Karen C. Vertrees

April 1, 1952 - April 9, 2017
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Karen C. Vertrees, age 65 of Cunningham, TN passed away on Sunday April 9th, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 1st, 1952 in Columbia, SC; the daughter of the late Richard Carlson and Hildred Ausbon Carlson.

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Karen C. Vertrees, age 65 of Cunningham, TN passed away on Sunday April 9th, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 1st, 1952 in Columbia, SC; the daughter of the late Richard Carlson and Hildred Ausbon Carlson.

Karen is a member of Gray’s Chapel Church of the Nazarene, the Captain William Edmiston Chapter of the DAR, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She worked with her husband at their family business, Mobile Manor rental properties. Karen is survived by her husband Mark S. Vertrees; son Steven M. Vertrees (Rebekah) of Franklin; two daughters Sara Turnquist (Greg) of Clarksville and Rachel Bull (Ryan) of Cunningham; a sister Diane Riggsbee (Bynie) of Wake Forest, NC; and a brother James Carlson (Tobi) of Nolensville. She is blessed with 11 grandchildren and one on the way.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday April 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Gateway Funeral Home. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Wednesday April 12th, 2017 at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m. and again on Thursday from noon until the time of services.

Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.

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Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Time: 04:00 pm


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Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 01:00 pm


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