Frances Scott Leonard Vanderpool

Born on November 11, 1938

Departed on December 9, 2020 and resided in White Bluff, Tennessee

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Frances Scott Leonard Vanderpool

Nov 11, 1938 - Dec 9, 2020

Age 82 years old, passed away on Wednesday, December 9th.

She retired from BellSouth after 32 years.

Preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Ethel Scott, her first husband William (Pee Wee) Leonard who passed away in 1984. Also, by her brother Bobby Scott.

She is survived by her husband, Eddie Vanderpool. Her children Tim (Judie) Leonard, Sherri (Larry) Martin, Sheila (Robert) Brown, six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and her sister Joy Scott.

Frances was born and raised in Gainesboro, TN where she graduated from Jackson County High School in 1956. She moved to Nashville, soon after graduation to attend St. Thomas Nursing School.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at 1PM, at West Harpeth Funeral Home with Hubert Cunningham officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Susan G Komen Foundation.

19 Comments to Mrs. Frances Scott Leonard Vanderpool

  1. Charlotte B Holleman says:

    I worked with Frances in Tellers for BellSouth. She was a lot of fun & a pleasure to work with. Also, she was a good cook. Sorry for your loss.

    • Sherri says:

      Hi Charlotte! She loved her time at the phone company at and especially with the tellers.

    • Sheila Brown says:

      Hey Ms Charlotte! Y’alls little pack of Tellers meant so much to her and she hated having to retire because of cancer but she was a proud retiree. Thank you for being in Moms fond memories!

  2. Tonnie Simpson says:

    I did not know Mrs. Vanderpool personally, but I’m a good friend of Shelia. Please know that I send my deepest condolences to your family , that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God surrounds your family with peace and love during this time of loss.

    • Sheila Brown says:

      Thank you and I am glad I had you to lean on through this! As a family, we appreciate all your prayers my dear friend!!

  3. Julia martin says:

    My Deepest Sympathy for Each of The Family DuringThis Time Of The Loss Of Mrs Vanderpool may the lord watch over each of them .

  4. Stephanie Coker says:

    Hi Sherri,

    Condolences to you and your family, you are in my prayers.

  5. Beverlie Buttrey House says:

    She was the best neighbor I ever had. A wonderful person inside and out. Heaven is getting one more beautiful angel. My prayers and love to the family.

    • Sheila says:

      Thank you Beverly! You are the best neighbor as well! I am sorry you know this same pain and how hard it is. Thank you for your prayers!

  6. Kalpana Gandhi says:

    My deepest condolence to you and your family. Praying for you.

  7. Gwen Willingham says:

    So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  8. Kathleen Miller says:

    I have known and cared for Mrs. Vanderpool for the past three years as one of her health care nurses. She was the had a great feistiness, graciousness and a wonderful sense of humor!! She loved her family from the depth of her heart! She will be truly missed by myself and so many people!! Til I see you in heaven Mrs Vanderpool! Say hi to my dad and my grandson!

    • Sheila Brown says:

      Thank you Kathy! You folks made a difference! Not just checking on her but having someone her and Eddie could talk to as friends. Her wings were ready too soon for me. But she is a peace. Stop anytime to see Eddie, he is hurting.
      Bless and thank all of you.

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