Obituaries

OBITUARY: Marjorie Lee Sullivan Edgmon

Marjorie Lee Sullivan Edgmon, age 101, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 19, 2017, at her home. Born in Williamson County, Tennessee, to the late Sarah and Matt Sullivan, she was a lifelong member of the Methodist church and oldest living member of Franklin First United Methodist Church where she belonged to the Horace Edgmon Sunday School Class. Marjorie ...
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OBITUARY: William Carter "Charlie" Brown

OBITUARY: William Carter "Charlie" Brown
William Carter “Charlie” Brown, age 85 passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2017. He was born in 1932 to the late Louise Chester Brown and Timothy Carter Brown. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Gatlin Brown; the mother of his children, Anne Gardner Brown, and his brother, Joseph Donald Brown. He is survived by ...
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OBITUARY: Tom Leeton

OBITUARY: Tom Leeton
Mr. Tom Leeton, age 70, of Franklin, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 14, 2017. Mr. Leeton was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to the late Felix Batts Leeton and Frances Caldwell Leeton. He was a 1965 graduate of Holston High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Army during Vietnam, serving as an ...
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OBITUARY: William "Bill" Bradley Kincaid, Jr.

OBITUARY: William "Bill" Bradley Kincaid, Jr.
William “Bill” Bradley Kincaid, Jr. passed away on November 10, 2017 following complications from a stroke. He was born July 1, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Irma Forman and William B. Kincaid.  Bill graduated from Goodlettsville High School and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Business at the University of Tennessee. Bill served ...
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OBITUARY: Evelyn “Lynne” Dale (Hollis) Sanders

OBITUARY: Evelyn “Lynne” Dale (Hollis) Sanders
Evelyn “Lynne” Dale (Hollis) Sanders of Brentwood, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 7, 2017, just 21 days shy of her 91st birthday. Lynne was born in Decatur, Alabama, Nov. 28, 1926, to Dayton Derious and Annie Beatrice (Pennington) Hollis. She spent her life between Aberdeen and Amory, Mississippi, Orlando, Florida, and ...
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OBITUARY: Clarence Raymond Sawyer, Sr.

OBITUARY: Clarence Raymond Sawyer, Sr.
Clarence Raymond Sawyer, Sr. age 95 of Franklin, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Raymond was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a longtime resident of Franklin, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anneda Pearl Sawyer; ...
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OBITUARY: James Elmer “Jimmy” Tomlin, Jr.

OBITUARY: James Elmer “Jimmy” Tomlin, Jr.
James Elmer “Jimmy” Tomlin, Jr., age 78, of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by son, Randall Tomlin; daughter, Alisa Tomlin; mother, Olie Harper (James R.) Tomlin; father, James Elmer (Margaret) Tomlin; brothers, Mike Tomlin and Butch Tomlin. Survived by: wife, Peggy Tomlin; daughters, Jaime (Bennie) Street and Michelle (Jo...
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OBITUARY: James Charles “Jim” Brown, Jr.

OBITUARY: James Charles “Jim” Brown, Jr.
James Charles “Jim” Brown, Jr., age 68 of Lewisburg, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 10, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Maury County, Tennessee, to the late James “Sunbeam” and Dorothy “Dot” Gibson Brown. Jim was a retired Master Chief in the U.S. Navy where he served our country for 23 years. He ...
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OBITUARY: Nathaniel Bryce “Nate” Durham

OBITUARY: Nathaniel Bryce “Nate” Durham
Nathaniel Bryce “Nate” Durham, age 20, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, passed away on Nov. 6, 2017. He was a landscaper who loved working with plants. He was active in sports throughout his life, and his passion was playing football while attending Summit High School. His infectious laugh and smile will be sorely missed by all who knew him. ...
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OBITUARY: James Thomas “Jim” Haggar

OBITUARY: James Thomas “Jim” Haggar
James Thomas “Jim” Haggar departed this world for a better destination on Oct. 30, 2017. He was born to Thomas and Lydia Pauline (Spicer) Hager in Nashville, Tennessee, on Jan. 11, 1950. The second of four children, Jim spent his early childhood in Donelson, Tennessee, before moving to Old Hickory, Tennessee, during his elementary school years. In high ...
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OBITUARY: Donald Ray Curtis

OBITUARY: Donald Ray Curtis
Donald Ray Curtis, age 66, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, passed away on Nov. 5, 2017. Mr. Curtis was preceded in death by his parents, Flora Virginia Ramsey Curtis and Robert Eli Curtis. He is survived by wife, Margaret Curtis; son, Donald Ray Curtis, Jr.; daughters, Kimberly Curtis (Jon) Stotler, Jessica Harper Curtis; brothers, Bobby (Mary Ann) Curtis, David (Arlene) ...
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OBITUARY: Frances Rose Ingraham

OBITUARY: Frances Rose Ingraham
Frances Rose Ingraham, age 85, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, after a long struggle with dementia. A Celebration of Life service is at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, in the chapel at Church of The City, 828 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin, TN., with private family burial prior to service. Frances was born ...
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OBITUARY: Rose Mae Brown Bennett

OBITUARY: Rose Mae Brown Bennett
Rose Mae Brown Bennett, age 86, of Arrington, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Sunday November 5, 2017. She was born in Putnam County, Tennessee. Rose, along with her husband Gene, owned and operated Edison Vacuum in Nashville, Tennessee for over 55 years and also Roseland Farm in Arrington, Tennessee.  She was ...
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OBITUARY: Connie Wayne Gilreath

OBITUARY: Connie Wayne Gilreath
Connie Wayne Gilreath passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at his home in Franklin, Tennessee from complications of carcinoma at the age of 76. Wayne was a Chattanooga, Tennessee native and the son of Joseph Arthur and Nettie Louise Daniels Gilreath. He graduated from Chattanooga City High School class of 1959. He spent time as ...
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OBITUARY: Annette Henderson Hensley

OBITUARY: Annette Henderson Hensley
Annette Henderson Hensley, 79, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 31, 2017. Annette was born on March 22, 1938 to the late Vinson and Essie Henderson. Originally from Shamrock, Oklahoma, she spent most of her life in Richmond, Virgnia before relocating to Franklin, Tennessee. Affectionately known as “Gummy” to her family, she is ...
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OBITUARY: Patricia Ann Murdoch

Patricia Ann Murdoch, age 85, of Fairview, Tennessee, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Mrs. Murdoch was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Roy Murdoch, by her sister Jane Holtz of Gallatin, Tennessee, her brother George Roslund of Lockport, New York. and her parents George and Mildred Frears Roslund of Buffalo, New York. She is ...
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OBITUARY: Michael Leon “Little Mike” Williams

Michael Leon “Little Mike” Williams, age 57 passed away October 29, 2017 in his home due to house fire in College Grove, Tennessee. Mike was employed with Cordage Paper Co. for more than 30 years. He was into all sports and was an avid softball player. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Josephine Williams. Survived ...
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OBITUARY: Lucian Franklin Emerson, Jr.

OBITUARY: Lucian Franklin Emerson, Jr.
Lucian Franklin Emerson, Jr. passed away Oct. 27, 2017. Affectionately known as Pops to his family, Frank was born April 30, 1951, to the late Lucian and Betty Jane Emerson. Frank is survived by his wife of 17 years, Kathy Sellers Emerson; daughter MacKenzie (Michael) Emerson Wheeler; sons Luke (Leigh Ann) and Patrick (Megan) Emerson, Wes (Samantha) and Mason ...
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OBITUARY: Carole Ann Barber

OBITUARY: Carole Ann Barber
Carole Ann Barber died on Oct. 27, 2017. She was born on Oct. 20, 1944. She was predeceased by her parents, Orvel C. and Enid Haney Barber. She is survived by her sons, John W. Chambers, Jr. M.D. (Melanie) of Franklin and Daniel H. Chambers J.D. (Amelia) of Birmingham, Alabama and her daughter Sarah K. ...
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OBITUARY: Frederick “Rick” Raymond Clements

OBITUARY: Frederick “Rick” Raymond Clements
Frederick “Rick” Raymond Clements, age 54 of Cottontown, Tennessee, formerly of Williamson County, passed away Oct. 29, 2017 at his home. He was preceded in death by his brother, Brian Brown and grandparents, Claude and Robbie Brown. He is survived by his mother, Bettie C. Cartwright of Cottontown, Tennessee, formerly of Williamson County; aunts, Maria Brown of Franklin, ....
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