Mr. John Walter Ingold, age 86 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 23, 2014. He was the auditor for the State of Tennessee and an accountant for the Ashland City government. Mr. Ingold was also a member of the Vanderbilt Bridge Club.
Mrs. Sara Belle Sawyer Ladd, age 87 of Arrington, Tenn., passed away on April 22, 2014. A native of Williamson County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Wilton Sawyer and Nellie Reese Sawyer and was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Thomas Edward Ladd.
Mrs. Margaret Cook Morris, age 85 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 23, 2014.
Mr. James Addie Shearer, age 92 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 21, 2014. He was a retired electrical engineer with Cottrell & House, which later became Telephone Data Systems. While serving in the United States Navy during World War II, James received the American Area Campaign Medal and the Victory Medal.
Mrs. Ruby Tomlin Poteete, age 94 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 21, 2014.
Mrs. Esther Walker Pratt, age 93 of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Franklin, Tenn., died April 17, 2014. She was a charter member of the Williamson County Historical Society. She loved genealogy research and history. Mrs. Pratt was an avid storyteller about family research and was recognized for her detailed information in Ancestry.com. She was a flower gardener. She was an independent and strong willed individual. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all.
Mrs. Harriette Janita Sullivan, age 84 of Franklin, Tenn., passed away peacefully at her home on April 16, 2014, and went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
David Richard Batey, age 47 of College Grove, Tenn., died April 17, 2014. He was a volunteer firefighter with Flat Creek/Bethesda Volunteer Fire Department.
Mrs. Jean Pantall Hargrove, age 98 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 11, 2014. A lifetime resident of Williamson County, she was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church for over 80 years. Jean enjoyed traveling to Alaska with her family to visit her daughter, Mary Jane who lived there. Jean made her last trip at the age of 91.
William Charles Heimermann, age 86 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 10, 2014. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was born and raised in Syracuse, NY.
Paul Gregory DePhillips, age 59, of Franklin, Tenn. went to be with the Lord on April 8, 2014 after a 14 year long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Mr. Robert Morgan Oxnard, age 27 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 9, 2014.
Mrs. Barbara Marie Speck, age 70 of Franklin, Tenn., died April 8, 2014. She was an administrative officer for many years with Williamson County Bank and later retired from Bank of America.
Mr. Theodore “Ted” Bleymaier, age 64 of Spring Hill, Tenn., passed away April 4, 2014 at his home.
Philip Marlin House, age 66 of Franklin, Tennessee died April 4, 2014. He was born August 31, 1947 in Franklin to the late Paul and Gladys House.
Mr. Harold “Hal” Kirkham Jolley, age 61 of Franklin, Tenn., died March 27, 2014. He was raised in Atlanta and moved to Nashville with BellSouth in 1994. He retired from AT&T in 2010 after 38 years of service.