Mrs. Frances L. Brinkley, age 75 of the Pleasant Grove Community passed away, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 13, 2015 at 2 PM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Samuel Paul Howard officiating.
Burial will follow at New Center Grove Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday, February 12 from 5 – 8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brinkley, a native of Franklin County, was the daughter of the late Dan and Hazel Riddle.
She worked as a sewing machine operator for many years at both Tennessee Apparel and Taylor’s Leatherwear. She enjoyed cooking and gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Paul Eugene Mathis and Dale Brinkley; son, Ricky W. Mathis and three sisters, Hatiruth Hill, Helen Colins and Josephine Lee.
Mrs. Brinkley is survived by two sons, Paul E. Mathis of the Pleasant Grove Community and Floyd D. Mathis and his wife, Penny of Winchester; two daughters, Wanda Painter and her husband, Larry of the Pleasant Grove Community and Sharlotte J. Smith of Tullahoma; one brother, Lloyd Riddle of the Pleasant Grove Community; one sister, Pam Gill and her husband, Curtis of the Pleasant Grove Community; eleven grandchildren, Geremy, Misty, Amanda, Daniel, Chris and Aron Mathis, Tammy and Angie Painter, Tabitha and Eve Smith and Shane Baker; eighteen great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.