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Jean Ellen Wilson

June 21, 1931 — July 2, 2020

Mrs. Jean Sawyer Wilson, age 89 of Rutherford, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Donna Barner.  Visitation for Mrs. Jean will be conducted Monday, July 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm with Funeral Services at 2:00 pm, at the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home in Rutherford. Interment will follow in Rutherford Cemetery.

She was born June 21, 1931 in Kenton, TN; the daughter of the late Andrew & Merle Sawyer. She was a homemaker and retired from Kellwood Company; and was a member of the Rutherford Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Donna Barner and husband Lee Barner, and Charlotte Dunn; four grandchildren, Dr. James T. Harris, Jennifer Papich, Brandon Dunn, Bethany Page; and six great grandchildren, Garrett Rogers, Grace Rogers, Calianne Dunn, Hutson Dunn, Jack Page and James Olen Page. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Wilson; two brothers; and one dear sister.

Karnes & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Jean Ellen Sawyer Wilson.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, July 6, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Karnes & Son Funeral Home Rutherford Chapel

669 South Trenton Street, Rutherford, TN 38369

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 6, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Karnes & Son Funeral Home Rutherford Chapel

669 South Trenton Street, Rutherford, TN 38369

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Interment

Monday, July 6, 2020

Starts at 3:30 pm (Central time)

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