Mrs. Lillian Frances Rounds age 88 of Bon Aqua, TN went to heaven at St. Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN on September 22, 2023.
Lillian was born on October 21, 1934, in Lindenhurst, New York to the late William A. Blum and Frances Susan Ryan. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband Jacob Walter Graf and second husband Wayne Rounds also a son John Jacob Graf. She had a passion for knitting and crocheting baby sweaters and blankets for all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She saw only the good things in life and lived life to its fullest. Lillian had a strong belief in her faith which played a significant role in her everyday life. Faith can often provide comfort and purpose and she found solace and meaning in her beliefs.
Lillian’s love for her family highlights the importance of close relationships in her life. Family can be a source of support, love and connection and it’s clear that she cherished these bonds.
Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy (Brent Tate) Gesick-Cheeney, Janet Marie (Patrick) Kinary and Cynitha Susan (Timothy) Allen, grandchildren, Kristen Marie Gesick, Stephanie Ann (Christopher) Paquette, Paige Robbin Gesick, John Jacob Graf, Maggie Graf, Franny Graf, Katelynn Bashaw, Whitney (Matt) Zweeres, Eric (Kelly) Allen, Audrey Allen, Abigail (Blake Scott) Allen and 12 great grandchildren, her sister Patricia E. Jones and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration mass will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 10:00 am at St. Matthew, 535 Sneed Road West, Franklin, TN 37069. A luncheon will follow at The Pavilion at Harpeth Hills, 9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN.