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Obituary for Miriam Beatrice Shores (Manak)

Miriam Beatrice Shores, 99 of Cookeville, Tennessee, passed at her home on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

Miriam was born Sunday, March 15, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, and she was the daughter of the late Fredrick Manak and the late Antoinette (Jursa) Manak.

She was the loving wife of 79 years to Roy Shores; her Daughter Kathi Lock; Five Grand Children, and Thirteen Great Grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Miriam was preceded in death by her son, Ron Shores.

Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2024, from Saint Thomas Catholic Church at 11:00 am.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am at the church.

Donations may be made to the church building fund in lieu of flowers.

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Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home - Cremation Center.