Pagleno, James Michael "Mike P."

Saturday, April 20, 2013

James Michael "Mike P." Pagleno , 53, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. 

A lover of hot rods and Harley Davidson, he was employed at Choo Choo Customs, Car-Tech and then Atkins Upholstery, where he was around what he loved. 

He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and the youngest son of the late Jeanette Jeffress and Jim "Papa" Pagleno. 

He is survived by his wife, Belinda Ellis Pagleno; daughter, Lacey Hartley; grandson, Hayden Smith; his brother, Ernie "Pag" Pagleno (Lois, Courtney); sister, Angie Davis, stepfather Terry Jeffress (Shirley), stepmother, Marlene Pagleno; brothers, Mike, Rick, and Jim Pagleno; sister, Suzi Carlton and several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 22, from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to ask that donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. 

Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe. 



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