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Obituary: Luther Allen Chrisman Jr.

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Luther Allen Chrisman Jr.,

Luther Allen Chrisman Jr.

Luther Allen Chrisman Jr., 68, of Franklin, passed away Sept. 9, 2021.  

Mr. Chrisman was born and raised in Williamson County. He graduated from Franklin High School and was a member of the high school band. 

He received an associate’s degree in architecture from Columbia State Community College. His career included being a heavy equipment operator and doing road construction. During the development of Rebel Meadows Subdivision, two streets were named Allen Avenue and Chrisman Drive in his honor. He was also involved in the construction and development of Lynnwood Way. He retired from the Williamson County Highway Department.  

He was preceded in death by daughter, Gladys Gail Chrisman; parents Luther Allen Sr. and Irene Maxwell Chrisman; and sister, Linda Tyner, and brother-in-law, Paul Tyner. 

He’s survived by sons Luther Allen “Trey” (Lauren) Chrisman III and Jeremiah Michael Chrisman; sister, Faye (Kenneth) Groves; grandchildren Hunter Spencer, Emma Chrisman and soon-to-be baby, Logan Chrisman; special friend who was always there to help, Kathy Stovall Payne; and other loving family members.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Dan Tholen officiating. Interment will be at Williamson Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be noon until 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Pete Crutcher, Randy Hazelwood, Jimmy Luckett, Wendell White, Tyre Groves and Roger Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be the Williamson County Highway Department.  

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.  


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