Bloom, Cayla Allissa (Delano)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Cayla Allissa Bloom, 6, of Delano, TN, passed away, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 due to injuries sustained in a car accident. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Bloom. 

She is survived by her father, David Bloom; siblings, Dawson Bloom and Kadin Pike, all of Delano; and grandparents, John and Bonnie Pike of Athens, John Bloom and wife, Sandy of NC and Terri Simpson of GA. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Jerry Herron officiating. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, at the Higgins Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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Smith, Jimmy L. (Sweetwater)

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Don Quarles

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Edwina Martin

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Lookout Mountain, Ga., Raises Sewer Rates; Joins In Kudzu Fight

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Police Investigating An Armed Robbery On Friday Night At UTC

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