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July 28, 1945 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 75)

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Nola Janetta Cook Bushman, age 75, of Athens, and former resident of Mt. Ayr, IN for 29 years, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga

She was a native of Athens, resident of McMinn County and a daughter of the late Albert Junior and Nancy Almeda Ferguson Cook.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Trennis G Yoder, second husband, Eugene Bushman and son Kenneth Rondale “Dale” Yoder.

Nola retired from Jasper County Hospital in Rensselaer, IN were she was a surgery room tech. Nola was a very talented singer and always liked going out with her friends. She especially loved and enjoyed being with her family.

Nola is survived by her

Daughter Lisa Bateman of Rensselaer, IN;

Sons Harrold Yoder of Hobart, IN and Allen Cook and wife Dianne of Englewood;

Grandchildren, Cameron Chan and husband Al, Nick Yoder and fiancé Kim, Morgan Bateman, Tiffany Bowers, Josh Bowers and wife Felicia;

Great-grandchildren, Leo, Kade, Micah and Aubrey;

Sister Jeanette Pilkey and husband Lester of Decatur;

Brothers Calvin Junior Cook of Ten Mile, James Cook and wife Brenda of Athens, Donnie Cook and wife Deborah of Athens, and Ronnie Cook and wife Diane of Athens.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 9, from 11 AM until 1 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Nola Janetta Cook Bushman.


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January 9, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

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