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10/20/12 — Gertrude Jones Hoover

Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Jones Hoover, age 86 of Manchester will be conducted Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Rev. Neal Glass officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be Saturday, October 20, 2012  from 11:00 AM till service time at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hoover passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.

Mrs. Hoover was born August 25, 1926 in Centertown, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Vernon and Etta Jones Page. In the 1940’s Mrs. Hoover worked as a phone operator.  On August 6, 1950, she married her husband of 55 years, Herschel White Hoover, who passed away in 2005. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Manchester and the Johnson Hall Sunday School Class.  She was a longtime member of Gideons International.  Mrs. Hoover enjoyed reading, sewing and working at the family store, Hoover’s Jewelry in Manchester.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death two brothers, Everett and Alex Page and four sisters, Margaret Lance, Nerene Thompson, Vada Bost and Alma Holder.

 Mrs. Hoover is survived by one son, Marlin Hoover and his wife, Kim of Tullahoma; two daughters, Sarah Potuk and her husband Tommy of Manchester and Lisa Jennings and her husband, Rick of Burlington, NC; one brother, Arvle Page and his wife Mozelle of McMinnville; one sister, Myrna Pearsall of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Amanda Whedbee and her husband, Mark, Kelli Barnett and her husband, Zach, Marina Jennings and Ryan Jennings and two great grandchildren, Evan Jones and Parker Whedbee.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Gideons International, P. O Box 1222, Manchester, TN.  37355 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 201 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma, TN. 37388.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Gertrude Page Hoover.