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Leon Jeans

Leon Jeans Jr.

Monday, December 8th, 1947 - Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Obituary

Leslie "Leon" Jeans, Jr., 73 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Leon was born Monday, December 8, 1947 in Memphis, Tennessee, and he was the son of the late Leslie Leon Jeans, Sr., and the late Lillian Charlene (King) Jeans.

Leon was a people person, loved to act and entertain, and loved to sing, especially at church. He was a faithful member of Caney Fork Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He loved to laugh, and enjoyed most making others laugh. Leon was loved by all that knew him and he will be greatly missed.

Leon is survived by, Wife of 53 years, Lynn Jeans; 2 Siblings, Ginger and Paul Thompson, and Joe and Lynn Jeans; Brother-in-law, Bill Hale, Sr.; 3 Nieces, Lacey Thompson, Deb O'Dell, and Melody Stehle; Nephew, Bill Hale, Jr.; 2 Great-Nieces, Lillian and Scarlett Isbell. A host of cousins and special friends.

Funeral Service for Leslie "Leon" Jeans, Jr., will be held Sunday, January 17, 2021 from the chapel of Caney Fork Baptist Church, 2404 East Highway 70, Cookeville, Tennessee, 38506, at 3:00 PM with Bro. Steve Thornton officiating. Interment will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Caney Fork Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Caney Fork Baptist Church Building Fund.

To sign the online guestbook and to send the family a message please visit: www.crestlawnmemorial.com

Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 17th, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Caney Fork Baptist Church
    Address
    2404 East Highway 70
    Cookeville, TN 38506
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, January 17th, 2021 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 17th, 2021 3:00pm
    Location
    Caney Fork Baptist Church
    Address
    2404 East Highway 70
    Cookeville, TN 38506
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Bro. Steve Thornton
  • Interment

    Location
    Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    800 W. Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
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Dennis Beal

Posted at 11:22pm
We will miss Leon so much. He portrayed Rafe Hollister in our "Mayberry" chapter of the Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers club in Knoxville, Tennessee for many years. We will miss his laughs, stories and smiles that he shared generously with all who knew him.

Dennis Beal
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Deborah Odell

Posted at 03:09pm
Uncle Leon, thank you for all the love and laughter you brought into our lives! We are truly going to miss you and your great stories, playful spirit, presence at baseball games, and especially your contagious smile!

Rest in peace, Uncle Leon.

Love you bunches,

Deb, Bob, and Austin xo

Melody Stehle

Posted at 01:06pm
Uncle Leon you were such a beautiful soul. And a great prankster! Love you, Mel
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moviemaker1717@gmail.com

Posted at 10:22am
Leon is an awesome guy. We had lots of fun doing the Mayberry tribute actor stuff. He always seemed to be in a good mood. I know this world will be less with him gone, but we will without a doubt see him again someday.
 
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moviemaker1717@gmail.com Posted at 10:23am

I must have done something wrong. I'm Chris Monday.
SW

Steve Wright

Posted at 02:41pm
Rest In Peace, dear team mate. I’m thankful you graced my life. May God grant peace and comfort to your loved ones.
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