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Shirley Hayes Thomas

January 13, 1943 — July 26, 2023

Shirley Belle Thomas, age 80, formerly of Palmyra, TN passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

Celebration of Life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 22023 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Romine officiating.

Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery in Palmyra, TN.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Shirley entered this life on January 13, 1943 in Montgomery County, TN to the late Ernest and Laura Belle Baggett Hayes. She was a retired secretary and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Shirley was the proud owner of Thomas Tangibles and enjoyed selling her arts and crafts.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Thomas; siblings, Earl Hayes, Sr., John Benjamin Hayes, Van Odell Hayes, Thelma Marshall, and Geneva Faye Hayes.

Survivors include her brothers, Harold, Cecil, and Phillip Hayes; sister, Dorothy Hayes Niemann, and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Hayes, David Hembree, Jimmy Hayes, Earl Hayes, Jr., and Roger Baggett.

Memorial donations may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church, 1450 Hwy 13, Cunningham, TN 37052.

Online condolences may be made at www.NaveFuneralHomes.com



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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, July 28, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home

1209 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040

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Second Visitation

Saturday, July 29, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home

1209 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040

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Service

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home

1209 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040

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Interment

Smith Cemetery

, Big Rock, TN 37023

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