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Tenara Smith

MORGANTOWN, Ind. -- Tenara Anne (Tarlton) Smith, 44, died Saturday, April 5, 2008. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Thompson Road Baptist Church, in Indianapolis. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Road Ste. 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15239.

Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center is in charge.

Vivian Blackwelder

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Miss. Vivian Ann Blackwelder, 62, of 3150 Langley Drive, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospice Care.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Aubrey Smith officiating. Burial will be in Unity Cemetery.

A native of Fort Mill, Vivian was the daughter of the late William and Delewese Blackwelder. She received her teaching degree from Trevecca Nazarene College of Nashville, Tenn., and retired from the Metro Nashville School system after 33 years. She also loved working in her flowers and doing yard work. She is a long time member of Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene and attended First Church of the Nazarene of Nashville.

She is survived by two brothers, James R. (Jimmy) Blackwelder and Michael A. Blackwelder; a sister, Linda B. Helms; Her very dear friends, Wiley and Lynn Shephard; her godchildren, Benny Shephard and Donna Shudde; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, William Walter (Sonny) Blackwelder and two nephews, Randy Blackwelder and Wayne Helms.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at Fort Mill Funeral Home.

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