Motie “Marie” Shadowens

Motie “Marie” Shadowens, age 83, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Ashland City, Tennessee.

Marie was born in Smithville, Tennessee, on March 8, 1936, to the late Willie Herbert Puckett and Myrtle Irene Foutch Puckett.  She worked and retired from Horace Small as a seamstress.

Marie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert “Bubba” Shadowens, Jr.; sons, Randy Michael Taylor, Terry Lynn Shadowens, and Johnny Shadowens; brother, James Donald Puckett; sister, Nina Bain; son-in-law, Howard Biggs; and daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Taylor.  She is survived by her children, Larry Taylor, Debra (Howard) Beasley, Linda Biggs, Tony Shadowens, Austin Shadowens, Jennifer Denton, and Pam Shadowens; brother, W.J. Puckett; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Brother Jamie Allen officiating.  Burial will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee.  Visitation will be Monday, June 10, from 10 a.m. until service hour of 7 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 11, from 10 a.m. until service hour of 1 p.m.

Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 online condolences at

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