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Rex Eells

Rex Eells

Rex Eells, age 86, of Murfreesboro, TN passed from this life to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 3, 2023.

He was a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in chemistry. He worked his entire career with Eastman Chemical.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Ulic and Ruth Gray Eells; and sister: Wanda Cosper.

He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years: Marilyn Graves Eells; adopted daughters: Melissa Claxton (Jeff) and Valerie Suzanne Belew; grandsons: Dr. Ryan Claxton (Dr. Samantha) and Taylor Andrew Claxton; daughters: Cindy Barrevecchio, Regina Geib, Melody Mattison, and Elizabeth Eells; and sister: Susan Niedergeses.

Funeral services for Rex Eells were held at Highland Park Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2023. A private burial followed at Mimosa Cemetery. Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Highland Park Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, or to: Narrow Gate Foundation at P.O. Box 267 Duck River, TN., 38454. Condolences may offered by way of:

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