Class of 1949
|Former Paris resident Frances
Arnett of Ashland City, Tenn., died peacefully at home on November 8, 2009.
She was born in Paris on May 16, 1931, to John B. Arnett and Bertie Easley Arnett Field.
She is survived by a son, David (Linda) Rogers and daughters, Kathleen Phillips and Margaret Demonbreun, all of Nashville, and Susan (David) Haimson of Fort Collins, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Also surviving is her aunt, Lorene Luckey, of Paris.
She found great joy and solace living on her 40 acres with her horses. She made beautiful handcrafts from her found objects. She was a pioneering spirit, who found her passion through gardening, cooking and living from the land.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Martha’s Catholic Church of Ashland City, 3331 Bell St., on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.
There will also be a celebration of life at First United Methodist Church, 101 E. Blythe St., Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Persons should use the Poplar Street entrance of the church.
She has chosen to donate her body to the Anatomical Gift Department at Vanderbilt University. There will be a graveside service in Paris at a future time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Leukemia Society.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
November 11, 2009 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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