Octavene Mae Cline Conquest, age 93, of Gallatin, Tennessee passed away on April 5, 2020.
Mrs. Conquest was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Charles Thomas (Buddy) Conquest and brothers, Ronald, Bill, Hoyt, and Bobby Ray Cline. She is survived by her three daughters, Becky Rhea (Riley Brewer), Terry Conquest, and Roxanne Holmes (Rick); seven grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren, and her loyal friends, Mrs. Nancy Allen and Parnell Suttle.
Born in Fairfield, TN on March 21, 1927, she was the daughter of the former Lola Mae Keen and Spencer Grundy Cline. Raised in Fairfield, TN area, she was a lifelong member of United Methodist Church, including Fairfield, Donelson, Gallatin, and Liberty United Methodist Churches. Her love and fierce loyalty to the Methodist Church never wavered especially in support of Liberty United Methodist Church.
In 1946 Octavene married Charles Thomas (Buddy) Conquest and made their home in Nashville, Tennessee. They later moved to Gallatin, Tennessee and that became their home for the remainder of their lives.
Octavene was a loving wife and mother and the epitome of a true southern lady. Her family and church were the focus of her entire life. She enjoyed her family, living on their farm, fashion, cooking and sewing. Her beautiful quilts were works of art and fully demonstrate her sewing skills. She was active in the Liberty United Methodist Church and was their treasurer for many years. She was also a member of the Donelson Home Demonstration Club, Liberty Community, and involved in all church activities. Her cakes were known to bring the highest bid at the church fundraisers and she won several cooking contests. She loved to work as a Voter Registrar with the Sumner County Election Commission. Her years as Docent of the Sumner County Museum were among her most valued.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers at this time, donations can be made to:
Liberty United Methodist Church
1130 Liberty Lane
Gallatin, TN 37066