Obit-Landers, Exie

Mrs. Exie Nell Landers, 89, died April 27, 2020, at NHC, Pulaski.  

Mrs. Landers was born May 5, 1930, in Decatur, Ala., and was a resident of Bedford County, Tenn., from the age of 8. She attended Unionville High School for two years, where she played basketball, and graduated from Shelbyville Central High School in 1948. She married Burtis Landers in 1947; they were married for 63 years before his death. She owned Rainbow Kindergarten and later became assistant vice president of the loan department at First National Bank. She was a longtime faithful member of First Baptist Church. She belonged to the Embroiders Guild of America, Cheekwood Chapter and Shelbyville Satellite Chapter. She had a penchant for needlework, home decorating, cooking and fashion. She cherished her tight knit group of friends, and regularly played bridge in several groups throughout town. She is preceded in death by parents, James and Nellie Campbell; aunt Vera Burrow who raised her from the age of 8; husband Burtis Landers; brother Bill Campbell; and sister Dorothy Haithcote.

Private graveside services will be held.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to First Choice Pregnancy Counseling Center.

Survivors include son Burt Landers and wife Connie of Shelbyville; daughter Lisa Blair and husband Bill of Pulaski; grandchildren, Courtney Gregory and husband Kevin of Murfreesboro, Matt Blair and wife Ashley, Scott Blair and wife Stephanie, all of Pulaski, Josh Landers and wife Katie of Chattanooga, Chris Landers and wife Lindsey of Shelbyville; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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