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Margie Lee Steele Calkins

September 29, 1952 — November 25, 2022

Smyrna, TN

Mrs. Margie Lee Steele Calkins, age 70, of Smyrna, TN, died Friday, November 25, 2022 at her residence.  She was born in Pell City, AL and was a daughter of the late James William Steele and Frances Evelyn Posten Steele.  Mrs. Margie was a homemaker and an active member of the Old Path Missionary Baptist Church where she served as church secretary.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Marty Cade, sister, Elizabeth Conway, and brothers, David Steele, Jimmy Steele, and Gary Steele.

Mrs. Margie loved reading books, crocheting, and spending time with her “Golden Girls”.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and spoiling them, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mrs. Calkins is survived by her loving children, Charles (Angie) Abbott of White House, TN, Mitchell Abbott of Old Hickory, TN, Darlinda (Eric) Cumbee of Murfreesboro, TN, Frances (Andrew) Richter of Eagleville, TN, Amanda (Brock) Adams of Eagleville, TN; 16 grandchildren, Brookelynn, Jacob, A’Raeyah Sunshine, Christopher, Tyler, Heaven, Britney, Elizabeth, Mason, Madelyn, Ellie, Bodie, Breanna, Floyd, Corbin, Pauline “Pea”; 4 great grandchildren, Sunleigh, Skylar, Alex, Emma; sister, Mary “Sluppy” Steele of Gainesville, FL; brothers, Roger Steele of Hermitage, TN and Robert Steele of Nashville, TN.

Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home.  The Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Wesley Pedigo officiating.

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