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John Earl Lambert

September 17, 1951 — July 15, 2019

John Earl Lambert, age 67, peacefully passed away in his home on Monday, July 15, 2019 in Springville, TN at 11:25am. From his birth on September 17, 1951 to his death he spread love, happiness, love for the Lord, knowledge of the outdoors, and friendship to everyone he came in contact with. He was born in Burnsville, MS to James Monroe and Eunice Marie (Marlar) Lambert and was the youngest of five children. He graduated from Burnsville High School in Burnsville, MS. He served 15 years in the National Guard and was a huge supporter of the military. He had a career in sales and retired from Four Seasons Sales and Service in 2016. He was married to Carolyn Leigh Kendrick on January 14, 1977 and was married for 42 years. They raised 3 children together and have eight grandchildren.

John loved to hunt, fish, cook, entertain and be with family. He was known for his quick wit, infectious smile, and love of his church and family.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Monroe Lambert; mother, Eunice Marie Marlar; brother, Charles Lambert; and sister, Doris Yvonne Carnal. He is survived by brothers Kerry (Linda) Lambert and Bobby (Ellie) Lambert; Children, Dana Louise Mullins, James Kendrick (Kenny) Lambert, and Jamie Marie Lambert McCorkle (Danny); Grandchildren, Patrick Lee Mullins, Elizabeth Ashley Mullins, Lane Christopher Garland, Amber Leigh Garland, James Brody Lambert, Kaleigh Renea Lambert, Briley Marie McCorkle, and John Brayden McCorkle.

Memorial Service will be at Friendship Baptist Church; 1385 Friendship Rd. Buchanan, TN 38222, on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 6:00pm.

 The family is asking that offerings be sent to Friendship Baptist Church; Dark Horse Lodge ( and American Cancer Society, (


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Friday, July 19, 2019

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Oakdale Funeral Home

401 HWY 641, Camden, TN 38320

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