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Kathleen Shankle

Kathleen L. Shankle, 77, of Dunlap died Friday, February 18, 2011 at Parkridge Medical Center.

She was a member of the Dunlap Church of God and a former employee of the Sequatchie County School System. She was an LPN and served alongside her husband for 38 years in pastoral ministries.

She was preceded in death by her parents, C.R. and Annie Mae Orvin.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Clyde F. Shankle; two daughters, Kathy (Earl) Rowan and Cynthia  (Roger) Johnson, both of Cleveland; grandchildren, Audra (Denzel) Huffmaster, Aaron (Brittany) Bristol; two great-grandchildren, Spane and Ainsley; and brother, Allen W. Orvin of Kannapolis, North Carolina.

Funeral services were held Sunday, February 20 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sonny Wilkes officiating.

Burial was held Monday, February 21 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Cleveland.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Gideon Bible Program.

Online condolences can be made at

Putnam-Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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