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Jean Marie Cleavenger, 71
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Jean Marie Cleavenger, 71, of McMinnville (Fairview community) died Wednesday, April 6, at River Park Hospital.
She was born Oct. 13, 1939, in Painesville, Ohio, was a homemaker, and a member of Shellsford Baptist Church. Mrs. Cleavenger was preceded in death by her father, Clair Edwin Wilkerson, and her husband Phillip Erwin Cleavenger.
Survivors include mother, Annie Elizabeth Wilkerson; daughter and son-in-law, Synthia Joy and Mark J. Rhoades; daughter Mary Ann Rogers; son, Mark Edward Cleavenger; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and James Triskett; brothers, Bud and Julie Wilkerson, and Bud Wilkerson; grandchildren, Charles J. Rhoades, Brandon E. Cleavenger, Jonathen P. Cleavenger, Thomas N.M. Collins, Sarah C.E. Rogers; step-grandchildren, Rose McDanniel and Christie Grooms; and step-great-grandchildren, Jorden Paquin, Braxton V. McDanniel, Brandy Grooms, James McDanniel, Brandon Grooms, Dwayne Grooms, Gary Grooms, and Charles Grooms.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. David Daugherty will officiate. Interment will follow at Shellsford Cemetery. The Cleavenger family will receive friends today from 4 to 6 p.m. and again Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with medical expenses. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 8, 2011