Helen Vandercook Thomasson

Helen Vandercook Thomasson, of Sweetwater, born April 12, 1935, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Mrs. Thomasson was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Sweetwater, where she oversaw the hospitality of the church and participated and assisted in other church out reaches. Mrs. Thomasson participated in the Emmaus Walk. She also assisted with the Meals on Wheels of Monroe County.

Preceded in death by: her mother, Bethel Dixon Vandercook; father, Simon Mark Vandercook; grandson, Adam Mark Thomasson; brother, Jack D. Vandercook.

Survivors include: her husband of 64 years, James Morton Thomasson Jr., of Sweetwater;

Sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen Mark and Amy Thomasson, of Sweetwater, Michael Glenn and Lisa Thomasson, of Cleveland;

Grandchildren, Jessica Michelle (Aaron) Price, Katlyn Nicole (Cory) Lawson, Rachel Elizabeth Thomasson, Abigail Grace (Carter) Music;

Brother and sister-in-law, Jerry Wallace and Joanne Vandercook, of Cross Plains;

Sisters, Jean Taylor, of Nashville, Glenda Mays, of Goodlettsville;

Sister-in-law, Jane Vandercook, of Hendersonville;

Several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Wood Presbyterian Home, and members of the Amedisys Hospice group, for the love and care shown to Helen and the family.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church of Sweetwater. A celebration of life and memorial service will follow at 6:30 p.m., with the Rev. Ron Fisher officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Sweetwater Memorial fund.

Kyker Funeral Homes in Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com