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Julianne Perkins Owen

July 20, 1946 — August 3, 2023

Franklin

Ms. Julianne Perkins Owen, age 77 of Franklin, KY passed away at 5:33 AM on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at the Medical Center of Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Funeral services will be held the same day at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with internment to follow in the Cedar Cross Cemetery located at Cedar Cross Church Rd, Scottsville, KY 42164.

Julianne was born on July 20, 1946 in Scottsville, KY to the late Marcellus Perkins and the late Lila Wayne (Smith) Perkins. She is also preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Perkins, a brother, Jimmy Perkins, and a niece, Angie Cook Stephens.

She is survived by her 2 daughters, Mika Anne Forshee (Jim), Chrissy Cummings (Kelly) all of Franklin, KY; 3 grandchildren, Anne Reid Forshee, Kristopher Cummings, Bree Anslea Forshee; and several nieces and nephews.

She retired from Franklin Simpson Nursing Rehabilitation Center in 2021, after spending nearly 20 years working in medical records and social service activities. Julianne also spent more than 10 years in medical records at Franklin Simpson Hospital. Julianne also worked many years as a licensed cosmetologist in Scottsville and Franklin. Julianne, also known as “Nanny” loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Nanny was a blessing to everyone she met.  She was the best Mother and grandmother ever and will be missed by all but is now at peace with the Lord.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society in Julianne’s memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com. The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, August 6, 2023

9:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Interment following funeral service

Sunday, August 6, 2023

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