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Lula Mae "Dude" Hedge Oliphant

January 15, 1929 — January 13, 2016

Mrs. Lula Mae "Dude" Hedge Oliphant, age 86, of McEwen, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at her home, with her loving family at her side. Mrs. Oliphant was born January 15, 1929, in McEwen, TN, to Walter Lee and Edna Earl Tittle Hedge. She was married to Ernest Dee Oliphant. She was a homemaker and had lived in McEwen all of her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was a wonderful cook and she enjoyed sewing and watching television. She never met a stranger and invited every visitor into her home and tried to feed each one who stopped by. She enjoyed her pet dogs, flowers, and watching the birds and wildlife from her porch. "Granny Dude" will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, January 16, 2016, from 9 a.m. until funeral service time at 2 p.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in McEwen. Bro. Joe James of Smyrna, TN, and Jake Beard of Dickson, TN, will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Bethpage Cemetery in McEwen, TN. Active pallbearers will be David Seller, Scott Seller, Josh Oliphant, Jake Beard, Chris Beard, IV, and Bobby Joe Beard. Honorary pallbearers will be Lesli Gibson, Dawoyn Pace, all great grandchildren and her great-great granddaughter. Survivors include:4 Children: Donna "Tootie" Ramsey (Danny), New Johnsonville, TNJames W. "Man" Oliphant (Rita), McEwen, TNJanice L. Oliphant, McEwen, TNBonnie Beard (Art), McEwen, TN8 Grandchildren: David Seller (Buffy), Scott Seller (Kayla), Dawoyn Pace, Lesli Gibson (James), Josh Oliphant (Marlaina), Jacob Beard, Chris Beard, IV, and Bobby Joe Beard (Jennifer)13 Great Grandchildren: Aimee Seller, Kindra Gregory Seller (Michael Warren), Dixie Green, Zoey Mae Seller, Kayla Page, Kyle Pace, Giavanna Oliphant, Katie Ann Oliphant, Cameron Gibson, Christopher Beard, V, Rhiannon Beard, Seth Beard, and Morgan Beard1 Great-Great Granddaughter: Jaylen Brileigh LittleMany Loving Nieces and NephewsBeloved Pet Dog: Gracie 2 Preceded in death by:Husband: Ernest OliphantParents: Walter and Edna Tittle Hedge5 Brothers: Hubert Hedge, Cleo Hedge, LeVaughn "Vonnie" Hedge, Thomas Donald "Bill" Hedge, and James Walter "Tippy" Hedge3 Sisters: Mattie Needham, Mary Dee Rachford Schrock, and Bertha Adell "Betsy" SmithHer Beloved Pet Dog: Gracie 1LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME9279 Hwy. 70 EastMcEwen, TN 37101Telephone 931-582-6271Obituary Line 931-296-3500
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