OBITUARY: Deborah Kaye Jarman


Deborah Kaye Jarman, known affectionately to all as Deb or Nanaw, completed her earthly journey on July 8, 2024.

Born to the late Winford and Betty Green on March 28, 1951, in Detroit, MI, Deb was a beacon of laughter and love, filled with an adventurous spirit, whose life was a testament to the power of joy, family, and the great outdoors.

Deb was a loving and thoughtful individual who had an infectious sense of humor. Her laughter was a melody that played through the lives of everyone she touched, bringing joy to all. Deb had a way of making everything feel special and unique, from her expertly crafted meals, her cherished time with her grandchildren, to the warmth she brought to her home in Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee.

Having retired as the owner of Jarman Market, Deb was more than a successful businesswoman. She was a pillar of the community, an adventurous soul who loved everything about the outdoors, especially horses and gardening. Her love for flowers was an open secret, and her garden was a testament to her dedication and passion. Not one to stay indoors, Deb found her joy in traveling, exploring the world, and sharing those experiences with her loved ones. She was a pioneer of glamping, combining her love for comfort, nature, and adventure into unforgettable experiences.

Deb was a woman of many talents, an excellent cook who loved to dance for pure enjoyment. Her love for life was contagious, and she leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and living life to the fullest extent.

Her life was a beautiful journey filled with laughter, love, and adventure. The void left by her departure is immense, but the memories she created will continue to inspire and guide us. We encourage everyone who knew Deb to share their memories, upload photos, and celebrate her life on the memorial page.

Let us remember Deb not with sadness but with the joy and laughter she brought to our lives. Let us remember her adventurous soul, her loving heart, her thoughtful nature, and her infectious laughter. May her life continue to inspire us all.

Visitation will be on Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 11:00 AM – until time of services. Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2024 from the Chapel of Spann Funeral Home with Dwayne Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Jarman Welker Cemetery in Cumberland Furnace, TN

Survived by:
Shannon Jarman (Rachel) of Cumberland Furnace, TN
Melody Watkins (Billy) of Cumberland Furnace, TN
Gerald Green of PA
Tom Green (Lori) of Cumberland Furnace, TN
Susan Brown of Taylor, MI
13 Grandchildren
7 Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews

Preceded By:
Parents: Winford & Betty (Mangrum) Green
Husband: Steve Michael “PawPaw” Jarman
Brother: Tobie Green

Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home & Cremation Services (615) 446-1123


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