Funeral services for Mr. Jim “Von” Way, 83, of Cookeville, TN,
will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, 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 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”
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, TN.
Bro. Johnny Fox will officiate at the services.
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