Frances McClurkan Lankford was born March 21, 1940 in Nashville, Tennessee. She passed away, Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Alive Hospice Skyline Campus. She was 72 years of age. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brooks and Mattie McClurkan and two brothers, Tommy and Paul McClurkan. She is survived by her husband Pete Lankford of White House; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Diana Lankford of White House; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Stacy Williams of White House; three grandchildren, Angie Lankford (David) Key, Hannah and Andy Williams; two great-grandchildren, Clayton and Kendall Key. Frances was a member of the White House First United Methodist Church. She loved spending time at the Goodlettsville Senior Center, she was a great cook, loved shopping, reading and a favorite thing to do was spending winter time in Florida. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 31st at the Austin & Bell White House Chapel with Pastor Phillip Wright officiating. Interment will follow at the White House Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers, Kevin McClurkan, Mark Cagel, Neal Green, Jeff Powell, Mike Lankford and Donny Swindell. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Hales, Harry Meyer, Mark Snyder and Stan Douglas. Visitation Monday, July 30th, 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. In memory of Frances Lankford, memorial contributions may be made to the White House First United Methodist Church, 3403 Hwy 31 W, White House, Tennessee 37188.
Arrangements by Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 533 Hwy 76, White House, Tennessee (615) 672-5000