Robert Ellis Liggett

Friday, October 19, 2012

Robert Ellis Liggett, age 87 of Smyrna, Tenn., passed away at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

Born in Birmingham, Ala., he lived most of his life in Lewisburg and Smyrna. He was the son of the late Ernest C. Liggett and Ethel Ellis Liggett. He was a factory worker. In addition to his parents, his wife Marvolyn Ann Liggett preceded him in death in 2011.

He is survived by one daughter Deborah (Jerry) Mealer of Murfreesboro, one son Ray Liggett of Nashville, three grandchildren Amanda Peck, Rebecca Smeltzer and Jeremy Mealer and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Liggett will be Saturday, October 20th, 2012 from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home at 1:00 P.M. Visitation will begin at 11:00 A.M. Saturday until the funeral hour. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Alzheimer's Association, 201 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

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