Eleanor Hemming

    Eleanor Allen Hemming, 84, of Farner, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in a Polk County, Tenn., care facility.
    Eleanor was a native of Cherokee County, but lived most of her life in Farner, Tenn.
    She worked at Coats America for 15 years.
    Eleanor was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Martha Chapter No. 246, and Turtletown Baptist Church.
    She loved bluegrass music, played the guitar and played with Coker Creek Grass.
    She was the daughter of the late Gilbert Oscar and Martha Powell Hickey, and wife of the late J.D. Allen, who died April 21, 1986, and James W. Hemming, who died May 14, 2018.
    Surviving are several stepsisters and brothers, and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, with the Revs. Ray Harper and Luke Hall officiating.
    Interment was in River Hill Cemetery. Nephews served as pallbearers, and nieces served as honorary pallbearers.
    The family received friends from noon-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, prior to the services.
    The family requests memorial be made in memory of Eleanor Allen Hemming to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, was in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com.

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