Rachel Irene Kimbrough
September 12, 1932 -
May 14, 2020

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It is with regret we announce the passing of Ms. Rachel Irene Kimbrough, Age 87, of Flintville, TN. Rachel was born on September 12, 1932, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Allen Clyde and Mildred Irene Kimbrough. She passed away on May 14, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Rachel worked as a secretary for the phone company, Serbin, Elk Valley Home Health, and Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Rachel was an active member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She loved traveling, shopping, and cooking every Sunday. She was a very loving, caring, and giving aunt to all of her nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Survivors include her sister, Julia Kimbrough (the late Chester) Quick; sister in law, Clydia Kimbrough; brother in laws, Jack Simms and H.D. Warren; nieces and nephews, Jimmy (Carla) Kimbrough, David (Robin) Warren, Beverly (the late Mark) Crabtree, Van (Lee) Quick, Martha (the late Danny) Johnson, Max (Sheila) Quick, Deborah Kimbrough, Mark (Brandi) Simms, and Mindy (Joe) Jennings; as well as , many great nieces and nephews; and great great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Rachel was preceded in death by her brother, Sonny Kimbrough; sisters, Josephine (Carl) Groce, Sandra Warren, and Jane Simms; and her soul mate, Bud May.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude, Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no public gathering at this time. A private family service will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Bro. Milton Martin officiating. The family invites you to share memories at higginsfh.com.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Rachel Irene Kimbrough.

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18 Comments

  1. M.C. Kimbrough and Family

    We are so sorry to hear that Rachel has passed away. She was a sweet woman.

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  2. Lance & Shirley Wallace

    So sorry to hear of Aunt Rachel’s passing. She was a kind sweet lady that loved her family.

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  3. Anne and Joe Luther

    Julia,
    Sp sorry to learn of the death of your sister. Anne and I talk about the great times we had with you and Chester. Fond memories

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  4. Jo David

    Prayers and love to the family. Rachel was always showed kindness and caring towards everyone.

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  5. Kathy Shook Brown

    I’m so very sorry to hear this. I loved being around Racheal, she was a sweetie. Many fond memories of her smiles, laughter and that eyebrow rising. She was always there for her family and friends. My prayers are with you all. Love and hugs.

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  6. Lori & Mike Claiborne

    Mrs. Rachel was always such a kind sweet lady. Praying for strength during this difficult time.

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  7. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    So sorry to learn this. Ms. Rachel was always a very sweet, kind lady. She will be missed by all.
    Keeping her family in our thoughts. Terry and Jerry McGehee

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  8. Teri Pitts

    I’m so very sorry to learn of Miss Rachel’s passing. Prayers being prayed for the family.
    Love and Blessings!
    Teri Marty Pitts

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  9. Sherrie Maddox

    I enjoyed working with and knowing Miss Rachel. Anytime I saw Rachel , she always greeted me with a hug and kind words. She always ask me about my sister Melinda as well.
    Condolences to the family.
    Sherrie Maddox.

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  10. Judy Stafford

    I’m so sorry to hear about Rachel. She was a sweet lady!! I know she will be missed. 🙏❤️

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  11. Danny & Brenda Wallace

    We are saddened to hear of her passing. She was like a member of our family

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  12. Shirley Smith

    Such a sweet lady.

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  13. Shirley Steelman

    I am so sorry to hear of Rachel’s passing. The family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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  14. Robin D Shelton

    I know that Rachel will be missed by many but I also know there are several who will be standing with open arms when she enters those Pearly Gates. I loved her and enjoyed visiting when I was growing up. Aunt Rennie was loved by all who knew her.

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  15. Brenda Smith

    So sorry, thoughts and prayers for the family!! Sweet Lady, will be missed!!!

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  16. Shirley Mann

    Love and prayers to family. Rachel was a precious lady

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  17. Freda Kinser Blair

    I am saddened to learn of the passing of Rachel! Such a sweet lady and I know she will be greatly missed! Prayers of comfort lifted for the family!

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  18. Karen Karch Gilliam

    Rachel was such a good friend to my Mother as well as my Uncle and Aunt (Ray and Stacy Bell). I always found her to be the sweetest person to everyone she met. My sincere condolences to her family.

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18 Comments

  1. M.C. Kimbrough and Family

    We are so sorry to hear that Rachel has passed away. She was a sweet woman.

    Reply
  2. Lance & Shirley Wallace

    So sorry to hear of Aunt Rachel’s passing. She was a kind sweet lady that loved her family.

    Reply
  3. Anne and Joe Luther

    Julia,
    Sp sorry to learn of the death of your sister. Anne and I talk about the great times we had with you and Chester. Fond memories

    Reply
  4. Jo David

    Prayers and love to the family. Rachel was always showed kindness and caring towards everyone.

    Reply
  5. Kathy Shook Brown

    I’m so very sorry to hear this. I loved being around Racheal, she was a sweetie. Many fond memories of her smiles, laughter and that eyebrow rising. She was always there for her family and friends. My prayers are with you all. Love and hugs.

    Reply
  6. Lori & Mike Claiborne

    Mrs. Rachel was always such a kind sweet lady. Praying for strength during this difficult time.

    Reply
  7. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    So sorry to learn this. Ms. Rachel was always a very sweet, kind lady. She will be missed by all.
    Keeping her family in our thoughts. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Reply
  8. Teri Pitts

    I’m so very sorry to learn of Miss Rachel’s passing. Prayers being prayed for the family.
    Love and Blessings!
    Teri Marty Pitts

    Reply
  9. Sherrie Maddox

    I enjoyed working with and knowing Miss Rachel. Anytime I saw Rachel , she always greeted me with a hug and kind words. She always ask me about my sister Melinda as well.
    Condolences to the family.
    Sherrie Maddox.

    Reply
  10. Judy Stafford

    I’m so sorry to hear about Rachel. She was a sweet lady!! I know she will be missed. 🙏❤️

    Reply
  11. Danny & Brenda Wallace

    We are saddened to hear of her passing. She was like a member of our family

    Reply
  12. Shirley Smith

    Such a sweet lady.

    Reply
  13. Shirley Steelman

    I am so sorry to hear of Rachel’s passing. The family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  14. Robin D Shelton

    I know that Rachel will be missed by many but I also know there are several who will be standing with open arms when she enters those Pearly Gates. I loved her and enjoyed visiting when I was growing up. Aunt Rennie was loved by all who knew her.

    Reply
  15. Brenda Smith

    So sorry, thoughts and prayers for the family!! Sweet Lady, will be missed!!!

    Reply
  16. Shirley Mann

    Love and prayers to family. Rachel was a precious lady

    Reply
  17. Freda Kinser Blair

    I am saddened to learn of the passing of Rachel! Such a sweet lady and I know she will be greatly missed! Prayers of comfort lifted for the family!

    Reply
  18. Karen Karch Gilliam

    Rachel was such a good friend to my Mother as well as my Uncle and Aunt (Ray and Stacy Bell). I always found her to be the sweetest person to everyone she met. My sincere condolences to her family.

    Reply

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