Memorial services for Mrs. Helen Frances Forkum, 73,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, June
14,  2009, at Gainesboro Church of Christ  in  Gainesboro,  TN.
The family has chosen cremation.

The family will receive friends on Sunday at the church  from 1
P.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Forkum   passed   away  on  Friday,  June  5,  2009,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born January 1, 1936,  in  Jackson  County,  TN,  to
the   late   
Cordell Hull Mathis  and  Marjorie G. Mathis.  On
May  30, 1953,  she  was  married to
Maston Forkum, Jr., who
survives.  She  was  an  instructor  in  the  John  Robert Powers
Finishing School,  and  a  member of the Gainesboro Church of

In addition  to  her  parents, she was preceded in death by
Dr. Mabry Mathis.

Survivors   include   her   
Husband:   Maston Forkum, Jr.  of
Gainesboro, TN;  
1  Son:  Mark (Tracie) Forkum  of  Hermitage,
1  Daughter: Cathy F. (Sammy) Arms of Lenoir City, TN; 1
Alexa Forkum   of   Hermitage,   TN;   and   1
Dr. Charles (Jane) Mathis of Russellville, KY.

Bro. Wayne Wells will officiate at the services.

In lieu of flowers,  memorial  donations  may  be  made to the
Gainesboro Church of Christ  Benevolent   Fund  by  contacting
the funeral home.
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