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Robbie Nannie – Obituary

Robbie Nannie, 83, of Goreville, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Herrin Hospital.

Robbie was born on July 22, 1930 in Spring Hill, Tennessee to William and Nell (Dalton) Kinnard.  She married Charles “Bud” Nannie February 19, 1991 at Methodist Church in Goreville.  He survives of Goreville.

Robbie graduated from Spring Hill High School and attended Columbia Business College.  She worked for the Tennessee State Historian for many years. Robbie was a member of Goreville Methodist Church and also attended Goreville First Baptist Church.

Other survivors include her children: Will Southall of Battle Creek, Michigan, Kathy Thompson and husband Ken of Spring Hill, Tennessee, Tim Southall of Goreville, Vicki Groome and husband William of Orchardville, Illinois, and Rick Nannie and wife Judy of Goreville; six grandchildren, four step grandchildren, one great grandchild, four step great grandchildren and a brother, Billy Kinnard of Spring Hill, Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Keith Southall; second husband, Ted Sims and sister, Barbara Kinnard Adkins.

Funeral services will be at 12pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Goreville First Baptist Church with Dr. Ron Ferguson and Rev. David Sawyer officiating.  Visitation will be on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10am until the time of service at the church.  Graveside services will be held at 3pm on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Harpeth Hill Memory Garden in Nashville, Tennessee.  Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is handling arrangements.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Goreville First Baptist Church and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL  62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit



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