Franklin Obituaries

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  • Saturday Dec 13 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Bizier, Betty Lee

    BETTY LEE BIZIER, 84 School Teacher WINTER HAVEN - Mrs. Bettie Lee Bizier, age 84, of Winter Haven passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014, in Auburndale due to complications from a stroke. Mrs. Bizier was a retired school teacher and member of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Winter Haven.

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  • Sunday Dec 7 | via Marietta Times 

    Clair E. Orem

    Clair served proudly in the U.S. Navy overseas during WWII. He was a Barber for 64 years in Williamstown, operating Clairs Barber Shop.

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  • Sunday Dec 7 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Sue Caroline Noland

    Sue Caroline Noland, 81, of Fines Creek Road passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at The Homestead in Clyde. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Macy Rogers Noland.

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  • Wednesday Dec 3 | via Magic 105.5 

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    The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards says he's "lost the largest pal in the world." The rocker admits in his handwritten Facebook post that he "can't express the sense of sadness" he feels over the death of longtime Stones sax man Bobby Keys.

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  • Wednesday Dec 3 | via Star 93.3 

    The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Mournin...

    The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards says he's "lost the largest pal in the world." The rocker admits in his handwritten Facebook post that he "can't express the sense of sadness" he feels over the death of longtime Stones sax man Bobby Keys.

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  • Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Review 

    Rolling Stones' sax player Bobby Keys dead at 70

    Saxophonist Bobby Keys, a lifelong rock 'n' roller who toured with Buddy Holly, played on recordings by John Lennon and laid down one of the all-time blowout solos on the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar," has died. He was 70. Keys died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, after a lengthy illness.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Mid-Day Mumbai 

    'The Rolling Stones' saxophonist Bobby Keys dies at 70

    Los Angeles: Bobby Keys, the saxophonist who toured with 'The Rolling Stones' for more than 45 years, died at his home in Franklin, Tennessee due to cirrhosis. He was 70. Keys' family announced his passing on Facebook on Tuesday night.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via News Max 

    Bobby Keys Dies at 70: Rolling Stones Saxophonist Mo...

    Saxophonist Bobby Keys, who toured with the Rolling Stones, died Tuesday at age 70. Known for his solo on the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar," Keys had been on tour with the band earlier this year before illness forced him to sit out. He died at home in Franklin, Tennessee, People reported .

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Rocky Mount Telegram 

    Rolling Stonesa sax player Bobby Keys dies at 70

    Bobby Keys plays with The Tremors on May 12, 1987, at the Steamboat in Austin, Texas. Keys, who performed on recordings with the Rolling Stones, John Lennon and Eric Clapton, died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg 

    Rolling Stones sax player Bobby Keys dies

    Rolling Stones sax player Bobby Keys dies Rolling Stones saxophone player Bobby Keys died at his home in Franklin, Tenn. He was 70 years old.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Washington Post 

    Bobby Keys, longtime saxophonist with the Rolling St...

    Bobby Keys, a Texas-born saxophonist who spent decades performing as a sideman with the Rolling Stones, supplying high-energy solos to "Brown Sugar" and other hits, but whose undisciplined behavior became too outrageous even for the fast-living rockers, died Dec. 2 at his home in Franklin, Tenn. He was 70. The Rolling Stones confirmed his death in a statement.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Rolling Stones Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies at 70

    Bobby Keys , the Texas-born tenor saxophonist whose bold and bluesy sound made him the single most vital auxiliary member of the Rolling Stones from the 1970s forward, died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tenn. He was 70. With a uniquely powerful sound that was more rock 'n' roll than R&B, Keys made a name for himself first with his solo on Dion 's "The Wanderer" in 1961 which led to more studio work, most of it uncredited.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via WGBH 

    Bobby Keys, Who Played Saxophone For The Rolling Sto...

    The Associated Press quoted Michael Webb, who played keyboard with Keys, as saying the musician died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tenn., after a long illness. He had performed with the Stones earlier this year before his health prevented him from continuing on tour.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via NWAonline 

    Rolling Stones' sax player Bobby Keys dead

    Bobby Keys, a saxophonist and life-long rock 'n roller known to millions for his blasting solo on the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar," has died at his home in Franklin, Tenn. He was 70 years old.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Mashable 

    Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys is dead at 70

    Saxophonist Bobby Keys, who can be heard on Rolling Stones albums dating as far back as 1969's Let It Bleed , died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 70. "The Rolling Stones are devastated by the loss of their very dear friend and legendary saxophone player, Bobby Keys," the band wrote in a statement.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via News Times 

    Rolling Stones' musician dies

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Various music blogs are reporting that saxophonist Bobby Keys, one of the key members of the Rolling Stones' extensive backing group during their golden era, has died.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Cleveland.com 

    Bobby Keys, sax player for the Rolling Stones, dead ...

    The Nashville Scene reported that Keys, 70, died at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, early Tuesday morning after a lengthy battle with cirrhosis of the liver. Michael Webb, the keyboardist for Keys' band, Bobby Keys and the Suffering Bastards, confirmed the death to the Music City alternative paper.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Magic 105.5 

    Rolling Stones Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dead At 70

    The Rolling Stones ' longtime sax man Bobby Keys has died. The Texas-born saxophone player who performed with the Stones for more than 45 years, passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee Tuesday.

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  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via Lehigh Acres Gazette 

    Mrs. Sue Mai Adams Wedge, 91

    Mrs. Sue Mai Adams Wedge of Franklin, Tennessee passed away peacefully on November 24, 2014 at the age of 91. She was born in Shelbyville, Tennessee to Clara Dean Pickle Adams and Chesley Thomas Adams on July 27, 1923. Upon graduation from Draughn's Buiness College in 1942 she went to Washington DC where she worked in the Pentagon.

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