Jacquelyn Michele Whited

Born in Hendersonville, TN on May 27, 1992

Departed on April 28, 2016 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Jacquelyn Michele Whited (Jackie) of Hendersonville passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, at home April 28th, 2016. She had been fighting an autoimmune disease that affects the liver since diagnosed at the young age of 17, although to nearly everyone, she appeared to be a healthy, vibrant 23 year-old. Battling the physical and emotional effects of this disease and other conditions following a traumatic accident in June 2013 finally took their toll on our beautiful Jacquelyn, and on this sunny spring April day, she was taken to heaven.

About Jackie

When family and friends describe Jackie, they say she was outgoing and lived life to its fullest, cherishing each day. She was beautiful, happy, energetic and colorful and was always smiling and laughing. In fact, many say her smile was super-infectious. Jackie was a strong, optimistic young woman and left a positive impression on many during her short 23 years.

In addition to spending time with her family and friends, she cherished many things, including animals. Jackie had a deep love and passion for animals, especially cats and horses and occasionally spent time at local shelters. She loved to listen to all genres of music, especially 80s and 90s tunes, watch scary movies and create art. Jackie started riding horses at the young age of 8, occasionally worked at the barn, taught others how to ride and did not stop until her accident in 2013. She was also very artistic and enjoyed writing short poems, painting and drawing. Jackie was a great big sister to her little brother Josh and enjoyed kids and babysitting tremendously, especially when “Aunt Jackie” was able to hang out with her niece, Shae Logan Cox.

Jackie’s family

Jackie leaves behind her parents, Tina and Robert Whited, two siblings, Jessica Cox and Joshua Whited and her two beautiful cats Munchkin and PP. She is also survived by her niece Shae Logan Cox and by several grandparents, including Robert and Virginia Whited of Gallatin (paternal), and Linda Logan and Nelda Case of Hendersonville (maternal).

Gifts and giving for Jackie

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sumner County Humane Society in Jackie Whited’s name at www.sumnerhumane.org or by mail to 16 Volunteer Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

 

 

 

6 Comments to Jacquelyn Michele Whited

  1. Sharon Newman-Reed
    May 4, 2016 10:32 am

    Tina, Robert, Jessica and Joshua, you have my deepest sympathy. The loss of a child is like no other you will ever experience, since I also have walked that path. Please, know that there are no right or wrong ways to grieve, it is whatever makes you feel better at that point and time. When you need to cry do that, when it’s time for laughter it definitely helps, when it is time to question, that is okay as well, when it is time to be angry, know that is also a natural emotion!

    Tina, whatever, whenever, if you need to talk, know that I am here for you, only time will make it bearable and faith will eventually see you through…. God bless your family and friends at this time! Much love

  2. Kris Horton
    May 4, 2016 10:54 am

    Robert Tina and Joshua so sorry for the loss of such a loving girl. She was much loved by each of you and will be missed by each of you. I think she loved animals as much as me. My heart and prays are with you during this time of loss. Love you Jackie run free with Molly. God only takes the good ones and he got you now. Let him hold you close and keep you safe.

  3. Jessica and Cameron Hodge
    May 4, 2016 3:50 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. My husband, Cameron, and I were home visiting for the holidays in December. Luckily, we were able to see Jackie, one last time. She was a very sweet, loving person. She will always be remembered in our hearts.

  4. Susie Marcum
    May 4, 2016 5:13 pm

    Linda, Tina and family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful angel. I have never lost a child or grandchild…I came very close to losing my son and I can’t imagine the pain you are going through. I know Jackie is going to be missed terribly and now Heaven is a little sweeter! I pray that God wraps you all in his arms of comfort and gives you a peace that passes all understanding. Will continue to pray for you all!

  5. Holly Clark
    May 5, 2016 5:32 am

    Robert, Tina, Josh, Jessica MS, Virginia Mr Robert, And the rest of Jackie’s Family : My heart is broken, and there are no words for the loss you are all experiencing. JACKIE touched my heart and soul, and I am blessed for having her laughter and creativity in my life for such a short time. She was an amazing and beautiful young woman who taught me lessons in life I will forever remember. I am so sorry for your loss. There just are no words. May you find some comfort and peace at this time knowing how many hearts your beautiful child touched in her life path. and what a difference she made in the lives she crossed.

  6. Larry Falk
    May 6, 2016 7:00 pm

    So sorry for your loss Tina, my heart felt condolences to the family.

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