shuler, dorcas

Sarah Dorcas (Herron) Shuler, age 98, of Franklin, Tennessee died peacefully at home Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

Mrs. Shuler was born in Gillett, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late Sam T. and Clara Bell Herron. Longtime member of Harpeth Hills Church of Christ, she and her husband traveled extensively around the world and in 1976 she helped her husband start Shuler Systems Inc. Dorcas was an avid gardener, reader, quilter and bird watcher. She was a superb cook and gifted with a strong intellect and great wit. Loved by all who knew her, she will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil M. Shuler; brother Clinton Phelps; and daughter-in-law Maureen E. Shuler (William). She is survived by children, James, William and Robert; daughters-in-law, Diana Shuler and Veronica (Ronnie) Shuler; sister, Elizabeth Mitchell; and five grandchildren, Chris Shuler, Kevin Shuler, Katie Hermanson, Lauren Shuler and Sarah Shuler.

Visitation will be at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home Friday, Oct. 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., concluding with a memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for Agape of Nashville and Faith Family Medical Center of Nashville.


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