George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

1544 South Highland, Jackson, TN


Carolyn Virginia (Diggs) Cardenas

September 20, 1942July 17, 2019

Carolyn Virginia (Diggs) Cardenas, of Jackson passed away on July 17, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

Funeral services Will be conducted on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am in the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with burial to follow at Parkburg cemetery.

She was born on September 20,1942 in Madison County to the late Paul and Martha Jane Anderson Diggs. She was a Homemaker, mother and longtime member of Parkburg Baptist Church.

Other than her parents she was also preceded in death by her daughter Doris McLemore and sister Francis Diggs.

She is survived by a brother Charles J. Diggs, 2 daughters, Jenny Moore and Michelle Gurley, 2 grandchildren; Jesse Gurley and Whitney McLemore and two great-grandchildren Noah Markham, and Michael Markham.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of the service at 11:00 am at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Parkburg Baptist Church, 1180 Parkburg Rd, Pinson, TN 38366.


  • Parkburg Baptist Church


  • Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 20, 2019


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Harriett Warren (Summer)

July 20, 2019

Our deepest sympathy for all of Carolyn’s family. We were schoolmates for many years.We lost track of each other through the years but really am sorry to hear about her passing