Fern Emily Strom passed away December 18th, 2011 in her daughters home. She was 88 years old. Ms. Strom was the daughter of the late August and Ella Wagner. She was born in the City of Chicago on April 24, 1923. Fern married Wilbur Strom and was married to him for 30 years. She cared for him until his death from alzheimers in 1990. Fern spent her later years working in a movie theater, but her primary focus was caring for her grandchildren. Ms. Strom is survived by; three daughters: Kathy Richard Binney of Lebanon TN, Misty Blue of San Lorenzo, NM, Karen Clark of Napa, CA; One son: Kevin Penny Strom of Port Charlotte, FL.; Two grandsons: Joel Lara Silverthorn of Fort Myers, FL and William Silverthorn of Lebanon, TN and One granddaughter: April Justin Southward of Ashburn, VA. The family will have a memorial service Tuesday December 27th beginning at 6pm at the New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that you make donations to Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. The Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information please see the website www.cremationsocietyoftn.com.