Obituaries

OBITUARY: James Madison Bates

OBITUARY: James Madison Bates
Col. James M. Bates, U.S. Army, Retired, age 96, passed away on September 19, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Holly Powell Bates; parents Zollie Bates and Addie Loveless Bates; sister, Marjorie Breece and son, James Powell Bates. James is survived by his son Michael (Martha) Bates and daughter Terry (Steve) Butler, grandchildren ...
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OBITUARY: Cathey Jonell Clifton Carrington

OBITUARY: Cathey Jonell Clifton Carrington
Cathey Jonell Clifton Carrington, age 45, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, passed away suddenly on Tuesday September 18, 2018. Cathey was a Quality Claims Assistant with Optum. She was a member of the Daughters of The Nile, Eastern Star and Girl Scouts. A loving Wife, Mother, and Daughter, she is preceded in death by her Grandparents, Odell and Anne Clifton, Dan ...
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OBITUARY: James Edwin Harris

OBITUARY: James Edwin Harris
James Edwin Harris, 98, died September 3, 2018. He is survived by Alice, his beloved wife of 75-plus years and his children: James Edwin Harris, Jr., (Cindi) Naples, Florida, Francie Harris, Brentwood, Tennessee, Deborah McLean, (Mike) Brentwood, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and sister, Marcella Beach, of Oklahoma. He was a combat veteran of WWII, having .....
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OBITUARY: James Larry Cloyd

OBITUARY: James Larry Cloyd
James Larry Cloyd, age 73, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away September 17, 2018 He was born in Linden, Tennessee, to the late Archie and Lucille Cloyd on September 13, 1945 and was the youngest boy of eight children. Larry’s story is one of perseverance. Eight days after his 20th birthday, Larry lost both of his arms in an ...
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OBITUARY: Jimmy Harold Pinter

OBITUARY: Jimmy Harold Pinter
Mr. Jimmy Harold Pinter, age 67 of Spring Hill, Tennessee, formerly of Orland Park, Illinois, passed away on September 16, 2018. Jimmy was born in Carthage, Mississippi, to the late James Pinter and Ollie Woods Pinter. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Stanley Pinter. He leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years, Susan Stankevich Pinter; ...
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OBITUARY: Charles Russell Jackson

OBITUARY: Charles Russell Jackson
Charles Russell Jackson, of Franklin, Tennessee, died on Sept. 16, 2018. He was age 95. Mr. Jackson was a lifelong resident of Williamson County, who worked for Clarity Region Company and also as a tobacco farmer. He had a passion for playing the guitar and creating music. Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his ...
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OBITUARY: Francis E. Kirkpatrick II

OBITUARY: Francis E. Kirkpatrick II
Francis E. Kirkpatrick II died Sept. 16, 2018.  He was age 84. Mr. Kirkpatrick was a veteran of the U.S Army during the Korean Conflict and was a retired management consultant and a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife, Mary Jo Kirkpatrick; a daughter, Tamara (Scott) Carnahan; two sons, Dr. Jeffrey ...
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OBITUARY: Christine Michelle Wright

OBITUARY: Christine Michelle Wright
Christine “Christi” Michelle Wright, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in Clarksville, Tennessee.  She was age 27. Ms. Wright was born on June 23rd, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee to Bob Campbell and Emily Rush. As a young girl, she was an acolyte at St. Phillips Episcopal Church in Donelson, Tennessee, and volunteered at the ...
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OBITUARY: Mary Lucille Crafton

OBITUARY: Mary Lucille Crafton
Mary Lucille Crafton, of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, died on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. She was age 79. Mrs. Crafton was born in Franklin, Tennessee on Feb. 14, 1939, the daughter of the late Henry and Iva Mae Edwards. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lewis Crafton; daughter Melissa Crafton Daubenspeck; and great-grandchildren, ...
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OBITUARY: Dorothy Christine King

OBITUARY: Dorothy Christine King
Dorothy Christine King died on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.  She was 87. Miss King was born in Williamson County, Tennessee on July 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Walter and Homa King.  She was preceded in death by an infant brother; a foster sister, Laura Ruth Gorman Bratten; and two foster brothers, Richard Jack ...
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OBITUARY: Joan Fay Hay Herbert

OBITUARY: Joan Fay Hay Herbert
Joan Fay Hay Herbert, a retired a Williamson County Deputy Circuit Court Clerk from Franklin, died on Sept. 9, 2018, after a brief illness.  She was age 74. Mrs. Herbert was preceded in death by her husband, longtime County Circuit Court Clerk Joe Herbert; her parents, James Edward and Margaret “Midge” Mangrum Hay; a son-in-law, ...
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OBITUARY: Paulette J. McGee

OBITUARY: Paulette J. McGee
Paulette J. McGee, of Franklin, died on Sept. 8, 2018 at her home.  She was 73. Mrs. McGee was the daughter of the late Elton Paul Sr. and Mary Gertrude Johnson, and also was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Johnson Jones. She retired from Southwestern Great American Corp. and was a member of ...
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OBITUARY: Mary Evelyn Davenport

OBITUARY: Mary Evelyn Davenport
Mary Evelyn Davenport died on Sept. 7, 2018.  She was age 99. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A private family service and burial will follow in Medina, Tenn. Surviving are her son, James D. (Betty) Davenport; a daughter, Rosemary (Tom) Blose; granddaughters, Julie (Chuck) Davis ...
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OBITUARY: Nancy Ann Elliot Savage

OBITUARY: Nancy Ann Elliot Savage
Nancy Ann Elliott Savage, age 82 of Franklin, Tennessee passed away September 4, 2018 at her home. Born in Williamson County, Tennessee to the late Seth and Annie Lou Smithson Elliott. She was a 1953 Graduate of Franklin High School and a faithful member of Brentwood Church of Christ. Nancy is preceded in death by ...
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OBITUARY: Raymond Douglas Woodside

OBITUARY: Raymond Douglas Woodside
Raymond Douglas Woodside, age 87 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away September 4, 2018. Mr. Woodside was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired machine operator with Nashville Gas Company. After retirement, he worked part time and retired from Williamson Memorial Gardens. Member of Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church. He was preceded ...
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OBITUARY: Delphia Ann England

OBITUARY: Delphia Ann England
Delphia Ann England, age 72, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, went to be with Lord on September 4, 2018. Ann was born in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, to the late Leonard A. Gosser and Florence Viola Spradlin Gosser. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Spring Hill. She loved her family and will be deeply missed by all ...
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OBITUARY: Betty Joe Branham Ward

OBITUARY: Betty Joe Branham Ward
Betty Joe Branham Ward passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Her memorial service is being held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018, at Brentwood Baptist Church with Mrs. Gayle Haywood officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in Wilson Hall at Brentwood Baptist Church. Mrs. Ward was born on March 23, 1928 in ...
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OBITUARY: Marsha Kay Cook

OBITUARY: Marsha Kay Cook
Marsha Kay Cook, age 72 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018. Marsha was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 2, 1946, daughter of the late Ernest and Marion Saunders. She retired from the Franklin Special School District as a bookkeeper She was preceded in death by her husband David H. Cook. She is survived ...
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