Cronan, Pauline (Cleveland)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Pauline Cronan, 86, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 in a local hospital.  She was a native of Polk County and lived the majority of her life in Bradley County.  She was a member of the Echoes of Mercy Baptist Church.  Pauline loved her church and spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Cronan; parents, Roscoe and Mary Burns Stewart; and siblings, Ebb Stewart, Tom Stewart, Harold Stewart, Junior Stewart and Della Mae Cronan.

She is survived by her children, Charles (Alice) Cronan of Benton, Faye Bradshaw of Cleveland, Mary Lynn of Benton, and Randall (Sue) Cronan of Cleveland; seven grandchildren, Angela Byram, Amy Hawkins, Stanley Crook, Dorothy Zumstein, Christopher Bradshaw, Kerrie Cronan and Skylar Freeman; eight great-grandchildren, Klassy Hawkins, Kallie Hawkins, Dawson Self, Zachary Byram, Tucker Hawkins, Logen Martin, Alyssa Bradshaw and Jaiden Bradshaw.  Several nieces, nephews and other extended family members also survive.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Daniel White officiating.  Interment will follow in Old Ocoee Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday,

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Cronan family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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