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Janet Whiteaker

May 1, 1968 — March 13, 2018

Janet Sharon Whiteaker, passed away on day, March 13, 2018 in Sparta, Tennessee at the age 49.

Born May 1, 1968 to J.D. Whiteaker and Anna Smith Tompkins.

Janet was preceded in death by her father, John David “J.D.” Whiteaker; brother, Randy Whiteaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Shasta Watson (Todd) of Sparta; son, John England (Angela) of Sparta; mother, Anna Smith Tompkins; brother, Gary Whiteaker of Sparta; sisters, Brenda Young (Barry), Nancy Margeson (J.T.), Anna Whiteaker and Angie Ashton (Brian); 7 grandchildren; several nephews, nieces and cousins.


Family will receive friends Monday, March 19, 2018, 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 P.M. in the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held, Monday, March 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Never Fail Cemetery.

Please sign the online guestbook at  Thurman Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with assisting the family with the arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janet Whiteaker, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Thurman Funeral Home LLC

44 N Main St, Sparta, TN 38583

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