Dearnell, Lawana F. (Cleveland)

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Lawana F. Dearnell, 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017.  

She was retired from “His Song Ministries” after 10 years of service.  Lawana was a member of the Dwelling Place Church.  She had a passion for her animals.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Benson Ellis.

Survivors include her mother, Mildred Law Ellis of Cleveland; daughter, Jaina Spencer and husband, William of Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren, Raquel Spencer of Dalton, GA and Justin Spencer of Lawrenceville, GA; sister, Mary Hollifield and husband, Charles of Mechanicsville, VA; brothers, Donald Ellis and wife, Juanita of Cleveland and Michael Ellis and wife, Wynell of Fort Walton Beach, FL; several nieces and nephews; and her Pomeranian, Maxx.

The service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Jamie Tuttle officiating.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Humane Society at SPCA of Bradley County, ATTN:  Treasurer, PO Box 703, Cleveland, Tn. 37364-0703.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Dearnell family guest book at

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