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Ailene (Tenpenny) Nichols

August 23, 1924 ~ October 30, 2022 (age 98) 98 Years Old


Ailene Tenpenny Nichols, 98, of Woodbury, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022 at her home in Woodbury. She was born in Cannon County.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy (James) Chancy of Woodbury; grandchildren, Stephen (Tammy)Taylor, Amy (Tom) Rhodelander, Cindy Hensley, Wendy (Charles Kilgore) Freeze, and Chris (Sharon) Thomas; sister, Earline (Harold) Duggin; and 14 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, B.A. Tenpenny and Quixie Alexander Tenpenny; husband, Carl H. Nichols; son, Carl Wayne Nichols; daughter, Margie Jennings; grandson Jake Taylor; and brother James Tenpenny.

A member of Sanders Fork Baptist Church, she was retired from Woodbury Funeral Home. She was a wonderful seamstress and loved to crochet .

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Marvin Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in the Reed Cemetery.

Visitation with her family will be from 10:00 AM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sanders Fork Baptist Church and Reed Cemetery.

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November 2, 2022

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Woodbury Funeral Home

Funeral Service
November 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Woodbury Funeral Home

Interment following funeral service
November 2, 2022

Reed Cemetery

Woodbury, TN 37190


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