Memorial services for Jacqueline Mae (Gerken) Peci, 54, of
Granville, Tennessee, will be held at 6 P.M. on Monday,
November 5, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial took place in Milan Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 P.M. – 6 P.
She passed away on Friday, October 26, 2007, at her
residence in Granville.
She was born August 3, 1953, in Cleveland, Ohio, to
Geraldine (Saas) Hardway and Russell Savage. She was an
English teacher for the Smith County Public School System in
She was a member of the Norwalk Alliance Church in Ohio.
She was a graduate of Norwalk (Ohio) High School and Miami
She enjoyed running, tennis, swimming, skiing, and scuba
diving. She kept two horses at her home and found solace with
friends in regular rides through the countryside. She was a
violinist, soprano singer, and a member of the Symphony Guild
in Cookeville, TN.
Survivors include her mother: Geraldine (Saas) Hardway of
Norwalk, Ohio; her father: Russell Savage of Anderson,
Indiana; her companion: Jerry Goolsby of Granville, TN; 2
Sons: Joshua Gerken of Cleveland, Ohio, and Daniel Gerkin of
Columbus, Ohio; 1 Daughter: Dinah Gerken of Columbus,
Ohio; and 2 Brothers: Jeffrey Savage and Justin Savage, both
of Norwalk, Ohio.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home