Nancy Ann Phifer
By Kim Swindell Wood | September 23, 2017 12:15 pm
Nancy Ann Phifer, 80, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 20, 2017, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Mrs. Phifer was born Sept. 14, 1937, in Nashville, to James Cantrell and Dorothy Cope Cantrell.
She had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Sparta for many years.
Mrs. Phifer and her husband, Earl, were dedicated business owners for many years, giving time and service to the people of their community. Her love of others and how she could help them was always what kept her going.
Survivors include her husband, Earl Phifer, of Sparta; son, Kurt Phifer (Ginger) of Sparta; grandchildren, Ashleigh Phifer, Brett Phifer; brothers, Jimmy “J.R.” Cantrell, of Sparta, Jerry Cantrell (Judy), of Cookeville; and many friends and neighbors.
Funeral service was 1 p.m., Sept. 23, 2017, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Bro. Brad Walker officiated.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.