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Whitney Rusha Lee Deering

March 16, 1988 – March 12, 2022


Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.

Funeral Service: 1:30 P.M.

Held at

Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro

448 East Burton Street

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

On March 12, 2022, an Angel visited Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and sealed the lips of a devoted, caring and loving mother, wife, auntie, sister and daughter after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Whitney, age 33 of Murfreesboro, TN, was born on March 16, 1988 in Waterloo, Iowa. The daughter of Earlena Ann Lee and Lee Russel Sisk, Sr. She married in 2017 and to that union two daughters, Raziyah Wade and Tiberiella Deering were born. She was employed with United Grocery Outlet and held various management positions in the area. Her passion was cooking and feeding everyone. She loved helping people if there was anything she could do for you she was there with that big smile.

Whitney is survived by her husband; daughters, Raziyah Wade and Tiberiella Deering; her mother, Earlena Ann Lee of Waterloo, IA; three sisters, Lenikole (Marcus) Sisk of Waterloo, IA, Keia (Dante) Kimble and Rhianna (Brodney) Sisk of Murfreesboro, TN; five brothers, Jimmy (Demetria) Sisk of Memphis, TN, Kory Sisk of MS, Lee R. Sisk, Jr., of S. Carolina, Terrell Dixon of Waterloo, IA, Lee R. (Amber) Sisk, II of Waterloo, IA; God mother, Sandy Kuy Kendall of Phoenix, AZ; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, Jamahl R. Lee; maternal grandmother, Christine Lee; paternal grandparents, Ester Mae Willingham, LeRoy and Nadine Sisk, Sr.

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