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Hale Van Meter, Evelyn Daniel -

Moore County - Evelyn Daniel Hale Van Meter, age 83, of the Raus Community in Bedford County, passed away Monday, November 9, 2009, at Harton Regional Medical Center. She was born March 8, 1926 in Moore County, Tennessee to the late Finis Andrew and Ethel Sells Daniel. Evelyn graduated from Moore County High School. She was employed at Camp Forrest during World War II, Oak Ridge Facility when it was being built, Appalachian Tanning Company, and retired from Arnold Engineering Development Center as a Certified Professional Secretary. In later years, she became an avid reader and loved her church and her family. She was a member of the Wilson Avenue Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Carlton Rudolph Hale and William Marshall Van Meter and a son, H. Clay Hale. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Belcher, and two brothers, Dillard and Douglas Daniel. Evelyn is survived by her children; Sandy (Norris) Brewer of Ormond Beach, Fl., John (Marsha) Hale of Lynchburg, TN., Beth (Mike) Northcutt and Jeff (Dixie) Hale, all of Tullahoma; four grandchildren Joseph and Kelly Northcutt and Cody and Morgan Hale; a sister, Rayma (Milton) Reese of Tullahoma and a brother, Winford (Barbara) Daniel of Murfreesboro, special sisters-in-law, Ilene Moss, Ruth Daniel, and Beverly Daniel and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 pm, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, November 12, 2009 at the Wilson Avenue Church of Christ with Brothers Pat Allison, Randy Davis, and John Payne officiating. Interment will follow at the Bomar Cemetery in Bedford County. The family suggests that memorials be made to the Lannom Memorial Library, 312 N. Collins Street, Tullahoma, TN. 37388, or the library of your choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at


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