JoAnn Rist

joann rist

Born on April 11, 1948 and Departed on October 14, 2023

JoAnn Candler Rist, age 75, passed peacefully on October 14, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents: Charles and Roberta Candler; her granddaughter, Jeannie Schulze; son-in-law, Mark Eckstein.

She is survived by her husband, Hardy Rist; her brother, Ronnie Candler; daughters, Kimberly Eckstein, Rachel Lancaster; her son; Jonathan Rist; grandchildren, Hannah Eckstein, Charlie Mahon, Haylee Schulze and many beloved cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday October 28th from 1:00PM – 3:00PM at White Bluff Church of Christ, 4416 US-70, White Bluff, TN 37187.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief, Glaucoma Research Foundation or Troops First Foundation.

Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104 (615) 857—9955. We are proud to be West Nashville & Bellevue’s only locally owned and operated burial & cremation provider.


Visitation: October 28, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

White Bluff Church of Christ
4416 US-70
White Bluff, TN 37187

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  1. Always knowing I could go to her when I needed a story,or advice from time to time. Always cooking her meals,especially that “famous” bacon “sammich” as she called it,because she loved how I’d cook it! She became the grandmother figure in my life,and I’ll never forget our times together!

  2. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

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