Margarete Elizabeth French

Born on April 10, 1957

Departed on August 27, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Margarete Elizabeth “Liz” French age, 63, of Hendersonville passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 surrounded by her family. Liz was born on April 10,1957 on an army base in Germany. She was the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Barlow. Liz is survived by her son MichaelFrench (wife Nicole); granddaughter Aubrey French; mother Margaret Barlow of Hendersonville; sister Maria Thompson (spouse Raymond); and nephew Kyle Thompson (spouse Cindy).
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 2-4 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Liz spoke fluent German, loved German food, baking and visiting historic bakeries. She would have done anything for her family and friends, but she had a very
special bond with her only child, Michael. Liz also adored her granddaughter Aubrey, who loves her “Nana”. Liz loved all things cats, especially her own Nitty and Sophie. Saturday shopping with her mother, hosting family dinners and big Christmas celebrations
with her family were among some of her favorite pastimes. Liz’s second family was at Park Place Senior Living in Hendersonville, where she worked for fifteen years as a business manager. She loved her “work family” and the residents of Park Place as she did
her own family.
Liz was preceded in death by her husband Cecil P. Horn Jr., her father Raymond Barlow and her niece Gretta Thompson. Liz will be truly missed by her family and all who knew her.

12 Comments to Margarete Elizabeth French

  1. Dione Yates
    September 1, 2020 5:57 pm

    Her presence is forever missed.

  2. Christi Adams Tollett
    September 2, 2020 1:19 pm

    I remember Liz at HHS yrs ago. Always had that beautiful smile and such a nice girl. Smart talented and beautiful. Condolences and prayers to family

  3. Kathy Butler Brown
    September 2, 2020 3:51 pm

    Prayers for the family, sooo sorry for your loss🙏🙏🙏

  4. Julie Guy Harrison
    September 2, 2020 5:37 pm

    My prayers with her family!!! She was always a sweet girl in HS

  5. Larry R Dattilo
    September 2, 2020 7:06 pm

    Prayers and condolences. With deepest sympathy.

    Larry R Dattilo

    “HHS Class of 75”

  6. Jana (Graybill) Yarbro
    September 3, 2020 2:11 am

    Margaret, Maria & Families….I’m so sorry to hear about Lizzie’s passing. I have fond memories of her from when we were neighbors! My deepest sympathies to you all.

  7. Martha Saino
    September 3, 2020 10:42 am

    My mother has been At Park Place for the past 10 years. Liz all ways had a smile on her face and a sweet hello. I did not know she was ill…..I will miss her so much. My heart goes out to her family. She was a beautiful lady…..

  8. Rev. Donna Michael
    September 3, 2020 4:43 pm

    Liz was such a bright, shining light at our church, Center for Spiritual Living Nashville. Her radiant smile always made everyone feel special and welcome. We who knew her send our love and prayers to the family. May her soul be at peace and her spirit soar to that eternal light of love. May her dear family be comforted now, and in the coming days.

  9. Colette j. Yount
    September 3, 2020 4:55 pm

    Liz was a very dear friend! Always there for you when you needed her! Rest In Peace dear friend you are in good hands!

  10. Rev Bonita Barber Young
    September 3, 2020 11:34 pm

    In peace and with love Liz will be remembered as a radiant blessing to all who knew her. She was loved and appreciated by her church CSLNashville. Her radiant smile is imprinted on my heart and she will not be forgotten. Prayers of comfort for all of her friends and family.💔😢🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️😇😇😇

  11. Tammie Ensey Bullington
    September 4, 2020 12:03 am

    Liz and I were kindred spirits. We shared so much. From growing up in Germany, military family’s. The joy of Baking, and the love of our CSLN. I will miss her bright eyes and warm smile. ❤🤬❤🙏

  12. Sue Graybill
    September 4, 2020 12:30 am

    My heartfelt sympathies to Michael and family, Margaret, Maria and family! You have been a part of our lives for so many years, and I am so sorry for your loss of Lizzie, she was such a special young lady! May God wrap his loving arms around each and everyone of you and give you peace and comfort for the coming days! We will miss you Lizzie!

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