Trula Coleman Johnson, age 72, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, formerly of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, at her residence with her loving family by her side.
Born in Williamson County, she was a retired 35-year employee of APCOM of Franklin and 1963 Graduate of Franklin High School. Trula was known as the Cake Lady. She loved making cakes, doing things for others, being with her family and friends, and just had a big heart for everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sim and Ruffie Coleman, husband of 50 plus years Raymond Johnson, sister, Margaret Jennette, brothers, Joe, Vernon, Henry, and Alfred Coleman. Survived by her daughters, Lynn (Gary) Babcock, Michelle “Pete” (Billy) Lampley, Holly (James) Bond, Grandchildren, Sarah (Andrew) Holt, Savannah Babcock, Bay-Lee Lampley, Brook (Logan) Williams, Jesse Lampley, Josie Bond, Jimmy Bond. Step-sons, Ray (Debbie) Johnson, Mike (Roberta) Johnson, step-grandchildren, Joey (Britta) Johnson, Katie (Justin) Essary, Christy, Ashley, and Rachel. Sisters, Hazel (Donald) Jones, Carline (Thomas) Turman, Martha (David) Demonbreun, Mary Christley (Earl “Runt”), sisters in-law, Bessie Coleman and Odelene Coleman, numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members.
Services will be conducted beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Jim Taylor officiating. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Burial in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Bond, Jesse Lampley, Joey Johnson, Logan Williams, Andrew Curle, Chas Edwards, Donald “Hudd” Huddleston and Benny Latta. Honorary Pallbearers will be employees and former employees of APCOM. Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, c/o J. D. Jones 526 Chester Ave, Spring Hill, TN 37174.
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 3009 Columbia Ave Franklin, TN 37064. 615-794- 2289.