Ella Marie Fleshman

Ella Marie Fleshman, 83, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, August 14, 2017, at her sonís home in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee. She was a native of Hardin County, a member of Central Avenue Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, and a member of Falling Water Baptist Church in Soddy-Daisy, TN. Marie was a 1952 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and until her marriage worked as a switchboard operator at Ft. Knox, a job she loved because she helped soldiers make long-distance calls to their families and sweethearts. She and her husband, Art, lived in Germany during his military service and enjoyed traveling around Europe with their children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Nelson Fleshman; son, Michael Fleshman; parents, Conley Puckett and Ella Florence Grimes Puckett; sister, Jean Smith; and brother, Harold Puckett. She is survived by her son, Kenneth Scot (Diana) Fleshman of Soddy-Daisy, TN; daughter, Susan Fleshman (Geoff Keston) of Philadelphia, PA; sisters, Nancy (Paul) Burckley and Patty Evans all of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren, Jeremy (Karla) Fleshman, Jennifer (Jeremy) Davis, Jamie Fleshman, John Fleshman (Caitlin Goode), and Jason Canody; and three great grandchildren, Tristan Fleshman, Sophia Fleshman, and Arthur Davis. She also leaves many dear friends, especially Sue Burdette and Dorothy Morehead. The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Scot Fleshman officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday and continues after 12 noon on Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.

Visitation:

Friday, August 18, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Service:

Saturday, August 19, 2017 starting at 1:00 PM
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