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Wilma M. German

May 22, 1937 — December 25, 2023

Whiteville, TN

 

Church services for Wilma M. German, 86, of Whiteville, are 2 pm, Thursday, December 28, 2023, at Bethlehem Baptist Church near Whiteville with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12 Noon at the church.

Mrs. German departed this life on Monday, December 25, 2023, at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville.

A native of the Vildo community near Whiteville, she lived most all her life in Hardeman County.  Her parents were the late Clarence Elmer Rodgers and Bessie Lee Sanders Rodgers.  On December 15, 1956, she was married Mr. Charles William German and their union endured until his passing on September 6, 2017, following 60 years of marriage.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Webb and Judith Ann Rodgers Emerson; and a brother, John Thomas Rodgers.

She was a life-long member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church and retired from Garner Automotive in Whiteville after 28 years of service.  In her leisure time, Mrs. German enjoyed gospel music, reading her Bible and tending her garden.

She leaves a daughter, Patricia Morris (Terry) of Whiteville and, a son, David German (Karen), also of Whiteville; three grandchildren, Savannah Patterson (Michael), Emily Fuller (Chris) and Christina German; and three great-grandchildren, Rose Clayborne, Rhett German and Michaela Patterson.

Memorials may be sent to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 4925 Newsom Rd, Whiteville, TN 38075.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, December 28, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

3:15 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Whiteville, TN

4925 Newsom Rd, Whiteville, TN 38075

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