Karen A. Tryggestad, age 64, of Spring Hill, passed away on Thursday evening at her home with her loving family at her side. Karen was born October 19, 1948, in Clarksville, TN. She was the daughter of the late Joe W. Puckett and Gladys Phillips Puckett. On July 26, 1969, she became the wife of Thomas “Tom” Tryggestad. Before her retirement, she had worked as a school secretary. Karen’s family shared how important her church family was to her and that she served for many years teaching Bible classes to the infants and children. Karen and Tom were faithful members of the Heritage Church of Christ in Franklin. In addition to her devoted husband, Karen is also survived by their children, Amy Lamar Bowman of Franklin and Erik Jeanie Tryggestad of Edmond, OK; her beloved grandchildren, Luke Bowman and Maggie Tryggestad; her siblings, Donna Story of Nashville, Sandra Feltner of Clarksville, Mike Puckett of Allardt, TN, Jerry Puckett of Sparta, TN, Janet Kalonick of Decatur, AL, Joey Puckett of Oneida, TN and Jill Norman of Robbins, TN along with several nieces and nephews. A memorial service for Karen will be conducted on Saturday, January 26, at 2:00 P.M. at the Heritage Church of Christ located at 1056 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN 37064. The family will visit with friends from 1:00 P.M. until time of the service at 2:00 P.M. at the church.