Mary M. Tarwater

Nov. 27, 2012 @ 11:09 PM

Mary M. Tarwater, age 82 of Sevierville, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012. She was a member of New Era Baptist Church where she was active in the choir and also played piano. She is preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and Gladys Lewelling; husband, W.D. “Butch” Tarwater; and sister, Virginia Amburn.

Mrs. Tarwater is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Susan Tarwater; brother-in-law, Tom Amburn, Jr. and many extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to New Era Baptist Church, 1389 New Era Road, Sevierville, TN 37876.

The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Thursday with funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Rev. Dewayne White will officiate. Family and friends will meet 10 a.m. Friday in Shiloh Cemetery for interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.