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Mary Frances Dubose

August 16, 1930 ~ December 19, 2018 (age 88)

Mary Frances (Bearden) Parker Dubose, went home to be with her heavenly Father on December 19, 2018.  She was born August 16, 1930 to the late Rosa Bearden Wilson and Theodore Teague.  She was a faithful member of First Calvary Baptist Church.  Mrs. Dubose was employed at CAC for 17 years and Allied Chemical for 10 years.  She also worked as a CNA in the private home sector. 

Preceded in death by husbands, Henry L Parker and John H. Dubose; sons, Charles E. Underwood and Michael L. Parker.

Survived by children, Joyce A., John L. (Kathy) and Ronnie E. Underwood, Brenda R. (George) Hackler and Linda M. Parker; a host of other family and friends to include devoted friends, Mattie Clemons, Geneva Davis, Aletha Dibrell, Jennifer Mills, Lydia Mickens, Acquilla Ellington and Gloria Garner.

Thursday, December 27, 2018, the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with homegoing service to follow at First Calvary Baptist Church, 1750 Delaware Avenue.  Elder Joe L. Colquitt presiding and Elder Joe B. Maddox as the Eulogist.  The following morning, Friday, December 28, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., the interment will take place at TN State Veterans Cemetery, 5901 Lyons View Pike, where a white dove release will conclude the service.  Flowers may be delivered to the church the morning of the homegoing.  The family is assembled at 4116 Deer Creek Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912.  Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or

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