Miscellaneous Bradley County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Estylene Nancy Patton - 74, formerly of Benton, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 11, 2000, at her home.
She was the daughter of the late William A. "Bill" and Tilda J. Jones Cross of Benton. She was preceded in death by six brothers: Hubert Cross, Willie Cross, Wayne Cross, Carl Cross Raymond Cross and Paul Cross; and one sister: Ruby Kate Cross Stanley.
Survivors include two brothers: Billy Cross of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Winston Cross of Dayton, Ohio; one sister: Onie A. Lawson of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted Aug. 16, 2000, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jess Martin officiating. Interment followed in the Etowah Cemetery in Etowah.

Doyle Eugene Groves - 62, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Aug. 12, 2000, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was the son of the late Olen and Lucille Cathey Groves.
He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth Maddox Groves of Cleveland; two daughters and one son-in-law: Lisa and Rick Green of Charleston, and Jacqueline Groves of Cleveland; one son: Brian Groves of Cleveland; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted Aug. 16, 2000, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Haskins officiating. Interment followed in Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. 

John "J.T." Taylor Stafford - 78, a resident of Old Fort, passed away Aug. 12, 2000, at his home. 
He was a member of Conasauga Baptist Church and attended Blue Ridge Temple Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late Frank and Nelia Hawkins Stafford. 
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Edith Stafford of Old Fort; three sons and daughters-in-law: Don and Johnnie Stafford of Cleveland, John and Susan Stafford of Melrose, Fla., and Dennis and Joyce Stafford of Benton; two daughters and sons-in-law: Ann and Dan Biggs of Casper, Wyo., and Jeanette and Dave Kinley of Georgetown; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; one sister: Edna Brackett of Old Fort; one brother: Paul Stafford of Tennga, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted Aug. 15, 2000, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Parm officiating. Interment followed in Benton, Memorial Gardens.

Luke "Red" Weir - 72, of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord, Aug. 13, 2000. He was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother: Hubert Franklin Weir and Hobert McGuire Weir; three brothers: Nathan Weir, twin brother Luther Weir and Lloyd Weir.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Juandine Harrison Weir; two sons and one daughter-in-law: Frank and Darlene Weir of Athens and David Weir of Cleveland; one daughter and son-in-law: Kathy and Lindsey Nunn of Cleveland; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, one brother: Arvil Weir; and one sister: Lissie Rogers, both of Cleveland.
The funeral service was held Aug. 15, 2000, in the North Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with Minister Jim Pharr and Pastor Ken Roberts officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Lewis A. Taylor - 90, a resident of Cleveland, died Aug. 13, 2000. He was the son of the late Tellie
Stuart Taylor and Virgil Taylor. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ruth J. Taylor of Cleveland; two sons and daughters-in-law: Harold D. and Glenda Taylor and Eddie G. and Kim Taylor; one daughter and son-in-law:
James E. and Jennie A. Thurman, all of Cleveland; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Aug. 15, 2000, at the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Bill Beaty officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Harold Lee Hale - 30, of Cleveland died Aug. 13, 2000, in a local hospital. He was of the Church of God faith.
Survivors include his mother: Shirley Smith of Cleveland; father: Floyd Hale of Birchwood; two brothers: Carl R. Hale of Birchwood and Paul A. Hale of Cleveland; four sisters: Teresa Lynn Johnson of Cleveland, Linda Kay White of Birchwood, Sandra Charlene Hale of Chattanooga and Elaine Hale of Knoxville; grandparents: Estelle Hale of Birchwood and Mary Stevenson of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Aug. 16, 2000, at the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Gary Sneed officiating. Interment followed in Fort Hill Cemetery.

Stella Grace Carver - 83, of the Chestuee Community in Polk County, died Aug. 14, 2000, at a local nursing home. 
She was a native of Calhoun and had resided in Polk County most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Moody W. Carver; parents: W.O. and Diora Melton Clark; and three brothers, M.R. Clark, Fred Clark and Charles Clark.
She was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law: George W. and Jo Carver of Calhoun; six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law: Thelma and J.E. Firestone of Delano; brother and sister-in-law: Madge Clark of Goodsprings, Louise Clark of Cleveland and Eunice Clark of Calhoun; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was Aug. 16, 2000, in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Revs. J.E. Firestone and Lynn Moreland officiating. Interment followed in Chestuee Cemetery in Polk County.

Edna Davis Brown King - 91, of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., died Aug. 14, 2000, in a hospital there.
She was a member of Lakeview Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Albert Burton King.
Survivors include two daughters: Jewel Talley of Chattanooga and Louise Stitt of Hixson; four sons: Gilbert King of Fayetteville, Joe King of Cleveland, Gene King of Douglas, Ga., and Jim King of Rossville, Ga.; two sisters: Hazel Park and Odell Bowen both of Fayetteville; 18 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held Aug. 16, 2000, in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home in Rossville with Elmer Crozier officiating. Interment followed in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

Cecil L. Eaton - 69, of Hixson died Aug. 14, 2000, in a healthcare facility there.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Willie Lee Eaton. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include one daughter: Jan Forrest of Hixson; one son: Billy Eaton of Florida; three sisters: Mary Harold and Katherine Ellis, both of Cleveland, and Viola Parian of Benton; three brothers: Johnny Eaton and Jim Eaton, both of Cleveland, and Henry Eaton of Maryville; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Aug. 16, 2000, in the chapel of Williamson and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Doyle Thrasher officiating. Interment followed in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

K. Kevin Borst - 43, of Salisbury, N.C., and a native of Newton, Iowa, died Aug. 14, 2000, at his residence. He was a member of Crossroads Community Church.
Survivors include his wife: Jennifer Barnes Borst; three sons: Bradley Borst, Matthew Borst, and Andrew Borst, all of Salisbury; mother: Mary Ann Lansrud Borst; father: K. Max Borst, both of Cleveland; paternal grandmother: Alice McCartney Borst of Springfield, Ohio; and brother: J. Michael Borst of Altoona, Iowa.
The funeral service was held Aug. 18, 2000, at Summersett Memorial Chapel, Salisbury, with Pastor Jim Kirkpatrick officiating. Interment was in Rowan Memorial Park.

Gary E. Thomas - 58, of Cleveland, passed away on Aug. 14, 2000, after a brief illness at a local hospital.
He was preceded in death by his parents: S.E. "Sam" and Stella Thomas, and his sister: Faye Griffith.
Survivors include one niece and husband: Donna and Graham Wardell; two great nephews: Chris Chapman and Matt Chapman; one great-niece, Becky Chapman; aunts and uncles: Kenneth and Pauline McPhail of Cleveland, Roy and Joan Thomas of Sweetwater, Mildred and Bob McGuiness of Lenoir City, Clyde and Sue Thomas of Maryville, and Anna Rae Morrison of Farner; and a host of other family, friends, co-workers and beloved pets.
Visitation was held Aug. 17, 2000, at the Fellowship Hall of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, where Gary was a long-time member. A celebration of Gary's life was held at the church immediately following the visitation, with the Rev. Rob Giesclmann officiating.

Clara E. Tibbs - 81, of Cleveland, departed this earthly life on Aug. 14, 2000, at her home. 
She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mission Circle No. 2, Leona Westfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Jim Pugh and Aletha Pugh Peters; her husband of 44 years, Charles Tibbs, and a sister: DeRosotta Push.
Survivors include three daughters: Phyllis Graham, Ann Armstrong and Charlotte (Raymond) Scott; and four sons: Freddie Pugh, Alfred (Linda) Tibbs, Don (Martha) Tibbs and Charles Tibbs Jr., all of Cleveland; two brothers: Emmett Law of Charleston and James Pugh of Cleveland; and one sister: Alberta Henley of Loudon.
The funeral service was held Aug. 18, 2000, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Robinson officiating. 
Patton Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

Amelia Whitaker - 68, of Cleveland died Aug. 15, 2000, in a local nursing home. She was a member of West Cleveland Baptist Church,
She was preceded in death by her mother: Gladys Harris.
Survivors include one son: Roy Clarence Whitaker of Indiana; three daughters: Nancy Lucille Winslow of Midlothian, Ill., Patsy Elaine Cloud of Illinois and Mikki Summerford of Cleveland; 10 grandchildren; and eight grand-children
The funeral service was held Aug. 17, 2000, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Winslow officiating. Interment followed in Fort Hill Cemetery.

James L. Logan - 85, of Eaglebille, died Aug. 15, 2000, at a hospital in Nashville.
He was a member of Center Point Church of Christ in Pikeville.
Survivors include two sisters: Martha Mason Douglas of Cleveland, and Willie Myrtle Hudson of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Aug.19, 2000,at the Wildwood Chapel of the Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Steve Davis officiating. Interment followed in Fort Hill Cemetery.

William Irving McCoy Sr. - 76, a resident of Cleveland and formerly of Norfolk, Va., passed away Aug. 16, 2000, at the family residence.
He was a member of Living Word Fellowship, and was a retired Merchant Marine.
He was preceded in death by his parents: James Peter McCoy and Enid Baker McCoy; six brothers: Raymond McCoy, Walter McCoy, Donald McCoy, James Peter McCoy, Willis McCoy, and James Osborne.
Survivors include his wife: Elizabeth "Mickey" McCoy of Cleveland; one son: William Irving McCoy Jr. , of Burlington, Va.; three daughters: Carolyn Ann Mustgrave of Chesapeake, Va., Janie Rosemary McCoy of Virginia Beach, Va., and Marie M. Bryan of Randleman, N.C.; two brothers: Herman McCoy of Moyock, N.C., and Charles McCoy of Blackwater, Va.; five sisters: Barbara Guill of Virginia Beach, Louise Bowden of Cheasapeake, Dorothy Cooksey of Chesapeake, Thelma Lee of Virginia Beach , and Marjorie Salmon of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Mildred McGuire - 88, a resident of Cleveland, died Aug. 16, 2000, in a local nursing home.
She was the daughter of the late Ira D. and Victoria Allen and she was the widow of Carl McGuire. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ruth Jones; three brothers: Raymond Allen, Herman Allen and Robert Allen; and one nephew, David Allen.
She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include one niece, Wanda Grimm; one nephew, Charles Allen; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and two sisters-in-law; Effie Allen and Irene Allen, all of Cleveland.
The funeral service was held Aug. 18, 2000, in the chapel of fike Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Snyder and Dewayne White officiating. Interment followed in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Vance D. Martin - 43, of Etowah and a native of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Aug. 17, 2000.
He was of the Christian Faith. He was preceded in death by his wife: Patricia Moreford Martin.
Survivors include his parents: David and Faye Martin of Delano; two brothers: Barry Martin of Cleveland and the Rev. Gregg Martin of Athens; grandmother: Myrtle Witt of Delano; and two nephews and one niece.
A memorial service was held Aug. 19, 2000, in the south Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Corky Alexander officiating.

Daniel Lamar Baliles - 39, a resident of McDonald died Aug. 17, 2000, at the family residence.
He was preceded in death by his father: Kenneth Baliles.
Survivors include his wife: Donna Baliles of McDonald; one daughter: Jasmyn Danielle Baliles of Chattanooga; two step-sons: Christopher Swallows and Billy Swallows both of Cleveland; two grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; mother: Loretta Hyde of Cleveland; four brothers: Gary Baliles of Atlanta, Larry Baliles, Timothy Baliles and Greg Baliles all of Cleveland; two sisters: Sandra Baliles of Blue Ridge, Ga., and Lisa Seibert of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was held Aug. 20, 2000, in the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes, with Pastor Guinn Green and Pastor Jennie Cisson officiating. Interment followed in Fort Hill Cemetery.

Mary Suggs Pate - 85, of Ringgold, Ga., died Aug. 17, 2000 in a local health care center. She was born in Meigs County and a member of Grace and Truthful Gospel Church in Chattanooga. 
She was preceded in death by her husband: James Albert Suggs; one daughter: Patricia Messner; three sons: Sgt. Thomas E. Collins, James A. Suggs Jr. and Sgt. David M. Suggs.
Survivors include four daughters: Brenda Middleton and Betty Walden, both of Ringgold, Linda Higdon of Trenton, Ga., and Francis Hooker of Cleveland; a step-son: James Milton Suggs of Cleveland; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Aug. 20, 2000, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Randall Rodgers officiating. Interment was at Plowman Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Sinard officiating.

Doyle Gene Griffith - 65, a resident of Atlanta and formerly of Cleveland, died Aug. 17, 2000, in an Atlanta hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Barbara Ann Miller Griffith, and his parents: Otis C. and Artie McArnis Griffith.
Survivors include one son: David M. Griffith of Rutledge, Ga.; two daughters and son-in-law: Lori and Greg Mullinax and Lynn Griffith all of Conyers, Ga.; four grandchildren; one brother: James R. Griffith of the Philippines; three sisters and brother-in-law: Faye and Dan Sheehan and Judy Griffith all of Cleveland, and Patricia Westbrook of Arden, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be conducted Aug. 26, 2000, at Horis A. Ward Rockdale Chapel in Conyers, Georgia.
This announcement made courtesy of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

France Lee Waters - 43, a resident of Cleveland, died Aug. 17, 2000, at his residence. He was a member of United Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents: France and Mary Waters; brother: M.L. Fowler; and sister: Wanda Morrison.
Survivors include the mother of his children: Susie Johnson of Cleveland; one son: Emanuel Lee Waters; and one daughter: Margie Michele Waters both of Cleveland; one brother: C.L.Fowler of Cleveland; four sisters: Mary Hyde of Cleveland, Patricia Green of Florida ; Bernice Gentry of Sweetwater, and Geraldine Collins of Madisonville; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and interment were held Aug. 21, 2000, at Boanerges Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Oliver officiating.
The Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes were in charge of arrangements.

Sandra A. Davis - 46, a resident of Cleveland, died Aug. 18, 2000, in a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her father: Clarence Cranfield.
Survivors include her husband: Marvin T. Davis of Cleveland; one daughter: Sheila Shults of Cleveland; mother: Mary Cranfield of Cleveland; two grandchildren; one brother: Clarence Cranfield Jr. of Georgia; five sisters: Becky Millsaps of Georgetown, Ann Scoggins of Cleveland, Lucretta Cranfield of Chattanooga, Phyllis Davis of Knoxville, and Brenda Cranfield of Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was held Aug. 20, 2000, in the North Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Joe Baker officiating. Interment followed in Grasshopper Church of God Cemetery.

Edwin McKeithen Jenkins - 84, a resident of Cleveland, died Aug. 19, 2000, at his residence. He was a member and former Sunday school teacher at First Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by one brother: Dr. Charles Roderick Jenkins.
Survivors include his wife: Geneva Rose Jenkins of Cleveland; one son and daughter-in-law: William Edwin and Cheryl Jenkins of Hinsdale , Ill.; three daughters and sons-in-law: Carolyn and James O. Williams of Cleveland, Sylvia Mills and John Wieczorek of Chattanooga, and Deloris Jenkins White of Roswell, Ga.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother: Bertram Jenkins of Gulf Port, Miss.; one sister: Naomi Catrer of Magnolia, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Aug. 21, 2000, at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Joseph Tanner officiating. 
Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

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