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Joe Jack Dement

Joe Jack Dement, age 86 of Lascassas, died July 7, 2013.

Mr. Dement was a native of Normandy, TN and was the son of the late E. Miller and Ruby McSpadden Dement.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Rev. Marshall Gupton and Ron Medlin will officiate. Burial will be in the Hollywood Cemetery at Wartrace.

Mr. Dement is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Jerry" Bennett Dement; sons, Robert Allen Dement and his wife Mary Ann of Atlanta, GA, Edwin Wallace Dement and his wife Elizabeth of Pekin, IN, Joseph Miller Dement and his wife Patti of Fletcher, NC; daughter, Ann Dement Pockat and her husband Richard of Charlotte, NC; brother, John Miller Dement and wife Maurine of Normandy, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mr. Dement was preceded in death by his brothers, Albert Mac Dement and Ralph Ruble Dement.

Mr. Dement was a member of North Minister Presbyterian Church. He was a retired instructor with the Agriculture Department at MTSU and was a farmer. He received his BS degree and his MBA in Agriculture from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Mr. Dement was a longtime member of the Rutherford County Farm Bureau, Rutherford County Soil Conservation District, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Rutherford County Bee Keepers Club, was a 50 year Mason and member Lascassas Milton Lions Club. Mr. Dement was a veteran of World War II.

Grandsons and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the Joe Jack and Jerry Dement Endowed Scholarship at MTSU.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151. Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Daily News Journal on July 9, 2013
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