Virginia "Jo" Carden, 92, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to meet her savior Jesus in the early morning hours of Sept. 13, 2020. 

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Kathy Spears, 63, passed away on Sept. 7, 2020 due to complications from a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. She passed at home surrounded by her family.

Judith Carol Pasas, 77, of Franklin, passed away peacefully in Nashville on Sept. 2, 2020, the same day as her parents’ 81st wedding anniversary.  

Shirley Blanton Ward, 81, passed away peacefully at her home in Woodstock, Georgia on Friday evening, Aug. 28, 2020, surrounded by her husband Joe and their two daughters. 

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Sgt. Maj. (retired) Charles Grant Cathey, 82, of Franklin and formerly of Nashville, passed away Aug. 28, 2020. 

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Charles Allen “Charlie” Reed, 64, of the Flat Creek Community, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at his residence after an extended illness.  

Homer R. Hill Sr., 92, of Franklin, passed away peacefully in the wonderful care of Belvedere Commons and Willowbrook Hospice on Aug. 26, 2020.  

Michael Dale Moody Sr., 61, of Franklin, passed peacefully Aug. 9, 2020, at his lake home in Waverly, Tennessee, his favorite place on earth. 

Dale Evans Koford, 71 of Washington Terrace in Ogden, Utah, passed away July 28, 2020. He resided in Franklin for the past 20 years, spending much of his time at Center Hill Lake.