Shacklette, Margueritte Harris

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Margueritte Shacklette
Margueritte Shacklette

Margueritte Harris Shacklette, 87, of Chattanooga, died peacefully on February 16, 2013 surrounded by her devoted family.

She was a native of Columbia, Ky., and the daughter of the late W.E. “Pete” and Creel Harris.

Mrs. Shacklette received her degree in education from Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Ky., and taught in Hardin County Kentucky schools for several years.

She then taught at Woodmore Elementary and Brainerd Junior High School, Chattanooga from 1965-1972.  She was a long-time member of Brainerd Baptist Church where she was active in the Fidelis Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jimmie Lee Shacklette; brothers, Dr. W.E. Harris, Jr., George N. Harris and Charles R. Harris, all of Kentucky.

She is survived by her daughters, Jackie (Tom) Awsumb, Edina, MN,  Nancy (Jack) Smith, Soddy Daisy, Tn.; Jan (Tom) Burger of Chattanooga; five grandsons, Jeff (Shannon) Awsumb, Sam Awsumb; Brian Smith, Greg (Natalie) Smith, and Eric (Mandy) Burger; one granddaughter, Kristen (Bernardo) Cedano; four great grandchildren; brother, Don (Sally) Harris of Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Steve Rowland officiating.

Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Feb. 25, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.


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