Blanche Brown Ahern

Born in Portland, TN on July 21, 1923

Departed on April 12, 2018 and resided in Old Hickory, TN

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Blanche Brown Ahern died April 12, 2018 at her home. She was born July 21, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, F. Joseph Ahern. She served her country as a Navy nurse in World War II. She continued her nursing career for 40 years. She was a lifelong member of the Rivergate Church of Christ. She is survived by daughters, Jane Ahern Smith (Harry) of Decatur, Alabama and Phoebe Ahern Kitts (Joe) of Goodlettsville, Tennessee. The family greatly appreciates Blanche’s caregivers, Becky Ingle, Cynthia Darden, Cynthia Moore and Lorie Horton. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 – 6 PM and Monday from 10 – 11 AM at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 AM followed by burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends will act as pallbearers.

3 Comments to Blanche Brown Ahern

  1. J Johnson
    April 14, 2018 12:17 am

    Know that Dot, JIM and I are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Your memories will always be with you and your willingness helping others and strength will carry you through the days ahead.

    Our sympathy is wilh you.
    Dot Johnson
    JIM and Judy Johnson

  2. Gary Williams
    April 18, 2018 2:17 pm

    Phoebe & Jane,

    I’m saddened to hear of the passing of your mom Blanche. My late mom thought the world of her, and she was generous and so kind to mom when she was ill with cancer back in 2013. All my sympathy to you in your loss.

    Gary Williams

    Toronto, Canada

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