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Obituary for Teresa Lynn Haslem

Teresa Lynn Haslem, age 55, of Clarksville passed away Monday, November 30, 2020.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ryes Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m at the funeral home.

Teresa entered this life on October 24, 1965 in Dickson, TN to the late Lacy “Tom” and Frances Christy Swaw. She spent many years catering for Margie’s Catering Service, and recently she drove an 18-wheeler truck. Teresa had a work ethic like no other. She loved Jesus, and had the best personality. She had never met a stranger. She was kind, gentle and giving and will be missed by so many.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Mike “Flea-Dog” Swaw and Linda Cobb. She is also preceded in death by her twin sister, Lisa Sutton.

Survivors include her children, Tera Haslem Wise, Tia Lancaster, Cannon Haslem, and Terri Haslem; loving companion, Douglas Richards; grandchildren, Cali Zahn, Kaylee Zahn, Myles Wise, Christian Lancaster, and Channing Lancaster; siblings, Ricky Swaw, Keith "Poochi" Swaw, Dale Swaw, Pam Auge, Joseph Swaw, and Hope Steeley; father of her children, Robert J. Haslem, and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Turtle Akins, Douglas Richards, Joseph Swaw, Dale Swaw, Phillip Swaw, and David Swaw.

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