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Obituary of Mrs. Fannie (Skidmore) Williams Ė 1976

Source: Unknown newspaper in Winchester, TN.

(could be Herald-Chronicle, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN.)

Handwritten on obit in my grandmotherís hand:

"in Winchester Paper Mar 4-76

Mama cousin"

See Transcriber notes at end of document.

Obituary reads:

Mrs. Williams Dies at Age 80

Mrs. Fannie Skidmore Williams of Decherd died Saturday in Franklin County Hospital following an extended illness. She was 80

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. The Rev. John Stammer Smith and the Rev. Ky Curry officiated. Burial was in Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd.

Mrs. Williams, a Franklin County native, was born March 26, 1895. She was the daughter of Nina Myers Skidmore and Andrew Jackson Skidmore.

She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, David Williams, and a daughter, Mrs. Werdna Bass, both of Decherd; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


[Transcriber Notes: Obituary found amongst my grandmotherís documents that I inherited from my father. My grandmother was Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, of the Skidmore line.

Transcriber Recap of Fannie (Skidmore) Williams:

b: 26 Mar 1895

d: Saturday, __ Mar 1976, Age 80

Services: Sunday, __ Mar 1976 Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, TN

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, __ Co., TN

Parents: Nina Myers Skidmore and Andrew Jackson Skidmore

Transcriber Recap of Survivors:

1 Son:

David Williams of Decherd

1 Daughter:

Mrs. Werdna Bass of Decherd

Grandchildren: 10 Great-Grandchildren: 15

Transcribed by Josephine Bolden-Pani on 8 June 2001. I may be contacted at

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