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 or Please call 615-790-6465 for more information.

Ann F. Kegarise, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 83 on Sept. 14, 2019, in Franklin.

Bertha Dunaway Bruning, 94, of Franklin and formerly of Flintstone, Georgia, passed on to join her Lord on Sept. 9, 2019.  

Colonel Hugh Samuel Austin, USAF, retired, a loving husband and father of three children, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the age of 88. 

Carolyn J. Rose, 62, of Spring Hill, received an amazing gift of a lung transplant, but passed away shortly after on Sept. 3, 2019 due to complications.

Janet Faye Jones Wright, 64, a resident of Fly Road in Santa Fe, Tennessee, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 31, 2019 at Maury Regional Medical Center, just one day shy of her 65th birthday. 

Wanda Faye Moss Pruter, 89, of Columbia, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at The Reserve Assisted Living Facility in Spring Hill.

Raymond Marcial Cruz, 19, passed away on Aug. 31, 2019 following a three-year battle with Ewing’s Like Sarcoma Cancer.

Violet Rose Baker, born June 23, 1922 in Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Aug. 27, 2019 in Zionsville, Indiana at age 97. 

Elmer Litton Hughes, 77, former longtime farmer of Carter’s Creek Station Community, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at NHC-Columbia.

James Wallace Brandon, 92, of Shelbyville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Sue Oden, 87, of Franklin, was called home by her Lord on Aug. 23, 2019. 

Billie Wise, 73, of Santa Fe, Tennessee, passed away on Aug. 11, 2019.  

Donna Lou Miller, 68, of Thompson’s Station, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 14, 2019 at her home with family by her side. 

Renee Cuomo, 96, of Franklin, passed peacefully on Aug. 10, 2019 at her home surrounded by friends and family.