Mary Maxine Exline

Born in Sparta, TN on April 12, 1943

Departed on January 6, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mrs. Mary Maxine Exline age 76, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Mrs. Exline was born in Sparta, TN, on April 12, 1943, the daughter of the late Pete Smith and Anna Lee Dodson Smith. She and her husband started Hendersonville Cruise In. and are honorary members of Sumner County Vintage Car Vehicle Club. Mrs. Exline worked many years as a supervisor with Senior Lab. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Exline was preceded in death by a grandson, Cory Elliott and five brothers, James, Tom, Paul, John, and Billy Smith.

Survivors include her husband, Lyle Merle Exline, to whom she was married on April 14, 1973; two daughters, Barbara Elliott and Denise Exline-Gregory; a son, Eddie (Dana) Exline; five grandchildren, Colby (Montana) Elliott, Jennifer Exline, Amber (Adam) Gettum, Nick Exline, and Cortney (Paul) McKnight; fifteen great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Smith; and two sisters, Anna Johnson and Helen (Buddy) West. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 2:00 P.M., Hendersonville Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

Gathering of Family & Friends will be Friday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

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7 Comments to Mary Maxine Exline

  1. Anita hunter
    January 8, 2020 11:52 am

    I just hope she knew how much I loved her. I always knew she was there for me. She was there helping alot of people especially in sickness she was loved by alot of people. She will be missed so much. She was a great aunt that was loved and will be missed

  2. Sue MCKINNEY Tabor
    January 8, 2020 3:41 pm

    Worked with Mary at Senior Lab. She was always such a sweet lady. Sorry to hear of her passing.
    Have fond memories of our time together.

  3. Judy Reasoner
    January 8, 2020 4:12 pm

    I worked with Mary at Senior Lab and had some good times together. She was a Special person and Always thought of others first. I will hold tightly the great memories that I treasure…So sorry to hear of her illness and passing. My prayers are with the Family at this time.

  4. June Frazor
    January 8, 2020 9:17 pm

    I worked with Mary at Senior Lab for 15 years. Good memories we all have of Mary. So sorry to hear of her passing.🙏

  5. Sue (Kilgore) Howard
    January 10, 2020 9:19 am

    Sorry to hear about Mary’s passing. We grew up next door together and was friends Bless her family

  6. Sue (Kilgore) Howard
    January 10, 2020 9:22 am

    Sorry to hear of Marry’s passing. We grew up next door together and we were friends. Bless her family at this time

  7. Delores hickerson
    March 14, 2020 10:41 am

    Mary and I worked together at sr. Lab for many years with many fond memories to cherish. She had a beautiful smile and a very sweet lady. Sorry to hear her passing — my prayers are with her family

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