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Marie DeVasher (9-27-15) service 9-30-15

Marie Enders DeVasher died at age 90 on Sunday, Sept. 27.  She was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Portland, Tennessee, and resided at McKendree Village in Hermitage, Tennessee, the last several years. 
Marie graduated from Portland High School and George Peabody College for Teachers.  Her teaching career took her to Missouri, Mississippi, Portland, Tennessee, and Savannah, Tennessee, where she retired from the Hardin County Public Schools.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Lassie Enders; her husband, David DeVasher; sister, Rebecca Enders Lane; brother, Raymond “Buster” Enders; and sister, Barbara Enders Crunk. 
She is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey Allen DeVasher (Deborah Lunn) of Nashville, and David Ray DeVasher (Becky) of Memphis, and two grandchildren, Ryan and Rebekah, also of Memphis.
Marie loved music all her life.  She learned to play the piano at age four and continued to delight listeners the rest of her life.  She was a founding member of the Savannah Music Club, an avid gardener, a loyal Vanderbilt Commodore fan, and a longtime member of Savannah First United Methodist Church and choir. Marie treasured her family and friends, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Dr. Tommy Crunk officiating. Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Savannah or to the McKendree Village Chapel Fund.

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