Mary Ann (Swink) Staggs, age 77, passed away peacefully on January 22nd, 2019, with her husband of 57 years, Henry Lorenzo Staggs, at her side.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at Grace Church of the Nazarene, (2620 Pennington Bend Road, Nashville, TN 37214). Entombment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25th, at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet and on Saturday, January 26th from 12:00 p.m. until service time at Grace Church of the Nazarene.
Mary Ann was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born on December 22nd, 1941, in Atlanta, GA to the late John Avery Swink and Mildred Vaneda (Page) Swink. She lived a full and meaningful life, active in her church and community. Through her loves of her Savior, Jesus Christ, music, cooking, and children, along with her special gift of hospitality, she touched the lives of both family and friends, as well as the hearts of all those with whom she crossed paths.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by brother, John Paul Swink; sister, Esther Ruth Swink; and brother, James David Swink. She is survived by husband, Henry; sons, Timothy Henry Staggs (Molly) and Wesley Carlisle Staggs (Angie); niece, Vaneda Lorena Stokes (Carl); nephew, James David Swink, Jr.; niece, Melissa Lynn Mann (Kevin); younger sister, Rebekah Sue Slocum (Bill); nephews, Douglas Lynn Ward, Dustin Avery Ward (Joy), and David Landon Ward (Kristi); grandchildren, Aaron Staggs (Lauren), Hannah Kartzinel (John), Holly Staggs, Weston Staggs, and Wyatt Staggs; grandnephews, Patrick Quick, Tyler Quick (Jessica), Paul Mann, Aaron Mann, Gregory Mann, Princeton Ward, Braden Ward, Shawn Ward (Hanna); grandnieces, Savannah Stokes, Harlie Ward, and Payton Ward; great-grandson Elijah Kartzinel; several cousins, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
For those desiring to make memorials in lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made directly to Restoration Community Outreach (restorationcommunityoutreach.com) or to Grace Church of the Nazarene (gracenaz.com).
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.