Mary Witherspoon Frederick (1929 - 2014)

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Mary Witherspoon Frederick

Nashville, TN

Mary Tom Witherspoon Frederick, age 85, born March 3, 1929 in Centerville/Taylor's Creek, TN, died April 7, 2014.

Preceded in death by parents, Howard and Wilma Witherspoon; husband, Milton Frederick.

Survived by sons, Dr. Randall Frederick (Brenda), Kurt Frederick (Cheryl); grandchildren, Carrie Frederick Simpson (Adam), Casie Frederick Adams (Ryan), Barrett Frederick, Jordan Frederick and William Marcum (M'Call); great-granddaughter Penelope Simpson.

Mary was a loyal member of Cross Plains United Methodist. She was employed by Veteran's Administration Hospital for over 30 years.

Mary loved working in her garden and playing basketball. At 70, she was a member of the Tennessee Senior Olympic basketball team that went to the National Senior Olympic Games.

Visitation with the family will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 in the chapel of Forest Lawn, with Interment following in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Cross Plains United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 10, Cross Plains, TN 37049.


Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 9, 2014