Glass, Joe Edward Jr. (Cleveland)

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Joe Edward Glass, Jr., age 65 of Cleveland, Tennessee, departed this life Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

He was born Sept. 1, 1952 in Sardis, Ms., a son of the late Joseph Glass Sr. and Ann Lee Coleman Tarpley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Diane Glass; and brother, Mark Tarpley.

He love to ride his motorcycle and was an avid hunter and fisherman. 

He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel Glass and Allison Ferguson of Rossville, James and Rhonda Thomas of Dalton; grandchildren, Breannah Glass, Emily Glass of Chickamauga, Stephanie Parker of Tunnel Hill, Katie Thomas, Kimberly Thomas of Dalton; brother, Mike Tarpley of Ringgold. 

Service to celebrate the life of Joe Edward Glass Jr. will be held Thursday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend John Tudor officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel & Dalton Crematory, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002



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