Marie "Rete" Tinnon

Born on November 9, 1921

Departed on April 30, 2012 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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TINNON, Marie Carnahan Newlin, ("Rete"), age 90, passed away peacefully into the Lord's hands on April 30, 2012. Preceded in death by parents, John H. and Hattie B. Carnahan, husbands, George Marshall Newlin, Frank R, Tinnon, and stepson, Bobby Tinnon. Survived by sister, Nancy Carnahan Jenkins and brother-in-law Glenn Jenkins. Nephews, Cary B. (Lee) Galbreath, Bryan (Robin) Jenkins. Nieces, Tammy G. (Neil) Peace, Emily G. (Curt) Campbell, Kelly (Mark) Klassen, Great Nephews and Nieces, Cory (Kelsey) Peace, Jordan Peace, Elise, Sarah and Brandon Galbreath, John Marlin and McKay Campbell, Michael, Robert and Zachary Klassen, Ashley, Evan and Tresia Jenkins. daughter-in-law, Prissy B. Tinnon, Step-granddaughter, Mandi (Eric) Fruechtemeyer, Step-great granddaughter, Ella Brown Fruechtemeyer. Marie was educated at Old Center Elementary and Goodlettsville High School, class of 1939 where she played basketball. After graduating from Watkins Institute, she served as administrative assistant for Washington Manufacturing Co. for 43 ᄑ years. After retirement, she volunteered as Executive Director of the Goodlettsville Chamber of Commerce for 6 years cherishing each minute working in her hometown she loved dearly for 90 years. The Marie C. Tinnon Community Service award is awarded each year in her honor at the annual chamber banquet. Special thanks to all at Vanco Manor Nursing Home for their loving care. Visitation will be from 11-2 Thursday, May 3, Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville with a graveside service at 3:00 pm at Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and great nephews. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her honor to Men of Valor Prison Ministry, c/o David Pitzer, CPA, 118 Two Mile Pike, Goodlettsville, TN 37072.

3 Comments to Marie "Rete" Tinnon

  1. maureen
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Miss you – think about you all the time. God Bless.

  2. Mona
    April 12, 2005 12:00 am

    Ms. Mari was a great lady. I am glad I had the opertunity to get to know her. She always had a great knack for style.


  3. Robin, Bryan, Ashley, Evan, and Tresia Jenkins
    January 12, 2005 12:00 am

    We will miss you Rete.

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