Marion Delle Carter Gordon

Monday, August 14, 2017

Marion Delle Carter Gordon was born April 9, 1943, in Lewisburg, TN and departed this life on Aug. 10, 2017. She was the daughter of the late William Marion Carter and the late Melba Musgrave Culbertson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Candace Dee Daniel Sumrall; two sons, Joseph Tyree Gordon III, Sterling Lancaster Gordon; and a brother, James Robert Carter, Sr.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Tyree Gordon Jr.; two brothers, Thomas Andrew (Martha) Carter, Sr., William Musgrave (Patsy) Derryberry, Sr.; and five grandchildren, Joseph Tyree Gordon IV, Sterling Chase Holgate Gordon, Joseph Bryce Holgate Gordon, Marion Gray Sumrall, and Megan Olivia Melba Sumrall.

Mrs. Gordon was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Visitation is planned with the family on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Farmington Church of Christ with a Memorial Service to follow immediately after the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, 220 Great Circle Rd. #134, Nashville, TN 37228.

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Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with the arrangements.