Mary Jo Sanders


Mary Jo Sanders 80, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.

She was employed by a number of insurance companies, including Gaskill Puthran Insurance Agency and Allison Cline Insurance Agency. She also co-founded Fire Adjustment Company with her husband and father. Mary Jo was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Franklin and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 300.

She is survived by her stepson, Fred (Jennifer) Sanders; son-in-law, Steven Purdy; grandchildren, Bethany Crain, Joey Purdy and Nathan Johnson; stepgrandchildren, Alex, Kyle and Emma Sanders; great-grandchildren, Holden Crain and Nathan Johnson; and sister, Linda (William) Parsons.

Mary Jo is preceded in death by her husband, Terry; and her daughter, Vickie Purdy.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

You are invited to read Mary Jo’s complete obituary at, where you can sign the online register book, order flowers or leave a condolence for the family.

Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory-Greenwood Chapel is entrusted with the funeral arrangements.