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Cogar, Melva Leona Medley

Franklin County - Melva Leona Medley Cogar, age 83 of Tullahoma died Friday, April 24, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a native of Franklin County and the daughter of the late Nath and Lottie Hall Medley. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Lemmie Sheridan Cogar and a son Lother Sheridan Cogar.
Mrs. Cogar was a longtime member of Wesley Heights United Methodist Church, the Women's Club of Moore County, United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by daughters Karon Leona and Joyce Cogar; brothers Nath Medley, Jr and Roy Russell Medley all of Tullahoma; sisters Irene Duke of Albany, GA, Betty Hunt, Marie Ruby and Patricia Johnson all of Tullahoma; a grandson Brian Eric Cogar and 3 great grandchildren Brianne, Corrine and Zach; loving and constant companions Annabelle Lee and Snow Angel.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday night from 5:00 until 8:00 pm and funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday at Wesley Heights United Methodist Church with Rev. J.C. Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Walnut Grove Methodist Church Cemetery in Franklin County. Online condolences may be left for the family at


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