Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. You may send obituaries and photos by email to obits@williamsonherald.com or contact@williamsonherald.com. Please call 615-790-6465 for more information.

James Wilson Miller was born on August 21, 1937 in Hickman County, Tenn. He was preceded in death by parents, James and Thelma Miller, sisters Vallie Mae Brawner, Audra Fly and Marie Herndon.

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Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lou Gentry, 84, of Manchester, will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in the Manchester Funeral Home chapel.

Ruth Alma Mason was born July 5, 1929, in Newark, New Jersey, the fourth child of five of Nathan and Rose E. Lowe. She was the wife of the late Nathaniel H. Mason Sr., mother of Nathaniel H. Mason Jr. of College Grove and Douglas N. Mason of Limerick, Pennsylvania, and stepmother of Alice Be…

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Frederick Barger Bennett passed away at home surrounded by dear loved ones on Feb. 2, 2021, after a short battle with cancer.

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Houston O’Neil Russell, 73, a retired employee from Sara Lee and resident of Primm Springs, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at Alive Hospice.

Helen Murdaugh White, 86, of Franklin, passed away at home in the loving presence of her family on Jan. 24, 2021 after an extended illness. 

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Carroll Kenneth Frost, 82, of Athens, Alabama, peacefully went home on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, where he was met by the Lord; his daughter, Donya; and his best friend and wife of 64 years, Marianna.

Paul Claybrook Locke was born Dec. 2, 1932, the eldest son of Sam and Dora Locke. He passed from this world into eternal life on Jan. 24, 2021.

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Ross Matthew Woodburn, 56, of Monteagle, Tennesssee, passed Thursday, Dec. 24, in his home after a gallant battle with a rare type of M.S. known as NMO. 

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Virginia F. Cotton, 82, departed this life Jan. 21, 2021 at the Franklin Wellness and Rehabilitation Center.

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The Lord called a muster alert, and Richard Rowe Clifton Sr. reported present on Jan. 20, 2021. The 85-year-old beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and hero was surrounded by his family as he stepped to the arms of his Lord and savior.

Thomas Michael Bush Sr., 67, of Cane Ridge, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2021 in Nashville after an extended illness. 

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Charles Earl Gore, Sr., age 66, a lifetime resident of Franklin, passed away Jan. 17, 2021 at home, surrounded by his family, after an extensive battle with cancer.