Graveside service for Mrs. Gene Landess Muse, age 92 of Carthage, TN, formerly of Fayetteville will be conducted Friday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Burial will be beside her husband Robert Paul Muse who passed away in 1987. Mrs. Muse passed away Tuesday in the Life Care Center of Sparta.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Muse was the daughter of the late Eugene Shofner and Elizabeth Anderson Landess. She was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, former employee of CFW Construction Company and a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters; Jane Wakefield of Carthage, TN, Marilou Hillenbrand and husband Stephen of Knoxville, TN and Barbara Muse of Atlanta, GA, one son Robert Muse and wife Vickie of Cookeville, TN, six grandchildren Jimmy Young and wife Laura, Amanda Owen and husband Jeff, Laurel Watkins and husband Steven, Boone Hillenbrand, Jessica Cundiff and husband Jeff, Meredith Petralia, ten great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.