Cover photo for Marilyn C. Church's Obituary
Marilyn C. Church Profile Photo
1957 Marilyn 2022

Marilyn C. Church

November 23, 1957 — February 24, 2022

Marilyn C. Church, age 64 of Gallatin, passed away February 24, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Marilyn was born November 23, 1957 to the late Jake and Lois Proffitt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Irene Proffitt; and nephew, Billy Perkins. She is survived by her loving husband, Wayne Church; daughters, Melissa Bennett-Pickard and Angela Craddock (Eric); grandchildren, Vivian Pickard, Knox Atchison, Morgan Craddock, and soon to be born, June Elizabeth Christine Craddock; siblings, Juanita Levis, Carol Stillwell, Pam England and Mike Proffitt (Jennifer); several nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law, Brenda King and Janice Dorris (Mike). A Celebration of Marilyn’s Life will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 12:00 P.M., with visitation beginning at 11:00 A.M. at Grace Point Church, 1200 Hartsville Pike in Gallatin with Pastor Mark Grubb officiating. Marilyn was a vivacious, strong and courageous woman, who was a talented artist, writer, singer, gardener, cook, and hairdresser with a deep love for life, her family, friends, and cats, Bella and Leo. Arrangements Entrusted To: Sumner Funeral & Cremation, Gallatin (615)452-9059
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marilyn C. Church, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, March 5, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 36

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree