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Ethel M. DuBose

Ethel “Maxine” DuBose (Waters) gained her heavenly wings on May 25, 2024. 

She was born, June 28, 1934, in Covington, KY to Allen H. Barnes and Annie Lucille Brown (Waters). 

Preceded in death by parents; Grandfather, John Henry (Ethel) Waters; aunts, 

Marian LeCompte, Gracie Wade and Elizabeth Moore- Asheville, NC; beloved 

sons, William M. Love Jr., Timothy B. Love, Zackary L. Love, Gregory L. 

DuBose; grandchildren, Princess Kimber Davis, Dodie Love, Zackary L.

Love Jr., Ricky B. Waters III; sister, Virginia Drew and special nephew, Nathaniel Drew. Special aunt, Edith Arnold. Special sisters, Vionette (Phillip) Brown, 

Annette Harris, Louise Hill, and niece Hazel Griffin.

She leaves to mourn her passing her children: Ricky (Neshella) Love, Deborrah 

(Gary) Polk, Carmen (Brett) Blue, Kathy (Kerry) Smith, and Joellyn M. DuBose. 

Special sons, and daugthers, LeAnn (Jamal) Badgett, Dorothy (Frank) Mitchell, 

Rebecca (Edward) Billingsly, Toby McClellan.

Dearest friends Hazel Webb, Titus Leon DuBose, Ernestine Cody, Margarette 

Davis and Juanita White, Special sister, Robin Johnson, Special great grand-daughter, Ammoni Y. Akens. A “Village,”of grandchildren, great grandchildren, 

and great-great grandchildren; loving Caretakers Monisha Milner and niece Elsie (Poochie) White. Special thanks to Greater 

Warner Tabernacle Church, The Hawkins Family, Loudon, TN, Fort Sanders 

Regional Neuro ICU, UTHospice, Dr. Justin Quinn, Signs and Wonders Ministry and all the members of The Red Hatters, Change Heart Seekers.

Family will receive friends, Saturday, June 1, 2024, 11:00-12:30 pm, at  Fifth Avenue Baptist Church,  2500 Fifth Ave. funeral services, 12:30 p.m., Pastor Jamal 

Badgett,  Officiating.

Interment, Riverview Cemetery, Loudon, Tennessee.

Arrangements by, JARNIGAN & SON MORTUARY


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Aerial Love
Aerial Love
Jun 01

I love you granny .... I'm sorry I couldn't make it . .. I didn't know I just found out today but my heart is so broken 😭 😭 😭 💔!!!!.... Aerial love


May 31

Well here we are you were so wise! everything happened as you said it would....I will always cherish the laughter,the cries the wisdom you embedded in me from just a little girl till now and I thank you,you are free at last, pain free ,and with the Lord Love always Sharon


Jamesena Hardin
Jamesena Hardin
May 31

Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd and I shall not want;

Our deepest heartfelt sympathy and may the Peace of God that surpasses all understanding bring comfort to all our family and friends now and forever. Treasure the memories of your Loved Ones in your Hearts 💕 forevermore. Continual prayers 🙏 for all in the days, months, and years to come!

Jamesena West-Hardin & The Hardin Boyz & Family


May 31

I love you Granny! You get to experience a place of no sorrow and full of joy for eternity. You can rest now. Thank you for always being there for me and my family without hesitation. The memories we have last forever! I know you have your Heavenly Crown!

-Love you forever Stephanie 💜

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