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We Remember: Monday, January 13 Obituaries

Here are the latest obituaries and notices as provided by the funeral homes serving Cookeville, Baxter, Monterey, Sparta, Gainesboro and Livingston.

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Obituaries are presented by Presley Funeral Home, West Jackson Street in Cookeville.

Obituaries For Monday, January 13

Wesley “Dillard” Johnson, 81 of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Anna Rose German, Age 89, Of Monterey, passed Away On Sunday, January 12, 2020, At Her Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Mrs. Wanda Lundskog, 93 of Cookeville, died Saturday January 11, 2020 at 2:10 p.m. in Bethesda Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete.

Mrs. Jeanette Phillips, 89 of Cookeville, died Saturday January 11, 2020 at 9:09 a.m. at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Curtis A. Halliman, age 56 of Sparta, who passed away on Saturday January 11, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Halliman worked for Fixture World. Arrangements are incomplete.

Cynthia Beckwith, 56 of Cookeville died Saturday January 11, 2010 at 11:40 a.m. at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Mr. Brandin Bays, 51 of Cookeville, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Celebration of Life Services for Mrs. Sheila Loraine Reagan Lancaster, age 53, of Livingston will be held at a later date. Mrs. Shelia passed from this life on Saturday morning, January 10, 2020 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was born May 9, 1966 in Overton County, Tennessee to the late Lynn & Bernice Daniels Reagan. Sheila worked as a Lab Technician for Cookeville Regional for many years. She also loved giving her time as a Methodist Pastor for Bethany United Methodist for 7 years.

The Memorial Service for Miguel Guevara, 52, of Sparta, will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6 pm at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. He passed away Monday, January 06, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born on April 11, 1967 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to Miguel Guevara and Alba Turcios. The family will receive friends on Monday, January 13, 2020 from 4 pm to time of service.

Funeral Services For Zdenka Austin, Age 73, Of The Pleasant Hill Community Will Be Conducted On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, At 10:00 AM From The Chapel Of Goff Funeral Home. Pastor Billy Kemp Will Officiate With Interment To Follow In The New Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Austin Was Born On November 22, 1946, To The Late Elisha And Zdenka Zizka “Mimmie” Lockwood. Mrs. Austin Took Her Angel Wings On Friday, January 10, 2020, At The Cumberland Medical Center Surrounded By Her Loving Husband And Loving Family Members After A Brief Stay At The Hospital. Mrs. Austin Was A Human Resource Specialist At Avery-Dennison (Carter Ink) For Over 30 Years. She Attended Central Baptist Church. She Loved Cooking, Crocheting, Knitting, Reading And Watching Old Movies, Such As Gone With The Wind. She Was Loved By Everyone She Came In Contact With. She Is Survived By Her Husband Of 47 Years, Robert “Bob” Austin Of The Pleasant Hill Community; Bob’s Children, David (Diane) Austin, Mike (Wilma, Deceased) Austin, Allen (Darlene) Austin, Danny (Mary) Austin, Debbie (Rick) Nail; Daughter, Ashlara Austin; 14 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; 2 Sisters, Famey Lanora Lockwood And Rose (George) Pietrogallo; Brother, John E. Lockwood; Her Special Work Family From Avery-Dennison (Carter Ink); And Numerous Nieces And Nephews. In Addition To Her Parents, She Was Preceded In Death By Her Son, John Ashley Burg. The Family Will Receive Friends At Goff Funeral Home On Monday, January 13, 2020, From 5:00 PM Until 8:00 PM.

Funeral services for Janie Lee Brown, 82 of Baxter, will be Wednesday, January 15 at 1 PM at Baxter Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Double Springs Cemetery. Bro. Vince Whipp and Bro. Larry Vaught will officiate. Mrs. Brown died Saturday, January 11, 2020 in NHC Healthcare of Cookeville. She was born March 7, 1937 in Smith County to the late Jessie Leon Bush and Georgia Verda Scarlett Bush. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Freeman Brown on October 1, 2009, a brother Bobby Bush. She was a graduate of Baxter Seminary. She was a retired assembler with Fleetguard/Cummins Filtration with 33 years of service. She enjoyed reading, working in her flower garden, music of all kinds, especially old country and bluegrass. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Myra and Daryl Phillips of Sparta, son and daughter-in-law Michael Freeman and Rita Brown of Cookeville, grandson Michael Freeman, Jr. of Franklin, step grandson Eric Phillips of Texas, brother Jerry Bush of Sparta, several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM and after 11 AM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Funeral Service for Ronald “Ron” Lee Hoffman, 77 of Cookeville, will be held Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 1:00 PM from the Heavenly Host Lutheran Church with Pastor Andrew Smith officiating. He passed from this life on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Ron was born April 30, 1942, in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio to the late George and Tillie (Cordes) Hoffman. Ron was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all. He was very kind and giving to everyone he came in contact with. Ron was very active with the Heavenly Host Lutheran Church. He was loved by all that knew him and he will be greatly missed. Ron is survived by, Wife, Linda Hoffman, 3 Boys, Dean and Cindy Hoffman, David Hoffman, and Dan and Mary Hoffman, 4 Grandchildren, Kelly, Christopher, Holly, and Lindsey Hoffman; and 3 Sisters, Nancy and Jim Hogrefe, Pat and Larry Mahnke, and Diane Weires-Haynes and Chuck. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by, First Wife, Marci Hoffman. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Crest Lawn Funeral Home, and again, Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 11:00 am until time of service at the Heavenly Host Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

Funeral services for Mr. Jim “Von” Way, 83, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro. Burial will follow in the Union Hill – Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy. in Jackson County, TN. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 P.M. – 8 P.M., and Thursday from 8 A.M. until time of services. He passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at his residence. He was born April 26, 1936, in Jackson County, TN, to the late Bennie Way and Beulah Way. He was married to Clara Jean Way, who survives. He was the owner of Way’s Custom Shop, making custom draperies. He was a member of the Sycamore Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 Brothers: Ray Way, Delane Way, Jack Way, and Auburn “Ben” Way. Survivors include his Wife: Clara Jean Way of Bloomington Springs, TN; 3 Sons: Kim (Sandra) Way of Cookeville, TN, Kerry (Gethyn) Way of Munising, MI, and Kevin (Lisa) Way of Midland, MI; 1 Daughter: Brenda (Fred) Bratumil of Novi, MI; 2 Step Daughters: Joy (Gary) Fox of Bloomington Springs, TN, and Anita (Danny) Nichols of Cookeville, TN; 13 Grandchildren: Jamie, Heidi, Rebecca, Molly, Kyle, Trent, Ambre, Katie, Amy, Bryann, Heather, Rachel, and Daniel; several Great Grandchildren; 1 Brother: David (Linda) Way of Taylor, MI; and 2 Sisters: Oneta (Nick) Baggett of Westland, MI, and Alma (Neal) Chaffin of Gainesboro.

 

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