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 1
Brother: Dr. Mabry Mathis.
Survivors include her Husband: Maston Forkum, Jr. of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Mark (Tracie) Forkum of Hermitage,
TN; 1 Daughter: Cathy F. (Sammy) Arms of Lenoir City, TN; 1
Granddaughter: Alexa Forkum of Hermitage, TN; and 1
Brother: 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.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home