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Marinell Ross Waggoner

July 6, 1925 — June 21, 2018

Marinell Ross Waggoner completed her journey on earth on June 21, 2018 at Blount Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Marinell was born July 6, 1925 to Nell Bell Ross and Lanty Marion Ross in Greene County, Tennessee. She graduated from Maryville College and completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University making her the first woman attorney in Blount County. After setting up her practice of law in Maryville she met A. B. Waggoner, Jr. whom she would marry. She would later become involved in Waggoners Insurance Agency. Marinell was for most of her adult life an active speaker for conservative causes and then a Sunday School and womens Bible teacher for Circle 1 at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nell Bell Ross and Lanty Marion Ross; sister, Betty Ruth Ross; A. B. Waggoner, Jr. and nephew, James Marvin Lindley. She is survived by her children, Andrew B. Waggoner, III and wife Cynthia Hamil Waggoner; daughter, Nell B. Waggoner; special Japanese daughter, Hiroko Shoji; sister, Margaret Ross Lindley of Johnson City, TN and many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. The family wishes to thank and include as family Barbara Gourley her caregiver and friend during these past almost 10 years. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev Lanty Ross Lindley officiating. The interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Mission Fund at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, TN.

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCammon Ammons Click Funeral Home

220 West Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37801

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

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McCammon Ammons Click Funeral Home

220 West Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37801

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

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