Obituary: Mary Lou Childress Osborne

Friday, October 23, 2009

Mary Lou Childress Osborne, 75, of Culleoka, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Columbia.

Mrs. Osborne was a native of Maury County. She was a homemaker and farmer, and a great cook.

She was a member of Campbell Station Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ella Howell Childress; husband, Robert Hazel Osborne; son, Freddie Osborne; and grandson, Marcus Osborne.

She is survived by her children, Thelma ( Larry) Boatright of Campbell Station, Arlene (Richie) Benefield of Culleoka, Lewis (Lisa) Osborne of Campbell Station, and Ted (Lori) Osborne of Lewisburg; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two special friends, Dot McMillan and Terri Roland.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Alexander officiating, followed by burial in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the funeral home.

The pallbearers will be Blake Osborne, Robbie Boatright, Jerad Osborne, Caleb Benefield, Hunter Osborne, Logan Osborne, Don Osborne and Mark Gonzonlez.

The honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Life Care Center of Columbia and members of Campbell Station Church of Christ.

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