Obituaries for April 15

Jane Bramble
Memorial Services for Mrs. Bramble will be 2 p.m.  Saturday, April 25 at Watertown Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Bramble, 51, of Watertown, passed away April 8, 2009 at her residence. As to her wishes, her body was donated to science.
Survivors include: husband, Leslie Bramble; father, Russell Dotts; brother, Stewart Dotts; and mother and father-in-law, Sarah and Richard Dougherty.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie Louise Thornton
Services for Mrs. Thornton will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Jerry Smith officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 15, from 1-8 p.m. and Thursday, April 16, from 11 a.m. until service time.
Mrs. Thornton, 89, of Mt. Juliet, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton O. Thornton; parents, William Gail Thornton and Martha Byers Brown; grandson, Jeffery Allen Thornton and granddaughter, Jennifer Gail Thornton.
Survivors include: son, Clint Thornton; sister, Lillian B. Conditt; grandchildren, Clinton Lee Thornton and Robert Gene Thornton and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

Franklin C. Watson
Services for Mr. Watson will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with the Rev. George Reed officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Watson, 75, of Westmoreland and formerly of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at his home. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Darden Tank and Rosa Marie Hester Watson. He was a World War II Navy veteran and retired from Texas Boot. He was a member of the Laguardo Baptist Church and had attended the Westmoreland United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elsie Gray Watson; sisters, Georgia Bates, Margaret Jocelyn, and Helen E. Watson; and two brothers, Ellis D. and William Allen Watson.
Survivors include: his wife, Marilyn Olson Powers Watson; two step-sons, Teri J. (Sara) Powers of Westmoreland and Ty R. (Kelly) Powers of Murfreesboro; two step-grandsons, Jay Wesson Powers and Mathew G. Powers; two sisters, Rosa Marie Brehm and Nell (Thomas) Crutcher all of Lebanon; eight nieces and two nephews.
Pallbearers will be Teri and Ty Powers, Michael and Brian Ashey, William Crutcher and David Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Wesson Powers and Mathew G. Powers.

Mary V. Wolstencroft
A private memorial service for Mrs. Wolstencroft will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Wolstencroft died Sunday, April 12, 2009.
Survivors include: husband, Charles Wolstencroft; sons, Gene (Teana) Woods of Massachusetts and Pat Woods of Lebanon; daughters, Christina (Daniel) Souza and Katherine Woods both of Rhode Island and April Ross of Louisiana; sister, Evelyn (Joseph) Woods of Rhode Island; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Wilson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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