Mary Lamb

May 15, 2024 at 12:15 pm by Producer

Mrs. Mary Esther Lamb, age 84, of the Rover Community in Bedford County, TN passed away May 14, 2024 in Nashville, TN.  She was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Ernest Ralph McClaran and Rubye Ollene Drennon McClaran.  Mrs. Mary Esther was retired from the State of TN as a secretary and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Doyle Lamb, Sr., a son, Michael Lamb, a grandson, Hunter Dunaway, a brother, Leon McClaran, and a sister, Sherry Read Hobbs. 

Mrs. Lamb enjoyed playing the piano and the organ.  She had a passion for gardening and flowers.  She loved sewing and crafting.  She truly like to go to yard sales and cooking for everyone.  Most of all, she loved her family and spending time with them!

Mrs. Lamb is survived by her children, Hollis (Judy) Lamb, Jr. of the Rover Community, Stacie (Byron) Paschal of the Hall’s Mill Community, Rebecca (Jimmy) Teague of the Rover Community; 8 grandchildren, Ryan Lamb, Krystal Lamb Mullins, Eric Lamb, Loren Lamb, Lance Paschal, Taylor Paschal, Blaine Paschal, Autumn Teague; 8 grandchildren, Jacob Mullins, Zachary Mullins, Olivia Mullins, Levi Mullins, Bailey Merlo, Lincoln Hilton, Theodore Hilton, Hudson Hilton;  sisters, Kay Smith of Unionville, TN, Cynthia Sudberry of Shelbyville, TN; brother, Marion (Sharon) McClaran of Shelbyville, TN.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday, May 17, 2024 from 4 PM until 8 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 11 AM in the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Maxwell officiating.  Interment will follow at Cothran Cemetery in the Rover Community in Bedford County, TN.

Ryan Lamb, Eric Lamb, Lance Paschal, Taylor Paschal, Blaine Paschal, and Byron Paschal will serve as pallbearers.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill, TN is in charge of the arrangements. (931)364-2233.  (

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