Betty F. Shockley

Born in Livingston, Tennessee on January 28, 1937

Departed on June 20, 2019 and resided in Hendersonville, Tennessee

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Betty F. Shockley age 82 of Hendersonville went to be with her heavenly father Thursday, June 20, 2019. She was born January 28, 1937 in Livingston, Tennessee to the late William Henry and Ila Maxwell Franklin. She is also preceded in death by her son, Lynn “Trey” White III and brother, William M. Franklin.

Betty attended First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and especially loved Sunday school. She worked for over fifty years as a Legal Secretary at Bass, Berry and Sims PLC.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Dan Desmet; nephew, Daniel T. Franklin; nephew, John B. Franklin; numerous cousins, wonderful friends and her beloved Bass, Berry and Sims family.

The family will receive friends Monday, June 24th from 10:30-11:30 a.m. with a life celebration service at 11:30 am at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the garden of the Good Shepherd of Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity in memory of Betty.

9 Comments to Betty F. Shockley

  1. Daniel Franklin
    June 22, 2019 9:27 am

    I feel like I’ve lost my Mom for a second time. She was a sweet soul and is now in heaven where she belongs.

  2. Joan Hughes
    June 22, 2019 11:53 am

    Betty, you will be missed! We have known each other for so long it seems we are family instead of just friends! See you later, Betty. 💙

    June 23, 2019 6:34 pm



  4. Heather McKinley
    June 24, 2019 1:13 pm

    I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Betty for 26 years @ BBS. She was such a sweet lady and I will miss her hugs. She will be greatly missed.

  5. Kelly Weaver
    June 24, 2019 7:29 pm

    I was so blessed to work with Ms. Betty for 20+ year at Bass, Berry and Sims. She was such a sweet lady and I will miss her smile. She always smiled and brightened your day.

  6. Gary Lemmons
    June 26, 2019 11:20 am

    I was fortunate to have worked with Ms. Betty for more than a decade at BBS – She was always so kind and smiling. My condolences to her family. She was a true class act that will be missed by many.

  7. Anice Carter Rouse
    June 27, 2019 4:15 pm

    We will miss our dear friend. Betty was so kind and loving. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her loved ones as she goes to a peaceful place to rest.

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