Cornilia Frances Bryant Freeland

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Cornelia Frances Bryant Freeland, age 90 passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at NHC-Oakwood in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

She was born to the late Hugh Thomas and Emma Lucy Reavis Bryant in Flintville, Tennessee. Frances was a retired florist working for Bob Lloyd's Florist from 1957 until 1984.

Ms. Freeland was preceded in death, along with her parents, by a son, Michael Bryant Freeland and a sister, Marilyn Reavis Bryant Dunaway.

Frances's survivors include a son, Jack Layne Freeland, Lewisburg, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Jack Freeland, Jr., Lewisburg, Tennessee, Greg Freeland, Reno, Nevada, Corie Freeland Dizol, Lewisburg, Tennessee, Tara Freeland, Antioch, Tennessee, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016 with visitation again one hour prior to the service in the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. Pastor Judy Stevenson will be officiating. Burial will follow at Bryant Cemetery in the Mooresville Community.

The Pallbearers will be Lance Dunaway, Charles Zeier, Jack Freeland, Jr., Joseph Freeland and Billy Dizol. The Honorary Pallbearers will be Kelli Lanier, Christi Lanier, Chloe Lanier, Lahna Freeland and Karlee Dizol.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Memorial Fund, Lewisburg Chapel United Methodist, 503 7th Avenue North, Lewisburg, TN 37091. (931) 293-4678.

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Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of the arrangements.