Evelyn Coral Mangrum

Born in Wilson County, TN on March 30, 1920

Departed on July 5, 2013 and resided in Nashville, TN

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MANGRUM, Evelyn Coral- Age 93, peacefully went home to be with her Lord on July 5, 2013. Mrs. Mangrum was born March 30, 1920 in Wilson County to the late George H. and Myrtle E. Stonecipher Pennington. She spent her childhood years in the Rome community of Smith County.
She is preceded in death by her husband Eulis H. Mangrum and brothers, John G. Pennington and James H. Pennington.
Mrs. Mangrum, with her interest in serving others, began her nursing career at McFarland Hospital in Lebanon, Tn. She continued as a Registered Nurse for 40 years at St. Thomas and Baptist Hospitals. Mrs. Mangrum was a member of Westwood Baptist Church. She enjoyed participating in many mission trips and found such pleasure in working outdoors with her garden and flowers.
Survived by son, Henry J. Mangrum of Nashville; daughter, Mary E. Mangrum, Southern Baptist Missionary who resides in the Republic of Panama; daughter, Phyllis Roy Craig; granddaughter, Dana Mike Jones; grandson, Ronald Julie Craig; great-granddaughters, Rachel Jones and Addison Craig all of Lebanon; brother, Clyde Frances Pennington of Nashville; sister, Dorothy Dies of Lebanon.
Family and friends will serve as Active Pallbearers. A life celebration service will be at 11:30 am on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Duck and Rev. Robert Hammer officiating. Interment to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alive Hospice or American Cancer Society. Visitation, Monday, 2-8 pm and Tuesday, 10 am-11:30 am at HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, 615 646-9292. www.afamilylegacy.com

7 Comments to Evelyn Coral Mangrum

  1. Linda Floyd
    July 6, 2013 12:00 am

    A lovely kind soul who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Rest in peace with God.

  2. Fred and Sue Braswell
    July 7, 2013 12:00 am

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time.

  3. Eddie & Jane Vaught
    July 7, 2013 12:00 am

    In Your Time of Need

    God is reaching out to you with love to assure you,with strength to uphold you, with compassion to comfort you.

    Praying the Lord’s presence is especially real to you today as He bring you the comfort that only He can give.

    “Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort”

    II Corinthians 1:3

    The Vaught’s
    Eddie, Jane & Chris
    From Barton’s Creek Baptist Church

  4. annette whitefield
    July 8, 2013 12:00 am

    Phyllis and Family,
    Thinking of you with sincere sympathy and heartfelt PRAYERS.

    Family close friend,
    Annette Gann Whitefield

  5. Lori Ussery
    July 8, 2013 12:00 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. I know that she was a very special person and will be greatly missed. I love you all.

  6. Jane Howard
    July 8, 2013 12:00 am

    Hi Mary, I’m sorry to hear about your mother’s death. I remember her well. What a wonderful woman of God! I’m glad you were able to with her. With much love,Jane Howard

  7. Viann McCormick
    July 8, 2013 12:00 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Mangrum was one of my nursing career models @ Baptist Hosp. I worked with her on the 11-7 shift from 1969 to 1972. I can rem. her taking report from Ms. Landrum on the 3-11 shift. She will always be remembered by her co-workers. Viann McCormick