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Funeral Service

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
Wednesday January 26th, 2022

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Graveside Service

McMinn Memory Gardens
Wednesday January 26th, 2022

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Ama Deane Cordell

AMA DEANE CORDELL, age 88 of Athens passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 at her residence. A native and life long resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Emily Fillers Wallace. She was a beautician and owned Dean's Beauty Shop for over 50 years. She was a member of the Am Vets Women's Auxillary and was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Mendal Cordell (January 18, 2022); four children, Linda Hall, Constance E. Lingerfelt, James Lingerfelt and Deborah A. Sanders; two sisters, Virgie Paisley and Betty McDaniel.

Survivors, daughter and daughter-in-law, Kris Lingerfelt Bright and Nancy Palaima of Pensacola, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Bobbie Wallace of Athens; grandsons and spouses, Stephen and Hannah Cordell of Etowah, Cameron and Olivia Cordell of Athens, Jason and Heather Sanders of Athens; great-grandchildren, Hailey Sanders, Lexie Sanders, Jackson Sanders, Weston Cordell; great-great grandson, Grayson Sanders; long time family friend Tari Holmes of Jeffersonville, Indiana; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. Interment will follow at McMinn Memory Gardens. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbsfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Ama-Cordell

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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Our deepest condolences to Kris and Nancy and all their family. RIP Lots of love
The Routleys

Jacque Routley Jan 26 2022 4:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ama Cordell

Jacque routley Jan 26 2022 4:08 PM

We are sorry for your loss of your mom. She is at peace now and will always be with you. ❤
Steve & Cheryl Light

Cheryl Light Jan 26 2022 11:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ama Cordell

Lexie Sanders Jan 25 2022 6:57 PM

Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Karen Fillers Cash

Karen cash Jan 25 2022 4:10 PM

I am so sorry to lose my cousin. I have not seen her in a while but have many fond memories of growing up in Niota near her. My condolences to the family.

Carolyn Turner Jan 25 2022 1:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ama Cordell

Mary Tidwell Jan 24 2022 7:43 PM