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Obituary: Tom Tansil

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Tom Tansil

Tom Tansil

Tom Tansil, 76, of Franklin, passed away Jan. 12, 2021.  

Mr. Tansil was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and also served in the National Guard. He owned Flat Creek Market and Tansil’s Market for several years.  

Tom worked for many years in landscaping. He drove a school bus for Williamson County Schools and also worked at the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department. 

He was preceded in death by parents Arthur and Eunice Carol Tansil and siblings Plase Tansil, Allen Mack Tansil, Frances Green, Lillie Bee Henson, Anneal Bennett, Betty Linda Tansil, Sally Bell Wright, Mary Elizabeth Tansil, Tom Tansil and Ollie Tansil.  

He’s survived by wife of 51 years, Zenaida Tansil; sons Gary “Bubba” Tansil and Tommy (Andrea) Tansil; grandchildren Anthony, Auburne, Summer, Aaliyah and Colton; brothers Danny Carl (Diane) Tansil and Ricky Tansil; and sister, Tennie B. Beard.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday and one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Tansil, Danny Carl Tansil, Ricky Tansil, Scotty Lynch, Scott Slaten, Ray Howell, Tyler Slaten and Scott Gray. 

Special thanks to Willowbrook, Alive Hospice and The Advanced Care Group.  


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