Funeral services for Mrs. Emogene Way Jakob, 90, of
Nashville, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, July 5, 2019, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Union Hill - Flatt Cemetery on
Shepardsville Hwy. in Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 11 A.M. until time
She passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Alive Hospice
in Nashville, TN.
She was born March 21, 1929, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Hiram Way and Ollie Fox Way. On June 29, 1959, she was
married to the late Howard Jakob. She was a public school
teacher, working for the Jackson and Davidson County School
Systems. She was a member of the Goodlettsville Church of
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son in Law: Luther Bryant Henderson; 6 Brothers:
Leo, Hubert, Jessie, Fred, Ermon, and Joe Way; and 4 Sisters:
Ruby Way, Cleo Flatt, Lillie Brown, and Helen Baither.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Jeanette Henderson of Nashville,
TN; 4 Grandchildren: Chris (Kierston) Henderson of Lebanon,
TN, Jonathan Henderson of Franklin, TN, David Henderson of
Nashville, TN, and Ashleigh Henderson of North Carolina; and 8
Great Grandchildren: Ayden, Cohen, Bailey, Noah, Emery,
Sawyer, Dakota, and Everet Henderson. Several nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Arlon Way will officiate at the services.
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