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Violet M. (White) Atwood, 80, Franklin

Violet M. (White) Atwood, 80, Franklin, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Jan. 30, 2014 at her home.

She was born in Franklin March 21, 1933 to the late Fredrick Arthur and Dorothy Fern (Craig) White. Violet married Wilburn F. ‘Dee’ Atwood July 11, 1959. Dee preceded her in death Feb. 21, 2012 after 52 loving years of marriage. 

Violet is survived by her children, Dana (George) Moore of Franklin, Rebecca Asher of Celina, Tenn., Angela (Jeff Gillard) Atwood, David (Judy) Asher, Richard (Dirinda) Asher, Kerry (Sara) Atwood, all of Franklin and Scott (Gina) Atwood of Indianapolis. She will be remembered by her siblings, Roberta (Wayne) Cheek of Whiteland, Diana (Ray) Payton of Greensburg and Sandy (Debbie) White of Columbus; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. 

Violet was preceded in death by two sons, Francis Eugene Asher & Steven Lee Atwood.

She retired in 1991 as activities director for Franklin Senior Center and prior to that, she held the same position at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. Violet was a life-long member of Franklin Memorial Christian Church and was a former member of the church’s choir. She enjoyed listening to country and gospel music and was a fan of Crystal Gayle and Patsy Cline. Violet was also a fan of the Young & Restless soap opera and games shows on television.  

The Rev. Larry McAdams will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday Feb. 3 at Franklin Memorial Christian Church, 1720 Graham Road in Franklin. Friends can call from 11:00 a.m. until service time Feb. 3 at the church. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. 

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Violet to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.    

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Atwood family at meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
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  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West