Lenora Word went to eternal rest May 12, 2018 in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Lenora was a lifelong resident of Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee and was educated in the Moore County School System.
Lenora was born August 17, 1970 to the late Mary Lee Word. She was a grand-daughter of the late James E. Shelton and Maggie Lou (Eady) Shelton.
As a part-time employee at Motlow State Community College, Lenora was actively involved in the girls' softball and basketball program. Her love for the softball program was shown through her assistance in the preparedness of the team and travelling with the team. The Motlow Green and Gold colors were her favorite.
Preceded in death by sister, Beverly Ann Word, Lenora leaves to cherish her memory, brothers, Richard Word and Curtis Word, both of Nashville; father, Jesse Rodgers of Fayetteville; aunts, Ella Mae (Willie L) Rippy of Shelbyville, TN, Roberta (Harvey) Cannon of Lansing, MI, and Ealon L (Coleman) March of Lynchburg, TN; great uncle, Claude (Dorothy) Eady; great aunts, Lillie V. Henderson of Lynchburg, Ruby Trollinger of Shelbyville, TN, and Joyce A. Eady of Fayetteville,TN; devoted cousins, Donnie Shelton of Lynchburg, Nancy King and Minnie Henderson of Lynchburg, and Sikitia Allen of Murfreesboro; devoted friends, Jason Conn and Natalie Taylor Maxwell, both of Lynchburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be from 3-7 pm Wednesday, May 16, 2018 and 1-2 pm Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 pm on Thursday in the Jennings-Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will be at Highview Cemetery. A Service of Remembrance for Lenora will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018 in the gymnasium of Motlow State Community College, Moore County Campus. Lenora loved her some Motlow and will be greatly missed by all. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 181 Majors Boulevard, Lynchburg, TN 37352, (931)-759-4552, www.jenningsmoorecortner.com.
Thanks for the memories, R.I.P. missing you already .
Prayers of Comfort and Strength to the family and friends of Lenora. She was always really nice and helpful when I worked at Motlow! I will miss her!
I always enjoyed playing on softball teams with Lenora, the love she had for the game could never be disputed. My sympathy goes to the family and friends.
I am at a loss of words on the loss of Lenora. My heartfelt prayers and sympathy are with the family.
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