Jack A. Mantooth, 79, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friay evening, January 19, 2018.
He was born in Cleveland, on April 27, 1938, a son of the late Herman and Roxie Mantooth. Jack was of the Baptist faith and attened Cedar Springs Baptist Church. He was truck driver for over 42 years and many people remembered him for his CB handle “Crazy Jack”. After retiring, Jack became a local beef cattle farmer and enjoyed spending his free time visiting local livestock auctions. Jack was a member of the local Masonic Lodge #134 and a member of the Alhambra Shriners of Chattanooga and Cleveland. He served as president of the Cleveland Shrine for two years. Jack, however, will be most remembered for being a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
In addition to his parents, his was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alfus and Grace Mantooth and Hargis and Pearl Griffith.
Jack leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Juanell Beaty Mantooth, one daughter, Pam Rogers and her husband Tim, two sons, Jack Allen Mantooth and his wife Robin and Michael Mantooth (Adrienne), two sisters, Lola Anderson (Verlin) and Nelda Mayo of Orlando, FL, one brother, Lake Mantooth, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous other extended family members, fellow lodge members and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Spring Baptist Church located at 760 Cedar Springs Church Road SE in Cleveland, Tn., with Pastor Guinn Green and Pastor Dusty Caldwell officiating.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, at the church from 5-7 p.m.
The interment and committal service will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 12 p.m. in the Beaty Cemetery with Corey Mantooth, Tyler Mantooth, Bret Rogers, Ricky Martin, Brien Davis and Larry Mitchell serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Nicholas Hawkins and Jayden Mantooth.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to either the Beaty Cemetery Fund c/o Terry Beaty 354 Windsor Court, Cleveland, TN 37312 or the Shriners Children’s Hospital.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Jack and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist Jack’s family with these arrangements.