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Manuel Ray "M. R." Kimbro Jr.
Date of Death or Service Apr 22, 2016
Manuel Ray
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   Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning, April 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Howard and Bro. Ed Daniel officiating.  Visitation with his family will be Thursday evening, April 21, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service. His remains will be buried at the Hickory Wood Cemetery at a later date.  For those desiring, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

   Bro. Kimbro, age 89, of Charlotte,TN died peacefully Wednesday morning, April 20th at his home.  He was born in Hickman County, son of the late Manuel Ray and Emma Mayberry Kimbro.  He was a preacher of the Gospel for 52 years. Bro. Kimbro was known for his love of people and many, many people referred to him as the "hugging preacher". He loved spreading the gospel and preaching the word. He had the unique quality of never meeting a stranger. He was a good and kind man.  When he wasn't preaching, he loved to fish, he loved camping and he loved gardening.  Not only raising a garden, his excitment  was giving it to his friends and neighbors.
  
   Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Shirley Barnwell Kimbro of Charlotte,TN; his five children, Ricky Trisdale and his wife, Ellen of LaVergne,TN, Sherry Turnbow and her husband, Jackie of Charlotte,TN, Janice Wilson and her husband Fred of Jacksonville,FL, Tina Litchford of Murfreesboro,TN and Stephanie Crockarell and her husband, Todd of Cumberland City,TN, his 11 grandchildren, and his 20 great grandchildren.
  
Ephesians 4:31-32 LET ALL BITTERNESS, AND WRATH, AND ANGER, AND CLAMOUR, AND EVIL SPEAKING, BE PUT AWAY FROM YOU, WITH ALL MALICE: AND BE YE KIND ONE TO ANOTHER TENDERHEARTED, FORGIVING ONE ANOTHER, EVEN AS GOD FOR CHRIST'S SAKE HATH FORGIVEN YOU.
   


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