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Wanda L. Shadden

April 14, 1944 — December 22, 2022

Wanda L. Shadden, 78, a resident of Athens, TN passed peacefully on December 22, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. She was on April 14, 1944, a daughter of the late Lloyd & Opal Duckett. Wanda was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Athens, TN where she worked in the nursery for several years.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by two sisters and their husbands Virginia & Robert Ellis and Lillian & Dale Harris.

Wanda leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 58 years Virgil Shadden, her son Barry Shadden, two sisters Linda and Joe along with their husbands, numerous other extend family members, church family and a host of special friends.

The family would like to say special thanks to Pastor Henard, Dr. Johnny Carter, her Sunday School Class and friends Emma & Glenda for their care and compassion during Wanda’s illness. Also, a special thanks to Kelly, Michael Hope and their families.

There will be no formal services at this time however, you are encouraged to share a memory of Wanda and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at Anyone wanting to remember Wanda in a special way may contribute to the First Baptist Church of Athens Building Fund.

Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Wanda L. Shadden, please visit our flower store.


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