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Joann Coulter Bledsoe

February 16, 1935 — February 4, 2024


Joann Coulter Bledsoe, age 88, of Franklin, TN passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024, at her home. 

A native of Washington County, KY, she was born on February 16, 1935, to the late Charles “B” and Ella Warner Coulter. She was a 1952 graduate of Willisburg High School in Willisburg, KY, and a graduate of Spencerian College in Louisville, KY. A retired administrative assistant, Joann spent eleven years of her career working for the North American Mission Board, the domestic missions agency of the Southern Baptist Convention. She spent the last years of her career working for Calhoun Counseling Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Calhoun, GA.

 Preceding her in death was her father, Charles “B” Coulter on June 30, 1986; her mother, Ella Warner Coulter on September 9, 2006; a sister, Christine Hale on March 4, 2006 and two brothers, William E. “Rackie” Coulter in October 30, 1999 and Charles A. “Chig” Coulter on September 22, 2014.

 Survivors include her husband of sixty-six years, Dr. John L. Bledsoe; three daughters, Sherri Halford (Hollis), Christie Hurlock (Dave), and Jonna Hart; three grandchildren, Hilary Reese Hohl (Stuart), Harrison Hart (Hannah), and Sarah Catherine Hurlock Osgood (Gus) and two great-grandchildren, John Stuart Hohl and Warner Hamilton Hohl.

Thomas Funeral Home is proud to make the announcement for the funeral of Joann Coulter Bledsoe, formally of Calhoun.

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Visitation will be on Saturday, February 10th, at the Willisburg Christain Church.

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