John Bean

Obituary of John William Bean

Manchester, Tennessee – Mr. John William Bean, age 84, of Hillsboro, TN, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Bean was born in Grundy County, Tennessee, to his late parents Jennie Sartain Bean and Lloyd Bean. He worked for many years as a truck mechanic for Batesville Casket Company until 2001 when he retired. Mr. Bean was a member of Rutledge Hill Community Church as well as the Heartfelt Gospel Music Association where he served as president. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Zora Elizabeth Parks Bean; brothers, Owen Bean, Charlie Bean, James Bean, and Eugene Bean; sisters, Ruth Bean and Ruby Bean. Mr. Bean is survived by son, Randy Bean and special friend Anne Gillespie, Tullahoma, TN; daughters, Martha (Larry) Thompson, Quebeck, TN, and Mary (Joey) Shelton, Hillsboro, TN; sister, Pauline Marchesoni, Manchester, TN; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 15, 2020, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, TN. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 10:00am at Rutledge Hill Community Church with Mike Rigsby and Erik Shelton officiating. Burial will follow at Rutledge Hill Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are Kelly Hall, Sandi Sidlowe/Bobby Sidlowe, William Thompson, Andrew Thompson, Elan Thompson, Erik Shelton, Lora Shelton. Honorary pallbearers are John-Sawyer Sidlowe, Zora-Henley Sidlowe, Hayden Thompson, and Layla Collingsworth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rutledge Hill Cemetery Fund, C/O Phillip Sherrill, 144 Rutledge Ford Rd., Hillsboro, TN, 37342. Central Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Central Funeral Home, LLC
2812 Hillsboro Highway
Manchester, Tennessee, United States
(931) 723-7774

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, November 16, 2020
Rutledge Hill Community Church
91 Rutledge Ford Rd.
Hillsboro, Tennessee, United States
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