FLAUGHER, Mr. John Thome "Pete"Age 76 of Franklin, TN, died at his home January 17, 2013 after an extended illness. Born in Lenoxburg, KY to the late Louie and Mayme Thome Flaugher. Veteran of the U.S. Army and was the recipient of the Army Commendation Medal. Pete graduated from the University of Kentucky and the LSU School of Banking, and began his 41 year banking career in Franklin at Harpeth National Bank. He continued his career with Williamson County Bank, Citizens Bank in Gainsboro, Franklin National Bank and retired from Fifth Third Bank. He has served the community of Franklin and Williamson County through his many years of service on numerous committees and boards including the Franklin City Planning Commission, Disciplinary Board at Williamson County Detention Center, University of Kentucky Alumni Board, Chairman of Mt. Hope Cemetery and Deacon at Heritage Church of Christ. Preceded in death by daughter, Kate Flaugher Polk; brothers, Bob and Charlie Flaugher. Survived by wife, Paula Buchanan Flaugher; son, John T. (Jennifer) Flaugher; daughter, Mary F. (Mark) Gillenwater; son-in-law, Chris Polk; grandchildren, Johnny Flaugher III, Carter, Annie & Samuel Gillenwater, Clayton & MaryKate Polk; brothers, Allen and Gene Flaugher; sister, Mary Sue Courtney. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Heritage Church of Christ, Paul Forshey and Steve Blackman officiating. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Jim Bier, William Cherry, Jody Bowman, Jimmy Dyer, B.B. Joyner, Charlie Darnell, Julian Bibb, James W. Cross and Hooper Inman. Honorary Pallbearers: Jim Crowell, Kay Waller, Myers Jones, Gordon Inman, Jere Pewitt, Jeff Smith, Bob Pickard, Dan McCain, Bobby Bolden, Jim Johnson, Dan Parsons, Elders and Deacons of Heritage Church of Christ and nephews. Memorials may be made to Heritage Church of Christ Building Fund, 1056 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN 37064. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Church of Christ and one hour prior to the service on Sunday. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, (615) 794-2289.

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Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3009 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-2289

Published in The Tennessean on Jan. 18, 2013