Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Leftwichs in:
 • Cookeville City Cemetery
 • Cookeville
 • Putnam County
 • Tennessee
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Bessie Lee Jernigan Leftwich
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 28, 1978
Seoul Special City, South Korea
Death: Oct. 2, 2011
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA

Bessie Lee Leftwich
COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Bessie Lee Leftwich, 32, of Cookeville, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cookeville City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 3, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Leftwich passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, in Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 29, 1978, in Seoul, South Korea to Paul Jernigan Sr. and Kyong Cha Kim.
Bessie was a graduate of Austin Peay University, where she received her bachelor's and master's degrees. She was a teacher at Upperman High School as a reading specialist. Bessie enjoyed reading, making her home a warm place for her family, baking and shopping. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church.
Previously, she taught a children's Sunday school class at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarksville.
Her family includes her husband, Dr. Lanny Michael Leftwich; two stepchildren, Whitney and Ashton Leftwich; her parents, Paul Jernigan Sr. and Kyong Cha Kim of Dover; and a brother, Paul Jernigan Jr.
Pallbearers will be Larry Nabors, Johnny Albertson, John Ross Albertson, Johnny Moss, Darryl Lyles and Ryan McDonald.
Bros. Michael Leftwich and Seth McDonald will officiate at the services.
Dyer Funeral Home in Cookeville is in charge of arrangements (931) 526-7158.
Cookeville City Cemetery
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: imagal49
Originally Created by: Larry Moore
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77578206
Bessie Lee <i>Jernigan</i> Leftwich
Added by: Tess Morrow
Bessie Lee <i>Jernigan</i> Leftwich
Added by: imagal49
Bessie Lee <i>Jernigan</i> Leftwich
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Nia Gray
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 Added: Sep. 4, 2015

 Added: Mar. 4, 2015

- Klaus from Germany
 Added: Oct. 8, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service