McKinivan-Alberts, Florence Elaine (Cleveland)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Florence McKinivan-Alberts
Florence McKinivan-Alberts

Florence Elaine McKinivan-Alberts, 81, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, and formally of Buffalo, New York, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018.

She was born in Buffalo, NY, on April 7, 1936, a daughter of the late Ed and Venetta Beers. 

Ms. Alberts leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband John Alberts, three children Charles, Dawn and Kevin along with numerous other family members and special friends. 

The funeral mass will take place on Friday, Feb. 16, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home at 2419 Georgetown Road NW in Cleveland, with Father Michael Nolen officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, from 3-4 p.m. 

You are encouraged to share a memory of Ms. Alberts and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Alberts family with her arrangements.


Clark, Richard W. (Ringgold)

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