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Mary Gene Norwood

August 17, 1938 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 82)

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Mrs. Mary Gene Norwood, age 82, of Franklin, KY, passed away Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 at 8:09 PM at the Tri-Star Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home, Franklin, KY.  All services are private.

Mary was born on August 17th, 1938 and was a lifelong resident of Franklin, KY.  Mary Gene was an amazing mom to Allen (Gaye) Norwood of Franklin, KY, Sandie Norwood of Franklin, KY and Susie (Steve) Hardesty of Smyrna, TN; grandmother to Bronson (Heather) Norwood and great-grandmother to Cooper Norwood of Franklin, KY. 

Mary Gene was preceded in death by her father, Eugene McClendon, her mother, Willie Laura Russell McClendon and her former husband, Donald Norwood.

Mary Gene retired after 28 years at Potter & Brumfield.  She was a lifelong member of Franklin Church of Christ.  Mary Gene was an avid reader and loved to crappie and bass fish.  She is also famous for her orange juice cakes.  Mary Gene loved to smile. 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky, 5872 Scottsville Rd. Bowling Green, KY. 42104. 

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Franklin, KY 42134

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