adrieanna Williams, and Treyger Haddock; a host of nieces and nephews that loved her dearly, an abundance of special cousins, and an uncle, Norman Rich (Delores) of Muscle Shoals, AL.

In addition to her husband and parents, Gainell was preceded in death by brothers, Paul Ernest Rich and Gaynes H. "Shorty" Rich and sister-in-law, Betty Rich.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Friday, June 9, 2023 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm service time at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN.

Funeral services will be held on June 9, 2023, at 1:00 pm at Shackelford Funeral Directors at Waynesboro in Waynesboro, TN, with Greg Eaton and Michael Statom officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens in Collinwood, TN.

Pallbearers will be, Michael Statom, Mark Statom, Chip Phillips, Greg Martin, Jason Brewer, and Colby McCrory.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to the Butterfly Foundation or the Janet J. Smith Foundation.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 8, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Visitation

Friday, June 9, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 9, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Burial

Friday, June 9, 2023

Memorial Gardens of Wayne County - Collinwood

993 TN-13, Collinwood, TN 38450

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