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Tate, Marliana "Marli" Noel -

Marliana "Marli" Noel Tate

Tullahoma - Marliana Noel Tate age 12 of Tullahoma, TN passed away on September 9, 2019. Marli was a student at East Middle School.

She is survived by her parents, Brandon W. Tate of Tullahoma and Lindsey George of Shelbyville. Maternal grandparents are Dena George of Shelbyville and Johnny George of Manchester. Paternal grandparents are Robert A Tate of Tullahoma one Kimberly Tate of Manchester. Great grandparents are Roma and Mickey Deal and Teddy & Caroline Steele of Winchester and Delores Pope of Birmingham, AL. Marli is also survived by many other relatives aunts and uncles, cousins, and countless loving friends and neighbors. Marli was a generous and loving free spirit who will continue to give to others as an organ donor. She will forever be our bright and shining star.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Tullahoma Funeral Home.


Jeanne Warren says:

Sending lots of prayers for this family. My grand daughter went to school with this angel and she is heart broken. Prayers for the family and friends of Marli

Christy Allen says:

Marli was my student for 3 years. I loved her spunky personality and unique fashion. Her smile lit up a room. I loved her and will never forget the impact she made on my life.

Tiffany and Matthew Shelton says:

This sweet girl was a friend to my son and a joy to have in my home when she would visit. She will be missed always. She had a beautiful singing voice, and her artsy clothes always made me smile. Rest well sweetheart.

Wesley Shelton says:

Marli was a good friend to me and I am so so sad that she is gone and that I cannot see her one last time to tell her goodbye

Wesley says:

Rest In Peace marli

Krystal Carpenter says:

I am so sorry that your family is going through such an incredible loss. I am holding your family in the light in hopes that you find peace.

Tammy Cunningham says:

Marli was a student at Bel-Aire. She always had a smile on her face. She was spunky, caring and funny. She had a flair for fashion. Fly high sweet girl you will be greatly missed.

Pat Gaddis says:

Brandon I'm so sorry. There are no words for such a devastating loss. Prayers and hugs.

The Stewart family says:

I am so sorry for your loss mari was a blessing. She was always smiling when she came to play with Ethan . We are going to miss her fly High sweet girl . You are in my thoughts and prayers Mr Tate .

Ethan Springer says:

I am so sorry for your loss 😢 I know how it feels to loose a family member she was my bestest friend ever I have never had any friends that are better of a friend of mine. I am sorry marley I am going to miss you so much.

Joline Wiseman (Ivy Williams mother) says:

Marli was such a sweet, fun loving young lady. My family and I had the pleasure of knowing her because of a friendship that grew between her and my daughter Ivy. I am truly sorry to hear of this devastating loss. She will be greatly missed by those who knew her.

Stephanie Petty says:

I had the privilege of teaching Marli during her years at Bel-Aire. She had the biggest, most beautiful smile and carefree spirit. I never knew what kind of “high heels” she would have on or what kind of story she had to tell me. She could always bring a smile to my face or make me laugh. Sending lots of prayers! God bless!

Sharon Sutherland says:

Brandon I'm so sorry to hear about Marli. I know she will be missed by all. You will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

April Norris says:

My heart is broken for you all. I will never forget Marli. Her Smile and outgoing personality set her apart from others. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am glad to have many memories with her. Know that she will not be forgotten.

DeShannon Moore says:

Marli was a ray of sunshine every day. She had a beautiful heart that matched her outer beauty. She will be missed greatly. We were blessed to have her in our lives. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends who have known and loved her.

Sheila Thornton says:

I don’t know this family but live across E Grizzard from them. My heart goes out for the family during this time. Marli was ushered into heaven by the Angels into Heaven. She went through the Gates of Pearls to be with her maker. My prayers for the Family that God will give you comfort and peace during this time and days to come.

Michelle Cantrell says:

My heart breaks to hear this about that sweet girl. Marli was my art student at Bel-Aire School and I always remember her smiling & happy. Marli always did her best and was there for others if they needed help. She strived to please. I loved her vivid imagination & funny stories. Having that beautiful child in my room was such a joy and pleasure. Prayers and peace to you & your family through this difficult time and please know that she was loved by everyone that knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Donna Rhoton, Retired Principal says:

I remember Marli as a precious little Bel-Aire Bee, probably around first grade. Those bright eyes and smile could really make my day! Praying God will wrap His loving arms around the family during this sad time. May your sweet memories bring you comfort in days to come. I know she will be missed.

Lisa Winton says:

Brandon, Please know you are in my prayers. Marli was such a joy and I always loved seeing her big beautiful smile.

Amber Miller says:

I called Marli my little flower child because of her free spirit and the joy she radiated outward every time she was in your presence. I always teased her saying she was going to have to let me borrow her outfits! She was beautiful inside and out. She had a smile that would truly light up the room and when she left the room, you couldn’t help but have a smile on your face,too. She just bubbled over with life. My heart goes out to her family and her friends. I know you are hurting. I encourage us all to take the quality you loved the most about her and embody it in your thoughts and actions. That way a small part of her lives on in each of us.

Karen & Dawn Chandler says:

May your beautiful memories sustain and bring comfort to you during this difficult season. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our prayers are with you during this time. May your memories of Marli and the love of your family surround you and give you strength and peace in the days ahead.

Tina Brooks says:

Marli’s bright light will shine on in everyone’s heart who knew her.

Jessica Petty says:

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Zaneta Greer says:

Brandon I want to express my deepest condolences with you ,and your family. I knew from working with you how much you really loved your precious daughter and how she kept you with a smile on your face, although it saddens me as I'm writing this I know this will always be a hard pill to swallow. I am praying for your strength, and pain. RIP sweet baby girl ,and Brandon continue to be strong because that is what Marley would have wanted you to do.

Kim Dennison says:

Prayers to both and Brandon and Lindsey in these hard times. Fly High Marli!!!

Jessica HIll says:

Marli was a good friend of my son, Uriah. She will be missed. Praying for your family

Jessica HIll says:

Marli was a good friend of my son, Uriah. She will be missed. Praying for your family

Pam Daniel says:

I am a neighbor too across E Grizzard St. There are no words to adequately express my condolences. Prayers for all of you.

Gina Baker says:

My heart breaks for the family.Brandon, Lindsey May God wrap his loving arms around you both. Thoughts and prayers.

Crystal Rigney says:

My precious friend Lyndsey My heart breaks for you😌I remember Marli always wanting to help us work at Reggie’s and she always had a smile on her face❤️❤️My Daughter Kt Payne helped her with cheer tryouts last year and she is deeply saddened by her loss😌She said Mama she was so Sweet and always smiling😁Lyndsey hun you and you precious family will be in our prayers and if there’s anything I can do for you just please pm me on Facebook ❤️❤️R.I.P. Sweetie 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼😇😇

Christy Caldwell says:

Marli and my son were classmates/friends at Bel Aire, she was always so sweet and always smiling.. she will be missed. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Andrea Foreman Houser says:

Brandon, I am at a loss for words, please know that I am thinking of you and your family. My heart goes out to you... Rest in peace sweet angel.

Carter Conley says:

Brandon I'm so sorry for you and your family. We'll never forget Marli. Whenever I saw her, she was always running and smiling... She always had places to go in a hurry, with her long hair flopping and cool outfits. If you ever need anything please let me know. I know it must be hard to imagine life without Marli. I'm so sorry. 

Kim Limbaugh says:

Rivera family says:

Marli was a friend/classmate of my daughter (Bella) at Bel Aire. I always knew when Bella had a funny Marli story to share. I could see her start to giggle before she made it to the car. She was such a bright beautiful soul and will be dearly missed. Hugs and prayers for your family.

Michelle Clark walker says:

I'm so sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. She was such a beautiful little girl. Love ya I'm here if you need anything

Lileeana owens says:

We love you Marli. You will never be forgotten, you were the best and I know that who ever receives your organs with be grateful and proud of you. You had the best personality.

Averi Richey says:

I am so sorry for yall loss she was the best friend I ever had. We love you and miss you soooooo much. Enjoy heaven.

Karen King says:

Marli was such a special young lady. Even in second grade when I had her, she had a smile that would warm your soul. She will forever be in my heart!

Evan Rogers (WMS Student) says:

I give my most heartfelt meaningful condolences to this tragedy, Marli was a very bright spirit and always found a way to make a person smile, her energy and all around physical vibes she gave off was always a good sign, she went to my elementary school, I always saw her walking down the halls, not one time did I see her frowning. My prayers are with her friends, family, guardians and others, She will never be forgotten , for she made to big of an impact on everyone’s life in this small town of Tullahoma. Prayers to all!

Margie A says:

Mathew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. I am so sorry you lost your little daughter. I hope you find

Linda Giltner says:

Brandon, I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words to lessen your pain, but there are many who are praying for you and your family.

Charlotte K Rose says:

To My Longtime Friends - The Tate Family.
My heart is breaking for you and I am so sad and so sorry for your loss. Marli was such a joy to be around with laughter and playful spirit. She is indeed one of the most beautiful little girls I have every known. I will keep you in my thought and prayers daily. Please, please let me know if I can do anything for any of you. I love you all! Rest in Peace Little Marli.

Faye Woods says:

I did not know Marli. Heard about her story on the news. After watching her Memorial and her beautiful pictures I found myself crying and praying for your family. I have a granddaughter to be born on Nov 12 so I can't imagine what you're going through it I do know if you lean on the Lord will see you through. You WILL see her again. May God bless you.

Faye Woods

Wayne Brown says:

Lindsey I am so sorry for your loss. I just now found out about it I don’t know what to say but I’m praying for that God will comfort you all

Sara scott says:

tori says:

marli i will miss u and this is marlis bff love guys prayers

Sherri Turner-Antras says:

Lindsey, I am so so sorry to hear about Marli! I don’t know if you remember me. I was her Girl Scout Troop leader at Highland Hills Church of Christ. There are no words that can express my sorrow for you and your family. I can’t begin to imagine what you are feeling. Marli was such a beautiful, sweet, energetic soul. She always had a smile on her face. What a joy it was to have known her. I will pray for God to put His loving arms around you and yours and comfort you in this trying time. Remember, when life gives you more than you can stand...kneel. Sending love your way

Sandra biggs says:

I'm so sorry for the loss of Marli.💝💖💗🙏

Bobbi & Ty Cardin says:

Kim and family, Bobbi and I are completely heartbroken over this terrible news. We pray for all of you.

Burnette Family says:

RIP Marli.. praying for the family.. very beautiful girl..

DeMonica Owens says:

So sorry for your loss! My prayers are W you!

Jaylynn Jacobs says:

Marli was like a sister to me. I am still crying. But she may be gone but her spirit lives on. Brandon you know i will always be with you. Me and my family both. She was the happiest person i have ever met in my entire life. I love you dearly. May God be with you and everyone else who had to suffer this. It will all be ok. Stay positive, and stay together. We are family, and we have each-other, and we love each-other, that is all that matters. I will pray for you every night before i go to bed. There is nothing that i could possibly want than for the family to stay strong and to stay together.

Ivy Anita Marie Williams says:

Marli was my best friend she was kind, beautiful, and an amazing girl. I miss her every night I cry myself to sleep cause I miss her so much.

Marie Pemberton says:

Marie Pemberton says:

I will miss u bfff😢I love you. You are the cute you are cool .like why did you die on me I will all ways will love u bff. I hope you have fun up there.😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😘

Jaylynn Jacobs says:

I can't believe it has already been a year. I still cry a little. You mean everything to me girl. I remember finding out at school. I tried not to cry but I just couldn't. I would run to the bathroom and cry for like 30 minutes and then go back to class and my face would be so red and my eyes would be so puffy😭. But I tell myself that you are in a better place now. 😇I will see you up there eventually🙏. Today I will honor you by wearing pink, standing strong, and remember you with all my heart. 😍❤Love you sis, always and forever.😘💕

Averi says:

It has been a year since Marli passed. I have made a tribute book and I look at it everyday. I am grateful that I had a friend like her. I miss you a lot. We are with you guys

Sara Scott says:

I loved Marli with all my heart, and she was my best friend, one of the only people i could trust in school. I cry so much every time i think of her and the fun memories we've had together in bel-air, and im blessed to have such a friend.I think of her smile and think of joy... we had a lot of hard times during k-5, and i was there to support her when she was going through hardships. we had so many memories together and i was a little dissapointed when i found out the wasnt at the same school as me when we started middle school.. but i knew she would make many friends and i bet she did. I wish the best for the Tate family, and i am so, very, sorry for your loss.. our loss.

Jaylynn says:

I just felt like talking to you sis! I miss you dearly! I know you watch me at night because I can see you! I know you visit me often because I can feel you! I know you come to me often because I hear you! I can feel your spirits presents, I hear you walking around, trying to talk to me, touching things, and moving things to let me know you are there! I know you try to continuously talk to me and reach out and give me a sign or message that you are okay and I have gotten that message! Not everyone has their 6th sense but I do and I will tell you that I know you are okay and I'm just here to tell everyone that you are with God, you have found the light and you walked towards it..and it did take you some time but you did it and for that I am thankful! I will also be buying a cake, candles, presents and stuff like that for your birthday! I will do that every year even if you are gone because I love you sis..always and matter what people say, think, or do because A bond like ours is unbreakable, unreplaceable, and impossible to try with other people! I will miss you with all me heart! I love you very much and I am with everyone who had to face this and you are not ever going to be alone! I am always being told that I need to move on and be happy and get over it but something like this can NEVER EVER be forgotten, and I will always be traumatized and scared...and that may show that I am weak and am a very fragile person because I can be....but it also shows that I care, that I love oyu, and that we had something no one else did...a sisterly bond with one another! R.I.P bestie...see ya soon! ❤💕😭😘🥰

Averi Richey says:

I cant believe she is still gone! I am so gratful I had a friend like her. It really hurts me to know what the family is going through. I moved to bel air school and she was the only person other than Jaylynn to talk to me. We were our friend group and she was the best. I miss you a lot marli I do. Prayers are still going

Jaylynn Jacobs says:

Hey bestie! I still miss you, and still think of you cause I care. I Had a great New Years! I went to a huge party and woke up the next day feeling like crap but still lol! I needed to step out cause I was starting to cry(i was balling) cause i couldn't believe that you were still gone! I wrote a song for you called "Miss You!" I can't take the pain anymore! I dont know what to do with it! I need you to help me thru it! But dont worry, you will see me soon, real soon! I love you forever and always! R.I.P bestie! 🌹🥰💐❤️🧡💛
I also won First place at the dirtbike nationals! I hope you were there with me! Miss you💚💙💜😭

Nevaeh Och says:

I was one of her friends and i know this is late but i loved her like my sister and i miss her deeply i miss how she came to school in Mitch match clothes it was so funny the last day i saw her is when we walked together i remember when her and i went to the 6th grade dance together she wore the cutest dress ever when i found out what happen i locked my self in my room and balled my out but anyways god needed is child and that ment shes in a better place now... I MISS YOU MARLI AND I LOVE YOUUUUUUUU.....🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺😭😭😭😭😭😭😟😟😟😨

Nevaeh Och says:

Hi Marli ik that u wont say anything back but ..... How u doing i misss you so much and i love you and guesss what ??? im coming to seee you today yea imma cry and miss you marli 😭🥺

Skylar M. says:

Hey Marli... I miss you everyday. I love you so much and I wish you were here. My life has gotten sadder and sadder since you left me. I feel like the world has turned against me. I look at your picture everyday to keep me going. I know you probably know this already, but Uriah and I broke up in 2019... I guess we really aren't the, "Perfect Two," like you said. I remember you used to play that song for us at lunch. Now whenever I hear it I cry about you and him. You missed it, and I was really missing you when he did. I needed you and weren't there. Physically at least. I know you're around sometimes. I love you like you are my sister. You have to love it up there. Tell God I said I'm sorry. I love you little sissy..

Averi Richey says:

Its almost been three years and I think about her still to this day! She loved me and I loved her. She was and still is the best friend I have ever had! My prayers are still with the family for how they are moving on. I love you so much Marli! Me and Jaylynn especially are still torn apart about this! We love you bestie and we can't wait to see you again! I love you all!

Jaylynn says:

Hey girl, how you doing? I miss you! It’s been three years almost and i can’t believe it! I can’t wait to see you! I try everyday not to cry but it’s too hard! It hurts worse and worse as time goes by but Ik that it gets worse before it gets better and I’m ok with that! I just wanna say that I luv and miss u sooooo much and all my prayers are being sent to people who were close to her especially her mom and dad!

Yea I believe when they say your in a better place
You had a wild side but you had amazing grace
I know your way off up in them clouds but if you can still hear me right now
I hope you hit those gold streets on 2 wheels I hope your mansion in the sky’s gotta 10 nacre field
With some mud and some hubs you can lock in
Make some thunder make em’ wonder how you got in

Girl it ain’t right girl it ain’t fair
I’ll see you again
But till then give heaven some hell

- HARDY: Give Heaven Some Hell

If you have a song dedicated to her, PLEASE comment and put “Jaylynn” and list the song!
Ik this is a hard time for everyone who had to suffer thru the pain that I did and ik it hurts and sucks but if we just stick together and stay strong and supposed one another, we will get thru this. I promise🥺
Much love to the Tate family❤️

serenity lowe says:

she was and will always be my best friend she always had this amazing and cute smile on her face when i was around her she would keep a smile on my face i wouldn't feel sad, mad,and etc my song i dedicated to her was dancing in the sky r.i.p my sweet best friend i will always love and miss you my sweet angle you my number 1 nest friend and will always be i love you bestie R.I.P

Wesley Shelton says:

I should have done this a while ago but Marli you were my best friend and I miss you everyday I can remember when I found out you were dead I was going to later arrive to your house and bring you a snack because you seemed sad and I remember crying in my room and wondering why but then I realized that you were in a better place Rest in Peace Marli

Wesley Shelton

Stella Phillips says says:

i had no clue how amazing this sweet angel was but her family stays in my prayers rest in peace

Averi says:

I miss her a lot but i hope she’s doing great up there. Also jaylynn i’m here for you. and miss you as well

Kiara Martin says:

I miss her, she was a really nice girl.

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