Rita Clouse

Rita Lorraine Clouse (Baryiski)

Wednesday, July 19th, 1939 - Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Rita Lorraine (Baryiski) Clouse, age 81 of Baxter, Tennessee passed from this life Friday, August 28, 2020, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

She was born Wednesday, July 19, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Martha (Ciesielske) Baryiski.

Rita was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all who knew her. She worked at Aquatech in Cookeville for many years. She was a member of Nash Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by:

4 daughters:
Patricia Bohannon of Cookeville, TN
Brenda Dunton of Salinas, CA
Elaine Clouse of Baxter, TN
Gail Clouse of Baxter, TN

2 sons:
Lester (Pokie) Clouse of Pikeville, TN
William (Billy) (Goat) Clouse of Cookeville, TN

11 grandchildren

23 great Grandchildren

Numerous great-great-grandchildren

1 son-in-law:
Jeffery Hayes of Cookeville, TN

1 sister:
Nancy Baryiski of Detroit, MI

1 special niece:
Debbie Goff of Sparta, TN

Numerous nieces and nephews

In addition to her parents, Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Clouse, 1 daughter, Zerina Hayes, 6 brothers, and 2 sisters.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family to help with final expenses.

Graveside services for Rita will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 beginning at 11:00 am Goff Cemetery in Baxter, Tennessee with Bro. Gary West officiating. Interment will follow in Goff Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 11:00am
    Goff Cemetery
    Baxter, TN
    Gary West
  • Interment

    Goff Cemetery
    Baxter, TN


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