Chadwick, Ava Delight Mantooth (Cleveland)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Ava Delight Mantooth Chadwick, 75, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at a local hospital. 

She was a member of South Cleveland United Methodist Church. She was retired from Bell South where she was employed as Supervisor for 36 years. She was also a member of the “Telephone Pioneers”. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Chadwick; parents, Oscar and Alice Wright Mantooth; sister, Myrtle Wattenbarger; and brothers, Jewell Mantooth, Col. William “Bill” Mantooth and Knoble Mantooth. 

Survivors include her children, Allison Campbell and husband Kevin D. of Cleveland and John C. Chadwick of Cleveland; grandchildren, Abbigail Campbell, Kaleb Campbell and Ashlea Chadwick; brother, Randall Mantooth and wife Velvie of Cleveland; sister-in-law, Dorris Mantooth of Cleveland; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lamont and Faye Chadwick; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, January 28, in the Chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Herbert Conley officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

Her family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Monday, January 29 at the Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.

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