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Charles "Chic" Nute

January 19, 1943 — January 5, 2022

Charles Richard (Chic) Nute, 78 years old, went to be with our precious Lord on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 with loved ones by his side. Chic was a retired assistant principal from Brighton High School. He was acting athletic director for Tipton County Schools. Chic was a former teacher, coach and/or administrator at Munford High School, Munford Middle School, Oakhaven Baptist Academy, Kingsbury High School, Bartlett High School, Whitehaven High School, and Manor Georgia. He was a commissioner for WTAC Conference and a 2014 TSSAA Hall of Fame Inductee. Chic was a member of Crossway Cowboy Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher and deacon. Chic was preceded in death by his father Lewis Sinclair Nute, mother Juanita Baird Nute Crockett (Hubert), brother, Arthur (Artie) Eugene Nute, and his loving wife of 47 years, Bonnie Dean Norris Nute. Chic is survived by his wife Brenda Renae Starling Strickland Nute (7 years), two children Nita Harris (Rick), and Rick Nute (Erica). He has three step-children Kimberly Rodgers (Kevin), Robert Louis Strickland Jr. (Angela), and Samuel Lawrence (Laney) Strickland. He has a sister Barbara Ellen Crockett Springer and sister -in-law Nancy Earnheart Nute. He has four grandchildren; Christian Harris, Connor Nute, Parker Nute, and Avery Nute. There are five step grandchildren: Rinzi Strickland, Siara Strickland, Allison Alford, Seth Strickland (Madison), and Halee Jayne Strickland. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 14 at the Covington Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The funeral will be on Saturday, January 15th at 12:00 p.m. in the Covington Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. Services will be conducted by Pastor Terry Hilliard (Crossway Cowboy Church). Pallbearers include Brian Crowson, Steve Douglas, Christian Harris, Earl LeFlore, Jim Oliver, and Don Wilson. Honorary Pallbearers are Brighton High School, Kingsbury High School, and Munford High School Athletes. MASKS ARE MANDANTORY!
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