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Imogene Maclin, 101, 16 Apr 1862-29 Apr 1963

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Imogene Maclin, 101, 16 Apr 1862-29 Apr 1963

Posted: 932385600000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 993220988000
Surnames: Maclin, Brodnax, Riley, Dixon
States Graphic abstract, Friday, May 3, 1963: Miss Imogene Maclin, who was born at her grandmother's home in Fayette County, Tennessee, nine days after the Battle of Shiloh, died at 4:30 Sunday at her home at 875 Evergreen. She was 101.
Services were a 2:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Mason, Tenn. Burial was at Glenwood, formerly her father's plantation, in Haywood County. Gilliam F. Jones Funeral Home of Stanton, Tenn., was in charge.
When Miss Maclin celebrated her 100th birthday April 16, 1962, she received letters from President Kenneday, former Tennessee Gov. Buford Ellington and Mayor Henry Loeb (Memphis).
A member of one of West Tennessee's oldest families, she was a first cousin of the late George T. Broadnax, founder of the Memphis jewelry firm.
She was reared at Glenwood and attended school at Covington, Tenn. She kept house at Glenwood for more than 50 years before moving to Memphis in 1943.
Mis Maclin known as "Big Sister" to her family, taught Sunday school at the church in Mason for many years. At the time of her death, she was living with her niece, Miss Mary Wilkins Riley.
A heart ailment in recent years curtailed her activitie. She outlived her seven younger sisters.
She leaves 12 nieces and nephews, 27 great-nieces and nephews; and 27 great-great nieces and nephews. Lancelot Maclin, Maclin Riley of Stanton and Mrs. Robert Dixon are among her relatives.

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