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Mr. Louis Cooper Deakins

• Feb 13, 2020 at 2:54 PM

JONESBOROUGH - Mr. Louis Cooper Deakins, age 81, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Deakins was born in Washington County and the son of the late James Cooper & Ophie Morrow Deakins.

He was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. He was a charter member of several local community organizations, enjoyed coaching and working with youth programs. He enjoyed farming, but most of all spending time with family. 

Mr. Deakins was a United States Army Veteran and a retired Foreman at Eastman Kodak Company.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Deakins, Jonesborough; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda & Greg Davis; grandchildren Justin Davis, Morgan Longworth (Andrew), Landon Davis (Ashton) and Brandon Davis; seven great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Freddie Deakins (Fran), Geraldine Rogers (Jimmie), Jimmy Deakins (Kathy), Mary Campbell and Jane Boston (Brett); and several nephews, nieces and great-nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Davis and Pastor Randal Emert officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Saturday prior to the service.

Interment services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to the Deakins family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821

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