Obituaries

OBITUARY: Michael Andrew Rice

OBITUARY: Michael Andrew Rice
Michael Andrew Rice, age 67, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away January 11, 2019 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Mike was born in Jacksonville, Alabama. He served in combat in the Vietnam War (1970-1971) in the 101st Airborne. He later graduated from Jacksonville State University and became an agent with the U.S. Secret Service. Retiring ...
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OBITUARY: Taylor Lamar Cook

OBITUARY: Taylor Lamar Cook
Taylor Lamar Cook, age 79, of Franklin, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on January 12, 2019. He was born in Prattville, Alabama, to the late Joseph Eli Cook and Ada Priscilla Harris Cook. Taylor enjoyed hunting and fishing and he was an avid fan of Auburn football. He was formerly a sales manager of Pinkerton Tobacco Co. ...
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OBITUARY: Kimberly Ann Bennett

OBITUARY: Kimberly Ann Bennett
Kimberly Ann Bennett, age 48 of Franklin, TN passed away peacefully on January 11, 2019 with her family by her side. She was a loving mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her father, John Henry “Junior” Bennett and brother, John Henry “Bubba” Bennett ...
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OBITUARY: James Junior Scott

OBITUARY: James Junior Scott
James Junior Scott, age 86, of Franklin, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2019. He was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, to the late Richard Scott and Rhoda Liza Jane Beard. Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Scott; brothers, John and Gene Scott, Virgil Sullivan; sister, Retha Bennett. He leaves ...
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OBITUARY: James Michael Svoboda, Jr.

OBITUARY: James Michael Svoboda, Jr.
James Michael Svoboda, Jr., age 49 of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away January 6, 2019. He was the Assistant Director of Planning and Sustainability for the City of Franklin. He is survived by his husband, William E. Squires; son, Trey Svoboda; daughter, Avery Svoboda; sister, Denise (Sean) Lovelace; his mother, Marguerite Svoboda; mother of his children, Shannon Svoboda;...
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OBITUARY: Robert Preston (Bobby) Wiley, Jr.

OBITUARY: Robert Preston (Bobby) Wiley, Jr.
Robert Preston (Bobby) Wiley, Jr., age 80, of Franklin,Tennessee, passed away Saturday Jan 5, 2019 at his residence. Bobby was a retired auto salesman. Bobby was a long time native of Williamson County and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert “Pres” Wiley and Lera Roberson Wiley. Survivors include his ...
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OBITUARY: Donald Lee Reeves, Jr.

OBITUARY: Donald Lee Reeves, Jr.
Donald Lee Reeves, Jr. age 62 of Spring Hill, Tennessee, passed away on January 5, 2019. Those who even merely crossed paths with Don couldn’t help but see the light that radiated from him. If anyone lived their life like it was their last day, it was him. He never went a day without expressing his love, and ...
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OBITUARY: Topsy Eugene Newcome

OBITUARY: Topsy Eugene Newcome
Topsy Eugene Newcome, age 88 of Bon Aqua, Tennessee, passed away January 5, 2019. Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer with the U.S.Navy during the Korean Conflict. After retirement, he moved home to Franklin, Tennessee, where he was a member of the Civitan Club. He was founder of the Lost Arrow Archery Club. He was preceded in death by ...
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OBITUARY: Sue Lyvonne Crafton Flippen

OBITUARY: Sue Lyvonne Crafton Flippen
Sue Lyvonne Crafton Flippen, age 80, of the Bethesda Community, passed away on January 5, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Flippen was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, to the late Milton and Elbert Sampson Crafton. She was a member of Peytonsville First Baptist Church. Sue worked for the Williamson County Government for close ...
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OBITUARY: Rubye Allene Warren Roberts

OBITUARY: Rubye Allene Warren Roberts
Rubye Allene Warren Roberts, age 77 of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on January 4, 2018. Mrs. Roberts worked for Durango Boot with 20 years of service and worked for CPS. She worked at various markets then opened her own store called Roberts Country Store in the Bethel Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Eugene Roberts. ...
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OBITUARY: Patricia Sue Bennett “Lulu” Crawford

OBITUARY: Patricia Sue Bennett “Lulu” Crawford
Patricia Sue Bennett “Lulu” Crawford, age 67 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away January 4, 2019. She was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, to the late John Millard and Emma Gardner Bennett. She worked at Golden Flake with 25 years of service. She also worked at Nu-kote for several years. She was preceded in death by her son, John David ...
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OBITUARY: Allison Marie Stuckart Topping

OBITUARY: Allison Marie Stuckart Topping
Allison Marie Stuckart Topping, age 44, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on December 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Brian Topping; children, Taylor Topping, Austin Topping, Cole Topping and Lexi Topping; parents, William and Laura Stuckart; brothers, Brian (Nena) Stuckart and Wayne (Diane) Stuckart; sister, Jennifer Stuckart; mother in law, Judy Topping and o...
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OBITUARY: Edward Scruggs Kelly, Jr.

OBITUARY: Edward Scruggs Kelly, Jr.
Edward Scruggs Kelly, Jr., a lifelong resident of Nashville, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the age of 74. Ed was born in Nashville, son of the late Edward, Sr. and Martha Anne Kelly. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kelley C. Kelly. Survivors include his siblings, Alice Kelly McCurdy, Bill (Glenda) Kelly and Carole Kelly, ...
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OBITUARY: Robert Brantley “Bob” Burrow

OBITUARY: Robert Brantley “Bob” Burrow
Robert Brantley “Bob” Burrow, age 84 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on January 3, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Lee Ann Burrow, sons, Brett (wife, Diane), and Grant (wife, Susan). His grandchildren are Reed, Paige, Blanne, Brooklin. He graduated from Lon Morris Junior College (Jacksonville, Texas) in 1954.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University...
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OBITUARY: Betty Lou Williams Alzamora

OBITUARY: Betty Lou Williams Alzamora
Betty Lou (Williams) Alzamora, age 86, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville. She was born in Nashville on November 29, 1932, to Rosa Lee (Lane) and Louie Cass Williams, and was raised on the family farm in Nolensville. Mrs. Alzamora was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Armand Alzamora, with ...
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OBITUARY: Raleigh Kirkland Still, Jr.

OBITUARY: Raleigh Kirkland Still, Jr.
Raleigh Kirkland Still, Jr., age 83 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on December 31, 2018. Mr. Still was a longtime resident of Williamson County where he was a self-employed painter. He was a member of Thompson’s Station Church of Christ. Preceded in death by his daughter, Joyce Rust; parents, Raleigh Kirkland, Sr. and Ethel Louise Hudgins Still; three brothers ...
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OBITUARY: Peggy Potts Harris

OBITUARY: Peggy Potts Harris
Peggy Potts Harris, age 95, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away January 1, 2019. She was born April 20, 1923. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lottie Potts; sister, Doris Hollister; husband, Henry Arvel Harris; sons, Donald Harris and Randall Harris; great-grandson, Ricky Headley, Jr. Survived by her sons, Tommy (Nancy) Harris and Steve (Janie) Harris; several...
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OBITUARY: Calvin Edgar Parker

OBITUARY: Calvin Edgar Parker
Calvin Edgar Parker, age 93 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on December 31, 2018. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He preached for more than 50 years up until age 85 at various churches in Middle Tennessee. He worked for Bowers Ink with 30 years of service. He also was a home builder for ...
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OBITUARY: Mark C. Ferguson

Mark C. Ferguson of Spring Hill, Tennessee, 67, passed away Dec. 9, 2018.   Ferguson graduated from Barboursville High School in West Virginia in 1969 and attended Marshall University, and remained close with his high school friends.  His passions included antiquing, trivia, music, traveling, Turner Classic Movies, bird watching, but none matched his dedication to ...
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OBITUARY: Alice Rozellen Moore

OBITUARY: Alice Rozellen Moore
Alice Rozellen “Rose” Moore, age 88 of Columbia, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Dec. 23, 2018. She was born in Lavonia, Georgia to the late Josie Childs and Ann Jones Haddock. Alice was a member of the First Baptist Church in Spring Hill where she loved her Sunday school class. She never ...
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