Obituaries

Gene Johnson
B: 1940-11-15
D: 2019-01-15
View Details
Johnson, Gene
Jimmie Gregg
B: 1944-06-08
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Gregg, Jimmie
Evin Howard
B: 1934-03-11
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Howard, Evin
Sigmund Mendel
B: 1943-05-02
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Mendel, Sigmund
Eileen Calvert
B: 1935-08-14
D: 2019-01-05
View Details
Calvert, Eileen
James Edmonds
B: 1951-04-25
D: 2018-12-29
View Details
Edmonds, James
Judy McCormick
B: 1943-08-15
D: 2018-12-28
View Details
McCormick, Judy
John Rollins
B: 1933-01-24
D: 2018-12-23
View Details
Rollins, John
Shelia Richardson
B: 1966-02-10
D: 2018-12-22
View Details
Richardson, Shelia
Kathy Neu
B: 1963-04-22
D: 2018-12-17
View Details
Neu, Kathy
Kelly Cash
B: 1968-12-11
D: 2018-12-16
View Details
Cash, Kelly
Jerry Billings
B: 1953-04-09
D: 2018-12-13
View Details
Billings, Jerry
Margaret Brandt
B: 1939-08-23
D: 2018-12-13
View Details
Brandt, Margaret
William Spainhower
B: 1931-05-17
D: 2018-12-10
View Details
Spainhower, William
Walter "Tommy" Leftwich
B: 1944-03-05
D: 2018-12-06
View Details
Leftwich, Walter "Tommy"
Patricia Brady
B: 1943-12-15
D: 2018-12-06
View Details
Brady, Patricia
Ervin Pike
B: 1938-07-11
D: 2018-12-04
View Details
Pike, Ervin
William Tabers
B: 1929-02-24
D: 2018-12-02
View Details
Tabers, William
William Ray
B: 1956-08-20
D: 2018-11-29
View Details
Ray, William
Sharlyn Bumbalough
B: 1946-07-26
D: 2018-11-29
View Details
Bumbalough, Sharlyn
Billy Knowles
B: 1989-12-06
D: 2018-11-28
View Details
Knowles, Billy

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1786 Smithville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-8549
Fax: (931) 738-8553

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Martha Templeton can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Martha Elizabeth Templeton (Glenn)

Martha Elizabeth  Templeton (Glenn)
Martha Elizabeth Glenn Templeton, 88, of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018, at her residence.

Born Friday, October 25, 1929, in Sparta, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Vance Glenn and the late Eunice Sparks Glenn.

Mrs. Martha worked in the local banking industry for 34 years. She was an active member of the American Cancer Society, where she served as Treasurer for many years. She was also a member of the Better Business Bureau of Professional Women and the Renaissance Club. She was active in the White County Farm Bureau Women's Committee, where she served as Women's Chair for several years. She was also involved in the local March of Dimes, and she participated in the Central View Community Club. She attended the Quebeck Church of Christ.

Martha not only had a passion for each of the causes and clubs she served; she also carried this devotion to her hobbies and interests. She loved attending auctions on a hunt for antiques and glassware with knowledge about worth and an eye for detail. Martha brought this uncontainable spirit to White County High School Basketball games, attending each home game and cheering on her team. No matter where she went, Martha brought her enthusiastic zeal for life with her. Her fervor for life was first and foremost felt by her family and friends, and she always made sure everyone knew her love and devotion for them.

Surviving are daughter, Janan Wallace (Jerry) of Sparta; son, Quinn Templeton (Joy) of Quebeck; granddaughter Kendra Wallace of Ashland City; granddaughter Megan Templeton of Rock Island; grandson Joshua Templeton of Quebeck; granddaughter Maria Templeton of Quebeck; sister, Florence St. Thomas of Charlotte, North Carolina; and special friend Gladys Garrell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Clifford Templeton; sister, Ellen Officer; brother, Linze Arnold Glenn, and an infant brother.

Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Don Shuster and Robert Burton officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4pm until 8pm on Friday, March 23, 2018, and Saturday from 10am until 2pm at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com

To send flowers to the family of Martha Elizabeth Templeton (Glenn), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories