6/24/16 — Marilyn Lee Floyd

flower 24Funeral services for Mrs. Marilyn Lee Floyd, age 85, of Hillsboro, TN,
will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Manchester
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Rutledge Hill Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 AM until time of service on
Friday at the funeral home. Marilyn passed away on Wednesday, June 22,
2016 at Unity Medical Center in Manchester, TN.

Marilyn was born in the Rutledge Hill Community of Coffee County, TN, the
daughter of the late Elgin B. and Theodolia Dooley Hill. She was an
excellent cook, loved gardening, and spending time with family. Marilyn
started her teaching career in a one room school in Hillsboro, then moved
to Nashville with her husband, where she taught elementary school for
about five years. The family moved to Estill Springs, where she taught
at East Lincoln Elementary in Tullahoma. They finally moved to
Hillsboro, where she retired from her teaching career at Hillsboro
Elementary School. Marilyn was a member of Hillsboro First Baptist

In addition to her parents, Marilyn was also preceded in death by her
husband of 40 years, James H. Floyd; one brother, Elgin B. Hill, Jr.; and
two sisters, Willie Pearson and Gaynell Hill. She is survived by one
son, Mark (Millie) Floyd of Hillsboro; one daughter, Kim (Marlin) Hoover
of Manchester; two sisters, Mildred Sherrill of Rutledge Hill and Ruth
(Phillip) Weston of FL; several nieces and nephews; and a host of