October 15, 2018

Mrs. Doris Forbes

Mrs. Doris Leola Lane Anderson Forbes, age 91, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday December 14, 2016 at Corinth Road Assisted Living.

Funeral services for Mrs. Forbes will be conducted Saturday December 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Hannah officiating. Interment will follow in the Franklin City Cemetery.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Forbes was born June 22, 1925 in Heard County to the late Thomas Brewer Lane, Sr. and Newtie Leola Moore Lane. She was a member of Franklin First Baptist Church.

As a housewife, she enjoyed working with her hands. She crocheted and sewed many pieces of clothing and crafts. She also liked to work in her garden, where she grew flowers and vegetables.

She was an excellent cook. Her specialty was her delicious coconut cake. It was always the main attraction at family reunions. She loved getting together with her extended family.

One of her favorite activities was square dancing. She went to as many square dancing conventions as she could. She met other people who enjoyed square dancing, and formed friendships that lasted a lifetime.

She was a frequent traveler. She visited places all over the United States. She also loved the high seas, and went on many cruises during her lifetime.

Survivors include one son, Philip Malone Anderson of Franklin; one granddaughter, Autumn Smith (Brad) of Jonesboro; three great-grandchildren, Nathan Carmack, Levi Carmack, and Lucas Smith; one brother, Johnnie Lane (Mary) of Franklin; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Lane of Franklin; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands: Karl Edward Anderson and Charles Robert Forbes; one son, David Edward Anderson; sister, Betty Cooper; and two brothers, Thomas B. Lane, Jr. and Robert N. Lane.

The family has requested no flowers. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local chapter of the ASPCA.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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