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Johnny Rieben

September 10, 1943 — April 22, 2022

Hickory Withe, Tennessee

Johnny Murrell Rieben, age 78, resident of Hickory Withe, Tennessee and husband of Jewell Rieben, departed this life Friday morning, April 22, 2022 at his home.

Johnny was born September 10, 1943 in Paris, Tennessee, the son of the late John Louis Rieben and Margie Lou Bucy Rieben. He moved with his family at an early age and was a graduate of Bartlett High School and Southwest Tennessee Community College, where he majored in maintenance engineering. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Johnny was employed at Wright Medical, Firestone and Smith & Nephew before his retirement.

Mr. Rieben was married May 24, 1995 to Jewell Tibbs Rieben. He was a member of West Fayette Church of Christ in Oakland, Tennessee and was a collector of many things. He enjoyed going to his lake house in Paris, fishing at the lake, restoring old cars, going to antique malls and flea markets, and drawing.

Mr. Rieben is survived by his wife, Jewell Rieben of Hickory Withe, TN; two daughters, Stephanie Harrison (Michael) of Lakeland, TN and Beth Brock (Jeff Markle) of Somerville, TN; two sons, Johnny Rieben II of Jacks Creek, TN and Joseph Rieben of Eads, TN; his sister, Joyce Waters (Oliver) of Commerce, GA; his brother, Tommy Rieben of Paris, TN; and five grandchildren, Andrew Brock, Addison Parker, Mekenly Brock, Devon Rieben and Chris Tibbs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Chris Tibbs and his brother, David Rieben.

Funeral Services for Mr. Rieben were held at 1 P.M. Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Doug Seaton officiating. Interment with Military Honors followed in the Macon Cemetery in the Macon Community.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Johnny Rieben II, Michael Harrison, Jeff Markle, Andrew Brock, Eddie Tibbs and Robert Curtis.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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