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Mary Frances Somers

August 21, 1929 — August 11, 2019

Mrs. Mary Frances Witherspoon Somers age 89 of Union City, Tennessee, formerly of Rutherford, passed away from this life on Sunday, August 11, 2019 with her family around her. Funeral services for Mrs. Somers will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in the Rutherford chapel of Karnes and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Witherspoon officiating.  Burial will follow in Rutherford Cemetery.

Mrs. Somers was born August 21, 1929, in Greenfield, Tennessee to the late Robert and Lottie Cooper Thompson. Mrs. Somers was a retired Assistant Supervisor and Machine Operator for Kellwood Manufacting Company, and a member of New Concord Baptist Church. Mrs. Somers enjoyed loving on her family, flowers, and sewing.

Mrs. Somers is survived by one daughter, Norma Bailey and husband Jerry; one son,  Johnny Witherspoon and wife Susan; three grandchilren, Jennifer Worthing and husband Glen, Angela Bailey, and Kyle Bailey; two great grandchildren, Cassidy and Kaylee Worthing; and one sister, Ruby Sue McCartney. Mrs Somers was preceded in death by her husbands, JL Witherspoon, and Tom Somers; her parents; and two brothers, Billy Thompson, and Floyd"Jack" Thompson.

Visitation for Mrs. Somers will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 12:00 noon until service time at 2:00 pm in the Rutherford chapel of Karnes and Son Funeral Home.  Karnes and Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Mary Frances Witherspoon Somers.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Karnes & Son Funeral Home Rutherford Chapel

669 South Trenton Street, Rutherford, TN 38369

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Karnes & Son Funeral Home Rutherford Chapel

669 South Trenton Street, Rutherford, TN 38369

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