Margaret Jane Wallace, 84, of Cookeville, Tenn., passed away Saturday evening June 20, 2020, at Bailey Manor of Cookeville.

She was born Sept. 8, 1935, in Russellville to the late James and Hattie Pillow DeShazer.

Jane was a member of Christ Community Church. She enjoyed quilting, searching for antiques, and caring for her dogs.

She is survived by her daughters, Patty (Jim) Short of Cookeville and Janet (Ronald) Smith of Bunnell, Fla.; grandchildren, Justin (Jeri) Chaffin, Amy (Jimmy) Watkins, Patrick (Jennifer) Short and Jake (Kristin) Short; eight great-grandchildren; and special niece, Sandra (Rodney) Silvey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Martha Duncan.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday June 24 at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Pastor Ed Malone will officiate. Friends are invited to come by the funeral home Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until service time to sign the guest book and pay their respects. Due to Covid-19 precautions, social distance measures will be observed. Interment will be at Crest Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heart of the Cumberland, PO Box 2474, Cookeville, TN 38502-2474.
Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (931)526-6111. Share your thoughts and memories at