Goins, Jane Emily (Cleveland)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Jane Emily Goins, 96, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away July 30, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. Jane enjoyed watching Lady Vols, bowling, good conversation and never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Goins, Jr.; granddaughter, Jana Ellyne Burns; parents Jesse Clyde Blackburn & Stella Blackburn; six brothers, JC Blackburn, JR Blackburn, Johnny Blackburn, Jay Edwin Blackburn, Jack Homer Blackburn and Jerry W. Blackburn; and son-in-law, Raymond Burns.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Burns; grandchildren, Lara Burns Harwood (Donny), Andy Burns and Emily Burns Lemley (LJ); great-grandchildren, Hannah Harwood, Austin Harwood, Lauren Harwood and Kalle Jones; brother, JG “Pinky” Blackburn; and several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Caris Hospice and several personal caregivers.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 1-3 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home, with the service to follow in the chapel at 3 p.m., with Pastor Ramon Torres officiating.

Waters, Jennifer (Cleveland)

Grimes, Peggy Joyce (Whiteside)

Waldrop, Jeannette "Granny Net" (Decatur)


Jennifer Waters, 41, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at the family residence. She was born in Caribou, Maine and she was preceded in death by her ... (click for more)

After a lengthy health battle, Peggy Joyce Grimes, 88, was welcomed to her heavenly home at the pearly gates by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. She was a resident of Whiteside, ... (click for more)

Jeannette "Granny Net" Waldrop, 88, of Decatur, formerly of Etowah, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Filmore and Mary Buckner Wilson. She was ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Waters, Jennifer (Cleveland)

Jennifer Waters, 41, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at the family residence. She was born in Caribou, Maine and she was preceded in death by her mother, Diane Burns Creagan; and maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather, Wayne Creagan. Jennifer enjoyed crafts, puzzle books and the outdoors including fishing. Most of all, she ... (click for more)

Grimes, Peggy Joyce (Whiteside)

After a lengthy health battle, Peggy Joyce Grimes, 88, was welcomed to her heavenly home at the pearly gates by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. She was a resident of Whiteside, TN and of the Christian faith. Peggy was married to the late Billy Jack Grimes. She was born on July 29, 1933, to the late Charles Martin Newman and Maude Denton Newman. She was ... (click for more)

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Tania Johnson “TJ” Hall

Tania Johnson “TJ” Hall, 47, passed away on September 13, 2021. Tania was a 1992 graduate of Hixson High School and was of the Christian faith. She was a former employee at Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna, but her most recent career choice was a job she loved as a professional truck driver, calling herself “the barefoot trucker” for SAV Transportation Group. Tania was ... (click for more)

Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Baker

Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Baker, “Gramps”, 73, passed away on September 17, 2021. He was born in Trion, Ga., on Feb. 12, 1948, to the late Hazel Willingham and Alford Seaborn Baker. Ben was a loving husband, father, and grandfather that enjoyed boating, traveling, hunting, fishing, golf, and football. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was also ... (click for more)

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