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Marjorie Marie (Barfield) Fones

March 24, 1928 — November 19, 2022

Franklin, KY

Mrs. Marjorie Marie Fones, age 94, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Saturday, November 19th, 2022, at 3:04 PM at her residence.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST) at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM (CST) with interment to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, KY.  The funeral service will be streamed live through the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory website:  www.gilbertfhonline.com.

Marjorie was born on March 24, 1928 in Norfolk, VA to the late William John Barfield and the late Betty (Hudson) Barfield.  She is also preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Max Stewart Fones and a daughter, Virginia Lee Fones.

She is survived by 4 children, Mary Ellen Fones Schnabel (Roger) of Lexington, KY, William Michael Fones of Norris, TN, John Mark Fones (Natalie) of Bowling Green, KY and Matthew Hudson Fones (Anne-Taylor) of Nashville, TN; 9 grandchildren, Melissa Mahoney, Gary Shively, Jeremiah Fones, Megan Long, Cory Fones, Cydney Fones, Audrey Fones, Katherine Fones and Caroline Fones; 10 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Elizabeth Hitchings of Virginia Beach, VA, Betty Mae Hayhurst of Annandale, VA and Pauline Fitch of Acworth, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

Marjorie and Max were married in Norfolk, VA, and then moved to Knoxville, TN, until Max graduated from the University of Tennessee.  After graduating, Marjorie, Max and Mary Ellen moved to Crossville, TN, where Mike was later born.  Several years later the family moved to Corbin, KY, where Virginia Lee was born.  In the late 1950s, the family moved to Columbia, KY, where both John Mark and Matt were born.  The family moved to Henderson, KY, prior to moving to Franklin, KY, in the late 1960s where they lived the rest of their lives.

Marjorie is remembered for being a loving wife, wonderful mother, devoted sister, and caring friend.  Marjorie was a homemaker at heart who considered raising her family in a loving home to be her greatest accomplishment.

Marjorie was a member of First Baptist Church, Franklin, KY, for over 50 years.  She was retired from Franklin Aluminum.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to First Baptist Church, 303 East Cedar Street, Franklin, KY. 42134.  Envelopes will be provided 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.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marjorie Marie (Barfield) Fones, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Interment following funeral service

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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